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Rishikesh also spelled Hrishikesh, Rushikesh or Hrushikesh, is a city and a municipal board in Dehradun district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is surrounded by two other districts namely Tehri Garhwal and Pauri Garhwal. It is located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India and attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists each year, from within India, as well as from other countries. Rishikesh is a vegetarian city by law, as well as an alcohol-free city. Rishikesh has also banned use of plastics bags by shopkeepers and vendors.

It is also known as the gateway to the Himalayas and is located around 25 kilometres north of another holy city, Haridwar.

Country India
State Uttarakhand
Districts Dehradun
Language Hindi and English
Elevation 372 metres (1,220 ft)
Population 59,671 (2001)
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Codes Pincode 249201
Tel [ISD] [STD] [+91] [135]
Vehicle UK 07
Emergency No's Police 100
Ambulance 102
Fire 101
Best Time To Visit March to November

 Rishikesh Hotels


 RISHIKESH Tours


TOUR NAME DURATION PLACES
Rishikesh Holy
Trip
02 Nights & 03 Days Delhi–Rishikesh-Haridwar– Delhi
Rishikesh Holy Trip

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Delhi

  • Ending Point:
  • Delhi

  • Duration:
  • 02 Nights / 03 Days


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Best of
Uttarakhand
07 Nights & 08 Days Rishikesh-Mussoorie– Corbett–Nainital
Rishikesh - Best of Uttarakhand

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Rishikesh

  • Ending Point:
  • Delhi

  • Duration:
  • 07 Nights / 08 Days


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