A spiritual retreat that soothes your mind, body and soul, Tapovan is a sole tranquil paradise situated in the outlying areas of Rishikesh. There are multiples cave formations and hermitages in and around Tapovan which are used by sages to attain nirvana. Located on the western bank of the River Ganga, Tapovan is one of the few places in India that grants such tranquil settlement to hermits. It is a seasonal habitat for sadhus and sages. Travellers embark on a journey to Rishikesh for inner peace however a visit to Tapovan is also a must for rejuvenation of spirituality. There are several 5 and 4 star resorts located in Tapovan to accommodate the growing number of tourists in this area. Moreover, there are many recreational activities initiated by the Government and private organisation to entertain tourists. Tapovan is surrounded by panoramic views and breathtaking scenic beauty. Tapovan is easily accessible via Government run buses and local taxis. Moreover you can also hire a private cab from the airport to reach Tapovan.