Muni Ki Reti is a religious town that is established in Tehri Garhwal which is a district of Uttarakhand State of India. The elevation of the town above the sea level is 356 meters and it is very close to Rishikesh. It is believed to be a traditional gateway to Char Dham Pilgrimages of Uttarakhand and a place chosen by Indian King Bharat for penance.
It is situated on the banks of holy river Ganga and at the foothills of beautiful Himalayas. The place is full of nature and has pleasant climatic conditions throughout the year. Every year it is visited by people in huge numbers from all over the world, some come for learning yoga and some to visit the temples, ashrams and to enjoy adventurous activities like trekking and river rafting. Ant if you love meditation and prefer Ayurvedic treatments then you can find suitable calm and peaceful surroundings and options for Ayurvedic treatment here in the temples and yoga ashrams.
Muni Ki Reti means sands of the sages. The sand from the banks of Ganges River was used by Rishis (sages) and Yogis for their spiritual rituals. So the place got the name Muni Ki Reti.
The town also takes care of the comfort and other facilities for the tourists so you can find several restaurants, modern hotels and cosmopolitan market places here. Initially there were only few ashrams and temples but as the time passed more and more sages find the place peaceful for practicing yoga and also established yoga ashrams so at present their number is increased. These ashrams and temples are the main attractions in Muni Ki Reti for yoga lovers and people with religious mindset. Also the accessibility to this place is increased after the construction of Ram Jhula.
Being close to Rishikesh it is very easy to reach here, you can hire a shared auto from Rishikesh. It is just at a distance of 3 kilometers from Rishikesh railway station. And the nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport of Dehradun at a distance of 22 kilometers.
Popularity of the town is continuously growing and also the facilities related to comfortable stay and meal options are growing. All the facilities are available at very affordable prices and available throughout the year. So the town can be visited anytime in a year without worrying about the weather, transport or other facilities. People who come to Rishikesh whether to learn yoga in famous yoga academies like Arpit Yoga Academy or for just adventurous activities definitely love to travel few more kilometers to reach Muni Ki Reti to make their vacations more enjoyable and meaningful.
Details or information related to Muni Ki Ruti is available on the web. You can get idea about the different options for stay such as hotels and other activities and can also compare different packages available for the tourists. So Muni Ki Reti is not only a tourist spot but is a place with great heritage and potential to touch the soul of its visitors.