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Amrani Homestay, Serenity Ixora Villa-1, ShriVyas Yoga Homestay, Ecoterra Homestay by The Ganges, Ayurpak Homestay, Raj Niketan Homestay, K-Farms Rishikesh Homestay,  Mahan Paradise Homestay, and many more

The concept of Homestays in Rishikesh has brought about a change in the local hospitality industry. It has not only made it much more convenient for the travelers to stay at a homely and budget-friendly location but has also provided a way to the homeowners to rent out their extra space.

Moreover, staying with locals provides travellers with a completely different experience, alongside allowing them to explore the true culture of the city. Moreover, most of the homestays in Rishikesh are situated along the Ganga, providing travellers with a unique and beautiful stay.

Rishikesh homestays are known for providing their guests with the best of comfort as well as services. Most of the homestays even provide their guests with car rental and bike rental services for the comfort of their guests. Also, most of the owners feel more than happy in helping their guests with their city exploration plans.

They are equipped with open kitchen and dining areas, providing the guests with a chance to cook on their own and keep like home. You can easily book a convenient homestay in Rishikesh, let it be for a family couple, solo traveller, or even a group, without any safety constraints.
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Hilltop Glamping Experience, Rishikesh | Staycation New
Hilltop Glamping Experience, Rishikesh | Staycation

2D/1N

Rishikesh

About the space and location:Check-in Time: 12:00 PMCheck-out Time: 11:00 AMLush rhododendron and deodar forests, towering Himalayan peaks and beautiful birds come together to call this place the “little Kashmir” - a quaint old town nestled in the beauteous terrains of the Kumaon mountains. The stay offers elegantly appointed luxury tent style cottages equipped with every comfort, each with a stunning view of the Panchachuli range, set in the silence of a verdant forest.About the cottages:7 luxurious tented cottages await your presence all laced with modern amenities and views of the mighty Himalayas. Each cottage offers a patio that is just perfect to sit and enjoy the view with a cup of hot beverage in hand or you can make it your workstation for the day. Fluffy beds and warm duvets make sure you get your best sleep at night, and hot showers offer natural water from up the mountains and spring ensure you feel refreshed and reinvigorated. Each cottage can accommodate upto 2 guests.About meals:Farm to table gourmet meals would never taste so delicious like they do here when the cool mountain breeze adds its magic to them. Made using fresh, local produce only, the meals will leave your soul satiated after every bite. While breakfast is included in the package, you can order piping hot meals from the in-house kitchen on an a-la-carte basis at an additional cost.About activities:- Spend some time at the magnificent Birthi falls, a 126 metre high waterfall, the perfect setting for a picnic lunchSuggested activities:- If you are a serious trekker, head out to the Milam glacier and the Nanda Devi base camp- For less arduous summits, there is the Khaliya top, one of the best treks in the area that is a pristine alpine meadow facing incredible views of the Nandadevi and Nandakot peaks at a lofty 11,500 feet- Soak your feet or take a dip in the natural sulphur hot spring at Madkot- Head to the Thamari Kund that is surrounded by paper trees and inhabited by musk deers, a sight for sore eyes- Do not miss the views from the Nanda Devi temple, a gentle walk from the retreat- The Kali temple at the Kalamuni top, perched at 9500 feet, also boasts of a fabulous peak front setting and the place also doubles up as a favourite skiing point in winter- For a quiet day, visit the quaint hamlet of Darkot that hosts the tribal antique museum to check out Munsiyari's famous hand woven carpets and Pashmina shawlsAbout access to common areas:Guests have access to the whole property and the nearby areas. About safety and hygiene:- The retreat has increased the frequency of cleaning public areas (including the lobby, doorknobs, common washrooms, etc.)- Hand gloves being used when carrying out cleaning work and when handling waste- The rooms and the entire stay is deep cleaned before every check in and post every check out- There are antibacterial hand sanitizers available throughout the property- Social distancing is maintained- Daily temperature monitoring of the staffAbout accessibility:The property is 217 KM from the Kathgodam Railway Station and 247 KM away from the Pantnagar Airport in Nainital. The picturesque drive to the stay just adds to the fun of being on a vacation. You would want to keep your camera handy for this.
Very Good

40 Ratings

3.0

40 Ratings

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INR 7,190

INR 5,990

Aloha on the Ganges, Rishikesh | Book @ Flat 40% off New
Aloha on the Ganges, Rishikesh | Book @ Flat 40% off

