Rishikesh travel guide

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You're Going to Love Rishikesh

The world capital of yoga, Rishikesh is at the crossroads of the Ganges River, with imposing, grand mountains and a modern pace of life that slows down just a little in the presence of religious devotion. Rishikesh is the place you go to rediscover the wonder of nature, trace the steps of Indian history and relax while exploring.

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Rishikesh's climate is on par for Northern India, with cooler winters, from 46°F to 68°F, and warm summers, between 68°F to 95°F. July to September is officially monsoon season.

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Where to Stay in Rishikesh

For a luxury stay, there's no better place than the boutique Hotel Ganga Kinare. Wake up to morning yoga at Hotel Prasanna Inn. Budget-conscious travelers enjoy Ananda Guesthouse.

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The Cost of Living in Rishikesh

Shopping Streets

There's not much in the way of shopping but there are plenty of open air kiosks and stalls as well as pop-up markets on the weekends for local crafts, spices, food and yoga gear in Swarg Ashram.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk costs ₹11.25 and a dozen eggs are ₹12.40

Where to Eat in Rishikesh

If you're in the mood for some classic Indian thalis, Chotiwala in Swarg Ashram is your spot. Meals start at ₹100.

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