Marine drive is located around 26 km from Rishikesh. Marine drive is one of exquisite location for camping owing to its scenic location, readily available activities like zip line, rafting, kayaking, nature walk, mountaineering and etc. Camps of all categories are easily found at Marine drive. Some of them are mentioned below.
Mohan Chatti & Phoolcahtti:
Both, the Mohan Chatti & Phoolcahtti are charming hamlets located at just 15 & 12 Km respectively from Rishikesh. Mohanchatti has a serene environment emanates from the secluded lush green forest. The calmly flowing hull river gives a perfect setting for the riverside camping at Mohanchatti and Phoolchatti. Mohanchatti is an exemplary option for pleasant and exciting escape owing to its idyllic location & wide option of adventure activities available like Bungy Jumping, Flying Fox, Giant Swing, Ziplining, riverside, mountain and waterfall trekking at very close distance.
Ghattughat is one of poised camping spot in the vicinity of the Rishikesh main city (approx. 16 Km). There are choices of campsites of all categories. The thrill of the activities like Ziplining, waterfall trekking, Bungy Jumping, Giant Swing, flying fox etc can also be relished here. The breathtaking scenic beauty of the spot, the comfortable tents to stay, lip-smacking food to treat the taste buds are some exciting perks of Ghattughat camping sites.
Shivpuri is located 18 Kms from Rishikesh City. The first & foremost spot which comes in the mind of rafters is Shivpuri. Shivpuri hosts several campsites of all categories and of all kind i.e. Beachside camping, riverside camping, luxury and Forest/Jungle side camping. The other adventure sports like ziplining, Waterfall treks, river crossing, mountain biking, mountaineering, rappelling, which can be done at Shivpuri. Few of the campsites are mentioned below:
Byasi is located at a distance of about 30 km from Rishikesh. After Kaudiyala, Byasi is another popular campsite for adventure & rafting lovers. Byasi is an ideal location for camping due to its serene & unadulterated ambience. At Byasi, some of the venturesome activities like kayaking, rafting, body surfing and cliff jumping can be enjoyed. Byasi has several restaurants and hotels where visitors can pamper their taste buds also. Thus, Byasi is perfect camping destination for family holidaying, corporate outing or friends get together owing to the variety of camping option i.e. beach camping, forest camping & Luxury camping.
Kaudiyala has located 40 Km from Rishikesh main city. Mountaineering, rock climbing, trekking and river rafting are some of the activities which can be relish at Kaudiyala. Kaudiyala is the tourist destination for Adventure seekers, rafting lovers, nature admirer. Primarily, Kaudiyala is famous among the rafters for adventurous white-water river expedition of 36 Kms on the Ganges. Suitable time for this audacious rafting expedition is February till May & Mid-September till November. Kaudiyala boosts good campsites due to alluring beach site, rich natural beauty and of course owing to the mighty gushing flow of river Ganges alongside. At Kaudiyala, there are options for forest camping & luxury camping.