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  • Rishikesh Resorts

    Aloha On The Ganges, Anand Spa, Aranyam River Retreat, Glasshouse, Him River Resort,Raga on the Ganges, Royale Rainbow Resort, Himalayas Resort, Elephant Brook Resort, Alpine Nature Resorts, V Resorts, Ganga Beach Resort,Junglee Resort, Lakshman Jhula Divine Resort and numerous others which are brimming with world-class services.

    Rishikesh is the ultimate travel destination for every kind of traveller, what’s best than complementing it with one of the best resorts in Rishikesh who lives by the aim of customer satisfaction.

    Location being draped with nature, the resorts focus on bringing it as close to you as possible by giving you spacious balconies and large terraces in the comfort of the cosy suites designed especially for you. 
    Further, you will find all kinds of amenities required for an impeccable stay.

    Moreover, they serve you with a wide variety of exquisite food freshly made in their kitchen. To further adorn your stay, the Rishikesh resorts provide you with some privileges like swimming pool, yoga, spa, adventurous activities and a lot more so that a perfect flawless stay of yours could be ensured. And you can get all these facilities without burning a hole in your pocket.

  • 01Aloha On The Ganges Resort

    This is one of those top resorts in Rishikesh that can be called as the perfect blend of luxury, comfort, spirituality and tranquillity! Seated on the banks of the holy Ganges and within the radius of the Lakshman Jhula, this holiday abode boasts of its pleasant, serene and salubrious ambience.

    Away from the rush of city life, this resort proves to be an ideal getaway for almost all the classes of travellers. A class in providing luxury and comfort, Aloha on the Ganges offers various stay options to its visitors; Deluxe Room, Ganges Suite, Premium Apartment and Beach Tents. Irrespective of the stay types you opt for, a pleasant stay along with amazing views and delightful experience is guaranteed.

    For the tiring souls, Aloha also offers a wide range of Ayurvedic and spa therapies that are crafted to relax and detoxify the mind. Other offerings of this holiday resort include a multi-cuisine restaurant, an alfresco dining restaurant and an in-house bakery.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Yoga Session, Morning Havan, Temple Visits, Waterfall Picnic Lunch & Nature Walk. Hot/Cold Water Service, Minibar, Tea/Coffee Maker, LED TV, Mineral Water & Newspaper, Steam Room, In Room Safe, Bathrobes, Bedroom Slippers & Wi-Fi Service, Iron Box, Campfire, Yoga Mats, Wardrobes & Luggage Storage Rack

    Address:
     National Highway 58, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192

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  • 02Ananda Spa Resort

    This resort needs no introduction; its name and location says almost everything about it! Tucked away in the lap of the Himalayas, cossetted by picturesque forests and overlooking the holy Ganga River, Ananda Spa is a paradise for those who seek peace of mind amidst the nature. One of the wonderful resorts in Rishikesh that helps you rediscover yourself, it is more than just a holiday resort!

    Serene and tranquil, it offers a high-quality living experience to its visitors. On a whole, it offers 70 different rooms to the visitors; rooms are further divided into Palace View, Garden View, Valley View and Premium View. Each of the categories has their own specialities, set of amenities and services. However, irrespective of the type you opt for, luxury and comfort, astounding views, dedicated service and warm hospitality are guaranteed!

    Adding more to the delight of Ananda Spa, there are its wonderful dining options. The restaurant here serves delicious foods that can easily make your taste buds greedier and crave for more! For the tiring souls, the resort offers a delightful range of spa therapies, ayurvedic massages, yoga, meditation and several other rejuvenating experiences.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Spa, Healing Experiences, Vedanta Classes & Ayurvedic Therapies, Wi-Fi Service, Phone, TV, DVD Player, Digital Safe & AC/Heating, Mini Bar, Tea/Coffee Maker, Daily Newspaper, Bathrobes & Bathroom Slippers, Dental Kit, Shaving Kit, Iron, Emergency Light, Hot Water Bag & Mosquito Repellent

    Address: 
    The Palace Estate, Narendra Nagar Tehri - Garhwal, Narendra Nagar, Uttarakhand 249175

  • 03Aranyam River Retreat Resort

    For the wildlife lovers, Aranyam River Retreat proves to be an ultimate resorts near Rishikesh to encounter the lush and opulent beauty of nature's wilderness! Nestled amidst the thick and evergreen canopies of Rajaji National Park on the banks of the gurgling Hyule River, this holiday home in Rishikesh can be called as the gateway to the wilderness of the region!

    Enjoying around 450ft of waterfront, this resort offers comfortable rooms and safari tents to its visitors. A machaan or treehouse that allows you extend your gazing limit and witness the opulent beauty of the surroundings, makes for an amazing experience and it is one of the best 
    riverside resorts in Rishikesh.

