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    • First Timer!

      by mandyfaerie Online Now Feb 7, 2014 at 10:31 PM

      Help! I am planning a trip to Rishikesh to do a yoga teacher training. I have never been out of the country before (unless you really want to count the Bahamas). I have a passport, and thats about all... I have heard that I need to send it over to India to be approved to go there? Im also looking into flights and Im unsure of which airport I should fly into. Any advice would be helpful! Thanks!!!

      5 Answers Feb 17, 2014 at 3:12 AM
    • River Rafting in rishikesh in nov,13???/

      by mkshakya Online Now Sep 6, 2013 at 11:20 AM

      I have heard somewhere that river rafting in Rishikesh is banned for 2 years due to mishappenings.......is it true????
      We are planning for Rishikesh at the end of November and the main reason is river rafting and other adventerious activities.....so please advise that river rafting is possible in nov this year??????? and is it safe to come rishikesh in nov????????

      4 Answers Dec 13, 2013 at 11:46 PM
    • Pink Safa: for sisters marriage

      by mudit_tanwani Online Now Aug 27, 2013 at 6:00 AM

      Hi,
      I have my sisters wedding in Rishikesh and we want pink safa(Turban) for bride side around 15-20 in numbers. Can anyone give me details from where i can get them on rent or buy them.
      Any contact detail or shop name would do.

      Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Aug 27, 2013 at 6:12 PM
    • Rameshwaram

      by holidayindia Online Now Apr 6, 2013 at 3:29 AM

      I want to go beatles ashram rishikesh...how to reach there and i also want to know the behind story of beatles ashram

      4 Answers Apr 10, 2013 at 7:06 PM
    • Situation in Rishikesh

      by Atalantia Online Now Mar 19, 2013 at 2:59 AM

      Dear Travelers,
      does someone know about the social situation in Rishikesh. Is it crowd? Is there a high crimal rate? Is it more or less clean? Is there spreading a lot of diseases? Are the locals nice or nasty? Are there lots of druged hippies? Is there a lot of "religious frauds" like devotie fishing gooing on?

      11 Answers Apr 20, 2013 at 8:19 AM
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      Visiting Rishikesh

      by xantylaol Online Now Feb 10, 2013 at 10:53 AM

      Hi!

      I plan to visit Rishikesh during Easter this year - approx. 23-29th March. I'm looking for up to date advice on which hotels to stay at, where to eat and what to see and do. Yoga stuff and meditation are on the to do list as well as maybe hiking in the Himalayas a day or two. The hotel should be clean and with WiFi/LAN.

      All tips and information are appreciated!

      Regards
      Chris

      4 Answers Feb 18, 2013 at 10:01 PM
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      Returnig from Rishikesh to Delhi

      by malka12 Online Now Mar 26, 2011 at 1:31 AM

      Thank you for all the replies about the way to Rishikesh. We decided to take a taxi (an a/c SUV). We found a very good site www.starlim.co.in - They can also make train booking (US$10 fees), but they accept paypal that makes the transition easy and safety.
      We are now plannig our way back to Delhi - We want to be there only for a day, and we wanna a good tip : to take one of the "day tours" or to go specifically to one place like Humayn's Tomb, Akshardham or any other site?? The 2nd thing we will arrive to Delhi at 6th of april and will need a hotel (our fligth will be at 8th in early mornig). It's better to take a near airport hotel??? THank for all VT members who help each other. Namaste

      1 Answer Mar 26, 2011 at 4:43 AM
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      Train form Delhi to haridwar

      by malka12 Online Now Mar 1, 2011 at 12:15 PM

      Where in Delhi we need to take the train to Haridwar (planning to travel to Rishikesh)?? How far is from the Delhi International Airport??
      How is the better way to go to the train station from the airport?
      We are two 60"s ladies, travelling to open , fresh air and mind. Thanks.

      12 Answers Mar 13, 2011 at 3:17 AM
    • how long does it take in a taxi to Indirha Gandhi airport from Rishikesh, please?

      by catsville Online Now Nov 26, 2010 at 1:32 PM

      Even a rough guideline would be useful!

      Thanks!

      5 Answers Nov 26, 2010 at 8:23 PM
    • anand lok

      by dravnish Online Now Aug 6, 2010 at 2:24 AM

      Kindly get me the tarrifs and phone no of anand lok rishikesh

      1 Answer Aug 6, 2010 at 2:36 AM
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      Rishikesh to Varanasie

      by atinom Online Now Oct 19, 2009 at 6:10 AM

      Hi there

      I'm travelling to India in December and we want to get from Rishikesh to Varanasie, does anyone know if there is a day or overnight train we can get or a bus and not have to return to Delhi first to get to Varanasie? I know the main transport link for Rishikesh is Haridware. The agent i'm using has said there are not trains from Haridware to Varanasie.

      Thanks for your assistance.

      regards
      Monita

      3 Answers Oct 30, 2009 at 4:06 AM
    • Yoga in rishikesh

      by LozJ Online Now Jul 14, 2009 at 3:19 AM

      Hi there...

      My question is regarding studying yoga in rishikesh or somewhere else in north india that you might recommend.
      I'm arriving in new delhi around the 22nd of september with my husband and we're planning on spending a couple of months traveling in the north. I would like to spend about 4 weeks doing a teacher training course in an ashram...have noticed that there are many so can anyone recommend one from their experience?
      Also what sort of money am i looking at spending? I have heard that most include accomodation, food, and sometimes they have cooking classes...

      Any advice or tips would be greatly appreciated! Thank you for taking the time to share your knowledge.

      Lauren.

      7 Answers Sep 11, 2009 at 11:07 PM
    • travel tip

      by rohitnambiar Online Now May 25, 2008 at 12:42 PM

      so we've planned a trip during the second week of june. Let me tell about my plan. I'll be leaving on a friday from Pune (which is where I live) and come to delhi. The problem is that ill be reachin Delhi in the evening and from there we'll be catching a bus to hrishikesh if avaiable (suggesstion required). We'll be reachin hrishikesh most probably late in the night, may be after 1 or 2am...can i get accomodation at that time and if yes, please tell me about the charges and what els i need to sure of as it is our first time to the north

      1 Answer May 25, 2008 at 9:58 PM
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      Bus / Train Delhi, Rishikesh, Chandigarh

      by nightcowboy Online Now Mar 2, 2008 at 5:05 AM

      Where in Delhi will you get a bus to Rishikesh, time it takes?.And could you get transport Bus/Taxi to Chandigarh from Rishikesh?

      3 Answers Mar 4, 2008 at 5:16 AM
    • How to get to Rishikesh

      by Jokate Online Now Feb 10, 2006 at 5:45 AM

      Hi

      I am currently in Mumbai and would like to travel to Rishikesh and surrounds soon.

      Adice re how to get there. What is the quickest way?

      What is the weather like now?

      Any other helpful hints?

      Cheers
      JoKate