Campsites in Rishikesh

Also known as the gateway to the Himalayas, Rishikesh is a vibrant city and attracts lacs of people from both India and abroad for various reasons. Though for thousands of years it has been known as a pilgrimage center, in the past few years it has been emerging as the adventure capital of India.

To cater to this segment, Himalayan Vagabond Adventures has put in an effort to personalize adventure with comfort and luxury. The initiative is about experiencing undiluted escapade from your daily lives while we play our part in recharging your body and mind to accommodate as much activities possible during your stay with us.

Our Travel Packages Include:

Accommodation:- 26, Twin-bedded arrangement in luxurious Swiss cottage tents with  12’ X 12’ living area, attached utilities and 100% power backup facilities.

Meals: – All meals, Mineral water bottles, tea/coffee/juices and snacks at the camp.

Activities: – Camping, White water rafting, Trekking, Rock climbing, Rappelling, Stream crossing, Bird watching, Natures walk etc.

Sightseeing: – Rishikesh and Haridwar .

Scenic Highlights: – Patna Waterfall Trek.

Guides: – Host service in Rishikesh. Local guides for city sightseeing in and around Rishikesh.


Camp Natures Encounter is Located about 26 kms from Rishikesh and about 9 kms from Laxman Jhulla is easily accessible by road.  The tents here are comfortable and with attached utilities and 100% electricity and power backup and is an ideal site for exciting corporate programmes and other outdoor trips.

The accommodation, public and recreational areas are set in 6 acres. Open areas, a variety of recreational activities promise to add pleasure and comfort to an adventurous and rejuvenating holiday.

 Season: October to June 

  1. Rafting
  2. Kayaking
  3. Rock climbing
  4. Rappelling
  5. Trekking
  6. Nature walk/Bird watching
  7. Cycling
  8. Jeep safari
  9. Cliff jump
  10. Bungy Jumping
  11. Flying fox

Campsite is about 6 hours derive from Delhi, and 45 minutes drive from the nearest railway station, Haridwar and just about an hour and half from the closest airport, Dehradun.

It’s a most luxurious campsite in Rishikesh, spread in over 10 acre of forest land and is in the periphery of the Rajaji National Park. The Campsite is equipped with 20 luxury Swiss cottage tents, power back up along with attached utilities in it. The Campsite has served over 7000 guests till date with a success ratio of 98.5% in post vacation guests survey’s. We believe in camping and adventure with luxury and we do so by combining the best experience of adventures with comfortable accommodations and great service and hospitality. The land of Rishikesh is fill with temples and white water of Ganges river. 

Accommodation Total tents: 20, Swiss Cottages Tents each with attached toilets and bath. 

Food & Beverages: Multi-Cuisine thatched roof restaurant offering interactive cooking. 

Facilities: Attached Bath, running hot and cold water, 24 Hrs. Running hot and cold water, 24 Hrs. Power back up. 

Wildlife Experience: Jeep Safari, bird watching, nature walk, village walk


Cost includes:

  • Accommodation at Camp Forrest on sharing basis
  • All Meals (As per plan) with tea/coffee and snacks at the campsite
  • Fruit Baskets & cookies on arrival
  • Campfire at night
  • Bird watching session
  • Guided trek to Bindawasni temple
  • 1 teacher/tour escort is complimentary on every 10 paying students
  • All taxes (17% govt taxes)


Cost does not include:

  • Single tent supplement
  • Any transport/transfers
  • Alcohol beverages
  • Force measures
  • Telephone calls, laundry
  • Items not mentioned in inclusions



Extra Teachers/Escort:                   Rs  1600 per teacher per night on twin sharing basis (APAI)

Extra Lunch/Dinner:                      Rs. 375/- per student

Extra breakfast:                                Rs. 225/- per student

Entry charges for Jeep Safari @ Rs. 160 for Indian Nationals and 250 for Foreign Nationals

Jeep Charges for safari at Rajaji National Park @ Rs. 3400 per Jeep (Maximum 6 people can be accommodated)


However following will be charged as per actual:  

  • Cocktail snacks @ Rs.175/- per person for 01 Veg + 01 Non-Veg and Rs.275 /- per person for 02 Veg + 02 Non Veg.
  • Extra Breakfast @ Rs.275 per person, Extra Lunch/Dinner @ Rs.450 per person.
  • Soda, soft drink, mineral water @ Rs.40/- per bottle, Juices-20% Discount on Menu Rate & Beer @ Rs.140/- per bottle.


