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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
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Attractions in rishikesh

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

One of the most revered and prominent Hindu sites dedicated to Lo...
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Lakshman Jhula

Lakshman Jhula

Landmark

Spend approx 1 hour

A famous landmark of Rishikesh, Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspens...
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Kunjapuri Devi Temple

Kunjapuri Devi Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Kunjapuri Devi Temple is a sacred temple and one of the 52 Shakti...
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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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Places to eat in rishikesh

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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Oasis Restaurant

Oasis Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 850

Oasis is among those few restaurants in Rishikesh which offer non...
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Bistro Nirvana

Bistro Nirvana

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

The reason why people often come to Bistro Nirvana is that it off...
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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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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

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    Holy Step To Kashi & Haridwar
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In rishikesh

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    Family Holidays
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in rishikesh

  • Hotel Kunwar Residency
    Hotel Kunwar Residency
    Rishikesh
    One night from
    Rs.2,800
  • Hotel The Great Ganga
    Hotel The Great Ganga
    Rishikesh
    One night from
    Rs.5,000
  • Bulls Retreat
    Bulls Retreat
    Rishikesh
    One night from
    Rs.2,990
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Popular Flights To rishikesh

    • DELDelhi
      DEDDehradun
    • Spicejet
      SG-2327
    • 18:15 19:00
      Non Stop
    • 00h 45m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.2,526
    • IXJJammu
      DEDDehradun
    • Spicejet
      SG-3468
    • 10:10 11:40
      Non Stop
    • 01h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,076
    • JAIJaipur
      DEDDehradun
    • Spicejet
      SG-3467
    • 06:35 08:05
      Non Stop
    • 01h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,554
    • LKOLucknow
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-577
    • 13:50 15:05
      Non Stop
    • 01h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,011
    • MAAChennai
      DEDDehradun
    • Spicejet
      SG-6289
    • 06:45 11:20
      Non Stop
    • 04h 35m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,729
    • BOMMumbai
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-223
    • 13:20 15:30
      Non Stop
    • 02h 10m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,822
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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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