Which airport in India should I book my ticket to?
India has four international airports, located in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkatta. While the nearest to Rishikesh is Delhi, Indira Gandhi Internatioanl Airport. If you are coming directly to India, we would advise this airport and from there take a flight to Jolly Grant Airport in Deradun.
Will I get transport facility to/from Rishikul Yogshala?
Yes. We do offer transport facility to the both Delhi and Deradun airport. You will have to inform the staff before and for any such requirement beforehand. Extra charges for the same will be applied for any further information on the same, kindly contact our management team on +91 7060060954, they will be happy to help you.
If I am not landing in Deradun and coming from some other state, how do I reach Rishikul Yogshala?
Rishikul is connected to all means of transport. You can take the most suited means of transportation and reach us with ease.
- Airways- Nearest Airport is Jolly Grant Airport
- Railways- Nearest Railway station is the Haridwar junction train station. From there you will find many buses, taxis running to Risikesh.
- Roadways- There are multiple buses running to and fro from Rishikesh, pick any tat suits you and your location. Also, if there are no direct buses to Rishikesh, you can opt Deradun or Hardiwar as your drop off bus station and from there board a bus to Rishikesh.
Do I need visa to attend your courses? Nepal you get
Visa for India is required, so please acquire a tourist visa and not a student’s visa while coming to India. It is only and only in Nepal that you get Visa on Arrival.
What time of day is more suitable to land or fly from the airport near Rishikesh?
24 hours of the day, as we provide taxi 24hours of the day.
Does the management at the school also offer taxi services to nearby places?
Yes, the management does offer taxi services to visit the nearby places.
Can I rent a bike/scooty to go to nearby places?
Yes, the management does offer scooty or bike renting facility.
What are the places to visit in the city?
The school is strategically located and many places can be visited easily in the city.
- Pamarth Niketan Ashram & Ganga Aarti
- Tera Manzil temple and other temples
- Bettles ashram
- Neer Garh Waterfall
- Beatles café and other famous cafes
- Maharishi Cave
- Laxman Jhula
- Ganga Ghat
Should I be concerned about my safety?
India has a reputation that de-motivate the travelers to visit India. But much contrary to what your beliefs, Rishikesh is a very safe city. A holy land with less crowd and helpful people, you will find welcoming & friendly citizens. We have students going out and exploring for themselves the shops, places and sights on their own.
As far as women tourists are concerned, we have many foreign women tourists who have been staying in Rishikesh permanently. Crime is very rare and both foreigners and Indian people merge together to form a union and live in harmony.
What is the condition of drinking water in Rishikesh?
Rishikul Yogshala uses pure and clean drinking water in preparing all its meals and offers pure drinking water to drink. If you are out in a restaurant, please check and drink the water. Also, it is inadvisable to drink water from the faucet or a free flowing spring.
Another good thing to carry with you if you want pure drinking water is UV purifier, that can be used to clean any water and drink the same. A good investment and a great tool to carry around with you whenever you go on an adventure trail.
Can I find good doctors in Rishikesh?
Yes, Rishikesh has good hospitals and doctors who can be approached, if needed.
Is the area susceptible to diseases?
Is the area susceptible to diseases?
Should I carry a mosquito repellent with me?
Yes, you can carry a good mosquito repellent from your country to India and use it whenever you step out. Prevention is always better than cure.
Should I be vaccinated for Malaria, Typhoid, Hepatitis, Japanese Encephalitis?
Yes, getting yourself vaccinated is a good idea. Some of the common vaccination our previous students had taken shots of are Malaria, Typhoid, Hepatitis, Japanese Encephalitis. So we advise the same. But Rishikesh does not fall under the high alter zone when it comes to Malaria or Japanese Encephalitis.
Although we are not medical professionals, so consulting a good doctor in your country before flying to India is a good idea