Other Adventure Activities

  • RAFTING ON THE GANGES: Rs700/person ( Min of 4 pax)
  • Combination of 2 rope activities: Rs. 350/person ( Rappelling, Rock climbing, Valley Crossing –conducted near the camp
  • Cycling  – short – 500/person
  • Cycling – Long – 900/person
  • Rope activities pack at the Lodge – Rs. 400/person ( Jumaaring, Zip Line, Few good obstacles)

“At Rishikesh There Have Been Few Accommodation Options For The High-End Tourist Who Wants Luxury As Well As Adventure. The Camp 5 Elements Attempts To Bridge This Gap”.

A Silvery Sandy River Beach Surrounded by Emerald Wooded Hillsides

Know-how a holiday with a difference at the biggest beach on the river Ganges, The Camp 5 Elements, Rishikesh. The sojourn at this camp promises you the thrill of the outdoors and the spill of White Water rafting. Located at the foothills of the Himalayas, 35 kms from Rishikesh, the camp is set up amidst picturesque enviro ns by the holy Ganga River and is surrounded by a thick Sal forest. Accommodation here is in deluxe tents and the camp is known for its utmost importance on safety, its well-organized staff and its exceptional cuisine.

The Camp set with an aim of UNDERSTANDING NATURE, CONSERVING YOU, offers serene and rejuvenating environment. It is indeed the most scenic, secluded & romantic beach camp on the Ganges stretching over more than 800 meters and surrounded by thick forest and mountains with plenty of sunshine. A night at the camp has its own mystic charm – starlit sky, silhouette of the mountain on the moonlit night, the moon shimmer on the river and the camp fire romance. Located at a distance of 35 Kms from Rishikesh between Byasi & Kaudiyala, the camp 5 Elements offers 30 deluxe tents. Showers and wash basins inside the Camp area. The Living area is of the size 12 x 10 ft with a double / twin bed.

Two open Parachutes, made of cotton, overlooking river Ganga and one covered Dinning tent serving Indian, Mughlai , Chinese and Continental foods. The toilets are eco-friendly dry pit toilet units.  These are not attached to the tents but are set up for ecological reasons above the high water mark. There is running water facility and we have hot shower units fitted with wash Basin, mirror, hand held shower, etc.

Season: October till Mid May


  • River Rafting
  • Rock climbing
  • Rappelling
  • Trekking
  • Bridge Slithering
  • Kayaking
  • Beach volley ball
  • Management Games
    • Save the world
    • Human Dragon
    • Knotty problem
    • Ball balancing
    • Curtain down
    • Acid walk
    • Figure of ‘S’
    • Three lagged race
    • Tug-of war etc
  • Nature walk
  • Bird watching
  • Yoga and beach games etc


General Information:


Please note small changes in itineraries may be necessary due to unforeseen circumstances. However modification, if any, will be made in the best interests of the group or individual and you will be fully informed of any changes.


Normally our groups will vary from 10 to 100 participants. The minimum number of persons required to operate a tour is mentioned under the itineraries. However, in certain circumstances, depending on the tour, we will operate at less than the minimum number in order to avoid disappointment to our guests.


Make sure you bring any personal medications that you may need. Bring enough to cover yourself for the whole trip. We recommend immunizations against Typhoid, Hepatitis A and Tetanus. Please consult your doctor for more information. A basic first-aid kit is provided at the resort.


List of things to carry will be sent to you once you book with us. However, in general you should bring a set of semi-camouflaged trousers/shirts/jackets. Jeans with brown or green shirts are a good combination. Bright colors scare off birds and animals, and in certain cases provoke them! Usually during the day it is pleasantly warm and a shirt and possibly sweater are adequate. However, nights can be quite cold requiring a sweater and jacket. Requirements will vary depending on where you are staying and which tour you are taking part in. You should bring one or two pairs of strong walking shoes, especially for trekking.


Please Note: We do customize Itineraries of our campsites as per the requirement of Guests. For itineraries please feel free to Contact Us

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