Rishikesh is pretty much synonymous with river rafting, but many may not know that there are other water sports that are just as thrilling and worth your time! So read on and take on these thrilling experiences.
Adventure freaks and their craze for adventure knows no bound, especially when it comes to kayaking. The bright coloured kayaks cutting through sharp water currents makes it a thrilling ride. This may seem easy but it definitely requires a certain level of skill and expertise. Adventure Rishikesh carries out this activity so do check them out!
Here’s Their Website | http://www.adventurerishikesh.com/
Picture Credits: David Domingo
Known by different names in different countries is canyoning and it's run by Adventure Nation here in Rishikesh. This offbeat adventure includes various activities such as walking, jumping, climbing, rappelling, scrambling as well as swimming. The best season to go for canyoning in Rishikesh is monsoon when the waterfalls are brimming with water, making it all the more exciting!
Here’s Their Website | https://www.adventurenation.com/activity/canyoning
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/theoutdoortribe/
Do you love heights? If it's a big fat YES then go for cliff jumping. The adrenaline rush you’ll get from this adventure sports will make you try it over and over again. It's a relatively easier activity, but still requires an expert like WildHawk to guide you through it.
Here’s Their Website | http://rishikesh.wildhawk.in/cliff-jumping/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/WildHawk.in/
For all the water babies out there, waterfall trekking provided by Trawell is the best way to explore the waters of Rishikesh. Neer Gaddu Waterfall is located at a distance of 9 kms from the Rishikesh Railway Station. After a 200 m trek from the road, you come across a small pool and on going a further 1.2 kms will lead you to the bigger and main waterfall for this thrilling activity.
Here’s Their Website | https://www.trawell.in/uttarakhand/rishikesh/neer-garh-neer-gaddu-waterfall
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/trawell.in/
Rappelling simply means ascending from a high position; be it a cliff or a waterfall. If rock climbing makes you go up, rappelling makes you come down. The safety experts at Bairagi Camp will lace you up with all safety equipments and make sure this is a super thrilling and enjoyable experience so have fun with it!
Here’s Their Website | http://www.bairagicamp.com/rappelling.html
We all love water and the idea of floating freely on it sounds even more exciting. Body Surfing doesn't require much effort and gives you the freedom to float freely and feel the sensations of waves beneath you. It's a simple yet fun activity for all age groups requiring almost no technicalities. Try out this leisure activity when in Rishikesh!
Here’s Their Website | http://www.riverraftinginrishikesh.com/body-surfing-in-rishikesh.html
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/riverrafting.rihikesh/
So the next time you find yourselves in Rishikesh, don't just do river rafting!