2D/1N

Rishikesh

Resort Location: RishikeshCheck-in time: 12:00 PMCheck-out time: 11:00 AM The exquisite resort in Rishikesh 'Aloha on the Ganges' is located right on the banks of the river Ganges close to the Laxman Jhulla, in a very serene and peaceful environment. The setting of the resort on the fast-flowing Ganges, surrounded by forested hills, is conducive to meditation and mind expansion.Aloha On The Ganges offers luxurious accommodation and rooms are well equipped with amenities such as coffee/tea maker, air conditioning/heating, in-room safe,luggage storage rack, flat-screen television with satellite channels, WiFi, iron and iron board (On Request).The retreat has increased the frequency of cleaning public areas (including the lobby, elevators, doorknobs, common washrooms, etc.) and continue to use hospital-grade disinfectants. There are more antibacterial hand sanitizers throughout the property.Vilasa Spa by Tattva offers authentic wellness rituals through Organic Spa therapies, Spa treatments, Mediation sessions, Yoga and signature Ayurvedic rituals to rejuvenate mind and body. Latitude is the specialty of Aloha On The Ganges, offering a wide choice of both International and Indian cuisine. The other dining option is Patio- the all fresco restaurant overlooking the Ganges River.In the evening, the breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing as sadhus (spiritual men), pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly Ganga Aarti can be enjoyed by the guest.Highlights Aloha On The Ganges:Nourish your skin with the spa session at the resort at a discount of flat 50% off.Enjoy mouth watering food at the Latitude - A multi-cuisine restaurant at a flat discount of 25%off. How to reach the Aloha On The Ganges Resort?The resort is situated at a distance of 225 KM from the capital city New Delhi and is easily accessible by the road. One can get numerous buses from Delhi to Rishikesh.
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

Starting from

INR 16,990

INR 10,194

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Nature Cottage Stay in Rishikesh New
Nature Cottage Stay in Rishikesh

2D/1N

Rishikesh

Location: RishikeshCheck-In Time: 12:00 PMCheck-out Time: 11:00 PMExperience living in the midst of nature but in a luxurious manner.Built over valleys and giving majestic views of the nature around, the stay has been completely constructed with natural amenities, quietly located in the valley and surrounded by centuries old Himalayan forests and undisturbed tranquility one can bond with, eluded from all kind of transformations made by the modernity get an experience to introspect oneself. Surrounded by forest greens and the Holy Ganga flowing below, this hideaway gives you an opportunity to be with yourself, read a book, listen to music, meditate, loosen the body with a bit of yoga.Stay offers wooden cottages. Close to nature, this peaceful retreat provides yoga lessons and Ayurvedic massage therapies at its spa. Although cottages are furnished simply, cottages are elegant and come with a Western-style en suite bathroom equipped with a running hot-water based on solar system. Each room comes with a room cooler and a wooden desk. One can enjoy the cool waters of the nearby waterfall, just 50 m from the site. Smack your lips with herbal organic dishes prepared in a North-Indian style. The stay offers many offbeat experiences that helps travelers to rejuvenate themselves. How to Reach: Stay is conveniently located in Rishikesh and is well connected with the roads, One can reach at site by public and private transport.
Superb

33 Ratings

4.0

33 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,549

INR 1,749

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Rafting Rock Climbing Rappelling and more in Rishikesh

4H

Rishikesh

Embark on a delightful journey to the adventure abode - Rishikesh - for a perfect dose of relaxation and thrill. Trek through the enchanting forests lined with alpines, raft against the mighty river rapids, ride the splashing waves while bodysurfing, and take a dive in the divine Ganges by jumping off the cliff. Not just this, we also have rock climbing and rappelling for you.This 3-hour long adventure package is the best way to break free from a mundane routine and explore the rocky cliffs, pristine forests and burbling waters in Rishikesh.
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0 Ratings

