Rishikesh Tourism

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About Rishikesh

about Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a small city in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India. Scenically situated where the Ganges River comes down from the Himalayas, the Char Dham Yatra perfectly starts from Rishikesh. The sanctified ChardhamYatra has its preliminary point at Rishikesh. It is a place packed with dissimilar expertise for dissimilar people, most renowned of which are yoga and river rafting. A Yoga Festival is celebrated every year in the month of February and that attracts followers and comfort seekers from all parts of the world. Apart from the holiness of the place, it is a paradise for trekkers and adventure lovers to begin their journey to powerful Himalayas or to attempt river rafting.

 

This is the only place where the holy Ganges penetrates into rambling plains of the North India. Approximately 235 kms from Delhi in the Northern region of Uttar Pradesh and just at half an hour drive from Haridwar where we can see the convergence of Chandrabhega stream. Almost at a height of 360 meters from sea level bound by mountains is an illustration of innovation by the mother nature. Rishikesh comprises of all the features of an all-inclusive tourist center with attractions like Muni-Ki-Reti, Sivananda Nagar, the temple region of Lakshman jhula, and a number of dissimilar ashrams build the city as a precious place related to our civilization and being the World assets of yoga. Another sacred town Haridwar is just 25 km away, which is also situated on the banks of the Ganges.

Rishikesh Fast Facts

City: Rishikesh

District: Dehradun

State: Uttarakhand

Country: India

Famous for/as: Rafting, Temple

Best Season: March - Apr and Sept - Oct

Summer: 21 to 42°C

Winter: 5 to 26°C

Rain: Jul - Sep

Area: 11.2 km2

Altitude: 372 m

PIN Code: 248040

STD Code: 01364


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Languages: Garhwali, Hindi

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