1. Lakshman Jhula
The Lakshman Jhula is a popular old hanging bridge which is a link between two villages, Tapovan in Tehri, Garhwal and Pauri, Garhwal. Lakshman Jhula is situated 5 km to the north east of town Rishikesh. It is very famous among tourists because of the mythological facts that are connected to the bridge. It is said that Lord Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama, had crossed the Ganga River at this same place where the bridge now stands.
2. Neelkanth Temple
This temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. It is located at the height of 1330 meters and its about 32 kms from Rishikesh in Pauri, Garhwal. Neelkanth Temple is one of the most famous Hindu Pilgrimage site. In Hindu mythology it is stated that the place at which this temple now stands is a sacred place where lord Shiva consumed Poison during sagar Manthan.
3. The Beatles Ashram
The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ashram got globally famous after Beatles visited this calm place. The serenity and tranquility of this place will leave you falling in love with the place. Hence, this ashram is one of the best tourists’ places in Rishikesh.
4. Triveni Ghat
Triveni Ghat is a ghat alongside Ganga river and it always packed with tourists and pilgrims as it is one of the most famous point of interest in Rishikesh. During the evening aarti the site of the Triveni Ghat is altogether very mesmerizing and soothing
5. Kunjapuri temple
The Kunjapuri temple is a 30 minutes’ drive from Rishikesh. Situated at the height of 1700 meters, this temple is one of the most popular tourists place in Rishikesh. An early morning trek towards its top rewards its tourists with a beautiful and breath-taking sunrise from the Himalayas.
6. Rishi Kund
Rishi kund popularly known as the pond of sages, it’s a place on must visit. This place attracts many pilgrims throughout the year because of its various mythological references. This place is very near to Shani and Triveni Sangam.