Delhi to Rishikesh Cab (INDIA)
Rishikesh, Uttrakhand (Rishikesh Tour)
Known For: Rafting in Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula Triveni Ghat
Best Time to Visit Rishikesh: Throughout the year (243 kms from Delhi to Rishikesh Cab
Located within the foothills of the Himalayas along with the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga River, Rishikesh (also called as Hrishikesh) is understood for its adventure activities, ancient temples, popular cafes and because of the "Yoga Capital of the World". With whitewater rafting industry growing and varied camping and cafe spots arising, Rishikesh has grown immensely as a favorite, catering to people with different needs.
Over the years, the tranquil town has become extremely popular because of the top spiritual a destination within the world, especially after the Beatles association with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi here within the late '60s. As it lies on the holy banks of river Ganga, Rishikesh has been a hub of Sadhus (saints) with numerous ashrams teaching spirituality, yoga, meditation and Ayurveda springing up, the most popular of which is the Beatles Ashram.
With the influx of tourists, there has been a surge in the number of cafes and restaurants in the town. However, in the last few years, Rishikesh has also been developed as the hub of Adventure Sports in India as there is a multitude of options including White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox, and Mountain Biking among others. It also serves as the gateway to many Himalayan treks and is used as a popular camping site making it a beautiful melange of spiritual and adrenaline-pumping experiences. Rishikesh also holds the International Yoga Festival in the first week of March which sees yoga enthusiasts from all over the globe.