Rishikesh is a must visit pilgrim place for the Hindus once in a lifetime. Yet this is also the weekend getaway place for the people residing on its foothills and neighbouring districts. Today, there are many adventure sports activities to do, which the tourism department permits. These are assisted adventure activities and professionals can do it independently.
You must check your Haridwar Rishikesh tour package includes the below-mentioned adventure activities to do:
1. Bungee Jumping:
The adrenal rush adventure seekers must visit Mohanchatti to do Bungee jumping once in Rishikesh. The people who do not have fear of height can do this as an adventure sport. Others can try as this is with full safety. You will jump from an 83-m base above the river. You will fall free with supported rope as if you are going to touch the river water. However, the rope and spring will suppress the falling gravity and hold you back on the rope tied to your legs.
2. River Rafting:
You must reach Kaudiyala to do white river rafting in Rishikesh. You need not know to swim while doing this watersports activity. The organizer will provide your life jacket, and they will guide you and support you throughout your rafting adventure. March to April is the best season to come here for river rafting.
3. Air Safari:
Recently the Uttarakhand tourism department has launched helicopter tour. This has given an opportunity for the honeymooners and others who do not wish to take a paragliding ride. A Helicopter ride will reach you towards the valley, which you cannot see them by trekking. You will get a bird’s eye view of this mountainous region.
Anyone can do Zorbing once in Rishikesh. You have to reach Garhwal do to this fun and adventure activity. This is newly introduced in the list of adventure to do in Rishikesh. It is best for the kids, honeymoon couples, and people not interested in adrenaline pumping adventure activities. In this activity, you will roll down a slope with your gravity in a transparent rubber ball, which has an inner capsule to place two people.
Mountain trekking on the Himalayas present in Rishikesh is of an easy and tough one. It is advisable to try on Kunjapuri trekking trials. This will lead you to see the rolling hills, water streams, lush green vegetation, and mountain peaks. You can enjoy Mother Nature throughout your trekking trail in Rishikesh.
You must visit Kunjapuri and Ranikhet to take a paragliding ride. There is no need of experience as these are assisted paragliding. You will have a pilot behind you who will control the gliding throughout your ride. You can see the beauty of the mountain valley in a descending motion. This is a summer adventure activity in Rishikesh.
7. Mountain Biking:
There are many permitted areas in Rishikesh for mountain biking. It is advisable to visit Shivpuri and take an off-road biking on the mountain terrain. This is the best way to see the beauty of the Himalayas. This will be thrilling when you come in a group and go for biking. You can do this in dry seasons only (November to May).
8. Flying Fox:
This is fun and adventure activity to do and take part by all age of people. You will fly over the valley with descending according to your gravity. This is fully protected with gears and hooks. You need not to worry about safety. It will be a different experience to pass through a mountain valley and see its beauty from a flying fox trail in Rishikesh. It is an all-season activity and depends on the weather.
Kayaking is a preferred water adventure sports anyone will be willing to do once in Rishikesh. The rapids are of rough, mild, and easy. You can select the rough rapids if you have experience and know to swim. However, the beginners can try on calm waters. You can do kayaking in the summer season only (March to May).
Anyone can go for a camping in Rishikesh during the weekends. You can find many places near to Riverside. You can select forest camping too in the permitted areas. This is the best way to spend your weekend getaway with a bonfire and entertainment. You must select your camping site in advance, as the weekends are busy with weekend getaway people.
Haridwar Rishikesh tour package is cheaper to book through an online channel. You will get some discounts and offers on your accommodation and flight tickets.