Rishikesh is known as the Tapo Bhumi or the place for meditation of the Gods. Rishikesh is one of the popular pilgrimage for the Hindus. At this place the Ganges leaves the mountains and prepares herself to begin a long journey through the plains. Rishikesh stands at an altitude of 356 meters above sea level and along the river, the area is filled with thick green forests in the all-mountainous region.

The entire area falls on the Garhwal region of Northern India. Rishikesh is one tourist destination of India, which the pilgrims, nature lovers and the adventure seekers love to visit. Rishikesh is famous for adventure activities like river rafting, trekking, rock climbing, hiking et al.

Rishikesh - Adventure Sports
The rapids and rivers of Rishikesh are excellent spots for the high adventurer. Rishikesh is close to the stretch in the early stages of the Ganges with the exhilarating Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers. You may enjoy the wild white waters of the Indus, Beas, Sutlej and Yamuna too for river rafting.

You may even indulge in canoing at Rishikesh. A gentle canoe trip in a lightweight alloy-metal craft is popular with the adventurers. Hiking and nature holidays are also well accepted by the tourists in Rishikesh. Rishikesh also acts at a base for trekking camps. You may choose from the Chandrashila, Devi darshan, Kauri and several other treks from Rishikesh.