Best Homestays in Rishikesh - 2020 (Photos and 128 Reviews)

The city of Rishikesh sits on the banks of River Ganga and is close to another holy city, Haridwar. With some of the best homestays in Rishikesh to relax and chill, one can enjoy famous river rafting, yoga, and visit to the holy temples. These homestays are suitable for taking back home some beautiful memories of your stay. Irrespective of whether you are looking for some quiet time or some fun-filled activities, all homestays here have their own exclusive experiences.

Unlike hotels, the below mentioned Rishikesh homestays will let you live like a local during your stay in the city. They will take you away from the regular tourists crowding the city and will give you a chance to experience the city differently. All of the homestays have fully-furnished rooms with regular amenities like AC, attached bathrooms, food services, free wifi, and parking. They will provide you with comforts similar to that of your own home. On special request, many homestays can help you pick activities to do in the city based on your interests. They may also help arrange special tours for you to all the famous sites in and around the city, which is indeed a quality you can tick mark.

Popular Rishikesh Homestays Tour Packages

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Rishikesh Auli Package: 5 Days 6 Adventure, Awaits You 5D/4N ₹ 19890 5.0 star View Details
Rajaji National Park Safari with Camping 2D/1N ₹ 2500 4.0 star View Details
Kuari Pass Trekking, 2020 6D/5N ₹ 9800 5.0 star View Details
Biking, Hiking and Rafting in Mandakini and Alaknanda valley 5D/4N ₹ 15200 4.0 star View Details
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Rishikesh Auli Package: 5 Days 6 Adventure, Awaits You Best Seller
Rishikesh Auli Package: 5 Days 6 Adventure, Awaits You

5D/4N

Rishikesh

The package is available on all dates.Pickup and drop point: Haridwar Bus Stand/ Railway StationMulti-Adventure Package without Bungee Jumping: INR 19890/- ppMulti-Adventure Package with Bungee Jumping: INR 23500/- ppAsia Largest Cable Car Ride and Gorson Bugyal Trek are in operation on December and Skiing activity is in operation from January.Consumer can enjoy Flying fox and Giant swing too at an additional cost.About the Tour:Rishikesh is an adventure lover’s delight and when combined with Auli, it becomes a power package that no one can resist. Rishikesh is a wonderful land where a lot of different kinds of experiences are possible. From bungee jumping to mountain biking to body surfing to river rafting, there is a lot to enjoy here. You can add skiing to your tour at an additional price, it is not part of the default package. Add to this camping around bonfires in the midst of the majestic mountain scenery, and you have an experience which promises to be very memorable. Auli, India’s most famous skiing destination, is another great place to enjoy in Uttarakhand. The slopes of this place are one of a kind, and both beginners and professional skiers find a lot to do here.Enjoying the experience of Rishikesh and Auli together is best done through a good package which takes care of all the supernumerary details of the trip, leaving you to simply participate in the adventures and create lasting memories. This Rishikesh Auli tour package aims to do just that. It includes all the things that make a trip great- accommodation, food, transport and guides are all taken care of within this package.
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Rajaji National Park Safari with Camping Best Seller
Rajaji National Park Safari with Camping

2D/1N

Rishikesh

Nested in the beautiful Shivalik Ranges of the Himalayas in the Uttarakhand, Rajaji National Park is spread over a sprawling area of around 820 sq.km. Crowned amidst the Shivalik Ranges and the Indo – Gangetic Plains, delight in this amazing homestay in this slice of paradise.Key HighlightsThe package includes great campsite and warm welcome drink. Next 1 day of your life would be filled be excitement fun and joy.The package includes staying in Luxury cottages and Swiss Tents with attached washrooms on Twin and Triple sharing basis. Go on a jungle safari with our experienced crew and witness the wildlife of the region in its original state. Also go on a waterfall trek near to the campsite and enjoy the amazing marvel of nature.All meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in the package with tea and snacks. Enjoy the bonfire session with your friends and familyAdditional InformationCheck-in: 12:00 PMCheck-out: 12:00 PM (Next day)How to reach:The bus stand to campsite is about 25 kilometers away & the nearest railway station is about 23 kilometers away. Both public & private transport is available to commute to the campsite.Note: Minimum 4 people are required to book Jungle Safari
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Kuari Pass Trekking, 2020
Kuari Pass Trekking, 2020