    During your stay in Aranyam River Retreat, you can also embark on a wildlife safari and delve deep into the Rajaji National Park; take these safaris and get a chance to spot the beasts in their natural habitats.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Wildlife Safari, Bird Watching, River Rafting, Yoga & Meditation, Golf, Croquet, Pool, Sightseeing, Therapeutic Massage & Music, Treehouse, LED TV, DTH Connection, Balcony, Split AC & Luggage Rack.

    Address: 
    Sinduri, Uttarakhand 249304

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  • 04Glasshouse on The Ganges Resort

    Image Credit : Nimrana Hotels (Glass House on Ganges)

    One of the very few retreats that has established its roots on the rich and diverse history of Rishikesh, Glasshouse on the Ganges is a must visit resort. Sharing its location with the turning point of the Ganges; where this holy river takes a turn and flows towards north, this resort is nestled amidst aromatic and verdant fruit orchards and it is the best resorts near Rishikesh.

    Not only with the untouched beauty around, but it also keeps you enchanted with its delightful services. Deluxe Suites, Grand Rooms and Tents within this resort offers you the utmost luxury, comfort and peace. Moreover, as these rooms come with added amenities and several other services, stay in them always become a memorable experience!

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Temple Visits, Open Air Dining, Social Gathering Space & Spa, Private Balcony, Sit Out Places, Modern Bathroom & Conference Facilities

    Address: 
    Near 23rd Milestone, Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Tehri Garhwal District, Gular Dogi, Uttarakhand 249303

  • 05Him River Resort

    A venture run by some of the locals and highly trained professionals, Him River Resort in Rishikesh is a true paradise for the visitors. Located beside a gurgling rivulet, it sprawls along a large expanse of scenic land that is bestowed with thick greeneries and other marvel of nature.

    Offering a myriad range of things to do and rustic stay options in clay cottages, it promises you a quaint and memorable holiday experience. The cottages here are laced with facilities like 14-hours electricity, running water and always keep you close to the Mother Nature. Also, as it is surrounded by fascinating mountains, it makes for an ultimate adventure destination in Rishikesh.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Cycling, Nature Walk, Body Surfing, Sunbathing, Star Gazing, Yoga & Meditation, Barbeque, Bonfire, Sit-out Places, Running Water & Buffet Meals

    Address: 
    Near Phoolchatti Ashram, Neelkanth Mandir Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249302

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  • 06Raga on the Ganges Resort

    Image Credit : Amritara Resorts

    For a perfect holiday amidst the captivating hills and mountains, evergreen pastures and lush forests, you must head towards Raga on the Ganges. An exquisite offering of the Amrita Private Hideaways, this is one of the resorts near Rishikesh that offers you amazing opportunities to witness, enjoy and discover the allurement of nature along with a range of activities and things to do.

    Like most of the getaways in or within the limits of this pious city, Raga on the Ganges also makes it for a luxurious and extremely comfortable stay. Rooms within the resort offer kaleidoscopic views of the holy Ganges and the towering Shivalik Range; attach bath, elegantly crafted furniture and modern amenities make it for an exciting stay here.

    Be it the rejuvenation of your body or mind, it proves to be one of the ideal Rishikesh resorts that will keep you enchanted all through your stay. While the Teertha Spa within the resort will help you seek mental peace and relaxation, its fine and delicious dining options will keep your taste buds pampered in the best possible ways.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Spa, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Hydro Therapies, Steam Bath & Yoga, Lounge Area, LCD TV, Hot/Cold Showers, Direct Dial & American Twin Beds

    Address: 
    35th, Milestone, Devprayag Road, Village-Singthali, Post Byasi, Dist Tehri Garwhal, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192

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  • 07Royale Rainbow Resort

    During your Rishikesh trip, visit the Royale Rainbow Resort and get pleasantly lost within its amicable atmosphere! A perfect place to unwind and relax with family, friends and others, this holiday resort is located within the scenic forest on the banks of the Heul River. Due to the pristine, yet enthralling location, it also makes it for a top resorts in Rishikesh 

    Spreading over 3 acres of pictorial land, Royale Rainbow offers you a stay close to nature and its opulent beauty. The river flowing nearby, the lofty hills and mountains around this holiday home makes it one of the most beautiful places to visit in the entire vicinity.

