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Rishikesh - Mussoorie Tour Package from Delhi - Land of God - Fantastic Snow Capped Hills Views
Rishikesh - Mussoorie Tour Package from Delhi: Overview
Rishikesh & Mussoorie are famous and well visited place where the entire tourist comes and enjoys their holidays in cool and fresh environment with their family and friends. Holiday travel India provides you a luxuries chance to visit in the land of Himachal Pradesh by visiting Rishikesh & Mussoorie. Rishikesh is the land of God and Mussoorie stands for fantastic snow capped views. Rishikesh - Mussoorie Tour Package from Delhi brings a chance to enjoy your holiday with perfect tourist guideline and accommodation and relax or enjoy your holiday with us.
What is unique in “Rishikesh - Mussoorie Tour Package from Delhi”?
As the part of the uniqueness of this package holiday travel India made a perfect combination of the pilgrimage tour and as well as a fun and enjoyment tour with ravishing sightseeing’s of Rishikesh and Mussoorie. In this fantastic 4N/ 5D tour you will also take pleasure of some adventure activities like river rafting in Rishikesh and paragliding in Mussooie which are very famous fun for their. 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.
Rishikesh - Mussoorie Tour Package from Delhi: Highlights
Sightseeing visit of Rishikesh and Mussoorie
Explore Ram Jhula, Lakshaman Jhula, Vashishta Gufa
Visit Beatles Ashram and Gita Bhawan
Attend most sacred Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat
Enjoy Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Lake
Excursion of Sir George Everest’s House, Jwalaji Temple
Visit Christ Church and Camel’s Back Road
Picturesque Lal Tibba, Company Garden, Cloud's End, Municipal Garden
Iconic Jharipani Falls, The Mall, Bhatta Falls
Fun and adventure by paragliding & river rafting
Get enjoy taking photography of surrounding beauty
Take pleasure of street shopping at local market and delicious local cuisines
May-25 To Jun-30
Jul-01 To Sep-30
Dec-23 To Jan-05
4N /5D Standered Packege
CHD Mussoorie Gateway(Mussoorie), Raj Resort (Rushikesh)
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4N / 5D Deluxe Package
Hotel New Howard(Mussoorie), Narayana Palace(Rushikesh)
|Rs 17300||Rs 18000||Rs 16500||Rs 0|
4N / 5D Luxury Package
JW Marriott Walnut Grove Resort & Spa(Mussoorie), The Grand Shiva Resort & Spa(Rushikesh)
|Rs 43900||Rs 45800||Rs 42200||Rs 0|
Pick and Drop facility from Delhi Airport/Railway Station
Night accommodation according to tour plan
Daily breakfast + Lunch + Dinner as per plane
2 Nights in Rishikesh with site seeing
2Night in Mussoorie with site seeing
Personal AC car for transportation
All taxes, Driver allowance, parking’s
Activity Charges at hill stations
Shopping, All personal expenses
Extra and personal meals/Beverages
Airfare/Train fare to Delhi (will be arranged on request)
Entry fee for sightseeing
Upon arrival at Delhi airport or railway station meets with our representative, they will proceed you to Rishikesh which is well known as a most religious land of Hindu. During this five hours journey may stop for lunch at enroute highway Vijay Hotel & Restaurant which is located in Muzaffarnagar. After having a lunch we continue your journey towards Rishikesh. Upon arrival you will be transferred to hotel and the evening is free at your leisure. You may go for stroll nearby places, get enjoy taking photography of surrounding beauty and may go for street shopping at local market as your choice.
Overnight stay with dinner at Rishikesh hotel
Today after breakfast we enjoy the city tour of Rishikesh. We cover the entire famous site seeing which includes Ram Jhula and Lakshaman Jhula. After having a lunch in Inderlok Hotel we visit some rest of the famous places of Rishikesh which includes Vashishta Gufa, The Beatles Ashram and Gita Bhawan. Apart from that we have another way to have fun in Rishikesh by river rafting in holy river Ganga which is very famous activity for their. In the evening attend most sacred Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat and then back to your hotel.
Overnight stay with dinner at Rishikesh hotel
Ram Jhula: Ram jhula is located 3 kilometres (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.
Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat: Triveni Ghat is the main attractive place at the sight of the Ganga River. In the evening Maha Aarti of Goddess Ganga, give the beautiful seen for the tourist. In the evening you can see the prayer to the Ganga by the Sants.
Vashishta Gufa: The name of the Vashishta Gufa is given beyond the name of Rishi Vashisht (The one of the Saptarishis). Rishi Vashistha was one of the authors of ancient Indian scripture Rigveda. Vashistha was also Guru of Lord Ram, and he was also Rajpurohit (Chief priest) of Ikshwaku family (Surya Vansh).
Gita Bhawan: The Gita Bhavan is part of Gita press, the press which publishes the Hindu religious books or literature. This place is also famous for its cloth store, sweet shop and Ayurvedic pharmacy. It is close to Laxman Jhoola and never too crowded. A large number of devotees visit and stay here for holy Ganges dip, listening to discourses and sadhana & meditation.
The Beatles Ashram: The Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh, in northern India, to attend an advanced Transcendental Meditation (TM) training session at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. This is very old building, use by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for his Sadhana (Meditation). It is very nice place to see the adventures history.
After breakfast we drive for Mussoorie which is very high altitude scenic hill station in India. Upon arrival check into hotel and get refreshed. Now we visit some famous or well known places of Mussoorie which includes Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Lake. May have lunch in Upahaar restaurant then we will visit some more popular site seeing which involves Sir George Everest’s House, Jwalaji Temple, Christ Church and Camel’s Back Road then in the evening return to your hotel.
Overnight stay with dinner at Mussoorie hotel
Kempty Falls: It is a beautiful waterfall, which falls from a height of about 40 ft from a mountain it is a wonderful surrounding to just sit and listen to the sound of the water which falls on the rocky bed of the water below among the lush green vicinity
Gun Hill: Gun Hill is one of the popular tourist attractions of Mussoorie, possessing historical significance dating back to pre-independence the place lies at an altitude of 2,024 meters above sea level and offers some majestic views of the surroundings.
Mussoorie Lake: A nice small lake, which is created by a natural water fall you can see duck swimming in lake, you can ride a paddle boat here as well and enjoy the amazing surroundings.
Sir George Everest’s House: The house belonged to the famous surveyor and geographer, Sir George Everest, after whom the world’s highest peak is named. He stayed in Mussoorie for around a good 30 years and the house showcases some interesting facts about the famous personality.
Jwalaji Temple: The place enshrines a centuries old idol of the Hindu deity Goddess Durga, the manifestation of supreme beauty and deadly power in the Hindu mythology. It is located t a distance of around 9 kilometers west from Mussoorie
Christ Church: Christ Church was constructed in 1836 and is believed to be the oldest existing church in the Himalayan ranges. Possessing Gothic design and architectural styles, the stained glass windows in the Church represent the events in the life of Jesus Christ the walls and interiors of the church are beautifully decorated to grab attention of visitors.
Camel’s Back Road: The place offers a picturesque view of the sunset and a life like resemblance of a sitting camel. One can also enjoy long walks and horse riding here.
Today after breakfast we have full time to spend in the beauty of the queen of hills – Mussoorie. Now we visit another famous place of Mussoorie which involves Lal Tibba, Company Garden, Cloud's End, Municipal Garden, Jharipani Falls, The Mall and Bhatta Falls.
Mussoorie's is a good place for adventure Sports like paragliding as well. There are some trekking opportunities also available here so we enjoy paragliding here for fun and adventure.
After breakfast checkout from the hotel then we will drive to Delhi. Upon arrival you will be dropped to Delhi airport or railway station for onwards journey where tour will be end with lots of unforgettable memories.
How to Reach Rishikesh from Delhi
By Air: In Rishikesh does not have any Airport facility, so we can not directly reach to the Rishikesh by the Flights/Airline. 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 and Mussoorie
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. Where, the (March to June) summer season is best for enjoy the coldness of the Mussoorie in the summer season, and enjoy the peaceful cold weather seen in summer season. The hills of Mussoorie make enjoy full summer vacation with family and friends.
