history tour beatles ashram rishikesh

Beatles Ashram - History Tour

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Duration

3-4 hr

Tour Type

History Tour

Group Size

Max 25 People

Languages

English-Italian

Overview

A Magical History Tour of the Beatles Ashram Rishikesh, is a guided transcendental tour for those who wants to learn the history of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi & the Beatles in India. Beatles in india is a journey of discovery of " George Harrison India ".


Beatles India who have lived here in the Ashram in 1968 and composed 48 songs and it is a very place where Guru Maharshi Mahesh Yogi introduced first time the technique of the Transcendental Meditation in 1962, which remains a landing place for fans of music and meditation.


The ashram is locally known as Chaurasi Kutiya Ashram. The ashram’s compound sprawls in 15 acres & 150 feet above the bank of the river Ganges. Beatles in India is located around 1 km away from Ram Jhula Bridge in the Rajaji National Park, Rishikesh Ashram is a protected monument by the Government of Uttarakhand.

Highlight
  • A Guided Tour History Tour

  • Beatles Ashram

  • Maharshi Mahesh Yogi Private Bungalow.

  • The Beatles Ashram Gallery

  • Murals and Lecture Area

Destination Rishikesh City
Depature Yes Required
Departure Time Everyday @ 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Return Time 13:00 PM - 05.00PM
Included
  • Specilaized Hoistory Guide
  • Photography Camera
  • Entrance Fees
  • Tea with Snacks in the Aashram
Excluded
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drink, Breakfast, Lunch
  • Tips & Other
Walking Tours
Overview

A Magical History Tour of the Beatles Ashram is a cultural & educational activity in Rishikesh. The tour gives you a full insight into the events between Maharishi Mahesh Yogi & the Beatles. I strongly advocate that Beatles Ashram Rishikesh is the best attraction of Uttarakhand.


Beatles India - Beatles Ashram timings - from 10:00 Am to 5:00 PM and Beatles Ashram Entry fee - ₹ 150 for Indian National, ₹ 600 for Foreign National. There are many stories that roll out that Beatles Ashram is haunted - I say it is not. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Beatles lived in the ashram for a year together. Beatles Maharishi were very close friends, if you look at Beatles Ashram Album " Beatles in India " then you come to know the fact.

  • 01
    DAY 1 : Departure From Ramjhula Bridge
    09.30 AM to 03:30 PM

    Typically the tour starts at 1:30 Pm and finishes at 4:30 pm. This half-day tour runs either between 10 am and 1 pm or 1:30 pm and 4:30 pm. You start the tour by walk from the famous Bridge Ram Jhula. A walk along the banks of the Ganges about 1 km, then you reach the entry point of the Ashram’s Gate & the Ashram is guarded due to the wildlife sanctuary.

    Once you enter the ashram, you immerse into the Igloo-shaped structures. They are designed for the meditation retreat. When you keep walking up and you find a big structure in the center that is gallery "Beatles Albums" & Hall and more further on the left, a Shiva Temple, ashram’s Post Office, the Kitchen area, Printing block area, and Ved Bhavan that is served as Lectures Hall, where Maharishi used to give the lectures on Vedic philosophy every afternoon and evening.

    Later, further, on the right, the residential apartments, specially built for Beatles and other western visitors, and behind, there is the Yoga Hall, attached with 84 concrete-made chambers, is initially called Chaurasi Kutiya, where Maharishi Yogi introduced a course of transcendental meditation for 40 days to Indian Sadhus, Monks, spiritual masters, and seekers.

    Later, You pay a visit to Maharshi Mahesh Yogi’s Bungalow along with a cluster of the Igloo-Shaped small concrete huts that were built especially for the mediation retreat.

    • Specilaized Hoistory Guide
    • Photography Camera
    • Entrance Fees
    • Tea with Snacks in the Aashram
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