Rishikesh is a peaceful and spiritual city through which the sacred river Ganga flows. Rishikesh is a holy place that acts as an entry point leading to the sacred places of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri which form the Char Dham. Rishikesh is the perfect place for people who have a spiritual inclination. Spiritual people will find total peace in Rishikesh and will feel at home there. Rishikesh is called the city of saints. Rishikesh is located 24 Kms away from Haridwar. The eye catching city of Rishikesh is located at the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India with its beautiful scenery making it a tourist attraction spot, especially for the people who are thinking about a pilgrimage.
Thousands of visitors, especially pilgrims visit the holy city of Rishikesh every year. These visitors come from India as well as from different parts of the world. The visitors come here in search of peace and spirituality and of course to give their eyes a soothing effect by going around the beautiful city and enjoying the picturesque sceneries.
There are numerous Temples situated on the banks of the river in Rishikesh. There are innumerable yoga centers in Rishikesh as well, as Rishikesh is sometimes called 'the world capital of Yoga'. These temples and yoga centers are one of the major crowd pullers for Rishikesh. One of the well known yoga centers is the 'Patanjala Yoga Center'.
Since there are thousands of tourists visiting Rishikesh every year there has to be a large number of hotels to provide accommodation to these visitors. There are a number of beautiful Hotels in Rishikesh. Among all the Hotels in Uttaranchal, some of the best hotels are found in Rishikesh. The Rishikesh Hotels are very beautifully made. The Hotels in Rishikesh, India have an artistic look to them.