Rishikesh is known as the land of natural beauty. With the majestic Ganges flowing through the city and the dense woods enveloping the adjoining hills, the city looks mesmerizing. In that context, the enchanting waterfalls in Rishikesh cascading through steep rocks and cliffs only add to the alluring beauty of the place. These gorgeous layers of water falling down several feet and forming a pool at the base are a treat to the eyes.
Besides making the region extremely rich and habitable for a variety of flora and fauna to flourish, these waterfalls increase the aesthetics of the region. The Rishikesh waterfalls are also a popular place of tourism both for tourists and localities. At all times of the day, you can find several people showering or bathing themselves in the crystal clear waters of the pool formed at the bottom of the waterfall.
In any case, they are a wonderful place of sightseeing and you should definitely visit if you are in or around the city. Have a look at our elaborately compiled list of the most gorgeous waterfalls in Rishikesh and head out now.
Located around 7 kms from Lakshman Jhula, Patna Waterfalls are right next to the Patna village in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. The highlight of the waterfalls is also a limestone cave situated right next to it.

Patna Waterfall: Patna Waterfall is named after the small village where this waterfall is located. Waterfall is accessible by 1.5 kms tough trek. There is not much water in this waterfall but it is certainly a beautiful place. There are small limestone caves near the waterfall.

The little shower like water falling from the stones looks amazing. In the monsoon there is more water in the waterfall but it makes the trek very difficult. There are shop also near the waterfall which sells tea/coffee/cold drinks.

During summer specially on weekends there is more crowd otherwise there are not much visitors here.

How to reach: Waterfall is open throughout the year. Patna waterfall is just 7 kms far from Lakshman Jhula. From Lakshman Jhula take Neelkanth Road. From the bridge on the Ganga the base of waterfall is 2.5 kms far.

There is small tea shops on the road in front of the trek beginning. There are no sign boards so you can ask the people to confirm. From the road it is 1.5 kms trek one way.

Rishikesh is home to many beautiful waterfalls but their is one such waterfall called the Patna Waterfall, named after the small village where it is located. A trek through the Rajaji forest with pleasing sound of flowing water coupled with natural beauty and cool breeze will lead you to this waterfall, there is not much water, but it is certainly a beautiful place.

There are small limestone caves near the waterfall which is a main attraction. The little shower like water falling from the stones looks amazing. Every traveller should experience this great trek, that has an amazing drizzling waterfall, to relax and have some splashes under the fall. We bet you will love and cherish it!

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