Rishikesh
  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
Uttarakhand

Accomodation

Accomodations

  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
Accomodation

Shopping

  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
Accomodation

Restaurant

  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
Accomodation

Family & Children

  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
Accomodation

Honeymooners

  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
Accomodation

Adventure

  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star
  • star

About Rishikesh

Rishikesh is an amazing holy town, with strategic location. It is approximately 24 kms. upstream, along banks of the pious Hindu river The Ganges.It is truly the bastion of Hindu philosophy and wisdom, as could be clearly understood by presence of ashrams, which are dedicated towards the propagation of the faith.While in Rishikesh, it is common sighting for tourists to find relics associated with religious rituals. Adding essence to religious tone, are numerous temples in the vicinity of The Ganges. Besides being the epicenter of Hindu religion, Rishikesh is also a famous adventure tourist hub, owing much to its tougher trekking trails and landscape ideal for white water rafting. Braving the rapids is the enjoyment that one could relive all through his or her life, and Rishikesh is where it happens.


How to Reach

By Air
Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun, 15 kilometers away. Taxis are available round the clock.

By Rail
Rishikesh has a railway station, on a branch line serviced by only 3 slow trains daily. However, Haridwar is the mainline station with dozens of trains available. Taxis are available from Haridwar station to Rishikesh round the clock.

By Road
You can even take a cab from Delhi Airport and reach Rishikesh within 5-6 hours, if you start early in the morning.

Best Time to Visit

 Though Rishikesh can be visited the whole year around, the monsoon months see discounts from hotels as occupancy is low and white water rafting is closed. The weather is good throughout the year; however summers (May-June) could be a little warm. However, this is the peak season here as white water rafting is most active during these months. Rains could be a little messy and rafting and other adventure activities should be avoided. October-March has amazing weather; however, it becomes a little chilly in January.

Summers

From March to May the summer season sees soaring temperatures between 14 and 45 degrees. While the early summers are perfect for adventure sports and camping, the hot weather in April - May is not much enjoyable for tourists.... read more...

ATTRACTION

view all
Shivpuri
starstarstarstarstar

Shivpuri is situated 19 km away from Rishikesh, on the National Highway between Rishikesh and Patisira. As the name suggests, Shivpuri is the abode of Lord Shiv

Parmarth Niketan
starstarstarstarstar

Parmarth Niketan, which is situated in Rishikesh, is one of the oldest ashrams. The ashram is located on the banks of sacred Ganga River. It is famous for its H

Lakshman Jhula
starstarstarstarstar

Lakshman Jhula, which was built in 1939, is a suspension bridge, which is 450 ft long. In early 1889, this jhula was a hanging jute bridge, which was later reb



 

Where To Eat

view all
Freedom Ganga Café
starstarstarstarstar
Tulsi Restaurant
starstarstarstarstar
Ganga Beach Restaurant
starstarstarstarstar
Mukti’s Health Food
starstarstarstarstar

EVENTS/FESTIVALS

Basant Panchami
The festival is actively celebrated in the months of January and February to symbolize spring. The festival also marks kite flying. Goddess Saraswati or goddess of knowledge is worshipped during Basant Panchami. On this religious occasion, the local inhabitants wear yellow-colored clothes and make traditional saffron rice in their home.It is the moment of not only celebration, but token of love and excitement happening all around.

Holi
The festival of colors is celebrated by local people and everyone in month of March. On the occasion, there are happy Holi chants and the families offer Indian sweet like Gujiya. The festival is celebrated with immense interest among people of all castes, creed and class. All differences between the Rich and the Poor are forgotten and people celebrate unity, love, warmth and enjoy being in harmony. International

Yoga Festival  
Rishikesh is the Yoga capital, hosting The International Yoga Festival each year. The festival attracts thousands of tourists not only from India, but also different regions of world. The yoga festival is organized under aegis of Parmath Niketan Ashram along with Uttaranchal Tourism.

Diwali
The festival of light is popular and celebrated all across India with excitement and enthusiasm. The festival is celebrated continuously over a period of five days. Lighting of oil filled earthen lamps and decorating homes with beautiful lights, candles as well as earthen pots. Diwali is the festival that showcases good on evil.

SHOPPING AREA

Shopping in Rishikesh will turn out to be an unforgettable experience for tourists, who have different taste and likings. There are several small sized shops selling wide array of artifacts such as wall paintings, garments, and wooden furniture, besides the beautiful handicraft items from Kashmir, Tibet and Rajasthan. Excellent souvenirs present as handicrafts include pearls, beads and shells, and these can be shopped from state handloom emporiums.Tourists having religious taste can go ahead and buyfigurines made of Ganesha, Nataraja statues, mythological sculptures as well as religious books.

Things To Do

View all
starstarstarstarstar

Camping is a recreational activity popular since 20th century where people set up a small portable tents, caravans, motor homes, etc to stay. Primitively campin

starstarstarstarstar

Horse riding is a mesmerizing sport for all and if it is done in India, it will give incredible rewards. India’s diversity offers attractive terrains where th

Packages

View all
20% off
River Rafting Package
starstarstarstarstar

2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS

Gulmarg-Pehalgam-Sonamarg-Srinagar

Rs. 4000 Rs. 3200/-

Rate & write a review


Name
Email


Your Rating :
You gave a rating of 0 star(s)



Latest Blog


Hill Stations in India to Make Your Honeymoon Memorable

Posted On : 2017-02-22

You got the Honey, Let's catch up with the Moon at the best hill stations reaching the Sky and get closeness like never befor...

Read more

Top Winter Destinations in India to Enjoy Snow

Posted On : 2016-10-05

When winters knock at your door the adventurous folks know that there's no better time to head outdoors. Immaterial whether you are a hardcore adrenal...

Read more

Hidden Holiday Destinations in India

Posted On : 2014-10-17

Summers, especially in India are a pain. Added to that are the din and drama of everyday life. And you would like nothing better than to escape the di...

Read more

 

 

Call: +91 9716108811

+
=