    Adding more, there are the Swiss tents that are seated amidst mango groves and dense thickets. The tents are also equipped with facilities like attached washrooms, geyser, charging point and art fittings.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Volleyball, Football, Cricket, Badminton, Air Safari & Bonfire, Paintball, Flying Fox, Bungee Jumping, Giant Swing, Jeep Safari & Biking, Attach Washroom, Hot Water Service, Plasma TV, Mineral Water & Doctor On Call

    Address: 
    Uttarakhand, Tapovan Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249301

  • 08Explore Himalayas Resort

    Image Credit : Petals Hotel

    Located within a close proximity to destinations like Rishikesh and Haridwar, Explore Himalayas Resort is nestled gracefully amidst scenic and evergreen forests. Laced with almost all the modern amenities and facilities, this holiday home offers a unique charm of the woods along with the sanctity that exists here.

    While the well-appointed rooms and cottages within the resort takes care of your luxury and comfort, its heart-warming services, hospitality and facilities will add more to your holiday. Rooms are well furnished with all the basic or required furniture and offers pictorial views of the nearby hills and mountains.

    No matter you are travelling with family members, friends or your colleagues, Explore Himalayas Resort will never allow any dull moment to your vacation! Also, its multi-cuisine restaurant that serves flavoursome delicacies will keep you pampered all through your stay and it is the best 
    resort in Rishikesh near river.

    Activities and Amenities: Beach Camping, Yoga, House Keeping, LCD TV, Bathrobes, Working Desk & Parking Space

    Address: 
    Haridwar Rishikesh Badrinath Road, Shivpuri Range, Uttarakhand 249192

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  • 09Elephant Brook Resort

    Although Rishikesh has a bundle of resorts, this one is charmed by the gracious beauty of the Shivalik Ranges and the gurgling Hyuel River, Elephant Brook Resort is known for its striking location and heart-warming ambience. Away from the busy city-life, this holiday escapade is among those resorts in Rishikesh that offers a noise-free atmosphere; the only audible sound here is of nature!

    While the colourful gardens and spacious lawns within the resort urges you to enjoy and appreciate the meticulous beauty of nature, its hassle free stay options will make you feel comfortable throughout your stay. All the deluxe cottages and Swiss tents within Elephant Brook Resort are decked with almost all the necessary amenities and facilities.

    Keeping the essence of the 'Yoga Capital' or Rishikesh alive, the resort also offers several yoga programmes. During the stay, you can also indulge in several ayurvedic therapies and detoxify your body and seek mental peace within the resort.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Cycling, Nature Walks, Bonfire, Camping, Indoor & Outdoor Games, Open Movie Theatre, Yoga Hall, Ayurvedic Spa & Vegetarian Meals, Airport Drop and Pickup, Conference Facility, Projector & Audio-Visual Equipment

    Address: 
    Main Shilogi Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201

  • 10Alpine Nature Resorts

    One of the not to be missed resorts in Rishikesh, Alpine Nature Resort is the abode of peace and tranquillity! With its dedicated customer service, delightful hospitality and exciting services, this holiday resort has carved its fame and reputation among all the other Rishikesh resorts.

    Whether you are planning for a family trip, fun outing with friends or a corporate outbound, Alpine Nature Resort is the place you should head towards! The well-furnished and luxurious tents that come with twin beds, a table, floor coverings and other basic amenities allows you to live amidst nature and have a tryst with it.

    Adding more to the charm of the resort, there is an array of activities that will keep you engulfed with unlimited fun and excitement during your stay here.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Elephant Ride, Rock Climbing, Bird Watching, Yoga & Meditation, Tent Says, Tea, Snacks, Bonfire, Corporate Training, Time Management Classes & Team Building Activities

    Address: Haridwar Rishikesh Badrinath Rd, Amkholi, Uttarakhand 246173

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  • 11Rishikesh Valley Resort

    Fun, adventure, thrill and excitement alongside the opulent beauty of nature; all these in one place! Yes, in the resort called Rishikesh Valley, you will get to experience the real essence of holidaying in a pious land that is also known for its thrill quotient and scenic beauty.

    Tucked away amidst verdant forests in the lap of the Himalayas, this secluded holiday getaway is one of its own kind! Entirely built with natural materials, the resort, with its warm and lively hospitality, will make you feel home away from home. During your stay here, you will be accommodated in cottages that are made up of wood, clay, grass and mud. Private bathrooms, chair, table, mosquito nets and other such amenities within these huts ensure total comfort.

    Maintaining its unique charm, Rishikesh Valley also conducts several workshops that will surely bring you closer to the Mother Nature. Some of these workshop programmes are meant to enhance your reflexes with the help of yoga and meditation. Others include photography workshops by expert photographers.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Gardening, Bonfire, Yoga, Health Spa, Ayurvedic Therapies & Meditation, Storage Space, Fans, Hot Water Buckets, English Styled Bathrooms, Veranda & Furniture

    Address: 
     Kunja puri trek road village dhaul soot, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192

  • 12V Resorts

    One of the main tourist attractions in Rishikesh, Rajaji National Park is known for its fascinating range of wildlife and captivating beauty! Located in this park, the V Resorts is another delightful attractions that curate some of the best and memorable moments of your vacation. Only 20-30 minutes away from Rishikesh and Haridwar, this resort is also among the very few Rishikesh resorts within the park.

