Travelling To Rishikesh is always a delight!
Rishikesh, the well known ancient Spiritual place located in the foothills of Himalayas surrounded by Temples and Ashrams.
The people often travel to this place for Yoga and Meditation classes practices at the famous Ashrams and Retreats. There are numerous Yoga and Spiritual Centers here and almost every establishment seems to be popular with international Tourists. No wonder RIshikesh has a very strong spiritual vibe, and surely you will feel the same while walking the streets and taking short breaks and sitting on the bank of holy river Ganga. Still this city is not merely for spirituality, it is famous for river rafting, bungee jumping, trekking, rock climbing, zipline etc.
Apart from yoga, spiritual and adventure activities hub, rishikesh is very good place for off sight meetings confrences and weddings. One can also opt Golf Courses and Spa treatments and schedules in Ananda in the Himalayas which is one the luxury Resort in this area.
The following places while you are in Rishikesh.
Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula: Laxman Jhula is one the most famous attraction of Rishieksh, the view from the ghats down below , is just stunning. Walking on the Laxman Jula and Laxman Jula and Ram Jhula across the River Ganga, is something everyone love. These two Suspended Bridges Laxman Jhula and Ramjhula are always crowded by locals as well as tourist. People are crossing these bridges through scooters and motorcycles freely and even sometimes you will find cows are also passing through.
Triveni Ghat: Triveni Ghat is a little crowded area alongside the river Ganga, Pilgrims take a holy dip here in River Ganga. One can view endless spectacular view of Jungle from Triveni Ghat. In the evening do not miss Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat. Experience mesmerizing view of floating dias in River Ganga.
Swarg Ashram: Swarg Ashram is the oldest Ahram of India., and It is situated between Ram Jhula and Lxman Jhula . One can go and spend some time in the Ashram and feel the spirituality in the air. You may attend yoga and meditation schedules in this Ashram.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple: Neelkhanth Mahadev Temple is located approx 30 kms. From Rishikesh. It is one of the most sacred Shiva Shrines in India. Neelkhant Temple also has a freshwater spring there, which attracts many devotees for taking bath.
Kunjapuri Temple: Kunjapuri Temple is located approx 28 kms. from Rishikesh. One can do the trek to this temple and can go by stairs too.
Jumpin Heights: Jumpin Heights is place where Bungee Jumping is done from elevated platform in Supervision of Experts.
Camping and Rafting: Another aspect of Rishikesh that it is known as adventure hub. Camping and Rafting are the most popular adventure activity done. Plenty of Camping options are available on the bank , off the bank , in the Jungle , in the Village in near Rishikesh. One can do lot of activities like net climbing, beach volleyball, Barma Bridge, Team Building activities, Bonefire, Jungle walk.
White water Rafting is another big adventure Sport that is done in RIshikesh, Many options are available for doing it. Shivpuri to Brahamprui, Brahampuri to Rishikesh, Shivpuri to Rishikesh, Marin Drive to Shivpuri, Kudialaya to Shivpuri.
Cycling Tour: In this tour you will explore the city by cycle. Pick up your cycle and move to Laxman Jhula , Ashram and the ghats for a fun and exciting time. You can on cycle to Triveni Ghat and witness the evening Ganga Aarti. Hand over your cycle and back to Hotel with amazing experience.
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Reaching Rishikesh :
Nearest Rail Head – Rishikesh (only few trains) and most trains arrived at Haridwar(approx 30 kms)
Nearest Airport - Jollygrant Airport, Dehradun (approx 25 Kms)
Rishikesh is connected to various cities via road