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About Rishikesh

Rishikesh Holiday Packages

Rishikesh or the “Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas”, is the Yoga Capital of the world. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh invites travelers and tourists from all around the world to admire the beauty of the place.
The Rishikesh sightseeing packages facilitate the travelers to enjoy the plethora of activities and sightseeing that Rishikesh provides.

Encompassing forested hills, dense vegetations, the holy Ganges River, and numerous ashrams, Rishikesh is a blissful abode of spiritual seekers. The rumbling music of Ganges accompanied by the delicious breeze of the Himalayas amid an inspiring lush green landscape reflects the sheer charm of this place. Be prepared to find yourself in this scenic city of Uttarakhand.


15 Best Places To Visit In Rishikesh Tour Package

The Rishikesh tourism package not only provides you with the best deals but also helps you to indulge in all the adventure activities and sightseeing. Accommodate at the best hotels, attend the auspicious evening aarti, shop to your heart’s content, and relish the beauty of the Yoga Capital. Therefore, these tour packages for Rishikesh include a detailed itinerary that provides all sorts of facilities to travelers. Apart from sightseeing, and outdoor activities, these itineraries also include comfortable accommodations, and local transfers so that travelers are treated to utmost comfort. Our travel experts specially design these itineraries so that tourists can enjoy a planned, and organized vacation.

Following are the tourist’s spots, one must ensure in their Rishikesh packages

1. Ram Jhula & Laxman Jhula

What’s Special: Swarg Ashram with Shivananda Ashram area.

Nearby Attractions: Sivananda Ashram, Bharat Mandir

Distance From City Center: 2.7 km

Transportation Options: Bus or private taxi.

Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula are 450 feet long iron suspended bridges, also known as ‘the swinging bridge’. Nearly 4 km away from Rishikesh railway station, these swings are famous pilgrim spots. One can also visit the Trayambakeshwar temple, Ram temple and laxman temple, located in the vicinity. Also, holiday tour packages for Rishikesh provide you guided sightseeing for the tour.

2. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

What’s Special: Dedicated to Neelkanth

Nearby Attractions: Khargosha

Timings: 5 AM to 6 PM

Distance From City Center: 25.3 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Taxi, Car

One of the most sacred Shiva shrines in India, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is situated at 1670 metres in Sylvan forest. The tomb inside the temple, depicts the Samudra Manthan which attracts thousands of tourists.

3. Neer Garh Waterfall

What’s Special: Scenic Beauty

Nearby Attractions: Kriya Yoga Ashram

Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM

Distance From City Center: 7.9 km

Transportation Options: Walking, Taxi, Car

Merely two kilometres from laxman Jhula, Neer Garh Waterfall will surely entice you with its mesmerizing beauty. If you love photography, don't dare to miss this waterfall!

4. Jumpin Heights

What’s Special: Adventure Activity

Nearby Attractions: Triveni Ghat

Timings: 9:30 AM to 4 PM

Distance From City Center: 21.1 Km

Transportation Options: Cab

If you love adventure then don't forget to visit one of the most popular spots of Rishikesh, Jumpin Heights. It offers numerous activities such as bungee jumping, flying fox, giant swings and a lot more.

5. Swarg Ashram

What’s Special: Oldest Yoda Ashrams in Rishikesh

Nearby Attractions: Ran Jhula, Geeta Vhawan

Timings: 9 AM to 8 PM

Distance From City Center: 13.9 km

Transportation Options: Cab

If you are interested in meditation then Swarg Ashram, the oldest ashram of India, can be a good stop! Its located in isolated river bank and one can admire the panoramic and mystic beauty of Rishikesh here.

6. Gita Bhawan

What’s Special: One of the ancient shrine complexes in Rishikesh

Nearby Attractions: Triveni Ghat, Neer Garh Waterfalls

Timings: 7 AM to 9 PM

Distance From City Center: 14.4 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Gita Bhawan is a huge complex located on the banks of the Ganga River in the foothills of the Himalayas. The place is also famous as Guru Shri Ram Daasji and is a famous ashram in Rishikesh. The ashram is a famous Hindu institution as it is home to sacred book Geeta. The Bhavan is visited by many people for religious purposes as well as by tourists. Each year Hindu pilgrimages come here to take a holy bath in the river Ganga.

7. Triveni Ghat

What’s Special: Sacred Ghat

Nearby Attractions: Gita Bhawan

Timings: 5 AM to 6 PM

Distance From City Center: 600 m

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Another popular place to visit in Rishikesh is Triveni Ghat. It is situated on the banks of the sacred river Ganga and is the biggest ghat in Rishikesh where you can witness Maha Aarti every day in the evening. Triveni Ghat plays an important role in Hindu mythology as the place has been talked about in religious books such as Mahabharat and Ramayan. The Ghat is popular for holy dips and devotees from all over the world come here and make offerings to the river.

