General Information

Area : 11.20 sq km.
Altitude : 356 m above sea level.
Season: Throughout the year.
Language: Hindi, Garhwali and English.
Clothing Summers: Cottons.
Winters: Woolens.


Air : The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 18 km from Rishikesh, on way to Dehradun. At present chartered planes operate.
Rail : Rishikesh is connected by rail with Haridwar, Delhi, Bombay, Howrah, Lucknow and Agra.
Road : Rishikesh is connected by road with most places of North India.
Local : Transport Services Tongas, taxis and Rickshaws.

Distance from Rishikesh

Haridwar (24 km), Kunjapuri (27 km), Dehradun (43 km), Chamba (63 km), Deoprayag (70 km), Mussoorie (77 km), Dhanolti (97 km), Rudraprayag (138 km), Karnaprayag (170 km), Kedarnath (227 km), Yamunotri (234 km), Delhi (245 km), Gangotri (248 km), Nainital (260 km), Shimla (262 km), Govindghat (275 km), Badrinath (300 km), Mathura (368 km), Agra (398 km) and Lucknow (555 km).