    The pride of the jungle, this holiday retreat offers around 16 different rooms that offer astounding views of the surroundings; some of these rooms are decked with their private balconies. Morning here begins with the harmonious hymns of the forests and the rest of the day is adorned by the unique charm and warmth of the jungles.

    If you yearn for some more, you can make it to the spa within V Resorts and help yourself relax and get rejuvenated in the steam room or take a refreshing sauna bath. Fun, excitement and revelry in this retreat reach further with its delicious range of foods that are prepared with locally produced herbs and spices; taste, freshness and flavour are guaranteed during your stay!

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Yoga, Bird Watching, Dart Games, Pool Table, Table Tennis & Board Games, Karaoke System, Lawns, Kid's Zone, Slides, See-Saw & Swing, Private Balcony, Tea/Coffee Maker, Maggi Maker, Cell Phone, Writing Table & TV, Wi-Fi Service, Conference Room, White Boards & Other Board Room Facilities

    Address: 
    Gauhari Range, Haridwar- Rishikesh Highway, Kharakmaf, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249306

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  • 13Ganga Beach Resort

    Image Credit : Just Dial

    Acclaimed as one of the best resorts in Rishikesh, Ganga Beach Resort truly justifies its name and fame! Nestled amidst lush and scenic greeneries; around 3km from the main city limits, this holiday resort, with its warm hospitality and charm ensures that every moment spent here becomes memorable and brings you closer to the beauty and splendour of this holy city!

    Standing intact with the essence and vibes of Rishikesh, this retreat uplifts a surreal and pleasant ambience for its patrons. Be it with the living rooms or the other facilities within here, everything speaks out volume about the sanctity and sacredness of the city.

    Rooms here; Deluxe, Cottages, Executive, Luxury Executive, Family Cottage, Royal and Suite, offer amazing views of the holy Ganges and are perfectly balanced to keep you close to the nature. Necessary amenities and facilities within the rooms make them ideal for a pleasant stay that can hardly be forgotten!

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Spa, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Multi Cuisine Restaurant & Steam Bath, Room Service, Cable TV, Internet Facility, Refrigerator & Wake-up Service, Welcome Drink, Fruit Basket, Tea/Coffee Maker & Mineral Water, Conference Hall, Yoga Hall, Movies on Demand, Billiards & Table Tennis

    Address: 
    Shesdhara, Tapovan, Laxman Jhula Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201

  • 14Junglee Resort

    Around 17km from the city limits, Junglee Resorts is yet another name in the list of the best wildlife resorts near Rishikesh. Tucked away 10km inside the Rajaji National Park, it offers the most enchanting experience of the nature and its wilderness! Owing to the thick canopy of greeneries around, it serves as a primal destination for those who seek fun and excitement through the fascinating beauty of nature and get charged up by the different sounds of the wild!

    Offering a total of 8 rooms; out of which few are a wooden cottage and the rest are made up of bricks, the resort spreads from a flat land and extends till the top of a nearby hill. While staying in here, you will get ample of opportunities to encounter and witness the magical beauty of the national park and its majestic dwellers; make sure, you don't roam around the vicinity without the proper consent or guidance of the resort members!

    In addition to all these, Junglee Resort also knows how to keep the guest contended by serving lip-smacking delicacies. Foods are purely organic and are prepared in local style; foods are mainly prepared according to Indian and Continental cuisines. On top of these, options to have food in the open balconies simply makes the meal much more delicious and satisfactory.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Bonfire, Open Gypsy Safari, Cricket, Volleyball, Badminton, Table Tennis, Tambola, Chess & Carom, Wildlife Movie, Yoga, Meditation, LED TV & Satellite Channels

    Address: 
     Haridwar Rishikesh Chila Canal Road, Near Village Kaudia, Vindhyavasini Temple, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201

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  • 15Lakshman Jhula Divine Resort

    All your desires for a blissful holiday in one of the wonderful resorts in Rishikesh will come to an end in the Lakshman Jhula Divine Resort! Seated graciously in the lap of the Himalayas, it overlooks the holy Ganges and creates an ideal ambience that contributes to a memorable holiday experience. The gurgling waters, pleasant breeze, evergreen outlook and the openness of the resort; everything is so fresh and captivating here!

