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Rishikesh Travel Guide (Char Dham)

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Rishikesh (Hrishikesh, Rushikesh or Hrushikesh), is a city located in the foothills of the Himalayas. It is known as The Gateway to the Himalayas and located around 45 km north of another holy city, Haridwar.

Rishikesh is famous for its temples, yoga and meditation, rafting and other adventure activities among tourists.

Rishikesh during Char Dham Yatra

The Char Dham Yatra (Four Shrines Sacred Journey) ideally begins from Rishikesh. Thousands of pilgrims during their yatra visit and take night halt in Rishikesh.

Rishikesh Places to See

  • 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.
  • Bharat Mandir
  • Lakshman Jhula
  • Gita Bhavan: Place of Guru Shri Ram Sukh Daasji, (the great thinker of his time) Popular among the Hindu Brahmin Community.
  • Swarg Ashram: Shri 108 Baba Sali Kamli Wale Swami Atam Prakash Ji. Swargashram ( Heavenly Adobe) as the name connotes is a beautiful place situated in picturesque surroundings at the foot of Himalayas on the left bank of the Ganges between Rishikesh and Laxmanjhula.
  • Parmarth Niketan: One of the few Ashrams left in India where Kids get the Vedas Education.
  • Neelkanth Mahadev Mela
  • Trayambakeshwar Temple: is 13 stories high, with different deities throughout.

Rishikesh Legend and Mythology

Legends state that Lord Rama did penance here for killing Ravana, the demon king of Lanka; and Lakshmana, his younger brother, crossed the river Ganges, at a point, where the present 'Lakshman Jhula' bridge stands today, using a jute rope bridge.

Rishikesh in Char Dham Road Route Plan

Haridwar - Rishikesh - Chamba - Tehri - Dharasu - Barkot - Sayana Chatti - Hanuman Chatti - Jankichatti - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Harsil - Gangotri (Gaumukh) - Srinagar - Rudraprayag - Augustmuni - Phata - Sitapur - Guptkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath - Ukhimath - Chopta - Gopeshwar - Chamoli - Pipalkoti - Joshimath (Auli) - Govindghat - Hanuman Chatti - Badrinath - Nandprayag - Karnprayag - Devprayag

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Rishikesh Hotels and Resorts

There are many options for accommodation in Rishikesh during Char Dham Yatra. Following is the list of hotels, resorts, guest houses in Rishikesh.

List of Rishikesh Hotels

  • Ananda Spa Resort in Rishikesh (For booking visit Ananda Spa Resort)
  • Explore Himalayan Resort (For booking visit Explore Himalaya Resort)
  • Rishikesh Ganga Beach Resort (For booking visit Ganga Beach Resort)
  • Hotel Ganga Kinare (For booking visit Hotel Ganga Kinare)
  • Hotel Ganga View in Rishikesh (For booking visit Ganga View Hotel)
  • WelcomeHeritage Glasshouse on the Ganges (For booking visit Glasshouse on the Ganges)
  • Great Ganga Rishikesh (For booking visit Great Ganga Hotel in Rishikesh)
  • Hill top Swiss Cottage (For booking visit Hill Top Swiss Cottage)
  • Prasanna Inn hotel (For booking visit Prasanna Inn Rishikesh )
  • Hotel Pure Inn (For booking visit Pure Inn)
  • Raj Mahal hotel (For booking visit Hotel Raj Mahal)
  • Rishabh Resort (For booking visit Rishabh Resort)
  • SK Regency Hotel (For booking visit S K Regency)
  • Vashishth Guest House (For booking visit Vashishth Guest House)
  • Hotel Vasundhara Palace (For booking visit Vasundhara Palace Rishikesh )
  • GMVN Rishikesh Bharat Bhoomi Tourist Rest House (Visit to know more GMVN Rishikesh Bharat Bhoomi TRH)
  • GMVN Rishilok Travel Guest House Rishikesh (Visit to know more GMVN Rishilok Travel Guest House)
  • GMVN Ganga Resort Rishikesh (Visit to know more GMVN Ganga Resort TRH Rishikesh)
  • GMVN Kaudiyala Tourist Rest House Rishikesh(Visit to know more GMVN Kaudiyala)
  • Ananda Guest house
  • Green Hotel
  • Hotel Ishan
  • Jaipur Inn
  • Krishna Cottage
  • Lucky Hotel
  • Raj Resort
  • Narayan Palace
  • Tapovan Resort
  • Narayana Resort
  • Risabh Resorts
  • Tripti Hotel
  • Nirmal Ashram in Rishikesh
  • Mount Valley Mama Cottage
  • Hotel Ganesha Inn
  • Hotel Surya Palace
  • Bharat Bhumi Hotel

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