Rishikesh India Travel With India Vacation Packages
Rishikesh India is a destination par excellence. It is one of the most pious places for pilgrimage; wonderful for ayurveda & yoga vacation and dream for adventure lovers. Travel Rishikesh India to know more.
Rishikesh is situated in the Tehri Gharwal region of
Uttaranchal, along the banks of the sacred river Ganges. It is an important
pilgrim centre and gateway to the Himalayan shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath,
Gangotri and Yamunotri.
Best Time To Visit
The Pilgrimage season of Rishikesh India starts in end April/ Early may
and lasts til the Day of Deepawali (Festival of light) end of October/early
November. It is from here that the river Ganges leaves behind her mountain
home and enters the vast north Indian plains.
Yoga And Meditation Centres
The yoga centres of Rishikesh have enhanced the significance of the place.
It has numerous ashrams, few of which are internationally recognized
as centres for meditation, yoga and philosophical studies. International
Yoga Week which attracts participation form across the world, is held here,
every year, in February on the banks of the Ganga. Travel Rishikesh to get best Spa
and many other Ayurvedic treatment centers for every one's requirement.
Rishikesh Temple Tour
The places to visit in Rishikesh are Bharat Temple, Rishi Kund &
Raghunath Temple, Laxman Jhoola, Pushkar Temple, Shatrughan Temple,
Muni-Ki-Reti, Swarg Ashram, Gita Bhawan, Parmath Niketan, Lakshman Temple,
Sadanand Jhoola, Triveni Ghat, Shivanand Ashram, Kailash Ashram and Academy
of Meditation. The nearby excursions include beautiful places like:
Dehradun, Mussoorie, Hardwar, Chilla, Devprayag, Auli, and NarendraNagar.
How To Reach
The city is easily accessible by bus from Delhi. It is 6 hours (250 kms)
Air: The nearest airport is Dehradun, 35 kms from Haridwar.
Rail: It is connected by rail via Haridwar (24 kms), to
Howrah, Bombay, Delhi, Lucknow, Varanasi, Dehradun and other cities.
Road: By road Rishikesh to Haridwar 24 kms, Dehradun 47 kms,
Mussoorie 77 kms, Badrinath 301 kms (Son Prayag), Kedarnath 228 kms,
Gangotri 258 kms, Yamunotri 288 kms (Hanuman Chatti), Srinagar 105 kms and
Joshimath 252 kms.
Bus Services: The holy city is connected by bus with Delhi, Agra,
Chandigarh, Dehradun, Kullu, Manli, Shimla, Haridwar etc.