Which is better Dehradun or Rishikesh?

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Dehradun vs Rishikesh

Max Elevation

652m / 2,138ft
359m / 1,177ft

Popular for

Nature, Mountains And Trekking
Mountains, Nature And River

How to reach

Dehradun doesn't have flight connectivity. But it can be reached via train or bus. It's also connected with road so you can hire a taxi, or self-drive to reach here if you like.
Rishikesh can be reached via flight, train or bus. It's also connected with road so you can hire a taxi, or self-drive to reach here if you like.

Popularity

Crazy popular. You'll find the whole world there!
Crazy popular. You'll find the whole world there!