Featured on CNT’s 2013 Hot List when it opened, Atali Ganga is built on a hillside just outside Rishikesh, offering comfy cottages that overlook the Ganga valley. It is perfect for large groups or families with the range of adventure activities on offer. The hotel is by Aquaterra Adventures so guests can pick from river…
I sped along with the flow of the rushing water of the Holy ganges. I screamed in ecstasy and delight. This is the first time I canoed in my life! Atali Ganga is a resort located about fifteen minutes from the city centre on the highway to Badrinath. It is perched on a low-rising cliff next to the riverbank of the Ganges.
Shraman & Richa Jha visited us in August 2020 for their first post Covid getaway, checkout what they had to say about their Holiday at Atali Ganga
River Rafting Season is on!! Book your holiday at Atali Ganga and experience a River Rush on the Ganga
The long-abandoned retreat, which famously hosted the Fab Four in 1968, is now a rough tourist attraction in the jungle outside Rishikesh, India. If you can brave the ruins, it’s a rock ‘n’ roll pilgrimage.
With people ready to travel differently and responsibly, here’s your chance to breathe some fresh air in the Himalayan foothills, checkout the sunrise and sunset, the wildlife and the night sky, when was the last time a city offered you this?
Many companies are now committed to reducing single-use plastic water bottles and items in their operations and on their tours, and they’re encouraging travelers to be part of the solution. “Guests are advised to carry bottles or hydration packs on their travels and refill them as they move from camp to camp,” said Vaibhav Kala of Aquaterra Adventures.
Yves Ouellet in India shares In 1968, the Beatles went to India for a strange pilgrimage to the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram with their wives and twenty friends, including Mia Farrow, Mike Love of the Beach Boys, flautist Paul Horn and Donovan Leitch, who composes “Hurdy Gurdy Man”. A little over 50 years later, Rishikesh remembers…
Rishikesh beckons. Nestled in the verdant foothills of the Himalayas, the holy town in north India sparkles like a jewel in the hazy afternoon sky. To get there, I have to cross a narrow suspension bridge called Lakshman Jhula. It sways above the sacred jade waters of the Ganges, which is believed to wash away all sins.
I was cold and wet, my heart beating a mile a minute, and seconds later I would be caught in the Crossfire. And boy, was I looking forward to it! Living up to its name, the rapid Crossfire pushed the raft to a side, almost slapping its four occupants against the rocks. But we survived—with huge smiles plastered on our faces.