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About Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a tehsil located in Uttarakhand’s Tehri Garhwal region right on the banks of the holiest of Indian rivers, the Ganges. This ancient city has several mythological and religious legends associated with Lord Vishnu, Lord Bharat, and various prominent sages and is said to have been established in the 9th-century AD by Adi Shankaracharya.

The scenic beauty of Rishikesh is due to its location at the foothills of the lofty Garhwal Himalayas is accentuated by the mighty Ganges cutting right through the city. The picturesque city looks suspended between the stunning riverside promenades, acres of forests, lush mountains, and clear blue skies lending it a surreal appearance.

The city is synonymous with its grand temples, rituals, architectural marvels and yoga ashrams. Every temple here, be it the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Raghunath Temple, or the 13-storey Trimbakeshwar Temple, has its own beautiful legend that attracts people from all over the world. The twin Ram & Lakshman Jhulas are outstanding architectural feats in themselves. These suspension bridges span for over 750 ft. over the Ganges. There are numerous ashrams here that lead people into the spiritual world of ancient forms of yoga, meditation, and vipasana to cleanse their soul and de-stress.

Rishikesh has its share of offbeat and adventure activities too. If you are not enjoying the adrenaline rush of white water rafting available up to grade 6, you can spend time enjoying amazing experiences like cliff jumping, kayaking, body surfing, etc. There are picturesque waterfalls here like Patna fall and Neer Garhi fall, etc. that are perfect to escape into the raw wilderness of nature. If you are the spiritual kind, you can’t miss attending the jaw-dropping spectacle of the Maha Aarti.

The summer months (March-June) here are extremely hot & humid with temperatures reaching up to 36°C. Winter months (October-February) are cold and sunny with temperatures dipping to a low of 6°C, making them the best months to visit. Monsoon months (June-September) see a lot of rains accompanied by humidity.

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Lakshman Jhula

Rishikesh is not only about religious beliefs, ghats or temples; within this ancient city, you can also witness some of the architectural marvels and structures as well! One such structure, the Lakshman Jhula, which is also one of the not to be missed places to visit in Rishikesh, is a suspension bridge that connects Tehri and Pauri districts of Uttarakhand.

The existence of this bridge dates back to the age of Ramayana. According to the legends, Lakshman; brother of Lord Rama, crossed the holy Ganga River at this spot over a jute bridge. Centuries after this pious incident, a 284ft hanging bridge was built in the same spot by Rai Bahadur Surajmal Jhunjhunwala.

However, the bridge got washed away during the epidemic flood of 1924, and later, a pillar-less suspension bridge was erected at the same spot. The architecture brilliance of Lakshman Jhula and its proximity to several sacred places make it one of the most visited tourist places in Rishikesh.

