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Tourist Spot in Rishikesh

About Rishikesh: The four famous pilgrim centers -Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamnotri all share Rishikesh as their common gateway. The Ganges in its untamed and turbulent form flows down the craggy mountain slopes and in Rishikesh, it changes into a serene, calm river. Flowing beneath the shadows of thick green forests, the beauty of Ganges never fails to attract the tourists who come here. In spite of being a very small town Rishikesh is still very well known as an important pilgrim center. Today, this town is a combination of the ancient tradition and modern progress. This has enhanced its glory. In spite of progress its natural beauty is still untouched. That is why Rishikesh is very popular with tourists. Close by water sports like river rafting, etc are conducted.
How to reach:The closest airport is the Jolly Grant which is 18
Best Time To Visit: September to March.
Accomodation: Hotels, guesthouses, tourist bungalows, etc
Local Transport: Bus, taxi service etc.

Place of Tourist Interest in Rishikesh

Lakshman Jhula: This is a bridge made out of steel wires made in 1939, over the river Ganges. This bridge swings from side to side. This bridge is 150 meters above sea level. Once you cross this bridge, you reach Swarg Ashram.

Rishikesh Ghat

Triveni Ghat: This is where people come to bathe in the river. Many sit on the steps and gaze at the beauty of the Ganges before them. Surrounding it are many temples.