When it comes to river rafting in Rishikesh, there are four popular starting points and Shivpuri is one of them. There is a grading system for river rafting and Shivpuri falls under Grade 1 and Grade 2, with moderate difficulty levels. The other starting points for river rafting in Rishikesh are Brahmpuri and Marine Drive. The total river rafting time from Shivpuri to Ramjhula in Rishikesh is around four hours and distance covered is around 16km.
Other than river rafting starting point, Shivpuri has many temples and ashrams. The name Shivpuri means the abode of Lord Shiva.
Most of the tour operators offering river rafting from Shivpuri, offer free pickup from their offices to Shivpuri in a jeep. Shivpuri is well connected by road and is just 18 km from city of Rishikesh.