0.0

0 Ratings

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INR 950

INR 900

Himalayan Stay on Banks of Ganges New
Himalayan Stay on Banks of Ganges

2D/1N

Rishikesh

Location: RishikeshCheck-In Time: 2:00 PMCheck-out Time: 12:00 PMLocated in the foothills of Himalayas, the stay is surrounded by a mixed forest with the Ganga flowing past which gives magnificent and astounding views. The stay is perfect for the one who is looking to get connected or to closely live with nature. The stay provides Tranquility and Spirituality to the ones staying here. Surrounded by forest greens and the Holy Ganga flowing below, this hideaway gives you an opportunity to be with yourself, read a book, listen to music, meditate, loosen the body with a bit of yogaThe Stay offers accommodation, a restaurant, a shared lounge, a garden and a private beach area.There is a private bathroom with shower in all units, along with a hairdryer and free toiletries. The rooms are in natural stone, set in a forest surrounding, with cobbled pathways leading across. All rooms and cottages are spacious and comfortable with meshed doors and windows that make fresh mountain air engulf not just in rooms, but in one's senses too. A terrace is available on site and cycling can be enjoyed within close proximity of Himalayan Hideaway Lodge. The package includes a self guided nature walk to the river beach on the beach which is 2 km from the site. Further Stay includes a variety of activities that can be included on additional cost. Nature Walk - Just 2 kms away from Lodge is the Base Camp, which has the largest spread of pristine white sand beach on the banks of the river. Spend time swimming in the river, building castles in the sand, playing a game of football or just relaxing. Trekking/Hiking - The Lodge is at the foot of the Himalayan Range and makes an ideal base for a soft trek into the mountains. Accompanied by one of the villagers and your picnic hamper, you trek through the forest area, losing yourself to the quiet which surrounds you.Rafting - Raft for about 60 minutes and dis-embark, excited and drenched in it . The white, pristine beach and the River Ganga will certainly take your breath away Yoga session –Yoga is all about connecting the body and the mind physically, mentally and spiritually. While the best time to practice Yoga is early in the morning or in the evening, you can practice it any time, anywhere. It is as much a work out of the mind, as of the body. After a personalized consultation, your teacher will take you through a series of body and mind postures.How to Reach: Stay is conveniently located. Depending on one’s departure time, it is a comfortable 6 hours drive from Delhi (with a few rough patches in-between). One can reach the Stay from haridwar from 1.30 hours drive to the Stay. 
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 2,499

INR 1,999

White Tranquil Stay in Rishikesh | Staycation New
White Tranquil Stay in Rishikesh | Staycation

2D/1N

Rishikesh

About the space and location:Check-in Time: 12:00 PMCheck-out Time: 11:00 AMLocated near to the Rajaji National Park, this stay offers the perfect getaway where the day starts with the chirping of birds, afternoons are spent gazing at the golden deer and peacock that often come to visit here, and nights are spent under a star-studded sky and a bonfire. Bliss, isn't it? The luxury stay offers rooms that are laced with modern element, however, offer a beautiful glimpse of utmost greenery all around, bringing in immense peace.Spend your time outdoors soaking in stunning views of the forest and the mountains, explore the historic monuments and temples, indulge in adventure sports, or simply do nothing and have a lazy time on the terrace or the garden.About the rooms:The bedrooms here offer scenic views of the forest and the mountains that grant a piece of much-needed serenity. The house features 3 different types of rooms.- Double Room: This room features a balcony with garden and a lake view and can accommodate up to 3 guests. - King Room: This room features a balcony with garden and a mountain view and can accommodate up to 4 guests. - Family Room: This room features a balcony with garden and a mountain view and can accommodate up to 7 guests.All rooms come with plush beds, comfitable furniture, ensuite bathroom, and modern amenities.About meals:While breakfast is a part of the package, you can order lunch and dinner on an a-la-carte basis at an additional cost. Enjoy a farm to feast setup since all the meals are cooked using locally grown produce which means you get fresh and nutritious meals, each time.About activities:- Start your day early and practise yoga and meditation- Explore the outdoors with a leisure nature walk - Head out for a jungle safari at the Rajaji National Park (or prior request)- As the sun sets, enjoy a bonfire under a starry skySuggested activities:- Do not miss out on the Ganga Aarti in the evening while here- Enjoy adventure activities like river rafting, kayaking, flying fox, bungee jumping, cliff jumping, body surfing, trekking, rappelling, parasailing and paragliding, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, etc.- Indulge in Ayurvedic massages and treatments- Explore the Lakshman Jhula, Chilla Dam, Triveni Ghat, Beatles Ashram, temples, etc.About access to common areas:Guests have access to the entire property as well as the outdoorsAbout safety and hygiene:- The retreat has increased the frequency of cleaning public areas (including the lobby, doorknobs, common washrooms, etc.)- Hand gloves being used when carrying out cleaning work and when handling waste- The rooms and the entire stay is deep cleaned before every check-in and post every check-out- There are antibacterial hand sanitizers available throughout the property- Social distancing is maintained- Daily temperature monitoring of the staffAbout accessibility:The stay is around 30 KM from the Dehradun Airport, 13 KM from the Rishikesh Railway Station, and 14 KM from the Rishikesh Bus Stand. One can easily reach stay by taking any private taxi/ cab or any public transportation.
Superb

