Entry : free

Address : Byasi, Uttarakhand, India

Why to visit Byasi

A small village in Uttarakhand called Byasi is known for its adventurous water sports like river rafting and camping. Byasi is situated 30 kilometres from Rishikesh on the banks of the holy river Ganga.

  • Byasi is encircled by thick trees.
  • The area is perfect for river rafting because of its favourable population and steady Ganges River flow.
  • Byasi features a number of dining establishments and lodging options for tourists.

Great for: River rafting, camping and adventure sports.

Ideal Duration: 1-2 days

Best Time: February to June

Nearest Airport: Pantnagar, Jolly Grant

Nearest Railway Station: Rishikesh Railway Station

FAQ on Byasi

When is the best time to visit Byasi?

February to June and September to November are the best months to go rafting and camping in Byasi.

What are the best seasons to go rafting and camping in Byasi?

The best seasons for rafting and camping in Byasi are February to June and September to November.

How to reach Byasi?

On the Badrinath route, Byasi is about 30 kilometers from Rishikesh. Byasi is reachable from Rishikesh via bus or cab. One can also plan rafting and camping trips from Rishikesh. Rishikesh Railway Station (30 km) and Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (49 kms) are the closest stations to Byasi for trains and flights, respectively.

Are there any staying options in Byasi?

There are many staying options in Byasi including Raga on the Ganges (1.8 km), Taj Rishikesh Resort and Spa (1.6 km) and FabHotel Jungle Resort (2.4 km)

What are the places to visit near Byasi?

Garuda chatti, Victory gate and Bageshwar temple are the places to visit near Byasi

Special Tip

If you decide to end the trip, be sure to stay in the Byasi Valley to go rafting or camping. You can experience a rare combination of tranquilly and incredible adventure at the Alakananda River camp in Byasi

By Mehrosh Shamim

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