Situated at the bank of the river Ganga, Rishikesh is surrounded by the Shivalik range of the Himalayas. This spiritual city is dotted with the river, mountains, temples, and ashrams. Rishikesh is the place where you can come to vent out your stress and enjoy the idyllic sceneries around you.
You can contact us for all travel arrangements for the Rishikesh trip. We have various kinds of Rishikesh tour packages. Like for adventure seekers we have designed separate Rishikesh adventure tour packages which include thrilling sports like river rafting, mountain biking, cliff jumping, waterfall trekking, etc. Check out our Rishikesh rafting packages for more details regarding water rafting.
There are also other Rishikesh holiday packages, where you can concentrate on other activities like the spiritual sojourn to the temples, exploring the ashrams and enjoy the religious atmosphere of the city.
Do you know that Rishikesh has importance in the mythological era too? It is said that Lord Rama performed penance here after killing Ravana. Rishikesh holds a very important place in Hindu Mythology. It is one most revered pilgrimage site. Adi Shankaracharya visited Rishikesh in 9th century AD, making this a holy place for the Hindus. Pilgrims come here to seek blessings at the Bharat temple, which is believed to be inaugurated by Shankaracharya himself. Then Kailash Niketan Temple which houses many gods and goddesses. One can reach there by crossing the Lakshman Jhula. Take a stroll in the legendary Triveni Ghat and enjoy the beauty of the river Ganga. You can also float mini lighted earthen lamps in the river which is said to fulfill one’s wishes.
Visit Ram Jhula which built across the river Ganga to get a fantastic view of the surrounding landscape. You can also look for Rishikesh travel packages during the International Yoga Festival in March. Rishikesh is also known as the Yoga capital of the world. Many tourists come here to learn yoga and meditation to free their minds from everyday existential struggles. Rishikesh earned its name worldwide as the yoga and spiritual centre when the iconic band Beatles came here in 1968 to gain knowledge on Transcendental Meditation. Tourists can visit the Beatles Ashram when they come to Rishikesh.
Rishikesh is also called the ‘Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas' and most of the Hindu pilgrims visit Rishikesh before they embark on the long pilgrimage sojourn to Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Rishikesh is a traveler’s paradise. Dotted with the ancient temples to the famous Rishikesh water rafting, one can enjoy and indulge in a lot of activities when they visit this holy Himalayan town. Contact us for more details on Rishikesh travel packages.