Rishikesh

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Rishikesh, a serene and spiritual town located at the foothills of the lofty Garhwal Himalayas is well known for being an all-in-one location for tourists. For spiritual seekers, there are several ashrams that guide people in ancient forms of yoga, meditation, music, and vipassana to heal and de-stress their souls. And at the same, it also offers adventurous activities like bungee jumping, river rafting, camping and giant swing which fill your trip with enjoyment. 

Camping in Rishikesh

Swiss Camp Stay in Rishikesh - Rs 1500
Location - Shivpuri | Stay Type - Deluxe Tents
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Nature Valley Camp in Rishikesh - Rs 1600
Location - Ghattughat | Stay Type - Luxury Tents
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Camp in Rishikesh with Ganga River View - Rs 1500
Location - Kaudiyala | Stay Type - Deluxe Tents
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Luxury Resort in Rishikesh - Rs 2200
Location - Mohanchatti | Stay Type - Luxury Riverside Resort
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Best Things to do in Rishikesh

Rafting in Rishikesh
Choose from 9 km, 12 km, 16km , 26km and 35 km rafting session
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Rishikesh Zipline Adventure - Upto 20% Off
Swing upto 70 and cross river Ganga through 350 m long zipline
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Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh
An adrenaline jump from 83 metres!
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Paragliding near Rishikesh at Dehradun
A bird eye view of himlayan mountains!
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Bungee Jumping in Shivpuri
Feel the thrill as you jump from 101 feet with bungee tied on your feet.
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Reverse Bungee Jumping in Rshikesh
Feel the adrenaline rush as you bound up to 180 feet and back down.
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Flying Fox in Rishikesh
Fly tandem at 140 km/hr speed and feel the air gushing through your face!
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Giant Swing in Rishikesh
Swing from a fixed platform at 83 m high!
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Go karting in Rishikesh
Race in the 200 meters track in electric Go kart!
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Rishikesh Best Selling Tours:

Major Attractions to visit in Rishikesh:

Ram Jhula

1. Ram Jhula – The yoga capital of India, “Rishikesh” offers you a beautiful bridge to explore and enjoy – “Ram Jhula”. Ram Jhula is a famous 450 feet long bridge adjoining the Sivananda Ashram with Swarga Ashrams.

  • Timings – 5 am to 10 pm
  • Things to do – Yoga & meditation
Kunjapuri Temple in Rishikesh

2. Kunjapuri Temple: The abode to “Maa Kunjapuri”, Kunjapuri has spectacular views and mesmerizing landscapes. Thousands of travellers visit and worship this temple as one of the 52 “Shaktipeeth” in Uttarakhand.

  • Timings – 6 am – 1 pm
  • Things to do – Kunjapuri Sunrise Trek
Neer Garh Waterfall In Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Neer Garh Waterfall: It is the best place to visit with your friends. If you are an adventurer who loves to trek, you can enjoy a beautiful hike to the Neer Garh Waterfall by performing a one-day tour from Shivpuri.

  • Timings – 8 am – 6 pm
  • Things to do – Rapelling & Camping
Mohan Chatti, Rishikesh

4. Mohan Chatti, Rishikesh: A place famous for adventure enthusiasts located just 22 km from the main town of Rishikesh. Mohanchatti offers three exciting adventures: Bungee Jumping, Giant Swing and flying fox.

  • Timings – 10 am to 2 pm
  • Things To do – Bungee Jumping, Giant Swing & Flying fox.
Triveni Ghat - Spiritual Walk Tour In Rishikesh

5. Triveni Ghat: One of the most renowned attractions of Rishikesh is Triveni Ghat. Being the biggest Ghat in Rishikesh, “Maha Aarti” / “Ganga Aarti” is performed every evening, attracting a massive crowd of tourists. Also visit local market which is nearby.

  • Best Time to visit – throughout the year
  • Timings – 5 am to 9 pm
Tera Manzil Mandir Rishikesh

6. Tera Manzil Mandir, Rishikesh: Tera Manzil Mandir is one of the most renowned temples of Rishikesh. The temple has eye-catching architecture, made up on the banks of the river Ganga. Visit laxman Jhula which is nearby.

  • Timings: 6 am to 7 pm
  • Nearby things to do: Explore cafe’s

Best Time To Visit Rishikesh:

The Winter season (October- February) is considered the best time to explore the richness of this city. Since summers here are too hot and humid, and in monsoon season, you cannot enjoy most of the adventurous water sports.

How To Reach Rishikesh:

You can reach Rishikesh via bus, train and flight.

By Bus – Rishikesh ISBT is the main bus station in the city. The roads are well connected with Delhi and other major cities.  The Route is  Delhi → Haridwar → Rishikesh. All luxury & normal buses are available from Delhi to Rishikesh. Check out bus schedules for Rishikesh.

By Train – If one is coming by train, the nearest railway station is “Yog Nagri Railway Station”. The Rishikesh railway connectivity is good with major cities in India. One can always take an e-rickshaw and cabs to reach their destination thereafter. Check out train schedules for rishikesh.

By Flight –  The nearest airport is Jollygrant Dehradun Airport which is just 15 km from Rishikesh city. Cabs and state transport buses are constantly available to take you to Rishikesh. Here you can check out flight schedules.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Rishikesh:

Rishikesh is a well-known tourist destination across the world for many reasons. The top two reasons are:

  1. It is the “Adventure capital of India,” you can enjoy various adventure sports here like bungee jumping, river rafting, etc.
  2. Rishikesh is also the starting point of the religious Char Dham Yatra.

Reaching Rishikesh by road is the easiest and most comfortable way. Rishikesh is around 270.3 km away from Delhi. You can easily reach Rishikesh, covering this distance by road in approx. 5.5 hours via NH334.

The weather in April stays quite warm across the country. The same goes with Rishikesh. Around this time, you will experience a warm climate here. The average temp stays at 86 F. April is also considered the best time to visit Rishikesh because of the huge popularity of water sports here.

There are too many things that are famous in Rishikesh throughout the year. Adventure sports (bungee jumping, flying fox, river rafting, kayaking, camping, hot-air ballooning, etc.), local sightseeing (Ram Jhula, Lakshman Jhula, Beatles Ashram, Neer Garh Waterfall, etc.), Maha Ganga aarti at Triveni Ghat are the most famous things in Rishikesh.

3-4 days are considered sufficient to explore Rishikesh. A 3 night/4 days package is what most people opt for. You can cover the major sightseeing points and enjoy adventure activities these days.

March to May and September to November is the best time to visit Rishikesh. You can enjoy water-related activities easily around this time, as the water levels stay high during the Monsoon in Rishikesh. These seasons are the most active and tourist’s favourite throughout the year.

Tapovan, Shivpuri, and Neelkanth Road are the best areas in Rishikesh to book a stay at. You will get the best camping, hotel & lodge facilities here in these areas across Rishikesh. These are the favourite spot for tourists to find decent accommodations at an attractive price.