Located at the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River, Rishikesh is an amalgamation of modern and traditional world. While on one side there are amazing camps , trekking trails, dense forests, and awe-struck places to visit, waiting to be explored, on the other end there are numerous sacred spots for those who want to experience spiritual salvation. ‘The place of the sages’, Rishikesh is the starting point for the Hindu Char Dham pilgrimage, including Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Watch the glorious Ganga aarti, take part in the adventurous river rafting or Do Bungee jumping here or walk on the 450 feet long iron suspended bridges – Laxman and Ram Jhula. There are plenty of options for the best sightseeing tours in Rishikesh. The curated sightseeing tours offered by operators takes one to the must-visit locations within the stipulated days and ensure that travellers do not miss out on the stunning destinations hidden in this beautiful city. This place besides being a haven for adventure junkies who can do bungee jumping in Rishikesh is also a wonderful place to visit with families. The tour is incomplete without taking part in the pooja/ aarti offered at popular Triveni Ghat.
While Rishikesh can be visited round the year, the preferred season is from early March – April to the first week of May as the weather is suitable for sightseeing . With the best sightseeing tours in Rishikesh, travellers can opt for full day, half day to four-day sightseeing tours. Those who want to travel on their own can rent a scooty or a jeep. One can also hire an expert guide who will take you to the places as per your suggestions and can help you to explore the must things to do here. Spiritual lovers can hire a temple sightseeing guide to take you to famous attractions such as Swarg Niwas & Shri Trayanbakshwar Temple, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram and Neelkantha Mahadev Temple and explain the history behind these structures . When travelling with friends, opt for an enticing road trip and drive along the region brimming with breath-taking mountains and lush greenery.