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Hello friends, Rishikesh, known as Yoga Nagari, is very famous among young people in India. Rishikesh is known all over India not only for religious places but also for adventure activities. If you are planning to visit Rishikesh for a day then this article is going to be very helpful. Through this article, you will know that which are the places to visit in Rishikesh for one day? Which you must explore.

Along with this, you will know how to reach all those places what the right time to visit Rishikesh is, and what the places to stay in Rishikesh. So let us know about all the places to visit in Rishikesh which can explore in one day.

Check the List of Best Places to visit in Rishikesh for One Day- 

Rishikesh is located in the state of Uttarakhand which is famous for its beauty and religious places. You can also come here to learn meditation. Here you can visit places like the temple, Ganga ghat, park, ashram, swing, waterfall etc. If you are planning to visit Rishikesh for one day, then you can explore the below-mentioned places in one day. The list of all the places is given below, you can include it in your journey.

Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula-

If you are going to visit Rishikesh, then first of all you should visit Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula in Rishikesh. Both these swings are located nearby. The swing here is mainly 450 feet long bridge, which is known as Jhoola and both of them are one of the famous tourist places of Rishikesh. Both these bridges are located at a distance of about 4 kilometers from the railway station.

Places to visit in Rishikesh for One Day Lakshman Jhula
Lakshman Jhula Image credit to Pexel

Where you can easily reach via auto or taxi. The view here is very good at night and in the evening, which you should see. By going above the bridge you can enjoy the beautiful view of the flowing waves of Ganga which fascinates people.

If you are going to visit Rishikesh, then you can include it in your trip list of the best places to visit in Rishikesh for one day, and can visit all the places with your family.

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one of the famous religious places of Rishikesh which you must explore. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is situated at an altitude of about 1670 meters which is surrounded by forests and it is situated about 12 kilometers from Rishikesh city. Where you can easily reach your family via auto or taxi.

There is also a freshwater spring here which is used by the devotees coming here to take a bath. The description of this temple is also found in Samudra Manthan.

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Tera Manzil Temple-

This temple is 13 storeys high and is dedicated to many gods and goddesses. This is one of the famous religious places of Rishikesh, where people come to worship. You can also perform religious rituals inside this temple. It is located in a place that provides a very peaceful environment. It is also located very close to Rishikesh Railway Station. If you come to visit Ram Jhula, then you can easily reach the Tera Manzil Temple by taking a walk from here.

If you are coming to visit Rishikesh, then definitely include it in your one-day trip list of places to visit in Rishikesh for one day and visit here.

Triveni Ghat-

Places to visit in Rishikesh for One Day Triveni Ghat
Triveni Ghat Image Credit to Pexel

Triveni Ghat is the most crowded place in Rishikesh. Where most of the pilgrims come to take a bath and here Ganga Aarti is also performed in the evening. Whose view is very amazing. You should come here in the evening or the morning so that you can participate in Ganga Aarti and see the grandeur of Ganga Aarti here. This place is called Triveni Ghat because three rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati meet here.

How to reach Triveni Ghat-

To reach Triveni Ghat, you can take an auto or taxi from Rishikesh Railway Station and come here. Triveni Ghat is located at a distance of 1.3 km from Rishikesh Railway Station. You can easily reach here even on foot. If you are two people then you will come here only on foot so that you can see the beauty of all the routes of Rishikesh while coming.

Bharat Mandir

Bharat Mandir is situated at a distance of just 4 kilometers from Rishikesh Railway Station. You can come here also via auto. This temple is one of the oldest temples of Rishikesh which is known for its religious and cultural importance. Every year lakhs of people come to visit this temple.

It is believed that this temple was restored by Jagatguru Adi Shankaracharya on the day of Basant Panchami in 789 AD. Since then this temple has been a center of faith among the people.

Parmarth Niketan

Parmarth Niketan is one of the most famous places to stay in Rishikesh. It is a place surrounded by a very peaceful and lush green environment which is situated on the banks of the river Ganga. Thousands of people come here every day. There are more than 1000 rooms in this ashram which are the residence of the devotees who come here.

Geeta Bhawan Ashram

This place is also a famous tourist destination for the people and devotees visiting Rishikesh. There are more than 1000 rooms here in which the coming pilgrims are provided shelter. This ashram is also built on the banks of the river Ganga.

The distance of Geeta Bhawan from Rishikesh Railway Station is 15 kilometers. You can come here via auto. If you want to perform any religious ritual, you can also stay here.

How to reach Rishikesh-

If you are coming to Rishikesh to visit for a day, then you can come to Rishikesh either by train or by flight. If you want to travel on a low budget, then you will travel only by train so that your money will be less and your journey will also be completed. But if you have more money then you can also use a flight and reach here.

Apart from this, if you want, you can also reach Rishikesh via bus. To reach via bus, you can first come to Dehradun or Delhi and from here you get a direct bus to Rishikesh which will take you to the bus stand of Rishikesh and from there you can go to all your places. |

When to visit Rishikesh-

Although you can go to Rishikesh anytime throughout the year, if you believe me then you can go to Rishikesh from the last month of February till the middle of May. So that you do not face any problem in doing any activities here and where you can visit all the places at this time because the weather there is slightly good in the middle of these months.

If we talk about other good times then you can come here between October to December which is a good time to spend in Rishikesh.

Where to stay in Rishikesh-

If you are going to visit Rishikesh then you can stay in a hotel or Dharamshala there. If you want to stay on a low budget then I would suggest you stay in Dharamshala which will cost you less money. Rooms in Dharamshala in Rishikesh start from ₹300and increase depending on the facility.

If you go here during the peak season then it may be a little difficult for you to get a room or the room rent may be a little high and if you go during the off-season then you will get your room here at a very cheap price.

Conclusion-

Hope you have learned about all the things about Rishikesh like how you can reach where and what is the right time to visit Rishikesh. In this article, we have also learned which are the places to visit in Rishikesh for one day which you can explore in a day. If you still have any questions related to Rishikesh, then you can ask us in the comment section below. We will answer your questions also.

If you want to share your experience of your Rishikesh trip, you can also tell us your experience in the comment section below and how you felt after visiting Rishikesh.

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