Specialty of Rishikesh and Mussoorie
Rishikesh especially famous for religiousness of the goddess. Ganga (famous Hindu Religious River in the world). In Rishikesh also some Hindu religious temples and places are located. The other one of the famous shopping in Rishikesh is Scorpion Handicrafts which is amazing in the look. Where, the specialty of Mussoorie is the hill stations and snow views of Himalayas. Mussoorie is the famous tourist spot with lots of historical stories and varieties of flora and fauna.
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
Best Restaurant in Rishikesh
Mukti's Health Food: Located a few hundred meters west of the Shivanand Jhula Bridge, Mukti's Health Food is a much loved food joint, especially for its delectable and fresh organic, health food.
Tulsi Restaurant: Gorging on multi cuisine specialties here, you can see a lot of westerners coming in. A comprehensive menu that's mostly vegetarian, it's one of the best places for a quick bite.
Ganga Beach Restaurant: People come here asking for wood-fired pizzas, burritos, crepes and the ice-cold lassi. Plus, there's the uninterrupted view of the swiftly flowing Ganga from the restaurant. Apart from the snacks, there's the usually North Indian cuisine as well.
Oasis Cafe: With an open terrace and a chill out zone for the lovers of food, Oasis Restaurant is a new age food joint. It’s partially made of bamboo, adding to its rustic feel. Apart from the main course, there's quite a lot on offer including an array of sandwiches, soups, pastas, breads and more.
Best Restaurant in Mussoorie
Maacozy: Located on the bustling Mall Road this restaurant cum cafe is a great place to kick back and relax while you enjoy a lavish fare. With elegant and cozy interiors, the place has an inviting seating area. You can order Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisines along with refreshing drinks.
Four Seasons: The lavish spread has everything you want in the name of Chinese cuisine; ranging from steaming momos, tasty noodles to delicious soups and rice, you will love every offering on the menu. If you also want to try the delectable Indian spread, don't forget to order Paneer Pasanda, Paneer Tikka, Malai Kofta, Dal Makhni and more.
City point restaurant: A great place to enjoy that early morning breakfast or a hearty lunch, this wood paneled hangout zone promises a wonderful time for its guests.
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.
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.
Ananda in the Himalayas
TA rating – 4.5 – certified in excellence
Location: The Palace Estate, Narendra Nagar Tehri - Garhwal, Narendra Nagar, Uttarakhand 249175
The Narayana Palace
TA rating – 3.5 – certified in excellence
Location: Badrinath Road, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201
TA rating – 3.5 – certified in excellence
Location: Badrinath Road, Near Laxman Jhula, Tapovan, Tehri Garhwal,, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
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 - Jet Airways (9W – 2832)
Timing - 07:35 08:40 01h 05m (Non Stop)
Flight name – Spicejet (SG – 2328)
Timing - 18:45 19:35 00h 50m (Non Stop)
Flight name -IndiGo (6E 652_ 964)
Timing - 5:25 - 12:05 M T W T F S S 6h 40m (1 Stop)
Flight name - IndiGo (6E 652)
Timing - 5:25 - 12:30 M T W T F S S 7h 5m (1 Stop)
Climate in Mussoorie
Winter (October to February): This season stays here from October to February with chilly weather conditions and snow. The temperature at night can reach down to subzero levels and roads usually get obstructed by snow from December till mid of February.
Summer (March to June): Season of summer in this region with a very pleasant duration and an average temperature around 37°C. For sightseeing and adventures it is the best season to visit Mussoorie.
Monsoon (July to mid-September): the monsoon season appears with moderate rainfall and can cause landslides, making it risky to travel.
How to reach Mussoorie from Delhi
By Bus: Mussoorie is well-linked with a network of bus services, which includes private tour operators as well as state transport corporations. Also, the proximity to Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarakhand makes Mussoorie all the more accessible.
By Train: There are numerous trains connecting New Delhi with Dehradun, such as the Shatabdi Express (as well as the Jan Shatabdi Express), the Mussoorie Express and the Nizamuddin AC Special. All the above mentioned trains pass through Haridwar.
By Air: The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun which lies approximately 54 kilometers away and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.
