Rishikesh in Uttaranchal is located at the confluence of River Ganga and River Chandrabhaga at the foothills of the Lower Himalayan Ranges. Rishikesh meaning 'Lord of the Senses' is an ancient and holy city and serves as a gateway to other religious places like Gangotri, Badrinath, Kedarnath and Yamunotri. It is renowned for its numerous Yoga centres that attract visitors from all over the world.
Some of the other religious places are Gita Bhavan, Nilkanth Mahadev and Swarga Ashram.
Accommodation in Rishikesh is varied. You have lodges which operate on a shoe-string budget while there are others that offer luxury amenities. Make sure you book in advance if you are visiting during the pilgrimage season especially in March. Other resorts are also available in Rishikesh. Some of the places to visit nearby are Shivpuri around 10km away and Rajaji National Park which is only a 20 minute drive from the town.
Delhi to Rishikesh is a 4 hour drive. You will be using the state highway at some places so plan for extra road time in the event of
backups or construction delays. NH58 takes you most of the way. You will need a day or two for a quick visit of Rishikesh.
If you are planning a more leisurely trip, keep in mind travel time between attractions and seasonal rush at the towns you visit. The closest airport is in Dehrasun (Jollygrant Airport), 18km from Rishikesh. The railway station at Rishikesh is well connected to other major cities.
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