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Rishikesh is a town located in the Dehradun District of Uttarakhand state in India at 409 meters above sea level in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan Range and encompassed by the Shivalik range.

Aside from spirituality, now Rishikesh, Dehradun Tourism is equally a center for fun where one can enjoy the adventure activities, for example, boating, camping, trekking and bungee hopping, rafting. Rishikesh is loaded with tourists where people come from outside the India to explore the charm of the place. There are many ashrams, places for Yoga, Meditation, Ayurvedic Massage and astrology centres are here. Rishikesh Uttarakhand is also called the water rafting capital of India.

Places to Visit in Rishikesh

Ram Jhula: It is one of the two hanging bridges in the town which are extremely famous amongst all tourists. It is a bridge made of iron and is named after Lord Rama.

Lakshman Jhula: It is also a very popular attraction which is a hanging bridge completely made of iron. It is 450 feet long and is named after brother of Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman.

Triveni Ghat: It is a sacred ghat located at the banks of holy river Ganges. It is the places where three holy rivers of India meet. People come here to cleanse their sins and to gain peace and serenity.

Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple: Neelkantha is another name of Lord Shiva and this temple is dedicated to him. A lot of pilgrims visit here to offer sacred water of Ganges to the idol of Lord Shiva.

Things to Do in Rishikesh

River Rafting

Enjoy Hasya Yoga

Witness the Ganga Aarti

Eat delicious ayurvedic and healthy food

Events & Festivals in & around Rishikesh

International Yoga Festival: It is a festival which continues for a long week and the place hosts numerous of tourists in this time span and inspires them to participate in the festival with complete charm and enthusiasm. Read more...

Uttarayani Fair: The Uttarayani fair is a delight to the eyes of the tourists as they will find the amalgamation of culture and fun nicely blended together to entertain the audience of the fair. Read more...

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Rishikesh is mainly in the months of May-June when river rafting is most active, and people are on vacations. March is also a good time to visit when the weather is quite moderate and International Yoga Festival also happens.

How to reach Rishikesh?

Jolly Grant Airport is close to Rishikesh Uttarakhand located at a distance of 21 km. The airport is well connected to the Delhi, Lucknow. Alongside, taxis are also available to move around the town.

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


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