Rishikesh is a city in Uttarakhand located on the slopes of the Himalayas on the banks of the Ganges river and a renowned center of India for yoga and meditation.
Rishikesh is a city in the Uttarakhand state positioned between the foothills of the Himalayas and the banks of the Ganges river. The city is known throughout the world as one of the largest centers for the study and practice of yoga and meditation.
Also famous for being one of the main pilgrimage cities and considered one of the most sacred places for Hindus. The Hindu sages have visited Rishikesh since ancient times to meditate in search of superior knowledge.
Rishikesh is becoming a popular place for water rafting and bungee, hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing.
Attractions in Rishikesh:
Lakshman Jhula is a well-known iron bridge, suspended above the mighty Ganges river. It is about 450 feet long and was built in 1929. The bridge connects the two neighborhoods of Tehri and Pauri.
It is an iron suspension bridge over the Ganges River, located 3 kilometers northeast of Rishikesh. The bridge connects the Sivananda Nagar area of Muni Ki Reti in the Tehri Garhwal district in Swargashram in the Pauri Garhwal district which crosses the river from west to east.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
The temple of Neelkanth is one of the most known shrines for the Hindus. The temple is a short distance (12 km) and can also be reached from Rishikesh.
The road leading to this temple is surrounded by lush green hills and rivers providing some of the most beautiful local natural attractions.
Many pilgrims come to this temple following a trek of about 4 hours from Rishikesh.
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Tour 10 Days / 9 Nights
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Driver tour to discover Uttarakhand hill stations and visit Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Nainital and Ranikhet from Delhi.
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Exotic Himalaya Tour
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Advernture experience in Rishikesh
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Tour with driver to discover Delhi, Haridwar and Rishikesh and adventure experience with rafting and Bungee Jumping
Yoga & Adventure Tour of Rishikesh
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Tour with private driver starting from Delhi dedicated to yoga and adventure lovers with yoga session in Rishikesh and bungee jumping, climbing and rafting.
Explore the beauty of India Hills
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Golden triangle tour and extension in northern India
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Organized tour with visits to the cities of the Golden Triangle and extension in northern India with visits to Chandigarh, Manali, Shimla, Mussoorie and Rishikesh.
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Organized tour with driver to discover Jaipur and the most beautiful mountain resorts of the Himalayas. Organized trip from Jaipur to Chandigarh, Dharamsala, Manali, Shimla and Rishikesh.
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