The Yoga Capital Of India

Best Time of Visit

September to March

Ideal Duration for Visit

3 to 4 days

Average Budget


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Best Time of Visit

September to March

Ideal Duration for Visit

3 to 4 days

Average Budget


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Summers are hot and humid in Rishikesh. You can travel if you are an sports enthusiast but it’s exhausting and draining.


Uttarakhand has heavy heavy rainfall. It is advisable to not travel in this particular season as many activities are non-functional.


Landslides just after rain is very common in this region. Humid and dense surroundings it’s a low season of tourism.


Chilly and soothing weather and spellbinding nature around. Mountain peaks covered with snow and Ganges flowing in full flow. Winters is a hot season for tourists.

133 year old Kailash ashram

It is dedicated to preserving and promoting the classical Vedanta studies. Inspiring leaders like Rana Tirtha, Swami Vivekananda and Swami Sivanand were rooted and followers of this place. It is one of the best place to visit in Rishikesh

Gateway to chardham

The chardham destinations in Uttrakhand are Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

Ayurveda treatment

Rishikesh is also very famous for its ayurvedic practices. Many people travel across just to be treated by Ayurveda.

Alcohol and non-veg prohibited

As it is a Hindu religious land but also practicing yoga and meditation. Therefore alcohol and non-veg is strictly prohibited to raise awareness among people.

Taxis and cabs

Many local car rental facilities are available in Rishikesh. To travel to nearby places you can hire a cab for easy travel.


A economical mode and readily available on road, autos are a way to travel inside Rishikesh


Few local bus operators have bus services to travel within Rishikesh.


Just imaging on ghats of ganga just ambling. Walking is a way to explore city’s divine places


Garhwal is the native tongue. Hindu and sanskrit are two another well known language in town.

Crime ratio

43.75% crime rate is relatively moderate.

Literacy rate

88.38% is the literacy rate more than the average rate of state.


At 1,02,138 it’s a less populated city.

Frequently Asked Questions

Rishikesh has nice weather all year long, making it possible to explore the city. You have the option of planning a 2-day journey to Rishikesh or a 4- to 5-day excursion, during which you can partake in activities like yoga, bungee jumping, rafting, cafe-hopping, and more.