Travel From Delhi to Haridwar or Rishkesh

 

Situated on the foothills of Himalayas where the holy Ganges enters the plains of India- -Rishikesh is north of Delhi about 231 Kms.

 

Take a Car : It takes 6 hrs. +_ 30 minutes to drive  ( One way )

We will be happy to send our cars to pick you up from either Airport or any hotel in Delhi. GHE has fleet of brand new cars with handpicked drivers, well trained to drive westerners in India.

                                       Small Car

Tata Indica / Ambassador  Car

Large Car

Toyota Qualis / Tavera

Non Air-conditioned Rs. 3489.00 Rs. 5489.00
Air Conditioned Rs. 3989.00 Rs. 5989.00
There is 12.5 % Govt. Service  tax applicable to the above cost.  Please add  Rs. 200 parking fee for the pickups from the airport.

Take a Train : There are morning and evening trains for Delhi to Haridwar (A bigger town 21 kms before Rishkesh) . On can take a bus, car from Railway station or ask us to send the car to pick you  up from Haridwar Railway Station.

Morning Train : Every Day
Shatabdi Express .

Delhi to Haridwar Departure New Delhi  0710 AM          Arrival Haridwar      11:20  AM

Haridwar to Delhi  Departure Haridwar 0610 PM            Arrival  New Delhi:  10: 30  PM

Air-conditioned & Tea/ Coffee & Breakfast on Board included in the ticket. Tourist Class  Rs.  500.00   Executive Class   Rs. 1000.00

 

Evening Train: Days of Operation- Everyday except Sundays
Jan Shatabdi Express  

Train no.        Sector          Dep        Arrival
2055        New Delhi- Haridwar   15:30       21:10   (Arrival at Haridwar at 19:21Hrs)

2056        Haridwar-New Delhi    05:10       11:05   (Dep from Haridwar at 06:20hrs)
Fare:      Sector               Class                             Fare
Haridwar-Delhi     AC Chair Car                   Rs.385/ (Same for Return)
Haridwar-Delhi     2nd Seating(Non AC)      Rs.157/ (Same for Return)

Overnight Train :Every Day
Mussorie Express: Departure Old Delhi 1100 PM   Arrival Haridwar 0635  AM

III Class Aircon Sleeper Rs.385.00    2nd Class Airocn Rs. 618.00       Ist  Class Aircon Rs. 1178.00

Haridwar  to  Delhi- Departure Haridwar 1100 PM Arrival Old Delhi: 0635 Hrs

We charge Rs. 100.00 per person per ticket for trains as our services charges.

 

Take a Flight :

From To Departure Arrival Air Deccan Schedule
Delhi Dehradun 10:55 11:45 DN – 509 Daily
From To Departure Arrival Air Deccan Schedule
Dehradun Delhi 12:10 13:00 DN – 510 Daily
Transfer from Haridwar Railway Station                                Small Car (1-3 Persons)        LargeCar ( 2-6 Persons )
Arrival transfer from Haridwar Railway Station to High Bank Pesants Cottage / Rishikesh Non AC Rs. 490/- Per Car          890/- Per Car
Arrival transfer from Haridwar Railway Station to High Bank Pesants Cottage / Rishikesh AC Rs. 590/- Per Car          990/- Per Car
All above costs for cars & train are one way only
Accommodation  in Rishikesh

Away from the hustle bustle of the busy town area, upriver outskirts of Rishikesh has developed as new Rishikesh in last few years. Close to the river, peacefully located, surrounding reserve forest, walking distance to all the ashrams and ghats has made the area of Tapovan and Muni Ki Reti the most popular tourist area in Rishikeh. Some of the best accommodation are as follows.

High Bank-Peasants Cottage

Accommodation with a Difference

High Bank Pesants Cottage  Out side and inside view of the rooms

Situated on the outskirts of busy Rishikesh town this is the best choice for Budget tourists. It is located 3 kms from Rishikesh near Laxman Jhula area on a hill at higher elevation from the town. The Guest House has clean rooms with attached baths / hot water, nice gardens, & good balcony over looking the forest and the far town area .The guest house has Himalayan  cyber Café & Travel desk providing all the information, yoga classes, rafting ,trekking, and wild life safari trips at the best rates.  There are German bakeries and excellent restaurants for the westerners in the surrounding s as well. The main tourist area on  the  banks of holy Ganges are with 5 minutes walk. As the Guest house is on the edge of the reserve forest one can make excellent nature walks around.

