Shivpuri is a small village, which is situated at a distance of 16 km from Rishikesh. Owing to the existence of many temples devoted to the Hindu Lord Shiva, the place got its name ‘Shivpuri’, meaning Lord Shiva’s abode. This small, rural community rests on the banks of the River Ganga and is a noted destination for river rafting. There are several beach camps in Shivpuri, where adventure enthusiasts can enjoy the thrill of rafting from Shivpuri to Rishikesh. The place is also noted for its calm and serene atmosphere.