Ram Jhula

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    Location: 48F7+GM6, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249137, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 30 minutes.

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    Ram jhula is one of the major tourist attractions of Rishikesh and it’s the iron suspension bridge. Its located about 3 km Northeast of Rishikesh town and this jhula Connects the Sivananda Nagar area of Muni Ki Reti to Swarg ashram, crossing the river from east to west. This jhula is so famous place in Rishikesh. This bridge has a length of 450 feet or 137 meters.


    Ram jhula is so a beautiful bridge in Rishikesh that you cannot take off your eyes it. When you cross this bridge you can see the river Ganga gushing below with full force and the surrounding Himalayas can also be seen glistening with pride.  In the evening time, this jhula looks more beautiful than at any other time. You can see the whole view of Ganga standing over this bridge. This Feeling is so Amazing. This place is so peaceful. You feel like you are in Heaven. The sunrise and sunset views from this place are another level of beautiful fence. 

    In this place, there are so many nearby attractions and these are:

    1. Lakshman Jhula. 
    2. Triveni Ghat.
    3. Ganga Arati.
    4. Neelkantha Mahadeva Temple.
    5. The Beatles Ashram. 
    6. Shivpuri.


    Unidentified Indian woman with big package on Ram Jhula bridge.

    This jhula is called Ram Jhula after lord Ram and this jhula was constructed by the PWD in 1986 under the supervision and instruction of the government. This jhula is almost 33 years old and it was initially constructed with ropes during British rule in India. In 1927 this bridge was originally constructed by the British who wanted to cross from that particular point.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Ram jhula And Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspension bridge situated, over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh.

    This bridge is the iconic Landmark in Rishikesh. One can see many religious centers and Hindu ashrams located on both sides of this river. The Ram Jhula is comparatively bigger than Lakshman Jhula similar in design. This Ram jhula is less crowded than Lakshman Jhula. It was merely a hanging jute ropeway bridge without having any support of pillars.

    Opening Hours

    This place is open 24 hours. So you can visit this any time of this place.  But morning and evening time is the time to visit this place.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee in this place. It’s free of cost for all the visitors.

    How to Reach

    By air:  Jolly grant airport is the nearest airport to This place. You can easily reach there by air.

    By rail: The nearby railway station from this place is the Rishikesh railway station. So after reaching the Rishikesh railway station you can take a car or cab to get to this place.

    By road: You can hire a car or take a bus to reach this place directly. It’s the best and easiest way to reach this place.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry your necessary things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it’s safe.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place. There is no charge for photography and videography also.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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