R ishikesh represents the Gateway to the Himalayas. Located in the lap of lower Himalayas, the Chandrabhaga stream merges with the holy river Ganges. Millions of Hindus take a holy dip every year with the firm belief of erasing past sins. Rishikesh is surrounded by scenic beauty of the hills on three sides with Holy Ganges flowing through it.
The whole place is considered to be sacred as it is believed that meditation at this place leads to tachment of salvation. There are many temples some ancient, some new along the river Ganges. Rishikesh has developed into one of the better known centers for school of yoga and meditation. It is also well known for several religious retreats and for the availability of treatment for a variety of stress induced ailment using meditation practices and ancient herbal techniques.
India is probably the only country in the world where the river is bestowed the status of a goddess. In a country where Hindus follow practices strictly according to scriptures, ancient scripts say that Ganges come to earth from heaven and started flowing. Since centuries, the holy Ganges has been regarded as most sacred and worshipped by people. It is believed that the sacred virtue of the river increases manifold when it flows through these pilgrimage destination. It is common in India to see people taking holy dips, bathing and performing rituals on the bank of the holy river.
Haridwar, which literally means the gateway to the Gods is regarded as one of the seven holiest places of Hinduism. It is believed that Gods left their footprints in Haridwar. Haridwar has one of the most sacred ghats named Har Ki Pauri. Many religious rituals are performed regularly on the ghats. This includes the famous Ganges Aarti on the ghats after which thousands of earthen lamps are set afloat in the waters.
White Water Rafting
The sacred river Ganges offers the professional as well as the amateur the exhilaration of white water rafting which is an extreme and never ending thrill in the untamed river. The rivers in the upper Himalayas are among the best in the world for river rafting sports, with many staircase rapids that challenges the body. Most of the rapids are easily negotiable and some require our expertise. The exhilarating Alaknanda and Bhagirathi river near Rishikesh have become a popular stretch for white water rafting.
Trekking has been one of the popular activities in the Himalayas. These majestic mountains have been attracting mountaineers all over the world and offers excellent opportunities to serious trekkers and, mountaineers.
Local Retreast (Family Adventure Camp & Yoga Retreat)
Sungai Klah Hot Spring Park
Nestled within 605 hectares amidst hills and rivers with swaying oil palms and green orchards is a tranquil haven sporting the latest creation of a unique pool concept. The unique man-made free flowing Hot Springs Swimming Pool and Therapeutic Park is at the foothills of the Titiwangsa Range. A must-go to soothe your mind and rejuvenate your body.
Feel the roar of the river beneath your whitewater raft at the Sungkai River rapids. This is a 3 hours of fun and adventure testing your body, mind, strength and endurance.
This obstacle course builds individuals, team and unit spirit through a series of competitions. Put you through a series of test for your body mind balance. Evaluate your mental strength under different levels of stress.