Top 5 places to visit near Rishikesh

Apr 28, 2024

By: Ayush Mehrotra

Kanatal

Located at an altitude of 8,500 feet above sea level, Kanatal is a picturesque hill station located about 75 kilometres from Rishikesh. It offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayas and lush green valleys. Visitors can enjoy camping, nature walks, and trekking in the serene surroundings.

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Deoria Tal

Situated around 164 kilometres from Rishikesh, Deoria Tal is a pristine lake surrounded by thick forests and snow-capped peaks in the Garhwal region. It offers a peaceful environment for camping and birdwatching, with reflections of Chaukhamba peaks in its crystal-clear waters.

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Shivpuri

Around 19 kilometres from Rishikesh, Shivpuri is famous for its adventure activities like white water rafting, camping, and trekking, offering a thrilling experience amidst nature.

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Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

Situated around 32 kilometres from Rishikesh, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is set between the lush greenery of the Himalayan foothills.

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Lansdowne

Situated approximately 130 kilometres from Rishikesh, Lansdowne is a quaint hill station surrounded by thick oak and pine forests. It offers a tranquil atmosphere with colonial-era architecture, serene lakes, and panoramic views of the Himalayas. Visitors can explore Bhulla Lake, Tip N Top viewpoint, and St. Mary's Church.

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