Rishikesh is a small town situated at the foothills of the Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand. The place is considered the yoga capital of the world. Rishikesh is a place of religious significance which attracts a lot of tourists. In addition to this, the various yoga centers in the city have also contributed to the inflow of a large number of tourists. Rishikesh is connected to all the major cities of North India by rail and road. The nearest airport is at Dehradun.