Ram Jhula in RishikeshRam Jhula serves as a connection between the Shivanand Ashram and the Swargashram, and hence the name Shivanand Jhula. The Bridge is more elaborate than the Laxman Jhula, but lesser known. It is made of iron over River Ganga, and connects Rishikesh to the ashrams on the other side of the bridge. The bridge has markets on both the sides, offering variety of gems, stones, religious goods, clothes, bangles, attracting women and others alike.
Places to Visit near Ram JhulaThe other attractions include Laxman Jhula, Laxmi-Narayan Temple, Sawarg Ashram, Beatles ashram, Gita Bhawan, Parmarth Niketan, Yog Niketan and Shivananda Ashram (Divine Life Society).
Meditation and yoga is the most important activity carried out in the Shivanand ashram at Ram Jhula. The worship of River Ganga is another delight to watch at the Parmarth Niketan.
Other ActivitiesBeing on the banks of River Ganga, you get loads of adventure activities to enjoy and also small boat rides for others.
How to Reach Ram JhulaFrom Railway Station: From the Station, head in the south direction and turn slight left towards the Haridwar road. Turn left onto the Haridwar road where you pass by the Petrol Pump on the left. Continue onto the Haridwar-Rishikesh-Badrinath road/ NH 58 and you cross the colonhydrotherapyindia on the left. Turn right onto the Neelkanth Bridge road, and you see the Glacier tour on the left. Turn right onto the Neelkanth Temple road, and turn slight right where you find the Ram Jhula.
From Bus Stand: From the Bus stand, head in the south-east on the Nirmal Aashram road. Turn left at the Girnari Lal Jugmandar Das Jain Shop onto the Haridwar road, where you pass by the Petrol Pump on the left. Continue onto the Haridwar-Rishikesh-Badrinath road/ NH 58 and you cross the colonhydrotherapyindia on the left. Turn right onto the Neelkanth Bridge road, and you see the Glacier tour on the left. Turn right onto the Neelkanth Temple road, and turn right where you find the Ram Jhula.
Ram Jhula Address: Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304
Hotels near Ram Jhula in RishikeshThe few places nearest to the bridge are given below. You can also find free accommodation here.
Rishikesh Sadan, Near RTO Check Post
Aamkhala, Tapovan, Badrinath Road
Himalayas Post Office Shivanand Nagar, Haridwar-Rishikesh-Badrinath Rd
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137
Ph: 011 46202336
Tariff: 1761 INR
Mount Valley Mamma Cottage
Tapovan, P.O Sivananda Nagar
Rishikesh By pass Road, Tapovan
Rishikesh, Uttaranchal 249192
Ph: +91 9411326513
Tariff: 900 INR