    Be it on a family vacation, adventure holiday, leisure escapade or during a corporate outing, this homely resort always allows its guest to enjoy its luxurious stay options, exciting activities, warm hospitality and services. Expert chefs and cooks within this holiday abode promises you an extremely delicious experience.

    Its multi-cuisine restaurant serves amazing North/South Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines; an open air terrace restaurant within Lakshman Jhula Divine Resort is another add-on to enhance the taste of your foods!

    Activities and Amenities:
     Excursions & Spa, Room Service, Laundry, Power Backup, Running Hot/Cold Water & Travel Desk, TV, AC/Heating Rooms, Railway Station/Airport Pickup & Drop

    Address: 
    Near Church, Laxman Jhula Road, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137

  • 16The Grand Shiva Spa & Resort

    An ideal place to have a tryst with the nature, The Grand Shiva Resort is an ultimate destination to break free from the grip of the society and relax within the bosom of the nature! Only 30 minutes away from Rishikesh, this holiday paradise is located in the Shivpuri and spreads across scenic hills and lush forests and it comes under the best resorts in Shivpuri Rishikesh.

    Be it adventure, leisure, corporate getaways or a social gathering, this resort plays a perfect host to all kind of events and functions. Stay option in here includes Deluxe Rooms, Elite Deluxe Rooms and Executive Suite Rooms. All the rooms are tastefully decorated with comfortable beds, private baths, exquisite paintings and other required amenities.

    For the foodies too, The Grand Shiva proves to be a paradise! Serving a delicious range of foods including Indian, Chinese and Continental, it keeps its visitors soaked with taste and flavour. The retreat also offers several relaxing ayurvedic spa therapies and body massages that will help you attaining peace of mind.

    Activities and Amenities:
     Beach Volleyball, Swimming Pool, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurvedic Spa, Picnic Facility & Bonfire, Bar, Conference Facilities, Laundry Service, STD/ISD Facility, Wi-Fi & Room Service

    Address: 
    Shivpuri, Uttarakhand 249192

  • 17Kanatal Resort & Spa

    Along with a pleasant stay, Kanatal Resort in Rishikesh also helps you in restoring the peace of your body, mind and soul! Serving its guest with utmost sincerity and hospitality, this amazing escapade is the perfect blend of nature mixed with the comforts of life. Though counted as one of the newest names in the list of resorts in Rishikesh, it has by now gained enough popularity among the tourists.

    Keeping the essence of the nature alive, it offers 34 rooms that are further categorised according to their amenities and facilities. Offering astounding views of the nearby hills and mountains, these rooms will make you feel home away from home with their warm and delightful offerings. For the peace and tranquillity seekers, Kanatal Resort offers a spa called Rasayana and several ayurvedic therapies, massages and wellness programme.

    The resort also concentrates on how to make its patrons carve for more! In order to achieve this, it offers a range of delicious cuisines starting from Indian, Chinese, Continental and Tandoori. Taste, quality, hygiene and customer's satisfaction is the top priority of Kanatal resort.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Excursions, Hydrotherapies, Video Games, Play Station, Pool & Table Tennis, Coffee Lounge, Gym, Conference Room, Bar & Spa

    Address: 
    11 Km Stone, Chamba Mussoorie Road, Kanatal, Uttarakhand 249145

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  • 18Tehri Club and Resorts

    The allurement of the snow-covered peaks, charm of the azure sky and the vibrant shades come altogether in the Tehri Club and Resorts! Located around 65km from Rishikesh and 90km from Haridwar, this resort is the lap of the Garhwal Himalayas is a true delight for the guests.

    Guarded by soaring mountains and adorned by the evergreen forests, it offers a total of three types of rooms: Super Deluxe, Deluxe and Family Suite. All the rooms are authentically designed and is decorated with elegant furniture. Adding more to the charm and delight of staying in Tehri Club and Resorts, there is a Wide range of amenities, elegantly polished wooden floorings and detailed interiors.

    A restaurant and bar called 'The Leo Bar' within the resort will serve as your gastronomic companion during your stay. Mastered by expert chefs and efficient bartenders, it serves a wide range of delicious foods and your drinks that will make your taste buds yearn for more and more and known as the best 
    resorts near rishikesh.

    Activities and Amenities: Archery, Gym, Table Tennis, Pool, Carom, Chess, Electronic Games & Children Park, LCD TV, Hot/Cold Water Facility, Filtered Drinking Water, Refrigerator & Laundry Service

    Address: 
    new near Hanuman Mandir, Badshahi Taul, Road, Rishikesh - New Tehri Road,, Chamba, Uttarakhand 249001

  • 19Second Life Resort

    An eco-friendly hideout nestled on the banks of the Huel River, Second Life Resort bears the unique charm of being a village resort. Surrounded by never-ending fields, it is one such destination that offers you an amazing experience of nature, wildlife and the lofty Himalayas and it is the best resorts in Rishikesh.

