Rishikesh is a tourist place and the place from where the Hindu Char-Dham Yatra starts. Hindu people from all over the country and even the tourists come here for traveling and adventure sports. So for them there are various kind of dharamshala in Rishikesh.
Even there are Dharamshalas for free stay in Rishikesh, for those who cannot afford or cannot find any place to stay. From Rishikesh main market to Laxman Jhula & Ram Jhula one can find Dharamshala everywhere. As Rishikesh is a spiritual place, so many Dharamshalas provide free accommodation to its pilgrims. As they consider it as their dharma.