Rishikesh is a holy city in Uttarakhand state in India. The town is located on the bank of river Ganga, in the foothills of the Himalayas.

Spiritual value

Rishikesh is a land of sages. It is the place where the Rishi Raibhya meditated under a mango tree and Hindu Lord Vishnu appeared as Hrishikesh. The city was earlier called Kubark. 

Tourist attractions of Rishikesh

Lakshman Jhula is a long bridge over the sacred river Ganga. The Jhula is made to honor lord Lakshman in 1923. Earlier it was a footbridge used to cross the river.

River rafting of Rishikesh

Tourists from different parts of the world visit Rishikesh to enjoy the rafting experience of the river Ganga. As the river offers several sets of rapids,.

How and when to visit Rishikesh

You can visit Rishikesh via taxis, auto rickshaws, and cars from Haridwar or Dehradun. The best time to visit the town is from September to March.


It is concluded that Rishikesh is a fun and adventurous destination with spiritual awakenings. The place is full of experiences whether it is thrilling or scenic.