Rishikesh

Rock climbing
India

This is something everyone is familiar with, this is also included in some of the camps but not everyone can do it as it requires a lot of strength and skill. the group is taken to a cliff side and with proper safety gear everyone is given a chance to climb the cliff side.

Rishikesh Yog Sadhana
Lakshman Jhula (Rishikesh) Pauri Garhwal-249302 India Near Little Buddha Cafe (Behind Hotel Om Shanti )
919760173404
200

Rishikesh Yog Sadhana is one of the best yoga centre at Lakshman Jhula Rishikesh on the bank of holy Ganges river which offers traditional Hatha yoga and Sivananda yoga classes for beignners,intermediate and advanced learners the daily drop-in yoga class includes Asana,Pranayama,Meditation,Mudra and Posture Alignment.

Siddhi Yoga Rishikesh
Hotel Moksha, Village Jonk, Near Geeta Ashram Taxi Stand, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh-249192
+91-97797-96232
$1290 USD
8:00AM to 8:00PM

Yoga with 'Siddhi Yoga' is a healing-based therapeutic technique & workout that is based on proper alignment & anatomical awareness & education. AC Room and 3 meals included

Himalayan Yoga Academy
Next door Swargashram Police Post, Ram Jhula
9412029817
$1,400 (discounts available)
9am-5pm
20 meters left of Ram Jhula Bridge

Himalayan Aoga Academy Yoga Alliance RYS 200 offers yoga teacher training courses. Course fee includes meals and accommodation, all extracurricular activities including rafting and trekking, and concerts. Free wi-fi is available 24/7. Food menu is unbeatable including Indian, continental, Japanese and Russian cuisine. Being the most reputable yoga school in Rishikesh, HYA runs yoga courses with 7 highly-acknowledged yoga teachers in Rishikesh: Surinder Singh, Yogacharya Kamal Bhatt, Yogacharya Bhuwan Chandra, Yogacharya Rajendra Pandey, Yogacharya Naveen Joshi, Yogacharya Ashish Koshik, Dr. Usha Vaishnava, Yogendra Mishra and Buddhi Prakash. Swami Yogananda Maharaj Babaji is a frequent guest at Himalayan Yoga Academy.

KIRTI HERMITAGE
Rishikesh Badrinath main road
9359650738
free
5pm to 6 pm
half an hour drive from Tapovan by a local bus or a cab

nestled on the scenic outskirts of Rishikesh, by the banks of holy Ganga, this is a center for learning authentic healing modalities. You can visit or attend Maa's Satsang from 5pm to 6pm each day.

Rishikesh 360° View Point
EllBee Ganga View, 355 Haridwar Road, Rishikesh-249201, Rishikesh 249201, India
+91 9997202444/3444/5444
Trekking
India

There are lot of soft treks available around rishikesh. some of them take you to beautiful and hidden waterfalls. these beautiful natural wonders are 2-6 kms from laxman jhula and are hidden in the nearby forest (http://www.rishikeshriver...). one also has the option to trek to neelkanth mandir11 kms. it is advisable to go in a group than wandering in the wild alone and risking your life.

Kayaking
India

Is the use of a kayak for moving across water. kayaking is differentiated from canoeing by the fact that a kayak has a closed cockpit and a canoe has an open cockpit. they also use a two bladed paddle. another major difference is in the way the paddler sits in the boat. kayakers sit in a seat on the bottom of the boat with their legs extended out in front of them. canoeists will either sit on an elevated bench seat or kneel directly on the bottom of the boat. whitewater kayaking is the sport of paddling a kayak on a moving body of water, typically a whitewater river. whitewater kayaking can range from simple, carefree gently moving water, to demanding, dangerous whitewater. one can learn this sport by taking kayaking courses from (http://www.team4adventure.com)

Avatar Yoga School
Ganga Guesthouse, Near Green Hotel, Swargashram
+91-7579153663
$1,250 for 4-week course
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
http://www.avataryogaschool.com/contact-us

Traditional hatha yoga teacher training courses with Yogi Brajesh, for both beginners and experienced students. Deep yoga practice to facilitate meditation, with an experienced and caring teacher. Course includes private room w/hot water bathroom & delicious food.

Association for Yoga and Meditation (AYM)
Rishīkesh
+917500277709

RYS 200, 500 - Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance - USA, AYM has the biggest yoga hall in Rishikesh offering 200-hour teacher training starting 15th of every month, 300 and 500-hour course course fee starts from USD1250 including accommodation and 3 ayurvedic meals a day. Daily drop in Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha yoga and meditation classes available.

