Surrounded by the serene and peaceful Himalayan range at Rishikesh, District Dehradun, Uttrakhand, the school is only half an hour's drive from Jolly Grant airport, Dehradun. At Rishikesh holy river Ganges enters the plains of India.
Rishikesh is about 231 km north of Delhi. It is well connected with all parts of India by air, road and rail and is popularly referred to as the gateway to divine places of Uttrakhand.
Rishikesh is Situated 24 km upstream from Haridwar, at the confluence of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga, Rishikesh has long been a spiritual centre. It is said that the sage Raibhya Rishi did severe penance here and as a reward, God appeared to him in the form of Hrishikesh, hence the name. The town of Rishikesh lies in the foothills of the Garhwal region. It is the gateway to the upper Garhwal region and the starting point for pilgrim routes to the four dhams of Uttarakhand - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri & Yamunotri.
The Ganga flows through the town and is worshipped here. After this it descends to the plains at Haridwar. The whole place is considered to be sacred as it is believed that meditation at this place leads to attainment of salvation.
Area : 11.20 sq.km.
Altitude : 356 meters.
Temperature (deg C): Summer -Max.44.4,Min.29
Winter - Max.32.2, Min.18.3.
Clothing : Summer- Cotton & tropical
Winter- Heavy woollen.
Languages Spoken : Garwali, Hindi, Punjabi, English.
Best Season : Throughout the Year.
How to reach Rishikesh
Air : The nearest airport is Dehradun (Jolly Grant), 16 kms from Rishikesh. Indian Airlines operates from Delhi to Dehradun (Jolly Grant).
Rail: Rishikesh is connected by rail via Haridwar (24 kms), to Howrah, Bombay, Delhi, Lucknow, Varanasi, Dehradun and other cities.
Road: By road Rishikesh to Haridwar 24 kms, Dehradun 47 kms, Mussoorie 77 kms, Badrinath 301 kms (Son Prayag), Kedarnath 228 kms, Gangotri 258 kms, Yamunotri 288 kms (Hanuman Chatti), Srinagar 105 kms, Joshimath 252 kms.
Bus Services: Rishikesh is connected by bus with Agra, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Jaipur,Pushkar,Dehradun,Haridwar, etc.