Historical Background

Rishikesh is a city, municipal council and a tehsil in Dehradun district of the Indian state, Uttarakhand. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, it is known as the ‘Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas and ‘Yoga Capital of the World’. It is approximately 25 km north of the city Haridwar and 43 km southeast of the state capital Dehradun.

Brief Description

Grand Tapovan is one of the finest 04 Star Boutique Hotel in Rishikesh, which provides luxury accommodation clubbed with incredible nature`s beauty. Surrounded by the scenic beauty of Himalayas, the Grand Tapovan offers a gratifying view of the surroundings making it a very amicable place to be in the holy land. The beauty is accentuated by the divine vibrations that come from the enchanting sound of river Ganga, which flows alongside the Grand Tapovan approx. 200 meters far from. Having its focus on genteelness and services, The Grand Tapovan emphasizes on hospitality, providing its guests the best in class accommodation in Rishikesh, throughout their stay.


  • Conference Facilities
  • Yoga Room – Open and Indoor Facility
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Doctor on Call
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Front Desk
  • Open Garden Lawn
  • Laundry
  • Tour Escort Service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newspapers
  • Wake up call
  • Open Multi Cuisine Restaurant
  • Jungle Safari
  • Cycling / Jogging Track
  • Born Fire with each cottage

Cliff N Brook Cafe

Our regular 45 covers Indoor-Outdoor multi cuisine restaurant serves wide range of delectable Non-veg & Veg cuisines that our chefs prepare for you. You can please your taste buds in our multi cuisine restaurant while enjoying the view of panoramic Himalayan views which flows through it! The comfy dining area acts as a great place for all foodies, where they can enjoy mouth-watering dishes.


Conference and Meeting Facilities

While glancing to the Hotels at Rishikesh, you would find that the conference room at The Grand Tapovan is an ideal venue for any corporate or business meetings, conference and get together. It contains full sized luxury facilities which will assist your meetings to run smoothly. Conference Hall is attached Open Lawn and can take approx. 200 – 300 people in combined.


Yoga Hall

Yoga is a highly condensed word as it carries a world of meaning in it. Our place is well-appointed to conduct Yoga Classes & Meditation. The ambiance of Yoga Hall with lush green hills around gives an immense peace & environment to learn & teach Yoga & meditation.

Grand Tapovan with its 31 Keys is a family friendly hotel, which people of all ages are welcome to enjoy. Each Guest room at Grand Tapovan brings with the perfect combination of contemporary & exclusivity, featuring well-appointed, decorative with complimentary high-speed wireless internet access. The four-storied retreat has 31 contemporary Himalayan mountain facing rooms, each designed with keeping the local Himalayan feel and contemporary aspects in mind. Following are the categories;

Deluxe Room

Deluxe rooms having 09 Keys are embellished and ornamented with modern facilities to please our guest. Such as a flat-screen color TV with multi-channel cable, tea and coffee maker, blackout curtains, high-speed Wi-Fi net access and well-appointed bathrooms with a complete range of toiletries are the part of Deluxe Rooms. Starting from the interiors up till the ambiance, everything is meant to keep you at leisure.

Executive Room

The category with maximum rooms; 16 keys located on 1st, 2nd & 03rd floor at Hotel shares the elegantly designed rooms with attached balcony where few rooms have garden or Mountain View to sit out & relax during a day or night. They are equipped with all modern facilities like; LED TV, satellite connectivity, air-conditioned, dressing mirror, Iron & Iron Board on request, dining area, hot/cold water and daily newspaper at Lobby with King Size beds.

Suite Room

The Suite is ideal for families with children, due to the room size which is well-furnished along with a balcony and can take couple with children’s; these rooms come with large room with King Size large beds and Living Room. They are equipped with all modern facilities like; LED TV, satellite connectivity, air-conditioned, dressing mirror, Iron & Iron Board on request, dining area, hot/cold water and daily newspaper at Lobby with King Size beds. The view from rooms is perfect for nature lover; lush green garden and mountains.

Deluxe Rooms 

Rack Rates Single Double Inclusion
3999 3999 Room with Breakfast
  4499 4499 Room with Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner
  5499 5499 Room with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Executive Rooms 

Rack Rates Single Double Inclusion
  4499 4499 Room with Breakfast
  4999 4999 Room with Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner
  5999 5999 Room with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Suite Rooms 

Rack Rates Single Double Inclusion
  5999 5999 Room with Breakfast
  6499 6499 Room with Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner
  7499 7499 Room with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Surkanda Devi Temple – 15 minutes’ drive

The Surkanda Devi temple is situated at a height of around 9,976 feet and around 8 km from Dhanaulti in Tehri Garhwal district. It is dedicated to Goddess Durga and one has to tread around 3 km uphill from Kaddu Khal to reach there. The renovated temple has taken a much grandeur shape at present and one is mesmerised by the 360 degree panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks on the north and the Dun valley on the south. The Ganga Dasehra festival is celebrated here between May and June that attracts a lot of people.


Tehri Dam
The Tehri Dam of Uttarakhand is the highest dam in India, 2nd highest in Asia and 8th highest in World. It is on the Bhagirathi River near Tehri Garhwal in Uttarakhand, India. Tehri dam is about 260.5 meters (855 ft) high rock and earth-fill embankment dam. Its length is 575 meters (1,886 ft), crest width 20 meters (66 ft), and base width 1,128 meters (3,701 ft). The dam creates a reservoir of 2.6 cubic kilometers (2,100,000 ft) with a surface area of 52 square kilometers (20 sq mt).


Soham Heritage and Art Center – 03 Kms (Approx 05 Minutes Drive)
Soham Heritage and Art Center is located in Kashi Devasthanam which is some 3 km away from Mussoorrie. It is a socio-cultural hub owned and managed by Dr. Kavita Shukla and Mr. Sameer Shukla. The organization works towards the promotion of spirituality, educational empowerment of the poor and underprivileged children, and preservation of art and heritage of Uttarakhand. In Soham Heritage and Art Center, the history, culture and traditions of the people of Uttarakhand have been displayed through works of art.


Kodia Forest – 13.5 Km’s
Safari in Kodia forest and spotting wildlife are among the most exciting things to do in Kanatal. The Kodia forest range from Swarg Yogini to Neelkanth has amazing thick plush green vegetation and is known for its rich flora and fauna. In the forest, you can spot numerous rare bird species and animals like musk deer, wild boar, and Nilgai, and barking deer. Be prepared to capture them in your camera, along with clicks of the most photogenic scenic splendors in Kanatal. Charges: INR 2500 per person for a 2-hour jungle safari in a jeep Timings: The safari starts early in the morning. Contact forest department for exact safari timings.

Himalayan Roots, Kanatal

Thangdar, Kaudia Range, Uttarakhand – 249130

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport – 40 Minutes’ drive (approx. 22 KM’s)
Dehradun Domestic Airport, Uttarakhand

By Rail

Rishikesh Railway Station– 25 Minutes’ drive (approx. 15 KM’s)
Railway Station, Bankhandi, Manvendera Nagar, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Haridwar – 1.15 Hours’ drive (approx. 38 KM’s)
Haridwar Junctions, Haridwar, Uttarakhand

By Road

New Delhi– 5.5 Hours drive (approx. 240 KM’s)
Drive by Bus or Car from ISBT, New Delhi

Local Bus Stand

Laxman Jhula Bus Stand – 20 Minutes (approx. 10 KM’s)