Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a city in Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River and a famous center for studying yoga and meditation.

Tour Rishikesh in Uttarakhand

Rishikesh is a city in Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River and a famous center for studying yoga and meditation.

Rishikesh is a city in Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. The city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation.  It is approximately 25 km from city Haridawar. It is known as the pilgrimage town and regarded as one of the holiest places to Hindus. Hindu sages and saints have visited Rishikesh since ancient times to meditate in search of higher knowledge. Rishikesh is becoming a popular spot for Water Rafting. Rishikesh is also a center for Bungee Jumping, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing and Rappelling.

Rishikesh Attractions:
Lakshman Jhula
Lakshman Jhula is a very famous iron bridge suspended over the mighty Ganges River. It is about 450 ft long and was constructed in the year 1929. Situated in Rishikesh, the bridge connects between Tehri and Pauri district.


Ram Jhula
Is an iron suspension bridge across the river Ganges, located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north-east from the town Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The bridge connects the Sivananda Nagar area of Muni Ki Reti in Tehri Garhwal district to Swargashram in Pauri Garhwal district crossing the river from west to east. 

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Neelkanth Temple is one of the most revered holy shrines of the Hindus. The temple lies at a comfortable distance of 12 kms and can also be reached from Rishikesh. The way to this temple is surrounded by lush green hills and rivers, providing some of the most beautiful sights, one has ever seen. Many pilgrims come to this temple by trekking, which takes around 4 hours from Rishikesh.

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