Rishikesh is a religious place but the spot is also famous for the natural beauty and adventure. Located in the Himalayan belt of Uttarakhand, this spot falls at a distance of twenty km from another very important spot of Hinduism called Haridwar. The name of the religious spot is after Mahavishnu, the second deity of the Hindu trinity. As per the legend, there is association of the place with Shri Rama and taking the holy dip in the most sacred river Ganges is something one cannot describe in the few words. One of the star attractions of the place is the bridge made of jute rope and is also called Lakshman Jhoola. In the later years, this suspension bridge was replaced by the iron rope. From here, one can experience the splendid beauty of Himalayas and the Shivalik mountains. There are references about this place in the Puranas.
For the people of the world who want to enjoy the art of yoga, Rishikesh has a great relevance and many celebrities of the world have come here in the past in order to have a yoga experience. One would love to visit the toga and the rejuvenation spot called Ananda in the Himalayas from here. Rishikesh is the starting place for the famous Chardham yatra comprising of the four very important destinations like Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. During the sunset, the beauty of Lakshman Jhoola is fascinating and one will love to spend few moments here that have a great value when it comes to the spirituality. From Lakshman Jhoola, the beauty of the river Ganges is awesome. The adventurists will love to enjoy the white water rafting here. White water rafting is a rich experience with the turbulent waters of the place but one has to fulfill some vital parameters of health in order to experience this phenomenon fully.