It's not only a popular destination for pilgrimage. But it's also known with tourists as a very picturesque hill station in the state of Uttarakhand. The holy town has an ancient religious history dating back to the 8th century. You can plan to reach Joshimath by air, rail or road. If you are yet to plan your tour, you can feel free to contact Ganga Valley Adventure to improve your travel experience. Our travel experts are quite well acquainted with every nook and cranny of the state. Given below is information on how to reach Joshimath via different modes of transportation.
Reach Joshimath By Air
Jolly Grant Airport lies at 270 km from Joshimath. If you prefer travelling by air, you can take flight to this domestic airport located in the city of Dehradun. After arriving at the airport, you'll find plenty of cab or taxi services to take you to the holy town of Joshimath. Cab charges will be around Rs 3,000. The road journey will take you six hours to get to Joshimath.
Reach Joshimath By Rail (By Train)
Rishikesh, which is the closest railway station, is around 250 km from Joshimath. As you might know, Rishikesh is very well connected by rail route with all the popular tourist destinations of India. So, you can arrive at Rishikesh by train and cover the remaining distance by road (via cab).
Reach Joshimath By Road (By Bus)
If you are starting from Delhi, it's advisable to reach Rishikesh first. Rishikesh is also well connected via road network to different parts of the country. There are regular state owned and private buses running to Joshimath from key destinations around the state of Uttarakhand. Joshimath is easily reached from places like Pauri, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Rishikesh and Srinagar among others.