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Keeping its old status alive, ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, Rishikesh today is also globally known as a popular white water rafting destination in India. This small town in Uttrakhand is completely moulded by the air of spirituality, devotion, peace and meditation. The first and foremost attraction in Rishikesh is the serene flowing Ganges River along the foothills of the Himalayas. Sight of surrounding forested hills, sound of temple bells ringing along with the evening Ganga aarti take you to a heavenly world whose feeling can rarely be experience. Added to all these, the chance of trying innumerable adventure sports attracted backpackers and adventure lovers from round the world.

The two most stunning bridges over the river Ganges, i.e., Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula are also two most popular Rishikesh attractions. Surrounded by hotels, ashrams, restaurants and shops, these attractions are also favoured by tourists more than anywhere else. Rishikesh is few of those destinations in India where you can enjoy the mix of everything- water sports, meditation, leisure holiday at the heart of nature and spiritual vacation. Some of the most enjoyed adventure activities in Rishikesh are:
  • White water Rafting
  • Bunjee Jumping
  • Body surfing
  • Cliff Jumping in River Ganga and
  • Trekking.


Though there are plenty of budget to luxury accommodations available in Rishikesh, yet camps by the side of Ganga under the blue sky are highly preferred mostly by backpackers and adventure enthusiasts. With all kinds of facilities and services available in these accommodation units, camps and hotels in Rishikesh are great places to stay and enjoy a relaxed vacation by the Ganges.
 

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    None
  • Altitude

    356 m
  • STD Code

    0135
  • Best Season

    Sep - April
  • State/Code

    Rishikesh/249201
  • LANGUAGES

    Garhwali and Hindi
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