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Rishikesh Travel Guide

A sanctified town at the intersection of rivers Ganges and Chandrabhaga, Rishikesh is a naturally attractive destination at the foothills of the lower Himalayas in the state of Uttaranchal in India. The grandness of this holy culture holiday destination lies in the fact that it serves as an entranceway to other conscientiously crucial centers like Kedarnath, Gangotri, Badrinath and Yamunotri.

Rishikesh literally stands for Lord of the Senses, that is Lord Vishnu and the city is blest with the running of Holy Ganges. Religious and culture holidays destination of Rishikesh is a hub of many ancient and new temples, appealing thousands of spiritual holidaymakers throughout the year. The popular notion of Hindu devotees is that doing asceticism in this holy town and extending prayers in the holy temples brings the much needed attainment of ‘Mukthi’, the salvation.

The main attractions in this bewitching tourist and religious holiday destination include Gita Bhavan, Nilkanth Mahadev, Lakshman Jhula, Swarga Ashram and Triveni Ghat, all the holy places having great religious importance. Rishikesh and other close places like Dehradun and Mussoorie make a good charming and amazing excursion plan.

Rishkesh is famous for numerous Yoga centers and absolutely termed as the World Capital of Yoga, which extends training of Yoga and other religious activities. This is places is also sought to attain peace and tranquility. Many water adventurous activities like white water rafting and wild forest trekking can be undertaken in Rishikesh.

The holidaymakers who look for religious and culture holidays as well as privacy are welcomed at the lap of Rishikesh, with all its natural beauty and God’s gifts. It proffers its holidaymakers with experiences which nobody can forget for a lifetime. The consecrated pilgrimage to four holy shrines begins from Rishikesh.

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