Local Transportation

Transport in Rishikesh
Personal vehicles for tourists are not allowed in Rishikesh. So if you are planning to pay a visit, make sure you use public convenience. The most preferred route to enter Rishikesh is from Haridwar. Number of buses, trains and tourist taxi services are available in Haridwar to reach Rishikesh.

Rishikesh Transport
The town of Rishikesh is virtually run by auto rickshaws and shared jeeps. Once inside the town, these are your best options and most economical options, whether you want to go from one point to another within Rishikesh or are planning a trip across the length of the town. To get to the either sides of River Ganges you need to walk through the Lakshman Jhula. Although vehicles are not allowed on Lakshman Jhula, but being India, every few seconds you see a motor-bike crossing across the bridge.

You can also hire a bicycle and motorcycle locally or hire a taxi to travel around the town and to visit nearby tourist attractions.

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.