See & Do in Rishikesh

Ganga Ghats of Rishikesh
Ganga Ghat in Rishikesh

Ghat is a Hindi word that means embankment. It is generally characterized by a flat area followed by a staircase that leads to the holy river. A ghat is meant for taking a dip in the sacred river. Ganga Ghats are spread across all the towns and cities
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Yoga in Rishikesh
Yoga in Rishikesh

Breathe in serenity. Breathe out stress. That’s yoga in Rishikesh. The self-styled yoga capital of the world surely lives up to its name. And unlike what many believe, Rishikesh didn’t step up on the yoga pedestal when the Beatles arrived here.
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Swargashram of Rishikesh
Ashrams in Rishikesh

Rishikesh has an ancient connection with ashrams. From being shelters for the hermits in ancient times to today being havens of yoga and spirituality, ashrams have evolved to suit the current times.
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River Rafting in Rishikesh
White Water Rafting in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a ‘must visit’ place on every rafters map, and rightly so. Plunging from the Himalayan glaciers, the Ganges promises adrenalin-gushing adventure and complements it with a superb view.
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Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh
Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

The jumping height of the Jumpin Height platform is 83 meters, so you can also have a magnificent view of surrounding mountains and the river flowing under you before you make the ‘jump’.
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Kayaking Rishikesh
Kayaking in Rishikesh

Kayaking is guts, adrenalin, bravery and mental agility all packed into one sport. If you want to take your rafting adventure to the next level, without adding unnecessary risks to it
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National Park Rishikesh
Rajaji National Park

Nature in its gay abandon - Rajaji National Park is an unspoilt wildlife sanctuary in the foothills of the Himalayas. Offering wonderful sightlines and covering a forested area of 820 sq kms, Rajaji is home to elephants, deer, sambhar (largest species of deer in Asia)
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Ashrams of Rishikesh
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, popularly called the Beatles ashram, today is in a derelict condition but its legacy continues to live on. In fact, its foliage clad exterior adds aura to place.
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Temples of Rishikesh
Temples in Rishikesh

From time immemorial, Rishikesh has been revered as a land of spirituality. The modest town has many mentions in Hindu mythology. Additionally, being the gateway to the Himalayas – the revered mountains - the place is replete with temples
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Lakshman Jhula Rishikesh
Lakshman Jhula Rishikesh

Situated about 4 Km from the main Rishikesh town, Lakshman Jhula, a 450 feet long hanging bridge across the river Ganga at a height of 70 feet, is one of the most popular sightseeing destinations in Uttarakhand.
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Trekking in Rishikesh
Trekking in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is the gateway to the Himalayas. Backpackers and adventure seekers throng the place to get a taste of the majestic Himalayas. Curated by nature for every taste, trekking in Rishikesh offers something for everyone
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Ayurveda in Rishikesh
Ayurveda in Rishikesh

Without the healing touch of Ayurveda to rejuvenate your body and mind, you trip to Rishikesh is incomplete. Apart from yoga and beauty of the place, it is the time-tested healing science of Ayurveda that attracts thousands of people from around the world to Rishikesh.
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Meditation in Rishikesh
Meditation in Rishikesh

The town of Rishikesh remains immersed in religious activities throughout the day. And yoga and meditation have been inseparable parts of this practice since time immemorial.
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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

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

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.