Some years back we all visited Rishikesh for one reason, and that reason was the pilgrimage. After some time Rishikesh evidently became famous for the ‘yoga therapy’ ashrams. Here you could stay, relax, work on your health and even get some spiritual guidance. One reason that has made Rishikesh the go-to destination for not just culture but adventure sports. With the new addition to the list, the outstation destination has become an all-in-one travel endpoint. We can see the youngsters pouncing on the adventure dominant tours, and on the other hand, we can notice the families and individuals enjoying the whole package.
The most famous Pilgrimage sights of Rishikesh:
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple – A Hindu Temple dedicated to Neelkanth an avatar of Lord Shiva. The temple stands erect at the height of 1330 meters. The temple is one of the native pilgrimage destinations which gather vast crowds of devotees throughout the year.
Triveni Ghat – The famous ghat situated along the lines in Rishikesh is known for being a part of the river Ganga. It is the largest ghat located in Rishikesh.
Lakshmana Jhula and Ram Jhula – The two iron suspension bridges along the Ganges provide the unique scenic view of the city of Rishikesh as well as the voluminous waves of the sacred river flowing below.
The most popular Yoga Ashrams in Rishikesh:
Since thousands of years, Rishikesh has been a hub for saints to meditate. As the city flourished, an increase in the Ayurveda and Yoga practices could be seen. The destination is famous worldwide for the multiple therapies it facilitates. Large numbers of foreigners visit the place to experience the culture and the ancient tradition of health and medicine, which the bountiful city represents.
There are multiple Yoga therapy institutions one can visit pre-booking for the day or even as long as a week or a month. Also, known as the ‘Worlds Capital of Yoga.’
The most awaited Adventure sports you can try:
Whitewater rafting and kayaking, Hiking, Backpacking, Campaign, Rock climbing, Rappelling and Bungee jumping are the sport that attracts tourists from India and Abroad all around the year. With the hills in sight, you can go along hiking in the foothills of the Himalayas. The Ganges becomes the gateway for the adventure water sports. The easy access to the roads at the Himalayan foothills makes Rishikesh the ultimate outstation destination to travel.