FAQ - Yoga India Foundation

  • 1. Visa Information
  • 2. Packlist
  • 3. Arrival and Departure Time
  • 4. Airport Transfers
  • 5. Weather in Rishikesh
  • 6. What is included in the course fee?
  • 7. What is not included in the course fee?
  • 8. Additional Information
1. Visa Information

Everyone needs a visa to come to India!
You should apply for TOURIST VISA at your nearby Indian Visa Service Center.
Depending on your country, you can also apply for an E-Visa online.

2. Packlist

• Comfortable clothes (leggings, T-Shirts, underwear)
• A shawl
• Flipflops
• Shoes in which you can walk in
• Toiletries
• Shampoo, soap, lotion
• Sun crème
• Anti-mosquito spray
• Antiseptic spray
• Phone charger
• Anti-fever/diarreah medicine
• Alarm (or phone)
• A white outfit for the Fire Ceremony
• Hair Dryer (only for the colder months)

Please note that it is highly recommended to cover your knees and shoulders when you are outside (for your own safety!)

3. Arrival and Departure Time

Our courses start always on the first of a month. We begin every course with a welcoming ceremony in the morning, so make sure you arrive one day before course start, on the 31st. The departure days will be the 25th/26th

Check in: 31st 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM
Check out: 25th 2:00 PM until 26th 12:00 PM (Noon)

4. Airport Transfers

Dehradun Airport (DED) to Rishikesh

We offer a free one-way airport transfer from Dehradun (Jolly Grant) Airport to our yoga center in Rishikesh. To use this service, you should send us your exact arrival time, date, flight number and airline name at 14 days prior course begin.

The taxi driver will wait outside for you with your name on a sign. Please inform us in case there is any delay, change of time or canelation

Delhi to Rishikesh

If you want to take a taxi to from Delhi to Rishikesh, we can organise a safe transfer for you. The ride will take 6-8 hours and cost 4500 INR.

However, we recommend to book a domestic flight to Dehradun as it’s much quicker and more comfortable for you.

5. Weather in Rishikesh

Generally it’s warm and sunny all around the year. If you are coming to Rishikesh in December, January or February, you should prepare to bring some warmer clothes, hat, jacket and socks.

Between March and October up to and above 30°C

December to February 15°C to 25°C

To check the exact temperatures, you should check on a weather app/ website.

6. What is included in the course fee?

Shared Double Accommodation with attached bathroom, hot water
• 3coursebooks
• A whiteschool T-Shirt
• 3 vegetarianmeals per day
• Filteredwater
• A new yoga mat
• A mala (Indian Rudraksh necklace)
• Neti pot and other cleansing materials
• Access to yoga props like bolsters, belts and pillows
• 2 excursions on the days off
• Taxi pick up from Dehradun Airport to Rishikesh

7. What is not included in the course fee?
  • Air Conditioning or Heating
  • Taxi Drop-off from Rishikesh to Dehradun
  • Personal Expenses
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Additional meals in the café
8. Additional Information

Please save our phone number +919410382099 in your phone so that you can call us at any time during your journey .

We are 24/7 reachable

If you need any help with organising your trip or have any additional questions, do not hesitate to contact us at info@yogaindiafoundation.com

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Rishikesh, India!

Your Yoga India Foundation Team