Events and Festivals in Rishikesh

  • Festivals: The Basant Panchami spring festival is one of the highlights in Rishikesh, held between February and March. Holi is also an important festival held in Rishikesh and is characterised by colour and illuminations. Rishikesh also hosts the week-long Yoga festival in March. The Kumbh Mela festival, the Makar Sankranti and Baishakhi festivals are also commonly celebrated in Rishikesh.
  • Nightlife: Rishikesh is a holy city therefore nightlife is almost non-existent.visitors walk along the holy rivers at night, there are night baths and visiting the shops at night. Night life is most characterised by open restaurants and cafes offering food, coffee and other bites. The city is not for people who love clubbing and partying the night away. The city is a no alcohol zone too. However, night life is quite vibrant with shops and cafes open as long as there are customers to serve.

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