Uttarakhand travel Guide

Uttarakhand is a state in northern India which is crossed by the Himalayas, known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites. Rishikesh, a leading center of yoga study, was famous from the Beatles’ 1968 tour. The city organizes a spiritual gathering evening Ganga Aarti on the holy river Ganga. The state’s forested Jim Corbett National Park has Bengal tiger and other native wildlife.

Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Lansdowne is from March to November. This is one of the few destinations that have tourists visiting for the better part of the year. During summers, from March to May, the temperature ranges from 15C to 30C. In the monsoon season, from June to September, heavy rainfall is experienced in this region, but flora and fauna are at its peak beauty.


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How to Reach :-

planeBY AIR – Jolly Grant Airport Jolly Grant Airport, also known as Dehradun Airport, is a domestic airport located about 22 km (14 mi) southeast of Dehradun, and 30 km (19 mi) from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, The airport is situated on Hardwar Byepass Road.(Indian Airlines (indian-airlines.nic.in) and Jet Airways (jetairways.com) operates several daily flight between Dehradun and Delhi. Further, connecting flights are available to some major cities including Lucknow and Mumbai.

trainBY RAIL – Dehradun is a major railway station and a terminus in Uttarakhand. It is well connected to rail. From Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Allahabad, Kolkata, Gorakhpur, Amritsar, Indore, Ujjain and Chennai. Here are some useful trains to reach Dehradun. It takes 30 minutes to reach University from Railway Station.

basBY ROAD – Deluxe, Volvo, Semi-deluxe and ordinary Uttarakhand State buses depart every hour from ISBT, Kashmere Gate in New Delhi and Anand Vihar in Ghaziabad. There is also an overnight deluxe A/C service run by Uttarakhand Tourism. It is a six to seven hours journey from Delhi. Dehradun bus station is located about 12 km away from the University. If you are coming from Delhi side, the trains will generally be more convenient.

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