Places to See in Rishikesh
Deecon Valley is a heaven on earth for those who want to give their lives a spiritual meaning. Neighbouring with some of the most famous religious spots, you can experience a pilgrimage of a lifetime.
Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspension bridge over the holy river Ganga at Rishikesh. A famous landmark place in Rishikesh, Lakshman Jhula is 450 feet length connecting Pauri district with Tehri district. Lakshman Jhula also offers a panoramic view of river Ganga and Rishikesh city having number of temples.
Jumpin Heights is a completly adventure lover place located in Mohan Chatti near Rishikesh. Famous site among fun and adventure enthusiasts, Jumpin Heights has a fixed platform for Bungee of 83 mtrs over the river Hall, a tributary of river Ganga. Jumpin Heights has the Asia's longest flying fox of 1 km.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a sacred and famous temple located at 32 km from Rishikesh. Scenically situated on a hill at a height of 1330 mtrs, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a one of the most popular temples of Lord Shiva. A famous pilgrimage near Rishikesh, the temple lies above Swargashram adjacent to Nar Narayan mountain range.
Ram Jhula is a famous landmark place in Rishikesh city. It is an iron suspension bridge over holy river Ganga. Ram Jhula has the length of 450 feet connecting Shivananda Ashram with Swargashram. Ram Jhula also offers a panoramic view of river Ganga and Rishikesh city having number of temples.
Triveni Ghat is a sacred ghat in Rishikesh famous for the Ganga Aarti. Triveni words comes from join of two words Tri (three) and Veni (confluence) meaning confluence of three. Triveni Ghat is located at confluence of three religious rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Aprat from holy bath, pilgrims takes holy dip in river Ganga and offered prayers.
Byasi is small village in Uttarakhand located at the banks of holy river Ganga. At a distance of about 30 km from Rishikesh, Byasi is known for adventurous water sport of river rafting and camping. Byasi has favourable demography and consistent flow of river Ganga which helps in smooth and easy river rafting.
Bharat Mandir is an ancient temple of Lord Hrishikesh Narayan located at heart of the Rishikesh city in Uttarakhand. This temple is believed to be very old and most sacred temple in the city. A great Hindu saint Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya reinstalled the idol of presiding deity on Basant Panchmi in the temple in 789 AD.