Exciting Leisure Activities at Aloha On The Ganges, Rishikesh

If you are looking for a leisurely break, you are at the right place. Rishikesh and this Rishikesh resort offer several options ranging from walks, treks, picnics, biking and safaris.
 

Mountain Drive

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Take an 8 km drive away from Rishikesh and glide gently into the hills. As the drive takes you past the height of 1250 feet, you will get a most spectacular view of the meandering Ganges. The drive offers you some spectacular views of waterfalls and thick Jungles all around the mountain side.

We take you to a viewpoint where we serve you light snacks and beverages depending on your preference as you enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the river valley. Unwind and relax in the lap of Mother nature, enjoy the sunrise & sunset or celebrate occasions.

The excursion will take approx. 3 hours.

Trek and Dip in to paradise

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We take you to a spot where you disembark the vehicles for a short trek through the forests located right alongside the Ganges. Trek through thick forests while you walk along and sometime through a stream. At the mouth of the waterfall, settle down for a light snack and choice of beverage.

You can enjoy a dip or spend time cooling off around the waterfall and exploring the rich flora & fauna surrounding you.

The excursion will take approximately 3 hours.

The sunrise offbeat cave trek

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We take you for an early morning mountain drive of approximately 25 Kms. After which, we start our scenic trek on the mountain top. We follow the ridge line for 2.5 km through the village fields to reach holy caves. En route, we stop to enjoy the beautiful mountain sunrise and the awesome view of the Gangetic plains.

We carry light snack packed for our trek and enjoy a break at specially selected viewpoints. Our trek is customizable and can include a couple of temple visits along the way.

The Excursion will take approximately 6 hours.

The Perennial stream picnic

Safari at Rajaji National Park near Aloha On the Ganges Rishikesh Resort and Hotel Rishikesh

We take you on a 9km Drive along the Holy Ganges. A short 200 mtr walk down from the road will lead us to a wide stream in the valley. Ideal for families to enjoy fun activities like stream walks and water crossings.

The water level in the stream is very low and easily crossable during non-monsoon months. This is an ideal Location for enjoying the sunshine during the cold winter months. We serve special light snacks.

The excursion will take approximately 3 hours.

White water rafting from shivpuri to nim beach

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The thrill of river-rafting on the rapids of the Ganges can be enjoyed in Rishikesh during any season except monsoon and peak winters. River - rafting in Rishikesh has 3 different stretches with different lengths and different time duration:

Shivpuri to Nim Beach Rafting: This 16 km long stretch mostly has grade III rapids, and is a recommended stretch.

Phool Chatti to Nim Beach Rafting: This is the basic stretch. The length of this stretch is 9 km and it mostly has grade II rapids.

Marine Drive to Nim Beach Rafting: This stretch is 25 km long stretch and the most thrilling stretch with mostly grade IV rapids and is not a recommended one for the first-timers.

Cycling City Tour

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Experience a session of biking with your friends and family in the pleasant environs of Rishikesh and explore the great outdoors. Enjoy the lush landscapes of the great northern hills and speed ahead on your mountain bikes.

We organize 2 different cycling tours:

Sunrise to Sunset Cycling tour
Mountain biking in the Himalayas spans across many districts of Uttarakhand starting from Haridwar and Rishikesh, deeper into the district of Pauri Garhwal meandering into the remote Tehri district.

While the magnificent Himalayan range casts its spell on you throughout the journey, the graceful rivers flowing by will charm you with their serene beauty.

Bunty Babli Cycling Tour

A drive to a canal carrying the waters of Ganga approximately 15 km away from our resort in Rishikesh.
The picturesque drive along the Canal is a sight to cherish and remember as the turquoise waters stand in stark contrast to the thick green Jungles of the Chila Wildlife sanctuary. This spot would remind you of the various scenes in the famous Bollywood Flick named “Bunty Aur Babli”, released in 2005.

The drive to & fro would take 4 hours.

Canoeing ride ganges river to nim beach

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Besides white water rafting, Canoeing is the most popular adventure in Rishikesh. Families can always choose to indulge in recreational canoeing that introduces them to the eye-catching beauty and the nature-rich environment of the town.

ATV bike ride

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Let lose the adventurer in you with this amazing ATV ride from the resort to NIM Beach! A quad bike also is known as an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), is a modified three/four wheeler that is driven on low-pressure tires and can be driven on any kind of track. It is a thrilling experience.

Sunrise/ Sunset

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This is an off-road drive up to Kunjapuri, witness the beautiful sunset or sunrise. Located at an altitude of 1650 m and hidden in the mountains near Rishikesh, Kunjapuri temple offers a panoramic view across the snow-capped Himalayas, one can also see all the peaks of the Garhwal range. Perfect for sunrise, moonrise and sunset views.

Nature Walk

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A guided walk beside the river Ganges up to the Laxman Jhula. The walk is about 3 km from the resort. Cross Laxman Jhula, taking your time to admire the river upstream emerging from the mountains, widening and mellowing down just after the bridge.

Ganga Aarti at NIM beach

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We organize an exclusive Ganga Aarti for our in-house guests, every day at 6 pm at NIM beach which is approximately 15 min walk from the resort.

Summer Time: 06.00 am to 07.00 am | Winter Time: 05.00 am to 06.00 am

Yoga

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Yoga is much more than a physical practice. It’s about tuning in and bringing awareness to our breath and how we feel. We organize a one-hour yoga session every morning for our in-house guests.

Various activities for our young guests

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Aloha on the Ganges arranges a unique feature for their younger guests of all ages. Try their skills at the local crafts and make their own souvenir to take home.

The workshop, located right within the hotel premise offers guests the opportunity to try glass painting, pot painting, and various other arts & crafts activities.

Our young ones can also enjoy board games during their stay.
 

Children’s activities besides the beach

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We organize various activities like rock-climbing, rappelling, Kid's tent pitching, stone painting, and sand activity, besides the NIM beach, which is very close from the resort.

Archery

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Our young guests can enjoy archery within the premise from morning till evening. Archery does not get difficult or hard to understand until the arrow misses.