A tourist destination, brimming with natural blessings and spiritual connotations is Rishikesh, a very close tourist spot to Delhi. Those who come to Delhi, most often plan a trip to places near Delhi, like Rishikesh where adventure is not an unusual thing. The gushing river Ganges is the strong point of Rishikesh and there are hundreds of camping sites around the river along with the some magical forests with towering tree collections.
The city located in the foothills of Himalayas is known to the Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas. Travellers always have the option to visit various stunning hill stations near Delhi as the city being close by to many. The location is highly conducive for even meditation and peaceful reading as the nature itself acts as a serene space second to none in India. A famous white water rafting centre is Rishikesh along with multiple routes for backpackers to exhilarate. Rishikesh being easily accesible from Delhi, many tavellers visit Rishikesh from Delhi for rafting.
While here, you can visit different attractions like Lakshman Jhula- a suspension bridge with a length of 450 feet and located at a height of about 70 feet from the river, Neelakantha Mahadev Temple- a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva situated at a height of about 1675 meters from the ground, Rajaji National Park- one of the oldest ecosystems in India is in this park between the Shivalik ranges and the Indo-Gangetic Plains and many more.
Distance from Delhi to Rishikesh:
The driving distance from Delhi to Rishikesh is 230 kilometers. It will take around 5-6 hours of drive to reach this superb location from New Delhi.
Best time to visit:
Throughout the year
Triveni Ghat, Ram and Lakshman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Vashista Cave
River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Camping, Rappelling, Rock Climbing and Trekking