Best Time to Visit Rishikesh

Rishikesh, a sanctified land witnessing the beauty of nature. Amidst the greenery of the Himalayas and serenity of the river Ganga, a small beautiful city, "Rishikesh" is located in the state of Uttarakhand. This city is famous for numerous of things like;

• As the "Yoga Capital of the World", Rishikesh is globally famous. People from all over the world visit here to gain yogic knowledge.

• Rishikesh is now becoming the most spanking adventure spot that provides a variety of adventure activity including Rafting, Trekking, Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox and much more.

• Dotted with several temples, ashrams or spiritual sites; Rishikesh is one of the most revered pilgrimage sites among the Hindus. Kumbh Mela and Shravan Mela are very famous in Rishikesh and during this time, you can see a large number of Hindu adorer.

Although, there is not any fixed time to visit Rishikesh as it is a suitable location in all seasons but tourists mostly prefer months from April to June as white water rafting is most active during these months.

However these seasons could be a little warm but still, the charm of Rishikesh will not let hot weather to act as a hurdle in your enjoyment. But, if you wish to visit Rishikesh for activities rather than Rafting or other adventures, then late September - October to mid-November and from February to the first week of May will be the right time due to moderate weather.

October-March: From October to March, the weather of Rishikesh becomes so enjoyable and amazing, however, there will be little chilly during January but that also makes you feel amazing.

December and January is the coldest month in Rishikesh and so woolen clothes are advisable. During March, the famous “International Yoga Festival" is organised in Rishikesh and you can also be the part of this festival.

April-June: These months marks the beginning of the summer season in Rishikesh in which June is the hottest month with temperatures rising up to 35°C.

Tourists prefer to visit Rishikesh more in this season as this is the time to gain the best experience of River Rafting or other adventure activities.

July-September: Monsoon season starts from early July in Rishikesh which makes the weather more pleasant. During this season, "Shravan Mela" of around 1 month is celebrated here and you can see many "Bhole Bhakt" (Adorer of Lord Shiva) in Rishikesh during Shravan.

Due to its location in the foothills of Himalayas, Rishikesh is a picturesque spot affording enchanting views. So, No matter what month you like to visit Rishikesh, you will surely enjoy every month here.

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