Rishikesh Adventure Break(2 Nights)

New Delhi, Rishikesh, New Delhi

for Adventure Seeker, Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Camping upstream on Badrinath Road
White Water Rafting (Photo Courtesy: Daniel Echeverri)

Rishikesh adventure break is a popular option for corporates, getaway seekers and adventure oriented guests for Rishikesh when rafting is operational.



Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Rishikesh
  • Day-2 White water rafting / Adventure at Rishikesh OR Visit to Rajaji National Park
  • Day-3 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Rishikesh - Triveni Ghat (2.00 kms), Rishikund (2.00 kms), Ram Jhula (4.00 kms), Lakshman Jhula (5.00 kms), Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh (20.00 kms), Neelkanth Mahadev (30.00 kms), White Water Rafting (30.00 kms), Wildlife and Bird Watching in Rajaji National Park (40.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - New Delhi Departure - New Delhi
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Haridwar is just 20 kms away and has a number of temples and institutions that are worth a visit and therefore is a popular extension for the getaway.

  • New Delhi to Rishikesh -250 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Rishikesh to New Delhi -250 kms (6.5 hrs)

New Delhi - Rishikesh(2) - New Delhi

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Rishikesh Arrival at Rishikesh (2000 ft asl - 270 kms - 8 hours). Rishikesh is a Ganga riverside destination, renowned for its riverside and spirituality experiences that it offers. Visit to Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Rishikund and other Ghat areas of Rishikesh. Guests can also visit Neelkanth Mahadev (30 kms - 1 hour one way), time permitting.

Day-2 White water rafting / Adventure at Rishikesh OR Visit to Rajaji National Park Guests can opt for White water rafting (Half day) or visit adventure sports centre here that offer Bungee Jumping OR opt for a a Visit to Rajaji National Park (Park Closes April 16th onwards. Rajaji is considered excellent for bird watching).

Day-3 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Rishikesh :

  • Triveni Ghat - Evening aarti is performed at Triveni Ghat. Ashes of the dead and ceremonies related to Shradh are performed here. Triveni is also a bathing Ghat where pilgrims take a dip in holy Ganga River.

  • Rishikund - Rishikund is a holy pond and where Shani temple is situated. Rishikund is a popular pilgrim visit option.

  • Ram Jhula - Ram Jhula is a bigger and more picturesque than Lakshman Jhula but surprisingly lesser known. It leads to a few known Ashrams in the area.

  • Lakshman Jhula - Lakshman Jhula (1939) is a 450 ft hanging rope bridge on river ganges near Tapovan area in Rishikesh. It connects guests arriving on the other side of the river to the bathing ghats area. Its believed at this place Lakshman (Brother of Lord Rama) build a jute bridge to cross over the river and therefore the spot is also considered holy. A five storey temple is built on the other side of the bridge.

  • Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh - Jumping Heights, an adventure company offers Bungee Jumping and other adventure facilities enroute Neelkanth Mahadev temple at about 20 kms from Rishikesh. This is first of its kind facility in India having Jump of about 80 meters. Other activities comprise Flying fox.

  • Neelkanth Mahadev - Lord Shiva temple at 30 kms from Rishikesh, set on a hill offering good views. This is the place where Lord Shiva is believed to have drank the venom produced during Sagar Manthan

  • White Water Rafting - Rishikesh is very popular for its rafting on the River Ganga (Ganges). Season: September-November and March-April-May are ideal for rafting. Camps are set up between Mid-Sept and Mid-May by the river that facilitate rafting. Camps here conduct half day and full day rafting with Class III and Class IV Rapids with a lunch break in between.

  • Wildlife and Bird Watching in Rajaji National Park - Rajaji National Park is one that is visited ex-Haridwar (25 kms) / Rishikesh (40 kms). 23 species of mammals are found in Rajaji National Park alongwith 315 species of birds. Jeep Safaris are conducted here by the forest department.

Destination Overview

New Delhi - Delhi is the capital city of India and a major International arrival point and a major tourist destination. Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Birla Temple, Mughal Gardens, Lodi Gardens, Rail Museum, Doll Museum, Zoological Park etc remain major tourist attractions of Delhi.

Rishikesh - Rishikesh is a situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River and a base point to visit many destinations around the area including Rajaji National Park, It is also access point to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri (known collectively as the Chaar Dham).

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  • New Delhi to Rishikesh -250 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Rishikesh to New Delhi -250 kms (6.5 hrs)

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  • New Delhi to Rishikesh -250 kms (6.5 hrs)
  • Rishikesh to New Delhi -250 kms (6.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

Guests looking at pure camping experience away from the touristy could opt for a riverside camp stay a few kms upstream from Rishikesh.

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