Ganga river leaves the Shivalik mountains in the Himalayas and flows out into the plains of northern India.

Rishikesh is spiritual town, surrounded on all sides by beautiful hills.


Ram Jhula bridge build in 1980s.
Cars and tuk tuks are not allowed to cross the bridge, though motorcycles, push-carts, monkeys and cows often bring pedestrian traffic to a standstill.

Trayambakeshwar Temple

Top of Trayambakeshwar Temple.

Laskhman Jhula bridge; view from top of Trayambakeshwar Temple. This bridge originally built on 1889 and rebuilt again on 1929.

Evening arthi at Parmarth Niketan Ashram. This is largest ashram in Rishikesh.



We spend 2 days at Haridwar and Rishikesh. Actually, 2 days is not enough to explore this Himalayas foothill. The environment was very peaceful.

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5 Responses to RISHIKESH

  1. I am reading through all of your amazing journeys but this place has caught my eye! I think this last picture – statue in the night sky is beutiful.

  2. Thank you Mugen for sharing your amazing journeys. I have learnt alot today. As I’ve always wanted to visit India – now I know where to go!

    • Mugen says:

      Hi Jade,

      Thanks for your comments. Rishikesh is one of the best place in India to explore Yoga and Spirituality… Hope you will enjoy visiting India… Stay connected.. Cheers…

  3. Hi
    great snaps, ❤ love it, u 4get to go chotiwala hotel-that hotel is a uniqe quality of test and by looks, seating a fat man in traditional indian dress with a long tail (choti) and nelkanth is only 15 km far from rishikesh, nelkanth is famous for lord shiva temple and mountain views


  4. tyanajones says:

    Wow…really beautiful Post..you have shared awesome pictures of rishikesh. Rishikesh is one of my favorite Place to visit in India.thanks for sharing this.

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