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Weekend Getaway from Delhi to Rishikesh

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi : 232 kilometers / 4 h ,41 m


Summer 21 to 42°C


Winter 5 to 26°C


Famous for

  • Rafting
  • Adventure
  • Yoga
  • Temples

Best Time To Visit

  • Jan
  • Feb
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  • Apr
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

One of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is quite famous for its scenic landscapes and is naturally placed 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 ancient & new temples and attractions such as Gita Bhawan, Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev, Swarga Ashram, Triveni Ghat and other places of religious importance. 

How to Reach Rishikesh from Delhi

By Train

Rishikesh Railway Station is well-connected to different cities in India. There are regular train facilities from Rishikesh to cities such as Jammu, Haridwar and Delhi.

By Air

Jollygrant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh. It is located around 18 kilometers away from Rishikesh. Taxi cabs are available between Dehradun and Rishikesh. Jollygrant airport is well-connected to the Delhi airport.

By Road

For car owners, it will take around 3 hours and 50 minutes from Delhi to Rishikesh. Rishikesh is well-connected to many cities in the region via bus. Public and private bus services are available from Rishikesh to Pauri, Dehradun, Haridwar and Kotdwar.

Rishikesh Tour Packages

Rishikesh Rafting Tour
3 D / 2 N

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