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Rishikesh Travel Guide

Rishikesh is located at a distance of 24 km from Haridwar. It is lies in the laps of the lower Himalayas. The holy river Ganga is quite amazing and breathtaking here that enhances the beauty of the place. Rishikesh is quite beautiful as ......

Rishikesh is located at a distance of 24 km from Haridwar. It is lies in the laps of the lower Himalayas. The holy river Ganga is quite amazing and breathtaking here that enhances the beauty of the place. Rishikesh is quite beautiful as the surroundings are cooled and made all the more attractive by lush greenery and lovely atmosphere. The beauty of the major attractions in the city is quite different from other tourist destinations.

White water rafting is a major attraction of this beautiful city and brings in adventure enthusiasts from all over the globe. The experience of white water rafting is quite amazing that compels tourists to visit the Rishikesh again and again. Apart from this, learning about Hinduism is an important activity here and last but not the least people come to Rishikesh to learn and practise Yoga at the diffrent ashrams and dharamsalas here. All this information about the place can be taken from Rishikesh travel guide.

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How to Reach Rishikesh
Rishikesh is a city in the Uttrakhand state of India that has been known for being one of the tourist hot spot in the country and is famous among the travellers from various corners of the world too. Situated in the foothills of Himalayas beside the Ganga river, this city is also renowned for being the centre of studies of yoga and meditation. Home to India's popular adventure sports like river rafting, bungee jumping and air safari, the city has been the favourite spot for visitors from the last several years. The major attractions that make it a wonderful place to be at include the Lakshman Jhula, Rajaji National Park, Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Neelkanth Mhadev Temple, etc.
 
 
How to Reach Rishikesh by Air
 
The nearest airport to reach Rishikesh is the Jolly Grant airport, Dehradhun, which is around 35 kms from the city. All the major airlines regulate services to major cities and connect them to Dehradhun. There are taxis services, cabs and buses available outside the airport that can be taken to reach Rishikesh from Dehradhun.
 
How to Reach Rishikesh by Road
 
Rishikesh is well connected to all the major roads and national highways and can be easily reached from all the parts of the country.
 
How to Reach Rishikesh by Rail
 
Though there is a station in Rishikesh, but not many trains are operated from there, so it is advised to take trains to Haridwar and then travel further to Rishikesh. Haridwar is connected to major cities and can be reached easily from Rishikesh too. There are buses, cabs and private taxis available outside the station that can be used to reach Rishikesh from Haridwar.

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Hello friends, I want a nice cheap hotel in Rishikesh, not in the heart of the city, but any place where Ganga is very near. The hotel should have parking facility for car. My priority is a peaceful area and a budget hotel with clean room but full of basic amenities and easy connectivity. Please suggest.
Amazing Ganga @ Kaudiyala, on Rishikesh Badrinath Highway. Quite, Calm & Peaceful place, walking distance to Gangaji and moreover old world hospitality in budget price.
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please suggest the market for shopping near my hotel hiltop swiss cottage
if you want to buy religious product than you can to laxman jhula which will be around 1.5 km from your place. If in case you want to buy clothes and other things you can go to rishikesh market near Triveni Ghat which will be around 5 km from your hotel.
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Which is the best hotel near by Ram Jhula ? I want a room in Rs. 1000 with free breakfast.
From Aug to Sept we can offer you the same rate as we do have monsoon offer this time.
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Please suggest budget hotel or stay in Rishikesh. We are 5 bachelors and cheapest and good one will be better.
hill top swiss cottege, or any swiss cottage nearby will be good option
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What would be the wheather conditions in first week of Oct? Are woolens required at Rishikesh in the month of Oct first week?
No need of woolen clothes, weather is pleasant. Hotel Green View...
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