Camping In Rishikesh : Get Close To Nature!

Hey guys, this is your blogger Pankaj Yadav. When I am on work, I make sure to give my 100%. However, when I am on vacation, I never compromise on any aspect and love to go on adventure trips either solo or with my friends. Sometimes, I need to take break from juggling between finances and audit works, and I always make my wish list of trips.

Well, the latest activity on my wish list is camping in Rishikesh. I am dreaming of this activity ever since my colleagues had experienced and informed me about it. When I browsed myself to know about Rishikesh, I was surprised to see how much of natural beauty it has in store and of course the number of adventure activities for the travellers.

Camping In Rishikesh

Camping In Rishikesh | Image Resource : travelbonkers.wordpress.com

Some elements of camping in Rishikesh

I promised myself to go to Rishikesh for this holiday. I have seen camping activities in many movies and programs, it is such a lovely thing to erect a camp, feel the cool breeze, enjoy with your friends in camp fire, get closer to Ganga River, and create some magical memories. When I asked my friends about camping, I got to know that the activity includes many more elements such as visit to nearby villages, going through forests, exploring nature, and some other adventurous activities.

Ganga River Rishikesh

Ganga River Rishikesh | Image Resource : travelbonkers.wordpress.com

I came to know that basically, the camping lasts for one day or 2 days or maximum a week. And for beginners, one to two days is more than enough. Food and camps are provided and the cost ranges between 1500 and 3000 depending on the inclusions.

Enjoying Camp fire with friends

Enjoying Camp fire with friends | Image Resource : raftingatrishikesh.in

  • I collected some information on camping places for myself and take pleasure in sharing with my readers.
  • Camping at Tampovan :  It is one night camp which includes fun games, snacks, and 3 meals of the day and costs just 1250 INR.
Camping at Tampovan

Camping at Tampovan | Image Resource : uhaexpedition.wordpress.com

  • Camping at Lakshmanjhula :  The cost of the package is 1250INR and includes all equipment, tents, food and bonfire.
Camping at Lakshmanjhula

Camping at Lakshmanjhula | Image Resource : iloverishikesh.com

Forest canopy camping at Garhwal: The cost is 1700 INR, includes one night stay, snacks and meals, and other adventure activities.

I had no doubt on the fact that this was going to be the best adventurous trip in my life!

Advertisements

Experience The Mighty Ganges By Rafting In Rishikesh!

I am Pankaj Yadav and I am an Audit Officer, put up in Patna. In this particular blog post, I wish to share my experience of the recent trip of Rishikesh. Rishikesh as we all know, is a sacred place, located on the foothills of the Great Himalayas along the Ganges River. The city is particularly famous for the ashrams which impart meditation and yoga discourses.

Great Himalayas along the Ganges River

Great Himalayas along the Ganges River | Image Resource : walkingwithawareness.com

Rishikesh as a temple town, acts as a perfect location for pilgrimage and Hindus flock to this place as it is considered holy. But another attraction which is garnering more interest these days is the activity of rafting in Rishikesh.

River Rafting at Rishikesh

River Rafting at Rishikesh | Image Resource : pinterest.com

Couple Your Trip With Spirituality And Some Adventure, By Rafting In Rishikesh

Rafting is an adventure sport, wherein a group of people sit on a special boat called raft and the raft sails through the fast flowing river. The presence of Ganges has greatly influenced this activity and the river flows at a very high speed owing to the descent of the river from a higher elevation.

One big advantage of rafting compared to the other adventure sport is that, in Rafting one just has to sit and enjoy the experience and therefore he or she need not be necessarily very strong and fit. Summer times are the best, however the experience can be enjoyed in all months except in the monsoon when the river swells up.

Adventurous River Rafting at Rishikesh

Adventurous River Rafting at Rishikesh | Image Resource : outdooradventurecenter.com

Experience Adrenaline Rush Like Never Before By Rafting In Rishikesh

Rafting Trip Rishikesh

Rafting Trip Rishikesh | Image Resource : riverraftinginrishikesh.co

Few rafting spots are : Brahmapuri to NIM Beach, Brahmapuri to Rishikesh, Shivpuri to Rishikesh, Marine drive to Rishikesh and Kaudiyala to Rishikesh. Out of these Brahmapuri to Rishikesh is best suitable for the kids and Rishikesh to Kaudiyala is more favoured by adventure enthusiasts.

The cost varies according to the distance, however the upper limit is Rs 2000. The experience was brilliant and truly mesmerizing. Some of us even jumped into the river, to experience the chill waters, although I would not recommend everyone to do that. On a serious note, I would recommend everybody to visit this wonderful city and indulge in rafting in Rishikesh.

Ready for a Trekking Adventure – Don’t Forget These Essentials

Safety is the key for any expedition. Adventure can quickly turn into a misadventure if you are not careful enough. The wilderness is completely unforgiving and behind its outpouring beauty and calm is a powerful beast like strength. This is what adventure is all about, going into the unknown and coming to terms with you real being.

Trekking is one of my favourite adventure activities. As an amateur I can choose amongst a wide range of difficulty levels for this activity. Trekking allows you to enjoy the beauty of isolation and seclusion. If you like to trek with your friends, then it is among the best bonding moments you will ever have in your life.

Trekking Essentials

Trekking Essentials | Image Resource : walkwithyeti.com

As an adventure lover I have a long experience of going on distant treks. I have trekked at locations all around the country and have learned a few essentials in the process which I would like to share with all of you. Since safety is the main concern on a trekking adventure, the items which are related to trekking must be the first things that you put in your bagpack.

Getting your bagpack ready can be challenging at times because you have to find a balance between keeping all essential things and keeping the weight of the bagpack low. If you forget something, you will be in trouble in the middle of nowhereland and if you have a heavy bag it will be a pain throughout the journey.

First Aid Kit for Trekking

First Aid Kit for Trekking | Image Resource : pinterest.com

The fire-starter and match box is one important thing you can never ever forget. The rain-kit is also equally important. There can be nothing more fearful than a dark rainy night in the wilderness. Aren’t they great makings for a horror movie? The headlamp is the next important thing. Also, try to keep food that fills you up but is not heavy. Don’t stuff your bag with packs of chips. Smart trekking food is available in the markets. Finally, keep a small toolkit and a first-aid box always close to you.

Food Items to Carry while Trekking

Food Items to Carry while Trekking | Image Resource : trekkinginindia.com

Keeping in mind all these essential things will help you have an exciting trekking adventure, which will make it memorable.