Shivpuri: Synonym of Rishikesh

With Rishikesh, Uttarakhand just 16kms far, Shivpuri offers the same thrill and fun in white water rafting as the former. With tourists flocking the picturesque beaches, it is one of the most visited spots after Rishikesh for polishing your hand and learning all the skills to be the master of White water rafting.

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The Himalayas play the perfect role of guardian by keeping an eye on this town from up above. The geography here is favorable by being uneven and rugged, producing the wildest white water rapids safe for rafting amateurs.

Reaching Shivpuri is quite easy……


The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun. If you want to travel by train then Haridwar railway station is your best bet. Connected with all the major cities of India, the Haridwar railway station is located at just 45kms from Shivpuri.

If you are planning a road trip then the Indian capital Delhi is at a distance of 245kms. It will take about 6 to 7 hours to reach to your desired spot by road.


Ideal time for Indian population to visit Shivpuri

Shivpuri is at its best in the months of October and March. The weather is perfectly in equilibrium with neither too much heat, neither too cold.

The summer temperature ranges from a maximum of 400C to a minimum of 250C. Summer is a good time to enjoy the recreational activities of rafting and camping here.

The monsoon in Shivpuri is like the rest of Uttarakhand. Heavy rains with possibility of landslides. However, the monsoon temperature remains an average of 350C.

The winter temperature of Shivpuri varies from 180C to 250C.


How to pass your time in Shivpuri

Shivpuri is like a starting point of rafting with the destination being Rishikesh and further. After rafting, you can camp in tents and enjoy a bonfire at night. In the day, you can also roam around to get a feel of the unscathed beauty of Shivpuri and observe the undisturbed flora and fauna closely.


The Silver sand beach is a popular beach here with the Ganges and its tributaries flowing in full rage. Apart from rafting and camping one can also enjoy Trekking, Mountaineering and Jungle walks here.

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