Rishikesh – A blessed town placed wonderfully in the foothills of the Himalayas on the bank of River Ganges. This is referred to worldwide as International capital of Yoga & Meditation. It goes about as an entrance indicate for journey the four most heavenly Hindu journeys in India normally known as the ‘Char Dham’. It is here that blessed waterway Ganga meets river Chandrabhaga. Rishikesh is likewise well known for water games like Rafting and Kayaking. So we can say that Rishikesh is renowned both as a pilgrimage and as an enterprise sports center. Acclaimed spots to visit in Rishikesh are Laxman Jhoola, Gita Bhavan, Swarg Ashram, Parmarth Niketan, Bharat Mandir, Triveni Ghat and Neelkanth Mahadev.
Rishikesh, otherwise called the “place of sagas” is an otherworldly town arranged 24 kms upstream from Haridwar, at the conversion of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga.
The middle of town where the train and transport stations can be found is of little interest to most travelers.
There are numerous markets where you can have heaps of things to shop.
Lakshman Jhula Market
Lakshman Jhula is one of the best territories for Shopping. There are loads of shops for materials, gems, valuable stones, books, profound things and bunches of different things. Around Lakshman Jhula Bridge (both sides) there are numerous shops and stalls.they offer neighborhood specialty, apparel and shoes. Heaps of brassware is likewise at a bargain all over the place. Trinkets and decorations, religious and generally, were available to be purchased at truly modest costs.
There are likewise very much a couple of shops that offer Ayurvedic solutions and oils.
Ram Jhula Market
Ram Jhula Market is likewise like Lakshman Jula. On the off chance that you cross the extension by stroll there is an alternate market in swargashram. In swargashram likewise you can get bunches of mixtures.
Rishikesh Main Market
Rishikesh fundamental business is close triveni ghat range. A few stalls close Swarg Ashram offer really amazing flavors at low costs. Cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, cumin and caraway ring a bell. In spite of the fact that the packs sit in the open throughout the day in any case they pack a punch to the olfactory nerves. This is for the most part popular in nearby individuals. Primarily it is well known for fabrics and every day needs.
You can visit there out the year, you may avoid month of May and June because temperature reaches maximum. Best season for Rafting is from mid of September to April.
The populace of Rishikesh are basically tranquil and friendly by nature, they speaks local language Kumaoni, Garhwali, Jaunsari, Bhotiya with great Hindi and workable English.
The International Yoga Festival, Basant Panchami, Holi, Diwali, Beatles Festival and Science Festival are a percentage of the celebrations in Rishikesh that are praised by The populace of Rishikesh with much energy and vivacity praise all the significant celebrations of the country.