Things to do in Rishikesh #WeekendGetaway 

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5th Jun 2018

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Rishikesh is known as the Yoga capital of India is a very popular tourist spot .

Following are the things you can do in Rishikesh.

1)Camping by the Ganges

Listening to water flow through the rocks ,waking up to the chirping of peacocks,breathing the fresh air swaying . Surrounded by forests you cant miss camping in Rishikesh .

I would say avoid staying in Hotels but camp at a recognized place .

Safe for both guys and girls .

Camp WildEx

Photo of Wildex Camp Rishikesh, Phool Chatti, Neelkanth Temple Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller

Camp Wildex by the Ganges

Photo of Wildex Camp Rishikesh, Phool Chatti, Neelkanth Temple Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller

The view from the Camp

Photo of Wildex Camp Rishikesh, Phool Chatti, Neelkanth Temple Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller

2)Adventure activities at Jumpin Heights

Want to feel the adrenaline rush ? Want to do the extraordinary ?

Jumpin Heights offers the best adventure activities in India.It was started by ex army officers and is managed by experts from New Zealand and France .They offer India's highest Bungee Jump,Indias largest Giant Swing and Asia's largest flying fox.Do visit this place .Pre-book in advance.

Bungee Jump

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3)River Rafting in Rishikesh

There are a lot of third party agencies which offer river rafting in Rishikesh .It is one of the best in India .Rafting starts from Shivpuri and ends in the city of Rishikesh .The rafting experience is emaculate and lasts for 1 hours with 16kms of raft quenching .

I dont know whether it is still active or not in Rishikesh but it is definetly one of my favourite things to do in Rishikesh .

rafting site

Photo of Shivpuri, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller

here we go

Photo of Shivpuri, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller

3)The Beatles Ashram

A place unexplored unknown and really beautiful.With Grafitis taking over,the beatles ashram or the abandoned ashram is a place where in after a tiring day you can relax and click amazing pics .

A must visit and highly recommended.

Photo of The Beatle's Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller
Photo of The Beatle's Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller
Photo of The Beatle's Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller
Photo of The Beatle's Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller
Photo of The Beatle's Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller

4)Attend the Ganga aarti

The Ganga aarti takes place at multiple locations prominently at the Parmarth Ashram .Get engrossed in the spirtuality and witness breathaking sunsets and beautiful glimpses of this holy worship to Mother Ganga.

Photo of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller
Photo of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller
Photo of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller
Photo of Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India by theuncanny_traveller

5)Stroll through the city and witness never seen before things

Here are a few pics which resemble the above

one of the many

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Ram Jhula

Photo of Things to do in Rishikesh #WeekendGetaway by theuncanny_traveller

streets

Photo of Things to do in Rishikesh #WeekendGetaway by theuncanny_traveller

Kindly comment and let me know if I have missed out on any thing that is a  must do in Rishikesh.

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