6D/5N

Haridwar

About the Destinations: Discovered by Lord Curzon during the Bristish Raj in India, the Kuari Pass Trek in the Garhwal Himalayan Range originates from Joshimath in Chamoli. The hike to the Kuari Pass route is one of the most enthralling treks in this range and is known for the panoramic views and challenges it offers. From the pass, one can enjoy the captivating views of other scenic ranges like Kamet (7,756m), Trishul (7,120m), Chakhamba (7,128m), Nanda Devi (7,817) and its twin Nanda Devi East (7,434m). Also known as the 'Curzon Trail', this trail takes you through the confluence of several brooks, scenic Oak and Deodar forests, verdant meadows or ‘Bugyals’ and rhododendrons. On some occasion, you can also come across the footprints of the rare Himalayan Bear or Leopard. This snow-clad Kuari pass winter trek also takes one through other passes- the Vinayak Pass, Tali Top and the Kuari peak. As you are traversing through this Curzon trek, also get a chance to feast your eyes with one of the most mesmerizing snow skiing tourism destination in India, Auli, the best time to visit is in December and January. Temperature: December to March day time 11C to 4C and night -2C to -8C. Wind chill, freezing climate with snow fall.
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Biking, Hiking and Rafting in Mandakini and Alaknanda valley
Biking, Hiking and Rafting in Mandakini and Alaknanda valley

5D/4N

Haridwar

About the Destination: Treat yourself to a triple adventure of mountain biking trails, guided hiking tours and outdoor adventure rafting. All this takes place in surreal Uttarakhand which spills delights every step along the way. The state appears like the perfect canvas for rip-roaring activities with mesmeric beauty, dramatic varied landscape of lovely lakes, meandering rivers, high mountains and soaring sights of the mighty Himalayas.   Your fun journey commences with a drive through Mandakini Valley and holy towns of Rishikesh, Devprayag and Rudraprayag. Sleep well and arise to the sweet sounds of bird songs and the music of Mandakini River. The thrills include a visit to high altitude lake, Deoriatal whose mesmeric waters reflect the mighty Himalayan peak of Chaukhamba. Head to Chopta, considered as the Switzerland of India, it beckons with undulating meadows and sights of snow-capped mountains all around. Enjoy making way through charming mixed forest region, trek to Tungnath Temple the highest Shiva shrine in the world and to Chandrashila, the towering summit in Tungnath. The peak means 'Moon rock'. Legend has it, that this is the very place that Lord Rama meditated in after he defeated the demon-king Ravana. Also, lap up a thrilling ride of outdoor adventure rafting on the mystical river Ganga Duration of the tour: 4N/5D Temperature Range: Depending upon the season, temperature varies from  12 -20 degree Celsius, 20 - 25 degree Celsius, 10 – 15 degree Celsius,  3 – 5 degree Celsius Meal Types: Lunch is vegetarian and dinner would have a non-vegetarian dish Activities: Trekking, Mountain Biking, Rafting Difficulty Level: Moderate  Maximum Altitude: Chandrashilla peak - 4000 m
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Prashant Yadav Kuari Pass Trekking, 2020
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"this was one if the best experience of my life and in fact kuari pass trek prooved to be a lefe transforming trip fir me"
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The beauty of Auli will never fail to surprise you. Explored the beauty hassle free with best facilities. Thank You

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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. Which area has the largest number of Homestays in Rishikesh?

    The quaint little-sacred town is seated beautifully along the Ganges and is known for its spiritual aura. With an excellent count of homestays along the Ganges, the quarter hails out to a remarkable count of tourists every year. Of all the areas, Tapovan and Jonk road has the maximum number of homestays.

  3. 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.

  4. What facilities will I get in Rishikesh Homestays?

    The homestays are a plush of amenities, be it the hot water supply or round the clock service here one can find every little thing. Something which is a plus to these stays is that here one can savour lip-smacking delights which are prepared by the locals and also one can witness warm hospitality.

  5. Which homestays are near Rishikesh Ram Jhula?

    Marking its place in the prominent tourist sites in Rishikesh, here one can also live like a local at the homestays. With a wide range of homestays built near the Ram Jhula, the tourist traffic is on a constant hike. Stays like K-Farms Rishikesh Homestay, High view cottage, Vashishth guest house, and various others cater to everything a vacationer needs and are located close to Ram Jhula.

  6. Can I make my own food in Homestays in Rishikesh?

    Well, the answer is Yes but some of the homestays don’t provide this facility while others do. At these comfortable accommodations, you can feel like home and cook your own food or just access the kitchen and complete basic errands which are necessary.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.