Taj Rishikesh Resort and Spa

Rishikesh, Himalaya, India

At a Glance

  • Stunning quiet property set on the Ganges 

  •  Wonderful spa and wellness resort
  • Wonderful for walking and hiking

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The climate in Rishikesh is pleasant due to its location at the foothills of the Himalayas which provides a cool breeze. Rishikesh can be visited all through the year, but avoid the May month when the temperature reaches maximum. Summer usually lasts from March to June with an average temperature of 35°C. Winter starts around November until February and with a pleasant temperature range of 19°C to 33°C. The monsoon season is from July to September.

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Insider's View

Rise early and take a walk round the property to observe birds, butterflies and local wildlife
 Early morning yoga in the Yoga pavilion where you see the mist rise and the hills revealed to be at one with nature

Ask chef to prepare his Buddha Bowl salad sourced from local organic farms

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Description

Sitting on the banks of the Ganges this beautiful property is set in the foothills of the Himalayas and approximately 45 minutes from the famous Spiritual and Yoga capital of Rishikeesh.

The resort is set in beautiful gardens of 12.5 acres with stunning views of the hills and the Ganges. Built with local stone and wood this property resembles a Canadian Ski lodge rather than a typical Indian Himalayan Hotel.

The Taj Rishikesh Resort and Spa comprises 75 rooms some of which are set in the main building  and others spread over the property with stunning views of the hills and Ganges.
 
The property comprises a 20,000 sq feet wellness sanctuary with the Jiva Spa and a yoga pavilion.  Two swimming pools (one adult and one children’s) are located close to the spa and overlooking the path down to the Ganges. 
 
The grounds have been beautifully landscaped and with a choice of 4 restaurants using locally sourced organic food this is a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of India.
 
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Accommodation

Each room offers stunning views over either the Ganges or Himalayas and maximises these views with floor to ceiling windows. Each room is extremely light and airy and feels mostly contemptory but with the touches of Garhwal design also apparent as well also offers a sense of location. The hotel currently offers a range of deluxe rooms to suites spread out around the property. There will also be the development of a further three more room types including a luxury pool villa.

Childcare

Children are welcome at the property and family rooms are available. There is not a kids club or babysitting facilities.  

Facilities

Facilities at the property include two swimming pools, an expansive spa and yoga pavilion, and a large library. For dining options guests can choose between Rock Flour which serves a range of international cuisine, Riverside which focuses solely on Himalayan food or Pebble Beach which an open air pizza venue.

Activities

Spend your days walking and hiking on the various trails around the property. Unwind and reflect in the yoga pavilion followed by a treatment in the Jiva Spa. We can also arrange for you to have a guided tour of Rishikesh. The highlight however would be the daily evening Arti ceremony which takes on the banks of the Ganges.

Location & directions

Rishikesh, Himalaya, India

The holy city of Rishikesh, in the base of the Himalayas, holds deep cultural and spiritual significance for local Hindus. Surrounded by hills and bisected by the wide and mighty Ganges, is often claimed as the "Yoga Capital of the World". Yoga and meditation, reflective hikes and rafting here is an absolute must

How to get there

Located one hour from Delhi by flight to Dehradun Airport located 15km from resort and approximately a one hour drive.

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