Rishikesh is not only famous for being the River Rafting Capital of India, but it is also a perfect destination for indulging in numerous other adventure activities. Here you can do trekking through waterfalls and can found yourself close to the nature.
Rishikesh has many lesser known waterfalls which can be reached by small and easy trek routes. Nowadays waterfall trekking is getting popular among family tourists and for trekking beginners.
The beauty of these waterfalls is spectacular, all the efforts and trekking becomes worthwhile once you reach to these waterfalls.
It is about 6 kilometer from Tapovan and 3 kms from Laxman Jhula. It is one of the most frequented waterfalls as it is the easiest to access. There is also a small pool where you can enjoy the serenity, relax by dipping your feet in cold water or even take a bath.
Tip: Visit Neergarh Waterfall just after monsoon season and you will witness water cascading thousands of feet from the mountain top.
Trekking through waterfalls and passing by shallow pool provides you genuine feel of nature with many species of butterfly can be seen here and the water is very clear. The entrance fee is Rs 30, and then you need to go up by mountain road.
Garud Chatti waterfall Rishikesh is situated at Neelkanth road about 5 kilometers from Lakshman Jhula. It is one of the hot spots, mainly among foreign tourists in this holy township. The waterfall is very small, not many people visit these waterfalls and they are a pleasant place to visit and to spend a couple hours.
It is located at Neelkanth road near about 3 kilometer from Garud Chatti waterfall. This small waterfall trekking in Rishikesh and path is slippery, so be careful at the time of trekking.
The route is difficult and slippery for trek. This is one kind of hidden water fall in the forest. The route towards Mohanchatti near Neelkanth road. You must wear good shoes. The waterfall is about an hour of uphill climb from the road. Tourist use to come here for photography.