Rishikesh Tour

Rishikesh Tour

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Rishikesh, Uttaranchal

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Rishikesh is an entrance place to the self-important Himalayas of Garhwal and four chief Hindu pilgrimage hub of Garhwal, which grasp massive significance in the spiritual existence of religious supporters of the faith.

These four places who jointly consist of a Char Dham are known as Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. To do Char Dham yatra is supposed to be necessity for all the Hindus at least one time in their life. Rishikesh is also measured as the Yoga Capital of the world.

As Rishikesh Is located in the footsteps of Himalayas, so there is pleasing climate all through the year. Rishikesh is 238 km far from Delhi and is 25 km above the Ganges from Haridwar.

Major Tourist Attractions in Rishikesh: Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Lakshman Jhula, Swarg Ashram etc.
Triveni Ghat, Rishikesh
In Rishikesh Triveni Ghat is located in the middle of the town and is the mostly famous bathing ghat in Rishikesh. The ghat is perfect for a bathe in the sacred waters of the Ganga, with its contemporary descriptions of Hindu divinity and pallid grimy beach.

In evening the grand arati ceremony with lamps is significance watching for the pilgrimage feeling.
Bharat Mandir, Rishikesh
Bharat Mandir is alos in Rishikesh located near the Triveni Ghat and supposed to be the oldest shrine in Rishikesh. The temple's supervene divinity is a black stone Vishnu, which is supposed to have been sacred by Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century when he stayed in Rishikesh.
Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh
In Rishikesh It is the hanging Irom bridge and constructed above the Ganges. It is named after the Laxman, brother of Lord Rama. On both the side of Lakshman Jhula teples are there.

You can take pleasure in the fantastic environment and the cool gentle wind over the Ganges while passing the River from the bridge. You can also acquire a boat travel and sight the suspension bridge from the boat at the same time as nourishing the fish in the river.
Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh
In Rishikesh, The Swarg Ashram ( Heavenly Adobe) is a good-looking place located in charming environment at the bottom of Himalayas lying on the left bank of the Ganges flanked by Rishikesh and Laxman Jhula.

It is this place where from eras the famed Yogis and Rishis have been performing the Tapasya. Some of the significant temples consisted in Sawarg Ashram are Kali Kumbliwale established by Swami Vishudhananda, Parmarth Niketan with bulky figures of gods and goddesses and the Gita Bhavan with its Ayurvedic dispensary and supermarkets promoting spiritual books and cotton Khadi.
Famous Excursions from Rishikesh
Haridwar is situated approximately 24 kms from Rishikesh in the north state of Uttaranchal. It is one of the holiest pilgrimage place for the people belongs to Hinduism. Haridwar is also known as the “Gateway to the Gods” because of its geographical location which is believed to be the place where God left their footprints. It is also important city as it serves as a gateway to other three important and holiest places i.e. Rishikesh, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Every evening thousands of people gather on the ghats of river Ganga to attain the grand aarti ceremony. Tourist can be easily reached Haridwar by Superfast shatbdi train which runs daily from Delhi Railway station and it also well connected by road to other cities of North Indian State. The major places to visit in Haridwar is Hari-ki-pauri, Chandi Devi and ghats near Ganga river.

Dehradun which is also known as a Doon Valley is one of the oldest city in India. Dehradun is a very beautiful hill station and also the capital of Uttaranchal Pradesh . The city is believed to have been founded by Guru Dronacharya (as per the Hindu Epic of Mahabharata). The city is visited by a large number of international as well as domestic tourists every year. Its location is the main factor that’s ways even during summers, it is not so much warm. The major attraction in Dehradun are Malsi Deer Park, Robber’s Cave, Lakshman Siddh Temple.

Chila wild Life Sanctuary
Chila Wildlife Sanctuary is just 21 kms away from Rishikesh. It is a part of Rajaji National Park spread over an area of 240 Sq. Km. Annually thousand of foreign as well as domestic people visit the sanctuary because it is like a haven for wildlife lovers. It has 23 species of mammals and 315 fauna species include elephants, spotted deer, stag deer, blue bull, wild boar, fox, porcupine, jungle fowls and peacocks. Beside these, migratory birds are also seen on the river Ganga. The best time to visit sanctuary is from 15 November to 15 June.
Best Time to Visit in Rishikesh
March to April - River rafting is the best time for adventure lovers and Yoga Meditation also.

May to June - Long treks to pilgrimage places like Yamnotri, Gangotri and Badrinath are open in between month.

July to September - Valley of Flowers and Hemkund trek/ Pilgrimage to Chardham

October - 15th November - River Rafting, Camping on the beaches along the river, Pilgrimage, Yoga and meditation

15th November to February - River rafting, Wild life Safaris in Rajaji & Corbett National park, Yoga and meditation.
How to reach Rishikesh?
By Air - The hilly town of Rishikesh is located in the Garhwal region of Uttaranchal. There is no airport in the town. But the nearest airport at Jolly Grant in Dehradun the capital city of the state. The airport is only 35kms away from Rishikesh.

By Rail - The nearest railhead from Rishikesh is Haridwar. Haridwar is a major railway station in the region. Many express, mail and tourist trains link Haridwar to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Allahabad and so on.

By Road - An extensive network of roads connects Rishikesh to the other cities in Uttaranchal and India, namely : Haridwar, Agra, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi and Nainital.
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