Rishikesh is a well-known tourist destination in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh Tour Packages take the travelers to the foothills of Himalayas and let them admire the natural beauty that this town beholds. The name of this city is another name given to Lord Vishnu. As per a legend, Sage Raibhya performed austerity to please Lord Vishnu. Impressed with his devotion, Lord Vishnu blessed him by appearing in front of him. This gave this place the name of Rishikesh. It is also popular as the 'Yoga Capital of the World'. There are many ashrams in Rishikesh. Visitors from all over India and other countries pay a visit to this city. This has resulted in an increase in the demand for Rishikesh Travel Packages.
The city of Rishikesh is a wonderful destination to wipe-off the stress. The charm of the city, its divine ambiance, temples, ashrams, rafting camps, and local bustling markets etc. make it stand one of the must-see offbeat destinations in India. You can surf the different tourism sites and take a look at Rishikesh Holiday Travel Packages.
Rishikesh is a place that doesn't cease a chance to attract the visitors. There are many things to do in Rishikesh that keep the travelers coming in from all parts of India. People visit the city for main purposes of making a pilgrimage, to enjoy the adrenaline gushing river rafting, and practicing yoga in a serene ambiance. There are several places to visit in Rishikesh that are toured by the holidaymakers. No Rishikesh holiday packages are complete without a trip to the holy places like Laxman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadeva Temple, Gita Bhawan, Triveni Sangam, Kaudiyala, Piran Kaliyar Sharif, Shivananda Ayurveda Ashram, and Bharat Temple (Vishnu Mandir). Every evening, the devotees gather on different ghats where the priests worship the sacred Ganges.
When you are in Rishikesh, you simply cannot deny the water activities like white water river rafting, canoeing, and boating. If you do not like water activities then mountain biking, trekking, and bungee jumping await you. Calming the senses can be done best by visiting the ashrams. The visitors are taught certain yoga postures by the professionals. Choose the Holiday Packages in Rishikesh that include these activities and details related to them.
It is obvious that you will starve after having a good time. When your gut starts growling, you can feed it with the different dishes. You can try different vegetarian cuisines in Rishikesh. Interestingly, you will not find any non-veg. food item. So, it is a great place to relish a regime of the healthy vegetarian meals. All Rishikesh Packages include the information about the famous food joints, restaurants, and the must-try food items.
Rishikesh is well-connected to road/rail/air. The nearest airport to the city is Jolly Grant Airport. One has to hire a private cab from Dehradun for reaching Rishikesh. The closest railway station is Rishikesh Railway Station. Express trains from all major cities are available on a regular basis. Contact your travel agent and book the Package for Rishikesh that includes the round trip tickets. More »