Proudly known as Tapobhumi and acknowledged as the ‘Yoga Capital of the world.” Rishikesh is a spiritual city on the ban ... s of the mighty Ganges famous for its ashrams, temples, yoga houses and its cultural and sacred persona. Visited by millions of travellers seeking solitude and peace, this city is the pioneer of cultural belongingness in the state and is known to be a destination seeked by people all across the world and is a holy spot of immense pilgrimage value. This city in Uttarakhand is also the gateway to the Char Dhams. Full of spiritual encouragement, Rishikesh leaves no behind when adventure comes into play and has been a destination worth visiting for adrenaline junkies.
When it comes to how to spend your days in Rishikesh, there are a lot of things to do. Visit the ashrams - meditate, communicate and learn about spirituality and religion. So many temples around with architecture in a spot-on form to make your eyes glued to them. Rafting and adventure sports on the banks of the Ganges. Walk on Ram Jhula, Lakshaman Jhula and Janki Setu in the evenings taking you to the ghats near the river with numerous cafes serving vegetarian delights and seeking art and music just by sitting there and being mesmerized by nature. Spending your days and nights is the peace that harmony of life brings along making Rishikesh one of the finest spaces to visit if you’re seeking the true form of your soul.
Rishikesh is also home to the highest Bungee point in the country and If you’ve got guts, you’re welcome to try. The Beatles visited Rishikesh in search of guidance and the Beatles Ashram still portrays their memories. The famous Ganga Aarti is conducted on the banks of the Ganges every morning and evening. Numerous cafes and bakeries have been an integral part of the lifestyle in the city and one can enjoy cuisines from the world when in the city.