Rishikesh is a small city in the state Uttarakhand of northern India and enjoys a global fame as the world's capital of Yoga and Meditation. Situated at the banks of River Ganges, the city is also a gateway to the mighty Himalayas and is in possession of massive natural beauty and majesty. There are a large number of temples in this famous spiritual town. There is a legend lined with the name of the town that states that when Rishi Raibhya did penance, God appeared before him in the form of Rishikesh(God of Senses) and hence the place got its name. The Rishikesh tour packages are perfect for every kind of tourist including those looking for spiritual and peaceful surroundings and those with an adventurous spirit.