Places to Visit in Rishikesh
Rishikesh is an ideal base for pilgrimages to the Himalayan shrines of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. This temple town is situated amidst lush green forests. Close by are many white water rafting camps for the adventure seeker as also Yoga Ashram for those looking for something more from life.
Tourist Places to Visit in Rishikesh : –
5 km.A temple town with its own distinct character. The famous Lakshman Jhoola bridge rebuilt with iron ropes in 1889 replacing a jute rope bridge spans the venerated Ganga river. Meditation Centers, Yoga Centers, temples and a number of ashrams and restaurants on both banks of the Ganga make the Lakshman Jhoola their vocal point.
A large and well organised pilgrimage center.
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Near Swargashram. Provides an alternative to boat-ride from one bank of the river to the other.
SKIING AND WINTER SPORTS
At Auli (near Joshimath,District Chamoli). Winter sports are organises by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam from December to April.
Yoga and Meditation Centre(Yoge Sadhna Ashram).
|AT A DISTANCE|
16 km. Celebrated for its famous temple and scenic views.
76 km. A beautiful hill resort at 2000 m with its history dating back to 1827 when the British decided to make this hill resort their summer residence.
|PLACES OF WORSHIP|
Neelkanth temple. Lakshman temple, Bharat temple, Rishikund temple, Raghunath temple, pushkar temple, Venkateshwar temple.
Altitude 356 m
Temperature Max Min
Summer 41.1C 36.7C
Winter 32.2C 18.3C
Rainfall 152 cm
Season Throughout the year
STD Code 0135
How to Reach Rishikesh
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant 17 km away.
Rishikesh is connected by rail.
Rishikesh is connected by road to many places
Govind ghat 271 km
Devprayag 25 km
Haridwar 25 km
Srinagar 105 km
Rudraprayag 139 km
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant,17 km away.
Chandrabhaga Information and Reservation Centre, Bus stop
Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam organises tours from the Tourist Bungalow at Muni-ki-Reti to Yamunotri,Gangotri,Kedarnath,Badrinath,Hemkund and valley of Flowers.
Auto-rickshaw, cycle-rickshaw and buses services are also available.
Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam provides guide services for trekking
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