Planning a trip to Rishikesh? Indian Holiday offers a collection of Rishikesh tour packages that are crafted for a memorable experience. Rishikesh is perhaps the most blissful place in India. Its picturesque location majorly contributes to the feeling of deep spiritual bliss one feels here. The town is nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas on the banks of the holy river in Uttarakhand. Though small in stature, it has the attention of the world for its reputation of being the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’. But, that is not all; Rishikesh is a hub of adventure, the ancient source of religious wisdom of Hinduism, and also a place of serenity and peace that the city dwellers visit to de-stress.
Rishikesh tour packages give you enough reasons to leave the glamour of tourist places behind and make way to the scenic town in the foothills of Himalayas. There are some amazing sights, some wonderful activities, and even more blissful experiences. Rishikesh offers different experiences for different people who visit.
Visit famous Ashram in Goa for a memorable trip
Rishikesh takes pride in being the Yoga Capital of the World. Almost 5000 years back, yoga was founded in Rishikesh by the saints, yogis, and other holy men that visited the Himalayas. The ancient science of wellness to date is practiced to transcend to divine bliss. Sessions and courses of yoga are imparted in the serene ashrams in Rishikesh. Parmarth Niketan Ashram is an international name, where the International Yoga Festival is organized annually in the first week of March.
The Beatles Ashram, now a notable tourist attraction, was the refuge of the famous rock band, The Beatles in the 1960s. It is here they gained knowledge about Transcendental Meditation and said to have written most of their masterpieces. Whenever life starts to take a toll on health, one must connect with nature and natural wellness and for that Rishikesh offers several options.
Must-try Adventurous Activities your holiday in Rishikesh
Rishikesh adventure packages offer the chance to test your limits. On offer is a wide range of thrilling activities like white water rafting, bungee jumping, kayaking, flying fox, trekking, jungle walk, camping on the river sands under the starlit sky, and more. The swift-flowing River Ganges and its many rapids offer an adventurous river-rafting experience. No matter what you choose to indulge in, our wide selection of Rishikesh tour packages and handpicked itineraries make sure you have a truly wonderful vacation.
Visit divine holy places on your Rishikesh trip
Blessed by the pious River Ganges, Rishikesh is one of the holiest places in India according to Hinduism. Saffron dressed sadhus, chants from the temples and people trying to connect with divine power, Rishikesh tours are for all. The holy town in the temples is Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Triambakeshwar Temple, and Gita Bhavan. Attending the evening Ganga Aarti on Triveni Ghat is a soulful experience as is bathing in the river said to wash off all sins of a lifetime. Rishikesh is the starting of the Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand, believed to be one of the holiest pilgrimages in India.