A handy guide for camping in Rishikesh

by Deependra Dobriyal Travel Agent

Rishikesh is a beautiful city located in the state of Uttarakhand. Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, it is a perfect weekend gateway to nearby metro cities as well as people coming from different parts of India. With a wide range of adventure activities to experience such as Camping, River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Paragliding, Zipline and many more, Rishikesh got the title of “Adventure capital of India”.

Among all adventures, Camping is the most popular. Serenity and spectacular scenery of the city is what makes Camping in Rishikesh favourable.

Best Time for Camping in Rishikesh:

Camping is round the year activity, however, the best time is from March to June and Oct-December.

Where to do camping in Rishikesh:

There are two popular camping spots in Rishikesh:

1.       Shivpuri

2.       Ghattu Ghat

Shivpuri offers camping experience along the bank of river Ganga whereas Ghattu Ghat is quite popular for the luxury camping experience.

5 Best Camps for Camping in Rishikesh:

Nature Valley Resort: Located in the foothills of Himalayas, this campsite equipped with every modern amenities one will need to make their stay comfortable.

Cost: Starting from Rs 1800 per person.

Panchvati Cottage: If you want a camping experience near the Ganga river then this campsite is for you. The property also has an in-house swimming pool to chill. You will get to stay in ethnic cottages feels like you are camping in Jungle.

Cost: Starting from Rs 1700 per person.

Aspen Camps: If you are fond of luxury then Aspen camps is the best property to experience luxury camping in Rishikesh. The campsite is built on the banks of river Ganga and offers traveller a serene environment that connects them with nature.

Cost: Rs 2990 per person

Paddler Zone: One of the best campsites in Shivpuri, the paddler zone is the perfect rafting & camping spot for adventure seekers. The camping here is affordable and always popular among adventurers.

Cost: Rs 1400 per person only.

Crossfire Camp: This is the budget camp yet wonderful and luxurious. Camp Crossfire is located in Shivpuri offers you the biggest white sand beaches as it is pretty close to river Ganga. You can even walk till the beaches and stay there and hear the sounds of flowing river & chirping of birds in the background.

Cost: Starting from Rs 1190 per person.

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Other popular adventure to experience in Rishikesh:

You can choose among the quite popular adventure packages listed below.

Adventure Activity


Price per person


River Rafting Tour

2:30 hr

Rs 990

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Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

1:30 hr

Rs 3550

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Paragliding in Rishikesh adventure

30 min

Rs 4300

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Tandem paragliding in Dehradun

30 min

Rs 3500

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Waters Sport in Tehri Lake

3 hr

Rs 1700

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How to Reach Rishikesh:

By Air: The nearest airport is Jollygrant, Dehradun. The airport is just 20 km from Rishikesh. You can easily reach Rishikesh by hiring a cab or catch a local bus.

By Road: You can catch a direct bus to reach Rishikesh. And if you’re not getting the direct bus to Rishikesh. Get a bus to Haridwar/ Dehradun and from there you will easily get a bus to Rishikesh.

By Train: The nearest railway station is in Haridwar. From there Rishikesh is just 26 km. Either hire a cab or board a bus to Rishikesh. 

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