Rishikesh, the world’s Yoga Capital, has many waterfalls since it is positioned beside the River Ganga. Neer Garh waterfall Rishikesh is one of the popular tourist’s spots. Besides Yoga, you can have a peaceful experience at Neer Garh Waterfall. It is about half a mile from the famous Lakshman Jhula. The beautiful waterfall is located deep in the green forestry of Rishikesh, which is 5km from the city centre.
You can visit the waterfall post-monsoon, i.e. from October to November, as water flow is at its best during this time. To beat the crowd, it is recommended to visit in the morning. This article will include how to get to Neer Garh Waterfall Rishikesh and what to explore.
You can reach the waterfall by walk or rent a scooter. It will take 40 minutes if you decide to have a walk from Laxman Jhula Bridge. However, it is safer if you plan to go on a walk as you can also enjoy the scenic view and beautiful mountains. There are few shortcuts through the forest to reach the waterfall.
Just before the entrance to the walking track, there is a ticket desk on Neer Garh Waterfall. The ticket price is as follows:
For foreigners: 50Rs
For Indians: 30Rs
For children: 20Rs
Trekking to the waterfall is an adventurous activity as it involves walking through the jungle. Made up of several tiers, Neer Garh Waterfall has a walking track combined with dirt, concrete, and small foot-bridges. To reach the upper of the fall, it takes 20-30 minutes from the ticket stand. You can enjoy few hours by swimming at the waterfall. It is the best place to relax and find peace. The hike is very easy, and you can easily reach the top of the fall. Around the waterfall, there are many cafes and restaurants been built that offers you tasty food.
People who wish to stay away from the crowd of cafes and restaurants can enjoy enjoying the lower level of the waterfall. Many people skip the lower level and hike straight to the upper level. The view at the bottom is far beautiful than the upper sight. In the lower level, you can see the swimming holes and small shallows. It is quite steep, but you will surely enjoy the view of the Himalayan mountains. The upper end of the Neer Garh Waterfall is quite crowded because of cafes and restaurants. To maintain the swimming depth, the banks of the pool are built up with concrete blocks.
Time: The Waterfall is opened daily from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.
What to pack: Remember to carry an underwater camera, waterproof phone case, sunscreen, Drybag, reusable water bottle etc., while you plan to go to Neer Garh Waterfall in Rishikesh.
As you reach the highest point of the waterfall, you can continue hiking up the dirt track. There is a Yoga retreat named Uddibaba located between the green hills in Rishikesh. If you are looking for peace and wants to have some Yoga, you should visit this place. You can see the beautiful mountains and valleys on your way.
The spot is very beautiful and attracts the tourists the most. You can see the butterflies of different species fluttering around. If you are a real nature lover, you will enjoy flowers and trees of a different kind.
When you plan a trip to Rishikesh, remember to explore the Neer Garh Waterfall, one of the best places to have adventure activities.
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