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  • When it’s about rafting nothing can be a better option than Rishikesh if you are in India. With a number of Rishikesh rafting packages from Delhi people are flocking to this destination for some adventure. If you are a Delhite I am sure you will be rushing to Rishikesh for that perfect adventure. Just couples of streams on the world have the persona of the Ganges, the living mother Goddess of the India. Rafting on its water is something which will be a lifetime experience.

    Get a chance to explore and enjoy while you break the waves of the water. A picturesque beauty in the Himalayan landscape, Rishikesh is engulfed by green hills on three sides with a placid Ganga making her way through it. Apart from every bit of this holy city being considered sacred, Rishikesh has proven itself as a magnificent spot for whitewater rafting. A memorable rafting experience here is sure to transport you into a world of euphoria.

    Rafting in Rishikesh is all about conquering the ferociously moving rapids not meant for the weak-hearted. This modest holy city has acquired the befitting title of India’s river rafting capital because of its unique route over the Ganges waters. Some of the most prominent rapids you are bound to cross are the Three Blind Mice, Crossfire, Return to Sender, Roller Coaster and Golf Course.  There are also additional recreational activities you can indulge in such as body surfing, cliff jumping, kayaking, beach volleyball, or a simple hike in the afternoon post your rafting session.

    Evenings comprise of a cosy bonfire, a savoury barbeque dinner and a comfortable camping experience under the star-lit sky. Head out for this amazing adventure to this destination and pump up your adrenaline while you try this exhilarating activity.


    Here are some Rishikesh rafting packages from Delhi:

  • 01Rafting, Camping and Hiking in Rishikesh

    Rafting, Camping and Hiking in Rishikesh
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    • Ganesh
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      Ganesh
    Rishikesh is a small town near the holy city of Haridwar, famous for being a spiritual getaway and a hub for adventure sports like white water rafting, cliff diving, rock climbing and many other such heart-pumping activities. But the one thing that it is the most famous for is the white water rafting on the rapids of the river Ganga. Rishikesh is the country's best spot for rafting, and if you throw in the excitement of camping at one of the sandy beaches in Rishikesh, then this trip becomes an unbeatable one. 
    About the activity: 

    • Enjoy a rendezvous with the thrill and charm of Rishikesh.
    • Join the revelry with enthralling activities like hiking, trekking, and other fun-filled games.
    • Spend 2 days and 1 night in a jungle camp and explore the pristine beauty of nature.
    • Charge up your adrenaline while on adventure quest besides the gurgling rivers and dense forests.
    • Enjoy all the beauties and shades of nature in their full glories.
    *Note- The activity has two variants, namely Rafting with Camping, and simply camping
  • 02River Rafting in Rishikesh For 2 Days

    River Rafting in Rishikesh For 2 Days
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    • lRishikesh
    • NNNNN33 ratings
    • DEEPAK VERMA
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      DEEPAK VERMA
    About the Activity:
    • Rishikesh and rafting are twins with unbreakable bonding between each other. The spiritually enhanced city has the genuine sets of adventurous rapids to make any adventure lover's tour unforgettable.
    • Check this 2 day camping and rafting package that offers you maximum fun and the moments of utmost thrill on the tricky yet beautiful rapids of the mighty Ganges.
    • Once you arrive in Rishikesh early morning, check in to your camps and relax. Later, with all the equipment set right, head out to beat those rapids hidden.
    • In the evening, gather near the bonfire, share your experience, indulge in some fun games and sports and relax till it is late night.
    • The next day, proceed to explore the mystic city beautified by the reverberating hill tops and glittering Ganga Ghats.
    • The package includes food, accommodation in tents and maximum fun.
    • There are two types of variants, 1) tented accommodation with common bathroom and 2) tented accommodation with attached bathroom.

  • 03Camping and Rafting in Rishikesh

    Camping and Rafting in Rishikesh
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lRishikesh
    • NNNNN49 ratings
    • Santosh
      Supplier
      Santosh
    About the activity: 

    • Join the fun and excitement of camping in Rishikesh. Check in at 10 AM and check out at 11 AM.
    • Enjoy camping in a jungle camp while being surrounded by the untouched nature.
    • Explore the outdoors and get acquainted with the magical beauty of Uttarakhand.
    • Camp beside the gurgling river, amidst dense forests and indulge in an array of exciting games and activities.
    • Enjoy rafting under the guidance of expert rafters, sleep under the starlit sky and make your holiday wonderful.
    • This is a 2 day 1 night tour.
  • 04Rafting with Red Chilli Adventure (with Safety Kayaker)

    Rafting with Red Chilli Adventure (with Safety Kayaker)
    • h3 Hours
    • lRishikesh
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    • Ganesh
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      Ganesh
    • Whether a beginner or an expert, visit Rishikesh for the best rafting adventure.
    • Enjoy 3 hours of cruising strenuous rapids in the Ganga River.
    • Showcase your manoeuvring skills while rafting with Red Chilli Adventure.
    • Feel the waves crashing against your face and charge up your adrenaline.

