Waterfalls in Rishikesh
Neer Garh Waterfall
There are small wooden bridges built near the falls for people to admire the beauty of the place. Don’t miss to take a dip in the cool waters of the plunge pool below the falls and enjoy a cup of hot coffee and Tibetan food from the nearby cafes. There is an entry fee of Rs. 30 per person for the waterfall.
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Garud Chatti Waterfalls
Else, spend time near the rocks to admire the charm of the place and take photographs. This waterfall also has two ancient temples at both its ends. The falls start from the Garud Temple and end near the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, close to Lakshman Jhoola.
Its plunge pool surrounded by thick mossy greenery, fresh cool air, and sounds of chirping birds is a great place to spend time in the tranquillity of the dense forest. Also, don’t miss to explore the nearby limestone caves. Legend says that there is a hidden temple inside the caves, which has an idol of Lord Vishnu. With all this, it is definitely one of the best waterfalls in Rishikesh to be visited on your next travel.
Phool Chatti Waterfall
A visit here offers a respite from the noise of the city. Spend time just soaking in the misty beauty of the place and clicking landscape photographs. The trek to the Phoolchatti falls is slippery and a little tricky in some places and it is best to take a guide along.
Take a long dip in the waters of the pool beneath or just feel the mist cooling you down as you sit on the nearby rocks. There is also an ancient cave near the falls, which according to legend was used by the sage Tat Baba to pray and meditate.
Waterfalls Near Rishikesh
Bhatta Falls (71 Km from Rishikesh)
There is a nearby Children’s Park, which has swings and sand pits for children to enjoy. Also, don’t miss to ride the ropeway that connects Bhatta Village to the falls and offers a bird’s eye view of the stunning natural scenery. Else, you can opt for a shared cab or self-drive. There are even some local food shops nearby that offer steaming cups of coffee and delicious snacks.
Kempty Falls (93 Km from Rishikesh)
The falls, surrounded by greenery & the lively chatter of tourists, is a great place to spend time at. The huge plunge pools here offer a respite from the heat and are great for bathing & swimming. Don’t miss to try boating at the nearby pond. There are also numerous shops around the falls that sell knick-knacks, hot cups of coffee, and snacks.
Tiger falls (153 Km from Rishikesh)
One can even hear the rush of the water long before the falls make themselves visible. Enjoy a long relaxing dip in the plunge pool or just soak in the views as you listen to the thundering yet calming sounds of the water falling.
Corbett Falls (213 Km from Rishikesh)
The vast lush areas around the falls offer a great spot for spending a day picnicking with your friends as you are surrounded by the sounds of birds and the breeze rustling through the trees. To reach, you can either trek for 3 kilometers from Kaladhungi or take a shared cab.
Vasudhara Falls (300 Km from Rishikesh)
Spending time near the thundering sounds of water amidst the rugged mountainous terrain, sharp cliffs, and lush greenery is sure to make your visit memorable. Spend time soaking in the cool mists of water as you are enveloped in crisp breeze and pristine surroundings.