    While the bamboo cottages, eco and Swiss tents complete its rustic charm and appeal, the luxury suites and executive rooms within the resort offers a pleasant stay. Keeping in mind about the luxury and comfort of the guests, all these stay options are tastefully designed and have attached western toilets, round the clock power back-up and other required facilities.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Bird Watching, Cricket, Carom, Chess, Tambola, Frisbee, Yoga & Meditation, Mineral Water, Campfire, Dance with Light Music, Internet Facility & Parking Space

    Address: 
    Village Jogiana,Mahadevsain, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304

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  • 20Himalayan Hideaway Resort

    Visit this wonderful resort and feel the tranquillity that exists in its every bits! Calm and serene, every corner of the Himalayan Hideaway evokes a sense of spirituality, devotion towards the nature and helps you to relax right in the lap of Mother Nature. One of the best known resorts in Rishikesh, it is nestled amidst thick and dense forests, captivating hills, mountains and alluring riverfronts.

    Hidden away from the bustling crowd of the city, this resort ensures a salubrious ambience by maintaining a pleasant ambience with its heart-warming services and facilities. With only 8 rooms, it encourages a pleasant stay amidst the nature; moreover, the lesser number of room ensure a minimal crowd and allows you to enjoy the sweet melodies of the nature without any external disturbance!

    Starting from the morning to the evening, the resort serves a delicious range of foods to its patrons. The unique Indian and Continental flavour in the food along with the option to enjoy meals beside the river or in the open dining area makes it for a true gastronomic sojourn in Himalayan Hideaway.

    Activities and Amenities: 
    Yoga, Meditation, Beach Activities, Meals By the Rapids, Room Service, Private Sit Out & Spa, Garden, Fire Pits, Balcony, Running Hot/Cold Water, Intercom & Lounge

    Address: 
    Village Kalthar, Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, Shivpuri, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201


Adventure in Rishikesh

Camping in Rishikesh

Rafting in Rishikesh

Attractions

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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.

Also check the detailed guide of rafting through the Ganges !
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Ram Jhula

Another architectural marvel in the yoga capital of India, Ram Jhula is an important landmark of the city and is also one of the sought after Rishikesh tourist places. Located only 3km from the heart of the city, this 450ft suspension bridge connects the banks of the Ganges with Shivananda and Swarga ashrams at both of its end.

Also known as the 'Shivananda Jhula', this magnificent bridge was built during the late 80s by the regional government; the contribution of Shivananda Ashram Divine Life Society is very significant in the construction of Ram Jhula. Like the Lakshman Jhula, it was also once a jute bridge and serves as an important name in the list of places to visit in Rishikesh.

While crossing the bridge, you can enjoy the panoramic views of the Ganges and for the nature photographers, it serves as an ideal destination to click some amazing pictures!
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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 pm

Price: INR 600 per person

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Parmarth Niketan Ashram

Parmarth Niketan Ashram, located in the lap of the verdant Himalayas, along the banks of the Ganges, is one of the most popular ashrams in Rishikesh. The ashram specialises in traditional ayurvedic practice treatment, yoga, meditation and various other natural healing techniques. The ashram was founded in 1942 by Pujya Swami Shukdevanandji Maharaj. With over 1000 rooms, lush gardens, clean and pure ambience, the ashram provides a calm and serene refuge to devotees and patients alike. 

The ashram keeps its doors open for people of all religions, gender, caste, class and nationalities. The ashram is the home to a 14-feet statue of Lord Shiva that has been placed along the river bank. The divine or holy tree, Kalpavriksha, also boosts the sense of spirituality on the ashram campus.  

Various activities of the ashram include different healing yogas, universal prayers and meditation classes, kirtan, daily satsang, spiritual talks and seminars among other events. The ashram with its various activities aims to help people connect with their inner self and rejuvenate their senses. During your stay at the ashram, you can feel being associated with the peaceful surrounding of the ashram as well as nature.

Location: Rishikesh, Pauri district, Uttarakhand, India

Timings: The ashram remains open every day from 7am to 8pm. 

Price: Entry is free to the ashram. Rs 800 for basic rooms. Rs 1200 or Rs 1500 for rooms with air conditioning and a view of mountains and rivers

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Triveni Ghat

Situated on the banks of the holy Ganges, Triveni Ghat is among the most magnetic places to visit in Rishikesh. The confluence point of three of the most sacred rivers in Hindu mythology: Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswathi, this ghat is considered as the most pious among all the other ghats within the vicinity.