26 Ratings

4.0

26 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,250

INR 3,850

Riverview Luxury Stay at Tehri New
Riverview Luxury Stay at Tehri

2D/1N

Tehri

Check-in time: 12:00 PMCheck out time: 11:00 PMWith the backdrop of majestic Shivalik Range, and lush green surrounding a beautiful snowclad Himalayan range this charming stay overlooks Bhagirathi River and Koteshwar Dam. With lavish comfort, fine finishes, luxurious bathrooms, all modern amenities, the stay provides 2 Duplex Family Suites, 2 Family Suites, and 1 Executive Room. The Executive room comes with beds, an attached washroom, and a verandah overlooking the river. The 550 Sqft Family suite comes with beds, an attached washroom, a kitchenette, a private lawn, and a sitting area. The 810 Sqft Duplex Family Suite, specially designed for families have private balconies along with a king-size bed, a loft bed, a kitchenette, and an attached washroom. This stay is a destination to feel beyond senses where one can leave behind the stress of city life and just relax.Experiences offered:-At the stay, guests can just enjoy the divine silence of DEVBHOOMI overlooking the river with majestic Himalayan views.-Guests can laze around among the beautiful trees of Devdaar, Himalayan Oak/ Banjh, Pine, Rhododendron, a variety of fruit trees and flowers while the mind rejuvenates itself. -The beautiful location offers a lot for outdoor enthusiasts such as guests can take a walk along the riverside towards Koteshwar Dam or Tehri Dam with a view of lush green mountains and turquoise colour Bhagirathi River which instils peace into the soul and relax on the Tehri Dam viewpoint. -The Koteshwar Dam is a gravity dam on the Bhagirathi River. Guests can also go on a 1 km hike downhill to the Koteshwar Mahadev Temple and take a holy dip to rejuvenate body, mind, and soul. -Guests can also practise yoga by the river and reconnect with nature. -Guests can also escape to picturesque villages and discover local villages while enjoying hillside trekking and gentle relaxation.Later, guests can enjoy a delicious meal and spend time together with family/friends.How to reach:The stay is around 35 km from New Tehri and 72 km from Rishikesh. Both public and private transfers can be used to reach the stay.
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 8,500

INR 5,500

Explore Himalayas Resort, Rishikesh | Book Online & Save 11% New
Explore Himalayas Resort, Rishikesh | Book Online & Save 11%

2D/1N

Rishikesh

Check-in Time: 12:00 PMCheck-out Time: 10:00 AMWhy choose Explore Himalayas Resort with Thrillophilia:- Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Rishikesh and a guided Ganges Aarti tour - Indulge in white water rafting experience stretched for 10 km- Stay in a well-equipped and comfortable cottage overlooking the valleyExplore Himalayas is a resort situated on the foothills of Himalayas and with a walkable distance to the river Ganges. The property offers breathtaking views of the location and offers utmost comfort with all necessary amenities in well-furnished and spacious rooms. The washrooms come with a rain shower and a premium collection of toiletries.Rishikesh is a popular destination for adventure activities and this package offers an exclusive white water rafting experience that shall last for approx. 35 mins and for 10 KM with a trained professional. The guests shall be picked and dropped back to the resort for the same. The resort also offers a sightseeing tour where one can visit Lakshman Jhulla, Ram Jhula, Ganges Aarti at Parmath Niketan, and more in this lush and hilly paradise.The retreat has increased the frequency of cleaning public areas (including the lobby, doorknobs, common washrooms, etc.) and continues to use hospital-grade disinfectants. There are more antibacterial hand sanitizers available throughout the property. How to reach:The resort is at a distance of 28 km from Jolly Grant Airport and can be reached by a shared or a private car. The resort has free parking spaces.
Very Good

