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Rishikesh Holidays - Himalayan cool retreat

 

Rishikesh Holidays: Overview

Rishikesh is generally known as pilgrimage center but you can also enjoy holiday by visiting well famous places. Holiday travel India giving a lot of famous excursion to enjoy your holiday with your friends & Family.  This 2 Nights/ 3 Days tour package starts from Delhi which will give you proper knowledge of Rishikesh as well as provide proper comfort accommodation to stay.  In this package you will cover all the famous places of Rishikesh which includes Ram Jhula, Lakshaman Jhula, Vashishta Gufa, The Beatles Ashram and Gita Bhawan and most sacred Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat.

 This holiday package is a perfect combination of the pilgrimage tour and as well as a fun and enjoyment tour with ravishing sightseeing’s of Rishikesh. On the other hand you may also enjoy the street shopping, their famous local cuisines with the amazing photography of iconic surroundings which made the most memorable moments along comfortable journey.

 

What is unique in “Rishikesh Holidays- Himalayan cool retreat” tour package?

Rishikesh is a place where tourist attracts as a pilgrimage center and visit to enjoy water adventure activities on the Ganga River like river rafting, jumping heights, Trekking, Yoga, and playing games at beach like Volleyball, chess, bow and arrow shooting. It is also known as pilgrimage spot where all the tourist used to come for praise the god and taking a holy dip in most sacred Ganga river and in Rishikesh we covered famous temples & Ghats. There are most of famous places where you can find huge crowd which are main attractions of Rishikesh such as Ram Jhula, Lakshaman Jhula, Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat. Holiday Travel India suggests Rishikesh tour in such a way that there is adventure as well as fun and a great holiday experience. This 3 days tour in Rishikesh keeping both the budget and your interest factors in mind that made reason of the uniqueness of this package with finest accommodation & amenities.

  

Rishikesh Holidays- Package Highlight

  • Visit & get Knowledge about ancient history about Rishikesh

  • Visit Neer Garh Waterfall, parmarth niketan temple

  • Excursion of Bharat mata mandir, Tera manzil temple

  • Visit Rishikund tank, Lakshman Mandir, Shatrughna Temple

  • Explore Ram Jhula, Lakshaman Jhula, Vashishta Gufa

  • Visit Beatles Ashram and Gita Bhawan

  • Attend most sacred Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat

  • Get enjoy taking photography of surrounding beauty

  • Take pleasure of street shopping at local market and buy stone made jewellery

  • Please taste Shikanji as delicious local cuisines when you were in Rishikesh


Rishikesh Holidays - Himalayan cool retreat - Rates & Dates


Accommodation Rishikesh

Luxury hotel

Ananda in the Himalayas

TA rating – 4.5 – certified in excellence

Location: The Palace Estate, Narendra Nagar Tehri - Garhwal, Narendra Nagar, Uttarakhand 249175

 

Deluxe hotel

The Narayana Palace

TA rating – 3.5 – certified in excellence

Location: Badrinath Road, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201

 

Standard hotel

Raj Resort 

TA rating – 3.5 – certified in excellence

Location: Badrinath Road, Near Laxman Jhula, Tapovan, Tehri Garhwal, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

 

Package Inclusion

  • Breakfast + Dinner

  • 2 Night stay at well furnished room

  • 1 Day tour of Rishikesh site seeing

  • Personal Ac car for 3 Days

  • Pick up and Drop up from Delhi airport or railway station

  • Parking + Toll tax + Driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Personal expense

  • Any airfare, Railway fare or bus fare ticket

  • Lunch

  • Gst tax


Rishikesh Holidays - Himalayan cool retreat - Itinerary

Upon arrival at Delhi airport or railway station our representative will meet you with warm welcome and take you to Rishikesh which is the land of religiousness and adventure. Enroute Muzaffarnagar you can stop for lunch at Bikano Food Court Restaurant then continue your journey to Rishikesh which is 119 km is left. After reach Rishikesh, you will checkin to hotel. Evening is at your Leisure and have a choice to do some shopping, eating out and stroll for nearby places.

Overnight stay with dinner in hotel

 

Meal:

Breakfast: Served at same hotel - Included

Lunch: You will stop for lunch at Bikano Food Court Restaurant (4.0/5) here you can find all type of food and Jalebi is very famous please try once - Excluded

Dinner: Served at same hotel – Included

 

Today after breakfast we will visit the city tour of Rishikesh and cover the entire famous site seeing which includes Ram Jhula, Lakshaman Jhula, Neer Garh Waterfall and Bharat mata mandir.  After having lunch in Inderlok Hotel we visit some rest of the famous places which are Vashishta Gufa, The Beatles Ashram and Gita Bhawan, Tera manjil mandir then in the evening attend most sacred Ganga aarti at Triveni Ghat.

