Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand
Why We Love This Hotel
Location: It's hard to imagine a more serene and spiritual location than at the place where the Ganges meets the Himalayas, the mother of rivers and the roof of the world.
Expertise and Attention to Detail: Taj is India's powerhouse luxury hotel brand, offering consistent and quality hospitality for high-end travelers in the numerous Taj properties across the region.
Spirituality: From yoga and meditation sessions to the evening Ganga Aarti ceremony performed on the banks of the river, Taj Rishikesh offers an intensely spiritual escape for guests looking to decompress from the modern world and get in touch with nature.
- Hotel Group
- Rishikesh, India
- Hotel Type
- Location Type
- Outdoor Pool
- Private Beach
- Yoga Classes/instruction On Site
The Superior Room is Taj Rishikesh's entry-level room, with a size of 410 square feet, configured with a king bed and accommodating up to two guests. Furniture has been made by local craftspeople, including a desk, ergonomic chairs and a large wardrobe. The bathroom has a rain shower.
Deluxe Room King Bed
Also covering 410 square feet, the Deluxe Room King Bed is located at the Welcome House. Amenities are similar to the Superior Room, however the Deluxe Room boasts views of the Ganges.
Deluxe Room Twin Bed
This Deluxe Room type is configured with two twin beds rather than a king bed. Room size and amenities are the same as the Deluxe Room King Bed and this room type also has views of the Ganges.
Junior Suite King Bed
Covering 517 square feet of space, the Junior Suite King Bed can accommodate up to three guests. Amenities are as standard, though additional space includes a balcony with views of the Ganges.
Premium Villa King Bed
410 Square feet in size, the Premium Villa King Bed offers immersion in nature, with impressive views out to the surrounding landscape. There is a private sit out where you can enjoy the tranquil atmosphere. The bathroom includes a rain shower as well as an elegant bath tub.
Premium Villa Twin Bed
Similar to the Premium Villa King Bed, these rooms are 410 square feet in size and include the same amenities. Ideal for peace, privacy and relaxation, guests can unwind in the private sit out or on the balcony.
Gangotri Villa King Bed
Extending to 700 square feet, the Gangotri Villa King Bed accommodates up to two guests. The space consists of a bedroom with a king-size bed, a separate living area and a private sit out that overlooks forest and mountains. The bathrooms includes a rain shower as well as an elegant bath tub.
The largest accommodation option at Taj Rishikesh, the 2,370-square-foot Presidential Villa is comprised of three bedrooms, a living room, a private sit out and a private infinity pool, over duplex levels. Bedrooms are configured with king beds, the large bathrooms includes both a rain shower and a bath tub, and there are stunning views out to the Ganges.
Luxury Pool Villa
At a generous 1,290 square feet, the Luxury Pool Villa is a two-bedroom duplex accommodation with a private sit out and infinity pool overlooking the Ganges. Accommodating up to four guests, there is one king bedroom and one twin bedroom, and the bathroom is fitted with both a rain shower and a bath tub.
Don't miss the nightly Ganga Aarti performed by the Ganges - a powerful and uplifting ritual that uses fire as an offering to the river.
Taj Rishikesh's Jiva Spa offers treatments inspired by qualities associated with the Ganges: femininity, calm and strength. There is a wide range of pamperings available, from Indian therapies to scrubs and wraps, as well as natural holistic remedies. Couples packages are also available.
Guests at Taj Rishikesh have exclusive access to a quiet pebbled beach on the banks of the Ganges, from which you can enjoy the tranquil setting or participate in water sports.
Taj Rishikesh also has an outdoor swimming pool and a children's pool; the perfect place to unwind after a day exploring the local area.
Befitting the location and the region's affinity with yoga practice, yoga and meditation sessions are available at Taj Rishikesh, and benefit both body and mind.
An informal bar with views that live up to the name, Panorama serves quality spirits in a relaxing verandah setting. Be sure to try the Buransh, a local tipple made from burans (tree rhododendrons), typical of the Himalayas.
This open-air pizzeria and salad bar brings Italy to the Himalayas and the banks of the Ganges. Enjoy crisp, fresh veggies, pizzas hot from the oven and flavor-packed antipasti.
Riverside is Taj Rishikesh's specialty restaurant, serving Gangetic and Provincial Himalayan cuisine from Kashmir, Himachal, Garhwal, Kumaon and Nepal. There is some alfresco seating and of course, the views of the Ganges are gorgeous.
All-day dining venue Rock Flour serves up a mix of flavors and cuisines, including local dishes, Indian specialties, international favorites and wellness-focused plates.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
An Asia-focused magazine brought to you by Remote Lands - a platform for adventure, luxury, and authenticity from experts and explorers around the continent.
Dramatic desert, charming villages, wildlife, beaches — the diversity of India’s varied cultures and landscapes provides endless options.
What Others Say
Here is a small selection of the kind words our clients have said about us recently.
Solo Traveler from US Virgin Islands
The trip was all I expected and more. Plans were flawless--as I would expect from Remote Lands.