Osho Gangadham
Jaanaki cottage, Lease No-52, Badrinath road, Brahmpuri, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand (INDIA)
+919536004911
500-600 INR/day
on tha way to Shivpuri,

Osho GangaDham is a place where you can do Meditation, simply relax and where you can also enjoy the company of visitors of all ages from over world. You can choose if you want to do something listen Osho Discourses, or attend Daily Meditation Program or just to be.

Shatrughan Mandir
Muni ki reti
Rishikesh

Shatrughan Temple is one of the oldest temple in rishikesh establised by adi Sanchracharya in 11 century. Its dedicated to lord Shatrughan, brother of Lord Ram. This is the only temple in india dedicated to lord Shatrughan.

Internation Yoga and Music festival Rishikesh
20 metres left form ramjhula swargashram, Rishikesh India
9412029817
near ram jhula bridge,police check post

International Yoga and Music Festival is organised every from 1st Nov to 14th November since the year 2008 by Bhuwan Chandra, in Swargshram, Rishikesh, India also known as the world capital of yoga. In the festival, about 65 Yoga teachers and Musicians are invited from all over the world which hold master degree in their professions. Any one from all over the world can join Yoga and Music festival.

Yoga, of course! It's on offer everywhere, and most styles are represented. Rishikesh considers itself to be the yoga capital of the world. Yoga teacher training is offered several places.

White Water Rafting

Rishikesh is very popular for its rafting on the river ganga ganges. the months from september to december and march to june are considered as the best periods for the ultimate enjoyment of water rafting. the rafting will go on for several kilometres, and the path is interspersed with rapids, ranging from level 1 to level 5, in order of difficulty. at the end of the trip, you have the option of jumping some 20 feet from a ledge into the water. there are several local travel agencies, offering these rafting trips. the package usually includes an overnight camp on the banks of the river, with a brilliant and dangerous trek among the hills in the morning. if one has time, courses in rafting are also offered. (http://www.therishikesh.c...)

Vinyasa Yoga School
Hotel Qube, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh
+91-963-488-2112
$1250 USD
6:30AM to 8:00PM

Highly regarded by local yogis and travelers alike, Vinyasa Yoga School is one of the only places in Rishikesh to study and become certified to teach the style of Vinyasa yoga. They offer courses every month, and the course tuition of $1250 includes 200 hours of instruction from a faculty of 6 teachers, a private room and bath rare amongst yoga schools in the area, 3 meals per day, and Sunday outings with the Vinyasa teachers and students.

Rishikesh Yog Dham
Mount View Cottage, Tapovan
+91 9808729791
US$ 1200

A yoga school registered with Yoga Alliance - offers 200-hour residential yoga teacher training programs and yoga courses in Rishikesh.

Camping

Is a recreational activity that does not have any age limit. any individual who likes to explore new places and enjoy the beauty and serenity of nature can embark on a camping voyage. camping in rishikesh on the ganga beach offer an environment to wake up with the birds cher chew and can swim in the fresh water of the river ganges. camping in rishikesh is a very popular activity. (http://rishikeshriverraft...)

Ashram

Check into an Ashram to study yoga, meditation and Hindu philosophy.

Tattvaa Yoga Shala Rishikesh
Rishikesh Swargashram Ramjhula
0091 9997277322
1500 usd
on tha way to Parmarthniketan near boat stand

International standard yoga training centre by the Ganges River

Ved Niketan Ashram
Swatgashram, Ram Jhula
9890404069

Yoga Iyengar general class and 15 days intensive Master One courses by Iyengar yoga certified teacher Yogi Prakash Dabhekar.

Instituion for Higher Meditative Consciousness
C14 Ganga Vatika,Phase I,Muni-ki-Reti, Rishikesh
0 933 1606 643
near Ram Jhula

Certified Yoga and Meditation classes and Vedic teaching by IHMC.

Yoga Study Centre
Ganga Vihar, Haridwar Road, Rishikesh, 249201
Free

Ganga Vihar, Haridwar Road, Rishikesh, 249201, [13]. The Yoga Study Centre, Ganga Vihar, Haridwar Road, Rishikesh, 249201 Tel. +91 135 2431196. Bramacharya Rudra Dev, a senior Iyengar teacher and Rakesh Batra his one of the senior most deciple, conducts lessons in a rather militaristic style and students need to move quickly to keep up. Many western students appreciate his style and are able to feel the warmth behind his challenging adjustments. Students are a mix of locals and Westerners. Donated mats and blankets are provided though if you are concerned about cleanliness you might want to bring your own. As with most Indian yoga schools, women should dress modestly. There are classes daily at the centre. Twenty day intensives are held three times a year during February, April and September. The centre is closed from mid-December to mid-January and for March, May and June. The Yoga Study Centre is on the other side of town from the other ashrams, and from where most people stay. A constant stream of Rs3 shared rickshaws move up and down the main road, and many go as far as the centre.

