Rudrapur Tourism

Rudrapur‘s wild beauty being nestled in the fertile zone of Terai in the foothills of the Himalayas is something to talk about. The city dating back 500 years is located in a strategic point which makes it accessible from neighboring towns and cities like Nainital, Kathgodam, Haldwani, Uttar Pradesh etc. Rudrapur has a few tourist spots and a few more to be toured around the city. The city which was earlier a marshy land with lowland, incessant rainfall infested with wild life has slowly converted into an urban one with a touch of the ancient still hovering in every corner since 16th century by King Rudra Chand.

Sightseeing in Rudrapur

There are several places in Rudrapur to be explored on sightseeing. Here are a few options:

Nanakmatta Gurudwara and Dam

Rudrapur in Uttarakhand is famous for Nanakmatta Sahib Gurudwara, sacred pilgrimage for the Sikh community and followers of Guru Nanak. Shri Guru Nanak Ji, the founder of Sikh religion visited this Gurudwara and hence scores of devotees visit this holy place to seek the blessings of their Guru, prayer, meditate. The Gurudwara is situated on Rudrapur-Tanakpur road in between Khatima and Sitarganj at a distance of 56 kilometers away. A beautiful lake has been constructed in front of the Gurudwara and it is a popular picnic spot with options of boating as well fishing in the lake situated on Nanakmatta Dam on the Saryu River. A tourist rest house is located on the premises of the Gurudwara for accommodation of disciples visiting it.

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Atariya Temple

A trip to Rudrapur will be incomplete if a tourist doesn’t pay a visit to Atariya Devi Temple which is located 2 kilometers away from Rudrapur Bus Stand. According to folklore, the temple dedicated to Goddess Atariya was built by King Rudra whose chariot wheel got struck in the marshy land while crossing the area. This prompted him to construct a temple and a well on this location as he prayed to the goddess for rescuing him. A 10 day fair is organized on the temple premises every year during Navratri and the temple is visited by thousands of devotees. 

Rudrapur Tourism

Moteshwar Mahadev Temple

This famous temple located in Rudrapur is dedicated to Lord Bhimshankar (a reincarnation of Lord Shiva) and consists of other deities; i.e. Parvati, Ganesh, Bhairav, Kali and Hanuman. The temple is easily accessible at a distance of 3 kilometers from Kashipur town in Uttarakhand and Shivratri, Chaiti Mela as well as Shrawan Mela are celebrated with fanfare on the temple premises every year being visited by countless devotees.

Rudrapur Tourism

Giri Sarovar

Giri Sarovar Lake located at a distance of 2 kilometers from Kashipur Bus Stand in Udham Singh Nagar district is a picturesque locale, a favored picnic spot offering a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains.

Besides these, tourist spots like Jaspur which is famous for offering a scenic view of the hills and  orchards of custard apple, oranges and guava, Senapani, Bambasa, Chakarpur, Khatima and Gosukuan( famous for adventure sports like trekking and hiking are located quite close to Rudrapur.

Hotels in Rudrapur

There is plenty of accommodation in Rudrapur for tourists and given below are a few options to choose from:

Hotel Good Times

Address: Opp. Rudrapur Railway Station,
Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand-263153
Ph no: 090453 18893
Tariff: INR 950-INR 2150 /-

Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts
Address: Plot A, IIE, Pantnagar,
SIDCUL, NH 87, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand-263153
Ph no: 05944259500
Tariff:  INR 4554 and above

Ginger Hotels
Address: Plot No. 1, Commercial Sector,
Pantnagar, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand-263153
Ph no: 05944666333
Tariff: INR 2152-INR 3102 /-

Hotel Sobti Continental
Address: NH 74, Green Park,
Near Rudrapur Railway Station,
Rudrapur, Uttarakhand-263153
Ph no: 08979745555
Tariff: INR 3482-5888 /-

Hotel Chillana Tower
Address: NH 74, Rudrapur,
Ph no: 09837022081
Tariff: NA

Hotel Rudra Continental

Address: Rudra Chowk,
Rudra Road, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand-263153
Ph no: 05944245755
Tariff: NA

Weekend Getaways from Rudrapur

Here are some of the most famous weekend escapades from Rudrapur:

The hill station of Nainital deriving its name from Goddess Naina Devi is an amazing weekend getaway located quite close to Rudrapur. Major attractions in Nainital are Naini Lake, Sat Taal (seven lakes) Governor’s House, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Naina Devi Temple.

