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Riverside Camping

Explore the wild beauty of Rishikesh on an exciting Camping Adventure

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Riverside Camping overview

A great way to explore the unknown and enjoy the company of loved ones in the purest natural environment is to go camping. There is no age restriction for camping in Rishikesh, making it perfect for both families and backpackers. It also provides the most breathtaking experiences against a picturesque backdrop of the Ganges River and the HimalayasYoung people in India have become highly interested in camping in Rishikesh. Travelers who want to rejuvenate their bodies and rid themselves from daily stress may camp in Rishikesh.

There are various types and levels of camps in Rishikesh. A couple of them are set up along the banks of the Ganga river. The remaining handful are located near by from the smaller rivers. A perfect camping day in Rishikesh include relaxing in a camp, playing by or in safe rivers, enjoying by a campfire at night, and going on local hikes. It is tremendously calming and rejuvenating to spend time outside, near rivers, birds, and vegetation.

Ideal season for Camping in Rishikesh

The best time to go camping in Rishikesh varies depending on the season. It is advised to go between early March and the first week of May and late September to mid-November. To prevent unnecessary troubles, avoid the monsoon season. Additionally, the Ganges River rapids are on the rise, making it prudent to avoid the water during this time.

Things to carry along whhile Camping in Rishikesh

  • Always keep a spare set of clothes, warm clothing, and gloves with you. For evenings, it is preferable to wear clothing with  full sleeves.
  • Remember to include bug and mosquito repellents.
  • If it rains, it is best to have a small umbrella or raincoat with you.
  • To protect yourself from the sun and chilly air, carry body creams, moisturisers, and sunglasses.
  • Have a spare bag on hand to store all of your stuff and important items. Try to pack waterproof bags; these could come in handy when engaging in activities.
  • Carrying energy drinks and preventative medications for fever, cold, and cough is preferable if you want to receive a boost while you're feeling fatigued.

How to Reach

  • By air: At a distance of 35 km, Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh. Rent a car to go to Rishikesh from the airport. Additionally, you have the option of taking one of the Uttarakhand Roadways buses that depart from the bus stop near the train station.
  • By train:The closest train station to Rishikesh is at Haridwar, which is 25 kilometres away. From Haridwar to Rishikesh, there are several buses and taxis operating.
  • By bus: Rishikesh is well connected to the areas close by, including Delhi, via bus. The NH 58 highway connects the two locations and provides a great driving route for the 6-7 hour trip.

Rishikesh's top camping

  1. Camp Brook
    • One of the top luxury camps in Rishikesh is Camp Brook. The area is one lakh square feet, making it Rishikesh's largest campground.
    • The property contains eight beautifully landscaped gardens, a large swimming pool, a kids' play area, 18 luxury Cottages, and 18 Swiss Tents. It also has plenty of parking.
  2. Jugnu forest camp
    • Just 1.5 miles above Tapovan in the centre of Rishikesh, Sompho( Sompho -by stay apart) is one of the greatest Nature Forest Camps. Along with a variety of adventurous activities, this campground also features local art and culture.
    •  At Village Upper Ghugtyani, luxurious campgrounds are situated amidst a forest habitat. There are linked English toilets and running hot and cold water in every Swiss tent.
  3. Craddle of life
    • One of the finest luxurious camps in Shivpuri, Rishikesh is Cradle of Life Swiss Camp, which is situated close to the Ganga river and amidst the stunning scenery of lush hills.
    • The evening music and Rainy Dance are the greatest parts: It seems like one of our wishes has come true. Take a moment to enjoy happiness and put the world to rest. With their loved ones, visitors may enjoy a campfire night at Cradle of Life Camps beneath the sparkling skies and green sea.
  4. Camp Aspen
    • Rishikesh's lush green surroundings provide the perfect location for Aspen Camp. The campgrounds invite visitors for an adventure camping trip amidst the alluring beauty of the verdant surroundings and the sacred Ganges River.
    • A number of adventure activities are available, all of which are supervised by a highly qualified and effective staff of trip leaders, kayakers, safety marshals, and mountaineers. offering opulent lodging in a city known for its adventurous activities like rock climbing and rafting
  5. Wildex Camp
    • The Wildex Camp in Rishikesh is a forest adventure camp located on the Neelkanth temple road by a river. It's the ideal campground location for thrill-seekers because of the gurgling sound of the nearby rivers and the captivating sights of the lush, green surroundings. River rafting, cliff jumping, rappelling, a forest walk, volleyball, and other activities are available at the camp.
  6. Camp Majestic
    • A deluxe camp called Camp Majestic is situated in Byasi, Rishikesh, close to the Ganges river. With the greatest lodging options, the camp offers a luxurious jungle camping experience that makes for relaxing vacations amidst rolling, verdant hills. Enjoy the thrilling trip over the Ganga River's rapids while participating in different entertaining activities at the camp.
    • The tranquil surroundings around the camp enhance the charm of the luxurious stay there. Every year, the camp is open from October to June. In addition to a great atmosphere and top amenities, it provides a variety of outdoor activities.
  7. Red Chilli Jungle Camp
    • Thrilling white river rafting and authentic jungle camping are both available at Red Chilli Jungle Camp, an adventure camp. Byasi, close to the banks of the Ganges river, is where the camp is situated. The camp offers the finest luxury tent lodging and is surrounded by a verdant forest and fresh Himalayan air. The camp is a favourite destination for enjoyable vacations close to the Ganges since it provides adventure together with warm hospitality and pleasant facilities.
    • Run and managed by the Red Chilli Adventure, a team of knowledgeable tour leaders, trekkers, and certified rafters offering a range of excursions to mountains and rivers in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, and Arunachal Pradesh.
  8. Ganga Beach Camp
    • A jungle camp offering a mix of jungle adventure and Ganges river fun is called Ganga Beach Camp and is situated near Byasi. The camp provides the ideal camping experience in the hill forest's verdant surroundings. The camp offers comfy sleeping arrangements in warm tents.
    • Along with rafting, there are other adventurous things to do while at camp. Visitors may also enjoy sitting outside in front of the tent. The camp offers separate restrooms, running water, and a power backup system.
  9. Camp Highlands
    • Unlike the congested and ordinary campgrounds in Rishikesh and Shivpuri, Camp Highlands is not close to either of those locations. Youth and business groups are the greatest candidates for the Great White camps. A vast area of land next to the camp is ideal for team-building exercises.
    • On demand, simple preparations can also be arranged for brainstorming sessions and conferencing. Within the picturesque Rajaji National Park, the camp is situated approximately half a kilometre from the highway's beginning, across a river.
  10. Camp Silver sand
    • On the banks of the ganga river, near the intersection of rishikesh devprayag road , lies a beach river camp called camp silver sand. White water rafting, kayaking, campfire games, delicious cuisine, and hospitality can all be enjoyed at the tented river camp. The sandy beach camp provides tranquil vacations with picturesque views of the rolling green hills.

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