28 Ratings

3.0

28 Ratings

Starting from

INR 6,249

INR 4,999

Exotic Homestay in Gwaldham
Exotic Homestay in Gwaldham

2D/1N

Rishikesh

Enjoy your stay at SaffronStays' Tridiva.Gwaldham is a place truly explored by a very few. There are several places of spiritual interest such as Badhangari Temple, Gwaldam Naag, Angyari Mahadev, Machchi Taal, Buddha Temple to name a few. Gwaldham is also the starting points for treks to Roopkund Lake, Kuari Pass, and Nanda Devi Yatra.With stunning views of the Garhwal Himalayas and the Nanda Devi range, and a pleasant weather all year round, visiting this place marks a  memorable experience of your life.And what makes this experience even more worthwhile, is staying in this homestay.Perched on a hilltop in the village of Talwari, over 5,500 ft. in the Garhwal Himalayas, this property is a comfortable home offering spectacular views of the Nanda Devi Range through its large glass windows. There is a stone fire-place in the warm and comfortable living room with old wooden artefacts and geodes to gild it. The snow-capped Himalayan peaks are a treat to watch while waking up in one of the 3 spacious bedrooms.The area around Talwari is famous for bird watching and trekking. Spotting rare Himalayan birds and the majestic eagles soaring in the sky is as wonderful as they are.And as you get tired exploring the area around, come home to wonderful hospitality. The caretakers will cater to all your needs. The housekeeping will make sure that you are neat and tidy all the time, and the cook will cook you fresh and delicious Pahadi dishes.Meals can be availed at the home. The cook at SaffronStays Tridiva prepares fresh, home-cooked local meals such as delicious Pahadi Rajma, Aloo paranthas made using local potatoes which have a distinctive sweet flavour, steaming pakoras, pahadi meat curry among much else.Talwari is a good 8 hour drive from Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. For those who wish to make a break journey, there are several towns that intersect the path - beginning from the Spiritual Rishikesh, head towards Dev Prayag, a site of religious significance as the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda become the mighty Ganga. Follow the Alaknanda till Rudra Prayag, another point of confluence of the rivers Mandakini and Alaknanda, where the road points you towards Karn Prayag. As one clings to the Pindari river, which has it's source in Pindari Glaciers in the north-east of Uttarakhand, one hopes to finally stumble upon Talwari, on the way to the larger town of Gwaldham.MealsThe breakfast is complimentary. Other meals can be availed with additional cost.Vegetarian - Rs 400 per person, per meal.Non-vegetarian - Rs 500 per person, per meal.Fish and mutton preparations shall be charged extra, at certain costs which are payable in cash to the caretaker onsite. Check in: 1:00 PMCheck out: 10:00 AMSecurity Deposit: 4000/-Normal Capacity per room: 2Extra person allowed per room: 1Number of rooms: 3Total capacity: 9Note: Person above 12 years of age will be counted as an adult
Very Good

31 Ratings

3.0

31 Ratings

Starting from

INR 3,500

Riverside Stay in Rishikesh @ 25% off & Get 400 Cashback! Best Seller
Riverside Stay in Rishikesh @ 25% off & Get 400 Cashback!

2D/1N

Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a beautiful place to spend your weekend getaway or vacation in. The evening views of the city of Rishikesh as the river Ganges flows by is one of harmony. This resort right next to the River Heul is a great place to spend your time at.About The Activity:The resort is gifted with a number of great sights and features that make it a great choice for everyone who comes to Rishikesh. You get the River Heul flowing through the very steps of the resort. There is also a waterfall located at a distance of just 10 minutes from the resort. And the best part of this place has to be the breathtaking view of the hills of the Himalayas that you can get from here.The highlight of this resort stay has to be the River Rafting on the rapids of the Ganga River. Apart from that, the resort also has facilities to enjoy Volleyball, Badminton, Cricket, Football, Carrom, Chess, and Ludo.Stay:Stay in the rooms of the resort on a double, quad, or 6 sharing basis.Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are included in the package. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals are available at the site.How To Reach:The Resort is located at a distance of about 9 km from Lakshman Jhula.Note:Min 2 pax are required to book this activity.
Excellent

29 Ratings

5.0

29 Ratings

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INR 1,734

INR 1,300

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  1. What are the best homestays in Rishikesh?

    1. Amraai Homestay

    Situated close to the Ghats of Ganga, Amraai Homestay is idle for those who want to stay close to many sightseeing spots. Amraai, which literally translates to “a small garden of mango trees”, gets its name from its adjoining garden filled with mango trees. Equipped with all the necessary facilities, the six rooms at Amraai Homestay is a first pick.

    After a tiring day, enjoy a peaceful evening on the swing at their mango garden, the large balcony on their first floor or eating some delicious home-style meals. Alternatively, in your free time, spend some time in their common lounge with abundant access to all available books and music.

    Features of the Homestay: 
    AC Rooms with attached bathrooms, breakfast services, special in-room dining, free wi-fi access.
    Price: Rs 1300 onwards.
    Located: H.No.100, Near Old Bus stand, Opposite Ashoka Hotel, Haridwar Road, Rishikesh.
    Exclusive because: Close proximity to sites like Ganga River, Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Triveni Ghat, Asthapath

    2. Serenity Ixora Villa-1

    This two-room homestay offers luxury with some calm and serenity. Equipped with all the essential facilities, Ixora Villa -1 is idle for travellers who want to live in the midst of nature and greenery. The quaint peaceful ambience of the homestay helps guests take a break from the daily hustle-bustle of life and reconnect with themselves. Have meals on the private terrace or simply walk around the garden or roof for some beautiful view of the Himalayas.

