Rishikesh is the Yoga Capital of the World and is situated in the foothills of the Himalayas where the rivers Ganga and Chandrabhaga converge. It is a well known destination for yoga ashrams, ancient temples and adventure activities. Rishikesh is situated at an elevation of around 370 meters above the sea level.
Climate in Rishikesh: The summers are hot from March to June and the temperature reaching up to 39 degrees Celsius. The monsoons are from July to September. The winters are pleasant from October to February and the temperature reaching up to 7 degree Celsius.
Best time to visit Rishikesh: The best time to visit Rishikesh is from September to June. The alluring city of Rishikesh is visited by pilgrims, travelers and yoga and adventure enthusiast.
How to reach Rishikesh: Rishikesh is at a distance of 240 km from Delhi via NH 334, which is a 5 ½ hrs drive and 225 km from Chandigarh via Nh 344, which is a 5 hrs drive. The nearest railway station is at a distance of around 25 km in Haridwar and the nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport at a distance of around 34 km in Dehradun.
Places to visit in Rishikesh: Triveni Ghat, Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Spa and Wellness Centres, Shivpuri, Omkarananda Ashram, Swami Dayananda Ashram, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Himshail Waterfall, Neer Garh Waterfall, International Yoga Festival Read More
Things to do in Rishikesh: Beach Camping, River Rafting, Trekking, Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox, Walking Tour, Cliff Jumping, Rock Climbing