One of the most famous pilgrimage hubs in India, Rishikesh, an ancient town, is situated by River Ganga in Garhwal region in Uttarakhand. River Ganga starts descending down to the plains from Rishikesh only.
Always buzz with tourists, Rishikesh is often the starting point for pilgrims going to Badrinath. Rishikesh has a number of ashrams offering courses in different forms of yoga.
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