    Features of the Homestay: 
    AC Rooms with attached bathrooms, on-site restaurant, wellness services like ayurvedic massages, private terrace.
    Price: Rs 1300 onwards.
    Located: No 110, Street No. 11, Devindra Vihar, Adjacent to DSB International School, Gumaniwala, 249203 Rishikesh.
    Exclusive because: They help arrange activities like white water rafting, cliff climbing, yoga and meditation classes.

    3.
     ShriVyas Yoga Homestay

    Situated away from the main city, ShriVyas Yoga homestay promises a peaceful and relaxed stay at the property. This homestay is a villa with three rooms that come with attached bathrooms and all basic amenities like AC, free toiletries and hairdryer. Witness lush greenery and some picturesque views during your stay here. This homestay is idle for those who want to practice yoga, meditate or simply rejuvenate themselves.

    You can either book a room or the entire villa subjected to availability. Both floors of the villa have access to a private terrace overlooking the national park.

    Features of the Homestay:
     AC Rooms with attached bathrooms, laundry services, safety deposit box, airport shuttle.
    Price: Rs 1800 onwards.
    Located: Ganga Barrage – Rishikesh, Plot 94/95. Nirmal block C, Vistapith, Rishikesh.
    Exclusive because: One of the only homestays in Rishikesh situated next to Rajaji National Park and close to Ganga river.

    4. Ecoterra Homestay by The Ganges

    Situated a few kilometers away from the main Rishikesh, Ecoterra Homestay is a lovely villa overlooking a beautiful green garden. The villa has exclusive facilities like airport transfer, rooms with balcony views.

    Located close to Suddha Anand Yogshala, stay at this Rishikesh homestay to experience a quiet life near the river. This homestay is also close to a few ashrams and eateries free for you to explore at your leisure.

    Features of the Homestay:
     Wellness facilities, rooms with attached bathrooms, parking.
    Price: Rs 3500 onwards.
    Located: C 19, Ganga Vatika II, Muni ki Reti, District Tehri Garhwal, Rishikesh.
    Exclusive because: Pets are allowed at this property, close to Omkarananda Ashram and Sivananda Ashram, hiking trail.

    5.Ayurpak Homestay

    If you want to experience the yogi life while eating healthy, simple food look no further than Ayurpark homestay. One of the many family-run homestays in Rishikesh, Ayurpak provides all the right elements necessary for the fulfilment of the soul. Run by three generations of the same family, Ayurpak promotes a holistic and spiritual style of living. This traditional homestay has big, spacious rooms with a beautiful lotus pond in its garden.

    It is closely located to many yoga centres and is idle for travellers looking to kick back and relax while practicing some yoga. You can also explore some traditional cultural practices during your stay here. The famous landmark of Rishikesh, Laxman Jhula, is also in close proximity of this property.

    Features of the Homestay:
     Wellness facilities, rooms with attached bathrooms, basic essentials, on-site dining.
    Price: Rs 900 onwards.
    Located: Tapovan Badrinath Road, Tapovan, Opposite Balak Nath Mandir, Rishikesh.
    Exclusive because: An on-site vegan-friendly, simple, satvik restaurant; they conduct activities like cooking and yoga classes.

    6. Raj Niketan Homestay

    Surrounded by Himalayan mountains, Raj Niketan homestay is a bed and breakfast with homestay situated away from city crowd. It is a five-bedroom villa, located around 600m away from Patanjali International Yoga Foundation.

    It is idle for travellers who want to take some time out of their busy schedules to read, write, relax and rejuvenate. In your free time, you can also practice yoga and meditation at the property. 
    It is a family-run homestay with the hosts staying on the ground floor of the same building. The homestay also helps with recommendations of best activities to do in and around the city.

    Features of the Homestay:
     Clean, big rooms; common kitchen, free wifi.
    Price: Rs 900 onwards.
    Located: Tapovan Near Yoga Padma Rishikesh, 249192 Rish?kesh.
    Exclusive because: Their own yoga hall, special bookings for group retreats.

    7. K-Farms Rishikesh Homestay

    Located close to famous Rishikesh sites, Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, K-farms is a quaint, family-friendly studio apartment in Rishikesh. It is a fully-furnished homestay with attached bathrooms and a shower.

    Some rooms of the property have an attached balcony with picturesque views. The guests also have access to a private entrance to their rooms. The hosts also provide special services like packed lunches, grocery shopping service, and customized diet menus.

