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About rishikesh

Styled as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World,' Rishikesh is adorned with eternity and spiritualism. Perched at the foothills of the Himalayan Shivaliks in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, it serves as the year-round magnet to all the spiritual seekers across the globe. The exquisite setting of the main town, the magnificence of the fast-flowing Ganges, the mysticism of forested hills, the crowd of the downtown area and the breathtaking escapades, define this holy city at its best. Rightly referred as the ‘Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas,' Rishikesh enchants the visitors with its innate piety and natural bliss. It is the corridor to the ultimate pilgrimage of the Hindus, the Char Dham Yatra; Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, and Gangotri. Dotted with innumerable spiritual ashrams, Rishikesh catapulted to the Western fame, when Beatles visited the place and immersed themselves into the yogic retreats of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram.\r\n\r\nThe place offers a contrasting possibility of peaceful holiness and adventurous engagements. Plan a trip to Rishikesh and decide your own preference. Either soak in the eternal spiritualism of the place or the enthralling cascades of the whirling Ganges. Away from the fast-paced life of the city concretes, relax a while by meditating amidst a serene environment.

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  • Best time to visit rishikesh September marks the end of monsoon followed by the start of winters. This is the best time to visit Rishikesh ...Read More
  • How to reach rishikesh Located just 35 Km away from Rishikesh, Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to the city. On...Read More
  • Transport In rishikesh There are no such local buses in the region. However, one can visit the nearby places of Haridwar, Lakshman Jh...Read More
  • People of rishikesh The people of Rishikesh are hospitable and highly religious. They are involved in various religious activities...Read More
  • Languages of rishikesh Hindi and Sanskrit are the official languages of Rishikesh, however, Garhwali is the most spoken language. Sin...Read More
  • History of rishikesh Several mythological stories are associated with Rishikesh. One of them states that, Rishikesh was the abode o...Read More
  • Culture of rishikesh Being a year-round tourist magnet, Rishikesh has a very tourist friendly culture. The religious fairs are held...Read More
  • Weather of rishikesh The summer strikes in the month of March and reaches its peak during May. The temperature ranges between 20 an...Read More
  • Map of rishikesh Located at an average elevation of 1,745 feet, Rishikesh is the starting point of the Chota Char Dham pilgrima...Read More

Best Places to visit in rishikesh

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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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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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Ram Jhula

Ram Jhula

Landmark

Spend approx 1 hour

Another iron suspension bridge in Rishikesh is the Ram Jhula runn...
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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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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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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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Chotiwala

Chotiwala

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 600

If you are looking for traditional Rishikesh food, Chotiwala won&...
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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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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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Holiday Packages In rishikesh

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    Haridwar & Rishikesh Self Drive - Ex Delhi
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Chardham - Ex Haridwar
    9 Nights, 10 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.26,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    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

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    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.5,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Family Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.7,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Sightseeing Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,270
    Per Person on twin sharing
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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
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    One night from
    Rs.6,100
  • Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa Uttarakhand
    Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa Uttarakhand
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    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.4,382
    • BOMMumbai
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-533
    • 07:50 10:05
      Non Stop
    • 02h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.5,056
    • STVSurat
      DEDDehradun
    • Indigo
      6E-5035
    • 09:15 16:40
      1 Stop
    • 07h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,401
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