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Haridwar Rishikesh Badrinath Rd, Rishikesh 249192, India
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Gufa is a cave. One of the greatest saints in Hindu mythology lived and meditated here. It is situated on the banks of holy river Ganga.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Srini52
Reviewed July 17, 2019

The Gufa is peaceful and secluded and one place where you can experience the deeper true self. Dont go there just for a picnic as it may disturb the Munis praying there at this secluded peaceful spot. Afterall it is a ashram a prayer place...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

The Vashishta Gufa is on the way from Rishikesh to Devprayag. We need to climb down around half kilometer, but the place is worth visiting. Very calm and beautiful location on the banks of River Ganga.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Visit to this place was awesome ❤️ Did meditation there inside the cave n just can't explain the peace I felt there it was a true meditation I experienced there.one must visit if interested in meditation n if u r spiritual.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Binni44
Reviewed April 29, 2019

The most dense energy place of rishikesh...I love this place, I find a real meditation here and Ganga river near this cave is a very pace for soul.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CKZ_18
Reviewed April 13, 2019

I have rated it '5 star' from the spiritual perspective. There are many stories about the cave and meditating in it gives you an experience of soothing quietude.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Balisc
Reviewed April 11, 2019

The cave is beautiful and very spiritually loaded... a perfect place for meditation and praying. Afterwards, you can enjoy the Ganga, with a nice beach front and some bathing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank barbarabeccafico
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Vashishta cave is an amazing peaceful meditation cave. You can feel its vibrant energy when arriving in front of it by the small path leading from the upper situated road. Follow the steps and the path by the ashram. When you come in front of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bozena_voyage
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

The cave is atmospheric and for those who meditate a chance to join the many who have sat quietly here over the centuries- it’s more about the history and the Epic devotion than what to see- then take the steps down to the river for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SR01
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Peaceful, and away from the town and noise. Spectacular scenery. Great meditation spot. It is worth the trip. We arrived at day break to watch the sunrise. They open the cave about 7A.M. so you relax your feet the river until they open the cave.

Date of experience: July 2018
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pravin2000
April 25, 2019|
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Response from jonsjourney | Reviewed this property |
The town of Rishikesh is near the bus stop at railway road. This is near the marketplace and the area where the locals live. The Vashistha Cave is headed up river past this area, past the Ram Jhlua Bridge, past Laxman Jhula... More
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pravin2000
March 29, 2019|
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Response from Saarthak G | Reviewed this property |
For Gufa, climbing down and way up is not for elderly. And there is no other way. Best to avoid it for elderly and persons with walking/climbing problems. Banks of Ganga requires further walking down,
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