“If you are in Rishikesh, then this are some of the things to do in Rishikesh, One should try these 5 amazing things”
River rafting is an amazing adventure sport. If you are here, you should not miss the fun of thrilling white water rafting in Rishikesh. This Rafting can be done in any season except monsoon. The river rafting has 4 different stretches Brahmpuri Rafting Season, Shivpuri Rafting Season, Marine Drive Rafting Season, Kaudiyala Rafting Season. The cost and the length of all the four stretches are different.
The Laxman Jhula is a suspension bridge through the Ganges river. The bridge connects 2 villages. It is 70 feet above the river and 450 meters long. Lord Laxmana had crossed the river Ganga from the same path where the bridge stands. Thousands of tourists visit the bridge not just because of religious myth but also because of the recent development of the bridge. It is one of the amazing hanging bridge.
The biggest and most famous Ghat of Rishikesh at the bank of river Ganges. It remains crowded with devotees as the devotees come here to take a ritual bath to cleanse their sins. Lord Krishna visited the Ghat when the arrow of hunter Jara hit him. It is also famous for its Maha Aarti. The Aarti starts with the bells, Beating Drums and Chanting of Mantras. The Aarti starts after the sunset.
The most famous place for Ganga Aarti in Parmarth Niketan Ashram and it is also one of the top yoga center of India. It is the largest Ashram of Rishikesh. The Ashram is famous for the Havan on the Ghat and the Ganga Aarti. A large number of pilgrims visit the parmarth ashram for Ganga Aarti every evening from 6 to 7, The Ganga Aarti takes place every morning and evening.
Also, a large number of tourists visit the Ashram at the time of the international yoga festival. You can indulge in yoga as Rishikesh is known as the world capital of yoga. Rishikesh is the holy place and many saints and sages have come here to master yoga for thousands of years. Reputed yoga gurus and spiritual leaders have chosen Rishikesh for their spiritual practices. You should practice yoga once if you are visiting Rishikesh, You should not miss this beautiful experience.
If you are seeking great adventure and thrill this is your thing. The bungee jumping is offered from the helicopters, tall buildings, hot air balloons, high bridges all over the world but in Rishikesh, it is done on the specially made platform on a cliff. This bungee jumping site has been designed and set up by a New Zealander – David Allardice. The height of the bungee jumping is 83 meters. It is an experience worth trying. minimum age for doing this of 12 years and minimum and maximum weight should be 35 kg and 110 kg respectively.
Where to Stay during the visit to Rishikesh:
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