neelkanth temple trek rishikesh

Neelkanth Temple Trek

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Downhill Trek

Tour Type

Full-Day /

Group Size

Max 25 People


English & Hindi


Neelkanth Temple Rishikesh Trek is a total National Park route, is perched atop 1330 meters, Rishikesh to Neelkanth distance is 25 km by road from Lakshaman Jhula & Tapovan, Neelkanth Mahadev temple Rishikesh is the oldest in Uttarakhand.

The Neelkanth in Rishikesh is a Shiv Mandir, which is perched atop 1330 meters from sea level. If you calculate the Neelkanth trek route distance from Ram Jhula bridge, Rishikesh , it is not more than 12 km by trekking. The en-route visit to Patna waterfall is a thrilling part of this itinerary.

The Nilkanth Mandir is blessed by God Shiva and is considered to be the holiest place by locales. How To Reach Neelkanth From Rishikesh - 12 km long trek route runs down through Rajaji National park & by the Ganges river.

The park has diverse boi-nature of the Himalaya while trekking down from the Neelkanth Temple, many wildlife is seen & en-route stop at a very small Ashram of Mauni Baba Gufa, where you experience a true sense of peace & happiness. It is one of the best-known trekking routes that exist nearby Rishikesh.

  • Approx 12 Km Downhill Trek Via Mauni Baba

  • Kali Kund Waterfall & Shiva Temple

  • Patna Waterfalls / Mauni Baba Gufa.

  • Rajaji National Park / Birding

Destination Rishikesh City
Depature Yes Required
Departure Time Everyday @ 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Return Time 05:00 PM - 06.00PM
  • Specilaized Trek Guide
  • One Way Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Asrham Stop-Off Tea Break
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drink, Breakfast, Lunch
  • Tips & Other
Travel With Private Transport

Neelkanth Trek is open to the pilgrims who just want an escape from the clutter of everyday life. Neelkanth Rishikesh offers a serene and contemplative escape from everyday stresses through adventure .

Rishikesh to Neelkanth distance by the trek is not too far, just 12 km uphill through National Park. Neelkanth temple in Rishikesh is very famous in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand, known for old history and long story, there are plenty of guesthouses and Dharamshala to stay nearby Neelkanth Temple Rishikesh.

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

    The temple trek starts in the morning, after breakfast, you will be picked up from your location at the scheduled time by private transport along with an expert english-speaking trekking guide. You drive from Rishikesh to Neelkanth Temple that requires at least an hour zig-zag road journey along the bank of the Ganges up to 5 km and then along the Helen river up to the Shiva temple. En-route you visit the famous Patna waterfalls.

    The driver drops you nearby the temple and the accompanying guide will take you to make a visit to Neelkanth Temple ( normally crowded ). After the temple visit, you start trekking for 3 km uphill then all the way back to Rishikesh, there is only downhill through Rajaji National Park. En route, you have a break, where you can spend some time on your own at Mauni Baba Gufa & Ashram.

    Later, in the late afternoon, you will be back to your hotel, Ashram or guesthouse by a walk with your guide.

    • Specilaized Trek Guide
    • One Way Private Transport
    • Panoramic view of the Ganga and Rishikesh Downhill Trek
    • Ashram Stop-Off Tea with Snacks
    • Entrance Fees
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