Following are a few treks in and around Rishikesh, Uttrakhand which can be completed in 1 day or less. These are ideal for people who just want to enjoy a short walking excursion in the foothills of Himalayas.
Kunjapuri Sunrise trek
Get up early at around 4:00 am and ride the car or bike to Kunjapuri (26 km).
Reach the sunrise point and enjoy the beautiful view of sunrise over Rishikesh.
After sunrise, it’s time for a walk/trek to Kunjapuri temple at an altitude of 1600 m where we’ll have breakfast.
After breakfast, we walk to Laxman Jhula 13 km from Kunjapuri. On the way, we’ll come across numerous beautiful sights and attractions like Neer Gadu waterfall, numerous birds, beautiful landscapes etc.
We’ll reach Laxman Jhula to end the trek.
- TRANSPORT : In private or shared car with driver, bike or foot.
- ACCOMMODATION: Not applicable.
- ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone
- ACTIVITIES: Trekking, Bird watching, Meditation, Hiking, sightseeing,
- DURATION: 4-5 Hours
- MEALS: Breakfast
- COST: From INR 700 onwards ( US $ 11)