Rudrapur Travel Guide

Reckoned to be the 'Gateway to Kumaon,' Rudrapur is a modern city with a history dating back to 500 years. The city is the headquarters of Terai district of Udham Singh Nagar and is sparsely dotted with ancient monuments that may not be in the best condition but narrates several interesting tales. And even though the silhouette of the city boasts of industries and factories, there still lingers a scent of rustic charm, glorious history, and spirituality. Rudrapur is adorned with swaying fields on its suburbs, which indeed offer a warm welcome to the visitors, beckoning even more pleasant sights ahead.

The city is in close proximity to several of Kumaon Region's attractions like that of Nainital, Corbett National Park, Bhimtal and Almora and is a perfect place for those looking for a melange of old and new to relish. Our Rudrapur travel guide is overflowing with information on best places to visit and amazing things to do, which makes it quite essential for the travellers looking for an impeccable travelling experience. Also, handcrafted for you are the varied holiday packages by Tour My India that ensure a vacation unlike any other.

Best time to visit Rudrapur

With hot summers and not so cold winter the best time to visit Rudrapur is during the months of October to March. The weather remains pleasant for sightseeing in Rudrapur. Monsoon is also not a bad time to plan a trip to this place.

  • Summer

    With the minimum temperature of 26°C and the maximum touching the mark of 45°C, it starts to become uncomfortable in the summer season. However, since Rudrapur is the gateway to Kumaon hills, one needs to cross the place for visiting destinations like Nainital and Ranikhet and Binsar.

  • Monsoon

    One can expect rainfall during July to September when it is the time of southwest monsoon. The temperature is feasible for activities that this place provides because the temperature ranges between comfortable 18°C and 30°C.

  • Winter

    Winters are not that chilly here and the temperature is comfortable and in the range of 8°C to 15°C. A lot of visitors plan their trip to Rudrapur during this time.

Where to Stay in Rudrapur?

Tourists can find budget hotels as well as star hotels in Rudrapur. There are a few resorts that offer a luxury stay in the city. Apart from this, since the city is fringed by a lovely neighbourhood and modern cities like Haldwani, there are plenty of accommodation options available. Most of the hotels ensure to cater to all the basic needs of the guests, some being a notch better than the others.

How to Reach Rudrapur

The best ways to reach Rudrapur is either travelling via road or via railways. It is because Rudrapur is well connected with the nearby cities via road and rail. However, taking a flight to the neighbouring town of Pantnagar is not a bad option, since the distance between the two places is quite less.

  • By Air

    Pantnagar airport is the nearest airport which is located around 17kms from Rudrapur. There are taxi services that can be availed easily to reach.

  • By Rail

    Rudrapur has its own railway station called Rudrapur City that is connected well with major cities like Kashipur, Lucknow, Rampur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Kathgodam, Dehradun, and Delhi makes a trip in rail easy and comfortable.

  • By Road

    Through NH 74 and NH 87 Rudrapur is well-connected with the major cities of India like, Moradabad, Lucknow, Nainital, Panipat, Delhi. There are many buses both state-run and private that operate between Delhi and Rudrapur. Cab facility is always available for the city.

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