FAQs


Eligibility and Criteria required for the Course

Criteria required to be eligible to participate in the Course is as follows:

  1. The itineraries for our courses offered are intense, starting early in the morning (6.30am to 6.30pm). The average in-class study hours are approximately 7 hours daily, with leisure periods in-between sessions.  For this reason, we expect that those who apply for our courses are not suffering from serious medical conditions.
  2. The modules created for our courses are very progressive and systematic which enable participants from different levels/stages of Yoga practice to participate easily. Our team of teachers are always available to provide support for any inconvenience experienced during the program.
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    3. How to reach


How to get to Rishikesh?

The following are various means of transport to reach Rishikesh :

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh which is approximately 22 kilometers away from the centre of the town. Travelling from Delhi to Rishikesh by air takes 40- 45 minutes. Popular carriers like Air India, Spice Jet, Indigo and Jet Airways often have regular flights from New Delhi (except during the night). Some of these airlines operate from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi and others from domestic airport, New Delhi. Average commuting time from International Airport to the Domestic Airport in Delhi is 40 minutes. There is free shuttle service between these two airports.

Airport Transfer

Once arriving at Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun; on request we can provide you airport transfer from the airport to our centre. Our transfer service costs are approximately $15 for one way and $30 for a round trip.

By Taxi

Reaching Rishikesh from New Delhi International Airport is another option. Distance between International Airport and Rishikesh is 245 kilometers. Average travel time between New Delhi Airport and Rishikesh town by taxi is 6 hours. We can arrange pick up from Airport which will cost $75 for one way and $145 for round trip.

By Train

There are train services between New Delhi railway station and Haridwar which is adjacent the city located 24 kilometers from Rishikesh. Once arriving at Haridwar Railway Station you will need a taxi to reach Rishikesh again which costs approximately $20 for one way and $40 for a round trip.


Which is the best time of year to visit Rishikesh?

India has distinctly four seasons, however, normally Rishikesh has pleasant climatic conditions for most of the time in a year.

  • Winter

    From December to mid February, Rishikesh experiences a spell of winter season. Temperatures during this time ranges between Max. 24 Celsius – Min. 2 degree Celsius (during the night).

  • Spring

    Normally from the first week of February until the end of March this is the Spring season for Rishikesh. This is the most pleasant time of the year to visit Rishikesh. During this time days are pleasantly warm and nights are cool. Temperature during this time varies approximately between Max. 29 Celsius – Min. 20 Celsius.

  • Summer

    Summer in Rishikesh starts from April to the end of June. April being the first month of the summer is moderately hot. Humidity level in the air during this month is quite low. Temperature during this month ranges approximately between Max. 33 Celsius – Min. 22 Celsius. Hot and dry days during this period are ideal for sporting activities like water rafting and trekking.  The next two months of May and June are hottest in Rishikesh. Maximum temperature at times during these months may reach even 42 to 43 Celsius. During the end of June level of humidity starts increasing. At times during this period you may experience a short spell of showers which brings the temperature down.

  • Monsoon

    Monsoon in Rishikesh sets in first week of July and stays until first week of September. Spell of showers during this time brings down the temperature. Days during this season will be moderately hot and humid. Carrying proper rain gear is recommended during this time.

 

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