International Yoga Festival: A pursuit of unity in divinity

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International Yoga Festival is an annual festival of Yoga training and learning from visitors all across the world. The year 2018 edition of IYF witnessed more than 2000 participants from over 100 countries.

Organized by Parmarth Niketan Ashram of Rishikesh, IYF is a spiritual celebration on the lap of Himalayas. This 7 days festival includes yoga training, practice, kirtan, traditional songs, dance, etc. on the banks of Ganges.

The current edition of the International Yoga Festival will be organized in association with Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.

Important Information

Address: Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Near, Main Market Road, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304

Event Date: March 1-7, 2019

Contact: +91 (135) 244-0070, +91 (135) 243-4301, +91 (135) 243-4302


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International Yoga Festival Registration

You can register for IYF 2019 prior to the event date. The tickets are available on their official website. Click here to go to the IYF 2019 registration page.

How to reach?

You can reach Rishikesh via train, air, or road routes. You can select the most convenient option for you.

Reaching Rishikesh via flight

If you are a domestic traveler, you can land at Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport. Rishikesh is about 35 kilometers from Dehradun. You can hire an intercity cab from Dehradun airport to reach Parmarth Niketan.

However, if you are an international traveler, we suggest hiring an outstation cab from Delhi International airport to Rishikesh towards your destination.

Reaching Rishikesh via train

Haridwar Railway station is nearest from Rishikesh and well connected with many Indian cities. It is about 25 kilometers far and you’ll easily get local private or shared taxis, buses, etc. en route Rishikesh. 

Reaching Rishikesh via road

You may encounter rut in a short stretch en route Rishikesh, however, rest of the road is in good condition. You can travel by bus or cabs to reach Rishikesh.

Intercity cabs Rishikesh

IYF is one of a kind Yoga Festival in the Yoga capital of India – Rishikesh. Those seeking a therapeutic break from routine should attend this event for rejuvenating oneself. For folks living in Southern parts of India, Pondicherry is also a destination for Yoga lovers. In fact, the International Yoga Festival 2019 Pondicherry held in January received great applause from the visitors.

Bonus- You can use their official hashtag – #IYF2019 to get noticed and featured on International Yoga Festival’s official page.

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