Rishikesh, as the name suggests, is the land of Rishi, Munis, and Yogis. Rishikesh which is pronounced as “Hrishikesh” imparts its name from the name of Lord Vishnu. Also, the Lord of Senses or the almighty God Vishnu is the true meaning of the word Hrishikesh. Moreover, Situated in the valley of the majestic and sky-high mountain range of the Himalayas, this beautiful town is known as the gateway of the Garhwal Himalayas. It is one of the prominent spiritual centers of India. The famous Char Dham Yatra starts from here. Moreover, if you searching your web for the holiest places for Hindus, you can easily find Rishikesh on the list.
Moreover, Rishikesh due to its calm and peaceful environment with the divine intervention of holy river Ganga is the perfect place to perform yoga and meditation. This is the fact that it is also termed as the “Yoga Capital of the World”. Rishikesh from the ancient era is known as the hotspot of Yoga in India. However, the credit for the introduction of Yoga in Rishikesh to the modern world goes to Beatles Band after their visit to Maharishi Yogi Mahesh Ashram.
In addition to the Yoga and Spiritual importance, adventure is the spirit of Rishikesh. Furthermore, free-flowing rafts over holy river Ganga, peoples doing kayaking, lots of tents, and camps in the calmness of Himalayan valley will fill your soul with enthusiasts. Moreover, the city of Rishikesh is filled with the number of beautiful places that can make your trip to Rishikesh a mesmerizing one. So, let’s pack your bags for an unforgettable tour of Rishikesh.
The Places to visit during your tour of Rishikesh
Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula – Two swinging bridges across holy River Ganga imparts a magnificent view
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple- The famous temple of Lord Shiva.
Triveni Ghat – Divine intervention of Evening Ganga Aarti.
The Beatles Ashram – The symbol of yogic evolution
Shivpuri – The point where Camping and Rafting in Rishikesh initiates.
Kaudiyala – Rafting Spree.
Rajaji Tiger Reserve – Jungle Safari in the valley of Himalayas.
Neer Garh Waterfall – Inartificial waterfall and the love for trekkers.
Jumpin Heights – Highest Bungee Jumping point in India.
Swarg Ashram – The Spiritual soul of the city.
Rishi Kund- Oldest natural water reservoir.
Geeta Bhawan – Spiritual Tourist Place.
Vashishta Gufa – Calm & Photographic Location
Kunjapuri Temple – Shakti Peeth and adobe for trekkers. Also famous for sunset view.
Parmath Niketan Ashram – Spiritual and divine atmosphere.
Bharat Mandir – Oldest Temple of Hrishikesh Narayan in India.
Tera Manzil Temple – One of the highest Lord Shiva Temple.
Swami Dayananda Ashram – Ashram built by the disciple of Swami Dayanand.
Andhra Ashram – South Indian based Ashram run by TTD.
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