About Rishikesh

Yoga Capital of India


Rishikesh Overview

Rishikesh, properly known as the "Yoga Capital of the World", is located in the heart of the Northern state of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is famous for its natural beauty, pristine rivers, old-age temples, and ashrams. Thousands of visitors come to Rishikesh every year from all over the globe. Let's start a short journey to Rishikesh.

Yoga Town with Spiritual Seekers - 

Rishikesh is a perfect place for spiritual people and, most importantly, for those who love Yoga because Rishikesh has been full of yoga enthusiasts for centuries. Rishikesh will take you back to the time of Lord Vishnu when lord Vishnu defeated the demon, Madhu. 

Rishikesh is also starting point of the Char Dham Yatra, including Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Saints like Swami Vivekananda, Swami Sivananda, and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi from all over the world come to Rishikesh to seek spiritual wisdom. Rishikesh is filled with several ashrams and yoga centres, and people come from different parts of the world to meditate or relax their souls. The mesmerising views and perfect blend of Nature and modernisation create self-reflection and inner exploration.

Ganges: A careful river -

Ganga is the most iconic and holistic river in the Hindu Religion. Ancient rituals, aarti, and pooja always go there on the ghat. One of the most famous ghats is Triveni Ghat, which locals and travellers visit in the evening to participate in aarti, which is dedicated to the Ganga. Suppose you want to experience something unique or want to do some crazy. In that case, you can do adventure activities in Rishikesh. Rishikesh is known for its adventures, including rafting, Bungee jumping, Kayaking, Camping and much more. It is a hub for adventure seekers who come to experience Nature from all over the world.

Temples and Ashrams -

Rishikesh impacts its rich cultural heritage from its old age temples, religions and ashrams. You can explore the various temples, and one of the most famous temples is Neelkanth Mahadev Temple surrounded by lush greenery. 

Take the chance to visit the Beatles Ashram and Parmarth Niketan Ashram. They are one of the most famous ashrams in Rishikesh and are known for their Yoga and religious culture. Every year the International Yoga Festival is organised for all yoga lovers so they can participate in this from all over the world. The Beatles ashram was home to various legendary British brands in the visit of 1960.

The Wonder of Nature - 

Rishikesh is a picture-perfect place for the nature lovers. Great himalayas and lush greenery surround Rishikesh. Visit the famous Valley Flowers National Park and the Rajaji National Park; they contain many flora and fauna. If you are an adventure lover, you can explore the Kunjapuri Temple Trek or Neer Garh Waterfall Trek to capture the breathtaking views of Nature and waterfalls. Rishikesh is also famous for its Ayurveda. Rishikesh has the n number of wellness centres, Ayurvedic Therapies, and massages that help cure diseases and provide peace to your soul.

Conclusion - 

Rishikesh is a combination of culture, health, and adventure, which offers a unique experience to those who are searching for peace. This place gives you a soothing vibe near Ganga, the perfect destination for Yoga, meditation and self-identification. Suppose you are a nature lover, spiritual seeker or adventure lover. In that case, Rishikesh welcomes you and assures you of an unforgettable journey.

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Why is Rishikesh popular among travellers?

Rishikesh is popular among travellers because it attracts every type of traveller, whether you are an adventure lover, nature lover, spiritual seeker, or you love yoga. It is a perfect blend of nature, spirituality and outdoor activities.

Which are the must-visit places in Rishikesh?

Some of the must-visit places in Rishikesh are Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Ganga Aarti, Suspension Bridges, Triveni Ghat, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and don’t miss a visit to Beatles Ashram.

Is it possible to do yoga and meditation in Rishikesh?

Yes, ofcourse you can do yoga and meditation in Rishikesh. Rishikesh is a “Yoga Captial of India” surrounded by various yoga centres, meditation classes and much more. You can relax over there by performing yoga.

Does Rishikesh have adventure activities to do?

Yes, Rishikesh has various adventure activities, like rafting, bungee jumping, camping, and kayaking.

Does Rishikesh has any famous ashrams?

Yes, Rishikesh has found Ashrams, including the Parmarth Niketan, Sivananda Ashram, and the Osho Ganga Dham Ashram.

Does Rishikesh is vegetarian friendly?

Yes, Rishikesh is vegetarian-friendly. Rishikesh offers various veg cuisines.

Which time is considered best to visit Rishikesh?

The best time to visit Rishikesh is from February to June or from September to November. During this time, the weather is a little cold and soothes with the adjustable temperature and clear sky.


How to reach Rishikesh?

Every mode of transport connects Rishikesh. You can reach Rishikesh by road, rail or air.

Does Rishikesh has affordable accommodation?

Yes, Rishikesh has affordable accommodation. You can find the stay according to your budget; multiple guesthouses, hostels, hotels, luxury resorts and spas offer multiple services.

Is it possible to explore nearby destinations?

Yes, you can explore the nearby destinations. You can visit famous hill stations like Mussoorie and Dhanaulti. These are the religious town of Haridwar and Badrinath.


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Rajesh Gupta

Perfect Weekend Getaway

BanBanjara made our weekend escape to Rishikesh flawless. The campsite was well-maintained, and the adventure activities were a blast. We're already planning our next trip!

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Aryan Singh

Exceptional Service

The staff at BanBanjara went above and beyond to make our trip special. They were accommodating, friendly, and ensured everything ran smoothly. A big thank you!

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Arjun Singh

Time of My Life: Breathtaking Location and Fun Activities

I had the time of my life on this trip! The activities were so much fun, and the location was breathtaking. BanBanjara truly knows how to create a memorable experience.

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Anjali Mishra

Fantastic Blend of Adventure and Serenity at Rishikesh

BanBanjara's Rishikesh package was a fantastic blend of adventure and relaxation. The guides were knowledgeable, and the campsite's serene environment made it a perfect getaway.

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Ishika Singh

Scenic and Serene

Rishikesh's natural beauty is awe-inspiring, and this package amplified the experience. The camp's location was perfect, the service was great, and I left feeling rejuvenated.

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Sneha Kapoor

Yoga and Relaxation

I sought tranquility and found it here. The yoga sessions by the river were so peaceful, and the cottages provided the perfect retreat from the city hustle. Thank you, BanBanjara!

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Siddharth Pandey

Friendly Staff

The staff at the camp were extremely hospitable. They made us feel welcome and were always ready to assist. It added a personal touch to our stay.

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Tara Choudhary

Nature Lover's Paradise

For nature lovers like me, this camp is paradise. The guided nature walks were enlightening, and the opportunity to immerse in the outdoors was a treat.

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Sarah Johnson

Adventure Enthusiast's Paradise

My Rishikesh camping experience with BanBanjara was a thrill-seeker's dream come true. The river rafting was exhilarating, and the campsite was comfortable. I'll cherish these memories forever.

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Emily Williams

Serenity and Adventure

This package offered a perfect balance of tranquility and adventure. From meditation by the Ganges to adrenaline-pumping rafting, BanBanjara knows how to create a memorable experience.

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