Rafting In Rishikesh
Adventurers know Rishikesh as the land of river rafting as it is one of the most popular destinations for this activity anywhere in India. So if you are planning a trip to Rishikesh, make sure not to skip this adrenaline-pumping adventure of rafting through the blustery waters of River Ganga. As your raft glides along with the swift river, you will also have a chance to catch the undiluted charm of the Himalayan foothills.Three different stretches of the river, ranging from 9 km to 26 km, are open for rafting. These stretches feature grade 3, grade 4, and grade 5 rapids, so whether you are seeking hardcore adventure or you are a beginner, rafting in Rishikesh is ideal for all. To give a boost to your adrenaline rush, the rafting experience also offers opportunities for cliff jumping and body surfing.Highlights: Long stretches, various rapid grades, and beautiful scenery.Timings: 7 am to 10 pmPrice: INR 600 per person
Camping In Rishikesh
When you are in Rishikesh, there can be no adventure more fascinating than hiking in the foothills of the Himalayas and camping on the bank of River Ganga. A perfect combination of thrilling and rejuvenating experiences, camping and hiking in Rishikesh is a matchless treat for anyone seeking a holistic healing over the weekend. River Ganga is the major attraction in Rishikesh, and camping on the white sand by its blue water stream is surely going to have a soothing effect on your senses.To add some action and movement to the affair, Rishikesh gives you an opportunity to partake in river rafting and hiking. So if you are planning a quick getaway with your friends, nothing can beat the company of River Ganga and Shivaliks. Highlights: Riverside camping, river rafting, hiking, and picturesque surroundings.Price: INR 899 per person
Bungee Jumping Rishikesh
A highly popular tourist attraction in Rishikesh, Bungee Jumping is recommended for every adventure freak visiting the town. With a height of 83 metres, this makes for the highest bungee jumping platform in India. Stand on a platform built on a rocky cliff, soak up the majestic scenery of lush green forests and River Hall, muster the courage, and jump as your heart starts to thump loudly. Whether or not you have tried bungee jumping before, this exhilarating jump is a fantastic way to challenge your fear of heights. To make the adventure all the more memorable, get the jump recorded and post it on your social media profile to inspire your followers to try it out as well.Highlights: India’s highest bungee jumping, scenic location, and trained instructorsTimings: 9:30 am to 4 pmPrice: INR 3550 per person
Flying Fox Rishikesh
The sweeping views of the Himalayan foothills and River Ganga that you get to witness during the flight make the experience all the more enjoyable. Making you glide across the rope at a maximum speed of 160 kmph, this zip line is believed to be one of the best in the country. Set yourself free by taking a giant leap over the Ganges, feeling wind gushing past you as you rush towards the end of the rope.This nerve-wracking adventure promises to quench your thirst for a thrill with its daunting moments. Since the activity is organized by professionals and safety equipment is used, you may surrender all your senses to the action completely without having to bother about safety.Highlights: 1 km long zipline, experienced guides and trainers.Timings: 9 am to 2 pmPrice: INR 1542 per person.
Neer Garh Waterfall
The narrow stream of blue waters, surrounded by the lush foliage of Himalayan vegetation, Neer Garh Waterfall is a treat for any adventure or nature lover visiting Rishikesh. It is a sheer delight to watch the roaring stream making its way through steep rocks before plunging into a clear water pool. Apt for relaxation, meditation, and even landscape photography, this waterfall has to be one of the most spectacular places to see in Rishikesh.

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Which are the best places to visit in Rishikesh?

1. Lakshman Jhula: This famous landmark often makes it to postcard images of Rishikesh, that’s how synonymous it is not only to Rishikesh but the entire Uttarakhand. To mark the crossing of the Ganga by Lakshman on a jute bridge, a rope bridge was constructed in 1889.

This was later replaced by this 450-ft. long suspended iron bridge in 1930 connecting the 2 districts of Pauri and Tehri. It is quite a unique experience walking over the depths of the Ganges and enjoying panoramic views of the beautiful surroundings from over the waters. There are several beautiful temples & local bazaar around the bridge that are a must-visit.

Location: Tapovan, Rishikesh.
Timing: Open 24 hours.

2. Ram Jhula: The second of the twin bridges, Ram Jhula is the slightly lesser-known but a better architectural marvel than Lakshman Jhula. Constructed in 1986, this iconic structure spans for around 750 ft. over the River Ganges linking Swarg Ashram to Sivananda Ashram.

You can't but feel hypnotised by the crashing sounds of the river beneath, stupendous views of the mountains, and the cool misty breeze all around. Throughout the year the bridge and its surrounding areas, comprising numerous famous temples and markets, is abuzz with tourists from India and around the world making for a lovely sight.

Location: Muni ki Reti.
Timing: Open 24 hours.

3. Beatles Ashram: Initially founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi to teach the age-old practices of yoga and meditation, this ashram became world-famous with the visit of the English rock band ‘Beatles’ members in 1968 to learn mediation.

It was recently converted into a tourist attraction where one can enjoy soaking in the earthy architecture of the place and fun activities like bird watching, trekking, nature walks, etc. The entire place has beautiful graffiti and wall paintings made by visiting tourists making for a great photo-opp of this legendary place.

Location: Swargashram, Rishikesh.
Timing: Every day 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Price: Rs. 150 for Indians and Rs. 600 for foreign nationals.

4. Trayambakeshwar Temple: One of the most revered temples in the entire country, this 8th-century temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and is an important part of the Char Dham yatra. The beautiful temple is housed in a magnificent 13-storey building and is often referred to as ‘Terah Manzil Temple’.

It houses idols of numerous gods & goddesses like Hanuman, Kali, Durga, etc. with a Shivlinga on the topmost floor. The temple is a great place to spend some time in serene quietude broken only by the melodious tinkling of the bells. The compound offers great views of the Ganges and the sun setting over its waters.

