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Rishikesh is a city in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. The river is considered holy, and the city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation. Temples and ashrams (centers for spiritual studies) line the eastern bank around Swarg Ashram, a traffic-free, alcohol-free and vegetarian enclave upstream from Rishikesh town

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Rishikesh: “Devbhoomi “

Located in the foothills of the Himalayas along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga River, Rishikesh is a small town in the Dehradun district, located close to Haridwar in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh (also called as Hrishikesh) is known for its adventure activities, ancient temples, popular cafes and as the “Yoga Capital of the World”. Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas, Rishikesh is also a pilgrimage town and one of the holiest places for Hindus.

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By Air

The nearest airport Jolly Grant is in Dehradun, away from Rishikesh. One can opt for a flight to Dehradun via Delhi or Lucknow

By Train

The nearest railway station, Haridwar is 25 km from Rishikesh. Haridwar is well connected to major cities of the country via a number of regular express and superfast trains.

By Road

Rishikesh has regular bus services from Delhi, Haridwar and Dehradun. One can opt for buses or hire cabs from these places to reach Rishikesh.

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“Where the sky bows down in front of the
Himalayas that is Devbhoomi Rishikesh.”

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