Places to visit near by Rishikesh


  • Haridwar is district of Uttarakhand state in India. Haridwar is place where the river Ganges enters in plain areas north India .
  • Haridwar is the place where peoplfrom across the India visit for pilgrimage and to take a holy dip into the holy river Ganges. Haridwar city is an ancient and it is one of the most sacred cities in India.


  • kanatal is a small village in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kanatal is 78 km from Dehradun, 38 km from Mussoorie and 12 km from Chamba
  • It is on the Chamba-Mussoorie road and nearly 300 km from Delhi.Kanatal is very amazing place for turism.



  •  Rudraprayag is one of the Panch   Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, the point of confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.
  • Rudraprayag – A Site Which Acquired Top Spot In Uttarakhand Tourism, Obviously It Is One The Best Place To Visit. The Holy River Presence Of Mandakini And Alaknanda Glitters The Place Importance. These Two Rivers Are The Major Among The Five Major Rivers Originating From Garhwal Himalayas Cause The Scared River Confluence Namely Panch Prayag.
  • It Is A Belief That Name Rudraprayag Is Derived From The Sanskrit Word Rudra Which Is One Of The Aspect Of Hindu Lord Shiva. Epics Stated That God Shiva Appears Here To Bless Nard Muni. That Is Reason Why You Can See Lots Of Shiva Temples Nearby Area. The Place Rudra Prayag Is One Of The Significant Destiny In Char Dham Pilgrim Yatra, Also The Place Is Located Near To Kedarnath Dham And Badrinath Temple.



  • Nainital is a Himalayan resort town in the Kumaon region of India’s Uttarakhand state, at an elevation of roughly 2,000m. Formerly a British hill station, it’s set around Nainital Lake, a popular boating site with Naina Devi Hindu Temple on its north shore. A cable car runs to Snow View observation point (at 2,270m), with vistas over the town and mountains including Nanda Devi.
  • Uttarakhand’s highest peak.Nainital is a hill station surrounded by the peaks of Kumaon Hills and is full of natural hot water springs. Nainital is divided into two parts, Tallital and Mallital, with the lake separating them. Tallital is the southern side of the lake, while Mallital consists of the northern upper reaches. It is also known as the Lake District of Uttarakhand and is named after Goddess Naina Devi. This honeymoon paradise nestled in the arms of Kumaon Hills is believed to have the blessings of Lord Shiva. Some popular engagements around Nainital are its lake, trekking, yatching, and horse-riding. Nainital is most visit turism place .



  • Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in shimla Strung out along a 12km ridge, with steep forested hillsides falling away in all directions, the Himachal capital is a good appetite-whetter for the awe-inspiring mountain tracts of the state’s interior. Shimla is one of India’s most popular hill resorts.

     Pauri Garhwal 

  • Tourism in Pauri Garhwal District includes a number of exploring options.[citation needed] Pauri Garhwal attracts people through its environment, valleys, and mountain peaks, and natural features.[citation needed] Tourists in Pauri also visit its ancient temples.
  • The mountains of Khirsu offer views of the northern Himalayas and attract a large number of tourists.19 kilometres (12 mi) away from Pauri at an altitude of 1,700 metres (5,600 ft), Khirsu is peaceful and free from pollution.[citation needed] There is the nearby ancient temple of Ghandiyal Devta. Accommodation is available at the Tourist Rest House, Forest Rest House, and private hotel.
  • On the 4th Monday of April or 1st Monday of May, there is an annual Mela put on by local villagers.
  • The villages of Gwarh and Khothgee, near Khirshu, have a festival where they lower an artificial carved wooden effigy of man, called “Badi” by locals, by rope down a hill for about 500 meters.
  • Chaukhamba  Situated only 4 km from Pauri. Chaukhamba View Point overlooks the Idwal Valley, with views of the Chaukhamba peaks.


  • Lansdowne, is a cantonment town in Pauri Garhwal district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Lansdowne or Lansdown is a beautiful town and a popular hill station situated on the Kothdwar – Pauri road at a height of 1,706 mt in Uttarakhand, India.


  • Uttarkashi, meaning Kashi of the north, is a town in Uttarakhand, India. It is the district headquarters of Uttarkashi district. Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi at an altitude of 1158 m above sea level.
  • With spectacular hilly terrain, stunning natural beauty, ancient temples, swift rivers and lush greeneries, the district of Uttarkashi is one of the favorite spots for tourists to visit. This place is a real paradise for adventure enthusiasts and sports lovers.
  • The holy town of Uttarkashi is district headquarter, considered to have similar religious importance as Kashi. The famous Vishwanath temple here is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In front of the temple is unique Mahadev-ka-Vishal Trishul or Shiva’s Great Trident, made of eight major metals. It is believed Lord Shiva killed Vakasur with this trident. Other important temples are dedicated to Lord Parashuram, Lord Ekadash Rudra and Goddess Kali.


