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Roorkee is famous as Others, Business Hub, Cities, with over 4 Places to See in Roorkee. Nearest Airport from Roorkee is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, 71kms and Nearest Railway Station is Roorkee. There are over 4 Hotels in Roorkee.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Roorkee. Roorkee useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Roorkee Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Roorkee. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


Why is Roorkee famous for?

Roorkee is famous for having Asia's first engineering college Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Earlier it was known as Thomson College of Civil Engineering. Roorkee is also famous for the Roorkee Cantonment, which is one of the country's oldest military establishments since 1853.

Where is Roorkee?

Roorkee is an urban town which is situated on NH58 on the banks of River Ganga in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand state.

What is the distance between Roorkee and Haridwar?

Haridwar is situated at a distance of 30 kms from Roorkee.

Is Roorkee situated in UP or Uttarakhand?

Roorkee is a park of Uttarakhand. It is located in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand state.

Does Roorkee have an airport?

No, Roorkee does not have an airport. The nearest airport for Roorkee is Jolly Grant airport, Dehradun.

What is the best time to visit Roorkee?

Feb, March, October, Nov, and December are the best months to visit Roorkee.

Is there any atm and petrol pump available?

Yes, Roorkee is an education, commercial hub so it is easy to find ATM, restaurant, petrol pump types of facilities.

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