Nestled among the divine and gushing waters of the river Ganga and the foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh has something exciting on offer for every kind of traveler. From youngsters with a quest for adventure to pilgrims seeking peace and attainment of their wishes, this alluring city of Uttarkhand is certainly a traveller’s paradise. As a result every traveller who visits this place once will always want to visit it again and again. Why not?
Here are some reasons that makes this city a must visit place on your travel guide-
1. Savoring An Enriching Spiritual Experience
Rishikesh is a perfect place for relaxation and taking a break from your hectic schedules. The Ganga aarti at Triveni Ghat and Parmarth Niketan is a majestic sight to behold. With numerous Hindu temples, it also helps people in finding a sense of self-satisfaction and peace.
2. Learning To Live A Healthy Lifestyle
Being home to a number of yoga centers, Rishikesh is a great place of de-stressing and rejuvenation . Also, it is an ideal place for learning how to stay fit through diverse exercising techniques and specially prepared diet charts.
3. Enlivening An Adventurous Experience
With hair raising adventures like cliff jumping, bungee jumping, rappelling , giant swing, parasailing, zorbing, flying fox etc , adventure enthusiasts can have the time of their life in Rishikesh. People can also enjoy their time with water sports like river rafting, kayaking etc. Trekking and mountain biking can be a great option for enjoying nature and exercising. Thus, in Rishikesh every person will find adventures of their own choices to enjoy.
4. Soaking Yourself In The Beauty Of Nature
With spectacular waterfalls like the Neer Garh Waterfall, Patna Waterfalls etc , diverse shaped cliffs, beautiful walking trails and also having a dense foliage with a wide variety of flora and fauna, Rishikesh can surely impress the nature lover with a number of sightseeing options. Therefore Rishikesh is a place to enjoy nature in its full glory.
5. Enjoying An Ultimate Shopping Experience
No trip is complete without shopping. With markets like the Lakshman Jhula Market, the Ram Jhula Market and the Rishikesh Main Market, Rishikesh can satisfy the needs of every shopper as these markets sells everything from trendy junk jewellery to precious and semi-precious stones, wide variety of books, clothes, bags etc.
6.Relishing A Wide Variety Of Snacks
Rishikesh is also a culinary delight. With an amazing variety of street food on offer at various roadside eateries, it can surely make a foodie happy . Health- conscious eaters can also enjoy a variety of organic meals on offer at various health resorts.
7. Enhancing Your Knowledge Of The Hindu Scriptures
Some yoga centers in Rishikesh holds lectures on various tenets of Hindu scriptures . It also provides education of Vedas and Upanishads with detailed study materials and books to spread the rich knowledge of Hindu literature among the masses. So Rishikesh is also a great place of learning great things which are essential for life.
With so much to offer, believe me you will surely love this gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas. So guys, do visit this gem of India.