Jim Corbett National Park
Situated very close to Rudrapur in Ramnagar district of Uttarakhand, Jim Corbett National Park is worth visiting to catch a glimpse of the wilderness of dense forests and the Royal Bengal Tiger. The lush greenery of the forest nestled in the foothills of Himalayas in Terai region is a heaven for nature lovers with Ramganga River flowing through the sanctuary an added benefit.

Major attractions apart from Corbett Park are Corbett Museum, Corbett Falls and Garjiya Devi Temple in Ramnagar.

A small hill station deprived of hustle bustle of city life, Lansdowne in Pauri Garhwal region derives its name from Viceroy Lansdowne. Managed by Indian Army’s Garhwal Rifles, Lansdowne is covered in dense greenery which is a soothing sight for tired eyes. Since vehicle and commercial activities are highly controlled, the area is nectar for tourists who seek isolation from city life.

Major attractions in Lansdowne are Snow View Point from where the Himalayan peaks looks mesmerizing, Tittin Top, Bhulla Lake and Shiv Kaleshwar Mandir.

One of the holiest places in India, Haridwar or Gateway to God is very close to Rudrapur and can be an ideal weekend destination for pilgrimage or for relaxing. Watching live Aarti of Maa Ganga which flows through Haridwar and enters the northern plains over here after originating in Gomukh at Gangotri or simply floating diyas in the river or maybe just taking a stroll on Har ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar is extremely refreshing experience.

Major attractions in Haridwar are Ganga Aarti on Har ki Pauri Bridge, Mansa Devi Temple and innumerable temples in the holy town.

Travel Agents in Rudrapur

Here is a the list of travel agents in Rudrapur:

Yatra Travel
Address: C/O S A Malik, Near Gupta Hospital,
Haldwani Road, Kiccha IN,
Rudrapur HO, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand - 263153,
Ph no: 05944-263016 /09760133888

Bansal Travel
Address: Bansal Transport,
Rampur Road, Rudrapur HO,
Rudrapur, Uttarakhand-263153
Ph no: 05944-243093/08439200001/ 09897030900

City Heart Hina Tours & Travels

Address: Near Roadways Bus Stand,
Rudrapur HO, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand - 263153
Ph no: 05944-241630 /09837955772/ 09837381046

Cox and Kings Ltd.
Address: D1-D2, Civil Lines
Near Janta Inter College,
Rudrapur HO, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand - 263153
Ph no: 05944 -240228/07500545604/07351067000

Chhabra Travels
Address: Nainital Delhi Highway Road,
Rudrapur HO, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand – 263153
Ph no: 05944-243190/09927475400

Elite Tour & Travels
Address:  Bhagat Singh Chowk,
Rudrapur HO, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand-263153
Ph no: 07309876987

Shukla Tours & Travels
Address: House No. 445; Block A,
Avas Vikas Colony, Rudrapur HO
Rudrapur, Uttarakhand - 263153
Ph no: 08791800009/09758834807

Dashmesh Travels
Address: Opp Punjab & Sind Bank,
Rudrapur HO, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand - 263153
Ph no: 05944-241346

Shri Balaji Travels

Address: Opp Bus Stand, Rudrapur HO,
Rudrapur, Uttarakhand – 263153
Ph no: 05944-246688

Anshul Travels
Address: Adarsh Colony, Kashipur Bypass Road,
Rudrapur HO, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand - 263153
Ph no: 05944-567485/09760387500

Distances of Rudrapur from Nearby Cities

Rudrapur - Haridwar
4hours 25 minutes
(193.6 kms) via NH 74

Rudrapur - Lansdowne
4 hours 39 minutes
(245.3 kms) via NH 121

Rudrapur - Nainital
1 hour 47 minutes
(60.3 kms) via NH 87

Rudrapur - Delhi
5 hours 17 minutes
(249.9 kms) via NH 24

Rudrapur - Lucknow
6 hours 21 minutes
(333 kms) via NH 730

Rudrapur - Moradabad
1 hour 56 minutes
(72 kms) via NH 87 and NH 24

Rudrapur - Ranikhet
3 hours 39 minutes
(122 kms) via NH 87

Rudrapur - Jim Corbett
2 hours 46 minutes
(114.7 kms) via NH 74
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