Also known as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, Rishikesh is one of the most loved travel destinations in India. With the availability of several Rishikesh tour packages, it has become much easier for people from all across the world to visit this beautiful destination. Nestled amongst the majestic foothills of the Himalayan Shivaliks, Rishikesh lies in the state of Uttarakhand and serves as a year-round attraction for all the adventure junkies with Rishikesh camping and rafting packages and for seekers of spiritual healing.There are so many things to do in Rishikesh for every traveller, from laid-back activities to tasks full of thrill and ecstasy. Adventure seekers can go for incredible river rafting, parasailing, kayaking, camping, Adrenaline rushing bungee jumping and flying fox in Rishikesh.
Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour.
Before you begin shortlisting Rishikesh travel packages, you should know the kind of weather you would be encountering there. Rishikesh’s location on the Himalayan foothills with the Ganges flowing by it lends it a pleasant to cool climate year round. Summer season lasts from March to June when the maximum temperature is 35 degree Celsius and the minimum 20 degree Celsius. The monsoon sets in from June and lasts till September cooling down the overall weather. Late October to February are the winter months with December and January recording the lowest temperatures. But Rishikesh doesn’t get any snow.
Since Rishikesh’s new-found status as the ‘yoga capital of the world’, a host of snug cafes and restaurants have come up that serve all-day breakfast, salad meals, vegan sandwiches, porridge, along with German bakeries with their fluffy, buttery croissants, buns, cheesecakes and coffee. The Laxman Jhula Road is lined up with some chic and ambient cafes with a rather eclectic offering for its ever-surging international clientele. These include Little Buddha Cafe, Beatles Cafe, Ramana’s Organic Cafe, Pumpernickel German Bakery, Honey Hut to name a few. Don’t leave without trying the yak’s cheese sandwich.
Yes, there are ample ATMs in Rishikesh; these include ones by the State Bank of India, IDBI Bank, HDFC Bank, Bank of Baroda, Yes Bank, Axis Bank, Union Bank of India, Canara Bank among others.
Some of the adventure activities you can pursue in Rishikesh aside from the very popular white-water rafting include cliff jumping, body surfing, kayaking, flying fox, and rappelling among others to give you just the right dose of adrenaline.