North is always exciting! The places, people, adventures, and vibes in the air make India’s northern frontier exciting. Rishikesh is one of the many places in North India that tends to every diehard adventurer. Among all the other adventures, trekking in Rishikesh is certainly one of the most exciting things to do.Meandering through those green meadows and walking those steep pathways one can find their way to the exciting destinations. These destinations in the foothills of the Himalayas are special in their own way.
While the glorious Ganga epitomise the appearance of most of these beaten Rishikesh trekking routes, the legends associated with these places only make them popular among devotees for various reasons. As you set foot on the holy land of Haridwar/Rishikesh you can actually plan a perfect day out living in those fancy swiss tents and going for the moderate level trekking in Rishikesh.
Rishikesh, by the banks of river Ganga, is studded with temples, yoga ashrams, meditation center, and wonderful campsites by the river. These camps are special because of the fact that they are nestled right in the heart of nature. Apart from offering the magnificent nature views, these camps organize wonderful treks in and around Rishikesh.
From a few hours to a few days, there are a lot of trails to choose from. From enabling travelers to reside in the camps or hotels located in the vicinity of the banks to allow them to make their own tents, trekking throws in plenty of opportunities for discerning travelers.
Popular routes for trekking in Rishikesh
- Waterfall Treks
- Kunjapuri Temple Trek
- Neelkanth Mahadev Trek
- Kuari Pass Trek
- Chandrashila Trek
- Valley of Flowers Trek