How much time in Rishikesh is enough? river rafting at Shivpuri

How much time in Rishikesh is enough?

Rishikesh is a place which offers fun, adventure activities, Spiritual destination, Yoga centre for the world. All in one together form the Rishikesh trip. So plan a vacation during the months of March and April otherwise September to November. Enjoy your vacation and safe journey.

The amazing place located on the banks of the holy river Ganga surrounded by the Himalayan mountains three sides. Moreover, it is the birthplace of Yoga. People across India mostly come here for pilgrimage as it has many ancient and sacred temples along with ashrams that are well versed in teaching yoga. Some to attend Ganga aarthi and take a dip in the sacred river waters.

Even though this place is quite thronged with people, it provides serenity to visitors. You may think what is so special doing meditation in Rishikesh? This whole region where the town is located is considered holy according to Hindusim. In ancient times, many Maharishis and sages did mediation here some for good cause others to attain salvation. Just close your eyes and sitting near the banks of Ganga facing the Himalayan mountain alone make you relax and removes stress in no time.

The number of days to spend in Rishikesh varies as per individuals. For some 3 to 4 days is enough to see all the places in Rishikesh whereas if you have a lot of time, then you can spend even a week here. If you want to learn Yoga here it depends on the duration of the course.

How to spend 4 days in Rishikesh

Day 1- Rishikesh

If you are visiting Rishikesh for the first time then make sure you hire a tour guide who helps you by explaining the greatness of the place. Also the places you need to visit in the available time. On your first-day visit the holy temples Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Trimbakeshwar Temple, along with the architectural beauty Lakshman Jhula bridge on the Holy river. Subsequently, during the twilight time visit the holy Triveni Ghat where Ganga Arati is lead. This overall visit of temple and the Aarti promotes a spiritual and devotional vibe into tourists

For the adventure people who come here for sightseeing and enjoy their vacation by doing adventure, actives can go for the River rafting. Here, professionals who are certified will guide you while rafting. Besides this here numerous package systems are available for river rafting and camping in nature. Peak season is pretty crowed here so make sure do all the required arrangement in prior.

Day 2

Are you ready for the energy-packed day? If you are an adventure lover then go for The Bungi Jumping and the Flying fox ride on the capable by hanging blow your mind off with excitement and scenic view. Rishikesh is not only a yoga capital of India it is also an adventure capital in India. It will be overwhelming to do all the adventure activities in one day so make it slow and enjoy each and every moment.

If you are not into adventure actives then you can visit other Barata Mandir and the other temples in the vicinity. Long with the Geeta Bhavan. Visit the most popular Ram Jhula bridge constructed across the Holy river. The other best option for tourists is to hop on the boat and take the most exciting boat drive in the holy river water of Ganga.

Day 3

For adventure lovers, they can go for Cliff jumping or the Kaudiyala, a popular rock climbing destination in the dense forest. After this, if you have time, visit the Byasi which is 30 km from the Rishikesh. It is a small village that lies on the banks of the Ganga river. Here water will be favourable to conduct water sport. Besides this pleasant atmosphere here promotes one for camping.

Others who are not into adventure activities can visit the famous ashrams in the Rishikesh as it is home for Yoga. Dayananda Ashram is the best place to visit here they teach Sanskrit and the Vedic classes. You can even learn more about Hinduism and its Vedic culture. If you are a fan of the 1960’s Beatles rock band, then visit the Beatles Ashram. Along with this if you have enough time to visit nearby other ashrams as well.

Last Day in Rishikesh

Rishi Kund, a natural spring that is considered to be holy water. It is also a confluence point of invisible river Ganga and Yamuna. Generally, visitors take a dip in the spring waters. Besides this, next place, one can visit is the Vasishta Gufa, an ancient cave. Here sage Vasishta did a meditation on the advice of Goddess Ganga.

The last adventure activity which one can perform here is trekking. There are numerous trekking trails in Rishikesh. Among these, the popular ones are the Kuari Pass which is a famous backpacker destination from the past few decades. Jadh Ganga trek which is full of scenic beauty is a trail which worth trekking.

Conclusion

Rishikesh is a place which offers fun, adventure activities, Spiritual destination, Yoga centre for the world. All in one together form the Rishikesh trip. So plan a vacation during the months of March and April otherwise September to November. Enjoy your vacation and safe journey.

 

 

 

 

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