Meditation Retreats in Rishikesh, India – Beginner FAQs

Besides 200 hrs YTT certification, Ekattva is also widely known for hosting meditation retreats in Rishikesh, India. A healthy number of yoga enthusiasts across the world visit us every year for rejuvenation and relaxation through yoga, meditation, and spirituality.

Being one of the most renowned yoga schools in Rishikesh, we get yoga and meditation retreat related queries on daily basis from solo travelers, couples, and families. Hence, we thought why shouldn’t share the most frequently-asked-questions with our readers in a FAQ blog?

Here are the most frequently asked questions from the leading yoga retreat studio for beginners and couples:

1. What is the duration of Yoga and meditation Retreat in Rishikesh, India?

The duration of the most popular yoga and meditation retreat at Ekattva is 6 Nights and 7 Days. We also host shorter weekend retreats at our yoga school along with a special Women-only retreat. In short, our yoga and meditation retreats will fit schedule of even the busiest.   

2. Is Ekattva’s Yoga and meditation Retreat suitable for beginners?

Yes, our yoga and meditation retreat is suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. Yoga beginners from across the world visit Ekattva throughout the year to join our relaxing retreats and get acquainted with the ancient art.   

3. Where is Ekattva Yogshala located? I want to join a retreat somewhere relaxing.

Our yoga and meditation retreat facility is situated in serene surroundings of Upper Tapovan under the benevolent eyes of mother Kunjapuri Shaktipeeth, which is a holy shrine devoted to the Divine Feminine. Our studio is away from the crowded commercial area of Rishikesh, and hence promises the best of nature. Here is the full Address:

Ekattva Yogshala, Landmark Watertank, Upper Tapovan, Rishikesh -249192, Uttarakhand, India

4. We are a couple and want to join Ekattva’s yoga and meditation retreats together. Are couples allowed?

Yes, couples are very much welcome to join our yoga and meditation retreat in Rishikesh. In fact, we encourage couples to join our weekly meditation retreat to reconnect with their inner self. Ekattva also offers special couple discounts from time to time.

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5. How to reach Rishikesh? Which airport is the nearest?

Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is the nearest Airport to Rishikesh, which is approximately 35 kilometers away. Popular carriers like Air India, Spice Jet, and Jet Airways have regular flights from New Delhi to Dehradun.

6. What is the course fee of yoga and meditation retreats in Rishikesh, India? Is it fully residential?

The course fee of weeklong yoga and meditation retreat in Rishikesh, India is USD 315. All our retreat programs are fully residential program, meaning that the fee covers stay at our guest house, healthy vegetarian meals, yoga props, guided tours and more.

7. How qualified are the yoga teachers at Ekattva Yogshala?

We have a team of university educated and highly experienced teachers & practitioners for 200 hrs yoga teacher training as well as meditation retreats. Our dedicated experts will help you gain a deeper understanding of yoga philosophy, meditation practices, and spiritual rejuvenation. Learn more about our teachers.

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8. What are the highlights of Ekattva’s yoga and meditation Retreats?

Ekattva Yogshala offers one of the finest yoga and meditation Retreats in Rishikesh, India. Besides Yoga asanas and meditation practice, our retreat also brings:

  • Hawan (purifying Vedicfire ritual) and mantra chanting
  • yoga asana for general health
  • Meditation and Yognidra
  • Ayurvedic massage
  • Local sight seeing
  • Outdoor activities
  • Much more

9. When is the new next batch of yoga and meditation retreat starting?

Our 7-day yoga and meditation retreats are weekly in nature. New retreat batch starts every Monday. Yoga lovers, couples, vacationers and working professionals join our affordable and therapeutic yoga and meditation retreats in Rishikesh, India. Weekend retreats kick off every weekend as well. Interested in women-only Shakti retreat? Drop an email at to inquire.

10. What students think about your yoga and meditation retreat? Are there any reviews?

Of course, there are! Our yoga students and retreat attendees have reviewed us on Facebook, Google Places, and website as well. Check out this page to learn what students think about us.

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Join yoga & meditation retreat in Rishikesh, India

Ekattva Yogshala hosts relaxing meditation retreats in India for couples, solo travelers, and working professionals that are popular amongst yoga community. To become part of our yoga and meditation retreats being hosted in the birthplace of yoga, send an email at or call at +918447045597.

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