    Duration: 2hrs for 9km

                    3 hours for 16Km. 

                    5hrs for 26km

    Difficulty Level: Moderate.


    Rafting will not be operational or the camps from 30th June - 15th Sept'16

  • 05Rishikesh Daredevil Tour: Rafting and Bungee Jumping Combo

    Rishikesh Daredevil Tour: Rafting and Bungee Jumping Combo
    • d3 Daysn2 Nights
    • lRishikesh
    • NNNNN31 ratings
    • DEEPAK VERMA
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      DEEPAK VERMA
    Departure Date: 1st and 10th March
                                Apart from this we can conduct on any date in case of a group of more then 4 pax.

    Pickup and drop point: Haridwar Bus Stand/ Railway Station

    About the Tour : 

    Rishikesh is Uttarakhand’s adventure hub and enjoying it to the best possible extent is easily possible with a comprehensive Rishikesh tour package. This package aims to provide you with a carefully curated adventure experience that reveals the best of the area to you. From adrenaline pumping adventure sports to beautiful panoramic views, this tour offers it all. During the course of 3 days and 2 nights, you will have indulged in a variety of thrilling activities and enjoyed a magical experience camping in the mountains of Uttarakhand.

    The first two days of the tour will be spent in adventure activities that Rishikesh is popular for. There will be river rafting and bungee jumping, with mountain biking thrown in for good measure. Bonfires and night time chats over tea will also be a part of the experience. The third day will offer you the opportunity to explore the regions around Rishikesh before you head back home loaded with souvenirs and fun filled memories.

  • 06Weekend Adventure Trip to Rishikesh

    Weekend Adventure Trip to Rishikesh
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    • Ishank
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      Ishank
    About the Activity:
    Fixed departure: 16th September, 21st October, 18th November and 23rd December
    • It is a good opportunity coming to you in the form of adventure activity package in Rishikesh for 3 days. Choose this package to indulge in an incomparable set of rafting and other adrenaline pumping activities.
    • One rafting session will cover 16 KMs, letting you relish in the beautiful landscapes and wonderful exhibits of mother earth.
    • The location is quite pristine and suitable for other activities such as rock climbing, rappelling, waterfall treks and nature walks.
    • The package includes food, accommodation and transportation from Delhi to Rishikesh and return.
  • 07White Water Rafting on the Ganges

    White Water Rafting on the Ganges
    • h3 Hours
    • lRishikesh
    • NNNNN29 ratings
    • DEEPAK VERMA
      Supplier
      DEEPAK VERMA
    About the Activity:
    • Mark your calendar and flee to Rishikesh for an enthralling 3 hours adventure expedition.
    • Get briefed about activities like rafting, kayaking and rappelling from experienced guides.
    • Once familiar with all the tips and tricks, plunge into the rafts and begin with the fun and thrill.
    • Continue challenging the strenuous waves and cruise through the silent water for around 2-2.5 hours.
    • Try cliff jumping in the middle of river Ganga.
    • Timings: Between 08:00AM – 06:30PM.
  • 085 Days / 4 Nights Alaknanda River Rafting Expedition, 2018

    5 Days / 4 Nights Alaknanda River Rafting Expedition, 2018
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    • lHaridwar
    • NNNNN286 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 3713222
    • 13,500
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    About the Destination:

    • This exciting on Upper Alaknanda river rafting adventure gives you the chance to satiate all your adventure cravings by offering you with a myriad of opportunities for white water rafting in the stunning surroundings of the Himalayas. 
    • This trip takes you for a ride on one of the most revered rivers in the Indian Himalayas – Alaknanda, and better still to its upper stretches where you have wild rapids and changing landscapes in terms of gorges and forests.
    • This trip takes you through a number of Grade III, IV to IV+ rapids including the famed Hillary Fall and Kakkar Fall. 
    • The trip starts from Chamoli, which is situated near the revered Badrinath temple, and ends at Rudraprayag, the confluence of the Alaknanda and Madakini rivers.
    • The campsite on the banks of the river is bestowed with a thick forest that serves as a brilliant backdrop and plays home to a variety of birds. The rhythmic sound of the gushing river waters is soothing to the ears and its beaches fit perfectly as a child’s playground.
    • This is a 5 day 4 night activity.
  • 09Biking, Rafting & Trekking in Rishikesh, 2018

    Biking, Rafting & Trekking in Rishikesh, 2018
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    • lRishikesh
    • NNNNN23 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6221032

    About the Destination:

    A haven for nature lovers and adventure addicts: the state of Uttarakhand attracts visitors from all over the world! The spiritual city of Rishikesh, the picturesque town of Deoria Tal, the blissful villages of Chopta , ultimately give way to the magnificence of the Chandrashila peak! There is indeed no dearth for beautiful sceneries and relaxing trails in this Dev Bhumi (Land of The Gods)!

