WHY SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS GETAWAY?
Rishikesh, almost 230 Kms away from Delhi, is popularly known as the “Yoga capital” of the world. Situated in Himalayan foothills of Garhwal region in Uttrakhand, Rishikesh is known for spirituality (involving Yoga and meditation) and adventure sports like rafting and bungee jumping. The Ganges, flowing right through, makes Rishikesh a holy city attracting thousands of travellers each year.
With temples and ashrams all over, it is a major hotspot for transcendental meditation. Rishikesh is well connected throgh roads, trains and flights making it an ideal getaway for adventurers, hippies and for those looking to practice Yoga. Rishikesh weekend getaway, curated by The Hosteller, is the perfect escape for travellers looking to explore Rishikesh’s history, culture and tradition, Yoga therapies and water sports. Keeping a mix of unique activities to do, Rishikesh weekend getaway includes camping, water activities, Ganga arti, Beatles ashram and waterfall tour. One can also explore old town of Rishikesh on bicycles. The magical Yoga capital should definitely be on a traveller’s bucketlist.
EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS GETAWAY
Day 1: Rishikesh (Camping)
Upon reaching Rishikesh, after a tiring journey, check-in at the riverside camps at 11 AM. Located near Shivpuri, 10 kilometres ahead of Rishikesh, The Hosteller partner campsite offers serene mountain view, comfortable camping experience and the Ganges river flowing beside. After settling down for a few hours, you can enjoy lunch on the riverside and enjoy the rest of the day walking on the beautiful white sand beach, playing beach volleyball and other games or relax in the spacious tents. A delicious vegetarian dinner is served around 9 PM.
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Day 2: Rishikesh
Post breakfast around 8 AM, one should get ready for a 16 kilometers water rafting, starting from Shivpuri till Ram Jhula. A 3-hour adventure packed rafting experience should be a must do on every traveller’s bucket list. One can also do cliff jumping towards the end of rafting with our experienced rafting guides. Once finished with rafting, check-in at The Hosteller, Rishikesh. Relax & chill in the super cool backpacker hostel. Evening is planned for a few local activities including Ganga aarti, local walking tour, food tour etc. One can register at The Hosteller reception in Rishikesh to for all the tours. A delicious vegetarian dinner sums up the day for a peaceful night under a million stars.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3: Rishikesh
Enjoy the lazy day in the room or prepare to take an early morning Yoga session at the hostel. Followed by breakfast, one can do a cycle tour to the Beatles ashram, where once the famous band “The Beatles” stayed and compiled their songs. The trip ends at 11 AM post checkout from The Hosteller Rishikesh.
Stay: Double or Triple occupancy
Meals: All meals except lunch on day 1
Transfers: To and Fro transfers from Delhi (in case of Ex Delhi package) in 2*2 Semi Sleeper AC Bus
Activity: Rafting, Cliff jumping, Rock climbing & Rappelling charges
Meals: Lunch (on day 1)
Personal Assistance: Personal guide, trainer etc.
Activity Essentials: Yoga mats, water bottles, medical insurance, etc.
Activity Essentials: Yoga Mat, Earphone, Waterbottle
Clothing Essentials: Loose comfortable clothes, Pyjamas, Slippers
Q: What is the best time to do this trek in the year?
A: All Year Round
Q: What is the difficulty level of this Getaway?
A: This trek is ideal for both beginners and experienced travellers.
Q: What should I pack?
A: Refer to our “Things to carry” section.
Q: Would I need to buy camping equipment and accessories?
A: No, you don’t need to buy anything except items listed in “Things to carry” section.
Q: What all activities would be involved?
A: Multiple Adventure activities would be involved. Refer to the detailed Itinerary to know moroe
Q: How do I pack?
A: We recommend you to pack light while trekking. Keep essentials in a small backpack and leave the rest of the luggage at the base location.
Region: Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
Best Time to Visit: Round the year
Avg. Temp: 25 C (Daytime) – 8 C (Nightime)
Famous for: Cafes, Camping, Rafting, Water sports, Meditation, Spirituality
ATM: Tapovan, Rishikesh city
Nearest Airport: Dehradun (22 KM)
Nearest railway station: Haridwar (21 KM)
Nearest bus stop: Rishikesh (3 KM)
Day 1: Rishikesh Camping (Riverside)
Day 2: Rishikesh
Day 3: Trip ends
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- Cancellations made 7 days before the start date of the trip will attract 50% of booking value as cancellation fees.
- Cancellations made within 3 days before the start date of the trip will attract 100% of booking value cancellation fees.
- In the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be canceled and in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.
- Refunds would be made through bank transfer and would be processed within 5-7 working days