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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

Holiday in Rishikesh City
Apr 21, 2017 01:05 PM Read
Mast jabardast city hai Rishikesh, market jitna local people se crowded - Ramjhula and Laxmanjhula utna hi jampack with foreigners. You have options for stay in exotic, luxurious locations, and at the same time quiet places for meditation, spiritual realisation. Depending on your taste and likin...Read More

Tourist place rishikesh
Apr 19, 2017 03:05 PM Read (via iOS App)
I want tell you- I am so many visited this place( rishikesh) my persnol experiance about the rishikeah I am sharing with you hear. 1: - in rishikesh mostly we find other country peoples. we find the indians also hear but they have to diffrent- diffrent sesone to visit in rishikesh. 2: -...Read More

Best for weekend gateway
Mar 14, 2017 05:10 PM Read (via Android App)
I visited rishikesh during December in last year.I went there by train up to haridwar by janasatabdi after that I take auto for rishikesh . Its great to rent a scooter or bike and explore the whole rishikesh. I stay there 3 days and its enough day for rishikesh. I booked oyo hotel and its very e...Read More

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Nice place
Jan 23, 2017 03:27 AM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is a lovely place because of all atmosphere of Rishikesh is the best, and it is a place of more and more Mandir of Hinduism. when first time I'm going to Rishikesh with my dad and my friend, I'm filling so exiting and then when I'm intered in city of Rishikesh then I'm filling so happy...Read More

Nature lovers
Jan 06, 2017 11:31 AM Read (via Android App)
Risikesh is my favroute destination very peaceful I love to stay some days there.there is lots of fun for the adventure luvers and spiritual also. There is the river ganga u can enjoye the river rafting in 5 to 10 km .it is also some adventure sports like traking in the mountain nd bunji jumping...Read More

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If you are looking for calm holidays here is it.
Nov 28, 2016 03:48 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is a city in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. The river is considered holy, and the city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation. Temples and ashrams ( centers for spiritual studies) line the eastern bank around...Read More

Rishikesh River Rafting
Nov 28, 2016 01:20 PM Read
If you guys are adventure lover then Rishikesh is station for you guys.Rishikesh is situated in Uttrakhand near Haridwar.You can reach here by roads because transport facility is very good.You guys here can enjoy camping,river view accommodation and river rafting of 26 km.Foreign tourist like th...Read More

Good place to visit
Nov 20, 2016 05:25 PM Read (via Android App)
I am going to Dehradun for meet my business associates, I go to via bus, in my way Rishikesh is coming, I saw the whether, its very cold there, I seen high mountain there, and also see the temple and religious thing there, but most if the thing is that I like- the man and there treat about the v...Read More

.God gifted place of Rishikesh.
Oct 25, 2016 07:23 AM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh place in utrakhand.this place is awesome for tourist.i also gone on 2 october 2015.i feel very naturaly.here place ganga river flow.whomost beautiful.it place is hilly area so wind flow cold cold very nice.very big travaling area in river of ganga where do rafting minimum 20 kilometer ...Read More

Awsome reshikesh
Sep 15, 2016 12:57 AM Read (via Android App)
Few days ago I went to rishikesh woth my friends for 3 or 4 days . It was a great fun After wathcing all the temples or raam jhulaa and laxman jhula. we decides to do some adventure sports like Such as river rafting friends m telling you without river rafting the rishikesh tour was g...Read More

#rishikesh
Aug 05, 2016 06:18 PM Read (via Android App)
#rishikesh is so good visiting place amd last month I was visited to rishikesh its has so good sunrise I think this seen is meked your day. You should go to rishikesh the seens of rishikesh is not unforgetbel. The place of haridwar its nrar by rishikesh and the river of ganga is flot from here. ...Read More

Spirituality is in the air
Aug 01, 2016 08:59 AM Read (via Android App)
Great place to walk around and actually know what india is. The ram jhulla and laksman jhulla ( bridges) offer an aderanalin rush as you walk through the crowded bridge. Then walking to the parmarth niketan calms you down . Once at the ghat the ganges water chills you as you embrace it with y...Read More

Gangs valley adventure tour
Jun 20, 2016 12:07 PM Read (via Mobile)
This is regarding my recent tour of rishikesh with gangs valley adventure tour company.Really pathetic service from these guys. They have ruined my complete weekend.i went on adventure package with these guys. All they have is inexperienced and amateur trekkers. The guide himself dint know the p...Read More

Rishikesh- A Guru of Yoga Places and Meditaion
Jun 14, 2016 04:46 PM Read
Rishikesh is the name which represents its meaning. This is a place that demonstrates the values of Guru's i.e. rishi's etc. You know this holy place is embed with holy Ganga. The Ganga is the main attraction of this place.  Though it is surrounded by the mountains and nature's gift. RamJhula an...Read More

Amazing place to find peace
Mar 09, 2016 06:08 PM Read (via Android App)
I went to Rishikesh with my friends last month and it was one of the best trips of my life. We stayed at river side hotel and start tracking the next day. It is amazing place for rafting, paragliding and making new friends. There are many foreigners and locals who would love to help you. 21 k...Read More

Rishikesh - The place for all the explorers
Nov 22, 2015 08:54 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is a place for all the adventure loving, Explorers in India. It is the gateway to all the beautiful trips you can take to the mountains. I have been to this place at least 10 times and everytime I like it more and more. Activities you can do here: 1.Bike trips, this is the best p...Read More

Tourist Place
Sep 11, 2015 05:46 PM Read
Rishikesh is a very beautiful and attracting tourist place. Here you can go with your family and friends. There are so many wonderful activities you will see. The  river rafting, bunjing jumping, born fire, a tourist guide can provide you all these activities in very low budget. It was a cold...Read More

Best place for Adventurous trips
Sep 11, 2015 02:54 PM Read
Rishikesh is a city in Dehradun district .Recently I visited this place with my friends I almost visited this place 6 times and every year I visited this place with my friends.This is very beautiful place in Uttarakhand.I pick the train from meerut and in the early money we reached to Rishikesh ...Read More

Rishikesh-Incredibly Beautiful & Adventurous Place
Aug 19, 2015 05:08 PM Read
Its been almost two years, I had a trip to the Rishikesh. It was June, when the sun is at high heat in Delhi, we all had our wonderful time in the Rishikesh. We all stayed in the hut cottages of the Phool Chatti Resort, which serves tempting food and gives high focus towards its guests' conte...Read More

Rafting @ Rishikesh - Think before you go
Jul 15, 2015 01:50 AM Read
Rishikesh is a wonderful place and a good tourist attraction. Tourists have all type of places to visit there. There a a lot of holy temples. And for youngsters there are options of rafting etc as well. I am going to share my experience on rafting that would make you think twice before you ch...Read More

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