Haridwar to Rishikesh travel guide
The Haridwar to Rishikesh distance is only 32 kilometers, which can be easily covered by road within one hour. Plenty of taxis, autos and buses are available between Haridwar and Rishikesh
Bus stand Haridwar is on Haridwar Delhi Road near the Haridwar railway station. Buses run every 30 minutes from Haridwar bus stand, and take an hour to get to Rishikesh. There are also a number of shared jeeps and tempos to Rishikesh.
These busses, taxis and autos ply from 4.00 am till late at night between Haridwar and Rishikesh. The tempo should be the last option as it is a most uncomfortable ride.
Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd (GMVN) a government enterprise that looks after the tourism activities in Uttarakhand State. It has a fleet of buses, A/C and non-A/C taxis which are available on moderate rates to the tourists. GMVN has offices in the main tourist centres like Haridwar, Dehradun and Rishikesh. They also manage a chain of government hotels, which are often the best hotels to stay at in the area. Online hotel booking facility is also available.
If you have any such requirement get in touch with them at the following address
Dehradun (Head Office)
GM (Tourism) Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. 74/1, Rajpur Road, Dehradun -248001
Tel.: 0135 – 2747898, 2746817, 2749308 2748478, 2749272 Fax: 0135 – 2748479
Uttranchal Tourism PRO Haridwar
GMVN Ltd. Lalta Rao Bridge, Haridwar-249408.
Tel.: 01334-228686. Fax: 01334-226430.