Rishikesh Tourism

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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 66.35 (High)
    • Water Pollution 68.62 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 61.7 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 78.26 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 60.38 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 57.98 (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 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.21 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.37 (High)
    • Car Stealing 43.42 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 27.78 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.32 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.47 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.37 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Rishikesh - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 59.3 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 74.9 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 55 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 27.29 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.82 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.21 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 56.17 (Low)
    • 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 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 57.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 58.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.68 USD

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

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