Yoga destination, Rishikesh is located on foothills of the majestic Himalayan hills of Uttarakhand State in north India. The city is also known for spiritual pilgrimage in India. The Rishikesh city enjoys the best connectivity.
Nearest International Airport -
Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) New Delhi is the major airport which connects most of the parts of the world.
Nearest Domestic Airport -
Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport (DED) is the nearest domestic airport to Rishikesh which just about at a distance of 18 Kms. This domestic airport operates several flights to connect Delhi Airport.
Rishikesh is at distance of 250 KMs from Delhi Airport. One can reach Rishikesh by car from Delhi City/Airport through rented car/taxi .This distance is covered in 6- 7 hours drive by taxi. Travelling by taxi will be a good choice for the hassle free journey especially for the first time foreign travelers in India.
Haridwar railway station is major junction which connects several trains from New Delhi to Haridwar. Some of the best trains are Shatabadi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Special Express, Mussoorie Express. From Haridwar, Rishikesh is one hour drive by road.
More About Rishikesh
Rishikesh is the calm and serine city located on the bank of holy river Ganga in Dehradun District of Uttarkhand State in India. The city is known to be the entrance of the Himalayan hills.
Weather in Rishikesh
Weather in rishikesh is changing according to the seasonal changes.
The peak winter months like December-January will be very cold and the summers in Rishikesh are relatively mild than the rest of the north India.
Rishikesh is a place of activities such as white river rafting, mountain trekking and sight seeing of various picturesque locations in its vicinity.
The Rajaji National Park
Ram Julha and Laxaman Julha
Bal Kumari Temple are few of the points of interests in and around Rishikesh.