About Roorkee

Roorkee town (Longitude: E770 53’ 52” and latitude : N290 52’ 00”. Average elevation: 268 meters above the mean sea level) is situated 30 Kms south of lower Himalayan range and is in the district Haridwar of Uttarakhand State. It is considered to be the gateway to pilgrimage centres of many renowned places like Haridwar, Rishikesh and hill stations such as  Mussoorie. Roorkee is well connected by roads and trains falls on Dehradun-Saharnpur rail link. Roorkee is located at 180 Kms northeast of New Delhi, the capital of India. There are frequent and regular bus services, deluxe/ordinary, from Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT), New Delhi. Road transport services between Delhi and Dehradun and between Delhi and Haridwar run through Roorkee. It is also connected by rail from New Delhi. A fully air-conditioned superfast train Shatabdi Express and another superfast train Janshatabdi run between New Delhi and Dehradun with a halt at Roorkee. The weather during October in Roorkee remains pleasant.

Nearby tourist places

Mussoorie

Distance from venue: nearly 98 Kms.

Mussoorie is a hill station and a municipal board in the Dehradun District of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located about 35 km from the state capital of Dehradun and 290 km north from the national capital of New Delhi.

Elevation: 2,006 m.

Temperature during October month: max.31°C/ min 20°C

Humidity: about 68%

 

Rishikesh

Distance from venue: nearly 50 Kms.

Rishikesh is a city in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. The river is considered holy, and the city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation. Temples and ashrams (centers for spiritual studies) line the eastern bank around Swarg Ashram, a traffic-free, alcohol-free and vegetarian enclave upstream from Rishikesh town.

Elevation: 372 m.

Temperature during October month: max. 34°C / min 24°C

Humidity: about 69%

Haridwar 

Distance from venue: nearly 30 Kms.

Haridwar is an ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India's Uttarakhand state, where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills. The largest of several sacred ghats (bathing steps), Har Ki Pauri hosts a nightly Ganga Aarti (river-worshipping ceremony) in which tiny flickering lamps are floated off the steps. Worshippers fill the city during major festivals including the annual Kanwar Mela.

Elevation: 314 m.

Temperature during October month: max. 34°C / min 25°C

Humidity: about 71%