There are a lot of soft treks in this region, this is an optional thing as some people love to walk in nature and do a bit of bird watching and some prefer to be at the camp and relax and they are already tired with the activities they have done.

By-pass road

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

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.

Rock climbing

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.

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.


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.


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)


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

Mukeshji's Jungle Vibes
Shisham Jhari,Rishikesh
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.

White Water Rafting

Rishikesh is very popular for its rafting on the river ganga ganges. season: september-november and march-april-may are ideal for 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...)

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
US$ 1250
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.

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

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.