Rishikesh represents the site where Lord Vishnu vanquished the demon Madhu. The place is known as the Tapo Bhumi or the place for meditation of the Gods. Tapovan, on the other bank of the Ganges, houses a temple to Lakshmana. It is believed that Lakshmana, the younger brother of Lord Rama, carried out penances here.
The Neelkanth Mahadev temple near Rishikesh is believed to be the site where Lord Shiva had drunk the venom that came out during the churning of the ocean.
In the 1960s, the place came into limelight as the place where the poRishikesh,Hotels Rishikesh,Resorts Rishikesh,Rafting Rishikesh,Rafting Shivpuri,Rishikesh Hotelsp group Beatles met their guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Rishikesh is one of the most popular pilgrim centres and gateway to the Himalayan shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, & Yamunotri. The Yoga centres of Rishikesh have enhanced the significance of the place. An International Yoga Week is organized here every year by U. P. Tourism every year between 2nd and 7th February. Nowdays Rishikesh is famous for White Water Rafting Expeditions.
Prime Attractions: Rishikesh
Lakshman Jhula :
This suspended iron bridge was build in 1939 and has been a major attraction among the tourists. Ram Jhula - the other suspended Iron bridge was constructed between Shivanand Ashram and Sawarg Ashram some year back.
Triveni Ghat :
This is a bathing ghat. Daily in the morning and evening there are thousands who take bath here and enjoy the Maha Aarti being performed. It very soothing to sit on the banks of the river and enjoy the cool breeze from the river.
Swarga Ashram :
One can find numerous temples here. This place has the eating joints and shops where one can do shopping. The beautiful statues in the area mesmerise the visitors.
Gita Bhavan :
This newly constructed building is famous for its attractive paintings and statues from the Hindu mythology. Situated just across the Lakshman Jhula.
Bharat Mandir :
Built by Adiguru Shankra Chrya arround 12th centuray, Bharat mandir is situated in the heart of the old town on the Banks of the Ganges. Detailed account of this oldest temple of Rishikesh are available in ancient record of Kearkhand. The Inner sanctum of the temple has the idol of Lord Vishnu, carved out of a single ?Saligram?. In the inner canopy above the idol is Shree Yantra installed by Adi Shankraya Charya. The original temple was destroyed by Tamur lane in 1398 A.D. Lot of old statues , coins, pots and other things of historical importance were found in recent excavatiions in the premises of the temple.
Close to Trivenighat is the most ancient place, the Rishikund. Ancient records relate this to Kubz Saint, who was blessed by the Goddess Yamuna by saturating this pond by its water. The pond reflects the temple of Ragunath, dedicated to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita.
White Water Rafting At Shivpuri [ Rishikesh]
The challenge of violent rivers is no less than that of the rugged mountains. The icy heights of the Himalayas are the source of some of India's mighty rivers, Shivpuri [ 16 kms] is having many rafting camps at Ganga beach [ September to June ].
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RIver Side Rafting Camp Shivpuri [Rishikesh]
Camping & Rafting Package Includes
Accommodation in Alpine tents ( twin sharing )
1 Breakfast , 1 Lunch , 1 Dinner
Camp fire with light snacks
River rafting stretch [ 12 Kms] from Marine drive to Shivpuri
One way transport for rafting trip from camp
Location: River Side Rafting camp Shivpuri Rishikesh
River rafting camp Rapid Action is located at Shivpuri village 16 kms away from Rishikesh , Its situated at Bank of river Ganga , Basically its first camp when you approach Shivpuri and cross Gang bridge at Shivpuri ,this is first river rafting camp .
Activities: River Side Rafting Camp Shivpuri Rishikesh
There are many activities one can do at river rafting camp Shivpuri like Beach Camping ,Bird Watching, Kayaking, Swimming,Beach Volleyball, River rafting , Campfire , Village trekking,
Body surfing, Cliff jumping during rafting trip, night hiking etc.
Extra Activities: River Side Rafting Camp Shivpuri Rishikesh
Some extra activities can be done on extra charges like Rock Climbing , Rappelling , River Crossing, Slithering, Bungee Jumping Etc.
Camp Rafting Masti Shivpuri
Rafting Masti ! Means Rafting Fun, Rafting Masti.com is unit of Hamara Holiday Private Limited, The Ultimate Adventure & Holiday Packages Tour Company. Rafting Masti and its dedicated team provides services for treks, jeep safaris, mountain bike tours, mountaineering expeditions all over the Himalaya in India, Because of our valuable clientele we have set-up an exclusive rafting Beach camp on on the Ganges, 19 km beyond Rishikesh near Shivpuri.
