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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

Camping at Rishikesh
Jul 12, 2015 02:22 AM Read
Taking a road trip to Rishikesh for a camp out experience is fun and thrilling, especially if the trip is with family and friends. It was a cold wintry day in November when the plan was executed and the trip came into action. Travelling in an SUV made the trip more comfortable. it's a long 10 ho...Read More

TOURIST PLACE RISHIKESH
Jun 24, 2015 06:27 PM Read
Hello friends, last month I went to the Rishokesh trip with my friends.it really awesome to do Rafting / cliff diving/ rock climbing/body surfing/camping in Rishikesh. You can actually feel relax & rejuvenating after this trip. it is totally a different world for relaxing. This place is not t...Read More

Must Visit..
Jun 19, 2015 10:36 PM Read
This is a beautiful place in Uttrakhand which is famous for its river rafting. I wanted to visit this place from a long time. Finally got the chance to go there with office colleagues. It was an amaziiiinnnggggg exprience  which definitely each one of us should have. The journey from delhi to...Read More

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Jun 12, 2015 03:16 PM Read
It really awesome to do Rafting / cliff diving/ rock climbing/body surfing/camping in Rishikesh. you can actually feel relax & rejuvenating after this trip. it is totally a different world for relaxing. Without doubt it is the best place for river rafting in India. In the beginning I feel little...Read More

Adventure in rishikesh
Apr 18, 2015 01:02 AM Read
This was a trip full of adventure sports.Visited this place last year in April n its a place u surely have to go ce in your life. We traveled by train from Mumbai via New Delhi & from Haridwar we booked a private car to Rishikesh. Our 1st day was at d beach camp. Tents set up on d beach aid d...Read More

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Awesome Trip! River Rafting Packages
Dec 24, 2014 08:25 PM Read
Last month 2014 I had enjoyed my river packages with G-5 team. There is Mind-blowing adventure trip experience. They had satisfied our all of trip needs fantastic, each and every requirement in beach camp is really good. G-5 team members were very kind and helpful. I would like to recommen...Read More

"Rendezvous Rafters Camp" Lovelly Location | Super
Jan 24, 2014 04:55 PM Read
I had visited Rishikesh for couple of days to enjoy camping and rafting. It was an amazing experience and planned very well with my interest in isolated places. Although we travelled by road, I would suggest planning a trip via rail as there are many options. Also, after rafting, your journey...Read More

Rejuvenating rishikesh
Jul 25, 2012 03:19 PM Read
We took a private bus from Dehradun to Rishikesh which is around 2 hrs journey.  Our journey was very comfortable in the long spacious bus which charged a little more than the regular bus.  Had heard that Laxman Jhulla area is a peaceful area to stay so we got off at Rishikesh bus stand and hire...Read More

Third Class Managment
May 07, 2012 02:10 PM Read
Rishikesh is the one of the Best Place to visit near Delhi NCR but it can be 100% fun only when u choose the right package. On net/Online booking you will find(Geefive Adventures / G5 Adventures/ Ridhi Sidhi Travels) which has Thirsd class service, Third Class Staff(Totally Unskilled), Third Cla...Read More

An excellent place to be
Nov 29, 2011 09:12 AM Read
Rishikesh is an excellent place to visit. This is a calm city on the bank of Ganga river. The place is serene and calm. Ganga Aarti happens daily on the Ganga Ghat, which is something which cannot be missed. There are lot of ayurvedic shops, which attracts a lot of foreigners. Ram Jhula, Laxm...Read More

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May 15, 2011 08:34 AM Read
Hey! I just happened to visit this site www.brandmyscore.com They take coaching classes on the beach for students who want to learn basic english which they can speak and write and also students from all over the world who are in rishikesh and want to appear for these tests in the coming mont...Read More

“rushendlessadventure- worst experience Kaudiyala"
Apr 19, 2011 04:37 PM Read
This review is only for the attention about the Kaudilaya camps. I was there with my friend circle and family total 9 person. We booked in camp rushendless.adventure 1 month ago for 1N/2D package includes camping(Swiss tent)+food+water Fall+river rafting (advance Rs 5000/-). First it was almo...Read More

Come To Rishikesh and feel joy
May 30, 2010 10:09 AM Read
Rishikesh is small hill town in North India which is 225 kms from Delhi and 25 Kms from hindu's main religious town Haridwar. Rishikesh is known as spiritual town as haridwar is a religious town. People of all kind of Interests can visit to Rishikesh. It offers a variety of programs from Adventu...Read More

Water Rafting @ Rishikesh
Dec 21, 2009 10:46 AM Read
I am always seeking some new place to travel with friend, I  would like to tell the the subjected exp. of my last holiday, you can spend a great weekend @ Rishikesh, it's very low in cost as well as time. You ll stay over night in a Camp on the bank of GANAGA, the on fist of of next morning y...Read More

Adventure site
Mar 25, 2009 12:56 PM Read
I think most ppl take rishikesh to be a sacred pilgrimage spotbut I differi had been to rishikesh just few days back for white water raftingand believe me it was **TOOOO GOOD And yes absolutely safe tooi myself was a first timer at itwas a bit scared but then it was funThere is a **24Kms raft...Read More

Rishikesh - quiet flows the Ganges
Oct 10, 2008 11:24 PM Read
Those who think Rishikesh is only a religious place, I can bet, that they are missing something of nature’s beauty.  It is quite close to Delhi but having a beauty rarely found. Of course, Rishikesh is abounding with temples and Dharmasalas.  What makes Rishikesh unique is its wonderful climate,...Read More

Wild Waters of Adrenaline
May 26, 2008 01:23 PM Read
People visiting Rishikesh can be classified into two types - those who have come with the innate desire to feel the cold waters of the Ganga purify you while zapping down the river on your raft and experience the elements while white water rafting and those who don't have this streak of...Read More

Rishikesh: an adrenaline fuelled extravaganza !!!
Apr 23, 2008 09:46 AM Read
Rishikesh - a complete package in itself. It offers something to suit everyone's tastes. From adventure sports to temples galore, yoga indulgence to tranquility and peace, wildlife escapades to nature trails. When we had set off for Rishikesh in a group of 6, for a weekend getaway, our intent...Read More

Rishikesh: An Adventure Destination
Jun 12, 2007 03:41 PM Read
Rishikesh, when you hear the name of this place what comes in your mind. Mighty Ganges, Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula and string of temples? Did you say, adventure, fun in lap of our very own mother nature? Yes that’s the new Rishikesh for all of us. Arrival of adventure sports has just changed the...Read More

A Wonderful Week in Rishikesh
Feb 23, 2007 10:03 PM Read
If you don’t have time to go to far off places in Uttrakhand, you can still have good time at Rishikesh for all the experiences and can be sure to have good vacations. Rishikesh is easy to approach, provides closeness to nature, mountains view and trekking experiences. If one is not looking f...Read More

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