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Weekend Getaway from Delhi to Glasshouse on the Ganges

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi : 275 kilometers / 5 h ,11 m


Summer 21 to 42°C


Winter 5 to 26°C


Famous for

  • Rock Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Trekking

Best Time To Visit

  • Jan
  • Feb
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  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

For office-goers with time constraints, a weekend trip is the best option. If you are searching for a peaceful location where you can spend some memorable moments with your loved ones, Glasshouse on the Ganges, around 24 km from Rishikesh, on the Rishikesh-Badrinath road is the best option. Set in an amazing tranquil picturesque site, this resort is one of the best places to forget stress and tension. Situated in mango and litchi orchard, it was originally the house of the Maharajas of Tehri Garhwal. Wake-up to the chirping of the birds and enjoy the sight of rare butterflies and birds. The property has 15 well-equipped and aesthetically designed rooms, placed in 5 cottages named after Indian rivers - Gangeshwari, Rishi Ganga, Indus, Godavari and Alaknanda. Every room and the resort, is well-fitted with all the modern luxuries.

How to Reach Glasshouse on the Ganges from Delhi

By Train

The nearest railway station to the resort is in Rishikesh. This railway station is well- linked to all the cities in India through regular train including. Once at the railway station, hire a taxi to go to the resort.

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport from the resort. This airport is connected to Delhi through regular flights. From the airport, rent a cab to reach the resort.

By Road

Rishikesh is well -connected to Delhi by road. Hiring a private taxi can be the best option to go to Rishikesh from Delhi. There is also an option of state-run or private deluxe buses.

Attractions in Glasshouse on the Ganges

River Rafting

White water rafting or river rafting on the crystal clear waters of River Ganga is one of the most popular activities here. Have a great time with your loved ones by partaking in river rafting.  Rishikesh, located nearby, is one of the best places for river rafting with camping at popular spots like Rudraprayag, Brahmapuri and Shivpuri. This exciting route includes both difficult and easy rapids.


Rock Climbing

Rishikesh is a hotspot for adventure enthusiasts who love to take part in rock climbing in India. Every year, an amazing number of local as well as international tourists visit this place to enjoy the thrill of rock climbing.


Rajaji National Park

Spread in 820 acres of land, Rajaji National Park is one of the most popular and biggest parks in the northern region of the country. Placed at the confluence point of the Indo-Gangetic plains and the Himalayan foothills, this national park houses a vast variety of flora and fauna. It has been blessed with diverse and varied ecosystem.


Trekking and Cliff Jumping

The rugged terrain, the plain grounds and the lush greenery might inspire you to partake in trekking. The area has been blessed with an adventurous route that also comprises of a number of soft treks. While you are trekking, you can treat your eyes to the greenery and natural beauty spread all around, the view of the Himalayan Mountains, river, tourist attractions and the chirping of the birds also attract you. Cliff Jumping is another thrilling experience.

Sightseeing in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a religious town, placed on the meeting point of the River Ganga and River Chandrabhaga, well-known for its natural beauty. Located at the foothills of the lower Himalayas, Rishikesh is also referred to as a gateway to the Chardham destinations. You can partake in sightseeing. The list of attractions includes Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Nilkantha Mahadev temple, Parmartth Niketan Ashram, Shri Traymbakeshwar temple, Triveni Ghat and Sivananda Ashram.

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