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Rishikesh Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: Nearest airport: Jolly Grant Airport(35 km from Rishikesh). Regular domestic flights at the airport are available.
By Rail: Nearest railway station: Rishikesh railway station. The town connects to popular destinations like Delhi, Dehradun, Mumbai, Kotdwar etc. Haridwar (25 kms) is another major rail head which connects to Rishikesh.
By Road: Rishikesh has decent road connectivity with cities such as Delhi (229 Kilometres), Dehradun (45 Kilometres), Mussoorie (72 Kilometres), Haridwar (19 Kilometres), and Mathura (378 Kilometres).
What to do?

Take a Dip in Ganga river
White Water Rafting
Camping
Rappelling
Rock climbing
White Water Rafting
Camping
Rappelling
Rock climbing

What to see?

Triveni Ghat - This is a bathing ghat.
Daily in the morning and evening there are thousands who take bath here and enjoy the Maha Aarti being performed.
It is very soothing to sit on the banks of the river and enjoy the cool breeze from the river.
Bharat Mandir
Lakshman Jhula
Gita Bhavan - Place of Guru Shri Ram Sukh Daasji, (the great thinker of his time) Popular among the Hindu Brahmin Community.
Twice a year people gather at this ashram to read the Ramayana together.
Swarg Ashram - Shri 108 Baba kali Kamli Wale Swami Atam Prakash Ji.
Swargashram ( Heavenly Abode) as the name connotes is a beautiful place situated in picturesque surroundings at the foot of Himalayas on the left bank of the Ganges between Rishikesh and Laxmanjhula.
It is the spiritual ground zero of Rishikesh, filled with a concentration of ashrams and temples.
The areas is known for its healthy and satwik living environment.
It is this spot where from ages of yore the famous Yogis and Rishis have been doing the Tapasya.
Numerous mention of this spot occurs in the holy scripture Puranas.
Bharat Mandir
Lakshman Jhula
Gita Bhavan - Place of Guru Shri Ram Sukh Daasji, (the great thinker of his time) Popular among the Hindu Brahmin Community.
Twice a year people gather at this ashram to read the Ramayana together.
Swarg Ashram - Shri 108 Baba kali Kamli Wale Swami Atam Prakash Ji.
Swargashram ( Heavenly Abode) as the name connotes is a beautiful place situated in picturesque surroundings at the foot of Himalayas on the left bank of the Ganges between Rishikesh and Laxmanjhula.
It is the spiritual ground zero of Rishikesh, filled with a concentration of ashrams and temples.
The areas is known for its healthy and satwik living environment.
It is this spot where from ages of yore the famous Yogis and Rishis have been doing the Tapasya.
Numerous mention of this spot occurs in the holy scripture Puranas.

Best time to visit

April, May, June, September, October

Famous For

Temple and religious places

Camping
Yoga - Rishikesh is yoga capital of the world

Camping
Yoga - Rishikesh is yoga capital of the world

Tips

Do trekking in groups.

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Rishikesh Reviews

Crowded, hot and messy.
Apr 29, 2018 12:12 AMRead (via Android App)
I went to Rishikesh twice with my office friends. Years ago, I heard the place is calm and peaceful for meditation tour or for some fun adventure tour. Not anymore. Although, it offers some adventurous stuffs like river rafting, which is one of the most popular among the visitors, trekking, camp...Read More

Crowdy Place
Aug 20, 2017 09:38 AMRead (via Android App)
Hello friends, I want to share my experience about Rishikesh.Rishikesh is one of the holy place for Hindu but it is also a tourist place due to beautiful climate, hills, Ganga Ghat and few temples.But Friends in my view it is a unsafe place.Accessibility- Risikesh is a city on bank of rever Hang...Read More

Not a good trip
Jun 24, 2017 03:51 AMRead (via iOS App)
We went there from volvo and it took 8 hours to be there from delhi tp rishikesh . Then we move to the place.hotels over there isn't developed that much .Food was not nice . And limited places to take tour, I wasn't happy to be there and there are some separate beaches for russian people I mean ...Read More

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I'll tell about rishikesh
May 29, 2019 02:30 AMRead (via Android App)
Rishikesh I very awsome place in Uttarakhand.i went their with my friends.We have done their tracking, camping.and their is waterfall neer jharna also it's around 5 km from main road.And we went ram jhula and laxman jhula. Their are many rush of people's. Theirs weather ?????????...Read More

Beautiful serene
Feb 15, 2019 03:39 PMRead (via Android App)
Rishikesh has a lot to offer to people right from aged to young ones. There are many temples and many tourist spots. The climate there is so cool and peaceful . There are many fun things which you can enjoy like river rafting, Paragliding, bungee jumping and a lot more . Many old temples to visi...Read More

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Holy place
Jul 13, 2018 12:21 PMRead (via Android App)
I visited Rishikesh on the month if april and there is so nice whether at that time I stayed 3 days and then I went another place but I remember those 3 days I just went so many placesI webt to the beattles ashram which us nice though and I visited goa beach for rafting and campingIt was...Read More

