Rishikesh Sightseeing


Rishikesh Sightseeing & Day Trip Nearby

Rishikesh is an ancient pilgrimage site situated in the foothills of the shivalik range in Garhwal Himalayas.
Rishikesh is welcomes the river ganga to the plain areas.
Innumerable temples, groups of monks in saffron clothes, enchanting sounds of vedic hymns and the divine holiness.



Evening aarti of Goddess Ganga is performed at Triveni Ghat. Triveni is a bathing Ghat where people wash their sins by taking a dip in the holy water of sacred Ganga River. It is believed that the three streams of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati are flowing together underground at this point. Pinda Shradha is also performed at Triveni Ghat.

The Bharat Mandir is the oldest temple of Rishikesh, situated near the Jhanda Chowk. Rishi Rabhya did his penance at this holy spot and the place is devoted to Lord Vishnu. A spectacular sacred Shree Yanthra is placed at the inner canopy of the temple. Bharat Mandir celebrates colourful spring festival called 'Basant Panchami'.

Lakshman Jhula is on of the main attraction of Rishikesh. It is 450 ft long hanging bridge on the river Ganga which was built in 1939. According to myths and legends Laksman, brother of Lord Rama crossed Ganga River on a jute rope from this point. The 13 storied temple is located near Lakshman Jhula where the idols of several Gods.

It is believed that Lakshman performed Tapa at the site of this temple. It is believed that Lord Rama along with his brother Lakshman made a twing bridge near this temple on their way to Himalayas. The main attraction in this temple is the Rishi Kund, where Lord Ram and Lakshman bathed in order to get rid of their sins of killing the demon Ravana.

Geeta Bhawan is one of the oldest temple complexes situated by the side of Ram Jhula on the banks of sacred Ganges in Rishikesh. Gita Bhavan is dedicated as a Museum for puranic and mythological awareness for the common public. Building consists of a very large complex comprising discourse halls and over 1000 rooms available free of charge for the stay of devotees.

Thousands of devotees visit Neelkanth Mahadev every month throughout the year. It is situated on the summit of the mountain across the sacred Ganga River. According to mythology this is the place where Lord Shiva drank the venom produced during 'Sagar Manthan' which turned his throat blue and was thus the place was named as Neelkanth. Neelkanth and Mahadev are names of Lord Shiva.

Across the Ramjhoola Bridge stands the mammoth Parmarth Niketan Ashram. The ashram has hundreds of rooms. It conducts many religious programmes. Foreigners can stay only with special permission.

Modestly started by Swami Sivanand as an ashram, it has today grown into the Divine life Society with branches in India and abroad. The activities of the society include studies of Vedanta and Yoga, a hospital and the production of herbal medicines.

One of the oldest ashrams in Rishikesh, its founder Swami Vishudhanand was also known as the 'Kali Kamli Wala' (One with The Black Blanket). Today the Kali Kamliwala Kshetra is a mammoth organization embracing many activities.

Mussoorie Nearby

Rishikesh Nearby


Is a hill station which needs no introduction as it is one of the most frequently visited hill station of India. Mussoorie is set in the foothills of Himalayas in the Dehradun district of Garhwal region in Uttarakhand state. Mussoorie is situated 77kms from Rishikesh and is set at an elevation of 2005mts above sea level.

New Tehri Garhwal

Rishikesh Nearby


New Tehri is the only planned town of Uttarakhand state which was made during the construction of the Tehri dam. Every month thousands of tourists visit Tehri to see the stagnant water of the massive Tehri Dam. The Dam is situated amidst high mountains many of which are submerged under water. New Tehri is very well connected with motorable roads. New Tehri is situated 76kms from Rishikesh.

Devprayag Holy Land

Rishikesh Nearby


Devprayag is the sacred confluence of the two holy rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda making its water holier with the formation of Ganga River. Devprayag is one of the five confluences of Alaknanda River and the origin of Ganga River. Devprayag is the seat of the pundits of Badrinath Dham. Devprayag is located at an elevation of 472mts above sea level at the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi River. It is located 71kms from Rishikesh.

Dhanaulti Himalaya

Rishikesh Nearby


Dhanaulti is situated 84kms from Rishikesh amidst thick alpine forests of deodar, rhododendron and oak and it offers an atmosphere of perfect peace & tranquility. Dhanolti often brings surprise for the tourists as the beauty of Dhanaulti is yet to be explored and is less popular amongst people. The woods, cool environment, scenic valleys, lovely weather and enchanting view of snow capped peaks of majestic Himalayan range makes it an ideal retreat for a relaxed holiday. Dhanolti is situated on the Mussoorie-Chamba route. The popularity of scenic beauteousness of Dhanaulti is now emerging as a travel destination. If you want to get away from the crowd and busy markets of Mussoorie, then head towards Dhanaulti.

Kanatal Himalaya

Rishikesh Nearby


Kanatal is situated 73kms from Rishikesh on Mussoorie-Chamba Road in the Tehri district of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state. Kanatal is a picturesque lake with pristine water which was forgotten and the lake almost died. Kanatal is now emerging as a popular tourist destination.

Chamba Himalaya

Rishikesh Nearby


Chamba is one of the best excursion of Rishikesh as the place offers panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan range and the sacred view of the Bhagirathi River. Chamba is situated 58kms from Rishikesh at an altitude of 1676mts above sea level. Chamba is quite and serene with pine and deodar trees everywhere.

Haridwar Uttarakhand

Rishikesh Nearby


Haridwar is the gateway to the Char Dhams of Hindus situated in Uttarakhand, namely Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri. Haridwar is also written as Hardwar. Haridwar in Hindi means Dwar of Hari or Gateway to God where 'Hari' means god and 'dwar' means gate. Haridwar is visited by lakhs of devotees every month to take a sacred dip in the holy water of Ganga River. Kumbh Mela will be celebrated after a long span of 12 years in Haridwar in the year 2010. Har-ki-Pauri, Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi are the main attraction of the town. Haridwar is situated 25kms from Rishikesh.

Narendra Nagar Uttarakhand

Rishikesh Nearby


it is located 15 kms from Rishikesh on the Rishikesh-Chamba road, Narendra Nagar is a historical town. Apart from historical importance, this town also has archaeological importance.

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What's Nearby

  • The closest airport for Hotel Grand Tapovan is the Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun 30 km.
  • Rishikesh Center railway station is 35 minutes drive from the Hotel
  • Drive from New Delhi to the Hotel is 5-To-6 hrs