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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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Not a good trip
Jun 24, 2017 03:51 AM Read (via iOS App)
We went there from volvo and it took 8 hours to be there from delhi tp rishikesh . Then we move to the place.hotels over there isn't developed that much .Food was not nice . And limited places to take tour, I wasn't happy to be there and there are some separate beaches for russian people I mean ...Read More

Rishikesh
Jun 16, 2017 02:56 PM Read (via Android App)
I was in rishikesh few days ago that was amazing guys. I explore all the beautiful temples and lakes there it was an beautiful place . I also do rafting there it was an awesome ride believe me guys rishikesh is an amazing place the hills and fountains are beautifull and I also loved the food ...Read More

Rishikesh
Jun 13, 2017 01:18 PM Read (via Android App)
Hi folks, I am sahil nanda from new delhi and today I am going to share my travel experience with all of you. Just few days back I went to rishikesh for river rafting. Rafting is a famous in rishikesh for advanture lovers. I stay overnight in rishikesh and I really loved the atmosphere. One thin...Read More

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Not too much great place
Jun 01, 2017 11:43 AM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is not too much great place to hangout.The main place suggested for hangout in rishikesh is to bath in river ganga.But in rainy season the river ganga is fully filled with dust and unpure water which cause many deseases to people.Other than problem the hills and mountains are really go...Read More

Peaceful place
May 23, 2017 04:36 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh where you will find peace of mind. beautiful nature attracts you. You can go alone or with your family. all facilities are available here. Good hotels, good convience, good food and best market for shopping of fashionable cloths. All types of gems and rudrakshas are available here. Ris...Read More

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Heaven
Feb 18, 2017 04:44 AM Read (via Android App)
A place where everyone should visit. Its like a heaven on the earth. The place is so staifying that anyone would like visit the place again and again. The weather is so awesome, the sound of the river. OMG totally a aweosme place to visit. There are different adventure sports and events on...Read More

Amazing place
Feb 09, 2017 01:50 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is amazing tourist place. It is beautiful nature there I visit the rishikesh with my family two years back. It is so beautiful place I like most laxman jula. All the god images are very beautiful.there weather is most pleasant it is a small town but its looking lovely. There is lots of...Read More

Awesome Amazing Rishikesh
Feb 08, 2017 12:48 AM Read
I went Rishikesh along with my cousin on his new bike. It was an amazing and superb experience of alifetime. We got a very well organised guide who gave us entire knowledge about the local sightseeing. We Joined up with a bunch of married couple and had a great time rafting through the rapids, j...Read More

Rishikesh
Jul 25, 2016 04:49 PM Read (via Android App)
One of my best places include rishikesh. I love outing thats why in every month I go out for a trip . But most of the time I went to rishikesh. Its a wonderfuk place . And I always do camping . There are many more things to have fun rafting and adventorous things. It is a very peaceful destinati...Read More

RISHIKESH - " THE RAFTING POINT "
Jul 05, 2016 01:09 PM Read
Rishikesh which is famous for its rafting river and for its adventure, it is so beautiful place . People who love adventure, has to try rafting at rishikesh atleast once in their life. The river might look calm, but once you pass through rapid, you will experience the thrills and excitment . Thi...Read More

A Famous & Ancient City - Rishikesh
Jul 03, 2016 04:45 PM Read
If you are interested for hill station tour then you should go to RISHIKESH because this city amazing. Here are most popular place Triveni Ghat, Ram Jhoola, Laxman Jhoola, Shri Neelkanth Dham, Swargashram, Muni ki Reti, Parmarth Niketan etc. As per environment situation here are rafting campu...Read More

Rishikesh is so good Religious and indian culture
Feb 24, 2016 05:30 PM Read
Rishikesh is so good Religious and indian culture and so good review I like the this place all indian 4 dham in calculate in rishikesh  four dham is- 1 jagannath 2 badrinath 3 kedarrnath 4 rameswer Char Dham(literally:'the four abodes/seats') are the names of four pilgrimage sites...Read More

Rishikesh is an epic place for religion
Feb 24, 2016 05:13 PM Read
Rishikesh is nice place are little cold every season of year. besically its a place of lord shiva so its nice place for every one . laxman jula and ram jhula is attrection point in rishikesh . every type of hotels are avilable either cost or cheaper. this hilly area so felling is awesom...Read More

A Place For Everyone.
Feb 01, 2016 05:29 PM Read (via Mobile)
This review is about a divine place, called- Rishikesh.It is very holy place for everyone, as it is origin of holy ganga river. I have been there last year for 3 days. This experience was mesmerizing one. Returning from there was a very tough task for me. Its best part is the bridge which ...Read More

Awesome place
Jan 25, 2016 01:46 PM Read (via Android App)
Rishikesh is such a awesome place, its like a heaven in the earth soo much tree in threre for camping its a great place full of adventures there a people who want a adventures life I recomended it to everyone who want adventure in there life . For mountaining its also  great place there is al...Read More

Adventurous place
Jun 12, 2015 12:50 PM Read
An awesome heaven like place to do river rafting/rock climbing/body surfing/ camping in Rishikesh. Its one of the best place to rejuvenate you self and get rid of your fears. We had planned this trip with family, and first we took the 8 km rafting, but after thoroughly enjoying it we had gone fo...Read More

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