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Planning a trip to Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

18th May to 23rd May, 2024Budget Friendly Flight
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Things to do in Rishikesh in May

Day 1 - Saturday 18th, May
morning -

Arrive at Dehradun Airport and travel to Rishikesh (approximately 35km). Check-in to the accommodation and freshen up.

afternoon -

Explore the local area and head to Laxman Jhula, a pedestrian bridge over the Ganges River offering stunning views and vibrant atmosphere.

evening -

Enjoy a traditional dinner at Chotiwala restaurant, known for its delicious North Indian cuisine and local ambience.

Day 2 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Embark on a thrilling river rafting experience on the Ganges River, known for its challenging rapids and beautiful scenery.

afternoon -

Visit Shivpuri, a popular spot for camping and adventure activities like cliff jumping and body surfing.

evening -

Relax and unwind at Beatles Ashram, also known as Chaurasi Kutia, an abandoned ashram where The Beatles stayed and meditated. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and sunset views.

Day 3 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Participate in a sunrise yoga session near the Ganges River to start the day with peace and mindfulness.

afternoon -

Visit the Neer Garh Waterfall for a refreshing dip and relaxation amidst nature's beauty.

evening -

Explore the local street food scene at Ram Jhula market and indulge in authentic chaat, pakoras, and local delicacies.

Day 4 - Tuesday 21st, May
morning -

Embark on a nature hike to the Rajaji National Park, a haven for wildlife enthusiasts with a chance to spot elephants, tigers, and various bird species.

afternoon -

Experience the thrill of bungee jumping at Jumpin Heights, a popular adventure sports zone known for its highest bungee jumping platform in India.

evening -

Enjoy a serene sunset boat ride on the Ganges River while taking in the scenic beauty and tranquility of the surroundings.

Day 5 - Wednesday 22nd, May
morning -

Visit the Triveni Ghat for a spiritual and cultural experience, witness the Ganga Aarti, and take part in the morning prayers.

afternoon -

Enjoy a nature walk at the Rajaji Tiger Reserve, known for its diverse flora and fauna, and serene surroundings.

evening -

Relax and unwind at The Sitting Elephant, a cozy rooftop café offering panoramic views of the city and river, while savoring local snacks and beverages.

Day 6 - Thursday 23rd, May
morning -

Go for a thrilling zip-lining experience at Zipline Rishikesh, offering an adrenaline-pumping adventure with panoramic views of the Himalayas.

afternoon -

Explore the local markets of Rishikesh for unique souvenirs, handicrafts, and local artwork at Gole Market and Rishikesh Main Market.

evening -

Indulge in a traditional Thali meal at Chotiwala Restaurant, offering a variety of authentic North Indian dishes at affordable prices.

Day 7 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Check out from the accommodation and head to Dehradun Airport for the return flight to Vadodara, Gujarat.

Weather in Rishikesh in Invalid date
Avg Temp20°C to 32°C
Chance of Rain40%

May is a transition month in Rishikesh, with warm days and cool nights. Expect a mix of sunshine and occasional showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Rishikesh

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable t-shirts -

Lightweight and breathable

Moisture-wicking shorts -

Quick-drying and comfortable

Hiking pants -

Convertible for flexibility

Rain jacket -

Waterproof and windproof

Swimsuit -

For water activities

Underwear and socks -

Comfortable and moisture-wicking

Comfortable shoes -

For walking and exploring

Hiking boots -

For hiking adventures (optional)

Hat -

For sun protection


Sunglasses -

UV protection

Sunscreen -

Protect skin from the sun

Insect repellent -

Keep away mosquitoes

First-aid kit -

Essential for minor injuries

Toiletries -

Personal care items

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa (if required) -

Valid travel documents

Cash and credit cards -

For expenses

Travel insurance -

Protect against unforeseen events

Water bottle -

Stay hydrated

Headlamp -

For early morning or evening activities

Power bank -

Charge electronic devices on the go

Good to have

Travel towel -

Compact and quick-drying

Camera -

Capture memories

Binoculars -

Observe wildlife or scenery

Guidebook or map -

For local information

Small backpack -

For day trips or carrying essentials

Travel pillow -

Comfort during transportation


Phone and charger -

Stay connected and powered

Laptop or tablet -

For work or entertainment (optional)

Headphones -

Listen to music or block out noise

Travel adapter -

Universal plug compatibility (if needed)

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are widely accepted. However, it's advisable to carry some local currency for smaller purchases and tips.


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