The Ananda Active package offers a combination of beautiful treks in the area surrounding Ananda, in the foothills of the Himalayas. Our guide will personally identify the trek best suited to both your physical condition and the type of landscape and experience you would wish. There are a number of local treks of varying distances and difficulties, all accompanied by our Ananda guide. Treatments have been carefully chosen to offer relief from any aches or stiffness following a trek.
Below are the Trek options:
Ranichouri is known for its agriculture institute and for picnic spots with spectacular views of the snow capped Himalayas Mountains such as Choukhamba, Neelkanth, and Goumukh and surrounded by Pine, Rhododendron, Mimosa, Jacaranda and Cedar trees. During this 3 hour, 10km trek, you will climb from 5000ft to 7000ft, passing through Sabli, a village where one can see old Garhwali houses.
Kashmoli is a small farming village known for ginger and pea production. This 2.5 hour, 8km trek, ascends from 3600ft to 5000ft during which one can see variety of Himalayan birds such as Barbells, Babblers, Dorngos, Bulbuls and Eagles. The trekking route is surrounded by small hills and green pastures, passing curry leaves, nettles, and mustard plants.
The Rishikesh to Kunjapuri trek (4 hours, 11km) is good for those who wish a longer climb with higher ascents. Walking upstream of a small river for close to an hour, you reach a beautiful secluded picnic spot by the side of a waterfall. The trek passes several local villages such as Badkot where one can witness the typical hillside village life. There are stunning views of Rishikesh and the Holy Ganga along the route with glimpses of wildlife such as deer, wild peacock and wild boar.
White water rafting on the Ganga with rapids ranging from Grade 1 to 4. Thrilling but safe, ideal for beginners or thrill seekers.
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