Rishikesh is a holy town with many Ashrams and it is famous for the yoga world wide, It is said that the sage Raibhya Rishi did severe penance here and as a reward, God appeared to him in the form of Hrishikesh, hence the name Rishikesh the place has numerous ashrams, some of which are internationally recognized as centers of philosophical studies, yoga and meditation thus also know as “Yoga capital of the world” Rishikesh is one of the prominent centers of spiritual activity since ancient times back in the 1960s Rishikesh gained instant fame as the site where The Beatles came to stay with their guru, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

Rishikesh also is among the few places in India that offers a multitude of adventure sports to its visitors, Rishikesh is the suggested place for starting their trekking expeditions to the Himalayan Peaks and for the White River Rafting.

           Rishikesh is a vegetarian city by law, as well as an alcohol-free city however eggs are available at many hotels and cafes and for Alcohol you can either go to Shivpuri or Raiwala as per the recent development Rishikesh has also banned use of plastics bags by shopkeepers and vendors.

Tips to prepare for river rafting in Rishikesh

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