International Yoga Festival, Rishikesh
This unique festival held every year in March in Rishikesh, the land of the ancient sages, is the big daddy of all the yoga fests in the world. Also called the Yoga Capital of India, Rishikesh attracts many yoga lovers from India and abroad in March. The festival kickstarts at Paramartha Niketan Ashram located on the banks of holy river Ganga. Teachers, students and scholars from as many as 30 nations hold classes, discussions and demonstrations in the field of Yoga, Reiki, Ayurveda and other spiritual sciences during the International Yoga Festival.
The Yoga capital of the world, ‘Rishikesh’ is all set to host the next edition of International Yog Festival (IYF), which will be held from 1st March to 7th March, 2019 at Hotel Ganga Resort in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. This global festival is being organized by Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board in association with Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN), where yoga enthusiasts from around the world will get a chance to experience the divine art of uniting mind, body and soul.
How to Reach Rishikesh (Uttrakhand)
Rishikesh By Road
Rishikesh is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand and northern states of India. Luxury and normal Buses to Rishikesh are easily available from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate and Meerut.
Buses and Taxis to Rishikesh are available from major destinations of Uttarakhand like Dehradun, Haridwar, Srinagar, Tehri, Uttarkashi etc. Rishikesh is situated on National Highway 58 which connects Badrinath.
Rishikesh By Train
Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh Railway station are frequent. Taxis and buses are easily available from Rishikesh to Muni-ki-reti and Swargashram.
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Rishikesh situated at a distance of 21kms. Taxis are easily available from Jolly Grant Airport to Rishikesh. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Rishikesh is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport.