When planning for a vacation, India is one country that would offer you with so many options that you would be spoilt for a choice. This amazing country has everything that a tourist can desire, from majestic mountains to vast oceans, from huge expanse of desert to lush green forests, from natural scenic places to historical man made architectures and then there are also adventure activities on offer. To promote tourism in India, the government has different kinds of adventure activities and sports for tourists to experience enjoy and have fun with.
The kinds of adventure sports and activities the various states of India has on offer includes, trekking, skiing, parasailing, paragliding, snorkeling, skydiving, bungee jumping, rock climbing, deep sea diving and white water rafting, to name just a few. Depending on the place you visit you would be able to enjoy one or more adventure sports or activities. For instance, Himachal Pradesh is the best place for enjoying trekking while Goa would be the place to go if you want to enjoy the various kinds of water sports. Similarly for rafting in the white waters, the best place in India is Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand.
Rishikesh, apart from being a very popular rafting destination is also one of the best holiday destinations of India. There are quite a few beautiful temples that you can visit and the view of the surrounding mountains is breath taking. Hardwar, a very popular pilgrimage location for people of India, is very near to Rishikesh and you can also visit this beautiful city while on a rafting camp to Rishikesh. The best time to visit Rishikesh for water rafting is during the winters since during the monsoons the rivers in Rishikesh become dangerous and during the summers it is too hot.
The winter is the on season for rafting and you would see numerous tourists from all over the globe as well as India crowding Rishikesh for taking part in this enjoyable adventure activity. You can try this adventure sport that would give you adrenaline rush under professional guidance, even if you are an amateur. But for doing it on you own you would need to be an expert. You can choose to go on a rafting trip to Rishikesh on your own or you can also opt for a white water rafting package deal with a reputed tour and travel company.
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