Gateway to Ganges

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Hindi, Sanskrit, Garhwali.

2 Days

The best time to visit Rishikesh for River Rafting is from late September - October to mid-November, and the best time to visit Rishikesh is from early March - April to the first week of May.

Dehradun Airport
16℃ to 27℃

How to reach Rishikesh

Rishikesh is easily accessible via rail and road.

How to Reach Rishikesh by Flight

Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh which is approximately 35 kilometres away.

How to Reach Rishikesh by Train

The nearest railhead to Rishikesh is in Haridwar which is approximately 25 kilometres away. Haridwar, in turn, is linked to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow and Varanasi.

How to Reach Rishikesh by Bus

Rishikesh has a good network of buses connecting it with important places such as Haridwar, Dehradun and New Delhi. Buses depart in the morning and late evening from the Kashmere Gate ISBT, New Delhi for Rishikesh every day.

How to Reach Rishikesh by Road

Driving up to Rishikesh is worth considering, as it is connected to other cities via the National Highway 58, which is in a good condition for most of the year.

How to travel within Rishikesh

The best way to travel within Rishikesh is by foot as most of the major attractions are located in close proximity with each other. You can also hire cabs, jeeps or rickshaws to get around the place.