Yoga : HBPC has experienced & dedicated yoga teachers conducting classes, courses and retreats . One can take very good yoga & meditation classes & courses.

Ayurveda & Massages: “Kaya Kalpa”   HBPC has small spa with best Aurvedic doctors for Ayurvedic Massages and treatments in the own area.

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Kate Winslet of Titanic fame stayed  at High Bank Peasants Cottage during her visit to Rishikesh 

Yoga on the banks of Ganges & popular white rafting in Rishikesh

Tariff 2007-8  31st March 

Category  of Room Type of Room Single Double Extra Bed
Standard Room  NAC Non Air-conditioned 10 12 3
Deluxe Room NAC Non Air-conditioned 12 14 4
Deluxe Room AC Air-conditioned 18 20 5
Super Deluxe Room NAC Non Air-conditioned 25 30 6
Super Deluxe  Room AC Air-conditioned 30 35 6

High Bank Peasants Cottage is recommended by most of the travel guide books as well as lonely Planet India book.

HBPC is Wi Fi enabled for all your internet needs.

HBPChas its own dairy products and  grow own bio vegetables & Ayurvedic herbs. 

HBPC has travel desk of Garhwal Himalayan (Adventure) Explorations, the pioneer company offering trekking and rafting trips in Himalayas, recommended by all the travel guides including the lonely planet. 

HBPC has its own fleet of brand new cars/Tata Sumos and Toyota Qualis and can provide you pick ups and drop from Airport /Hotel  in Delhi & from Railway station in Haridwar or vice versa.

Best Located Guest Houses                      River side  Luxury Camps                          &         Himalayan Retreats

 

Hotel Great Ganga 

 

Best located hotel of Rishkesh. Situated at  the commanding heights  over looking  the vast plains of Ganga and Rishikesh Town Hotel Great Ganga is the best place to stay in Rishikesh . One can witness the special Ganga Arti from the hotel  and can go for excellent nature walks in reserve forest and herbal park* behind the hotel . The Ganga river, Ghats  and all the main ashrams conducting yoga & meditation are in just 5 minutes walking distance. All the rooms with Ganga view are tastefully designed , well furnished with air-condition/ running hot water. Restaurant, coffee shop, Yoga hall with superb view of Glittering Ganga and the town are at its best.

Number of Rooms: 18   Number of Suits 01  

            

Tariff FIT /GIT   

Category No. of Rooms Details Single  Double Extra  Bed Plan

 

Taxes
Standard 20 Air conditioned with Ganga view 1450 1650 400 EP (Room Only ) 5%
Suites 01 AC with Best view Ganga View 1 dinning & 2 /3Bed rooms 3500 4000 400 EP (Room Only ) 5%

 

Suites 01 Ganga View 1 dinning & 2 Bed rooms 3089 4089 449 CPAI

Meals Rs. 250.00  Lunch   Dinner Rs. 300.00 + 12.5 % ST The above rates are valid till 31st March  

 

Hotel Vasundhara Palace

 

Vasundhra Palace, is the newest & best property in Rishikesh. With its best location Hotel has tastefully designed spacious rooms. Spa with roof top swimming pool, restaurant, lift to all floors, are the highlights of the property.

Hotel is on the walking distance from all the ashrams, ghats and has big parking, garden, conference hall .

Rack Rates

Category of the Rooms Single Double Plan Taxes
Deluxe Rooms 1950 2450 Room Only Basis Luxury Tax
Suite 4300 4600 Room Only Basis Luxury Tax

The above rates are valid till 31st March   

4. Hotel Jaipur Inn

Situated on the left bank of the Ganga at Laxman Jhula. Jaipur inn is one of the best maintained medium budget hotels in the area.  The rooms are attached bath & have excellent Ganga view . “Aannda” The top terrace restaurant provides excellent Indian, Chinese and continental cuisine and  has 180 degrees of Ganga view .

Rack  Rates  

Type of Rooms Room Plan Single Double Triple Taxes
Standard Air Conditioned EP  Room Only Basis 890 990 1240 Included

Meals Rs. 200.00  Lunch   Dinner Rs. 250.00    

 

Hotel Tapovan  Resort

Tariff

Type of Rooms Room Plan Single Double Triple Taxes
Standard Air Conditioned EP  Room Only Basis 1450 1650 1950 5% LT