Rishikesh is Dehradun district is situated at the foothills of Himalaya. The gateway to Garhwal, it receives tourists from all over the world who are planning to visit Garhwal in Uttarakhand state. Tourists get the budget Rishikesh holiday packages to explore the yoga capital of the world.
The city is famous for its spiritual centres, meditation and ayurveda centres and adventure sports. One of the twin nation heritage cities along with Haridwar, Rishikesh attracts several tourists with the cheapest Rishikesh holiday packages. Rishikesh or Hrishikesh is named after the Hindu God. Hrsika, a Sanskrit word that means sense and isa, a Sanskrit name of God comprises the meaning of Rishikesh that means God of the senses.
Lakshman Jhula, the most sought tourist spot is Rishikesh is a pilgrim centre. The Jhula is made at the place where Lord Lakshman said to once cross the revered river Ganga. Tourists with the best Rishikesh holiday packages also visit the Neelkantha Mahadev Temple. The holy shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
The other places to visit in the city with the holiday package for Rishikesh are the Beatles Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Parmarth Niketan, Rajajination Park etc. For the adventure aficionados, Rishikesh is the prime location for Bungee Jumping, White River Rafting, Hiking, and Mountaineering, boating, swimming, paragliding and trekking.