Mussoorie local sightseeing
Camel's Back Road: The name of this road is derived from its rocks placement and its shape like camel’s hump and is popular trekking spot also offering horse-rides. Camel's Back Road is a stretch of 3 km long natural display of rocks. Offering a beautiful view of sunset, sunrise and snow capped mountains, the road is ideally used by locals for carrying out morning and evening walks. Surrounded by mountains and lush green surroundings, the road is known for its natural beauty. Tourists can also visit this place by trekking through various mountain peaks.
Lal Tibba: Lal Tibba is the highest peak's topmost point and most famous place in Mussoorie. It is the highest point in Mussoorie is situated in Landour area, which is the oldest populated place in the destination. The site was also referred to as a Depot Hill, due to the presence of depot in the region. The beautiful views of sunrise and sunset from this vantage point can also be seen by travellers visiting Lal Tibba. Tourists can have beautiful views of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Banderpunch and other Himalyan ranges from this telescope.
Company Garden: Located at 3 km from The Mall, Company Garden is a well maintained picnic spot with a mini lake, a flower garden and an amusement park in it. Also known as Municipal Garden, it is one of the best spots for picnic.
Cloud's End: Cloud’s End is situated at a distance of around 6 km from the west of the Library marks the end of Mussoorie. It is covered by thick jungles and tracks 2 km up to the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary. It offers a lovely walking track. This place offers a great view of Aglar River Valley. Couples visiting this place can witness beautiful views and pleasant atmosphere and can witness variety of species of flora and fauna, while following the path to reach the attraction.
Kempty Falls: Kempty Falls is a beautiful location to take a dip in the water falling from an altitude of 40 feet located on the way between Dehradun-Mussoorie roads. It is a perfect place to take a short swim or fish. Kempty Falls, one of the most renowned waterfalls in Uttarakhand, offers a mesmerizing panoramic view as the water falls from a great height.
Gun Hill: A lovely and second highest peak of Mussoorie, Gun Hill is favorite place for viewing picturesque Himalayan range and Doon Valley. Gun Hill offers an enchanting view of some of the highest Himalayan ranges namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and the Gangotri group, along with a picturesque view of the Mussoorie town and the Doon Valley which makes perfect romantic place.
Municipal Garden: Municipal Garden, also known as Company Bagh which is situated in the Happy Valley area of this beautiful town and located at around 3.0 km from the Library point. Creating a replica of colonial gardens, the place has a lush green carpet of lawns and a fountain, which is located in its centre. Couples can enjoy boating in the artificial lake, recently constructed within the garden. The garden houses a large variety of flora and birds, making it popular among nature lovers.
Jharipani Falls: This romantic place is located 6.0 km downhill of Mussoorie Jharipani Falls is situated near the village of Jharipani, which is at a distance of around 7 km from the destination. This fall is one of the beautiful places, ideal for picnic, nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. The site offers a beautiful view of Shivalik range from Jharipani village to the tourists. The surroundings of the falls are adorned with various species of wild flowers, creepers, shrubs and plants, which grow on the mountainous rocks on its sides.
The Mall: The Mall is most famous promenade in Queen of the Hills; Mussoorie situated at a height of above 2000 meters, The Mall is major attraction in Mussoorie for honeymooners and is one of the prominent shopping locations situated at the centre of the destination. Dotted with benches and lampposts lined up at the sides of roads, the Mall offers architectural styles of colonial period. Tibetans can also be seen in the market place, who sells woollens, fabric wall hangings, imported goods, Tibetan metal ware and a collection of wooden items. Apart from this, walking sticks, bowls, trays, cane baskets and jewellery are the other prominent articles available at the Mall
Bhatta Falls: This lovely place is a recently developed picnic spot near Mussoorie. Located at about 7 km from main Mussoorie city, Bhatta Falls is still untouched by co Located about 7 km from Mussoorie, Bhatta Falls has natural stream of water flowing down the hills. Bhatta Falls is a must visit place for nature lovers and honeymooners as you can capture nature at its best here. The place is also loved as a picnic spot by tourists
Things to do in Mussoorie
Mussoorie's is a good place for adventure Sports like paragliding as well. There are some trekking opportunities also available here and other things to do for enjoying like:
Swimming in lake, you can ride a paddle boat
Stay in Resort near Kempty Falls, Paragliding
Camp and Trek to Dhanaulti & Trek to Taptibba
Camping at Kanatal in Mussorie
Rock climbing and rappelling in Mussoorie
Outing at Hermitage in Kanatal
Rafting, Boating and Fishing – Playing with raging waters
Shopping – For no trip is complete without buying a bag full of souvenirs
Photography of eye catching surroundings
Mussoorie temperature in April
The temperature in April of Mussoorie is remaining very favorable and pleasant because of its high altitude and the hill resort escapes the extreme heat of summer season. The temperature rises to a maximum of 30 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature is recorded at 10 degree Celsius during this season.