Overnight stay with dinner at Rishikesh hotel

 

Ram Jhula: Ram jhula is located 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) north of Rishikesh at Muni Ki Reti. There are some of the Hindu ashrams and religious centers like "Gita Bhawan", and "Swargashram" located here. It is famous by the name of the goddess Rama. Ram jhula is also known as Shivananda Jhula

Lakshaman Jhula: Lakshman Jhula connects the borders of the Tehri and Pauri district. The Trayambakeshwar Temple and Sri Raghunathji’s Temple are the attractions around Laxman Jhula. The name of this bridge is providing Laxman jhula because the Rama younger brother Laxman crossed the Ganga by the jute wood on this bridge.

 

Meal:

Breakfast: Served at same hotel - Included

Lunch:  Have lunch at Inderlok Hotel (3.5/5) which provides best service

Dinner:  Served at same hotel - Included

 

After breakfast check out from hotel then proceed for Delhi and drop to Delhi airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour end with lots of memory

Meal:

Breakfast: Served at same hotel - Included

Lunch: You will stop for lunch as per your choice – Excluded

 



How to Reach Rishikesh from Delhi

By Air:  Rishikesh does not have any Airport facility, so we can not directly reach to the Rishikesh by the Flights.  The nearest airport from the Rishikesh is Delhi Airport (Indira Gandhi International Airport), which is 240.5 km from Rishikesh.

 

By Bus:  The bus is also a good option to reach the Rishikesh from Delhi. Daily bus services are available in Delhi to Rishikesh. By bus there is 4 to 5 hours are requires reaching the Rishikesh bus stand. There is different types of bus services are available like chartered bus.

 

By Train: Railway is also the best option to reach the Rishikesh. The nearest railway station in Rishikesh is the Rishikesh Railway Station with good connectivity to Delhi and Mussoorie.

 

Best Season for Visit Rishikesh

Best season for the vacations in the Rishikesh is (December - May) winter and summer season. This is the best time for rafting in the white water of the Ganga River and enjoys the winter sports in Rishieksh

 

Festivals in Rishikesh

The International Yoga Festival, Basant Panchami, Science Festival are some of the festivals which celebrates in Rishikesh. The International yoga festival is the main festival of Rishikesh because as a Rishikesh is a Yoga Center of the Indian state. Where, Basant Panchami is celebrates in the Mussoorie in respect to Goddess Saraswati Devi and for welcoming the summer season

Rishikesh weather

Rishikesh has a pleasant weather for many months of the year. Thus Rishikesh is one such tourist spot that can be visited any time of the year. The weather of Rishikesh often becomes unpredictable.

Winter (October to February): Winter season can be cold in the town and the temperatures can be expected to around 8°C. The barometer rises up to a maximum of 20°C during the winter months. Wollen clothing is essential during this period.

 

Summer (March to June): During the months from March to June. The maximum temperature that you can expect during the summer is around Summer 20 °C to 35 °C.

 

Monsoon (July to September): Monsoon season is from July to September and during this time most activities are suspended due to the heavy blast of rains. Rainfall is highest in the month of August. During the month of October and November the conditions are pleasant and temperate.

 

Adventurous things to do in Rishikesh

Flying fox zipline: Flying fox is an adventure sport where the participant gets to descend through a valley while he/ she are attached to a chord. The fun of trying this adventure sport gets to go on one kilometer stretch.

 

Adventure camp Rishikesh: Camping in Rishikesh is a very popular activity. Camping in Rishikesh on the Ganga beach offer an environment to wake up with the birds chirping and can swim in the fresh water of the river Ganges.

Shivpuri Rishikesh rafting: Shivpuri Rishikesh is famous for White Water Rafting. The place offers impressive experience of medium to very tough and rough adventures in the regions of River Ganges. Many adventurous tourists both from India and overseas visit this place to experience the real challenges of white water rafting.

 

Rishikesh trekking camps: Trekking camps in Rishikesh offers you an opportunity of coming closer to nature miles away from the hustle and bustle of city life. This activity can be relished by people of all age groups. This will add spice to your adventurous trekking experience.