  • Devprayag has much natural beauty. Other than Sangam and Raghunath Ji Temple in Devprayag, one can visit sacred places like Mata Bhuvneshwari temple at nearby village Pundal followed by Dhaneshwar Mahadev temple, Danda Naggaraja (Lord of Snakes) temple and Chandrabadni temple.
  • Devprayag is the place where river Alaknanda & Bhagirathi confluence, but according to mythology, there is another river that belongs to this confluence named Saraswati which originates from Mana Village in Badrinath and in Devprayag, the river comes from the feet of Shri Raghunath Ji in Raghunath Temple. Also according to mythology, the footprints of Lord Rama .

         Tehri Garhwal

  • Tehri Garhwal is one of the largest districts in the hill state of Uttarakhand, India. Its administrative headquarters is at New Tehri  .
  • One of the Asia’s largest and highest dam, it offers a sight that is both astounding and magnificent. It also serves as the worlds largest hydro electrical project drawing water from two great rivers of the Himalayas Bhagirathi and Bhilangana. The place is a must visit offering a sight of massive dam with stagnant water and high mountains on all side and can be reached via well maintained roads.


  • “The queen of hill-stations”  Mussoorie Tourism
  • Situated at an altitude of 6000 ft. , Mussoorie is a popular hill station famous for its colonial heritage and its religious sites.
  • Initially an escape for the British from the unforgiving heat in the plains, Mussoorie has only grown into a popular hill-station to provide you an escape into the wave of activity surrounding the scenic views and lush green flora. The Mall is the centre point of Mussoorie with its two ends- Library and Picture Palace spread some distance away. In Mussoorie, you will find both nature at work with beautiful waterfalls and sceneries as well as architectural marvel of colonial structures.


  •  Dhanaulti is a hill station 24 km (15 mi) from the popular hill station of Mussoorie, and 31 km (19 mi) from Chamba, as it is situated between the two.
  • Mussoorie Forest Department is running Eco-huts for the tourists come to enjoy serene landscapes of Dhanaulti. These are built by green technology and are Eco-friendly.
  • Surkanda Devi MandirSurkanda Devi Temple – 8 km (5.0 mi). From Dhanaulti, on the road towards Chamba lies the Surkanda Devi Temple, famous for its Ganga Dussehra fair in autumn. It is part of the Devi Darshan triangle, which offers trekking opportunities around Dhanaulti – Surkanda Devi, Chandrabadni and Kunjapuri.
  • Aaloo Khet (Potato Farm)– a Government Potato Farm, also a popular sunrise view point6.



  • Chamba is the northwestern district of Himachal Pradesh, in India, with its headquarters in Chamba town. The towns of Dalhousie and Khajjhiar are popular hill stations and vacation spots for the people from the plains of northern India.
  • Laxmi Narayan Temple : It is the most famous tourist attraction place in Chamba
  • Brajeshwari Devi Temple : This is the temple dedicated to goddess Durga and is famous for the fine carved sculptures.
  • Chamunda Devi Temple : This is one of the famous temples in this quieenee valley, The Chamunda Devi temple is dedicated to goddess Chamunda
  • Sui Mata Temple : The suhi mata temple is in between the Chamunda Devi temple and Brajeswari temple.
  • Gandhi Gate : The Viceroy of British Government Lord Curzon received a warm welcome by a bright orange gateway built in 1900, known as Gandhi gate. It is the main gateway of Chamba.
  • Bhuri Singh Museum : The museum houses a vast number of original Pahari art and sculptures. Some notable collections include Basohli and Kangra paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as, a collection of Rumāls from the 7th century onward.
  • Salooni : 56 km from Chamba is place of great natural beuty.



  • Dehradun is the capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand, near the Himalayan foothills. At its core is the 6-sided Ghanta Ghar clock tower.
  • To the southwest is Paltan Bazaar, a busy shopping area. Just east is the Sikh temple Gurdwara Nanaksar, topped with ornate white and golden domes. In Clement Town to the city’s southwest, Mindrolling Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist center with shrine rooms in its Great Stupa
  • Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India, bejewelled-like a glittering jewel in the lower Himalayan mountain ranges.
  • The city is perched at an elevation of 435 metres and is currently enjoying its stature as the capital of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is the gateway to the famous hill station of Mussoorie and the pilgrimage spots of Haridwar and Rishikesh.




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