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Rishikesh Travel Guide

Suitable For
  • Languages:
    Hindi and English
  • Best Time to Visit:
    September to April
  • Temperature:
    Summer : (20°C to 40°C) & Winter (2°C to 24°C)
  • Seasons: Summer (March-June), Winter (October-Feb), Monsoon (June-September)
  • Climate: Pleasant
  • Nearest Railway: Rishikesh
  • Nearest Airport: Dehradun

Rishikesh is located in the laps of the lower Himalayas and Ganges River flowing here enhances the beauty of this place. The lovely atmosphere and lush greenery makes it really attractive, so large number of tourists comes here from different parts of the world. It is equally famous for adventure sports, Yoga and pilgrimage. It is a famous place for bungee jumping, kayaking, rappelling, rock climbing, camping, backpacking and hiking. “Golden Triangle Holiday” is offering this Rishikesh Travel Guide to explore this beautiful town famous for yoga and meditation.

Major Tourist Attractions / Tourist Places in Rishikesh

Laxman Jhula

It is a suspension bridge and also known as Lakshamana Jhula. This bridge was built in the year 1939, which replaced the hanging jute bridge. It is believed that Lakshman used the jute bridge at the same site to cross the Ganga River.

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and lies amidst the valleys of Vishnukoot, Brahmakoot and Manikoot. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Madhumati and Pankaja. This temple is encircled by mountain ranges of Nar-Narayan and dense forests.

Triveni Ghat

This Gat is located at the confluence of three sacred rivers i.e. Saraswati, Yamuna and Ganga. In the evening, Aarti is performed by glowing diyas, beating drums, and chanting bhajans. Different types of ceremonies like “Pindha Shraddha” are also performed in the name of the ancestors.

How To Reach

By Air
The nearest airport to Rishikesh is located in Dehradun. It is considered as the best option to reach Haridwar, as you can hire a car from Dehradun to reach this city and explore the major places of interest.

By Rail
Rishikesh has its own railway station, which is well connected with all the major cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai and many others. After reaching Rishikesh by train, you can hire a car to explore places in and around this holy city.

By Road
Rishikesh is well-connected by road with all the major Indian cities like Delhi, Dehradun and many others. It also has very good bus connectivity and you can hire a car after reaching this city to explore the major tourist attractions.

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