Rishikesh the most beautiful internationally known city famous for especially two things; first is spirituality termed as "Land of the Gods" where God exists in the subtle form off and on, fortunately, we see the miracles and another foremost thing in Rishikesh is adventure sports termed as heart for adventure sports, outstandingly whitewater rafting.
It is located in southwest Uttarakhand and a passage to the Garhwal Mountains. Being a front page location you can see its name everywhere in history and in scenery, Rishikesh has a lot of activities that one can choose accordingly, so if you are planning to come to Rishikesh, you will have lots of things to explore like white water rafting, rapids of the river Ganga, cliff diving, rock climbing, Bungee Jumping or Kayaking and much more and if you wish to come for a complete calmness and peace then there are other places in Rishikesh like Beatles Ashram (a very quiet place where you can enjoy clear chirping of different birds and attend Yoga class afterall, Rishikesh is termed as the “Yoga capital of the world”. Rishikesh is the place where you have everything in one place.
The thing to explore in Rishikesh are as follows:
1- Temples - Temple is the place of worship where disciples come to pray God and Rishikesh is the Land of Gods where God exists in the subtle form off and on. Come for the vision of the divine & famous temples of Rishikesh such Triambakeshwar Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Shatrughna Mandir, Lakshman Temple, Raghunath Temple, Kunjapuri Devi Temple and so on.
2- Adventure sports like White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Camping &Hiking, Bungee Jumping, flying fox, Giant Swing, Trekkingand so on.
3-Rejuvenate yourself with yoga and Ayurveda - Many foreigners especially come to Rishikesh only for Yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda.There are many schools of Yoga registered with Yoga Alliance USA, offers courses like Yoga retreat, 100 Hours, 200 Hours, 300 Hours and 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Rishikesh; “The World Capital of Yoga”.
4-Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat and Parmarth Niketan - The holy Ganges is worshipped at various ghats in Rishikesh among which the Ganga aarti in Parmarth Niketan and Triveni ghat are distinctively famous. Aarti starts with the chanting of some mantras, singing of bhajans, prayers watching the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti at Triveni ghat with lots of chimes and bells ringing everywhere, Diyas that float in the holy Ganges looks so beautiful that cannot express in words making us feel heavenly.
5 -Visit to Beatles Ashram -The Beatles Ashram or Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram (locally known as Chaurasi Kutia) A unique piece of art on wall definitely attracts you and the cute small dome is damn good. The view from the terrace is mind-blowing.The ashram is very huge and you should have hours to explore it.It's a good place to meditate.
6- Shoppingat Laxman Jhula-spiritual things, precious stone, books local spices, authentic handicraft, artificial jewelry are the main attraction of Laxman Jhula market. So, come & explore the market of Rishikesh!