HOTELS IN RISHIKESH NEAR TAPOVAN
In the Tapovan area, you can pretty much find everything you would have come looking for in Rishikesh. The star-shaped neighbourhood hugging the River Ganges on one side and the lush forests of Uttarakhand on the other have temples, ashrams, yoga centres, outdoor adventure camps, museums, cafes and even past life regression experts. The gorgeous yet terrifying Badrinath-Rishikesh-Haridwar Road passes through this area. Tapovan is a little more than 5km away from the Rishikesh Railway Station and around 30km away from the Dehradun Airport. The Inter-State Bus Terminus in Anand Vihar is just around 5km away.There are many good hotels in Rishikesh near Tapovan and in surrounding areas. Many hotels have listed comfortable facilities like expansive rooms, 24-hour power supply and security, cab service, attached balcony and complimentary breakfast and coffee/tea. To make sure that these facilities actually await you when you check in, it is better to book through travel websites like Treebo that have verified rooms. The service will also be much better and more reliable this way. Some of the hotels near Tapovan Rishikesh come with highly attractive features like in-house spa and restaurant, yoga hall and arrangements for adventure outings. Do not forget to explore the variety of traditional and trendy eateries that surround this area, ranging from Devraj Cafe and Corner German Bakery to Beatles Cafe, Ayurpak, Bistro Nirvana, and Moksha - A Travel Cafe. The Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula bridges, which can be found across the part of River Ganges that flows through the city, offer a close and brilliant view of the river for walkers. As a holy city, there are a virtually endless number of temples and ashrams in the vicinity of Tapovan, including the popular Beatles Ashram, Trimurthi Gurudatt Ashram and Geeta Temple. If you are prepared to go some distance, the peaceful Vashishta Guha temple and the ancient Shiva Cave Temple on the Badrinath Road is a half-hour ride away. Many private groups also arrange adventure sports like rafting, camping and bungee jumping.