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Mount Valley Mama Cottage is one of the best Rishikesh Budget hotel providing 12 air conditioned and air cooled luxuriously appointed rooms and suites with attached bath, Wifi Enabled - Wifi Access in the rooms, hot and cold water, Colour TV with Multi channel cable, 24 hours power backup, 24 hours Room Service, Internet Services, etc. The roof top of hotel is well decorated which provides a panoramic view of Rishikesh with prominent buildings dominating the skyscape.                

Whether it is the thrill of a vacation or the responsibilities at work that bring you to Rishikesh, you are sure to find Mount Valley Mama Cottage, the perfect budget accommodation in Rishikesh for you. This budget in Rishikesh offers fine facilities, excellent service and a luxurious ambience.

 


 About Rishikesh
Rishikesh, a most tranquil place in northern Uttar Pradesh, surrounded by hills and bisected by the wide and sluggish Ganges, is often claimed as the `Yoga Capital of the World'. Back in the 1960s Rishikesh gained instant fame as the site where The Beatles came to stay with their guru, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. It is an excellent place to meditate and study yoga. Rishikesh is also a good starting     Laxman Jhula

point for treks to Himalayan pilgrimage centres such as Badrinath, Kedarnath , Gangotri, Yamnotri.It is rightly called the gateway to the  Himalayan Shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

 

 

Situated 24 km upstream from Haridwar, at the confluence of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga, Rishikesh has long been a spiritual centre. 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 has numerous ashrams, some of which are internationally recognized as centers of philosophical studies, yoga and meditation.
An international yoga week is organized here every year by U.P. Tourism between 2nd and 7th of February. For the adventurous, there are opportunities for white water rafting on the Ganga.
The climate here is continental type but its location in the foot hills gives it a pleasant weather throughout the year. One can visit Rishikesh any time of the year.

The town of Rishikesh lies in the foothills of the Garhwal region. It is the gateway to the upper Garhwal region and the starting point for pilgrim routes to the four dhams of Uttarakhand -- Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The Ganga flows through the town and is worshipped here. After this it descends to the plains at Haridwar.The whole place is considered to be sacred as it is believed that meditation at this place leads to attainment of salvation. There are many temples-some ancient, some new along the river Ganges. The River side is dotted by the ashrams of Sadhus and sages.     A water fall  at Rishikesh
The road to the north from Rishikesh leads to Narendra Nagar(named after Maharaja Narendra Shah) and beyond to Tehri. These roads branch off and reach the upper parts of Garhwal. At Rishikesh, Ganga leaves the mountains and joins the plains for her long journey. Rishikesh is not only an attraction for pilgrims but it also attracts foreigners who want to know about Hinduism, who want to spend some time close to the Lord. 

 

 

 


Rishikesh - How to Reach Rishikesh

By Car:
Delhi airport to Rishikesh by car is a good option for a hassle free traveling specially for foreign tourists who are traveling to India for the first time. It's a 6 to 7 hours journey.

Note: Try and leave Delhi between 4-5 a.m as driving time increases beyond 6 hours due to morning congestion in towns like Modinagar and Roorkee.

How to Reach Rishikesh Nearest Airport - AirPort Near By Rishikesh is in close proximity of Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport (about 15 km) - a small, quiet and recently renovated airport handling many flights from Delhi. The runway is being extended and will possibly then handle flights from other metros as of now there are flights only from Delhi (The capital of India)

For More Detailed Information about Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun


By Train:
 
Rishikesh railway station A quiet branch line connects Rishikesh to Haridwar, but there are only about three slow trains daily. It's best to take the train to Haridwar as Haridwar is serviced by many trains from to Delhi, Varanasi, Rajasthan, Amritsar, etc. and continue by bus (45 min), by taxi (30 mins or by shared auto-rickshaw (40 min). Travelling by train comes recommended because they often run empty and the fares are low & run right-time especially in peak seasons or "Melas" (Fares) when bus routes are diverted in Haridwar & share rickshaws try to make a killing. You can take "Vikrams" towards Lakshman Jhula from Rishikesh station.


You will have to cross Ram Jhula to reach Swarg Ashram (On the other side of river Ganges). From Delhi there are many trains to Haridwar, some of the best are :- Shatabadi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Special Express, Mussoorie Express. to buy a ticket.

Trains from Rishikesh

Rishikesh - Delhi 07:00
Rishikesh - Haridwar 08:10
Rishikesh - Bandikui 14:10
Rishikesh - Haridwar 14:20
Rishikesh - Haridwar 18:35

For More Detailed Information about Rishikesh Railway Station

By Bus:
From Delhi the city is about 230 km away and is well connected with buses. A bus journey may take about 5-7 hours - depending on the traffic.


How to Reach Rishikesh By Taxi : Taxis are widely available anywhere in India. The drive from/to Delhi lasts around 5 to 6 hours, depending on traffic conditions.



Rishikesh - How to Reach Rishikesh
How to Reach Rishikesh By Car Delhi airport to Rishikesh by car is a good option for a hassle free traveling specially for foreign tourists who are traveling to India for the first time. It's a 6 to 7 hours journey. 
Note: Try and leave Delhi between 4-5 a.m as driving time increases beyond 6 hours due to morning congestion in towns like Modinagar and Roorkee. 

How to Reach Rishikesh Nearest Airport - AirPort Near By Rishikesh is in close proximity of Dehradun'sJolly Grant Airport (about 15 km) - a small, quiet and recently renovated airport handling many flights from Delhi. The runway is being extended and will possibly then handle flights from other metros as of now there are flights only from Delhi (The capital of India) 

For More Detailed Information about Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun

How to Reach Rishikesh By Train - Rishikesh railway station A quiet branch line connects Rishikesh to Haridwar, but there are only about three slow trains daily. It's best to take the train to Haridwar as Haridwar is serviced by many trains from to Delhi, Varanasi, Rajasthan, Amritsar, etc. and continue by bus (45 min), by taxi (30 mins or by shared auto-rickshaw (40 min). Travelling by train comes recommended because they often run empty and the fares are low & run right-time especially in peak seasons or "Melas" (Fares) when bus routes are diverted in Haridwar & share rickshaws try to make a killing. You can take "Vikrams" towards Lakshman Jhula from Rishikesh station. 

You will have to cross Ram Jhula to reach Swarg Ashram (On the other side of river Ganges). From Delhi there are many trains to Haridwar, some of the best are :- Shatabadi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Special Express, Mussoorie Express. to buy a ticket. 

Trains from Rishikesh 

Rishikesh - Delhi 07:00 
Rishikesh - Haridwar 08:10 
Rishikesh - Bandikui 14:10 
Rishikesh - Haridwar 14:20 
Rishikesh - Haridwar 18:35

For More Detailed Information about Rishikesh Railway Station

How to Reach Rishikesh By Bus From Delhi the city is about 230 km away and is well connected with buses. A bus journey may take about 5-7 hours - depending on the traffic. 

How to Reach Rishikesh By Taxi : Taxis are widely available anywhere in India. The drive from/to Delhi lasts around 5 to 6 hours, depending on traffic conditions.
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