Sharing its boundary with Nepal and China, Uttarakhand is set at the edge of the Himalayas. Uttarakhand houses the most sacred temples of the Hindus- Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. This is not all! The place has a lot more to it. Uttarakhand has top hill stations of the country including Mussoorie, Nainital, Auli, Uttarkashi and Chamoli.
Reaching Uttarakhand is easy and this is because of its connectivity with other cities of the country via air, rail and road.
Uttarakhand By Air :
There are two domestic airports near Uttarakhand. These include the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun and Pantnagar Airport near Nainital. While there are regular flights to Dehradun from major cities of the country, Pantnagar Airport gets limited flights. So, make sure that you check with the flights before planning your trip to Uttarakhand.
List of Major Airports in Uttarakhand
|Jolly Grant Airport||Dehradun|
Uttarakhand By Rail :
Rail network offers convenient travelling to places in Uttarakhand. Some important junctions of the place include Haridwar, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Nainital, Kotdwar, Kathgodam, Pauri and Udham Singh Nagar. All these station are well connected to other cities of the country such as Delhi, Varanasi and Lucknow. Express and passenger trains run to the place from different parts of the country.
List of Major Railway Stations in Uttarakhand
|Location||Railway Stations Name|
|Dehradun||Dehradun Raliway Station|
|Haridwar||Haridwar Raliway Station|
|Rishikesh||Rishikesh Raliway Station|
Uttarakhand By Road :
There is a wide road network which covers the entire state. The roads are well-connected with Delhi and major state highways. These highways are further linked to main tourist destinations and important places such as Haridwar, Rishikesh and Corbett National Park. It is easy to reach these places via road. Also, there are bus services which operate on a daily basis to different destinations in Uttarakhand.
So, it is easy to reach Uttarakhand via all the modes of transportation. Be it any holiday season; make sure that you arrange your bus/train/air tickets beforehand to avoid any reservation issues later. This will help you make it a comfortable journey.