Travel news: This time go to Rishikesh, you will have fun!
The word Rishikesh literally means 'locks or hair of a sage'. The city is famous as the 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas' and the 'Yoga Capital of the World'. Rishikesh is a commercial as well as a communication hub that is sprawled in the suburban area of Munni ki Reti or 'sands of the sages'. Rishikesh is a city in the Dehradun district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is 35 km from Haridwar, 90 km from Mussoorie, 25 km from Jollygrant Airport Dehradun, and 240 km from New Delhi.
Significance of Rishikesh
In ancient times and still so many yogis, rishis, rishis, and sanyasis were attracted to Rishikesh to practice yoga in this peaceful place. Since then Rishikesh is considered to be the abode of sages. Rishikesh is now world-famous as the yoga capital of the world. It is believed that meditating in Rishikesh can bring "moksha" as well as a holy dip in the Ganges River.
Best for adventure lovers
Rishikesh is a package for both spiritual and adventure lovers. River rafting and bungee jumping in the Rishikesh adventure package are some of the popular adventure sports in Rishikesh.
However, there are many more adventures that are left unseen in many Rishikesh adventure tour packages. Apart from the many hill activities and thrilling water sports, there are a plethora of adventure sports. A paradise for all the adrenaline junkies, it is a hub for thrill seekers both in and around the city.