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River Rafting in Rishikesh : Uttarakhand is one of world’s most unexplored and exotic locations for both the nature’s lovers and adventure seekers. This place is famous for its virgin beauty and wilderness and admired by one and all. The undulating streams and rivers, the crystal clear lakes, the unexplored lofty mountain ranges – Uttarakhand is all about unmatched beauty with a rustic essence. This place is also known as the land of Gods because of the number of Hindu deities abiding here and is considered to be a sacred pilgrimage location. Adventure sports in Uttarakhand are one of the most popular attractions of which paragliding, trekking and rafting worth a mention. The wild and aggressive Himalayan Rivers flow down with all its vigor through these rocky lands and create a scintillating effect.

River rafting in Rishikesh – River Rafting in RishikeshOf all the other places, Rishikesh is one destination where rafting gains a whole new experience and dimension when it comes to rafting. Several untamed and undulating rivers and wild streams come all the storming down from the numerous high altitude and frozen Himalayan Glaciers. Rishikesh, apart from having small hillocks and vast serene forests, is the most adventurous and exploratory river rafting location. Rock climbing and trekking essentially form a part of river rafting. Camping by the banks of these rough and wild rivers is a popular activity amongst the adventure seeking tourists. White Water Rafting is the most sought adventure seeking sport here. There are a few factors affecting the huge popularity of Rishikesh as a rafting destination. Most importantly, the location of Rishikesh apart from being a beautiful place is easily accessible compared to other adventurous North Indian locations. The journey to Rishikesh is not that difficult a task considering the well maintained routes and transportation. Besides, there are many operators who provide excellent service with proper expertise in Rishikesh. They are capable of arranging trekking trips and rafting for the tourist parties.

With the help of professional trainers and rafters the rafting experience in the White waters of the freshly flowing Ganges is a breath taking experience in itself. The thrill is too much too take at times so physical fitness is necessary for those who want to have a taste of rafting in those white waters amongst the wildness. The nature seems to speak for itself in Rishikesh and a trip to Rishikesh is indeed a life time experience.

Originally posted 2016-02-06 08:51:38.

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