Rishikesh is the gateway to the Himalaya & the Char Dham Yatra tour namely Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The scenes on the Ganges-coast are very attractive and attractive in Rishikesh. In the evening going towards the Muni Ki Rati, Swargashram and Shivanand Ashram, roaming along the banks of the Ganges is a life time experience. A large number of Hindu people come here for the pilgrimage, Rafting, camping, hiking, Trekking, Yoga & Meditation, Jungle Safari and water sports, Nature walk & spiritual retreats. This Article Aims to reveal the places of interest in rishikesh for you to explore when visiting.
Top Places Of Interest In Rishikesh
Below is a list of the top places of interest in Rishikesh, India:
- Lakshman Jhula
- Kali Kamliwala Panchayat Area
- River Rafting
- Narendra Nagar
- Geeta Bhawan
- Shivanand Ashram
- Ram Jhula
- Bharat temple
- Triveni Ghat
- Nilkanth Mahadev.
Lets now go into details about the interesting places every tourist should visit in Rishikesh.
On the height of 150 meters above sea level, on the Ganges, in 1939, the huge swinging bridge with iron wire and Swargashram. By the way with the boat can also be reached by crossing the Ganges but on the bridge the view of the Ganges seems very inviting. In the summer, the stroll through the bridges of the soft wind looks very enjoyable. Lakshman ji’s ancient temple and Lakshman Ghat near the bridge. It is said that here Laxman ji had done penance. To cross the Ganges, they built a bridge with their arrows, hence this bridge is called Laxman Jhula.
Kali Kamliwala Panchayat Area
This region, established by Vicharanand, is run by a trust based in Kolkata. Institutions like Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are provided accommodation to the passengers, blankets for the patients and free medical care for the patients. Self-realization building has been constructed by the institution.
On the Badrinath route from Rishikesh, Kudiyala is given training of river Rafting by some agencies near Lasi, Tanto is arranged the stay for the trainees.
20 km away from Rishikesh, it is a picturesque tourist spot at an altitude of 300 meters. A reservoir has been constructed after removing a canal from the Ganges. Many types of wild animals can be seen in the sanctuary here. Tourist housing accommodate the visitors.
Tehri-Chamba Marg, 15 km away from Rishikesh, is a small historical town established by King Narendra in Tehri principality. The statue of Rajmahal and Nandi bulls is visible in this Rishikesh tourist attraction.
There are many temples and ashrams here. There is a statue of Shri Badrinath ji in a temple here. There is a restaurant available, also for the lodging and there are many shops for drinking. There is also a drug manufacturing office. From Shivanand Ashram, you can get a motor boat to cross the river or there is suspension bridge is called Ram Jhula.
There are many temples and buildings ahead of Swargashram which is one of the many attracting places of interest In Rishikesh. Geeta Press and Lakshmi Narayana Temple inside the Geeta Bhawan built by the Gorakhpur Trust, which has residential rooms all around. Ramayana depictions are on the walls of the building – Mahabharata’s stories are in pictures. The purpose of Geeta Bhawan is to promote social service and religion. As it enters the Gita building, it is a beautiful idol on the basis of lined mythology. On the right side, the huge statue of various deities, reflected on the reflected mirror on the four sides looks great. Outside the ashram there is the Ganga Ghat on the coast of the Ganges.
Shivanand Ashram founded by Yogi Shivanand ji on the road leading to Laxman Jhula from Rishikesh. This Ashram is also known as “Divya Jeevan Sangh”. Free treatment is done for the eyes and the free food is given to the patients. There is a press where Yoga-Vedanta and religious books are published.
This swing is said to be Shivanand Jhulal, swinging near the Laxman Jhula in between Shivanand Ashram and Swargashram.
There is Bharat temple on the name of Lord Rama’s Anuj Bharat in the market between Rishikesh. Its texture is like Buddhist monuments. It is said that Bharat ji had done penance here, a facft which makes it one of the top tourist attraction in Rishikesh.
There is a Kumba delusional name on the Ganga coast in front of the Bharat Temple, which brings water from three sources to the mountain. These sources are considered Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, hence it is called Triveni Ghat. There are many temples near it, in which Raghunath Temple is visible in terms of architecture. In the Triveni Ghat, a large number of people come to see baths and aarti in the evening. Sitting on the stairs of the Ghat, there is great joy in seeing the waves of the Ganges and the surrounding natural scenery.
Located in the cool forest at 1200 meters high, 12 km away from Rishikesh, this temple is said to be said that Shivaji had consumed poison from the sea churn.
On the other side of the Ganges, various wild beings can be seen in dense forests. Rishikesh is 24 km from Haridwar and 42 km from Dehradun at an altitude of 7700 feet above sea level.
Travelling with your family and friends for a day tour in Rishikesh can be a lot of fun. All the above Places Of Interest In Rishikesh are with full of adventures activity and also Rishikesh, Hridwar is a holy city of Ganges.