Rishikesh is one of the holiest cities in India and a perfect escape from the hustle-bustle of Delhi. The famed scenic landscapes and serene environs urge Delhiites to plan Rishikesh weekend getaways. The city is snuggled in the foothills of the Lower Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand. The town serves as a gateway to other important religious centers such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.
The literary meaning of Rishikesh is ‘Lord of the Senses’, which stands for Lord Vishnu. The city is a hub of many revered sites and temples, including Gita Bhawan, Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev, Swarg Ashram, Triveni Ghat, and other places of religious importance. With our meticulously crafted Rishikesh tour packages from Delhi, you can soak in the scenic beauty of this picturesque town and enjoy numerous adventure activities.
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How to Reach Rishikesh from Delhi
Rishikesh Railway Station and Yog Nagri Rishikesh Railway Station are two major railheads of the town well-connected to different cities in India. In addition, there are regular train facilities from Rishikesh to cities such as Jammu, Haridwar, and Delhi.
Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh, located around 18 km away. Taxis and cabs are readily available between Dehradun and Rishikesh. In addition, Jolly Grant airport is well-connected to the Delhi airport by regular flights.
It will take around 4 hours to reach from Delhi to Rishikesh. This holy city is well-connected to many cities in the region by a well-maintained road network. Public and private bus services are available from Delhi to Rishikesh. You can also drive on your own to enjoy the road trip. The bus service is also available from Rishikesh to Pauri, Dehradun, Haridwar, and Kotdwar if you wish to travel further during your Rishikesh trip.
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Hotels in Rishikesh
23rd Milestone, Rishikesh-Badrinath Road, District Tehri Garhwal