Activities in Roorkee
Amusement Park: The Crystal World is an amusement park situated in Roorkee that attracts tourists who can relax and rejuvenate in the artificial pools and lakes. Several water swings and water sports along with rain dance are a treat during the hot summer months.
Pilgrimage: The holy town of Haridwar is situated just 30 kms from Roorkee and tourists visiting Roorkee make sure to take a dip in the holy Ganges at Haridwar. One can visit the temples, shrines and historical architectures constructed in and around the city.
Staying in Roorkee
Being a proper city, there are many accommodation facilities in Roorkee where tourists can stay. It is easier to find luxury hotels and resorts with all the facilities as well as find budget guesthouses and lodges in Roorkee.
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Roorkee Food Guide
Being a large and densely populated city, Roorkee does have its fair share of multi-cuisine restaurants as well as local food stalls where one can find delicious north Indian dishes along with scrumptious international cuisines. Several luxurious hotels also have in-house restaurants that serve variety of cuisines according to the taste and liking of their guests.
History of Roorkee
In 1868, the municipality of Roorkee was formed after it became home to Bengal Sappers and Miners in 1853. Today, it is home to a large army base and is the headquarters for Bengal Engineering Group and Centre.