Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Best Places To Visit In Rishikesh - INKSHIFT

Hello readers, I hope you're all good. So today I'm going to say about India is one of the best places where peace can be found. In India's northern state of Uttarakhand, at the foothills of the Himalayas on Ganges River, Rishikesh means the Lord of the Senses. The city is known as Yoga or World Yoga Capital. You can spend your time visiting ghats, attending Aartís evening or an adventurous river rafting in the city, no room for alcohol and non-vegetarianism.

Those are the vibes that Rishikesh is. A weekend trip to Rishikesh is not just a journey but a purification of your soul and body. So I'll tell you about some of the best places in this post where you can fully enjoy your journey.

1. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva's Nilkanth, an avatar. The temple is located about 39 km from Rishikesh at an elevation of 1330 meters. It is surrounded by dense forests, adjacent to the Nar-Narayan mountain ranges. It is surrounded by Manikoot, Brahmakoot, and Vishnukoot valleys and is located at the confluence of the Pankaja and Madhumati rivers. The temple is located at Kotdwar Pauri Road, Kotdwara, Uttarakhand.

2. Kunjapuri Devi Mandir

The Temple of Kunjapuri Devi is one of Goddess Shakti's most revered Shakti Peeths in the Himalayas Garhwal. This is an ancient temple at approximately 1600 meters above sea level. The beauty of this place is that from the same peak you can see snow-clad white Himalayas and Ganges river. A popular place for beautiful sunrise view with the Sun rising from behind the peaks of the Himalayas. The accommodation places are Yogi Arwind Ashram and Kunjapuri Guest House. This place is ideal for yoga, meditation, and quiet retreats. The temple is located at a distance of 25 km from Rishikesh and 8 km from Narendra Nagar, you can hire a taxi from Rishikesh to reach Kunjapuri Devi Temple. The nearest railway station is Rishikesh railway station.

3. Shivpuri

Shivpuri has located 19 km from Rishikesh on the Rishikesh-Patisira National Highway. Shivpuri, as the name suggests, is Lord Shiva's residence and is famous for its temple. Besides that, Shivpuri provides a range of sports possibilities such as river rafting, climbing rocks and snowboarding. Also, do overnight jungle camping, visit Sakhya Sagar Lake and Karera Bird Sanctuary.

4. Triveni Ghat

Triveni Ghat is located on the bank of the holy river Ganges. This frightened ghat used for bathing for most pilgrims. The main daily event of the attraction is the evening Aarti of Goddess Ganga also commonly referred to as "Maha Aarti."

5. Neer Garh Waterfall

Neer Garh Waterfall is a well-known little trek waterfall. The water from natural rocky cliffs tempts the tourists to dip into the narrow river. Walking through the jungle on narrow paths to the waterfall is an adventurous activity. This is a lovely waterfall that stands near the waterfall extremely refreshing. It is a waterfall of two tiers with two swimming pools. After 200 meters of trekking, there is a very small waterfall where visitors can also swim in a small pool. An additional 1.2 km trek leads you to the larger and most important waterfall with a large pool.

6. Kaudiyala

Kaudiyala is a small village located between Uttarakhand and Rishikesh. Kaudiyala enjoys the thrill of the most difficult regions of the basin stretching between Kaudiyala Shivpuri, a highly loved adventure expedition to travel to distant places. Kaudiyala has lovely scenery, but it offers the best beach camping location. In Kaudiyala, it is possible to enjoy rafting, trekking, climbing, abseiling, beach volleyball and many other sports. Romantic campfire with the river's gushing sound is an amazing experience after a day of adventure. 

7. Beatles Ashram

Beatles Ashram, also known as Chaurasi Kutia, is an ashram near the northern Indian town of Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand. It is located on the eastern bank of the Ganges River in the foothills of the Himalayas, opposite the Muni Ki Reti area of Rishikesh. Entry fee for Indian is INR 150, and INR 80 for senior citizens and students, for foreigners INR 600. You will love to visit again and again.

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