Char Dham Yatra – An Enlightening Journey for Pilgrims
Char Dham Yatra – An Enlightening Journey for Pilgrims

During the month of May, several pilgrims flock to the Himalayan foothills of Uttarakhand. The foothills of the mountain mark the entrance to four sacred temples called as “Char Dham”. The temples ...

Rishikesh – A Spiritual Haven in Northern India
Rishikesh – A Spiritual Haven in Northern India

Rishikesh - The Land of the Gods, has visitors from all over the world. Many people come to Rishikesh to find inner peace and solace. It is considered one of the most sacred places in India owing t...

Mukeshji’s Jungle Vibes: A Bit of Australia in Rishikesh
Mukeshji’s Jungle Vibes: A Bit of Australia in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is known as the crowning pilgrimage destination. However, few are aware that it is gradually developing as a heart of musical instruments (those that are primarily used abroad). Recently,...

Did You Know The Beatles Visited Rishikesh in 1968?
Did You Know The Beatles Visited Rishikesh in 1968?

Yes, it’s true. The Beatles, one of the most popular bands of the 60′s worldwide, visited Rishikesh in 1968. The band came to Rishikesh to partake in the Transcendental Meditation advanced training...

Vashishta Gufa - A Peaceful Place for Spiritual Enhancement
Vashishta Gufa - A Peaceful Place for Spiritual Enhancement

The Vasishta Gufa is a hugely popular place for devotees who are interested in the art of meditation. Situated on banks of the holy Ganga River, the Vasishta Gufa (cave) is at a distance of 22 km f...

An Incredible Road Trip from London to Rishikesh
An Incredible Road Trip from London to Rishikesh

The famous quote by Saint Augustine “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page” suggests an excellent way to lead a life. Recently, we came across our hotel guests who abide...

Exploring Rishikesh's Mythology Via Art
Exploring Rishikesh's Mythology Via Art

Situated along the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas and by the banks of the Ganga, replete with ashrams and temples alike, Rishikesh plays home to many pilgrims and tourists every year. The holy ...

Bharat Mandir: One of India’s Oldest Temples in Rishikesh
Bharat Mandir: One of India’s Oldest Temples in Rishikesh

Bharat Mandir, an imposing shrine located in the heart of the city Rishikesh was founded in the 12th century by Adiguru Shankaracharya. Located in the middle of Rishikesh, it is considered one of I...

Experience Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh - Got Guts?
Experience Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh - Got Guts?

Rishikesh, the sacred sanctuary for many Indians is generally considered a religious place which numerous people visit to discover peace and solace. However, Rishikesh is not just for pilgrims, it ...

Rishikesh – A Great Destination for Photography
Rishikesh – A Great Destination for Photography

Since Rishikesh is blessed with nature and wildlife, divine sadhus and temples, it can be considered as one of the best places in India for photography. So if you want to discover the photographer ...

Triveni Ghat
Triveni Ghat

Rishikesh, the religious capital of India has numerous people visiting it every day. However, for the pilgrimage tourists, the trip to Rishikesh would be incomplete without a visit to Triveni Ghat.

Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula
Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula

Some of the biggest tourist spots of Rishikesh include the Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula. They are suspended bridges that connect the banks of the Ganga at two different places.

The Art of Reiki in Rishikesh
The Art of Reiki in Rishikesh

Reiki is a very popular and highly effective form of healing that originated in Japan, developed by Master Mikao Usni in the 1920s. Usni is believed to have undergone a strong spiritual transformat...

Swarg Ashram – A Spiritual Abode in Rishikesh
Swarg Ashram – A Spiritual Abode in Rishikesh

Swarg Ashram which literally translates to Heavenly Abode, is a picturesque ashram located at the foot of the Himalayas. With the holy river Ganga flowing through, it is situated in Rishikesh, very...

Journey from Dharamshalas to Top Notch Hotels
Journey from Dharamshalas to Top Notch Hotels

Rishikesh, the holy city for Hindus, has changed a lot from what it was decades ago. It has always been a land of ashrams, yoga and sages. The people in Rishikesh did not follow a swinging lifestyl...

Rishikesh: A Hiker’s Haven
Rishikesh: A Hiker’s Haven

For hikers all over, Rishikesh is soon becoming the most popular adventure destination. People from all walks of life visit Rishikesh to gain a first hand experience of hiking. The place itself is ...