Rishikesh is one of the most sacred pilgrimage destinations in India, a great place to learn yoga and experience adventure. A visit to ancient temples such as Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Tera Manzil Temple, and the bridge, Lakshman Jhoola along with Triveni bathing Ghat and the old ashram, Parmarth Niketan, must be a part of a travellers tour package itinerary. Religious tourists should opt for a package that offers them accommodation near popular religious sites such as Triveni Ghat. For those seeking adventure, tour deals that include yoga lessons, a visit to meditation ashrams are a great bet. To add to it, activities such as river rafting and bird watching as part of package inclusions.
What You Must Know
1) Make sure your holiday package takes care of transporting you to and from Dehradun Airport, located 15 km away from Rishikesh.
2) For excursions, holiday packages must include a mode of transport.
3) A minimum of 4 days and 3 nights is required to enjoy the best of Rishikesh.