Rishikesh is known to be a culture vibrant holy destination of Uttarakhand. A lot of individuals visit this destination in search of peace and spirituality with the help of yoga or by going to all of the holy destinations this place has to offer. The town is known for being idyllic and quaint, but it also has a lot to explore at night.
Here is a list of top 5 handout spots in Rishikesh:
Joining the east and north sections of Rishikesh, the Laxman Jhula is a vital place of Rishikesh. It is a very lively spot in Rishikesh which is filled with a lot of different activities. A lot of locals use this spot as a short-cut for going around various destinations of North and east Rishikesh that is why it is jammed packed with a lot of peoples during the daytime.
But during the night and the late evenings this place completely changes from a busy hustling road to a silent bridge which is decorated with the beautiful lights of all the nearby shops. If you want to enjoy a quiet and elegant night after a long day of travel, then this is the place for you.
Triveni Ghat is one of the largest and most popular Ghats of Rishikesh. This Ghat is usually crowded with devotees who visit to take a dip into the holy water of Ganga as it is said to cleanse all of their sins. It is also used by the pilgrims to do the final rituals and rites of their beloved ones. This Ghat offers a sight to behold during the nighttime at the time of Ganga Aarti. The view of Diyas filled with old and flower petals, which are released by devotes in the holy water of Ganga is just a mesmerizing and amazing site. You have the option of taking a dawn boat ride for a mini trip to Triveni Ghat, and you can also visit the Lakshminarayan temple and Gita Mandir as they are also located at the banks of Triveni Ghat.
Camp wild hawk is a campsite that is located next to the Phoolchatti Ashram. This camping site surrounded by beautiful mountains and picturesque natural beauty. Here you get to camp near the bank of the Ganga River along with your friends and family. During the day activities you can enjoy river rafting, paintball sport and a lot of different fresh and adventurous activities and in the night you can enjoy mouth-watering delicacies while sitting beside a bonfire.
You get to taste the food cooked by the locals and also learn about the history of Rishikesh from them. A nice cup of coffee by the bonfire and the spectacular view will surely leave you mesmerized.
The spectacular night view from the campsite of the wild hawk is sure to make you go wild. You can get a full-on adventure package from the wild hawk and enjoy everything that Rishikesh has to offer without worrying about anything else.
Little Buddha Cafe
Located right next to the first entry of our list Little Buddha cafe is a tree-style restaurant, an ideal destination for checking our international cuisine and witnessing the real beauty of the Ganga River during the night. This café is very popular among foreigners; here you can get some mouth-watering beverages and foods.
If you are looking for spending some relaxing time during the late evening then this is the place for you, it is a pretty chilled hangout spot with beds instead of couches. It is located on the first floor and is opened every day up to 11 pm at night. It is one of the busiest spots of Laxman Jhula, the mixed vegetable platter, and pizzas of this cafe are a must-try. Aside from this you get to choose from unlimited dinner, breakfast, and lunch options, the food here is fresh and its customer service is fast, making it an ideal spot for hanging out with your friends at late night.
The German bakery is yet another popular late-night spot of Laxman Jhula. If you are looking for some great vegetarian delicacies, then this is the right place for you. Each food item in the eight paged menu of German Bakery is entirely vegetarian. All of the food items of this place are reasonably priced so if you have enough time; then you check out all of the recipes of this Bakery. Along with reading your favorite book since this bakery is situated beside a library, you can enjoy all of its delicacies while reading your favorite book. Taking books from the library to the bakery is allowed, so do not worry and enjoy till your heart’s content amid multinational folks as this destination is top-rated among tourists.
So, these are our picks for the top 5 late-night hangout destinations in Rishikesh, so if you are planning a trip with your friends then do not forget to check out all of these fantastic spots.