Tourist Attractions Around Rishikesh

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Narendra Nagar

15 kilometer

Situated at a distance of 15 kms from Rishikesh on the Rishikesh-Chamba road, Narendra Nagar is a historical town. Apart from historical importance, this town also has archaeological importance. Among the various attractions, the Royal Palace and massive Nandi Bull will certainly catch your attention at once.

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Kunjapuri

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Located close to Narendra Nagar at an altitude of 7,000 ft, Kunjapuri is covered with dense forests. Reach this place and get a wonderful view of the lofty peaks and verdant valleys.

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Valley of Flowers

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Situated at a distance of 16 kms away from Govindghat, off the Rishikesh-Badrinath road, the Valley of Flowers is known for housing a number of exotic floral and faunal species. Valley of Flowers has the largest concentration of several species of unique wild flowers.

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Chila

20 kilometer

Just 20 kms from Rishikesh, Chila is a wonderful place to visit. Declared as a sanctuary by the government, Chila is covered with lush dense forest and offers a soothing tranquil environment. Visit the popular reservoir, where you can spot a variety of animals drinking water. You can stay at the tourist bungalow, which provides a pleasant stay.

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Haridwar

25 kilometer

Set on the foothills of Shivalik range, Haridwar is the gateway to Chardham (four pilgrimages - Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath) in the Uttarakhand region. Popular as being the place that has been blessed by the trinity of Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma, Haridwar is also one of the major Shaktipeeths of the country. Major attractions of the town are Har Ki Pauri, Mansa Devi Temple, Chanda Devi Temple, Sapt Rishi and Daksh Mahadev Temple.

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Dehradun

42 kilometer

42 kms away from Rishikesh, Dehradun is a worth visiting place. Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Dehradun has always been an important centre for Garhwal region. Dehradun is home to a number of tourist attractions like Tapkeshwar Temple, Sahastradhara, Dakpathar, Laxman Sidh, Asan Barrage etc. If you visit Rishikesh by airways, you have to land in Dehradun because Rishikesh does has its own airport.

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Mussoorie

20 kilometer

Fondly referred to as the 'Queen of Hill Stations', Mussoorie is a must visit destination from Rishikesh. A fascinating hill resort, Mussoorie provides a spectacular view of the snow covered Himalayan ranges to the north-east and the picturesque Doon Valley. Visit Mussoorie and see the main attractions like Camel's Back Road, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Lake, Kempty Fall, Nag Tibba, Dhanolti, Bhadraj Temple, Yamuna Bridge and Municipal Garden.

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Auli

20 kilometer

If you wish to indulge yourself in some adventure, then visit the town of Auli. Known as the well-established sports circuit of Uttaranchal, Auli offers excellent opportunities for adventure sports like Skiing, Snow-Boarding etc.

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Devprayag

20 kilometer

A tranquil holy place, Devprayag is the spot where the rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, leave the mountains and merge. Devprayag has the ancient Ragunathji Temple, which deserves a visit.

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Kanatal

20 kilometer

Kanatal is a hamlet built around numerous hills, a locale which personifies the romantic aura of Tehri District, Uttarakhand, State. Located on the Chamba-Mussoorie highway. With a spectacular view of the snow covered hills and the green forests, Kanatal, Uttarakhand welcomes a large number of visitors every year. Kanatal is situated nearly 300 km far from Delhi at an altitude of over 8500 feet (2590 meters). By virtue of the natural beauty of this place Kanatal allures many tourists every year.

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