8. Vashishta Gufa

What’s Special: Ancient cave

Nearby Attractions: Patna Waterfalls, Shiv Gauri Pashmina World

Timings: 7 AM to 6 PM

Distance From City Center: 25 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Vashishta Gufa is an ancient cave and makes for an amazing weekend destination. Listed among the top places to visit in Rishikesh, it is a perfect blend of serene and peaceful vibes and attracts thousands of tourists from around the world.

9. Kunjapuri Temple

What’s Special: Serene surroundings and scenic views all around.

Nearby Attractions: Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Scorpion Handicrafts

Timings: Open 24 hours

Distance From City Center: 26.5 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

A 30 minutes drive from Rishikesh, Kunjapuri Temple is one of the best places to visit in Rishikesh. If you want to witness the most mesmerizing sunrise in Rishikesh, this is the place to go. Plan an early morning trek to the top of the temple and witness the amazing sunrise view that will allure you with its beauty.

10. Tera Manzil Temple

What’s Special: A peaceful environment with a soothing aura

Nearby Attractions: Lakshman Jhula Bridge, Scorpion Handicrafts

Timings: 6 AM to 7 PM

Distance From City Center: 14.3 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Dedicated to multiple deities, Tera Manzil Temple is among the best religious places to visit in Rishikesh. Serene location, calm vibes, and splendid architecture perfectly sum ups this temple. On your trip to Rishikesh, do spend some time here for peaceful vibes.

11. Rishikund

What’s Special: Ancient pond

Nearby Attractions: Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula

Timings: Open 24 hours

Distance From City Center: 900 m

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Rishikund is an ancient pond, dedicated to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. With sacred water amid serene surroundings, Rishikund is located near the Raghunath Temple. The place is oozing with tranquility and is surrounded by dense vegetation of large trees.

12. Parmarth Niketan

What’s Special: Largest ashram in Rishikesh

Nearby Attractions: Ram Jhula, Madhuban Ashram

Timings: 9 AM to 8 PM

Distance From City Center: 14.3 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Founded by Swami Shukhdevanand Saraswati in the year 1942, Parmarth Niketan is the largest ashram in Rishikesh. One of the top yoga centers in the country, this place provides accommodation to visitors along with a plethora of rejuvenation facilities, including Ayurvedic treatments, music therapy, etc.

13. Byasi

What’s Special: Paradise-like surroundings, encompassing lush greenery and a serene environment.

Nearby Attractions: Vashishta Gufa, Jumpin Heights

Distance From City Center: 35.2 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Surrounded by Sal forest, Byasi is a small village located near Rishikesh. With the Ganges River flowing amidst the sprawling landscape of this village, tourists enjoy a number of adventure activities, including river rafting and camping. The village open-heartedly welcomes visitors and offers a multitude of accommodation options.

14. Kaudiyala

What’s Special: Plethora of adventure activities, including river rafting and rappelling

Nearby Attractions: Lansdowne, Pauri

Distance From City Center: 41 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Located near Rishikesh, Kaudiyala is a small village and an ideal place for adventure lovers. Brimming with exhilarating activities such as river rafting amid the most challenging belts of the Ganges River, this place is perfect for thrill-seekers. Apart from river rafting, one can also enjoy rock climbing, rappelling, trekking, and camping.

15. Muni Ki Reti

What’s Special: Encompasses various temples, ashrams, and yoga centers

Nearby Attractions: Garhwal Adventure, Madhuban Ashram

Distance From City Center: 5.6 km

Transportation Options: Bus, Cab

Home to a plethora of temples, ashrams, and meditation centers, Muni Ki Reti is a small town located near Rishikesh. Considered as the land of the sages, this place has a lot of ancient history attached to it. The town is a hub for those who seek solace and tranquility.


Rishikesh Trip Packages From Top Cities Of India

Explore the enchanting lands of Uttarakhand at the serene city of Rishikesh. With the holy River Ganges flowing amid the hills of Garhwal region, prepare to experience true bliss. For a remarkable trip, check out some exclusive packages such as Rishikesh Packages


How To Reach Rishikesh?

Rishikesh, the gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas is well-connected to the major cities of India. Following are the travel options available to reach Rishikesh

By Air

The nearest airport to Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun which is 35 kilometre away from Rishikesh. Numerous airlines such as Air India, Spice Jet, Jet Airways, and IndiGo have daily flights for Jolly Grant Airport from Delhi. The runway of the airport is being extended further and soon the airport will be connected to other states as well! The second nearest airport to Rishikesh is in New Delhi. If you are coming by air, check for our cab transfers included in the Rishikesh vacation packages.

