Rishikesh, hardly 25km from Haridwar, famous for Yoga and scenic beauty, which is also known as Yoga Capital of World. Rishikesh has two name- the land of God and The adventure capital of India, and yes it is the only City with is equally famous for Pilgrimage, Yoga and Adventure Sports.
Rishikesh is the combination of Trending things with Culture and Traditions. The whole day you can enjoy the beauty of Rishikesh, Ashrams, can take free yoga sessions and much more but in evening you will experience almost supernatural.. breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing by sadhus (‘holy’ men), pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly Ganga Aarti (river worship ceremony).
Here you can learn to play the sitar or tabla; also try Hasya yoga (laughter therapy), practise meditation or take a punt on crystal healing.
Let’s find out the combination of Culture/ Traditions within the Trending India.
#1. Ganga Arti
Rishikesh has two sides, one is Spiritual and another one is Adventurous. Ganga Arti as you know it is very famous and also it gives some positive vibes to the environment and also gives you a calm mind.
You can join free Yoga sessions here. Many Ashrams organise these Yoga sessions each and every weekend to spread the knowledge and awareness about it.
#3. Ayurvedic Massage and Therapies
As we know that Ayurveda means Life Science. And when you take it as therapy, it will increase your life and rejuvenate your body. Ayurvedic massage and therapy give you lots of benefits with glowing skin too. I
n Rishikesh, there are so many such therapy centers where you can have that opportunity to give your body and mind a touch of rejuvenation.
Rishikesh means Yoga and meditation as it is a Yoga capital, these are the inseparable soul of this city. Here you can find many yoga and Meditation centres. Where you can enjoy them. Even you can go to the Goa beach which is a famous place for Yogies to do Yoga and Meditation.
#5. Whitewater rafting
One of the Popular activity of Rishikesh, as people mostly come here to enjoy this only and if you missed it then it means that you did nothing here. Your whole trip is incomplete without this. At least, you should have a story to tell your friends or family na.
#6. Bungee Jumping
If you are adventure seeker then Bunge Jumping is the activity which you can do in Rishikesh with friends. It feels like you kiss the gravity losing yourself in the air from a height of 100mtrs above the ground.
#7. Cliff Jumping
yet another adventure activity is cliff jumping, it will thrill you, imagine you are jumping from the cliff and then you are in the air for a couple of seconds and then touch the chilled surface of Ganga. The average height of cliffs is 20-30 meters.
#8. Body Surfing
It is another chilling experience, letting loose yourself in the chilled water of Ganga. It is very easy and also a fun activity.
Here you can do all levels of Trekking. From easy to expert levels of Trekking. You can choose the trekking way like from waterfalls trekking, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple Trekking, Kunjapuri Trekking etc. All these are very famous trekking in Rishikesh.
#10. Camping and Bonfire
It is very soothing experience in Rishikesh when you join the camping and bonfire which is arranged during the night.
All these adventurous activities can be done under the supervision’s instruction, as all the activities are adventurous as well as dangerous too.
Places to see in Rishikesh:
People in Rishikesh: The localities are friendly and helpful, can speak workable English.
Rishikesh is famous for Yoga, Pilgrimage and Adventure Sports. The recommended destination for mostly Couples and Corporates, Family, and Kids, Foreigners, Group, Solo.