An Exciting Road Trip to Rishikesh & Haridwar

Delhi is very hot in every summer season, therefore, I along with my friends decided to go somewhere nearby Delhi.Then we have decided that we’ll go Haridwar and Rishikesh..Many options are available to reach Haridwar and Rishikesh from Delhi.We have booked a Cab in advance,.It was a Friday night at around 10 Pm we left for Haridwar & Rishikesh from Delhi.This was my first time at both these destination and I was very excited.The distance between Delhi to Rishikesh  is 222 Km.We start  playing  antakshari in which  we have divided 2 group in every group there were 4 people at 12:30 we had stopped in one Dhaba where we took tea and coffee.

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Near to Dhaba

After 30 minutes we again start our journey ad at around 4 Am we reached Rishikesh.Rishikesh Famous for Rishikesh Yog Peeth.Few of us was tired so they slept in cab itself and other are went to see the awesome morning of Rishikesh.

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Rishikesh Morning

Haridwar and Rishikesh are coming close to a second to Benares as the city of Haridwar and Rishikesh in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.Rishikesh has literally meant the abode of Lord Vishnu.and million of peoples folks hears every year take part in an annual pilgrimage.Since Haridwar and Rishikesh both are a very popular destination of they provide a wide range of gastronomic options that are delicious and caters to people with the various budget with different taste.At 7:30 we all were hungry so we decided to take breakfast.After having our breakfast we left for River Rafting.For that, we have purchase tickets .

Rishikesh River Rafting

River Rafting in Rishikesh
Ready for River Rafting
River Rafting in Rishikesh
Our Group Photo

Rishikesh River rafting  is best to enjoy during the post monsoon season.Usually, it starts with September and continues with the fun and thrill of rafting until June.Rafting can also be done during the month of November and December but the drop of winter temperature is a bit challenge  to step into a river.Rafting Rishikesh cost approximately 450-1600 Rs per person.There are four different river stretches depend on upon the level of adventure.After reaching the place of rafting we were all given a 10-minute training about Rafting like we need to sit on the edge of the raft,how should we hold the paddle,where to put your leg etc.Everyone was listening to instruction very carefully but I was aware that no one will follow any of the rules including me.

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Lakshman Jhula

were also given a dry bag where we put our all belonging, the raft was pushed in the flow of Ganga.We all  started moving our paddle.After few minutes we saw very high tide and our raft went down and again and moved up again.We all are shouted with extream joy.You will find calm water and suddenly you might see high tide and rapid flow of water.But the most enjoyable time of rafting was when the tide came.After few distance, we saw we saw calm water again with the help of rope we entered into water.Through all had to wear the live jacket.All start jumping in the river and one of my friends Atul he starts singing the song.We asked them to click our pics we already hand over our camera before.This experience was about 12 km rafting was superb.You should definitely try whenever you plan for Haridwar and Rishikesh.After finishing river rafting we decided to take our Lunch for that we went to Chotiwala

After finishing river rafting we decided to take our Lunch for that we went to Chotiwala restaurants.This restaurant is near to Laxman Jhula It has a great mix of all food North India,South India,Chinese etc…We ordered a good variety of dishes like Chola Bhature,Masala Dosa,Poori Bhaji Lassi etc.All food item were delicious and top them up they have the best Ram malai.After that, we went to Campaign Experience.

 

Campaign Experience

We have our tent on a beach side with Ganga flowing nearby .The ambiance of the place was awesome.The location was where you can you can drive down your vessels near to tent so you don’t have to walk too much.The camp side was beautiful and we as a group thoroughly enjoy our stay.

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camp-Rishikesh River Rafting

Next morning after having our Breakfast we went to Haridwar.

Hari Ki Pauri-Hari ki Pauri is a major landmark and a famous ghat on the Bank of river Ganga.World famous Ganga ki aarti takes place in Brahmakund area of Hari ki puri.After finishing our  Breakfast we Left for Chilla range WildLife

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Chilla Range WildLife-Chilla is located at the favorable distance of 10 km from Hari ki Pauri and showcases varied wildlife  such as elephant,tiger,bears,small cats, and playful birds.

Rishikesh River Rafting

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