RISHIKESH – Heaven on Earth
Rishikesh, a most serene place in northern Uttarakhand, bounded by hills and intersected by the extensive and energetic Ganges, is often appealed to as the `Yoga Capital of the World’. In the 1960s Rishikesh gained instantaneous prominence as the site where The Beatles stayed with their guru, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. It is an exceptional place to meditate and learn yoga. Rishikesh is also a noble starting point of Laxman Jhula for treks to the Himalayan pilgrimage center. It is truly called the entryway to the Himalayan Shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. 7 Story Temple, located 24 km from Haridwar, at the convergence of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga.
Rishikesh has long stood as a spiritual center. It is said that the learned Raibhya Rishi did stark self-punishment here and as a reward, God appeared to him in the form of Hrishikesh, therefore the name. Rishikesh has several ashrams, some of which are globally renowned as centers of philosophical studies, yoga, and meditation. A global yoga week is structured here each year by Uttarakhand Tourism from the 2nd to the 7th of February. For the adventurous, there are occasions for white water rafting on the Ganga. The weather here is an inland type but its position in the foothills gives it enjoyable weather throughout the year. Tourists can visit Rishikesh at any time of the year.
BEST THINGS TO DO IN RISHIKESH
Camping is perhaps the supreme way to have a good time in the lap of nature and overlook the dull matters of an otherwise hectic life. It also offers a chance to spend quality time with loved ones and make the best memories in indeed the purest land of India, Rishikesh.
Rishikesh in India offers a fantastic range of camping. Whether it is environment camping or usual camping, Indian topography offers the perfect setting for adventure enthusiasts. It can be very exciting for growing children. Camping in Rishikesh is a recreational activity and there is no age limit. Tourists who like to explore the natural beauty of Incredible India can take up this camping voyage.
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Everyone should experience camping in Rishikesh once in a lifetime.
WHITE WATER RAFTING
Rafting is the most famous adventure sport in Uttarakhand along Alaknanda, Dhauliganga and Kali rivers. Tourists can choose between easy or expert difficult levels – whether our choice is to negotiate wild and furious river currents or to softly float along the hillside.
It is seamlessly safe for beginners and non-swimmers to go rafting in Uttarakhand. As long as you have a life jacket on, there is nothing to fear.
Shivpuri is the key White Water River Rafting core place in Uttarakhand.
Season – The season for River Rafting is from the 1st of September to the 30th of June.
GANGA is not only a river but our divine emotion. Arti at River Ganga is known to free us from sins by the Maharishis at the bank of the river. It is Heavenly and is a must experience by everyone once in life.
Yoga transfers power to the body and peace to the soul. With a precise final goal to achieve, Yoga makes use of numerous physical asanas, breathing exercises, relaxing system, and meditation. Yoga is linked with a steady and vibrant way of life with an adjusted means to deal with life. It is the divine amalgamation of positive thoughts and actions between the brain, body, and soul. Learning yoga in Rishikesh is one of the best things we can choose to do for the upliftment of our life.