By Train

Rishikesh railway station is connected to Haridwar but welcomes only three trains daily. However, Haridwar is well-connected to the entire peninsula and attracts travellers and pilgrims from across the world. If you are planning a Rishesh Tour and willing to travel via train, then it's recommended to deboard the train at Haridwar and take an auto rickshaw or bus to Rishikesh.

By Bus

There are numerous buses for Rishikesh from Delhi and other metropolitan cities. A bus journey from Delhi will take about 5-7 hours, depending on the traffic. Its recommended to take a late night bus from Delhi which will drop you at Rishikesh by 6-7 am.

By Car

If you enjoy long drives then travelling to Rishikesh via car or taxi could be exciting for you. Departing early morning from Delhi will make you reach Rishikesh before lunchtime.


Best Time To Visit Rishikesh

The best season to visit Rishikesh is the winter season, which is ideal for rafting and other water sports activities. However, a favorable climate prevails throughout the year. If one wants to enjoy a peaceful vacation then book our Rishikesh holiday tour packages in the month of March through June. Usually, the place is deserted in these months due to the summer season. July to September would be an ideal season for all the monsoon lovers to enjoy the showers. However, river rafting in Rishikesh is closed in the monsoon season. The best time to enjoy whitewater rafting and bungee jumping is from October through May. During this period, nature lovers can also enjoy hiking, camping, swimming, jungle treks, and other activities.

Tour packages to this pilgrimage town are booked throughout the year by the travelers. The package comes along with a comprehensive Rishikesh Itinerary that explains the holidaymakers regarding their schedule of Rishikesh. These detailed tour itineraries are specially designed by our travel experts to ensure a planned, organized, and hassle-free vacation. Hence, one can travel worry-free by booking these Rishikesh packages which include such wonderful itineraries that cater to all the needs and requirements of the travelers. Rishikesh packages, thus, can be said to be great healers of the brunt of time and stress that any normal person these days has. When one needs to get away from it all, Rishikesh is the answer to every traveler's prayers. Tour packages for Rishikesh are unique in their completed ness, with nature walks, river rafting trips, short treks into the deep forests, and of course, soulful little get togethers along blazing bonfires and a chilly weather. So if you’re planning a trip to Rishikesh, then get ready to indulge into some fascinating experiences revolving around adventure, sightseeing, and solace.

Beaches or river banks, mountains or meadows, pool villas or humble home-stays, whatever you choose, our range of Uttrakhand tour packages can supply. Take a look at the link below.


7 Rishikesh Tour Packages

Best Rishikesh Tour Packages
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Rishikesh - Mussoorie – Nainital – Corbett Tour with Delhi sightseeing For 6 N / 7 D 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹17500/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Mathura vrindavan with Rishikesh tour 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹15000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Beauty of Uttarakhand 8 Nights / 9 Days ₹0/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Mussoorie Rishikesh- Haridwar-Nainital Tour 4 Nights / 5 Days ₹15000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Best Of Do Dham Yatra For (6 N / 7 D) 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹15000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
7 tour packages in Rishikesh
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Rishikesh - Mussoorie – Nainital – Corbett Tour with Delhi sightseeing For 6 N / 7 D 1night Delhi |1 NIght Rishikesh|1 NIght Mussoorie|2 Night Nainital | 1 Night Jim Corbett

7 Days & 6 Nights

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Mathura vrindavan with Rishikesh tour 3 Night Mathura | 2 Night Haridwar| 1 Night Rishikesh

7 Days & 6 Nights

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Beauty of Uttarakhand 2 Nights Mussoorie 2 Nights Rishikesh 2 Nights Jim Corbett 2 Nights Nainital

9 Days & 8 Nights

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Mussoorie Rishikesh- Haridwar-Nainital Tour 1 Night Mussoorie| 1 Night Rishikesh | 1 Night Nainital

5 Days & 4 Nights

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Best Of Do Dham Yatra For (6 N / 7 D) 1 Night Rishikesh | 1 Night Guptkashi | 1 Night Kedarnath | 1 Nights Guptkashi| 1 Night Badrinath | 1 Night Haridwar

7 Days & 6 Nights

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Do dham Yatra Tour 1 Night Haridwar |1Night Guptkashi|1 Night kedarnath |1 Night Guptkashi |1 Night Badrinath | 1 Night Rishikesh

7 Days & 6 Nights

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Rishikesh Haridwar Mussoorie tour 1 Night Haridwar | 1 Night Rishikesh | 2 Mussoorie

5 Days & 4 Nights

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