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Rishikesh is the place for sports, religion, yoga, wildlife excursion because it is blessed with the mighty river Gangawhich has its origin in Gangotri and when it reaches to north planes flow with its full vigor which is not only a pious river having great importance among Hindu followers. Flow of Ganges is famous for white river rafting with a dedicated institute for Rafting & Excursion. For wildlife lovers Rishikesh has unforgettable scenic beauty enabling excursion and trekking for sporty spirit.
It was built in 1939 is basically a suspension bridge having length of 450 ft and height of 70 ft. The way it has been built over river Ganges is the same way which h was once crossed by Laxmana in Puranic times as per the legends. Hence, this bridge is named as Lakshman Jhula because of its hanging position. Plenty of monkeys all around the Jhula and adjoining place is another attraction point for visitors.
Triveni means Conflunece of Three. In Rishikesh Triveni Ghat is a place where three rivers viz; Ganga, Yamuna & Sarawati meet. According to Hindu Mythology the confluence of these three rivers has a very sacred and pious position and whomsoever take bath in this will get relieved from all the pain and sins. Because of this mythology one can find many ghats offering hawan and pooja .
White River Rafting
Rishikesh is amongst the top sporting adventurous place of India. Ganges flow at their full throttle making zig-zag way. White river rafting in Rishikesh is the best sorting activity with nature. There are many authorized rafting institution and group who are qualified for professional rafting and offer packages depending upon the rafting distance. One can also avail facility of staying in tents at the river bank which gives exact feeling of natural excursion on the land of Rishis
20 kilometers away from Rishikesh is located Haridwar, which means Home of Lord Krishna. It is one of the most auspicious and important pilgrimage of Hindus. Every year lakhs of devotees visit Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, where Haridwar is the first spot after which they begin further. The scenic beauty of Haridwar makes it a natural place for vivid organism and birds. The air and environment of Haridwar will make one feel eternal love and purity within self.
Apart from River Rafting given the geaographical situation of Rishikesh and its adjoining area, Rishikesh has Jumpin Heights which is a professional and authorized company. It offers sporting activities like Bunjng-Jumping, Fox Flying and gaint swing with fully assured services. They add fun to the sports for those who have strong heart and guts to climb the heights.
it is located 36 km away from Rishikesh and counted as one of the most visited spots by tourist. For those who have dare devil spirit and looking for some adventurous sports such is the attraction of Kudiyala as it offers some of the best water sporting activities in India. Thousands of visitors come in the rafting season as it offers level playing field depending upon once choice. Well trained staff will assist you to sail through the most auspicious River Ganges.
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