Location: Near Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh.
Timing: Every day from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

5. Rishi Kund: One of the holiest spots in Rishikesh, Rishi Kund is said to have been blessed by River Yamuna, and Lord Ram is believed to have taken a dip here during his exile. Located at the foothills of lush green hills, the place has a beautiful ambience and is visited by thousands of people to take a dip here to pay obeisance to the gods.

It is amazing to see these hills and the Raghunath Temple reflect in the clear waters of the pond.

Location: Near Triveni Ghat.
Timing: Open 24-hours.

6. Little Buddha Cafe: No trip to Rishikesh is complete without visiting this organic and chic café that overlooks the Ganges River and mountains in the background. This is one of the best places in Rishikesh to lounge for hours while soaking in the beautiful views and experiencing the calming effect that it has on the visitors.

These views are accompanied by a superb range of comfort foods like chocolate pancakes, gourmet sandwiches, burgers, rustic pizzas, and hearty salads. It is especially known for its momos, Israeli food, coffees, and pies. It is visited by a lot of tourists for its vibrant and grungy ambience created by its thatched roof, wooden furniture, and colourful prayer flags fluttering in the huge windows.

Location: Near Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh.
Timing: Every day from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Price: A meal costs approximately Rs. 700 for two people.

7. Chotiwala Restaurant: A must-visit at Rishikesh, this iconic restaurant has been attracting commoners and celebrities since 1958. You hardly come across a rotund Brahmin who is heavily made up, rarely smiles but still makes for the best photo-opp in Rishikesh.

You can miss the infectious enthusiasm of children and even adults on seeing the Chotiwala seated on this throne-like chair. The food here is strictly vegetarian and comprises of South-Indian, Chinese, North-Indian dishes like vegetable steaks, sizzlers, chop suey, dosas, etc. It also serves Tandoori food, Royal Thalis, and decadent desserts.

Location: Near Ram Jhula, Rishikesh.
Timing: Every day from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Price: A meal costs approximately Rs. 500 for two people.

8. Parmarth Niketan Ashram: Get away from the daily hustle and escape into the calming ambience of this spiritual haven located at the Himalayan foothills on the banks of River Ganges. Parmarth Ashram, the largest ashram in Rishikesh, is visited by people from around the world interested in learning the ancient Indian heritage of yoga and spirituality.

The place offers courses in universal prayers, pranayama, stress management, Reiki, Ayurvedic treatments, and the world-famous Ganga Aarti. Either you can visit for a day to attend one of the daily sessions or stay on to attend courses that range from 5-29 days. The ashram also hosts the International Yoga festival each year in March.

Location: Near Main Market Road, Swarg Ashram, Ram Jhula, Rishikesh.
Timing: Every day from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.

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What are the best things to do in Rishikesh?

1. Ganga arti at Triveni Ghat: Seeing the Ganga arti at Triveni Ghat is a must do here. Every evening, between 6 to 7, river Ganga is worshipped in an auspicious way. Big lighted diyas are prepared and the pandits stand in line to do the arti. It’s a beautiful treat for the eyes.

2. River Rafting: 
For the adventure lovers, going river rafting is really exciting. The 36 kms stretch from 
Kaudiyala to Laxman Jhula is specially kept for River Rafting. The charges for river rafting keeps varying but it will be within Rs. 400 to Rs. 1300.

3. Parasailing and paragliding: 
Other adventurous sports are parasailing and paragliding. These should be avoided during the monsoon as it remains cloudy. You will be tied to an open parachute which is dragged by a boat below. You can fly.

4. Trekking: 
If you love to trek, Rishikesh is definitely your place. You can go trekking to the mountains with so much natural beauty. The best trekking routes are Kunjapuri trek and waterfall trek.

5. Rock climbing: 
It is pretty difficult in the beginning but once you have known the techniques, you will be addicted to it.

6. Mountain biking: 
The hilly areas around Rishikesh are perfect for mountain biking. If you love cycling, go for it. There are many companies which can lend you a bike and you are good to go.

7. Flying fox: 
In flying fox sport, you, along with two others will be harnessed to a rope about 7 meters above the ground. You will be sliding forward at a speed of about 150 km/hour. This has both age and weight limits. You must be above 12 years of age and your weight must be between 20 to 130 kgs.