Heaven of Earth
Mar 10, 2018 06:58 PMRead
Rishikesh is the  one of the best tourism place in India. I visit Rishikesh  1 week ago with my friends.There is very peaceful place where you can feel the  environment. I go to Rishikesh with train  in very cheap ticket charge.I expend only 3500 rupee for 3 day trip guys.Route of my tri...Read More

Rishikesh river rafting
Feb 23, 2018 12:42 AMRead (via Mobile)
Rishikesh river raftingIf you visit in Rishikesh you should be do river rafting it's a fully adventures, in Rishikesh there is so low charges for rafting. Also the are to good, there is to point to start rafting one is 18 km and second one is 32 km. I have done 18 km which is to goodChar...Read More

Awesome Religious Place! Mirror of Indian Culture!
Jan 22, 2018 08:56 PMRead (via Android App)
#MouthShutTravellerRishikesh is one of the most popular religious towns in India. It is a town in the northern state Uttarakhand. It is located in the Himalayan foothills besides the holy river Ganga!The holy Ganga's banks makes this place a sacred place full of the ancient Indian cultur...Read More

Devbhoomi... City of Peace "Rishikesh"
Jan 20, 2018 04:54 PMRead (via Mobile)
Rishikesh. name is enough to it's visitor, as it's famous for weekend trip or devotee who needs some peace from their busy zig zag city life. Rishikesh is my all time favourite destination. Whenever I got chance, I try my level best to reach there. You can visit Rishikesh for water rafting, yoga...Read More

The place of mahadev
Jan 16, 2018 09:59 AMRead (via Mobile)
I share my heart touching experience with rishikesh. When I visit it with my mom and dad then I feel that hotel facility is good and in morning time when I visit ganga ghat then I realized that very heart touching moment because in 4:00 AM there is full silence and light air touched my boby whic...Read More

Surrounded by Spiritual environment.......
Jan 09, 2018 08:27 PMRead
I visited last time in Rishikesh for around 10 days so I explored it almost completely.Rishikesh is a very beautiful place which is situated near foot hills of Himalayas and banks of Ganga river.When I visited rishikesh for the very first time I was like this place is too awesome in every as...Read More

Best "RAFTING SPOT" in INDIA
Dec 21, 2017 01:43 AMRead (via Android App)
I think it is the best rafting spot in India.Befor some day I went to Rishikest with my friends.l realy like the place. The best thing about that place is adventure activites like Bunjee jumping, Paragliding and Rafting. I would recommed everyone to visite Rishikeshatleast once a year.As I s...Read More

Holi and beautiful place to visit
Dec 02, 2017 06:44 PMRead (via Android App)
I have visited this holi and religious place twice in life and both the experience was awesome. The site seeing are fabulous with holi ganga river flowing through the heart of risikesh. It is a great place to visit for summer vaccation and also for the hindu pilgrimage.Accommodations are no ...Read More

Beauty of india
Nov 16, 2017 03:30 PMRead (via Android App)
Hello viewers its akhil agrawal.Last week I visited Rishikesh with my family and relatives.This was one of my joyful and remembring trip of my life.Whrn we reached rishikesh it amazed me.The climactic condition was so pleasent that it seem that it stole my heart.we reached hotel and does...Read More

Love rishikesh
Nov 15, 2017 09:11 PMRead
Today I share my personal experiance. In 2013 I visited rishikesh, actually we are four friend walking together and enjoy of rishikesh climate. This is very famous place for temples specially mountains, luxman jhoola, Ram jhoola and more huge temples.I like temples infront of luxman jhoola w...Read More

Rishikesh
Sep 29, 2017 11:43 AMRead (via Android App)
In summer we went to Rishikesh, it is near to ganga. It has many temples and asharams. There are many hotels and resort according to fit in budget. There are many place to visit like Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir etc. Rishikesh is also brillant sport for Rafting, Mountai...Read More

Pilgrimage spot (Rishikesh)
Aug 21, 2017 11:50 AMRead (via Android App)
Hi friends.Now I'm going to sharing my relaxing experience about Rishikesh.The Rishikesh is one of the famous and pilgrimage spot in the India.First of all the Rishikesh is easily accessible by bus, train, flight.All the temples and tourist places are nice to seeing.First We are gone to visit th...Read More

The land of saint
Jul 18, 2017 02:01 PMRead (via Android App)
Rishikesh is known for holy place where thousands of saints live for solitude.Every corner of Rishikesh gives you spritual motivation.Lakshman jhoola, Ram jhoola and Swargashram are main tourist attractions. Sitting in the bank of river Ganga gives you peace of mind.Other things - There ...Read More

Pilgrimage town of hindus-Rishikesh
Jul 16, 2017 10:47 PMRead
Rishikesh is situated in Uttrakhand in the foothills of Himalayas. Also known as'yoga capital of the world' is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. It is 25 Km ahead of Haridwar. Easily accesible by train. Sacred river ganga flows through it. Many temples are there on the banks of river ...Read More

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