Rishikesh is a holy city located in the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand 

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Rishikesh has been a popular destination for spiritual gurus and seekers for centuries. 

Rishikesh is home to the iconic Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula 

According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama's younger brother, Laxman, is said to have crossed the Ganges River at the same spot where the Laxman Jhula stands today

It is said that the sage Vyasa, who is credited with compiling the Mahabharata, meditated in Rishikesh and composed the epic here 

The annual International Yoga Festival is held in Rishikesh. It is known as Yoga capital of the world

Rishikesh is also a gateway to the Char Dham Yatra, which includes four sacred pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath 

River rafting is one of the most thrilling and adventurous activities in Rishikesh 

Rishikesh is famous for its numerous ashrams and yoga centers. 

Some renowned ashrams include Parmarth Niketan, Sivananda Ashram, and the Beatles Ashram