Rishikesh Weekend Package 2N 3D
(price per person)
The 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', Rishikesh is the adventure capital of India. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas and bestowed by the holy Ganges, rugged terrains, challenging peaks, strenuous rapids and dense forests, Rishikesh easily makes for one of the most ideal weekend getaways near Delhi.
Rishikesh is city in the Dehradun District of Uttarakhand state in India. Total population of Rishikesh is 75,020 (53% male and 47 % female) as of 2001. Rishikesh is located at 409 meters above sea level in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan Range and surrounded by the Shivalik range. Rishikesh is 35 kms away from Haridwar, 90 Kms from Mussoorie, 25 Kms far from Jollygrant airport Dehradun, and 240 kms far from New Delhi.
Rishikesh has amazing view of jungle-clad hills. Rishikesh has also chain of River Ganges and Chandrabhaga. The gorgeous attraction of Rishikesh is none other than the great river Ganges herself, running rapidly throughout the city. In the old time and still so many yogis, rishis, sages and sannyasis attracted to Rishikesh to practice yoga in this peaceful location. Since then, Rishikesh has famous as an abode of sages. Rishikesh is a holy town with so many Ashrams and it is known for the yoga world wide. Rishikesh is now world popular as a Yoga Capital of the world. Every year during the March month one week long International yoga fest is hosted by Rishikesh.
Rishikesh is also famous as gateway to the Char Dham. Char Dham is four famous holy temples on the hills (Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri) Thousands of people attracted every year to Rishikesh for spiritual relief, peace, learn yoga, adventure and to take a dip for salvation. The known among them were Beatles, Kate Winslet and many more others celebrities. It is believed that by meditation in Rishikesh one can get "Moksha" (liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth) as well as holy dip in the river Ganges.Show less