Rishikesh Spiritual Experience
Ganga River as seen from Rishikesh
Rishikesh is a hub for Yoga, Meditation and Spirituality. Guests from all over arrive here for a long stay in one of the Ashrams for insight into Yoga / Meditation techniques and also experiencing spiritual healing.
Riverside Rishikesh offers is cleaner and quieter as compared to Haridwar just 15-20 kms away and bathing ghats here having an air of spirituality and religious fervour.
There are number of hotels and resorts here that facilitate guests with options for experiencing private Yoga sessions and terraces where guests can meditate by the holy river Ganga.
There are number of significant temples in and around the area that are significant e.g. Neelkanth Mahadev (30 kms), a Lord Shiva temple, believed to be at the place where Lord Shiva drank the venom produced during 'Sagar Manthan.'
Rishikesh otherwise is extremely popular tourist destination as well with number of temples, riverside character and activities (White Water Rafting).