About Rishikesh

History of Rishikesh
History of Rishikesh

Often referred as the ‘Abode of Gods’, Rishikesh is among the most ancient pilgrimage centers of India. The history of this town is rich with numerous legends and mythical stories. The name of the town itself is after one of the names of Hindu God, Lord Vishnu.

Climate, Flora & Fauna of Rishikesh
Climate, Flora & Fauna of Rishikesh

The town of Rishikesh is located at a high elevation at the foothills of the Himalaya Mountains; therefore, the climate here generally remains cool. Rishikesh’s climate is much cooler than many other Indian cities, but it never becomes extremely cold even during the winters. Read More...

Facts about Rishikesh
Facts about Rishikesh

It is better not to count the reasons to visit Rishikesh because they are numerous. Its ancient ties with Hindu culture make it one of the most famous pilgrimage centers of India. The omnipresent spiritual essence makes it an ideal place for yoga and meditation.

Ganga Ghats

Ganga Ghats in Rishikesh
Ganga Ghats are spread across all the towns and cities that share the banks of the holy river.


Yoga in Rishikesh
Yoga ashrams are places of yoga sanctity. Almost all ashrams in and around Rishikesh.

White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting in Rishikesh
Rishikesh is a ‘must visit’ place on every rafters map, and rightly so. Plunging from the Himalayan

Rishikesh Temples

Rishikesh Temples
The Hindu saint, Adi Shankaracharya, built many temples in Rishikesh.

Best time to Travel

Spring Season in Rishikesh
Spring season is ideal for exploring the locales, and are perfect for adventures activities.

Lakshman Jhula

Lakshman Jula Rishikesh
Lakshman Jhula, a 450 ft long hanging bridge across the river Ganga at a height of 70 ft.

How to Reach

Travelling Rishikesh
The best way to reach Rishikesh is to first reach the national capital – New Delhi.


Accomodation in Rishikesh
Rishikesh offers a wide range of accommodation options for typical hitchhikers.

Rishikesh and Beyond

Beyond Rishikesh
Rishikesh is the center from where all excursions – spiritual or adventurous - begin.