About Rishikesh and how to reach us.
Rishikesh is a small city nicely situated at the foot hills of Himalaya. From ancient time many spiritual seekers, masters, sages and saints and yogis have visited Rishkesh to practice yoga meditation and in search of higher wisdom. Rishikesh remains an abode of sages and saints from ancient time. The sacred river Ganga flows through Rishikesh and several ashrams and temples are located on the bank of holy river ganga Its geographic location, presence of glorious great river Ganga, spectacular view of jungle clad hills and peaceful environment makes it unique yoga destination. It is an ideal place to learn and practice yoga and meditation. It is one of the favorite tourist destination among overseas and Indian travelers searching for either spiritual activities such as yoga, meditation or for the purpose of pilgrimage.
It is very well connected by air, road and Rail transportation.
Nearest domestic airport is jolly Grant at Dehradun, which is approximately 35 kilometers away from main Rishikesh city. There are regular flights from New Delhi and other major cities of India.
It is very well connected by bus network & you can find buses for New Delhi (ISBT) to Rishikesh on regular interval. Approximately it took 7 to 8 hours from new Delhi to Rishikesh city but some time due to road condition, traffic and other issues it took longer than usual.
The nearest major railway station is Haridwar railway station which is connected by some of major cities such as new Delhi, Varanasi, Kolkata, Mumbai etc.
Haridwar is approximately 25 kilometer far from Rishikesh and you can find buses and taxi for Rishikesh.
Once you arrived at Rishikesh bus station, look for an auto rickshaw / tuk tuk to take you Tapovan auto stand. An auto ride will cost around 40 Indian rupee shared one and 250 for private from Bus station to Tapovan auto stand( please fix price before riding and do some bargaining) Night time there charges are higher (From Tapovan auto stand our yoga school is just 250 meters away).
For your convenience we can arrange paid taxi service for you to pick up from new Delhi arport / Dehradun airport / Haridwar railway station / Rishikesh bus station.