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Places to Visit in rishikesh

Rishikesh is a small town with scenic surroundings and River Ganges right its heart. Known as the World Capital of Yoga, the town is noted for the famous Beatles Ashram and places like Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula. This place is filled with many multi-cuisine backpacker cafes and street stalls serving jalebis, imartis, samosas, and other Indian snacks. One must eat at Chotiwala, an old food joint serving mouth watering Indian food.

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  • Theme of Rishikesh [Pilgrimage, Culture, Nature]
  • You'll love Rishikesh for [Ancient Temples, Ganga aarti, Spiritual fervour]
  • Watchout for [Crowded, Unclean]
  • Best Time To Visit
    September - February
  • Altitude 1,745 ft. above sea level
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Attractions in rishikesh

Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park

Zoo-Wildlife

Spend approx 2 hours

A national park and tiger reserve, Rajaji is spread over 820 km, ...
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Ram Jhula

Ram Jhula

Landmark

Spend approx 1 hour

Another iron suspension bridge in Rishikesh is the Ram Jhula runn...
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Parmarth Niketan Temple

Parmarth Niketan Temple

Religious

Spend approx 2 hours

One of the oldest in Rishikesh, Parmarth Niketan, is situated in ...
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Tera Manzil Temple

Tera Manzil Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

As the name suggest, Tera Manzil Temple is a 13 storey temple and...
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Places to eat in rishikesh

Green Italian Restaurant

Green Italian Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

Tourists from around the world visit Rishikesh, and there might b...
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Ramana's Garden

Ramana's Garden

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 800

As Rishikesh is a religious place, you will find most restaurants...
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Little Buddha Cafe

Little Buddha Cafe

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 600

The best thing about Little Buddha Café is that it provides numer...
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Tulsi Restaurant

Tulsi Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

If you like to have food at a place where the ambiance is good, a...
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Nightlife in rishikesh

Arena Pool Zone

Arena Pool Zone

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 500

If you love playing billiards or snooker, Arena pool zone is an e...
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Rama Palace

Rama Palace

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 600

If you are in Rishikesh and you want to watch a movie, there are ...
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Holiday Packages In rishikesh

  • rishikesh
    Haridwar & Rishikesh Self Drive - Ex Delhi
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • rishikesh
    Chardham - Ex Haridwar
    9 Nights, 10 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.26,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • rishikesh
    Do Dham - Ex Haridwar
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.22,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In rishikesh

  • rishikesh
    Affordable Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.5,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • rishikesh
    Family Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.7,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • rishikesh
    Sightseeing Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,270
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    manali
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.5,499
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    goa
    3 Nights, 4 Days
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    kashmir
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Places to stay in rishikesh

  • Panther Adventure Resort
    Panther Adventure Resort
    Rishikesh
    One night from
    Rs.4,000
  • Summit By The Ganges Beach Resort & Spa, Rishikesh
    Summit By The Ganges Beach Resort & Spa, Rishikesh
    Rishikesh
    One night from
    Rs.3,850
  • Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa Uttarakhand
    Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa Uttarakhand
    Rishikesh
    One night from
    Rs.20,500
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Popular Flights To rishikesh

    • DELDelhi
      DEDDehradun
    • Spicejet
      SG-2770
    • 06:10 07:10
      Non Stop
    • 01h 00m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,010
    • AMDAhmedabad
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-6115
    • 09:40 11:30
      Non Stop
    • 01h 50m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,439
    • LKOLucknow
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-732
    • 15:30 16:45
      Non Stop
    • 01h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,741
    • JAIJaipur
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-129
    • 06:00 08:55
      Non Stop
    • 02h 55m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,066
    • BOMMumbai
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-533
    • 07:50 10:05
      Non Stop
    • 02h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.5,056
    • STVSurat
      DEDDehradun
    • Spicejet
      SG-128
    • 20:25 07:10
      1 Stop
    • 10h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,085
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Places To Visit In rishikesh

Rishikesh is a small town with scenic surroundings and River Ganges right its heart. Known as the World Capital of Yoga, the town is noted for the famous Beatles Ashram and places like Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula. Considered as one of the sacred places of India sages and gurus from decades come here to meditate and connect with God. It is an abode for peace and spirituality seekers to rejuvenate life in the best way possible. Inevitably such features become highlights of Rishikesh points of interest.

This gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas is one of the most famous holiday spots that offers adventure sports and activities. Where during the day the town is filled with youngsters challenging the adrenaline rush, on the other hand in the evening the town surrenders to the celestial ambience. The ringing of bells and chanting of prayers for the evening aarti simultaneously captivates your senses.

Adjoining to the pilgrimage place Haridwar and Uttarakhand's capital Dehradun, it is beneficial to book Rishikesh tour packages to explore this entire belt of beautiful places. It would help you to explore every corner of the town along with other nearby hill-stations and tourist spots like Mussoorie which is few kilometers away.

There are multiple places to see in Rishikesh which exhibit the interesting side of town. Even though the attraction of the town mostly comprises of temples, ashrams, etc., however, it also has a lot to offer the adventure junkies. Jumpin heights is a super adventurous place at Mohan Chatti for strong hearts. Try bungee jumping at 83 meters down the river hall. This site is run by experts from New Zealand who offer activities like the zip line and giant swing to try. It also has Asia’s longest flying fox which is 1 km. Places like Byasi ( village) are popular place for water sports like river rafting. Kaudiyala, on the other hand, is known for camping by the riverside.

If you are out on a spiritual voyage, then here are places to visit in Rishikesh. The Rishikund which is a holy pond near Raghunath temple. It is believed to be sacred and is a quiet place to spend time. The Vashistha cave is another attraction which is famous for deep meditation. The Himalayan Yoga Gurukul, Raghunath temple, Lakshman temple and others.

This place is filled with many multi-cuisine backpacker cafes and street stalls serving jalebis, imartis, samosas, and other Indian snacks. One must eat at Chotiwala, an old food joint serving mouth-watering Indian food.

To make the trip more fun-filled, relaxing or rejuvenating browse through yatra.com and find best places to stay in Rishikesh. With a list of multiple options according to your choice, you get to book hotels online at ease. Whether you want to book your stay on a camping site, or are looking for cozy cottages, luxury resorts and others, find all kinds of options available here at the best of price and facilities.

With all the enthusiasm and excitement to visit this fantastic town, remember to read a few Rishikesh travel guides to get necessary information and plan a hassle-free holiday.
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