Rishikesh is one of the most popular pilgrim centres and gateway to the Himalayan Shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The Yoga Centres of Rishikesh have enhanced the significance of the place. From this point on, the great Ganges leaves behind her mountain home and enters the vast plains of Northern India.
Area 11.20 sq.km. Altitude 356 metres. Temperature (deg C): Summer- Max.44.4, Min.29; Winter- Max.32.2, Min.18.3. Best Season Throughout the Year.