This is your time to have fun of Rafting means Rafting Masti. We minimise the hassles to make this trip happen.
Because "We at RAFTING MASTI love Adventure and are excited about rafting we are here on the GANGA with a complete rafting and outdoor package and more so with the desire to share this ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE with you all".
White Water Rafting is still a relatively new and upcoming Adventure Sport in India, Rafting can be done by anybody (except for those with serious medical problems) - young and old alike. No previous experience is required, in fact most of our guests have never rafted before. You need not be a swimmer to experience the thrills of this sport. We have quality equipment - rafts, life jackets, helmets, and oars, paddles that will be provided. (Children below 13 yrs are not allowed on certain sections of the river). Each raft has a guide who sits in the middle or at the end handling the boat. Every raft has a first aid kit, repair kit, dry bags (rubberized water proof) to keep spare clothes and cameras dry. Helmets and life jackets are compulsory!!
Our river guides are professional with extensive experience, guiding innumerable trips , Our guides are also proficient to deal with any minor first aid problems should that occur.
The quality of trips and safety are our primary concern and safety measures are strictly followed. Our trained and experienced guides will thoroughly instruct you on all aspects of rafting and river safety at the start of each journey. No consumption of alcohol on the raft. You will be required to sign an assumption of risk form at the beginning of each trip.
We run our trips with total respect for the environment and expect our guests to do the same. Placing service above all, we devote ourselves wholeheartedly to making every trip the finest possible with that personal touch!
The Ganga has a mixed river section of Grade I - IV Rapids (* Grading given below) - mild waters to wild waters followed by placid stretches where one can even body surf with the gentle waves. No risks are taken and if our guides determine that certain sections of the river are inappropriate, their word and decision is final.
Grade I - Relaxing - Waves are so small you may not even get wet.
Grade II - Easy does it - Clear passages and moderate waves.
Grade III - Adventurous - Lots of waterslide like waves, rapids with clean passages. Excellent family adventure!
Grade IV - Thrilling - Long rapids, powerful waves.
Grade V - Awesome - Long exciting rapids, big technical drops and steep gradient.
Grade VI - Don't try this!!
(Grade V and Grade VI rapids are not undertaken for commercial rafting).
RAFTING MASTI CAMP is located on the Rishikesh-Devprayag road (245km from Delhi and 19km from Rishikesh) It is on the bank of the river Ganga, 1 km beyond sHIVPURI village.
Food: Dining is an interesting affair in a separate and spacious tent. Full course buffet meals are served. Delicious multi cuisine dishes - Indian, Tandoori are prepared by trained chefs. Snacks and soup are enjoyed around a bonfire in the evenings with the gurgling sounds of the Ganga river adding to the ambience.
Activities at camp: Indoor and outdoor games relaxing on the Ganga Beach enjoying the breathtaking views around, walking down to the Ganga River, Rock Climbing, Bridge Slithering, White water rafting gives you a complete Adventure camping experience. Numerous day/night hikes, nature walks and village treks are possible. Each trekking path is fascinatingly different.
Evening Campfires: The evenings are lively by the Ganga River under the star-spangled sky with mouth-watering snacks and a crackling bonfire. Everybody gets together - humming old favourites or exchanging tales of their treks and adventures of now or from their earlier trekking / camping holiday in the Himalayas
RISHIKESH - SHIVPURI CAMPS PACKAGE
Rafting RishikeshWhite Water Rafting has become one of the most popular offbeat recreational adventure activities in India, Great river Ganga offers some of the best and safest rafting rapids in the India. Our Rafting camp is situated on the silver sandy banks of Ganga at Shivpuri, some seventeen kilometers upstream on Rishikesh - Badrinath Road. In the tents we provide comfortable accommodation with cots, mattresses, blankets etc. Tasty and nutritious meals are prepared fresh at the camp kitchen.
Location: Rafting Camp Shivpuri near Rishikesh
The camp is situated on the banks of River Ganga in the most exotic natural setting at Shivpuri. Shivpuri is 40 mins short of Kaudiyala the place which is known to be the birth place of White Water Rafting in India. And loved by Adventure seekers for Its grade 4+ rapids like "The Wall".
Rafting Shivpuri Distance : Rafting Camp Shivpuri near Rishikesh
Approx 245 kms. / 6 1/2 hrs. drive from New Delhi.
Facilities :Rafting Camp Shivpuri near Rishikesh
At rafting camp we provide Alpine tents with cots and mattresses; Environment friendly camp toilets and bath;( Dry Pitt Toilets and Shower Tents) An experienced team of camp and kitchen staff.
