Places to Visit in Rishikesh

Places to Visit in Rishikesh
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Places to visit in Rishikesh, India –List of 14 Best Tourist Destination in Rishikesh, Tourist Places Attractions, Activities, Things to Do – Lakshman Jhoola, Swargashram, Sadanand Jhoola.

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 : –

LAKSHMAN JHOOLA

 

Tourist places to visit in Rishikesh - lakshman Jhoola

Lakshman Jhoola

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.

 

 

 

 

SWARGASHRAM

 

Tourist places to visit in Rishikesh - Swargashram

Swargashram

A large and well organised pilgrimage center.

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SADANAND JHULA

Tourist places to visit in Rishikesh - Sadanand Jhula

Sadanand Jhula

Near Swargashram. Provides an alternative to boat-ride from one bank of the river to the other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPORT ACTIVITIES
SKIING AND WINTER SPORTS
Tourist Places to visit in Rishikesh - Rafting

Rafting

At Auli (near Joshimath,District Chamoli). Winter sports are organises by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam from December to April.

 

 

 

 

 

Yoga Institutes

Tourist Places to visit in Rishikesh - Yoga

Yoga

Yoga and Meditation Centre(Yoge Sadhna Ashram).

 

 

 

 

 

AT A DISTANCE

Dehradun 42 km
Haridwar 25 km
Nilkanth

16 km. Celebrated for its famous temple and scenic views.
Mussoorie

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.

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PLACES OF WORSHIP

HINDU
Neelkanth temple. Lakshman temple, Bharat temple, Rishikund temple, Raghunath temple, pushkar temple, Venkateshwar temple.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area                        11.20 sq. km.
Altitude                    356 m
Temperature             Max        Min
Summer                   41.1C      36.7C
Winter                     32.2C      18.3C
Rainfall                    152 cm
Season                    Throughout the year
Clothing
Summer                   Cotton
Winter                     Woollens
STD Code                  0135

 

How to Reach Rishikesh

Air
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant 17 km away.
Rail
Rishikesh is connected by rail.
Road
Rishikesh is connected by road to many places
Road Distances
Govind ghat 271 km
Devprayag 25 km
Haridwar 25 km
Srinagar 105 km
Rudraprayag 139 km

TRAVEL RESERVATION

Air
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant,17 km away.
Rail
Railway Station
Bus
Chandrabhaga Information and Reservation Centre, Bus stop

CONDUCTED TOURS

Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam organises tours from the Tourist Bungalow at Muni-ki-Reti to Yamunotri,Gangotri,Kedarnath,Badrinath,Hemkund and valley of Flowers.

TOURIST FACILITIES

TRANSPORT

Auto-rickshaw, cycle-rickshaw and buses services are also available.

GUIDE SERVICES

Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam provides guide services for trekking

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