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About Rishikesh


Rishikesh, a most tranquil place in Uttarakhand, surrounded by hills and bisected by the wide and sluggish Ganges, is often claimed as the `Yoga Capital of the World'. Back in the 1960s Rishikesh gained instant fame as the site where The Beatles came to stay with their guru, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. It is an excellent place to meditate and study yoga. Rishikesh is also a good starting point for treks to Himalayan pilgrimage centres such as Badrinath, Kedarnath , Gangotri, Yamnotri.It is rightly called the gateway to the Himalayan Shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

Situated 24 km upstream from Haridwar, at the confluence of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga, Rishikesh has long been a spiritual centre. Rishikesh has numerous ashrams, some of which are internationally recognized as centers of philosophical studies, yoga and meditation.

The climate here is continental type but its location in the foot hills gives it a pleasant weather throughout the year. One can visit Rishikesh any time of the year. The town of Rishikesh lies in the foothills of the Garhwal region. It is the gateway to the upper Garhwal region and the starting point for pilgrim routes to the four dhams of Uttarakhand -- Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The Ganga flows through the town and is worshipped here.  There are many temples-some ancient, some new along the river Ganges. The River side is dotted by the ashrams of Sadhus and sages.

Nearest Places around Rishikesh:


Auli is a place that cannot be described in words
. The place is known for skiing more than anything else. It falls in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India and is located at a height of 3000 metres above sea level. One can come to Auli and enjoy the beautiful sights that it has to offer. Then, there is Joshimath, located just 16 kms. from Auli, which one can visit. However, the tourist attractions of Auli are the following:

Skiing

Skiing is the main reason why tourists come to Auli. It is the major tourist attraction of the place. The Auli skiing resort was setup by the Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam to provide a skiing destination for the visiting tourists. With a sheer drop of 500 metres and snow fields on all sides, Auli has emerged as a major tourist destination in India.

It does not matter what facilities one wants, everything is available at the Auli. For people who do not know how to ski, GMVN organizes special skiing courses here, ranging from 2 days to 14 days. Skiers in Auli are provided with clean stretches of 10-20 km of snow-covered mountain slopes. There is also a descent slope of 500 m from the ridge over a stretch of 3 km.

Joshimath
Joshimath is located just 16 kms. from Auli and has many attractions. It has some ancient temples which date back to 8th century, when spiritual leader, Ali Guru Shankaracharya had established these shrines. It also acts as the base camp and the gateway to Badrinath. From here, one can also reach 'Valley of Flowers' quite easily.

Vanishinarayan Kalpeshwar
From Auli, it is about 24 kms away. It falls just after the village of Helang. There is a cave by the name Kalpeshwar here, in this beautiful valley which tourists come to visit.

Bhavishya Badri
Bhavishya Badri is one of the five shrines located in the region. Bhavishya Badri is located about 3 kms from Tapovan. It is located in the middle of dense forest and is accessible only on foot.


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Some more Paces nearest rishikesh:

Badrinath
Haridwar
Kedarnath
Gangotri
Mussoorie
Nainital
Rishikesh
Auli
Chakrata
Corbett
Binsar
Almora
Mukteshwar
Chamoli
Pithoragarh

HARIDWAR
Famous places out here
 
Bharat Mata Mandir
Swami Satyamitranand Giri founded the Bharat Mata Mandir in 1983 and it was personally inaugurated by Smt. Indira Gandhi. It is located at Sapt Sarovar and stands over 8 stories high or 180 feet.

Chandi Devi Temple
Chandi Devi Temple was built in 1929 by the King of Kashmir, Suchat Singh on the top of the Neel Parvat . The distance from Haridwar to the temple is about 6 kms

Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary
Chilla Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the banks of the Ganga River spread over 249 sq. km that is home to tigers, elephants, wild cats, monkeys, elephants and many other small animals and birds.

Har Ki Pauri
Har Ki Pauri marks the entry of the River Ganga into the plains. It is also known as Brahm Kund which was built by King Vikramaditya in memory of his brother Brithariís meditation here.

Mansa Devi Temple
This ancient temple dedicated to Mansa Devi is of great importance to the followers of Hinduism. It is situated on the top of Bilwa Parbat and can be reached by foot or by a trolley through the ropeway.

 Udan Khatola
The amazing Udan Khatola is a ropeway that is used to reach the temples on the hill. It is faster and easier way to visit the temples than by climbing the rugged terrain.

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DEHRADUN
Famous places out here:

Chetwoode Hall
Dehradun is known for the great Indian Military Academy placed there. Dehradun is also known as Military Hill City in India. India is the fifth largest nation in regards to the military power possessed. The Indian army possesses the latest .

Clock Tower
Clock Tower is among the major structures found in the city. The six-faced tower has been holding the glory of Rajpur Road even before the days of independence. Locals claim that the bell of this tower could be ... Read full description of Clock Tower

Lacchiwalla
Other than abundant greenery, Lacchiwalla provide fabulous climate through out the year. It provide fascinating environment to anyone who visits there for its fresh air and fragrance of fruit orchards. Therefore, it is a favorite spot for tourists

Malsi Deer Park
Located on the way to Mussoorie, Malsi Deer Park is approximately 10 kms from Dehradun. This beautifully developed and well-maintained mini zoological park lies at the bottom of the Shivalik range and is home to various

Mindrolling Monastery
One of the most famous monasteries of the world, Mindrolling Monastery refers to the "place of perfect liberation or emancipation" in the words of Tibetan. This monastery is renowned as being among the largest Buddhist institution in India.

Sahastradhara
The cold sulphur springs of Sahastradhara are situated at a distance of 11 kms. from the city of Dehradun. Throughout the year, the Baldi river springs and the caves attracts hundreds of visitors who come ...

Sai Durbar Temple

Sai Durbar Temple is a unique shrine located in Dehradun which accepts one and all irrespective of creed and cast. This shrine is the mirror of the society of India. This place is a renowned pilgrimage place in ... Read full description of Sai Durbar Temple

Wadia Institute Of Himalayan Geology
The Wadia Institute is the best centre in the country on Himalayan geology. It carries out basic research in Himalayan geology and its related fields such as geodynamic evolution, mountain building processes, geoenvironment and mineral resources. Established.

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MUSSOORIE
Famous places out here:

Gun Hill
Gun hill gets its quaint name from the pre-independence days when a gun mounted on this second highest peak of Mussorie was fired to herald mid-day, thus enabling people to adjust their watches

Kempty Falls
Kempty Falls, located 15 kms from Mussoorie on the Chakrata Road is one of the most popular attraction of the region

Jwala Devi Temple
On the top of Binog hills close to Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is Jwala Devi Temple. The hill top temple is known to bless and grant wishes of the devotees who come to seek the true blessings.

Lal Tibba
The highest point in Mussoorie Lal Tibba is infested with leeches during rain, and with Military Services and broadcasting towers of AIR and Doordarshan. The Tibba is also known as Depot Hill.

The Mall
The Bazaar of this idyllic hill station, the heart of a small town, the Mall at Mussoorie is heaven for everyone who loves to shop, is curious to explore or just happy hanging around.

Jharipani Falls
Packed with estates of Jharipani and famous boarding schools is Jharipani Falls. The beauty of falls keeps the view spell bound. A half-an-hour walk from the Jharipani market or a 6 km trek from top of Mussoorie

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