Best time to visit:- March to June


“Rishikesh” is one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand state.The name of the town is derived from the second name of the Lord Vishnu, "Hrishikesh". The most revered river Ganga passes through this city. The Hindus in India call the holy river "Ganga Maa".The holy town is located in the foot of the Himalayan ranges on the Tehri-Garhwal region.There are ample of yoga places where people from across the globe come to learn lesions on yoga. Viewers also learn the techniques of meditation. Rishikesh is equipped with the spiritual meditation centre, ashrams, guesthouses, dharamshalas and many more among others..

Weather Details :

Summer:   38 Degree Celsius
Winter:   01 Degree Celsius
Monsoon:   21 Degree Celsius

Main Attractions: -

Ram Jhula in Rishkesh: Is situated 3Km north of Rishikesh. It's a very popular place amongst people coming for religious purposes because it has very known Ashrams. Most known is GeetaBhavan&Swarg Ashram and these temples are very important in Hindu society and you will see much more commotion here than in Lakshmanjhula.

Bharat Temple in Rishikesh: Bharat Temple is situated in the heart of the township of Rishikesh. It is approximately half kilometer away from the Triveni Ghat, the famous river bank in the town and said to be the oldest temple in Rishikesh, it is also regarded as one of the most ancient shrines in India.

Nilkanth Mahadev Temple in Rishikesh: An ancient temple situated at a height of 1675 m, on a hill above Swarg Ashram. It stands adjacent to the mountain ranges of Nar-Narayan. It is enveloped between the valleys of Manikoot, Brahmakoot and Vishnukoot. Pankaja and Madhumati, two perennial rivers, meet in confluence at this enormously-rich religious site.

Shivpuri in Rishikesh: Shivpuri is located about 19 kilometers away from Rishikesh. It names after Lord Shiva and is renowned for its temple. The town is also famous for various water sports activities along with camping such as River rafting. Excellent safety standards and trained guides are available here.

Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh: The Ashram is located on the banks of Ganga River. It is famous for its Hawan on the ghat of Parmarth and Ganga Aarti that takes place daily in the morning and evening. The Ashram is also famous for its International Yoga Festival that is held every year and attainted by a number of visitors at the time.

Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh: Is actually an adjoining bridge across the Ganga, along the old route to the holy shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath. The jhula has now become one of the most visited tourist spot of Rishikesh, not simply because of its ancient origin and religious sanctity, but also because of the grand temples and wonderful local market that have come to be developed around it.

Shri Trimbakeshwar Temple in Rishikesh: Is an ancient Hindu temple in the town of Trimbak, in the Trimbakeshwar tehsil in the Nashik District of Maharashtra, India, 28 km from the city of Nashik. It is dedicated to the god Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Kusavarta, a kunda in the temple premises is the source of the Godavari River, the longest river in peninsular India.

VashishtaGufa in Rishikesh: Is popular among visitors comes for deep meditation in rishikesh. It has a shivlinga in it and near it there is a Swami Purshottamanand Ashram which manages the gufa or cave.


How to Reach Rishikesh

By Air:- Dehradun is the nearest airport, which is located at the distance of about 35 kilometers away from Rishikesh. The airport is well connected with all major cities of India.

By Road:- Rishikesh is well routed via road with most of the Indian cities of India. There are regular buses operates from all major cities of India.

By Train:- The nearest railway station is Haridwar which is about 25 kilometers away from Rishikesh. It is well connected with all main cities of India.


It is most popular destination, also called the gateway of Himalayas. A vast number of shops are available, they offers lots of items such as Medicines, Local Handicrafts, Wooden Crafts, Spiritual books, worship uses items, Woolen trousers, jackets and best Ayurveda related herbal medicines and aromatic sticks. The main market is The Lakshman Jhula.