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How To Reach Rishikesh From Chennai

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Tourism in Rishikesh

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Best time to visit

Feb - May, Oct - Nov

Ideal Duration

3 - 4 Days


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Rs. 1,700
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How To Reach Rishikesh From Chennai

DistanceBy AirBy RoadBy TrainBy Sea
Chennai to RishikeshN/A5.0 hours39.0 hours40.0 hoursN/A

A small town in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, Rishikesh is a destination known for religious reasons. The most important attraction of this town is the river Ganges that flows across the town inviting the religious minds to take a dip in its holy water. Yoga, a visit to the Char Dham, adventure activities, and Ayurvedic massages are some of the other key reasons that attract tourists from all over India and the world to Rishikesh every year. The scenic beauty is filled with the wilderness and the feel of a small town itself, which is enough to help one break free from the monotony of the urban lifestyle.

For those wondering how to cover the distance from Chennai to Rishikesh, here are the options available:

Chennai To Rishikesh By Air: Traveling from Chennai to Rishikesh by air is the fastest way to reach the town. Although there are no direct flights, there are flights that connect one from Chennai to Dehradun, which is the closest airport to Rishikesh. Upon reaching Dehradun, one can take a cab and reach Rishikesh in about 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Chennai To Rishikesh By Train: If one is planning to travel from Chennai to Rishikesh by train, then he or she should be well prepared as it is the longest way to reach the destination. Though, if one is travelling with family and have some leisure time in hand, then a train journey would do complete justice to the vacation. There are trains like Dehradun Express, Andaman Express, Rajdhani Express, and more, which helps in getting connecting trains to Rishikesh from various destination stopovers.

Chennai To Rishikesh By Road: For those who are an adventure lover, and wish to explore and witness the best of India,  then traveling from Chennai to Rishikesh by road is the best option. One can take the NH44 highway that connects the two destinations, and makes for a fun road drive.

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The town is virtually run by auto rickshaws and shared jeeps which are the local modes of transport in Rishikesh.

Delhi – Ghaziabad – Modinagar – Meerut – Muzaffarnagar – Roorkee – Haridwar – Rishikesh, this is undoubtedly the quickest and the best road route from Delhi to Rishikesh.

Rishikesh is one of the top tourist destinations in India. Thus, there are numerous ATMs at various places spread across the city to cater to the financial needs of both tourists as well as the residents.

The International Yoga Festival, Beatles Festival and Science Festival are some of the festivals in Rishikesh that are celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm.

Since Rishikesh is located in the foothills of the Shivalik range, the weather generally remains pleasant throughout the year. Still, the ideal time to visit the place is February-March and August-October as May and June are quite hot.

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