Trivani Ghat is situated in Rishikesh. It is one of the most famous Ghat in Uttarakhand at the banks of river Ganga. It is belived that the ghat was visited by Lord Krishna when he got hurt by the arrow of Jara (A Hunter). It is well known place for evening Ganga Aarti. It's altogether a different site during the evening aarti. On the bank of Triveni Ghat, one can visit the Gita Mandir and Lakshminarayan Temple. Dawn boat ride along the Ganges is a must on a short tour to Triveni Ghat.
Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula
Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula are the glory of this beautiful tourist hub. The bridge are 4 km from the Rishikesh Railway Station. It is one of the most popular attractions of Rishikesh, Apart from offering scenic beauty. Ram Jhula bridge was constructed later than the Laxman Jhula, in the year 1980. Ram Jhula is painted the color of India’s national flag which makes it look stunning. The bridge is actually very small so you should be mindful of motorbikes passing by anytime. You will see local crowds there, it’s a great place to observe local’s life.
Rajaji National Park
Rajaji National Park is situated in the state of Uttarakhand, now known as Uttarakhand. The picturesque beauty and rich biodiversity of the park serve as its major attractions for both nature lovers as well as wildlife enthusiasts. In the year 1983, Rajaji Wildlife Sanctuary of Uttarakhand was merged with Motichur and Chilla wildlife sanctuaries and made into Rajaji National Park. The park has been named after Late Sri C. Rajgopalachari (also known as Rajaji), a famous freedom fighter and first governor general of India . Rajaji National Park of India spreads over an area of 820.42 sq km and is open to visitors only from Mid-November to Mid-June.
Parmarth Niketan is an ashram located in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. Parmarth Niketan is situated in the lap of the lush Himalayas, along the banks of the Ganges. The ashram was founded in 1942 by Pujya Swami Shukdevanandji Maharaj.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Nilkanth, an aspect of Shiva. As per mythology, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is a holy place where Lord Shiva consumed the poison originated from ocean (Samudra Manthan) and placed in his throat. This makes Lord Shiva's throat blue in colour and named Neelkanth. This Mahadev Temple is best place for Lord Shiva devotees and people from far away places visit this sacred place round the year. This temple is visited at the time of famous annual festivals, one in the month of Shravan (July-August) and the other during Shivratri. As this temple is situated on top of the hill, it provides a view of surrounding hills that are Vishnukoot, Manikoot and Brahmakoot.
Neer Garh Waterfall
Neer Gaddu Waterfall is a popular waterfall for short trek. It is 9 km from Rishikesh Railway Station and 5 km from Lakshman Jhula. The water flowing from natural rocky hill. The trekking to the waterfall is an adventurous activity as it involves walking through the jungle on narrow trails. This is a two tier waterfall with two bathing pools. There is very small waterfall after 200 m trek from the road where visitors can also take bath in a small pool. Further 1.2 km trek will take you to the bigger and main waterfall which has a large pool.
Marine Drive is also known as Aastha Path. One of the best ganga river side environment. It is a good place for early morning lovers and those people also who love mediatation. You can visit some small temples around the Marine Drive. It is around 2.5km long and 30ft wide. There are so many other ghats in marine drive. You can visit open gym also in early morning.
Kunjapuri Temple Rishikesh
Kunjapuri Devi Temple is sacred temple of immense importance in Hindu religion. Located at an height of 1676 mtrs on a hill, Kunjapuri Devi Temple is one of the 52 Shaktipeeth in Uttarakhand. Here at Kunjapuri Devi Temple, the chest of burned Sati had fallen. Kunjapuri Devi Temple also offers panoramic views of snow capped mountains and peaks such as Swarga Rohini, Gangotri, Banderpunch and Chaukhamba.
Patna Water Fall
Patna Waterfall is a one of the most popular waterfall in Rishikesh where nature lovers like to come and spend some time in solitude amidst the nature. It is named after the Patna village situated nearby and is also well-known for limestone caves located next to the waterfall. This waterfall is also popularly known for the limestone caves present near to it. According to the legends there is a small temple inside these limestone caves dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Bharat Mandir Rishikesh
Bharat Mandir, situated at the bank of River Ganga, is one of the oldest temples of Rishikesh. Located in the centre of the old town, this temple is just half a kilometre away from Triveni Ghat. The ancient records of 'Kedarkhand', this temple was built by Adi Guru Shankaracharya. This temple is said to be devastated in 1398 AD by Tamur Lane.Bharat Mandir is a very old temple of lord Bharat, the younger brother of Ram. Once in a year, on Basant Panchami, there is a big fair being held. The temple area is surrounded by the old market of Rishikesh city area.