    Features of the Homestay:
     Rooms with attached bathrooms, laundry, car hire.
    Price: Rs 1200 onwards.
    Located: A242, Jonk Road, Swarg Ashram, Beside Moksha Hotel, Rishikesh.
    Exclusive because: Allows pets, cars, and bicycles available on rent, special grocery shopping service.

  2. What are the best homestays in Rishikesh near Laxman Jhula?

    1. Mahan Paradise Homestay: This homestay in Rishikesh offers accommodation to its guests, connected with a balcony and an open terrace. Other facilities provided at the stay include free Wi-Fi, Air conditioning, TV with satellite channels, and a commonly shared lounge.

    2. Mountain View Homestay: All the rooms in this stay are equipped with air conditioners and a TV. All the rooms have a balcony to enjoy the outside view and are equipped with comfortable beddings. You can also avail of private parking near the homestay at an additional cost of INR 50/day.

    3. Govind Homestay: All the rooms at the stay have a fully facilitated bathroom with free toiletries. The terrace of the stay is also free for the guests to be used. You can also avail pick up and drop service at an additional price from and to the homestay. The location of the homestay is also serene and provides beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.

    4. Jashoda Guest House: Equipped with 24x7 Front Help Desk, a beautiful garden as well as free Wi-fi, this homestay is a favorite amongst the travelers. Also, the homestay provides its guests with a comfortable and completely equipped stay at the most minimal of the prices.

  3. Which are the best homestays in Rishikesh for family?

    1. Anantam Residency: This air-conditioned homestay provides its guests with a shared kitchen as well as a dining area. Families staying at the homestay can also indulge in cycling in the nearby area. The homestay also provides its guests with a vegetarian breakfast buffet.

    2. Amritsar Homestay: Situated only 600 meters away from the Laxman Jhula, this beautifully located homestay is a perfect getaway for small families. The surroundings of the homestay are scenically beautiful and the stay provides its guests with all the basic amenities to fulfill their daily needs.

    3. Harihar Niwas Homestay: This homestay provides its guests with family rooms as well as free Wi-Fi connectivity. It is also equipped with a fridge and a gas stove to be utilised by the guests for cooking and food storage. The stay has rooms that can easily accommodate all family sizes. Rooms are completely air-conditioned and have connected washrooms with each room.

    4. Krishna Homestay: The homestay offers its guests with a free private parking, free Wi-Fi as well as a small restaurant. Guests can also rent out bicycles from the homestay itself to explore the nearby attractions of Rishikesh. The host family resides on the ground floor and the first floor, consisting of 4 rooms is available for guests.

  4. What are the popular places or landmarks to book homestays in Rishikesh?

    Most of the homestays in Rishikesh are situated near the banks of the Ganga river. Some of the most popular places that you can look out for booking a homestay in include the areas near Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Tapovan, and Muni ki Reti.

  5. What is the price range of Homestays in Rishikesh?

    If you are planning to visit the city for a good number of days and you wish to save on stays, then opting for homestays will be a great pick as they are inexpensive. Ranging from INR 900 to 4000 here one can make a selection, as per their list of preferences. With homestays like Serenity Ixora Villa-1, Shri Vyas Yoga HomeStay, Ecoterra Homestay by The Ganges, Ayurpak Homestay and numerous one can opt for a choice they wish for.

  6. What are the luxury homestays in Rishikesh?

    1. Ecoterra Homestay: Known as one of the best-staying places in Rishikesh, the Ecoterra Homestay provides its guests with spacious rooms, free parking and internet, and several wellness facilities. Moreover, a few ashrams are also located somewhat near the resort, so, whenever you feel tensed or anxious, you can always go to these places to unwind yourself. 

    2. Atali Ganga: The beautiful homestay of Atali Ganga comes with spacious and well-equipped cottages, which offers an amazing panoramic view of the Ganges. Moreover, there is also an outdoor café available in the resort that provides lip-smacking Indian and Continental cuisines with an exotic sight of nature.

    3. Howard Sanctuary: Situated amidst the exuberant beauty of nature, the Howard Sanctuary comes with highly-embellished en-suite rooms and offers several wellness facilities to keep you stress-free. 

    4. Mahayana Resort & Spa: As the name suggests, the Mahayana Resort & Spa features an exotic spa location and offers a great dining opportunity while savoring the charm of nature through its in-house restaurant. 
  7. Which are the budget homestays in Rishikesh?

