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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

Rishikesh Uttarakhand
27 days ago Read
I visited Rishikesh Uttarakhand many times and explore all area like. Nilkanth, Ram jhula & and laxman jhula. I advise tourist to go there for rafting and camping? But don't go with sadhu because they cheat sometimes. and yes if u have money then move to yoga center. Anyway I love river Ganga & ...Read More

Rishikesh
Dec 05, 2020 07:58 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh has also become a popular distinction for white water rafting. The holy city of Rishikesh in base of Himalayas. Hold deep cultural and spiritual singlficance for Hindu. ...Read More

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Oct 13, 2020 12:34 PM Read
I am from Delhi so travelingis little cheaper for me and it is most fun place because here you get to enjoy rafting ...Read More

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Rishikesh
Jul 03, 2020 09:42 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is a holy place, specially this place is famous for spirituality .this place is very attractive.rishikesh is also known as getway to char dham .i realise very peaceful in Rishikesh .thousand people attract every to rishikesh for spiritual peace , yoga and meditation.the glorious attrac...Read More

Peaceful place
Jun 17, 2020 01:00 PM Read (via iOS App)
Rishikesh is the best place to visit. It is very peaceful place. It is famous for tracking, camping and river rafting. The view from Lakshman juala and ram juala are very good to see. It is best place to visit in uttarakhand. ...Read More

Peaceful place
Dec 30, 2019 12:40 PM Read (via Android App)
In this place u feel peace and u enjoy the nature. N this also famous for the yoga city. Many tourists came for learn yoga ...Read More

Rishikesh
Dec 04, 2019 12:14 PM Read (via Android App)
If you want to experience Dharma in exact way than Prefer Rishikesh . This is only place where the attainment of Peace is possible. Kingdom of Lesotho's citizens also designated it as their Tirtha . ...Read More

Soul rejuvenating place
Dec 03, 2019 06:29 PM Read (via Android App)
This place is something beyond anyone's imagination. Natural beauty is just mesmerizing. Things to do 1) river rafting 2) trekking 3) pilgrimage 4) bird watching 5) wildlife 6) white sand walk newr ganga I can guarantee you will have an unforgettable experience. ...Read More

A Holy Palace - RISHIKESH
Dec 02, 2019 11:36 PM Read
Rishikesh is the best palace for tourist visits after Jammu and Kashmir. It is a small town in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India. Ganga river also flows from there. this place is also known as the world capital of yoga. The main tourist attraction of this place is river rafting in the G...Read More

Spiritually most vibrant place-Rishikesh
Nov 28, 2019 08:55 AM Read (via Mobile)
Hi Friends, Om. I visited Rishikesh 1st time in 2015. Reached to Rishikesh from Haridwar Railway station which is appx.25 kms away. My family and I stayed at Shivananda Ashram which is one of the best spiritual orgnaization who serves mankind without selfish intent. I visit Rishikesh fr...Read More

Rishikesh Yatra
Aug 15, 2019 07:58 PM Read (via Android App)
I visited Rishikesh last year in summer time.We started off from Delhi And went to Haridwar first Then Via Haridwar we went to Rishikesh By the local train from haridwar station, The time of the train was scheduled Around 3 pm on the mid-day. From Haridwar to Rishikesh , The accessibility ...Read More

Rishikesh tour
Jul 23, 2019 11:33 AM Read (via Android App)
When our exam are closed next day of exam we reached haridwar to rishikesh its our 2nd tour of haridwar and rishikesh continuesly we are five friends together enjoying every moment specially rafting is most attractive part of tour of rishikesh and after that campaigning to give high experiencing...Read More

I'll tell about rishikesh
May 29, 2019 02:30 AM Read (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

Rishikesh: A joyful Place
May 11, 2019 06:36 AM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is a place which is often visited by those people who come to haridwar and then they feel they should go to rishikesh too. However , there are number of people too who come rishikesh directly without going Haridwar since it possess its own beauty. First of all, we went to neelkanth man...Read More

Beautiful serene
Feb 15, 2019 03:39 PM Read (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

Great place to visit
Dec 24, 2018 05:48 PM Read (via Mobile)
Nice place to visit. Lots of ashram and temples to visit. Food is good, You can buy good thing from local market except one "CHOR "shop owner from Triveni Ghat who sells iron metal idols of god with brass plated in name of pure brass metal and that's play with emotions of devotees. Other wise ni...Read More

Holy place
Jul 13, 2018 12:21 PM Read (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 places I webt to the beattles ashram which us nice though and I visited goa beach for rafting and camping It was...Read More

Peaceful place on earth
Jun 27, 2018 07:17 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh wow most peaceful place on earth you will enjoy the morning of rishikesh you cna feel the cool wind is kissing you and you just feel like heaven what an place to go. Rishikeh is rhe most popular tourist place in india and atmosphere of rishikesh is just like heaven on earth. In R...Read More

Nice Location Warm Hospitality
May 31, 2018 11:38 AM Read
360 Degree Resorts one of the best resorts in Rishikesh, Location of this resorts is outstanding. this is really good resorts. they are pervoiding daily yoga session also.we enjoyed a lot. we are visit again and again. Thanks to Team 360 Degree Resorts! ...Read More

Crowded, hot and messy.
Apr 29, 2018 12:12 AM Read (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

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