Siddha Yoga Peeth
Laxmi Palace, Tapovan, Near Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201
Ph: 075035 81204
Modes Of Transport:
Cabs and Taxis can easily be booked from tour operators. Additionally you can also get jeeps that are there on per seat basis. These run on the shuttle routes near Rishikesh.
On Foot: The finest way to explore the city is on foot. The religious attractions, healthy living etc brings you close to the nature.
Auto and Rickshaws being an economical way to travel around Rishikesh which are available at all corners and nooks. They run from railway station/ bus stand to Lakshman Jhoola.
Nearest National Highway: National Highway 58 is connected with Rishikesh at a distance of approx 7.5 Km.
Nearest Bus Stand: Roadways bus stop is located at: Adarsh Gram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201
Nearest Railway Station:
About Rishikesh: The Holy Place
It is an amazing and adventures place for the one whose passion is venture. We can also visit to Badrinath and Kedarnath as well from this place as it is the gateway to these destinations. In ancient times rishis and munis feel a peaceful atmosphere here for rumination. Many ashrams at this site provide meditation and yoga courses. It is situated on the bank of Ganga River.
In ancient times its name was Hrishikesh, which was the form in which Lord Vishnu appeared to remunerate Raibhya Rishi for the penance performed by him. Afterwards this place became popular by the name Rishikesh.
The most famous places to visit here are Trayambakeshwar Temple, Bharat Mandir, Ram Jhula, Lakshman Jhula and so on.
Ideal time to visit
The best time to visit this wonderful place is March and April. For the one who is crazy for River Rafting can visit, between September and November.
Places for site seen
Haridwar: It is situated approx 18 km away from Rishikesh. It is also a sacred place. It lies on the bank of River Ganga.
Shivpuri: It is near to Rishikesh and Haridwar as well. It is approx 19 km away from them.It is also an adventurous place for the river sports lovers.
Lakshman Jhula: It is very long bridge around 450 feet long. It is made up of iron but earlier it was of jute. It is named after Lakshman, younger brother of Shri Ram.
Triveni Ghat: It is a convergence of three rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati.
The most popular things for shopping are Imitation jewelry, Text9iles, Religious items, Wooden Furniture etc. Shopping lovers must be curious to know the shopping places, some are Khadi bahndar, Gharwal wool, Craft store and nearby places. Some popular and delicious dishes that will let you with your finger-licking are samosas, masala tea, Dahi ki Lassi etc.