Rishikesh to Chandigarh Distance and Driving Directions

Welcome to Chandigarh City Sign

Chandigarh distance is 223 km approx. from Rishikesh

Rishikesh > Jolly Grant (18km)

Jolly Grant > Doiwala (7 km)

Doiwala > ISBT Dehradun (23 km)

(turn right at ISBT Dehradun and then first left turn for Herbertpur driving via Old Shimla road / Shimla By Pass)

ISBT Dehradun > Herbertpur (37 km)

Herbertpur > Asan Barrage (6 km)

Asan Barrage > Gurudwara Paonta Sahib (7 km)

(At Paonta Sahib you can read distance sign – Chandigarh 125 km)

Gurudwara Paonta Sahib > Nahan (43 km)

(at Nahan I many times stop at Markanda Paradise restaurant)

Nahan > Kala Amb (14 km)

(few km before Kala Amb one can stop near by Markandey Bridge over Markandey river for snacks/lunch)

Kala Amb > Naraingarh (10km)

Naraingarh > Dera Bassi (38 km)

Dera Bassi > Zirakpur (8 km)

Zirakpur > Chandigarh (12 km)

Road condition specially Old Shimla road/ Shimla By Pass – Fantastic.

The drive near by Asan Barrage and between Nahan and Kala Amb I liked the most.

I started journey solo by Royal Enfield Thunderbird Twinspark motorcycle at 11 am from Rishikesh reached Chandigarh at 6 pm.

Yes, I drive slow most of the time 40 kilometer per hour. Few times I had to stop to inquire directions from locals.

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