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How To Reach Urgum in Uttrakhand - India

Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
Nearest Rail Head: Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
Route Hubs: Devprayag, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Nandprayag, Chamoli ,Pipalkoti ,Helang

From Airport: If you are flying to Dehradoon from Delhi or other cities, your option is to head to Rishikesh which is the nearest hub for buses and shared jeeps.. Head to Rishikesh which is about 50 km from Dehradoon and takes about 1.5 hours to reach. Vehicles are frequently available to Rishikesh from Dehradoon. It takes about 7 - 8 hours to reach Helang, from where shared jeeps are available for Urgum, Urgum is about 10 km from Helang and takes about 30 minutes to reach from Helang. To reach Helang, break your journey at Pipalkoti on Joshimath road

From Railway Station: If you are travelling by the railways, then Rishikesh should be your last point. Rishikesh is the nearest railway station which is about 260 km from Urgum. It takes about 7 - 8 hours to reach Helang, from where shared jeeps are available for Urgum, Urgum is about 10 km from Helang and takes about 30 minutes to reach from Helang. To reach Helang, break your journey at Pipalkoti on Joshimath road

By Bus: You may also chose to reach Dehradoon by bus from Delhi. Frequent bus services are available frequently for Dehradoon from Kashmiri Gate ISBT. Volvos are available too. Busses can be booked online on http://utc.uk.gov.in/. From Dehradoon, bus services to Badrinath, Joshimath are available from Rishikesh ISBT early morning. The list and timings are yet to be uploaded. However, using shared jeeps are best as the conditions of the buses aren't good and will not be comfortable for trekking the next day.

Some More Help: Shared cabs are the best to travel in Uttrakhand if you are to trek easily the next day. If you are in a group, it help hiring a cab for the group.

Distance From Major Points:

  • Dehradun to Joshimath - 302 kms
  • Rishikesh to Joshimath - 250 kms
  • Rishikesh to Rudraprayag - 139 kms
  • Rudraprayag to Joshimath - 113 kms
  • Karnaprayag to Joshimath - 81 kms
  • Rishikesh to Pipalkoti - 220 kms
  • Pipalkoti to Helang - 17 kms
  • Helang to Urgum - 10 kms

Adventure Activities And Travel Plans From Urgum

Nandi Kund - Ghiya Vinayak Pass Trek
Nandi Kund - Ghiya Vinayak Pass Trek
  • Duration: 9 Days, Rishikesh to Rishikesh
  • Highest Altitude: 5250m
  • Grade: Strenuous ( learn more )
  • Best Time: May End - June, Sep - Early October
  • Terrain: forest, bushes, alpine meadows, rocky, snow field
  • Starts At: Ransi
  • Ends At: Urgum
  • Region: India - Uttrakhand
  • Country: India
  • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehraoon, Uttrakhand
  • Nearest Rail Head: Rishikesh, Uttrakhand
Friday, March 10, 2017 8:27:00 PM
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