Taj Rishikesh Opens its Door

Taj Rishikesh is an architectural tribute to the Garhwal region in the Himalayas where it is located.


THE INDIAN Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has announced Taj brand in Rishikesh with the opening of Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand. This will be the company’s third hotel in the state. Taj Rishikesh is an architectural tribute to the Garhwal region in the Himalayas where it is located. 

The resort is 30 kilometres from Rishikesh and is spread over 12.5 acres of terraced gardens on the banks of the river Ganges. Each of the spacious 79 rooms has panoramic views of the Ganges with its white sandy beach and the majestic mountains.

Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, said “We are honoured to partner with Mehra for Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, an exciting new addition to IHCL’s expanding resort portfolio. With its idyllic setting and unrestricted views of the Himalayas, the resort is well positioned to tap into the growing potential of the wellness and spiritual tourism market. This is consistent with our commitment to offer global travellers new and unique experiences in hospitality.”

Guests have a choice of distinctive culinary options which include an all-day diner; a speciality restaurant offering cuisine inspired from the entire Himalayan belt, and an open-air pizza bar. The resort is an ideal destination for intimate weddings and conferences with indoor and outdoor banqueting spaces. It is home to the Jiva Spa, spread over 20,000 sq. feet which includes treatment rooms and an expansive Yoga Pavilion. Jiva Spa is rooted in the rich and ancient wellness traditions of India, offering holistic programmes including yoga and meditation.  Guests can also partake in a private Ganga Aarti on the resort’s Pebble Beach or in adventure-filled activities like white-river rafting, rock climbing, rappelling, kayaking, local village visits and hiking.


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