Rishikesh

Why visit Haridwar & Rishikesh?

Travel to beautiful Rishikesh, the gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas and the renowned “Yoga and Adventure Capital” of India.

Thronged with ashrams, temples, shrines, pilgrims and sadhus (spiritual men), Rishikesh is marked by an atmosphere uniquely its own. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in Northern India, it is known as the Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas.

Rishikesh is good starting point for treks to a number of Himalayan pilgrimage centres. It is also renowned as the “Yoga Capital of the World” and is where the legendary band, The Beatles, resided with their guru.

Why Visit?

  • Take in the spectacular scenery of the region which provides exceptional photographic opportunities.
  • Unwind with a relaxing Ayurvedic treatment with the mighty Himalayas as your backdrop or take a yoga and meditation class.
  • Be adventurous and embark on fun-filled excursions such as adrenaline-pumping river rafting on the Ganges, rock climbing and bungee jumping

Climate

Summer (May – September)
Min 25°C/77°F Max 45 C/113’F

Winter (October – April)
Min 5°C/41°F Max 25°C/77°F