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How To Reach Vindhyachal
Vindhyachal is a city located in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh in the Mirzapur District. It is a popular city in the state visited by many pilgrims as it is a religious town and is most famous for the temple of Vindhyavasini. Since the city is religiously looked up by a lot of devotees of the almighty, it is easy to get to the place and is connected to different cities through Varanasi; a lot of people go on a pilgrimage to Varanasi and on their way there or back, visit the beautiful town of Vindhayachal as well. The city can be reached by several means of transport like air, train or even by bus. Still not sure how to get there? Let us look at some of the best ways to reach Vindhyachal.
Vindhyachal does not have an airport of its own and the closest one is Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, which is located in Varanasi and is about 68 km from the center of Vindhyachal. You can even take a flight to Bamrauli Airport in Prayagraj which is 97.9 km from Vindhayachal, but the one in Varanasi is the closest. There are several flight carriers like Indigo, Air India, Spice Jet, Vistara and many more that transport passengers from different cities to Vindhyachal and vice versa. All of these flights go to major cities like Koklkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and many other cities, making it easy for people from all over the country to travel. Once you reach either of the airports, you can take a cab or a bus to reach your destination in Vindhyachal.
Vindhaychal is linked well to the cities inside Uttar Pradesh as well as cities in adjacent states. The best way to get to this religious city is through National Highway 2, which is also known as Delhi-Kolkata Road. If you don’t want to drive but still want to go by road, you can even take buses that are run by UPSRTC; these are convenient, have a fixed schedule and will take you everywhere on time. If you are coming from out of the state, you can take a luxury bus by Volvo that are comfortable and an overnight journey can bring you to Vindhaychal very easily. The roads are well maintained and there are a lot of stops where you can find dhabas with delicious food as well.
Vindhyachal is pretty well connected via rail lines as well; there are a number of railway stations in the city but the closest and the main one is the Vindhyachal Railway Station which is located at a distance of 1 km from the center of the city. The trip may take more time, but this is the most convenient way to travel to Vindhyachal, due to the proximity of the railway station to the city. If you do not find a suitable train, you can always take a train to the Mirzapur Railway Station, which is 7.7 km from the city and has more train options. There are several trains passing through this railway station that take passengers to different cities like Varanasi, Delhi, Kolkatta, Mumbai and many more. Once you get off at the station, you can take a cab or a bus to get to your destination in Vindhyachal.
You can easily get around Vindhyachal. It is fairly convenient and easy for the pocket as well. The city has a network of cabs that will take you around from anywhere you are to different places in and around; this may not be the cheapest option. You can even think of taking a bus that is run by UPSRTC; these are cheap and on schedule. Other than these options, you can take an auto rickshaw to move around and see the city or you simply hire a self drive car, so that your trip is more personalized.