The climate is contienental but you can visit Rishikesh at point of
time. Rishikesh atmosphere is pleasurable all the year round.
Places of Interests
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Constructed in 1939, Lakshman Jhula is a major attraction
among the tourists. Ram Jhula- The other suspended Iron bridge was
recently constructed between Shivanand Ashram and Sawarg Ashram.
Swarga Ashram -
This ashram is surrounded by number
of temples and has number of eating joints and shops, where you can
actually do the shopping. The beautiful statues in the area mesmerize
Gita Bhavan -
Gita Bhawan is a newly constructed
building, famous for its attractive paintings and statues from the Hindu
mythology. Situated just across the Lakshman Jhula.
Triveni Ghat -
This is a bathing ghat. Daily in the
morning and evening there are thousands who take bath here and enjoy the
Maha Aarti being performed. It very soothing to sit on the banks of the
river and enjoy the cool breeze from the river.
Things to Do
Meditation and Yoga Centre -
Rishikesh is known as
the yoga capital of the world and has number of ashrams in Rishikesh
offering courses on meditation, yoga and Hindu philosophy. The hatha
yoga and pranayama meditation classes at Sri Ved Niketan Ashram are well
Water Rafting -
TThe challenge of violent rivers is no less than
that of the rugged mountains. The icy heights of the Himalayas are the
source of some of India's mighty rivers. Fed by innumerable streams,
they race along tortuous boulder-strewn beds, cutting deep gorges and
breaking into silvery-white rapids.
Rafting In Rishikesh -
River Rafting is a
which is liked by most of the travelers coming to Rishikesh. Thus
September-November and March-April-May are most appropriate. Most of the
river established river camps near the on the Ganges above Rishikesh
operate from the end of September to mid-December, and from mid-February
until late April.
Rishikesh don't have five star hotels but have good number of
comfortable resort in the form of Ashram, There are also dharamsalas and
guest. The Garhwal Vikas Manda Nigam's guest has dormitory as well as
single and double rooms for the tourists. Rishikesh have the famous
Ananda Resort known as Ayurveda Spa.