Rishikesh is one of the adventurous places in Uttarakhand and situated in laps of mother Ganga. Rishikesh is about 35km far from Haridwar, and surrounded by the green mountains. The air is pure and the river Ganga flaws through the entire city quite rapidly and makes this place beautiful. If we discuss about the spiritual values of this city then it is famous as Yoga city in world. Every year in month of March approximately lakhs of peoples comes to enjoy the Yoga week and feel the spiritual vibrations and also practice their and learn the various stages of yoga. Apart from this there are a lot of adventurous things to do in Rishikesh and nearby places including the rafting, camping, trekking, bungee jumping, ayurvedic massage yoga and meditation centers etc. I have some detailed information regarding the places in nearby to rishikesh to enjoy the all above activities.
Top 10 locations to visit in Rishikesh
It is one of the biggest places where above than lakh peoples took bath in the holy water of river Ganga. This place is developed in such a way so that peoples can easily take bath and enjoy there safely. The special event of this place is the Ganga Aarti in evening and the early morning, those who attended this they their visit to Rishikesh is completely successful.
Lakshman Jhula and Ram Jhula
LakshmanJhula is one of the biggest suspension bridge on river Ganga, while crossing it you can enjoy the awesome view of river Ganga. On the both sides of the river there are many shops which attract the tourists to buy. A suspension bridge between Shivananda Aashram and Swarg Aashram is known as Ram Jhula and it’s a pedistarian bridge to cross the river.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
It is one of the famous shiva temples nearby to Rishikesh where lakhs of devotee goes to visit during Shravan month specially. This temple is situated at a height of 1325 meters from the Rishikesh and the way to be followed to there is a bit tougher. With the blessings of Lord Shiva it will be a successful journey for the devotees to reach there.
Rather than the above places some other locations which you must visit includes are Parmarth Niketan, Sivananda Ashram, Bharat Mandir, Gita Bhawan, Swarg Aashram, Tera Manzil Temple, Beatless Aashram, Jungle Vibes, Raghunath Temple, Rishikund etc.
The adventurous activities which you must enjoyed in Rishikesh includes the Bungee Jumping, it’s like a free fall from a height and really a wonderful experience, rafting from shivpuri to rishikesh , a struggling journey of your River Rafting with the rapids in River Ganga is really an amazing experience. Next adventurous part is the Trekking activity in Dhanaulti which is really amazing and some other activities which must be experienced there include the Rock climbing, Camping, Rappelling and many other activities. You must contact to your nearby travel and tourism agency to plan your trip to Rishikesh with your family and friends.