8. Body surfing: 
You can try this while doing river rafting in Rishikesh. Let yourself free on the water and enjoy. 

9. Cliff jumping: 
This is one of the famous sports that can be done here as Rishikesh lies in the foothills of Himalayas which has a number of cliffs of various heights along with Ganga on the side. You can jump off the cliff and drive in to the holy water of Ganga.

10. Kayaking: 
You can go kayaking after being trained by the experts. You will be given a boat and you are all set to go.

11. Hot air ballooning: 
This is the best activity you can try in Rishikesh with your family as this has no age limitations. It is easy too. Hire one balloon and roam in the sky.

12. Camping: 
Those who are looking for a refuge from busy chaotic life, Camping in the laps of Ganges can save you. There are pre-established camps in Rishikesh which will make you feel relaxed and close to nature. 

13. Ayurvedic massage centres: 
You can get the best ayurvedic massages at Ayurvedic Bhavan and Himadri Ayurveda which will give you a “me-time” and inner peace.

14. Yoga and meditation: Rishikesh is the home of yoga and meditation. To improve mental health, you must give it a try.

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Where can I enjoy water sports activities in Rishikesh?

1. Brahmapuri, Marine Drive, and Kaudiyala for rafting: Rishikesh, the country’s rafting destination, has scores of amazing stretches along River Ganges that offer the thrill of rafting in rapids ranging from grades 1-6.

The rapids Brahmapuri are the mildest and suit people of all ages and even those who are inexperienced. Shivpuri and Marine Drive offer rapids of grade 2 & 3 that are considered to be intermediate. Kaudiyala stretch is the best for experienced rafters to enjoy rapids up to grade 5.

2. Brahmapuri for Cliff Jumping: Imagine jumping off from a height of around 40-50 ft. from a cliff into icy cold waters! This is one of the newest and the best adventure sports in Rishikesh that can be enjoyed at the lower end of the Brahmapuri stretch that’s located near Lakshman Jhula.

The spot has some of the best-carved cliffs that offer that perfect perch and jumping ledges. The rocks here have varying heights that are available as per the experience ranging from beginner, intermediate, and experienced.

3. Tapovan for Kayaking: An amazing watersport that’s a combination of one’s physical and mental strength, kayaking is best enjoyed at the Tapovan stretch. The spot is perfect for people of all skill levels ranging from beginner, intermediate, to advanced.

Not only will you enjoy the thrill of navigating the crashing waters, but this is also the best way to enjoy the scenic beauty up and close. Rishikesh has world-class professionals and the best of equipment and gear to make your kayaking experience fun as well as safe.

4. Neer Gaddu Waterfall for Rappelling: Taking the excitement of rappelling to another level, waterfall rappelling is one of the most exciting water sports to try in Rishikesh. Spiralling down the crashing waters of the waterfall as you cry to find your footing in the craggy rock faces is an unforgettable experience that everybody must try.

5. Brahmapuri for Body Surfing: Lying on the waves of the Ganges and letting them take you with their flow is an amazing experience that everyone must try. The thrill of the activity lies in lying on the water without a surfboard using just a pair of swim fins as you crawl freestyle, dive, and duck in the waters. This fun activity can be enjoyed alone or along with a group of friends.

6. Patna and Phool Chatti Falls for Waterfall Trekking: These are two of the best waterfalls in Rishikesh that are surrounded with amazingly beautiful and challenging treks. These trials will take you through lush forests, patches of flowers, small streams at varying gradients to finally reach the waterfalls. These waterfalls also have plunge pools that are great to enjoy a long dip to cool off after the trek.

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What are some famous yoga and meditation centres in Rishikesh?

1. Parmarth Niketan: Lying on the banks of Ganges River amidst lush forests and the largest ashram in Rishikesh, Parmarth Niketan is visited by pilgrims from around the world who want to attend intensive yoga & Pranayam courses, meditation & stress management sessions, Ganga Aarti, acupressure, reiki, etc.

The ashram offers more than 100 minimalistic rooms synonymous with ashram living yet equipped with modern amenities.

2. Swami Dayananda Ashram: Established in the 1960s by the internationally known Veda teacher Swami Dayanand Saraswati this is one of the most revered yoga centres in Rishikesh. It has a Ganga-facing yoga studio along with 3-year residential courses on Vedanta & Sanskrit and has a library with more than 5000 titles from Swamiji’s private collection.

