Rishikesh and it’s ghats is where music sets everyone free.

From the buzz of Rishikesh enthusiasts during day to the hymns in evenings, the musical vibe brings each one to be at peace in their own vibrant world.

Must dos at Rishikesh – apart from adventure sports and yoga.

  • Plunge in to the divine Ganga and cleanse your body, mind and soul.
  • Rejuvenate/Revitalize at the Ganga ghats in mornings and evenings.
  • Attend evening aarti (prayers) at Parmarth Niketan Ashram ghat and Triveni ghat.
  • Enjoy the walk from Ram Jhula to Laxman Jhula.
  • Go for trekking – Waterfall trek, Kunjapuri Trek and Neelkanth Mahadev Trek
  • Go on a cycle excursion around Rishikesh.

How to reach Rishikesh

  • From Delhi, Rishikesh is about 240 kms by road.
  • Best Route by Road: Delhi-Ghaziabad-Modinagar-Muzaffarnagar-Roorke-Rishikesh
  • Buses from Delhi (ISBT Kashmere Gate) to Rishikesh are available, departs in the morning & late evening.
  • Flights from Delhi to Dehradun are available, and travel further up to Rishikesh by road, approx. 45 kms.
  • Trains from Delhi to Haridwar are available, and travel further up to Rishikesh by road, approx. 25 kms.

Quick Deets

Best season to visit: February, March, August to October; but if you want to river raft, then September till mid-November are your months.
When not to visit:  July. It is hot and because of the Savan festival, all roads are choc-o-bloc and all hotels are booked. AVOID.
Where to stay: Plenty of resorts, home stays and hostels are available.

Do drop a comment in case you have more suggestions on things to do in Rishikesh. Thanks for dropping by!