Planning to visit Rishikesh this summer? Here's how you can reach there!

Here are the ways to reach the 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', Rishikesh!

Updated: May 27, 2016, 10:39 AM IST
Planning to visit Rishikesh this summer? Here's how you can reach there!
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In this sultry hot weather, what could be a better way to cool yourselves down by visiting this really chilled out place near by the captital city. Well, Rishikesh is one such place where you have a lot of options to explore from visiting various holy places in this national heritage city to trying adventure sports like river rafting, bungee jumping, etc.

So plan a camping trip to the coolest place in the Himalayas and soothe your senses this summer!

Here are the ways to reach the 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', Rishikesh:

By Air: If you live on the southern regions of the country or far away then try going by air. Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the nearest to reach Rishikesh which stands approximately 35 km away.

By Bus: For those living in the northern states in the country buses are a good option. These days one gets well connected air conditioned buses like those of Volvo which will take you timely to this Himalayan region.

By Train: Plan your trip by train and enjoy the scenic beauty on the go. The nearest railway station is in Haridwar yet another national heritage city, which is hardly 25 km away from Rishikesh.

Self drive: Well, this is probably the best means of transport that one can avail. Drive through the National Highway 58 and enjoy the ride with your family and friends!

Pack your bags now!