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post Feb 13 2012, 08:52 AM
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Away from the hustle and bustle of the city life it's a perfect gateway for family and friends. Shivpuri is Located just 250kms from Delhi and only 17kms from Rishikesh makes it one of the most sought after destination for adventure and nature lovers.

If you love adventure please go for overnight camping which is the best way to be associated with the nature. Camps are located on the riverside on Badrinath highway.The pleasant sound of the rapids on the river echoes in the valley and camping around such an amazing natural surroundings is a lifetime experience in itself. As the area has Rajaji National park on both sides, a good variety of Himalayan birds and animals can be seen.

Evenings at campsite are romantic, fun-filled and exciting. The starlit sky, silhouette of the mountains, rippling sound of the river and shimmering of bon-fire, this is a great way to explore the outdoors.

This place is renowned for its adventurous sports such as white river rafting, kayaking, rappelling, rock climbing, trekking, and beach volleyball. You can also enjoy nature walk, bird watching, and campfire. This place is also famous for its Pilgrimage, yoga & meditation. Different packages are available which can be avail with the help of the travel agencies according to the choice of yours.

River rafting has become a very popular, exciting yet safe adventure sport option near and upstream from Shivpuri. The Whitewater River rafting capital of India is the stretch of the Ganges from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh where the river has numerous rapids over 36 kms. You don't have to be a leading swimmer to be able to experience the thrill of rafting. Rafting trips are well equipped by expert team of friendly instructors. You get to experience the sheer power of Ganges in a true adventurer style.

Things to carry while you are camping:

1.Tea shirts

2.Two shorts( for river rafting)


4.sunscreen cream



7.Travel bag/rucksack bags.

Best time to visit this place is from October till April. This place is highly recommended and one should visit this majestic land once in a lifetime.

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