Best place to stay in Mussoorie
JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa
TA rating – 4.5 – certified in excellence
Location: Village Siya, Kempty Fall Road, Tehri Garhwal, Mussoorie
Facilities: JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa boasts spacious bathrooms and includes high end bath amenities such as slippers and bathrobes. The resort has its in house Cedar Spa by L'Occitane where the guests can rejuvenate themselves. Dine in facilities at the several on site restaurants of the hotel may seem ideal. Hotel also has the Mussoorie's largest entertainment center- The Den that features a range of activities and services like the bowling alleys, gaming consoles, billiard room and more. The 4,000 square feet venue is also ideal for hosting weddings.
TA rating – 4.0 – certified in excellence
Location: Rockcliff Estate HillTop, Gun Hill, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Facilities: All the rooms of the resort are well furnished and equipped with high end facilities like the television, dry kitchenette, sofa-cum-bed, tea/coffee maker, toaster, mini-fridge, microwave oven and utensils. The open-air multi-cuisine restaurant has an exclusive menu.
Avalon Resorts Private Limited
TA rating – 3.5– certified in excellence
Location: Rock Cliff Estate, Gunhill, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand 248079
Facilities: The Avalon Resort Pvt Ltd has a 24 hour at your service, front desk and free Wi-Fi throughout. Guests can also access the kid’s club and the games room making the Avalon Resorts Private Limited an ideal gateway for the kids. Besides, other high end facilities like air-conditioned rooms and suites, CD player, mountain-view balcony, private bathroom, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, free toiletries and a hairdryer are also available. On site restaurant of the resort offers great food. You can pick from a diverse range of Indian cuisine as well as international dishes.
Royal Orchid Fort Resort
TA rating – 4.0 – certified in excellence
Location: Tara Hall Estate, Picture Palace Road, Mussoorie,
Facilities: The legendary 6-acre Tara Hall Estate is a tribute to the modern day architecture. Though the Resort is built like an ancient fort, it assures both leisure of a complete family time as well as the royalty of being here courtesy the diverse range of facilities like the a multi cuisine restaurant, 24-hour room service, satellite television, Banquet and Conferencing services.
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.
Some of the important temples in Rishikesh are:
Nilkanth Mahadeo temple, Kunjapuri temple, parmarth niketan temple,
bharat mandir, geeta bhawan, tera manzil temple,
rishikund tank and raghunath temple,
triveni Ghat temple, Shatrughna Mandir,
Lakshman Mandir are the ancient temples established by Adi Shankaracharya. Shatrughna Temple is near Ram Jhula and Lakshman Mandir is near Lakshman Jhula.
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
TA rating - 4.0– certified in excellence
Location: Laxman Jhula Road, Tapovan, Near Church, Rishikesh,
Train to rishikesh
Train No/ Name - 14610 Hemkunt Express
Train Coming to Rishikesh from- Jammu (Duration 13h 25m) Arr
Arrival Time- 08:00 Arrival Days – S-M-T-W-T-F-S
Train No/ Name – 54463 Bandikui-Rishikesh Passenger
Train Coming to Rishikesh from- Bandikui, Agra, Laksar (Duration 21h 50m)
Arrival Time -12:40 Arrival Days – S-M-T-W-T-F-S
Train No/ Name – 54471 Delhi Rishikesh Passenger (Un Reserved)
Train Coming to Rishikesh from- Delhi (Duration 10h 55m)
Arrival Time- 04:30 Arrival Days – S-M-T-W-T-F-S
Train No/ Name – 54484 Rishikesh Haridwar Passenger
Train Coming to Rishikesh from - Haridwar (Duration 01h)
Arrival Time -16:35 Arrival Days – 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.
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.