Rishikesh in the foothill of Himalaya on the banks of river Ganga is the entry point for Tehri and Pauri region of Garhwal in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is ,known as gateway to Garhwal Himalaya, and, Yoga Center of India. In year 1968, The Beatles visited Maharshi Mahesh Yogi ashram here in search of peace and tranquility .So many other well known artists have also visited Rishikesh . There are many Ashram’s and lodges apart from big Hotels for Comfortable stay for every section of society. These Ashram, Like Sri Jairam Ashram on Triveni Ghat, are not only for staying but they provide training in Yoga, Vedic studies, Sanskrit language also. Patanjali , the famous Ayurvedic medicine and Yoga Institute, has their center here. Good and affordable food is no issue here.