Rishikesh is located in the foothills of the Himalayas Mountain in the state Uttrakhand. Rishikesh is known as the Gateway of the Garhwal Himalayas. The city is approximately 25 kms North in the Haridware and the largest municipal council in the India, Rishikesh is “YOGA CAPITAL OF WORLD.” The Rishikesh is not only today more visiting spot but also in ancient time very attractive for meditations, yoga and more is importance due to Ganga River, the importance not only for religious purpose but also many adventure activates as like trekking, rafting and camping.
Lakshmana Jhula was built in 1939 under the supervision of Chief Engineer- Sri S.P. Tillard and Lakshamana Jhula is a suspension bridge and length is 450 feet and height is 70 feet from the river. According to Hindu epic Ramyana Lakshamana once crossed the Ganag river so the name given the bridge Lakshamana Jhula.
The ashram was built in the memory of Kali kamli Vala and the ashram is located on the left bank of the Ganga River, oldest yoga ashram in the India. The ashram is between in Ram and Lakshaman , this place is very popular among foreign tourist as well as locals because the ashram have great importance for yoga and meditation purpose.
In Rishikesh, you can get a run in Ganga River by rafting around 25 Km or full day rafting trip. The Rafting trip is going almost all days if the weather condition fine. It is the best source in Rishikesh to get enjoy in water.