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Tourism in Rishikesh

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Places to Visit in Rishikesh

Situated in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh is a popular hill station and a pilgrimage destination. The city is located in the foothills of the Himalayas along the banks of River Ganga, and is widely famous for yoga and meditation practices. Lined with temples and ashrams, there are some very beautiful places to visit in Rishikesh.

Perhaps one of the best places to visit in Rishikesh is Triveni Ghat. Every evening, pilgrims from all around the country flock together to witness the Ganga Aarti ceremony here, which is a ceremonial tribute to the holy river. For four hours, the ceremony goes on and is accompanied with a song, dance, worship, ceremonial chanting, and a cleansing dip in the river. There is no doubt that it is one of the most famous places in Rishikesh. Mostly all tourist places in Rishikesh are ceremonial or holy places, and are full of color and noise.

Other tourist places in Rishikesh include the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, which is a Shiva Temple, situated roughly two and a half kilometers from Laxman Jhula. A narrow road leads through dense forests to this Rishikesh tourist place, where the entire location is so picturesque that you wouldn’t want to blink your eyes at all.Travelers looking for waterfall in Rishikesh should visit the Neer Garh Waterfall which is just 11 kilometers away from the city centre. One can enjoy a bath at the base of the fall under the freely falling water.

A few other places to visit in Rishikesh in one day include the famous  Tera Manzil Temple. This temple, located near Laxman Jhula is one of the most famous places in Rishikesh. On all of its thirteen floors, this huge temple houses almost all the Hindu gods and goddesses, with small bells dedicated to each statuette.

There are also a number of alluring hill stations around Rishikesh that enhance the beauty of the city. Some of the most popular hill stations around Rishikesh are Mussoorie, Kanatal, Lansdowne, Auli, Nainital, and Sattal. Infact Rishikesh serves as a base to such enthralling hill stations.


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Shivpuri in Rishikesh

There is a region named Shivpuri near Rishikesh. Overseen by the majestic Himalayas and surrounded by the lush green vegetation, Shivpuri is a beautiful place to be. Because of its rugged and uneven geography, the Ganges and its tributaries exhibit some of the most herculean rapids, providing a perfect setting to try river ...

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Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh

Triveni Ghat is located in Mayakund, Rishikesh Uttarakhand. This ghat is on the banks of Holy River Ganga. This ghat is used for baths by pilgrims. You will find idols of Lord Vishnu and Krishna here. Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh is the meeting point of three holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati. It is the most honored hol...

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  • Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat.
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Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh

The Lakshman Jhula Rishikesh is one of the main tourist attractions in the city of Rishikesh. This is basically a suspension bridge which connects the two villages which go by the names of Tapovan and Jonk. The first being in the Tehri Garhwal district and the latter in Pauri Garhwal district. Because the bridge is located ...

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Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh

Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh is ideally located on the banks of Ganga and so close is the holy river to the Ashram that it seems to permeate your being with its holiness, be it your room or the private ghat at the Ashram. There are many rooms in the Ashram that gives you a soothing view of Ganga from your window. When you ...

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    The town is virtually run by auto rickshaws and shared jeeps which are the local modes of transport in Rishikesh.

    Delhi – Ghaziabad – Modinagar – Meerut – Muzaffarnagar – Roorkee – Haridwar – Rishikesh, this is undoubtedly the quickest and the best road route from Delhi to Rishikesh.

    Rishikesh is one of the top tourist destinations in India. Thus, there are numerous ATMs at various places spread across the city to cater to the financial needs of both tourists as well as the residents.

    The International Yoga Festival, Beatles Festival and Science Festival are some of the festivals in Rishikesh that are celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm.

    Since Rishikesh is located in the foothills of the Shivalik range, the weather generally remains pleasant throughout the year. Still, the ideal time to visit the place is February-March and August-October as May and June are quite hot.

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