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About Rishikesh

Rishikesh

A city and a municipal board in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, Rishikesh is known as ‘The Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas’. The city is located 20kms north of the holy city Haridwar. The sacred river Ganges leaves the Shivalik Mountains through Rishikesh and flows out into the plains of northern India. There are several temples located on banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh. Nicknamed ‘the world capital of Yoga’, Rishikesh is considered a holy city by Hindus; hence is vegetarian by law.

Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Rishikesh. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hill Top Swiss Cottage(Tariff-Rs. 961), Rishikesh Sadan (Tariff-Rs. 1110) and Hotel Ganesha Inn (Tariff-Rs. 1718)

Events
All annual festivals like Diwali and Dussehra are celebrated here. The International Yoga Festival, Basant Panchmi and Holi are the most popular in the city

Language
Hindi is the Local Language here.

Places to Visit
Lakshman Jhula Sunset, Ganges view from Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula Bridge across the Ganges are some of the main attractions located close to the bus stand.

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airport is at Dehradun

Rail:
Rishikesh has its own railway station

Bus:
Rishikesh bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators like Crown Travels, Metro Travel, A.G.Holiday and Air Lines Travels run regular buses to and from the city. Get bus ticket booking offers from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.



About Agra

Agra

Siituated on the banks of the river Yamuna of , Agra is the most popular destination in India. This city which was built during 1475 had existed during Mahabharat period and Mahirshi Angira in 1000 BC. Interstingly the city came into prominence only during the Mughal period. Agra always attracts large number of tourists for the beauty of the Mughal architecture most notably is  one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal. This  place is stunning to view at night for the multi-colored lighting.

Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Agra. Some of them are Hotel Raj Bed & Breakfast (Tariff – Rs.800), Grand Hotel Agra (Tariff – Rs.1,500), Bhoomi Residency (Tariff – Rs.1800)  and Dolphin Inn (Tariff –1600).

Language
The official language of Agra is Hindi. The other language known is Urdu.

Events
The Important Festivals of Agra is Adoor Gajamel (February).

Places to Visit
There are several places of tourist attraction in Agra. Some of the places include Tāj Mahal (12kms from Adilabad) , Agra Fort (5.2 kms from Agra) Fatehpūr Sikrī, (30 kms from Agra)  I'timād-Ud-Daulah ( 9  kms  from Agra) Akbar's Tomb, Sikandra  (12 kms from Agra) and  Mankameshwar Temple(12 kms from Agra).

How to Get There

Air:
The Agra airport is located 12.5 away from the heart of the city.

Rail:
There are regular express trains to New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Bhopal, Indore, Kochi, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Jaipur, Lucknow, Thiruvananthapuram etc.

Bus:
There are regular buses connecting to major cities  in North India. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Hans Travels, Royal Travels and Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation(RSRTC). When you buy your tickets online look out for bus ticket booking offers.




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