My husband and I don't get the opportunity to get away often and this retreat was the perfect trip for us. We loved doing yoga and other excursions with the amazing people we met on the trip but it was also so easy to find time for just the two of us. We can't wait to attend again next year!
Rishikesh is unique city which has something to offer for everyone. Rishikesh is also known as River Rafting Capital of India. Rishikesh attracts thousands of adventure lovers every year. River Ganges from the Gangotri glacier to Ganga Sagar is one of the most holy rivers in India. Starting from Gangotri Glacier to Rishikesh it makes its way throughout the mountainous route. A number of white water rapids, creates wonderful opportunities for rafting which is rare in India.
At Gangotri it is known as Bhagirathi but from Devprayag it is known as River Ganges when it merges with Alaknanda River. The River Ganges is like a part of Indian culture and civilization. On her way to Rishikesh, the Ganges River offers fun-filled river rapids. From grade 1 to grade 5 this area has all kind of rapids for perfect adventure. River rafting is a adventure for not only adults but it is also safe for children as well. To enjoy rafting you don't need to learn swimming. Rafting can be enjoyed by people of all age groups. High quality equipments and expert guide and instructors will ensure your complete safety. During the Rafting people can enjoy magnificent views of the Shiwalik hills and the Ganges. Brahmpuri, Shivpuri, Marine Drive, Byasi, Kaudiyala, Kirti Nagar, Devprayag And Rudraprayag are the places where you can start your rafting to Rishikesh.
Bungee jumping :
Bungee Jumping is an Adventure Sport, that has recently gained popularity all over the World. Now getting popular at Shivpuri near Rishikesh , India.
Bungee Jumping is a sport that involves Heights and taking a Fall Off from the same, making you feel the Adrenalin Pumping.
How to do Bungee Jumping :
Bungee participants will be fastened to the Jump related equipments and after the completion of the safety checks, will be hoisted to a height from where the participants will enjoy the Adrenalin Rush by taking off from a platform suspending in mid air; in the confines of our well equipped & trained team & Bungee master.
Bungee was started with an effort to bring bungee jumping to commoners. At Rishikesh It is an attempt to make it a popular adventure sport for one and all in Uttarakhand and all over the country. Any adventure sport is all about calculated risk. Safety being the primary. Every one has to take safety lesions before jump .
Flying Fox Activities :
You are harnessed to the wire and on release by gravity roll down the wire upto 7 mtrs above the river level and then going up. Finally returning & settling down at the lowest point. Accelerate upto speeds of 160 kmph. Feel the air gushing past. You are pulled back to the launch platform by a retrieval mechanism. Walk back to the cafeteria and enjoy watching your photographs & video of the jump. Normally done by 3 people in Tandem. Can be done alone at an extra cost. Donít forget to collect your Dare to Jump Certificate. Flying Fox Jump Platform - 120 MTRS
Giant Swing :
Jump is done from the same Bungy Platform. You are fitted with a seat & chest harness which is connected to the fixed wire ropes. On jump, after a initial free fall, the ropes smoothly swing you like a pendulum. You need guts to jump, but the experience is exhilarating. After the Swing, the Jumpers are lowered down to a drop zone in the river which has only 2 ft of water. Walk up to the cafeteria and enjoy watching your photographs & video of the jump. Can be done alone or by 2 people in Tandem. You can buy your photographs, DVD and get your T Shirts printed with your photographs of the Jump. Donít forget to collect your Dare to Jump Certificate. The jump Zone is located on the road to Neelkanth, at Mohanchatti, a village 15 kms across Lakshman Zula, in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand State.
Wild Life Safari :
Nakshatra Resort offer Jungle Safari Rajaji National Park Wildlife Sanctuary. We start Jeep and Elephant Chilla Rajaji National Park Haridwar Uttarakhand India. Best time for Wildlife Jeep Safari in Rajaji National Park and open between 15th November and 15th June every year. Wildlife Jeep Safaris and Elephant Ride in Rajaji National Park 34 K.M. Nature Safari Trail and drive passing through undulating forest track, hilly terrain, lush green valleys, river beds, dense forests, sprawling grasslands and many never before seen greenery and vegetation.
Body Surfing :
body surfing, you can steer yourself just like the playful seals. You can ride the wave for as long as you wish but you will need to streamline your body. Though body surfing is done with a pair of swim fins, you can also carry accessories like hand paddles, hand guns, wave blades etc. These accessories will assist to get a better positioning on the wave face and you will also gather up extra speed. Though body surfing can be done without swim fins too, being finned during the activity will only make it more enjoyable and fun.
Body Surfing in Rishikesh is best done during your leisure. Before you step into the freezing water for a wonderful session of body surfing, you will need to attend a introductory session by our professional surfers. It is very important to be aware of the surface where you are going to body surf. These professionals will tell you how to tuck your body in like a ball, how to dive back down and into the wave among other techniques of the game. With guided training and all the required equipment, Body Surfing in Rishikesh proves to be a unique experience for surfers.
Cliff Jumping :
Yet another wonderful option to experience thrill is to get yourself busy in cliff jumping. All those who are in Rishikesh for rafting can never miss cliff jumping. Put your physical and mental abilities to test as you choose to enjoy cliff jumping in Rishikesh. Have you ever heard of base jumping? Cliff jumping is a milder version of this adventure sport. Get ready for some adrenaline pumping action as you climb up a cliff and ready yourself to jump off. Generally, the sport involves jumping from a 30-40 ft high cliff. The sport will let you know your bodily strength. Depending upon the physical abilities, you can also grow your cliff jumping abilities. For some, it is just an adventure sport. For others, it's a hobby. So, it is both fun and adventure. How does it feel to jump in freezing cold water in mid-summer? The experience is definitely going to be one that you will take time to forget.
Our instructors will be with you as you climb up the rock and reach the jumping platform. Equipped with a life jacket and a helmet, you will be accompanied to the cliff from where you have to jump down. Find out how it feels when you are in the air for a couple of seconds. And when you actually touch the surface of water. It's really a lot.