Neelkanth Mahadev Temple2331 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Uttarakhand, India, Rishikesh
- Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Situated at a height of 1330 meters and at a distance of around 30 kilometres from Rishikesh, the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one the most sacred place of worship and a pilgrimage site for Hindus. As per mythology, this is the place where Lord Shiva consumed the poison that was churned from the sea during a standoff between gods and demons.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple Travel Tips
- Travel involves a road full of sharp turns and curves.
- Not Wheelchair friendly.
How to Reach Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
- One can hire a taxi or cab from Rishikesh.
- Many devotees and trekkers prefer walking 22 kilometres from Ram Jhula to the temple.
- Do eat the delicious Prasad that the temple has to offer.
- Carrying snacks with you is advised.
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95% of people who visit Rishikesh include Neelkanth Mahadev Temple in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
28.57% of people start their Neelkanth Mahadev Temple visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple Reviews & Ratings
lakshman jula se neelkanth tak jo jeeps jaati hai.. unka per person kya fare hai??Answer Report Abuse
What is the best way to reach Nelkanth Mahadev Mandir (A) From Haridwar (B) From Lakshman Jhula for a group of 16 people & What will be the expanse per person ?Answer Report Abuse
You can take a local bus from Haridwar to Rishikesh to reach the Neelkanth Mahadev Mandir. The ticket will cost you less than 25 INR per person. From Lakshman Jhula, you can take an auto. Prices will vary for the auto.Report Abuse
Hello can i get to stay at this mandir in a private accomodation for one night if so how much,god bless youAnswer Report Abuse
I do not think tourists get to stay in the temple for a night. But if you want to be sure, you can call the temple authorities on 094129 47960.Report Abuse