Rishikesh is a small town in the northern state of Uttrakhand in India. Scenically located where the Ganges River comes down from the Himalayas, Rishikesh catapulted to Western fame when the Beatles dropped by for a visit to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram (now closed), and the town is still known as the World Capital of Yoga. 2 Day Camping in Rishikesh – Uttrakhand is just not restricted to holy shrines and natural beauty. The beautiful town is also heaven for the adventure enthusiast. There are millions of youngsters who go camping to Rishikesh every year.