Rishikesh City Travel Guide

Ganga Valley Adventure is a Organiser Rishikesh Tour Packages. Rishikesh is a small town in the northern state of Uttarakhand 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. Rishikesh is also the Gateway to the Himalayas. The Char Dham Yatra (Four Shrines Sacred Journey) ideally begins from Rishikesh. We are explore the Rishikesh City Travel Guide

Tourist Places in Rishikesh (Rishikesh Sidescene Tours)

  • Vanprastha Ashram
  • Ved Niketan Dayanand
  • Vedanta Ashram
  • Rishikesh Nath Yoshala
  • River Rafting in Rishikesh

How to Reach in Rishikesh Uttarakhand
By Air
Rishikesh doesn’t have an airport of its own. Rather, the Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun, about 14 km from Rishikesh, provides the nearest air link from the city. It is well connected with all the major cities of India. For instance, Kingfisher Airlines operates daily flights between Delhi and Dehradun, while Indian Airlines offers this service five days in a week.

By Rail
Rishikesh has a railway station of its own. However, most people prefer Haridwar, which is 25 km from Rishikesh, since not many direct trains halt at the said station. Many trains connecting Haridwar with major cities of India, such as Delhi and Dehradun, ply on a daily basis. So, one can get down at Haridwar and take a cab, auto rickshaw or bus for reaching Rishikesh.

By Road
Rishikesh is well connected with all the major destinations of the region, like Delhi (227 Km), Dehradun (42 Km), Haridwar (25 Km) and so on. From Delhi, one has to take NH 58 to reach Rishikesh. On the other hand, from Dehradun, it can be reached taking NH 72. Buses as well as taxis are easily available for Rishikesh, from all these places.

Rishikesh Road Distance Chart
Delhi - Rishikesh 240kms
Haridwar - Rishikesh 24kms
Dehradun - Rishikesh 45kms (Via Jolly Grant Airport)
Mussoorie - Rishikesh 77kms (Via Jolly Grant Airport)
Meerut - Rishikesh 169kms
Rudraprayag - Rishikesh 138kms
Joshimath - Rishikesh 251kms
Lansdown - Rishikesh 108kms

Weather in Rishikesh
Location: Uttarakhand/Uttaranchal
Altitude: 356 m (above sea-level)
Summer Temperature: Minimum: 29o C, Maximum: 40o C
Winter Temperature: Minimum: 5o C, Maximum: 20o C
Annual Rainfall: 2136.7 mm
Best Time to Visit: March to November

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