A place which clearly defines the peace and devotion,situated on the foothills of Himalayan mountains has emerged as a amazing place for weekend getaways from your busy work life.
For tourist purposes,it offers a hell lot of adventurous activities which will make your vacation more amazing.
An extensive guide for your trip to RISHIKESH is here:
HOW TO REACH:
BY FLIGHT: You can easily take a flight to JOLLY GRANT AIRPORT which is only 25kms away from RISHIKESH.
BY TRAIN: Nearest railway station of RISHIKESH is also about 25kms away which is Haridwar Railway Station but there are many buses which are easily available that can help you commute to RISHIKESH.
BY BUS: Many buses are available from DELHI which go directly to RISHIKESH.(takes around 8 hours to reach)
WHERE TO GO IN RISHIKESH?
1 .LAXMAN JHULA AND RAM JHULA
The bridges holds the great attraction for the tourists.There are many temples on every end of the bridge.Both the bridge is open throughout the year.
Most famous ghat in RISHIKESH at the bank of Ganges is TRIVENI GHAT.It always remains jammed and overcrowded with devotees.Devotees come here to take ritual baths to get purify from their sins.
3.NEER GADDU WATERFALL
A beautiful pond with shimmering water dropping on big vertical rocks is only 5 kms away from Laxman Jhula.Though you will need to trek a lil bit to reach there but your every step will be worth it. The view will leave you in captivity for a while.
Beatles Ashram,also known as Chaurasia Kutia, in Rishikesh gained international attention when music band BEATLES went there to learn meditation.The ashram was abandoned for a very long time but now it is opened for people to visit there. If you are going to RISHIKESH,then it will be a great choice to go to Beatles Ashram.
A hindu temple devoted to SHIVA,near about 12 kms away from city of RISHIKESH.It is a prominent pilgrimage site in India which is in the middle of dense forests.Also,It is joint with a water spring which attracts many tourists.
ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES TO DO?
A major attraction that brings tourist here is RIVER RAFTING.If you are an adventure freak or you need to pump your adernaline up to 100% then rafting in rishikesh would be a amazing option.River rafting in rishikesh has been divided into various starting points.
You can also experience cliff jumping and body surfing which are included in this price.
What a great experience it would be to jump from about 80 meters and no one is there in your journey-only you and you.So if you are going to RISHIKESH, India’s highest bungy is waiting for you.
Age-Above 12 years
Weight-30 to 110 kgs.
The pricing of the activity would vary according to the height and facilities provided.
An amazing activity whosoever wants to explore the sky of this world and feel free like a bird.The activity comes with no age bracket,also there will be an expert with you so no need to worry ,just look over the town of RISHIKESH between the white clouds and land of the earth.
Pricing of the activity will be around 3-4k per person.
It is advised to carry a spare pair of clothes and your valid ID proofs.
Mountain Biking helps you discover countless things while pedaling your bike.It is undoubtedly a totally different journey activity which will unveil snow capped himalayan mountain and the villages of Pauri-Garhwal.
With seeing the above places and experiencing the activities your trip to RISHIKESH will become unforgettable…