Rishikesh (Hindi: ऋषिकेश) is a city in Dehradun district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Its on the foot hills of Himalayas, so also called "Gateway to the Himalayas" Rishikesh attracts a lot of pilgrims & tourists from all over the world. Its also some times referred as "World capital of Yoga"
View from Lakshman Jhula
Rishikesh is located just 20 km away from Hardwar on the NH58. So transport to Rishikesh from New Delhi is same & from Chandigarh one can take via Dehradun.
Its again the same airport - Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport is around 15 km from Rishikesh
View from the 14th floor of the Temple building on the bank of River Ganga
Places of interest:
* Lakshman Jhula
* Ram Jhula
* Temples: Lakshman Mandir, Ram Mandir, Shiv Mandir. There is a 14 story building also which has many temples & on the top floor is Godess Gangamayya.
* White water rafting
* Rock climbing