Ram Jhula

A Suspension bridge similar to the Lakshman Jhula between Sivananda Ashram and Swarg Ashram is known as Ram Jhula or Sivananda Jhula. Ram Jhula was constructed in 1980 by Public Works Department with the help of Sivananda Ashram. The span of this suspension bridge is almost 450 feet. Being famous as a yoga ashram, Sivananda Ashram is considered to be one of the most popular ashrams in Rishikesh. Boat is also available here on sharing basis to cross the river. This suspension bridge connects Muni-Ki-Reti to Swarga Ashram.
Many shops are available on the both side of bridge for shopping. Precious and semi-precious gems and stones, clothes, worship material, spiritual music CD’s can be purchased from these markets. Sivananda Ashram, Yog Niketan Ashram and Omkarnanda Ashram are located at one end of the bridge and the other end has Swarg Ashram, Gita Bhawan and Parmarth Niketan Ashram. Ram Jhula is a pedestrian bridge but it is also used for two wheelers.