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
Toyota Qualis / Tavera
|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
2056 Haridwar-New Delhi 05:10 11:05 (Dep from Haridwar at 06:20hrs)
|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 :
|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.
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
|Standard Room NAC
|Deluxe Room NAC
|Deluxe Room AC
|Super Deluxe Room NAC
|Super Deluxe Room AC
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
|No. of Rooms
|Air conditioned with Ganga view
|EP (Room Only )
|AC with Best view Ganga View 1 dinning & 2 /3Bed rooms
|EP (Room Only )
|Ganga View 1 dinning & 2 Bed rooms
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 .
|Category of the Rooms
|Room Only Basis
|Room Only Basis
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 .
|Type of Rooms
|Standard Air Conditioned
|EP Room Only Basis
Meals Rs. 200.00 Lunch Dinner Rs. 250.00
Hotel Tapovan Resort