 

Rishikesh Activities

  • River Rafting, Body surfing /Swimming, Waterfall - Nature Trek, Kayaking Activities

  • ATV Ride, Water Rappelling, Air Flying Safari, Trekking

  • Camping, Beach Volleyball, Zip line activities, Burma Bridge Loop Bridge

  • Flying Fox, Cliff Jumping Activity

  • Flying Fox Activities, Swing Activities, Paintball Adventure Activities

  • Bungee Jumping, Rock Climbing

  •  Angling, Rock Climbing & Rappelling

  • Mountaineering, Spider Net

 

Best season for rafting in Rishikesh

The adventure of river rafting in Rishikesh welcomes you between the months of February and June and again from September to Mid December.

The best season for River Rafting in Rishikesh is October and March. The weather in Rishikesh is most pleasant during these months as it is neither so cold nor too hot. Most of the people come to enjoy this cool adventure sports during summers, however rafting remains open throughout the winters as well.

 

Flights to Rishikesh India

Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh (Approx 35.0 km.)

The second nearest international airport for Rishikesh is in New Delhi which is well-connected with different cities across the globe. There is another flight from Lucknow to Dehradun as well. Popular flights like Air India, Spice Jet and Jet Airways often have daily flights from New Delhi.

On reach at the airport, you can take regular taxi or bus service from Dehradun to Rishikesh.

 

Flight name                -           Timing               -       Arrival Days       -       Duration

 IndiGo (6E 652_ 964)     -      5:25 - 12:05         -    M T W T F S S      -   6h40m (1 Stop)

IndiGo (6E 652)                 -     5:25 - 12:30      -   M T W T F S S        -      7h5m   (1 Stop)

Jet Airways (9W – 2832)     -   07:35 08:40                     -                         01h 05m   (Non Stop)

 Spicejet (SG – 2328)          -     18:45 19:35                      -                        00h 50m   (Non Stop)           

 

Tourist attractions in Rishikesh

Kunjapuri Temple: It is located 30 minutes drive from Rishikesh, lies the Kunjapuri temple at a height of 1700 m which is one of the greatest tourist places in Rishikesh. It is an easy trek to the top of the temple, but once you conquer it, the view of the sunrise amidst the mighty Himalaya and Doon valley on the south will leave you awe-struck. A trek on the last day of the visit, here, is the best end to an amazing Rishikesh adventure.

 

Vashishta Gufa: An ancient cave, away from the city lights, it is an ideal weekend destination and is one of the major places to see in Rishikesh. A blend of serenity and calm surrounding, this destination attracts thousands of tourists, looking for blissful time.

 

Neer Garh Waterfall: Two kilometers from the Laxman Jhula, a visit to this mesmerizing waterfall will leave you awestruck. It will hold you captive in its eternal beauty. Overall, the place is perfect for a much-needed timeout from the hustle of the hectic traveling. One of the best tourist places in Rishikesh, Neer Garh waterfall also attracts many wanderer photographers.

 

Triveni Ghat: Triveni ghat is among the most sacred ghats in Rishikesh with a congruence of three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati. A visit to this place will give you an insight to the spiritual beauty of Rishikesh.

 

 

Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula: The 450 feet long iron suspended bridges, Laxman and Ram Jhula – are the glory of this beautiful tourist hub. The bridges are 4 km from the Rishikesh railway station. It offering scenic beauty, these architectural marvels is important pilgrimage spots and is definitely top places to visit in Rishikesh. One can also visit famous Trayambakeshwar temple, Ram temple, and Laxman temple, situated in the vicinity.

 

Famous temples in Rishikesh

Triambakeshwar Temple: Triambakeshwar Temple which is also called as Tera Manzil Temple is situated near Lakshman Jhula Bridge in Rishikesh. Tera Manzil Temple is devoted to idols of Hindu God and Goddess. Here visitors always capture a superb vision of the full area from the top of the temple.

 

Rishikund tank and Raghunath Temple Rishikesh : The Rishikund tank and Raghunath temple near the tank also present quite beautiful scenic views. Lord Ram used the tank for bathing while he was in exile.

 

Geeta Bhawan Rishikesh: It is the Temple in which the well-known Indian epic Mahabharata and Ramayana are explains on the walls. Here people assemble to read the Ramayana jointly.

 

Nilkanth Mahadev Temple: Nilkanth mahadev temple is one of the temples and is very popular in north India which is positioned at height of around 5500 ft.

 

Shatrughna Mandir: Shatrughna Mandir is dedicated to Shatrughna of the epic Ramayana. This ancient shrine is said to be established by Adi Shankaracharya during his visit to Rishikesh. Shatrughna Temple is located near Ram Jhula.

 

Kunjapuri Devi Temple:  Kunjapuri Devi Temple is a hill-top goddess temple in Rishikesh. This Devi Temple is one of the revered shrines in Rishikesh. This shrine is dedicated to Goddess Sati (Goddess Parvati).

