“It is said that Lakshman crossed Ganges on jute ropes between the place where this bridge is built.Lakshman Jhula was completed in 1929.There are spectacular views from the bridge.”
Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspension bridge situated in Rishikesh in Indian state of Uttarakhand . It is made over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh. A similar bridge near Lakshman Jhula is Ram Jhula.
This place is 33km from Haridwar. I went their second time with my family.At the time of our Nainital tour in the year 2011.we visited Lakshman Jhula,But felt bad that now even motor bikes are allowed on the bridge which were not before.
Though it was our very big tour, Nainital tour. After traveling so many places when We arrived there We were feeling tired. When we saw the bridge first time it was 2006 & now it’s 2011.the place is little changed.
We went on the top of the 13th floor temple which was beside, from there Laxman Jhula was looking more beautiful.
At the temple of 13th floor, each floor had different Hindu temple but reaching at the top was a heavenly feeling.
At the time of Durga Puja we went there. It’s a very religious place.
Nainital and Haridwar 13 nights and 14 days Tour Summary :
Date – 04/10/2011
Tour Members : 15
How to reach :- Lakhsman Jhula is located in Rishikesh city and one can reach here by sharing auto from Haridwar. Please bargaining the price before start.
Tour plan :
Day 1 : Night :- Howrah to Haldwani.
Day 2 : Train journey
Day 3 : Reached Haldwani. Night stay in Kaushani via Ranikhet.
Day 4 : Kaushani to Chawkari via Baijonath.
Day 5 : Chawkarti to Munsiyari.
Day 6 : Munsiyari Sight scne
Day 7 : Munsiyari to Almora via Patal Bhubeneswar.
Day 8 : Almore to Nainital
Day 9 : Nainital full sightscene, Back to kathgodam rail station
Day10 : Night : Kathgodam to Haridwar
Day11 : Haridwar sightscene.
Day12 : Night :- Haridwar to Howrah.
Day13 : Train journey
Day14 : Morning :- Reached Howrah
Some more info :
Packing list :- Nothing specials
Shopping – Lots of Hindu gods photo frames, idol, music cds, key rings and lots of things.
Notes : Try to visit this place during any festival..It will be very nice.
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