Adventure Sports in Rishikesh

Marine Drive to Rishikesh River Rafting

We all love adventure sports. Rishikesh is known for its remarkable beauty, yoga and the adventure Sports. It is a city in DevBhoomi, Uttrakhand. Though Rishikesh city is small, yet it attract large number of domestic and foreign tourists due to numerous thrilling adventure Sports and world famous Yoga.

Rishikesh has a lot of adventure sports to offer like river rafting, camping, Trekking, Cliff jumping, Bungee jumping, hiking . You can kill the fatigue and exasperation with the unfathomable delight of the gorgeous city of Rishikesh.

Adventure Sports in Rishikesh

River Rafting

The grand Ganga flows through the heart of Rishikesh and aids white water Rafting through several points. The most popular Rafting Streches are Brahmapuri, Shivpuri, Marine Drive, Byasi and Kaudiyala. There are several rapids of different grades in these regions, and they differ in the difficulty degree. There is also a cliff jumping point at the end of Brahmapuri stretch(at Maggie Point). Read more about River Rafting in Rishikesh

Shivpuri Stretch River Rafting Rishikesh

Bungee Jumping

The latest addition to the thrill is the 83 m Bungee jumping. You can enjoy Bungee Jumping at Mohanchatti, Rishikesh. The Place is 25 km from the main Rishikesh city. The organizers are well trained and will help you with your jump . People with High Blood Pressure, Heart Problems and Asthma should not try it. 

 You must try Bungee Jumping if you are physically fit . Get yourself clicked and videographed and upload it in your Facebook profile.



One can dive into the camping experience at Rishikesh with beach camps. The camps are along the bank of River Ganga. The beauty of river Ganga with adventure of camping will remain in your mind for long time. Camps offer good food and adventure activities like bonfire, stargazing etc. Music at the campsites adds to the quintessence of the river Ganga.

Adventure Sports Rishikesh Camping in Rishikesh


Rishikesh features many waterfall hiking spots at Garud Chatti, Phool Chatti, and Neer Gaddu. One can hike to the base of the waterfalls and get rid of the tiredness with refreshing baths. There are several cafes to cater to your needs during the trek.


Trekking: Adventure Sports in Rishikesh

The Kunjapuri trek takes you to the Maa Kunjapuri temple situated at the height of 1650 m. The temple is visited throughout the year out of faith. If you want to challenge your feet, The Neelkanth Mahadev is an arduous trek with a distance of 31 km from Rishikesh. The Neelkanth temple reminds us of the spot where Lord Shiva consumed poison for the sake of humanity. The trek is rejuvenating covered with beautiful landscapes of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas.

Hope that you will enjoy your trip to Rishikesh. Let us know your experience by commenting on the post.

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Saurabh Shrivastava is an Engineering Graduate in computers from NIT. His hobbies include listening to folk music, watching movies, travelling and he is a foodie. He enjoys driving and road trips. He have been travelling from long time and visited more than 20 states of India. He is a part time blogger and loves to share his experience.