 

Lakshman Temple:  Lakshman Temple is situated on the banks of River Ganga near Lakshman Jhula. It is said that Lakshman Temple was established by Adi Shankaracharya. This temple is dedicated to Lakshmana (Rama's brother) of the epic Ramayana.

 

Adventurous things to do in Rishikesh

Flying fox zipline: Flying fox is an adventure sport where the participant gets to descend through a valley while he/ she are attached to a chord. The fun of trying this adventure sport gets to go on one kilometer stretch.

 

Adventure camp: Camping in Rishikesh is a very popular activity. Camping in Rishikesh on the Ganga beach offer an environment to wake up with the birds chirping and can swim in the fresh water of the river Ganges.

 

Shivpuri Rishikesh rafting: Shivpuri Rishikesh is famous for White Water Rafting. The place offers impressive experience of medium to very tough and rough adventures in the regions of River Ganges. Many adventurous tourists both from India and overseas visit this place to experience the real challenges of white water rafting.

 

Trekking camps: Trekking camps in Rishikesh offers you an opportunity of coming closer to nature miles away from the hustle and bustle of city life. This activity can be relished by people of all age groups. This will add spice to your adventurous trekking experience.

 

Cliff Jumping: cliff jumping involves jumping off a cliff ranging between 20 to 50 feet into waters.

Best Season: Summer- because of the pleasant weather and the ideal water temperature.

 

Bungee Jumping: Bungee Jumping is a fun activity that involves jumping from a tall structure like a vertical rail, building or cliff while suspended from a rope harness.

Best Season: This activity can be availed throughout the year.

 

Giant Swing: Bungee Jumping which is a free fall, on a giant swing a person’s rope harness is connected to a holding point from where he swings.

Best Season: This activity can be availed throughout the year.

 

Delhi to Rishikesh distance

The driving distance between New Delhi to Rishikesh - 230 km

The aerial distance from New Delhi to Rishikesh - 191 km

 

Rishikesh weather in April

Rishikesh has a pleasant weather for many months of the year. Thus Rishikesh is one such tourist spot that can be visited any time of the year. The weather of Rishikesh often becomes unpredictable. The max temperature in the month of April is - from 35 degrees to 45 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature recorded is - 31.7 degree Celsius

The minimum temperature of Rishikesh is - 14.6 degree Celsius

The summer temperature is - from 35 degrees to 45 degrees Celsius

The winter temperature ranges - from 10 degrees to 30 degrees Celsius

Summer (April to June): During the months from March to June. The maximum temperature that you can expect during the summer is around Summer 20 °C to 35 °C.

 

Rishikesh boating

Rishikesh offers you the option of boating in the holy waters of the Ganges. You will love the experience of floating on river Ganga, while exploring the exquisite natural beauty all around.

 

Rishikesh temple history

Rishikesh is important not only as pilgrimage spot closely linked with the Ramayana, but also as home for numerous important places of Hindu religious thought and spirituality. Some ancient temples in Rishikesh that attracts people from both far and near due to its significance. Several temples, ancient and new, are along the banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh.

During 8th century Adi Shankaracharya, one of most renowned and revered sages from India, built several temples and ashrams in the region. Unfortunately, most of the temples and ashrams were destroyed because of several earthquakes and floods that have affected the region over the centuries; however, some temples still stand tall and are reminiscent of the rich cultural heritage of the place.

The place is known as the Tapo Bhumi or the place for meditation of the Gods. Tapovan, on the other bank of the Ganges, houses a temple to Lakshmana. It is believed that Lakshmana, the younger brother of Lord Rama, carried out penances here. The Neelkanth Mahadev temple is believed to be the site where Lord Shiva had drunk the venom that came out during the churning of the ocean. In the 1960s, the place came into limelight as the place where the pop group Beatles met their guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

 

 

Luxury hotels in Rishikesh

Dewa Retreat - A Himalayan Boutique Hotel

TA rating - 4.5 – certified in excellence

Location: Opp. Balakhnath Mandir, P.O Tapovan - Laxman Jhula, Badrinath Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192

 

EllBee Ganga View

TA rating - 4.5 – certified in excellence

Location: 355, Haridwar Road, Palika Nagar, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

 

Aranyam River Retreat

TA rating - 4.5 – certified in excellence

Location: Sinduri, Uttarakhand 249304

 

Divine Resort 

TA rating - 4.0– certified in excellence

Location: Laxman Jhula Road, Tapovan, Near Church, Rishikesh

 

