|base of the Himalayas and it is
where the Ganges comes down to the
plains from the hills. An incredible experience
of natural beauty and undiscovered wildlife awaits here. Not to mention the peace
and tranquility of a landscape associated with sages and meditation.
Sapt Rishi Ashram -
This is situated along the Haridwar-Rishikesh
road. The Ganges gushes in seven streams in front of this Ashram, hence this place
is also called Sapt Sarovar.
Kanva Rishi Ashram -
This Ashram is situated around 42 km from
Haridwar, on the banks of the Malini River along the forest road to Kotdwar.
Triveni Ghat -
This is an interesting place to be at dawn, when
people offer milk to the river and feed the fish. After sunset, priests set floating
lamps on the water during the Aarti ceremony.
Temple of Neelkanth Mahadev
- A place associated with Lord Shiva, this temple is situated at a height
of 1700 meters. It is a 4-hour walk from Rishikesh and is a not-to-be-missed
destination away from the madding crowd.