Which is better Rishikesh or Shimla?

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Rishikesh vs Shimla

Max Elevation

359m / 1,177ft
2,196m / 7,202ft

Popular for

Mountains, Nature And River
Mountains, Nature And Snow

How to reach

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.
Shimla 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!

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