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Rishikesh

Of Rafting, Temples, and Himalayas

Rishikesh

The ancient town of Rishikesh, set against the backdrop of the Himalayas with the crystalline Ganga flowing through it, is a major tourist and pilgrimage hotspot in northern India. Rishikesh is rightfully referred to as the "yoga capital of the world". The location is teeming with visitors who have come to learn yoga and meditation. It is home to a number of ashrams, some of which are globally recognised as hubs of philosophical studies, yoga, and other ancient Indian wellness traditions.

Reasons to visit Rishikesh

Best time to visit

sunny

5°C - 30°C

Oct-Feb

sunny

14°C - 39°C

Mar-Jun

October-February: Despite the chill, many visitors come to Rishikesh at this time. January is the coldest month in Rishikesh, so do not forget to bring heavy woollens with you.

March-June: March offers ideal weather for rafting as well as participation in the famous International Yoga Festival. While temperatures are high during these months, the crowds are thinner, making it a good time to spend a relaxing vacation in this small town.

How to reach?

By Air

The nearest airport to Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is approximately 35 kilometres away. Once you arrive at the airport, you can take a regular taxi or bus to Rishikesh, which is easily accessible from Dehradun. Rishikesh's second closest international airport is in New Delhi, which is well-connected to cities all over the world.

By Train

The nearest train depot to Rishikesh is in Haridwar, about 25 kilometres away. Haridwar, in turn, is connected to major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, and Varanasi.

By Bus

Rishikesh, as a popular tourist destination, has a good bus network connecting it to important areas such as Haridwar, Dehradun, and New Delhi. Every day, buses leave for Rishikesh from the Kashmere Gate ISBT in New Delhi in the morning and late evening. You have the option of taking a regular, deluxe, or luxurious coach.

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Our hostels at Rishikesh

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Lakshman Jhula, beside Chatsang Cafe, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249302.

goSTOPS Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula

A short distance from the Ganges, goSTOPS Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula is our other hostel in the “Yoga Capital of the World”. With a cosy ambience and classy interiors, goSTOPS Rishikesh is the perfect place to kickstart your next adventure.

Dorms starting from ₹749

Private room starting from ₹2599

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gostops

Badrinath Rd, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137.

goSTOPS Rishikesh Tapovan

Located at a prime destination, goSTOPS Rishikesh Tapovan is the ideal place for your next visit to Rishikesh.

Dorms starting from ₹349

Private room starting from ₹1799

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Our hostels at Rishikesh

goSTOPS Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula

gostops

Lakshman Jhula, beside Chatsang Cafe, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249302.

A short distance from the Ganges, goSTOPS Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula is our other hostel in the “Yoga Capital of the World”. With a cosy ambience and classy interiors, goSTOPS Rishikesh is the perfect place to kickstart your next adventure.

Dorms starting from ₹749

Private room starting from₹2599

VIEW & BOOK

goSTOPS Rishikesh Tapovan

gostops

Badrinath Rd, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137.

Located at a prime destination, goSTOPS Rishikesh Tapovan is the ideal place for your next visit to Rishikesh.

Dorms starting from ₹349

Private room starting from₹1799

VIEW & BOOK

FAQs?

From the most common to the most weird, here are the Frequently Asked Questions!

In order to book a bed/room at goStops Rishikesh, select the destination you’re traveling to from the toolbar at the top and click on ‘BOOK NOW’. Select your bedding preference (10 Bed Dorm, 4 Bed Dorm, Private Room, etc) and finish the payment procedure and voila! You’re done!

Of course, we do! If you need a long stay accommodation in Rishikesh, we offer our dorms at discounted rates and you can avail all our regular services with that. No hassles with paying electricity/WiFi/water bills, no security deposit and no interference. The perfect long stay accommodation in Rishikesh!

Please fill the Group Booking form here https://gostops.com/group-bookings.

Yes, all our hostels across India have free WiFi so you can browse ALL YOU WANT!

Check-in Time : 1 PM

Check-out Time : 10 AM

We have an early check-in service facility available at all our hostels but, this is subject to availability of beds/rooms. If there is a bed/room available, we charge 60% of the dorm’s 1 night price as an early check-in fee.

We absolutely love pets and have pets ourselves at a few of our hostels. If you’re bringing a pet along, there is an extra charge associated with it. Please inform us in advance by sending an email to hello@gostops.com and we’ll give you more details there.

There is a minimum age of 18 to stay at all hostels around the country. If you are below 18, you need to be accompanied by an adult. However, there is no upper limit for traveler’s age at any of our hostels. 18 or 80, we’ll always be ready to hi5 you at the front desk!

goStops cancellation policy is simple: a minimum of 72 hours’ notice period must be given by the guest before the check-in date to cancel/ modify the booking. goStops check-in time starts at 1300 hrs. Therefore, if any guest were supposed to stay at the hostel on, let’s say, Friday, they must cancel their stay before 1300 hours on Tuesday the same week.

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