Ashram to Stay in Rishikesh: A Quick Guide

Ashram to stay in Rishikesh, which are considered to be the best attractions of Rishikesh as well. Where many spiritual aspirants are living for the purpose of spiritual development. Here is a list of some of the best Ashram to stay in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

Thus, there is plenty of Ashram to stay in in Rishikesh but I owe to bring you some of the best  Ashram for Stay in Rishikesh– & Accommodation at Rishikesh is simple and loaded with spiritual activities ashram in Rishikesh for stay.

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Aurovalley, Raiwala Rishikesh
Aurovalley, Raiwala Rishikesh

Best Ashrams in Rishikesh

Here is the list of ashrams in Rishikesh for staying along the bank of the Ganges and somehow you can ask for Ashram in Rishikesh for a Permanent stay. Ashram accommodation at Rishikesh to enhance spiritual wisdom, not for leisure and pleasure activists.  

Aurovalley Ashram Raiwala

Aurovalley Ashram near Rishikesh in the Himalayas is the best ashram stay in Rishikesh for spiritual aspirants. Anyone can visit Ashram to stay for a short or long period as a guest to be a part of the ashram’s spiritual activities like meditation.

Satsang with Swami Brahmdev ( founder), Asanas, Bhajan & Kirtan) or as a student of the Integral Yoga program for a short or a long-term ashram for a stay in Rishikesh

The Marvelous Location 

It is located on the western bank of the river Ganges at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains in the midst of Nature.

 It is surrounded by the forest of the Rajaji National Park, the sound of chirping Himalayan birds, the aspirants of any religious or spiritual background can feel the universal atmosphere to get connected to their own spirit.

This Ashram welcomes all age groups of people from across the globe. This ashram has permanent residential buildings, offering accommodations to all, conducting short-term and long-term residential education, a spiritual program for the wellbeing of the people, daily yoga classes, spiritual activities & teaching of Integral Yoga.

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Swami Sivananda
Swami Sivananda

 Sivananda Ashram 

Sivananda Ashram  – Rishikesh is perched on the western bank of the Ganges in Rishikesh near Ramjhula Bridge. The ashram has gained an international reputation among spiritual seekers and visitors.

The Ashram stretches up to the edge of the bank, structurally the set up of the ashram for monastic aspirants where they could enhance their spiritual knowledge. Sivananda is best known as  Ashram for Free stay in Rishikesh.

Sanyas Ashram Rishikesh– It is a very famous Ashram in India where Spiritual aspirants come to take Sanayas. And the Ashram allows staying in  ” Ashrams in Rishikesh for permanent stay “.  You Can say  Free Ashrams In Rishikesh.

The Location 

The Ashram has the best location just on the bank of the Ganges in Rishikesh near Ramjhula Suspension Bridge. Apart from the free services, also provides accommodation to the true aspirant of spiritual seekers in the Ashram.

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Yoga Niketan
Yoga Niketan

Yoga Niketan, Rishikesh

Yoga Niketan, Rishikesh is supposed to be the oldest Ashrams among all the Ashram in Rishikesh and is located on a hillock by the sacred river Ganga, near Ramjhula Parking.

Swami Yogeshwarananda Saraswati Maharaj Ji laid the foundation in the year 1964 with the purpose of spreading the wisdom of Yoga & knowledge of spirituality in the world.

The Management of the Ashram provides a wonderful stay to visitors with basic amenities, meals, snacks, daily morning & evening classes, and Satsang.

Yoga Niketan Ashram offers nearly 100 well-furnished & ventilated, A/C, non-A/C, and cooler rooms for its aspirants. Each room has a private bathroom with 24 hours of hot/cold water, and electricity.

The Location 

The position of the Ashram is superb, overlooking the Ganges, having 180 views of the Himalayas from the premises of the Ashram in the midst of nature and monastic setup.

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Ved Niketan
Ved Niketan

Ved Niketan Ashram

The Ved Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh is also known as International Vishwaguru Yoga Vedanta Academy. Which is situated on the eastern bank of the Ganges River at 20 minute walkable distance from the Ramjhula (a suspension bridge) Parking near Parmarth Niketan.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi passed many years as an ascetic in this Ashram before the Beatles in 1960 and later he shifted to Chaurasi Kutiya (The Beatles Ashram) to teach transcendental meditation to the “Fab Four “the Beatles in 960.

Art of Living Foundation 

Now, The Ved Niketan   Ashram is run by the ART OF LIVING FOUNDATION, So, the foundation has renovated & beautified this Ashram with modern amenities to accommodate foreign tourists as well.

Now, this Ashram, under the guidance of Sri Ravishankar, the Ashram authority conducts several courses on Yoga & Ayurveda;

  1. Ayurveda Panch Karma Centre
  2. Asana & Pranayama Course
  3. Six-month Yoga course for the Indian nationals
  4. Residential Yoga course and Teacher Training Programme
  5. Ashram Accommodation
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Parmarth Niketan Ashram Swarg Ashram Ram Jhula Rishikesh
Parmarth Niketan  Rishikesh

Parmarth Niketan Ashram

The ashram comes with more than 1000 rooms AC / Non AC blended with western amenities & facilities. The location of the Parmarth Niketan is in the area of Swargashram ashram area the main alley which runs along the bank of Gange towards the east just on the left bank of the Ganges.

The everyday religious and spiritual activities include morning Ganga Aarti prayers, daily morning and evening yoga, free meditation classes, daily, evening  Satsang and Kirtan activities Naturopathy, Ayurvedic treatment, and evening rituals, Ganga Aarti. 


Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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