    1. Amraai Homestay: Are you thinking about staying in a place, which is situated in close proximity to most of the attractions of the city of Rishikesh? Then, the Amraai Homestay, with its spacious AC rooms with separate bathrooms, in-house eatery, and free Wi-Fi access, can be a perfect option for you. 

    2. ShriVyas Yoga Homestay: The ShriVyas Yoga Homestay offers high-end AC rooms, free laundry services, and an utterly relaxed staying experience only at a rate of 1,800 INR. 

    3. Serenity Ixora Villa: A two-room homestay equipped with almost all the must-have amenities, the Serenity Ixora Villa can be a perfect option for those who want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

    4. Ayurpak Homestay: Like the other Homestays in Rishikesh, the Ayurpak Homestay, too, comes with spacious rooms and offers various amenities to its guests. However, the factors, which prompt most first-time travelers to opt for this particular place, are its holistic style of living and close proximity to numerous yoga centers. 
  8. Which are the best homestays in Rishikesh for couples?

    1. Gungun Homestay: The stay has a terrace that is accessible by the guests. All the rooms have a balcony to soak in the beautiful view of Rishikesh. Twin sharing rooms are also available at the stay for couples, equipped with free Wi-Fi and a common dining area.

    2. Anjali Homestay: This homestay is a perfect find for couples and families looking for decent budget Rishikesh Homestays. Guests can also take part in the rooftop Yoga sessions organized by the owner on a daily basis. All the rooms are comfortably spacious and provide the guests with running hot water.

    3. The White House: All the rooms at the homestay have a completely equipped washroom with complimentary toiletries. The families staying at the house can also make use of the car rental service provided by the owner for guests to explore the city without any difficulty.

    4. Rishikesh Homestay: All the rooms are fitted with a Television. Guests can also avail of extra linens and towels from the accommodation at extra charges. Car rental, as well as bicycle rental, can also be availed from the stay itself for guests’ convenience.

  9. What kind of amenities do Rishikesh homestays provide?

    Some of the most common amenities that you will find in almost all the Rishikesh Homestays are as follows:

    -Air Conditioning
    -Toiletries
    -Car Rental Service
    -Bicycle Rental Service
    -Common Kitchen
    -Dining Area
    -Breakfast
    -Pickup-Drop Service
    -Television in each room.

    These are some of the most common amenities which are provided by most of the homestays in Rishikesh. However, guests are requested to confirm regarding the offered amenities before making their final booking.

  10. Can I make my own food in homestays at Rishikesh?

    Yes, Guests are free to use the kitchen and cook on their own in most of the homestays in Rishikesh. Moreover, most of them offer their guests with a completely packed common kitchen. Moreover, some of the Rishikesh homestays also facilitate their guests with a cook to fulfill their food cravings.

  11. Which is the best time to visit Rishikesh?

    Make a visit to the spiritual land in the month of September or October, as this is indeed the best time to tour the quaint town. If you are an adventure seeker and wish to taste the tinge of thrill, then you can witness the white water rafting in the icy-cold water of the Ganges in these months and later relax at the camps along the pristine river. Though one can visit this beautiful town anytime but in the monsoons, the water sports are shut down due to excess flow of water.

  12. Am I allowed to bring my pets?

    A majority of homestays do not allow pets along with guests. However, there are specific homestays in Rishikesh which are pet-friendly and happily welcome guests along with pets. It is highly recommended to confirm the same with the homestay before you finalize your booking to prevent last-minute problems.

  13. How many days are enough to visit Rishikesh?

    If you are planning to visit Rishikesh, then a span of two to three days is enough but if you wish to visit the city for more number of days then you can stay here, and explore the unexplored corners of the sacred land. In a period of two days, you can witness the prominent tourist destinations and give one entire day to adventures like rafting, camping, zip lining etc.

  14. What can I do in Rishikesh?

    Things to do in Rishikesh encircles witnessing the white water rafting, camping, bungee jumping, mountain biking, flying fox, cliff jumping and numerous other activities which make your body shackle with the thrill. Apart from these, here one can also enjoy Paragliding, hot air ballooning, and waterfall trekking. Once your craving of adrenaline rush is quenched, then you can embrace the beauty of the Ganga Aarti, which is an impeccable experience.

  15. What is Rishikesh Famous for?

    Famed for the aura of the region, this place exhibits an excellent blend of spirituality and freshness, as it is located close to the Ganges. Apart from this, Rishikesh is also popularly renowned as the yoga capital and houses a great number of Ashrams. If you wish to explore the holy side of the side of the city, then you can savour the true essence of ultimate spirituality at the Ganga Aarti which is held every day in the evening.