It offers 150 rooms with 4-star facilities including nutritious meals, daily aarti, and chanting sessions, etc.

3. Phool Chatti Ashram: Set amidst acres of gardens, this 120-year-old ashram is visited by yoga practitioners from around the world for its programs like Mauna, meditation, laughter & hatha yoga, grounding dance, yogic cleansing, etc. that are conducted on secluded river banks.

It offers simple river-facing rooms with private bathrooms and attached balconies and nutritious organic food straight from its own farms.

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What are the famous pilgrimage sites in Rishikesh?

1. Triveni Ghat: The most revered ghats in Rishikesh, this is the confluence site of the 3 holy rivers of Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati. Pilgrims visit from all over the world to take a dip in the holy waters here and to see the Maha Aarti and the thousands of floating diyas and hypnotising chants and drum sounds.

2. Swarg Ashram: Built in the memory of Saint Vishudhanand, this ashram is not only a popular retreat for learning yoga and meditation but is also visited by thousands of people to attend the daily poojas & kirtans. There are several small temples and caves within the ashram that are a must-see.

3. Bharat Mandir: This is considered to be the most sacred Vishnu temple in not only Rishikesh but across the country and finds a mention in the Mahabharata. Established by Adi Shankaracharya in 789 AD, this temple houses the Shree Yantra and an ancient banyan tree and is famous for its architectural magnificence.

4. Muni ki Reti: Translating to ‘Sands of the sages’ this town is considered to be the place where the most revered saints used to meditate and the spot where King Bharat did penance. This is where the traditional ‘Char Dham’ yatra starts from and houses several famous ashrams and temples.

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What are the most famous markets of Rishikesh?

1. Rishikesh Main Market: Located at Triveni Ghat, this is one of the largest markets here and is a one-stop-shop for local handicrafts, attars, and clothes, accessories, etc. There are several snack shops here that serve the best Tibetan and Indian snacks in the entire Rishikesh.

2. Lakshman Jhula Market: Located close to the Jhula, this is the best market for picking up religious knick-knacks like idols & their accessories, oils, incense, books, mini temples, etc. You will also find quite a few shops selling local handicrafts and imitation jewellery.

3. Gole Market: This market is a must-visit for people looking for ethnic Indian clothes for summers and winters. You can also pick up colourful mirror-studded cloth umbrellas, bags, and jewellery here.

4. Ram Jhula Market: This market’s claim to fame is the Chotiwala Restaurant with the namesake iconic living symbol welcoming the guests. Besides this, the market is visited for its local spice shops, pooja knick-knacks, and imitation jewellery.

5. Garhwal Wool & Craft Shop: One of the oldest shops in Rishikesh, this is one of the best places to pick up authentic Garhwal wool clothes and knitted shawls, woollen footwear, caps, etc., this shop is a must-visit. This shop also sells a range of Indian and western wear and accessories.

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What is there to do in Rishikesh at night?

1. Attend the Maha Aarti: No trip to Rishikesh is complete without attending the magnificent Maha Aarti at Triveni Ghat. The entire spectacle of thousands of floating diyas twinkling in the river along with the reverberating sounds of the drums, bells, and the bhajan is nothing less than a hypnotic once-in-a-lifetime experience.

2. Catch a movie: One of the most fun things to do in Rishikesh is to catch a late-night movie. Rama Palace, the only theatre here, is a great place to do so amidst good crowds and great food.

3. Enjoy a Late-Night Coffee: What can be a better location to enjoy a late night brew than a café that overlooks the Ganges and silhouettes of the Himalayas in the background. Little Buddha Café is a great place that serves a huge range of coffees, savouries, and desserts and lets you hang out for hours on beanbags amidst great crowds.

4. Enjoy Night Camping: One of the best night experiences here is to camp under a million stars amidst the wilderness of Shivpuri. You can enjoy night forest trails, learn survival strategies, and enjoy a fun bonfire, barbecue, and music.

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What is Rishikesh known for?

Rishikesh is famous, not only in India but around the world, as the yoga capital of the world. The place with its numerous ancient ashrams and yoga studios has put not only yoga but ancient Indian Vedic studies, Ayurveda, astrology, etc. on the world map.

Besides, due to its location near the Ganges, it is also known for the range of adventure activities that it offers like rafting, kayaking, cliff jumping, etc.