Braham Yoga Rishikesh
Flat number 1 and 2, Ganga Niketan, Swargashram Trust, Rishikesh
+91 9897285813
120 Meter Left Side of Ram Jhula bridge, Ram Jhula

Managed by Aham Brahamasmi Yog Mandir Trust Central Govt. Of India Aham Brahamasmi Yog Mandir Trust ABYMT is a trust in Rishikesh dedicated to promote Yoga & health awareness for General Public. If you are beginner, an experienced practitioner, an athlete or a yoga instructor, you will find a programme to deepen your yogic practice on your individual journey.

Take a Music class or meditate to live music in Ram Jhula.

Bhuwan Chandra Music School
Ram Jhula, Swaargashram, near Ram Jhula Bridge
9412029817

This music school is run by a renowned sitar player of Rishikesh, Bhuwan Chandra. Travelers can learn sitar, tabla, harmonium, mantra chanting, and improve vocal skills.

Rappelling

Climbing down with a rope is called rappelling. the group is taken to a spot where there is a cliff drop, experts with proper equipment who setup the gear first and then, one by one, everyone comes down. it's all about trusting your gear and following the instructions and then it's a lot of fun.

Cliff Jumping

You are supposed to jump into freezing water from a cliff! yes, it sounds crazy but this is one thing which everyone can brag about back home, of course you are wearing a life jacket and a helmet but still to jump from so high into the ganga which is murky and the bottom can't be seen, it's not like jumping into a swimming pool where one can see the bottom the water is static.

Ganges

Take a holy dip in the Ganges, with reputed healing powers.

Near By Excursions

There are many small excursion/sight seeing tours for half day or one day. like to vashishtha cave, kunjapuri temple 1700mts, neer gaddu water fall, mussorie, haridwar. guides and taxi can be booked in many travel agencies.

Astrology services

Astrology services like personal horoscope and palm reading from the renowned astrologer b.p.uniyal are quite popular among the foreign tourists. you will have to provide your personal particulars like date and time of birth,city of birth etc. for the calculations and you can ask your personal queries and suggestions as per your chart. one can also learn astrology here. you can personally book an appointment for a palm reading or horoscope session at "ganga astrology centre" near german bakery, laxman jhula. email bpuniyal47@rediffmail.com and phone no is 9897483488. you can also ask for your horoscope to be sent to your email id.

Bungee Jump
7830335577
15km ahead of Rishikesh on Rishikesh-Neelkanth road

You can try bungee jump at Jumpin Heights. It is a unique experience in India, a jump from 83 mtrs just above a natural river and have the time of your life. Bungee for Rs. 3000inc. Rs 300 transport from Laxman Jhula and back and Fox Flying for Rs. 2000inc. Rs 300 transport from Laxman Jhula and back

Mukeshji's Jungle Vibes
Shisham Jhari,Rishikesh
09411312049
Near Dayanand Ashram

. Have a once in a life time experience of making the Australian Didgeridoos, African Djmbes and other musical instruments in the guidance of iconic Mukeshji while he enthrals you with his hilarious stories and takes you along with him in his Himalayan Journeys. A person visiting here finds himself/herself in a selected crowd of music aficionados and extreme adventurers from around the world.

Camp Gold Coast rishikesh
Beach no-17 B, Sing Talli- 7 Rishikesh - Deoprayag Highway 800 mtrs from Byasi m Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201, India
+91 9953636000

Camp Gold is one of the biggest rafting beach camps situated on the banks of river Ganga, is around 26 kms. from Rishikesh and 260 Kms from Delhi. Rafting, Kayaking, Body surfing, trekking, camping are the ajor activities conducted in this camp.

Soma Reiki centre
0091 98 97 73 26 79
Near the Swargashram Taxi stand

run by soma a local reiki master which is in Gita Ashram

Rishikesh Yog Peeth
Krishna Cottage, Swargashram, Ram Jhula
+919557016661
US$ 1350
near Chotiwala Restaurant

Offers 200, 300 and 500-hour residential hatha yoga teacher training courses in Rishikesh with additional 100-hours trainingcourse fee includes food and accommodation. Also conducts short term yoga & ayurveda courses and retreats throughout the year.