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Posted by Deependra Dobriyal on July 16, 2020


Uttarakhand is beautiful state popularly known as "Land of Gods" or "Devbhoomi". The state is known for its divine culture and extensive pilgrimage site. Apart from these Uttarakhand is a paradise for adventure seekers. From Camping near the Ganges to Bungee Jumping from highest Bungee point in India. Uttarakhand is enough to get you goosebumps.

Here are the 5 top Adventures to enjoy in Uttarkhand:

River Rafting in Rishikesh: River Rafting is the most sought after activity in Uttarakhand. The popular place to enjoy this adventure sport in Rishikesh. The Yoga city of the world and adventure capital of India is some other names of Rishikesh. Rafting in Rishikesh is quite famous among adventure seekers in India. The activity requires the stamina as well as Teamwork skill. Float on an inflated rubber boat in the rapids of Ganges. For more detailed information on River Rafting check out our detailed guide on river rafting.

Paragliding: If you ever dream of flying in the sky then paragliding in Uttarakhand can make your dream come true. You can enjoy paragliding in Dehradun, Rishikesh, and Nainital in Uttarakhand. But the top places are Rishikesh and Dehradun. Paragliding in Dehradun will get you the glimpses of beautiful hill station Mussoorie, on the other hand, paragliding in Rishikesh offers you the majestic aerial view of the lofty snowcapped Himalayas and other Shivalik ranges. The cost for paragliding in Rishikesh is Rs 4400/ person for 12-15 minutes ride. Book your Rishikesh paragliding adventure here! The cost for paragliding in Dehradun is Rs 3490/ person for 8-15 minute ride.

Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh: The Adventure Capital of India, Rishikesh offers Bungee Jumping, the most adventurous sport in India. Jump from a height of 83 m similar to 22 storey building. Worry not as you'll always be in assistance of professional masters from New Zealand. The Bungee Jumping is the most sought after activity to enjoy in Uttarakhand. Thousands of adventure seekers come to Rishikesh to enjoy this offbeat adventure.
It is a safe activity to enjoy as they conducted over 85000 Jumps without failing once. Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh is the highest Bungee Jump in India. For more details on Bungee Jumping, check out this detailed Bungee Jumping guide!

Camping in Rishikesh: Stay in the outskirts of Rishikesh. Camping in Rishikesh is the perfect retreat for travellers visiting Rishikesh. You have options to stay in deluxe tents, swiss tents and luxury.
The Best time to enjoy camping in Rishikesh is from March - June.
The cost of camping in Rishikesh ranges from Rs 1200 - 4400/ person.

Hot Air Balloon - Sail in the valleys of Rishikesh and catch the bird-eye view of the holy Ganges and the lofty Himalayas on your way. The Hot-Air-Balloon is an activity designed to explore the Rishikesh valley by air. Being the adventure destination Rishikesh also offers camping, Bungee Jumping, Ziplining, Rock climbing, etc.

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