    The village of Sari, about 7 hours from Rishikesh, houses the famous lake of Deoria Tal and is a base camp for several short and long hikes as it offers unparalleled views of Himalayan peaks such as Neelkanth and Kedar. As you cross Chopta, pass by a beautiful route filled with lush green meadows and the blooms of rhododendron. Seek the blessings at the Tungnath Temple of the Panch Kedar in Rudraprayag and ultimately open up to the views of Chandrashila peak (4,130m), that offers dramatic views of the valleys below.

    About the Activity:

    Start trekking in Rishikesh towards Chandrashila Peak and meander through many picturesque villages and dreamy valleys. The trails remain easy with a gradual incline to reach to the fantastic scenery at Deoria Tal.

    Progressing to Chopta, you will be going through meadows and dense forests, to reach the fabulous campsite that offers dreamlike views all around. Biking down to Syalsour, we give a thunderous finale to this expedition by river rafting in Rishikesh.

  • 10Rafting with Green Mount Adventure in Rishikesh

    Rafting with Green Mount Adventure in Rishikesh
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    • NNNNN33 ratings
    • Mr.Vaid Prakash
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      Mr.Vaid Prakash
    About the activity: 

    • Satiate the adventure bug in you with a visit to the exhilarating locales of Rishikesh.
    • Enjoy an adventurous sojourn with a list of enthralling activities for around 3 hours.
    • Indulge in adrenaline pumping activities like rafting, rock climbing, rappelling and trekking.
    • Challenge the white waters, hike the mountains and lot more with Green Mount Adventure.
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Rishikesh

Visit the adventure capital of India, the marvelous and thrilling city of Rishikesh on your next vacation with your friends and family!  The 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', Rishikesh is located at the base of the Himalayas and is blessed with the gorgeous, thundering river of Ganga, the popular trek friendly rugged terrains, challenging peaks, strenuous rapids and dense forests! If you are an ardent traveler, then Rishikesh makes for one of the most ideal weekend getaways near Delhi.

Being one of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is quite famous for its scenic landscape and serves as a gateway to other important religious centers such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The adventurer paradise is a happening hub of many ancient temples and attractions such as Gita Bhawan, Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev, Swarga Ashram, Triveni Ghat amongst others! Grab your cameras and adventure gear and head to Rishikesh for an adventure packed holiday!

Distance from Delhi: 228km

Best time to visit: Throughout the year

Attractions: Triveni Ghat, Ram and Lakshman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Vashista Cave

Activities: River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Camping, Rappelling, Rock Climbing and Trekking 

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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.
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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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Nag Tibba Trek

Annoy Tibba is a trekkers delight. Despite the fact that it is a moderately obscure trail close Mussoorie it can without much of a stretch be viewed as one of the greatest weekend treks that you can do out of Delhi. For the individuals who need to stroll in the backwoods, ascend to 10,000 feet, see snow clad mountains and camp under starry night skies the Nag Tibba trek is simply great. It presents dazzling perspectives of Bandarpoonch top, the Gangotri gathering of tops, Kedarnath crest in the north, Doon valley and the snow tops of Chanabang.

Annoy Tibba is otherwise called Serpent's Peak. It is the most elevated top (9915 ft) in the Nagtibba scope of the Garhwal Himalayas and is said to be the dwelling place Nag Devta. The trek takes you through thick woods rich in greenery. The benefit of this trek is that you can achieve the base of the Nagtibba range by jeep. This makes it conceivable to do it over a weekend.

Highlights – Trekking, Camping, Hiking

Location - Uttrakhand        

Difficulty Level: Average

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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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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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Neer Gaddu Waterfall

Situated around 6km from Tapovan, Neer Gaddu Waterfall in Rishikesh is a true delight for the visitors! Shallow pool, cascading waters and the bountiful beauty around the waterfall makes it one of the picturesque places that cannot be missed at any cost. Located within 5km from Lakshman Jhula, this gorgeous cascade can be easily reached from Rishikesh Market and the climb to it is also very easy; only 2km uphill walk and you can have a tryst with its immaculate beauty and charm!