Camp 5 Elements Rishikesh
The Camp 5 Elements is located off Rishikesh (37 kms) (Uttaranchal, India) on banks of River Ganges surrounded by 800 meters of silver sand river beach, thick forests and mountains. The Camp 5 Elements' is indeed the most scenic, secluded and romantic beach camp on the Ganga.
Accommodation : Guests are accommodated in comfortable twin- bedded tents. Bathroom and Toilets are separate.
Activities around the camp:
Building Sandcastles or just Sunbathing
Special Corporate Programs by Leading Trainers
White Water Rafting:- Water Rafting starting right from the camp covering 30 River Kms from The Camp till Rishikesh, total time taken is 05hrs. covering the rapids like Sweet Sixteen (grade-1), Marine Drive (grade-2), Three Blind Mice (grade-3), Cross Fire (Grade-3), roller Coaster (grade-4) and Golf Course (grade-4).
Trekking to Nearby Garhwali Village:- This is an interesting trek of the duration of 02hrs.
Rock Climbing & Rappelling:- In this basic class we'll cover the fundamentals of technical rock climbing/rappelling; Visit to Stalactite and Stalagmites Caves It's a small drive of around one hour to Stalactite & Stalagmite caves.
Ganga Beach Resort is resort located on the Banks of River Ganges at Rishikesh . It is located between Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula on the Badrinath Road.
Rishikesh is located at a height of about 1360 feet above sea level and is a very important destination for Hinduism. It is believed that several yogis and sages lived and practised penance here. Rishikesh is currently home to a lot of Temples and Ashrams and visited all through the year as a part of Pilgrimage or a part of itinerary covering Uttaranchal. Best season to Rishikesh is Winter (Oct - March).
Facilities:Ganga Beach Resort Rishikesh
Yoga and Meditation
Activities :Ganga Beach Resort Rishikesh
Adventure Activities (White Water Rafting)
Visit to Rajaji national Park.
Access: Ganga Beach Resort Rishikesh Air : The nearest airport is Dehradun (Jolly Grant), 35 kms from Haridwar. Rail: Rishikesh is connected by rail via Haridwar (24 kms) Road: By road Rishikesh to Haridwar 24 kms, Dehradun 47 kms, Mussoorie 77 kms, Badrinath 301 kms (Son Prayag), Kedarnath 228 kms, Gangotri 258 kms, Yamunotri 288 kms (Hanuman Chatti), Srinagar 105 kms, Joshimath 252 kms.
Explore Himalaya Resort Shivpuri Rishikesh
Explore Himalaya Resort is situated among the Himalayan foot hills, with the wonderful view of Ganges. Surrounded by sal forests, honors a magical natural spot, The Explore Himalayas comprising 9 rooms, offers deluxe accommodation situated in hilly forests.
It is full of rare birds, butterflies and flowers. It enroute to the famous shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath and to the trekking routes of Himalayan ranges.
It is designed in such a manner that one can enjoy enchanting panoramic view of Holy Ganges. The Explore Himalayas has its own spring water. It offers leisure, log fires and reading and it also offers quiet and peaceful retreat in forest. It takes 10 minutes walk to reach the banks of Holy Ganges.
Location : Explore Himalaya Resort
The Explore Himalayas is located 20 Km's. above Rishikesh on the route to Badrinath. It is 243 Km's. from Delhi.
Access : Explore Himalaya Resort
It can be reached by car but merits a tranquil train journey till Haridwar from where a car pick up taxis can be rented for a pleasant one and a half hour drive.
Road: From New Delhi : 243 Km's.
Accomodation: Explore Himalaya Resort
The Explore Himalayas houses 18 person in 9 exclusive rooms named after Indian mountain peaks. Room Tariff is payable in advance at least 15 days to confirm bookings failing which the booking gets automatically released.
No Charge for children below 4 years.
For children between 4-11 years 50% discount on meal rates.
For 11 years and above: adult rates will be charged.
Dining: Explore Himalaya Resort
Bed tea and evening tea are included in the room rent. Continental and Indian cuisines are served. Fixed menus are offered at the per head rates of Rs. 100/ for breakfast, Rs 200/- for lunch, Rs. 250/- dinner. Half rates are charged for children below 11 years .
Facilities: Explore Himalaya Resort
24 hours running hot and cold water
Spring water purified and filtered for drinking.
Doctor/ post office / market at Rishikesh.
Sight seeing to Rishikesh can be arranged on prior notice.
Camping/ water sports, Rock Climbing, Paragliding and jungle walks can be arranged on a tailor made itinerary ( to be booked, well in advance)
Yoga & Meditation can be arranged on prior information.