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What is the best time to visit Rishikesh?

The best time to visit Rishikesh is during the winter months of November-February when the weather is cool enough for you to enjoy the beautiful outdoor and adventure activities. This is when the temperatures range between a pleasant 6-20° C. That's great to see the landmarks, markets, and experiences like the Ganga Arti, etc.

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Is Rishikesh safe at night?

Yes, absolutely! This religious and spiritual place is perfectly safe. Since it is visited by thousands of foreign nationals each year, the security arrangements are top-notch. There is ample police presence and all the public places have CCTV cameras installed.

Is there snowfall in Rishikesh?

No, due to its location at an altitude of around 1220 ft. at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas, Rishikesh never receives snowfall. The closest places to Rishikesh to enjoy snow are Auli and Mussoorie.

How many days are enough for Rishikesh?

Around 3 nights and 4 days are enough to enjoy this beautiful place. During this time you can visit several ancient temples here, landmarks like the twin Jhulas, and various ghats, etc. You can take an ashram tour and maybe attend a yoga session or two. Don’t miss to try rafting, visiting the scenic waterfalls here and trying out iconic restaurants like the Chotiwala.

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Why do foreigners visit Rishikesh?

Foreigners primarily visit Rishikesh to experience ancient Indian spirituality and practices like various forms of yoga, meditation, and rituals like satsangs and aartis.

All these practices are being increasingly adopted in the West to relax and cleanse one’s body and what’s a better place than the ‘Yoga capital of the world’ on the banks of the holy Ganga! Another reason is the world-class facility that the place offers for watersports like rafting and kayaking.

What should I buy in Rishikesh?

When in Rishikesh don’t miss picking up semi-precious stones, old coins, idols of gods & goddesses, sandalwood blocks, spiritual books, and incense sticks. Rishikesh is also a great place to buy herbs and like hill mint, asafoetida, etc. and squashes of wool apple, rhododendron, orange, etc.

Is there paragliding in Rishikesh?

Yes, you can paraglide at spots like Rajas Airfield, Mazari Grante, Doiwala. Rishikesh is known for its powered paragliding that lets you soar in the air with the help of a motorised parachute.

This is a great thrilling way to enjoy a new adventure sport as you soak in the scenic hillside beauty of the surroundings.

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How much does bungee jumping cost in Rishikesh?

The cost of a single jump costs between Rs. 3,000-3,500 per person in Rishikesh depending on the operator that you book with.

Is rafting open in Rishikesh in December?

Yes, rafting can be done here up till the mid of December. The weather is chilly and sunny that further accentuates the thrill and novelty of this amazing adventure sport.

What are the romantic places to visit in Rishikesh?

1. Lakshaman Jhula: Connecting Tehri and Pauri region of Uttarakhand, Lakshaman Jhula is an architectural marvel which crosses over the gushing river Ganga. Along with that you will also witness the distant beauty surrounding the place you are standing at.
2. Ram Jhula: Connecting Shivananda and Swarga Ashrama, Ram Jhula is the same as the other suspension bridge called Lakshaman Jhula. Besides, it gives you sweeping views and vibes which are totally different from there.
3. Triveni Ghat: One of the marvelous sights of India is Triveni Ghat at night when numerous priests light up huge diyas to serve the mother Ganga and the reflections of these lights in the water looks breathtaking.
4. Neer Garh Waterfall: Neer Garh waterfall is a treat to the eyes witnessing several streams of blue waters falling off a huge rock cliff into a massive water body.

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What are the best places to visit in Rishikesh with family?

1. Parmarth Niketan Ashram: Settled on the banks of the river Ganga, Parmarth Niketan Ashram is a scenic place to visit with your family. You can explore the traditional Ayurveda, yoga, and meditation in the lap of this age-old ashram.
2. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple: A brilliant architectural sight, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is settled in the Pauri Garhwal district. Shiva devotees from across the world visit this temple as it holds high importance among them.
3. Shivpuri: Also known as Abode of Lord Shiva, Shivpuri is a tranquil place nestled amidst the rugged beauty of Rishikesh. You must visit here to enjoy a great adventurous day experiencing thrilling activities like river rafting, rappelling, and much more.
4. Rajaji National Park: Amalgamation of three sanctuaries, Rajaji National Park is also a tiger reserve that houses various exotic flora and fauna to make your trip lively.

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