Tuesday, 8 March 2016

How To Reach Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a holy place located in Dehradun district of the Indian state, Uttarakhand. The word Rishikesh comes from the two words 'hrishikesha', 'Hrishika' means 'Senses' and 'Isha' means 'Master' or 'Lord'. Rishikesh is known for 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas' and 'Yoga Capital of the World'. Rishikesh is surrounded by three districts, Tehri Garhwal, Pauri Garhwal and Haridwar. It is known as the pilgrimage town and one of the holiest place of the world. Rishikesh is popular for Rafting, Yoga and Traveling. It has been noticed that a large number of people visiting Rishikesh from India and other countries of the World to reduce the usage of drugs, alcohol.

Rishikesh- The Holiest Place

For many reasons peoples visiting here, like Ceremony or Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan and Triveni Ghat, Brahmin Pundits performs Ganges Puja with Vedic Hymns.

Attractions of Rishikesh:

  • Triveni Ghat
  • Lkshman Jhula
  • Ram Jhula
  • Parmarth Niketan
  • Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
  • Sivananda Ashram
  • Bharat Mandir
  • Gita Bhawan
  • Swarg Ashram
  • Tera Manzil Temple
  • Beatles Ashram
  • JungleVibes
  • Other Important Places: Bhootnath Temple, Iscon Temple, Astha Path, Rshikund, Swarga Niwas Temple, Marine Drive and Goa Beach.

Best Time To Visit: Risikesh can be visited in September to November.

Statue Of Lord Shiva In Rishikesh

How To Reach:

By Air:  Nearest airport is Dehradun Jollygrant airport which is 25 km away from the city Rishikesh. There are daily flights are available from Rishikesh to other cities. Main airlines are Air India, Spice Jet, Jet Konnect. Apart from that , there is a daily flights to Lucknow. There ia a another option for foreigners. Because the second nearest International airport for Rishikesh is New Delhi which is well connected with other national as well as international airports of the World. After reach the airport you can hire a regular taxi or bus service to reach Dehradun to Rishikesh.

By  Train:  Nearest railway Station is Haridwar Railway Station(35 km). Actually Haridwar, in turn, is linked with major Indian cities of India, Lucknow,Mumbai, Kolkata, Varanasi etc. To reach Rishikesh train is the best option. There are many trains are available, Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Express. After reach the station you can take a taxi to reach the place.

By Bus: Being a popular tourist spot Rishikesh has a good road network. Everyday , many buses are available between New Delhi to Dehradun. The place is also connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow etc.

1 comment:

  1. Rishikesh is very popular tourist spot. Try to reach the place. Thank You