According to the legends, the water of this ghat has the magical power of purifying one's heart and soul, and make it free from all the sins. Devotes from every corner of the country throngs Triveni Ghat and takes a dip with utmost devotion and faith. Come morning, you can witness them offering milk to the river, performing 'Surya Namaskar' and feeding the fishes around the ghat. By evening, this auspicious ghat turns into a riot of colours as it is time of the 'Maha Aarti' or the aarti to Mother Ganga.

Priest and the devotees perform several rituals during this sacred event, and offers lamps clad with flowers and incense stick to the Goddess as mark of their gratitude and devotion. The melodious hymns of the temple bells and the shanks can be heard everywhere, and the entire vicinity turns into a plethora of colour during this time. The peace and devotion that exists during the aarti makes Triveni Ghar one of the must visit Rishikesh tourist places.
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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

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Beatles Ashram

Most of your teenage or college days might have passes admiring the songs of the favourite band called 'Beatles', but do you know your favourite band once visited a quaint ashram in Rishikesh to attend a special meditation programme? Yes, it was in the year 1968, the entire group of Beatle flew down to India to meet a saint called Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and practice some advanced meditation programme under his flagship.

Following this phenomenal visit, the ashram gained instant popularity and was named as the 'Beatles Ashram'; the visit also made it one of the renowned places to visit in Rishikesh. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, though the ashram was abandoned in 1997, the complex buildings and the stone-huts can still be found standing strong in their place. It is one of the very few places in Rishikesh that are pretty tough to find.

According to the recent plans of the regional government, the ashram will soon reopen as a museum that will showcase its delightful history and contribution to the society. To add more, one should know that the span of time Beatles group stayed in this ashram, is considered as one of the most productive periods for the band!
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Gita Bhavan

Another not to be missed places to visit in Rishikesh, Gita Bhawan is also located on the banks of the Ganga River and is adorned by the enchanting charm of the Himalayas. Comprising of a large complex, it serves as an institute where a devotee can learn about Hinduism to a large extent along with participating in many religious and cultural events as well.

The institute offers free food, stay and education to the pilgrims. People living within the bhawan participates in daily prayers and sadhana along with mediation and other necessary activities. Visitors to Gita Bhawan can also participate in all the activities and can also enjoy pure-vegetarian meals and other facilities at a minimal price.

It also offers free boat rides and has a dispensary that offers free ayurvedic treatments and medicines made according to the religious scriptures with the holy water from the Ganges. With ample of meditation places and bathing ghats, it offers a pleasant and soothing ambience to indulge in Ganga dip and other religious activities.
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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 instructors

Timings: 9:30 am to 4 pm

Price: INR 3550 per person

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Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

One of the not to be missed places to visit near Rishikesh, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is around 32km from the city limits and is located at a height of 1,330m above the sea level in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. Among all the temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple holds a major prominence among the devotees.

Tucked between the pictorial valleys of Manikot, Brahmakot and Vishnukot, the heart-warming surrounding of this sacred temple owes to its popularity among all the Rishikesh tourist places. With Lord Shiva, who is also known as 'Neelkanth' or the 'Blue Throated One' as the main deity, the peak of the temple is adorned with sculptures of both the Gods and the Asuras.

It is said that during 'samudramanthan'; or while both the Gods and Asuras were churning out the ocean bed to obtain the holy 'amrita' or the 'nectar of immortality, Lord Shiva drank the poison that evolved from the sea. This turned his throat blue, and thus he was named as Neelkanth, and is worshipped in this temple in the form of a 'shivalinga'. Devotees visit this sacred temple throughout the day and takes a bath in the natural spring in the main complex before offering puja to the main deity.
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Shivpuri

This “Abode of Lord Shiva”, so pristine, serene and filled with adventure, is a mecca for river rafting in India. Located 20kms from Rishikesh on the banks of River Ganga, the tranquil town of Shivpuri beams with life, laughter, adventure and nature’s bountiful thrills.

River rafting is not only thrilling but also extremely picturesque with the white rapids below, lush dense forest on either side and a view of the spectacular mountains in the distance making Shivpuri one of the favourite tourist places to visit in Rishikesh.

While river rafting down the Ganges right up to Ramjhula Rishikesh for around 16 km of toss and turn and skipped heartbeats, you can witness the famous river rapids like Return to Sender, Roller Coaster, Tea Off, Golf Course, Clubhouse, Cash flow, Initiation, Double Trouble, and Hilton.

While you’re here and need more adventure you can also try your hand or rather heart at other adrenaline packed activities like Body Surfing, Cliff Jumping and Rock Climbing.

You can indulge yourself in other activities like Jungle Walks, Beach Camping, Mountaineering and Jungle Trekking. A day trek to the beautiful Neer Waterfall followed by campfire and roast veggies by the beach is the perfect end to a day.

