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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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Spirituality with peace and beauty
Oct 18, 2016 01:38 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is a city in India's northern state of Uttrakhand in Himalayan foothills besides the Ganga river . it is a holly town with great combination of spritul and beautyfull place. Rishikesh is also known as a gateway to CharDham . Here in Rishikesh , people comes from all around the world to...Read More

Combination of adventure and spiritual things
Oct 15, 2016 01:08 PM Read (via Android App)
I find this place perfect for almost everyone. Be it kids, old aged, family or friends. It is the combination of worship place as well as adventurous activities and camping. Here near the Ganga river we just feel awesome, as it's peace and all you can hear is the sound of water fall. It fe...Read More

Crazy water_sport rafting
Oct 09, 2016 03:31 AM Read (via Android App)
I was student @ Roorkee college of engineering , Roorkee and I experienced the experience of being crazy , being wired , being freak with friends . Rishikesh is the tourist place , you have to experience it's beauty . Whenever you are with your friends and do camping , bonfires _ romantic evenin...Read More

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Rishikesh means pure love
Aug 31, 2016 07:59 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh means pure love if you wanna enjoy with family so, the place for you and not very expensive all reasonable prices. At the night this place glows like shine you will surely love this. I have visited this place on 25 July 2015 with friends. I love night view because at the night you c...Read More

Rishikesh Rejuvenates
Aug 01, 2016 10:01 AM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh has some magic which attracts so many pilgrims, tourists, adventurers n devotees.  Rishikesh has river rafting for those who love adventure. For pilgrims n devotees, it has temples n sacred ganges. I am visiting Rishikesh for last 14 years n still I found Rishikesh beautiful place f...Read More

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Best tourist attractions
May 16, 2016 01:38 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is a best place to visit. There are many things to see like white water rafting, camping, rappelling, rock climbing, cliff jumping, tracking and bungee jump. Everyone should have to go there its a lovey place and u should have enjoy a lot. In Rishikesh best part of river rafting. It...Read More

A small town got ruined here
Apr 13, 2016 11:25 AM Read
There was a time when Rishikesh was clam and simple place which had dense forest and a  speedy river Ganges. As my elders told me Rishikesh was the small town/city of temples, Saints and simple life life style.There was a very famous temple of Bharat ji too which still exist. But for last ...Read More

The holy place Rishikesh
Apr 12, 2016 02:40 PM Read (via Mobile)
Rishikesh is a city, Tehsil in Dehradun located in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India. It is known as the gateway of the Garhwal. Rishikesh is surrounding by three district Tehri, Pauri and Haridwar. It is pilgrimage town and one of the holiest place to Hindus. Rishikesh is a...Read More

Not so Magnificent !
Apr 08, 2016 09:25 PM Read
Situated in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand and being at Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River, this place has much more to see other than river Ganga flowing between the valley like region and the temples awaiting for the people to discover the unreal. The place attracts a lot of...Read More

Swarg Dham
Apr 02, 2016 11:00 AM Read (via Android App)
My name Madhvendra Pratap Singh.Belong to Bareilly and work Rishikesh. So I shair my feelling Rishikesh is a city of Uttarakhand in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. Rishikesh is famouse hindus spritual place. God place Heaven and and many name of Rishikesh Rishikesh i...Read More

Heaven of planet earth
Mar 09, 2016 06:35 PM Read
Rishikesh an excellent place to visit . from 25th to 5 th of march I went to rishikesh on a trip with my family. it was really a nice experience to go there .especially the nice, purest and soul relaxing breeze that used to flow in night is a must to remember and it still have an internal imp...Read More

A nice and adventurous place to visit .
Feb 04, 2016 05:24 AM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is located in Utrakhand which also shre its boarder with uttar pardesh . It is the holy palce in India as it is the origin of ganga . The mesmerising view of river ganga attracts like anything .I have been these places many a times .Apart from river Ganga there is also tourist attracti...Read More

Good destination for a short visit- Rishikesh
Jan 13, 2016 04:55 PM Read
Rishikesh is located near Haridwar and Roorke. Its near the border of Uttarakhand and U.P.  It is a good plays but only for a short trip as now days there is a huge rush of public and there are not many things to experience for which you have to stay for many days. The thing I dislike about t...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

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

Maun Van ashram
Apr 03, 2018 04:43 PM Read
I've visited Maun Van ashram, located in the national park near Rishikesh. around 16 km form Laxman Juhlla. We studied yoga with Baba Vijay. It is very silent place, unlike Rishikesh, just wild nature around. There is beautiful garden in Maunvan. You can see intagram of baba https://www.in...Read More

Ek Baar Ja ke To Aao.......??????
Nov 21, 2017 07:34 AM Read (via Android App)
Hey Dosto, Main Hu aapka Apna friend Dashrath, doston I visted in march 2017 , in rishikesh , so this is very beutiful place such as spirtual , goddess 'earth .And you must the Shri Ganga river Rafting its amazing , if u fear of water so uu are remove your fear of water and enjoy , yes that' s m...Read More

Best destination for spending our life moments
Jul 22, 2017 05:17 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is the butifull adventure place in uttrakhand which is  22 km far from the haridwar the different adventure Place u find in city Likewise raffting, bunggy jumping, flying fox, and safary and much more The different happiness u feeel on that place it is osm for health  like yog...Read More

Amazing Destination
Jul 11, 2017 12:43 PM Read
When I had decided to visit Rishikesh I never knew that I would be experiencing something which would be beyond word. Rishikesh is a charming little town which offers a the best blend of Spirituality, Food, Adventure & Shopping. From strolling on Ram Jhula to Ganga Aarti & from Adventure activit...Read More

Nice place to hangout
May 30, 2017 02:15 PM Read
The place is very nice and the view is awesome. Right by the river and at a good height this place offers a great view of the river. I went to Rishikesh on a Solo Trip last year & was recommended to visit Beatles Cafe by a friend. A very warm greeting from the land of Mother Ganga! The views of ...Read More

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