With the International Yoga Festival and the Maha Kumbha in Haridwar, India's best adventure
tourism spot Rishikesh sees a sudden rise in the number of travellers heading here.
The Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh has been on radar of several tourists as the Uttarakhand government opened its gates for the outside world. A big chunk of the state's revenue comes from here, mostly due to the adventure sports activities that Rishikesh is known for. Jonthom, who regularly takes tourists for rafting stated,"The past 3-4 months has seen more than 50,000 people coming for rafting. It has been a great boon since we could see our business picking up".