Rishikesh, known as the "Yoga Capital of the World," sprang to prominence after the Beatles, the famed English rock band, visited the city in the 1960s. In search of spirituality, the legendary band visited Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Ashram.
While spending time at this ashram is a must while visiting this spiritual city, there are lots of other things to see and do. Begin your day with river rafting in Shivpuri, followed by a modest breakfast at one of the riverbank cafes, and then explore the shops that line Laxman Jhula.
Finally, relax at the Ghat and immerse yourself in the spectacular and breathtakingly calm Ganga Aarti in the evening. And if you need a full guide to help you organise your complete itinerary, this one is a good place to start. Continue reading to learn about the most popular locations to visit in Rishikesh: