Duration: 1 Day
Location: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Best Season : Jan - Dec
Tour Type: Spiritual
Sightseeing in Rishikesh
Rishikesh is a small city with lots of mesmerising attractions. The wonders of Rishikesh will surely fascinates you with its beauty and creativity. Some of the magical attractions of the city of Rishikesh -
Places to Visit
Ramjhula is a beautiful landmark in the city of Rishikesh. This incredible destination let you explore the hanging bridge with a fascinating view, lots of accredited temples, ashrams and touristic place. The Boat Ride, local markets, street food and riverside locations increases the charm of the place.
Just a few kilometres away from the main city of Rishikesh, LakshmanJhula is a touristic destination with temples, ashrams, scenic views and a hanging bridge, connecting two villages namely Jonk & Tapovan. On both sides of the bridge, there is a wide market where local artisans sell handcrafted goods, wooden statues, paintings, beautiful clothes and ornaments.
The beautiful ashram with a magnificent temple and a natural garden; Parmarth Niketan is a famous landmark in Rishikesh. The clean, pure and sacred atmosphere of the area mesmerised you, for sure. The Evening Ganga Aarti in the ashram, on the banks of the River Ganga and in front of the splendid statue of Shiva will give you an incredible experience.
Most touristic place in Rishikesh, Beatles Ashram is a serene destination showcases history, photography, nature and graffiti artwork on the walls. You will get creative pictures and quotes, this place is especially suitable for nature photographers and peace lover. The place is also known as Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram.
Kunjapuri Temple is situated on the height of Kunjapuri hill and 27 km from Rishikesh in Uttarakhand'sTehri district. The temple offers a very beautiful panoramic view of the snow-covered mountains in the Garhwal Himalaya. Peaks like Gangotri, Rohini, Chaukhamba, Banderpunch can be seen from here. The place is famous for its Sunrise Trek.
The Ganga Aarti on the famous ghats of Rishikesh, Triveni Ghat, Parmarth Niketan Ghat and Shatrughan Ghatawares you with the pleasurable ritual of worshipping Maa Ganga. Dhoop Aarti, Chanting of Mantras, Circling of Lamps, Oblation of flowers to Maa Ganga, Prayers, Bhajans are some of the important rituals that can be seen during Ganga Aarti in Rishikesh.
On the banks of river Ganga, away from the throng of Rishikesh, Vashishta Gufa is a very peaceful place. At the end of the cave, there is a Shivlinga and a burning oil lamp. There is no external noise and the energy inside the cave. The interior of the cave is full of burning oils and some aroma of incense sticks. It is definitely a very good place to meditate deeply.
Located 20-25 minutes away from Lakshman jula, there is a stupendous waterfall of Neer Gaddu, which marks the visit of thousands of tourists in every season. The waterfall consists of an exciting short trek. You can also satiate your hunger with the stalls available there which mainly sells Maggi, cold drinks, tea and so on.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple:
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is an important religious place of Rishikesh dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is situated 20 km away from Rishikesh and is situated near the Nar-Narayan Hill range. A large and old pipal tree is present on the exit of the sanctuary, the devotees bind the sacred threads on the tree to fulfil their wish and come again to open the tie when their desire gets fulfilled.
Bharat Mandir is the oldest, most sacred and most famous temple in Rishikesh built by Adi Shankaracharya on the auspicious day of Basant Panchmi. Every year on the same day, the Shaligram is taken for the holy bath in the sacred river Ganga and then taken through a city in a grand procession for symbolic rehabilitation.
Nina WilliamsJune 23, 2018
Great Tour! Very nice!
Roy millerAugust 8, 2018
Great Tour! Very nice!