Hidden away from most of the crowd, the cascade offers an extremely salubrious and calm ambience around. For the peace and tranquillity seekers, it proves to be an ideal destination. The nature lovers can also spend some of the most wonderful times while adoring and embracing its gorgeousness. For those, who like to capture every moment with their lenses, Neer Gaddu Waterfall proves to be a heaven and offers ample of opportunities to click a masterpiece!
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Tera Manzil Temple

On your visit to Tera Manzil Temple, visit each of its thirteen floors and witness the devotion that engulfs the entire place! Unlike other Rishikesh temples that are dedicated to a single deity, this temple has multiple deities and offers you an amazing opportunity to worship all of them at the same time.

Symmetric architecture, pleasant location and the sanctity that fills in the ambience makes it one of the pious temples in the entire vicinity. Also known as the Trayambakeshwar or Trimbakeshwar Temple, one can enjoy panoramic views of the surroundings from the temple top. A short walk from other landmarks of the city like Lakshman Jhula will get you to this devout temple in Rishikesh.
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Deoria Chandrashila Trek

Deoriatal is maybe the main trek on our rundown that gives most extreme returns for the exertion put in. There are three things that are truly staggering about the Deoriatal to Chandrashila top trek. In any case, Deoriatal has the best backwoods trek amongst all our treks. On the off chance that you take the area between Deoriatal lake and Bhrujgali camp, it is infrequently shocking to envision the amount of assortment wildernesses can be in.

There are segments with thick lush trees, there are greenery secured trails through concealing passages and there are trails that weave through clearings in the wildernesses. Also, we camp blast amidst the woodland in a completely open clearing at Rohini Bugyal.

Highlights - Trekking, Rafting, Camping

Location - Uttarakhand, India

Difficulty Level: High

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Bharat Mandir

Located in the centre of the city, this sacred temple is believed to be one of the oldest religious sites in the entire country and one of the sought after tourist places in Rishikesh. According to the common folklores, the existence of Bharat Mandir is as old as that of Rishikesh! Legends has it that the present day deity of this temple was reinstalled by Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya during 789AD on the auspicious day of Basant Panchnami.

Even till date, devotees flocks this temple on the same day of the Hindu calendar and attend a grand procession wherein the idol of Lord Hrishikesh is taken out for a dip in the holy water and reinstalled in the temple. Believed to be named after 'Bharat', brother of Lord Ram, the main deity of the temple is Lord Vishnu, and has an idol carved from a single piece of black stone.

Legends also has it that after the battle of Kurukshetra, the Pandava brothers while on their way to heaven, took shelter and also offered their prayers to Lord Hrishikesh Narayan in this temple.
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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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Rishikund

Translated in the local language, Rishikund means the 'Pond of the Sage' and is one of the most important places to visit in Rishikesh. A natural hot water spring, it is believed that a pious sage named Kubz was blessed by the Goddess Yamuna who promised to stay in Rishikesh forever.

Located within a close proximity to the Triveni Ghat, the most commonly believed story behind this holy pond narrates that it was once a havan kund. During the ancient times, as the holy Ganges was not flowing nearby, it created a havoc among the people. To please Mother Ganges, few pious devotees performed yagna at this place and at their request, Goddess Yamuna appeared and stayed here forever.

Other stories also says that it was once the bathing place of Lord Rama; dedicated to the lord and his wife Sita, Ragunath Temple was built beside Rishikund. On a clear day, you can witness the reflection of the temple on the surface of the pond. Devotees from various parts of the world flocks this Rishikesh tourist place and offer their prayers to the Goddess Yamuna and seek blessings of the other Gods as well.
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Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat

Not a lot of places in Rishikesh can boast the peace and calm that one experiences at Triveni Ghat and that is saying a lot. Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat is a tranquil and peaceful experience that is sure to fill you with a sense of calm and quiet introspection. 

The Ganga Aarti is performed as a mark of respect and devotion to Goddess Ganga and is attended by hundreds and thousands of locals and tourists every day. After sunset, the ghat lights up with the light from the lamps that are set afloat on leaf boats after the Aarti. It is truly a sight to behold and the power of spirituality can be truly understood and experienced making it a must thing to do in Rishikesh.

Best Season: The Aarti is performed throughout the year.

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Parmath Niketan Ashram

Nestled amidst the lap of the Himalayas and embraced by bucolic and lush greeneries, Parmarth Niketan Ashram along the banks of the sacred Ganga River is the largest ashram in Rishikesh. Visited by devotees from across the globe, it is known for its serene, salubrious, calm and tranquil ambience.

With over 1,000 rooms for the devotees, it also offers some of the modern day amenities and facilities. A stay in Parmath Niketan Ashram will not only bring you closer to your inner-self, but will also awaken all your senses along with uplifting the state of your body, mind and soul! Religious and spiritual preaching here is believed to show you the ways to purify yourself and know more about the energy points within yourself. Yoga, meditation, spiritual classes, satsang, kirtan, Ganga Aarti and spiritual lectures are the daily curriculum of Parmarth Niketan Ashram.
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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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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 on 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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