Among other experiences, Shivpuri is the place for all those on the lookout for peace and rejuvenation. During your stay in Shivpuri, you will have the opportunity of learning the techniques of yoga and meditation. You can enjoy early morning yoga and relaxation sessions at Yoga Camps or even at the sacred Shiva Temples.

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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 pm

Price: INR 1542 per person.

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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. In order to reach the cascade, one has to indulge in a short trek that has a length of approximately 1 km which is a bonus in itself. Once you reach here, you can lower yourself into the pool and let the pure mountain water heal your body and soul, washing away your fatigue.

Location: Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, 5 km from Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh

Timings: 8 am to 6 pm

Height of the Waterfall: 25 feet

Best Time to visit: September to March

Entry Fee: INR 30 per person

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Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park is both a national park as well as a tiger reserve which ranks high amongst the Places to see in Haridwar. The park was created by the amalgamation of 3 sanctuaries- Rajaji, Motichur and Chilla. The park is located in the Shivalik range of Himalayas and spreads over 820kms. 


The park is famous for its 600 elephants, 250 leopards, and 11 tigers along with other animals, who have been kept in the natural forest environment. It has now become the second tiger reserve of Uttarakhand after Corbet.

Location -Ansari Road, Mohand Range, Dehradun

Timing- 6 am to 9 am &  3 pm to 6 pm. Visitors booking a full day safari can wait at the rest house inside the forest.

Best Time to Visit - Park remains open from 15th November to 15th June. Park is closed during the monsoon season.      

Entry Fee - Rs. 150 per head for 3 hours visit. Gypse rate for 3 hrs safari trip is Rs. 2100 and vehicle entry is Rs.250 per vehicle with Indians and Rs. 500 per vehicle with foreigners. The guide cost is Rs. 600 for general guide and Rs.1000-1500 for experience in wildlife.

History of Rajaji National Park



The Rajaji National Park initially started as three separate national parks in Uttarakhand. The pre-existing natural abundance of the area, along with its thriving community of wildlife, flora and fauna and its idyllic weather served as the perfect premise for the establishment of these national parks.

In 1964, a stretch of the Dehradun Forest spanning 90 square kilometres was declared as the Motichur wildlife sanctuary. The Rajaji Wildlife sanctuary had existed since 1948 and the Chilla sanctuary since 1977 in Shivalik and Lansdowne respectively.

In 1983, these three parks were combined to form the Rajaji National Park as it stands today, which covers an area of over 820 square kilometres. In April 2015, Rajaji National Park received the status of a tiger reserve, making it the second reserve for tigers in Uttarakhand.

It remains one of the most picturesque and well-maintained national parks in the country. The government decided to name the park after one of the most renowned freedom fighters of the country- C. Rajagopalachari, who was known as Rajaji.

After playing a pivotal role in fighting for India’s independence, he was also the last Governor-General of post-independence India. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna for his services to the nation.
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Swarga Ashram

Nestled amidst Lakshman Jhula and Rishikesh on the left bank of the Ganges and the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, the ambience that exists in Swarga Ashram is truly heavenly! While the picturesque surroundings of the ashram contributes much to its tranquil atmosphere, the devotion and spirituality that exists here makes it a paradise for those who seek mental peace and tranquillity!

The epicentre of yoga and meditation within the Garhwal gateway, it is among the most scenic and pleasant places to visit in Rishikesh. Established by Swami Atma Prakash, it can also be called as the home of the homeless, the abode of the needy and a place to relinquish the mind from all the miseries of the society. It offers living spaces to more than 100 people along with offering them free food and other kitchen facilities. A library in Swarga Ashram offers free education on religion and culture to the visitors.

It also has a hospital that offers free treatment to all the saints, pilgrims and others alike. You can reach this divine ashram either by a boat ride through the holy Ganges or by crossing the Ram Jhula. The ashram also has several shopping complexes that sells religious commodities, cultural books, ayurvedic shops, eateries and lot more.
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Kunjapuri Temple Trekking

Kunjapuri is positioned at a height of 1645 meters and lends a panoramic sight of the Himalayan peaks to the North and Rishikesh, Haridwar and the Doon valley to the South. Kunjapuri Temple trek is very much famous for trekking in rishikesh. Travelling towards Gangotri, about 6 kilometers from Narendra Nagar the road bifurcates at Hindola Khal, leading to the shrine, which is 5 kilometers further.

Being a main religious place, 1000s of visitors come throughout the year especially throughout 'Navratras' (April and October). Grand Celebrations are held during the Dussehra festival.One can witness excellent sunrise or sun set on the Greater Hiamalayan Peaks and the vast Indo Gangetic plains.

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