Train to Rishikesh

Name/ Train No                           -               Train from     -     Duration    -   Arrival Time    -    Arrival Days

Hemkunt Exp (14610)                    -                 Jammu       -        13h 25m      -    08:00      -      S-M-T-W-T-F-S            

Bandikui-Rishi. Pass (54463)   -   Bandikui, Agra, Laksar   -       21h 50m   -    12:40        -      S-M-T-W-T-F-S

Delhi Rishikesh Pass (54471)        -            Delhi                    -       10h 55m   -   04:30        -     S-M-T-W-T-F-S

Rishi. Hari.Pass (54484)                  -        Haridwar               -          01h         -    16:35         -    S-M-T-W-T-F-S

 

                                                          

Delhi to Rishikesh taxi

The distance between Delhi and Rishikesh by road -232 km. (Approx 5 hrs)

You may choose to hire a cab to Rishikesh from Delhi city, railway station or airport. You can book a taxi like Indica, Micra, Indigo, Dzire, Etios, Innova, Tempo Traveller and luxury cars for your weekend getaway, holiday destination, honeymoon, family outing, pilgrimage etc. You can check the taxi fare and estimated cab cost for Delhi to Rishikesh trip.

Accommodation Rishikesh

Luxury hotel

Ananda in the Himalayas

TA rating – 4.5 – certified in excellence

Location: The Palace Estate, Narendra Nagar Tehri - Garhwal, Narendra Nagar, Uttarakhand 249175

 

Deluxe hotel

The Narayana Palace

TA rating – 3.5 – certified in excellence

Location: Badrinath Road, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201

 

Standard hotel

Raj Resort 

TA rating – 3.5 – certified in excellence

Location: Badrinath Road, Near Laxman Jhula, Tapovan, Tehri Garhwal, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

 

Package Inclusion

  • Breakfast + Dinner

  • 2 Night stay at well furnished room

  • 1 Day tour of Rishikesh site seeing

  • Personal Ac car for 3 Days

  • Pick up and Drop up from Delhi airport or railway station

  • Parking + Toll tax + Driver hault

  • Inclusive of all taxes

 

Package Exclusion

  • Personal expense

  • Any airfare, Railway fare or bus fare ticket

  • Lunch

  • Gst tax

Rishikesh Holidays - Himalayan cool retreat - Itinerary

Upon arrival at Delhi airport or railway station our representative will meet you with warm welcome and take you to Rishikesh which is the land of religiousness and adventure. Enroute Muzaffarnagar you can stop for lunch at Bikano Food Court Restaurant then continue your journey to Rishikesh which is 119 km is left. After reach Rishikesh, you will checkin to hotel. Evening is at your Leisure and have a choice to do some shopping, eating out and stroll for nearby places.

Overnight stay with dinner in hotel

 

Meal:

Breakfast: Served at same hotel - Included

Lunch: You will stop for lunch at Bikano Food Court Restaurant (4.0/5) here you can find all type of food and Jalebi is very famous please try once - Excluded

Dinner: Served at same hotel – Included

 

Today after breakfast we will visit the city tour of Rishikesh and cover the entire famous site seeing which includes Ram Jhula, Lakshaman Jhula, Neer Garh Waterfall and Bharat mata mandir.  After having lunch in Inderlok Hotel we visit some rest of the famous places which are Vashishta Gufa, The Beatles Ashram and Gita Bhawan, Tera manjil mandir then in the evening attend most sacred Ganga aarti at Triveni Ghat.

Overnight stay with dinner at Rishikesh hotel

 

Ram Jhula: Ram jhula is located 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) north of Rishikesh at Muni Ki Reti. There are some of the Hindu ashrams and religious centers like "Gita Bhawan", and "Swargashram" located here. It is famous by the name of the goddess Rama. Ram jhula is also known as Shivananda Jhula

Lakshaman Jhula: Lakshman Jhula connects the borders of the Tehri and Pauri district. The Trayambakeshwar Temple and Sri Raghunathji’s Temple are the attractions around Laxman Jhula. The name of this bridge is providing Laxman jhula because the Rama younger brother Laxman crossed the Ganga by the jute wood on this bridge.

 

Meal:

Breakfast: Served at same hotel - Included

Lunch:  Have lunch at Inderlok Hotel (3.5/5) which provides best service

Dinner:  Served at same hotel - Included

 

After breakfast check out from hotel then proceed for Delhi and drop to Delhi airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour end with lots of memory

Meal:

Breakfast: Served at same hotel - Included

Lunch: You will stop for lunch as per your choice – Excluded

 

Rishikesh Holidays - Himalayan cool retreat - Rates & Dates

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