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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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Peace is in the air, Beautiful Rishikesh
Jul 10, 2017 02:17 PM Read (via Android App)
Recenty I have made a visit to Rishikesh, and I think I should share my experience about this beautiful calm place, How to visit, You can easily reach the town from Haridwar, the cheapest mode of transportation is take the bus from haridwar bus stand for Rishikesh, they will take for Rs 25-35...Read More

Don't only feel the nature... Live the nature
Jul 07, 2017 05:08 PM Read (via Android App)
My title is for rishikesh. Is not just an title. This is truth. Just live the nature The wether is soo peacefull and lovable: Go there and live the nature There are many beautifull waterfalls. Where u want to live forever Like GARUD CHAKKI waterfall and many other Ram Jhoola and L...Read More

Best place in India
Jul 01, 2017 10:42 PM Read (via Mobile)
Rishikesh is the best place in the India here is most beautiful holy river ganga and gangaji first reach in the city. Here is gangaji purest then plan site because it is foot(start) of himalaya. Here is most popular river rafting, Camping, Tracking,  and bungy jumping 25km from city which is the...Read More

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Rishikesh is best place all india
Jun 20, 2017 07:04 PM Read (via Android App)
Hello friends I want share my happy journey of Rishikesh and read and feel my journey and before time I had gone to Rishikesh with my tour and that was happy journey me and we had enjoyed very much with my tour and you can say Rishikesh is devbhumi like a dev land and any place thare temple you ...Read More

Best holy place
Jun 19, 2017 03:56 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh the Holy place. It is a pilgrimage city wich is located in Uttrakhand state. This holy place is situated at the bank of River Ganga. I have visited Rishikesh many times with my family. You can easily reach here. All the roads are in good condition you will not face any problem reaching...Read More

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Best place to visit
Jun 13, 2017 01:32 PM Read
Hello guys I want to give my review on Rishikesh it is very good place to visit when you will go their you will feel relax and good and fresh atmosphere as it is the place of loard shiva the people of rishikesh are good and helpful. it is good place for river rafting and the guide they are also ...Read More

Best family or personal tourist spot
Jun 10, 2017 03:19 AM Read (via iOS App)
Rishikesh is one of the holy places of hindu religion because of the temples, as it is in Uttarakhand and we all know that UTTARAKHAND is known as "DEV BHOOMI" as I am originally from UTTARAKHAND so I m giving you the true experience of rishikesh. it is a place from where you can enjoy many adve...Read More

Must Visit Place!
Jun 09, 2017 01:39 PM Read
I visited Rishikesh with my friends last month and I really liked the place. The best thing about that place was adventurous activities like bunjee jumping and rafting. I had a great time with my friends there. I would recommend everyone to visit Rishikesh atleast once a year. It was very eas...Read More

No peace at Rishikesh
Jun 05, 2017 12:51 PM Read
There was a time when Rishikesh was a holy place actually, where you could find great peace and comfort near the banks of Holy Ganges. But at the name of Commercialization this slow and steady kind of city has lost its real meaning of peace and pilgrimage. As I belong to Uttrakhand and I have...Read More

Great place for adventurers
May 30, 2017 02:26 AM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh offers a great experience for thrill seeking people. It has the option of- River rafting which is great and full of adrenalin rush Bungee jumping which is done from a height of 83 metres and is for people who likes to push thier limits Giant swing also done from a height of 83...Read More

Rishikesh is the Holy place of India
May 26, 2017 07:24 PM Read (via Android App)
I have a dream to visit Rishikesh in my life.I got a chance to visit Rishikesh.I want to see the hanging bridge called Ram julla and Lakhsman julla.In March 15 we visit Himachal pradesh for some office use.I get a luck to visit this holy place.In morning 9 am we started our journey.First we watc...Read More

An average place
Apr 28, 2017 10:08 PM Read
Rishikesh is a very good place for for visiting with friends as well as the climatic condition is also very nice.The people from various states and cities came here to spend their holidays with their families and enjoys with them.This place is not so good because all things are not easily ava...Read More

I love this place
Apr 07, 2017 07:55 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is one of best place of tourism and adventure people and this is place of rishi muni rishikesh we know another name foothill their are lot of place for visit and most of people come for adventure ( trekking, river rafting one of the best , kayaking, camping, banji jampingetc) and lot o...Read More

Best time to go is in between aug to Oct.
Mar 19, 2017 01:43 PM Read (via Android App)
Hello. I have been visited rishikesh many times due to some official work. It is one of the best place to explore in weekends, you can plan for rishikesh on fridays night and easily come back by saunday night . It will be around 250 to 300 km from delhi . Way of transport are like tr...Read More

ONE OF THE BESTEST PEACEFULL PLACE
Feb 11, 2017 04:42 PM Read (via iOS App)
I visited rishikesh so many times from last 8 years rishikesh has some magic which attracts me alot. this is the only place where is much peace of mind and so many adventures options like camping fun , rafting, bungiee jumping and many more there is one more place people dont know more about tha...Read More

Land of Hippies & Yogis
Jan 17, 2017 06:37 PM Read
Visiting Rishikesh was always on my list. So finally after I successfully completing my visit to Haridwar & mussoorie, I traveled all way to Rishikesh. It is situated 30 Kms away from mussoorie. The ride was comfortable & the NH connecting to rishikesh was darn good. I already pre-booked my hote...Read More

Lovely trip to Rishikesh
Jan 17, 2017 06:06 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is really God gifted place in India. I can never forget a single moment I spent last year there. I visited there in March 2016. Site Seeing and Rafting in Rishikesh attracted me most. We got package from Bajrang Apartments for Hotel stay & Rafting both in a very reasonable cost a...Read More

Nice place for tourist
Jan 08, 2017 01:33 PM Read
Rishikesh is great place to visit for tourist in India. you can do trekking, rafting, bungee jumping etc. its a nice place for the adventures. if you want to do white water rafting then you can go from oct to april, after that water level will increase so white water rafting is kind of not possi...Read More

Rishikesh is life
Dec 23, 2016 01:29 PM Read (via Mobile)
Rishikesh is an amazing place, the natural beauty and the people out there are awesome. It was an all girls trip and trust me it's safe. we booked hotel from MMT so we managed to get the amazing discounts. First thing comes to my mind when I heard the word rishikesh is river rafting because rive...Read More

Feel like you are in new world
Dec 14, 2016 11:18 PM Read (via Android App)
Amazing place .peacefull place near The Ganga and River Rafting Adventure make it more attractive. And one of the most visited place is Nilakanth Mahadev Mandir On the top of mountain.And the monkey on Laxman Jhula and Chotiwala Hotel are famous. I visit there every month. Totally a good plac...Read More

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