Jhilmil Cave Trek Rishikesh

Jhilmil Gufa

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

6-8 hr

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Max 25 People


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Jhilmil Gufa in Rishikesh, is a very exclusive adventure short trekking route in Rajaji National Park near Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. This natural Gufa is located on the Manikoot Mountains about 35 km away by road from Rishikesh and 16 km away by an uphill trek through Rajaji National Park from Ram Jhula Rishikesh via Beatles Ashram. Jhilmil Cave Rishikesh is a mountaintop cave at an elevation of 1400 m from sea level.

It is located within a hiking distance of about 4 km from Shiva Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev. The Neelkanth - Jhilmil Gufa offers you scenic and stunning views of the Rishikesh and valley of the Ganges. The name Jhilmil is derived from Guru Jhilmilananda who lived in this cave for short period. Today, there are some Sadhus and Sanyasi are living permanently in the Gufa complex.

The Jhilmil cave does not stand alone in that area, there are three Gufa in the same surroundings such as Ganesh Gufa, Hanuman Gufa but Ganesh Gufa is worth visiting, it lies a bit further uphill at the tail end of the trail of Jhilmil Gufa

  • Approx 16 Km in Rajaji National Park

  • Neelkanth Shiva, Parvati & Bhuneshwari Devi

  • Jhilmil Gufa-Hanuman Gufa-Ganesh Gufa

  • Mauni Baba Gufa Cave-Ram Jhula Bridge ,

Destination Rishikesh City
Depature Yes Required
Departure Time Everyday @ 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Return Time 05:00 PM - 06.00PM
  • Specilaized Trek Guide
  • One Way Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Mauni Baba Ashram Stop-Off for Tea Break
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drink, Breakfast, Lunch
  • Tips & Other
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Jhilmil Gufa Trek near Rihsikesh is a very exclusive & exotic plan for adventure & spiritual lovers nearby Rishikesh. This Trek in Rishikesh offers temples, caves, Gufa & nature for a spiritual lovers to those who deepens the spiritual wisdom naturally with adventurous excitement in the Himalayas near Rishikesh.

  • 01
    DAY 1 : Departure From Rishikesh
    07.30 AM to 08:30 AM

    After breakfast, you proceed for Jhilmil cave or Gufa by a private local transport, about 1 hr uphill drive on Neelkanth Road from Rishikesh through zig-zag Himalayan road, passing by Bramhapuri, Patna Waterfall, Garud Chatti Waterfall, Phool Chatti Yoga Ashram and Kali Kund Waterfall then you reach first the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple.

    Once you arrive at temple, firstly you pay a visit to Neelkanth Shiva Temple then after start trekking a steep climb about 2 km uphill up to the Goddess Parvati & Bhuneshwari Devi temple. After paying visit these two temples, you start hiking on a level-out surface about 3 km more to visit the Jhilmil Cave & its surroundings.

    Later you take a downhill trek of 16 km to get back to Rishikesh through Rajaji National Park, en-route stop at the Mauni Baba Gufa & Ashram, finally Jhilmil Gufa trip ends up at Ram Jhula Bridge near Swarg Ashram Rishikesh.

    • Specilaized Trek Guide
    • One Way Uphill Private Transport
    • Entrance Fees
    • Ashram Stop Off Tea with Snacks
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