Raiwala is a village in the Tehsil Doiwala region in the district of Dehradun in Uttrakhand. It is located 45 km away from Dehradun and is a beautiful hill station and people who enjoy holidaying amidst nature will certainly like it.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Raiwala. Some of them are Doon Castle Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1000), Queens Pearl Inn (Tariff – Rs.1000), Motichur Forest Rest House (Tariff – Rs.1000) and Chinkara Hills Guest House (Tariff – Rs.1000).
The official language of Raiwala is Hindi and Garhwali. Other languages spoken are English and Punjabi in some parts of Raiwala.
The important festivals of Raiwala are Diwali celebrated in the month of November, Tapakeshwar Fair celebrated in the month of March and Mahasu Devta's fair in the month of August.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Raiwala. Some of them are Rishikesh (7 km from Raiwala), Haridwar (9 km from Raiwala), Devprayag (42 km from Raiwala) and Dehradun (43 km from Raiwala).
How to Get There
There is no airport in Raiwala. However, one can get down at the Dehradun Airport which is at a distance of 42 km from Raiwala.
There is a railway station at Raiwala at a distance of 2 km from main village. The main railway station is Haridwar Junction railway station at a distance of 11 km from Raiwala.
The Raiwala bus station is 1 km away from the main village. It is well connected with Rishikesh via local buses. People can use private operators like Dharma Travels, Yak Travels and Sharma Travels as well. Ticketgoose.com is one of the best portals from where you can book bus online.