Rishikesh Tourism, India

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Rishikesh is a city in Dehradun District and the city falls under Uttarakhand State in India. Rishikesh has River Ganges flowing through the city and the city is the starting point for the Char Dham Yatra pilgrimage travellers. It is also referred to as a holy city. Situated at the foot of the mighty Himalayas, it is believed that meditating over here leads to attainment of salvation! Bet your Rishikesh tourist guide did not tell you that! Meditation, Yoga, Ayurveda, Rafting, Camping, Trekking and a lot more, a trip to Rishikesh will leave you spellbound. 

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Facts and Stats for Rishikesh*

  • Pollution Statistics in Rishikesh

    Know the pollution level of Rishikesh before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 64.41 (High)
    • Water Pollution 67.59 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.96 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 69.55 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 49.11 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 79.63 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 60.42 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 57.41 (Moderate)
  • Rishikesh: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Rishikesh for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rishikesh.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.64 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.36 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.43 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.74 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40.22 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.29 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.27 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.09 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65.91 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.57 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.91 (Moderate)
  • Living in Rishikesh - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.14 (High)
    • Pollution Index 74.11 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 55 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.94 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.82 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.21 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 69.83 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Rishikesh

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rishikesh

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.55 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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