Rishikesh Day Trip
HARIDWAR – RISHIKESH
Embark on a day trip from Haridwar to Rishikesh, where you’ll be picked up from your hotel and driven to the serene city of Rishikesh. The distance between the two cities is only 24 km, and the travel time is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the traffic. Enjoy a full day of exploration and return to your hotel in Haridwar in the evening. traffic.
Upon arrival in Rishikesh, embark on a sightseeing tour that covers some of the city’s major attractions.
Known as the gateway to the Himalayas, Rishikesh is an international hub for yoga and a significant religious destination in northern India. Visitors, particularly foreigners, flock to this city to learn yoga and participate in various religious and spiritual activities. Rishikesh has plenty to offer its visitors, including ancient and modern temples, ashrams, and the holy Ganges River.
Bharat Ji Temple
One of the most popular temples in Rishikesh, Bharat Mandir is believed to have been built by Bharat Ji after a long period of austerity. Ram Janki Temple is also located on the banks of the river nearby.
A suspended iron bridge built in 1939, Lakshman Jhula is a major attraction in Rishikesh among tourists.
Newer than Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula is another suspended iron bridge that connects Shivanand Ashram and Sawarg Ashram.
This area houses a complex of numerous temples, and the statues here are a major attraction for tourists. You can also enjoy shopping in the area.
Located just across Lakshman Jhula, Gita Bhawan is a new building that features beautiful paintings and statues from Hindu mythology, which are major attractions for tourists.
EVENING AT TRIVENI GHAT
Thriveni Ghat is an important place in Rishikesh alongside the river where devotees come to take bath and perform Aarti from early in the morning till late evening. People come in large number to see an eventful Aarti performed by the local priests every evening. It is very famous Ghat in Rishikesh. Water flows through three sources of mountains and fall into the ‘Kubjamrag Kund’ located in front of Ram Janaki Temple, hence called Triveni Ghat. It also symbolizes three holy rivers of India namely Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati.
RETURN TO HARIDWAR
After Rishikesh day trip and After seeing the Aarti at Triveni Ghat, drive back to Haridwar.
Check in at your pre-booked hotel upon arrival in Haridwar.