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High Bank-Peasants Cottage
Accommodation with a Difference

High Bank Peasants Cottage. Kate Winselet of Titanic fame stayed  at High Bank Peasants Cottage during her visit to Rishikesh

Situated on the outskirts of busy Rishikesh town this is the best choice for Budget tourists. It is located 3 kms from Rishikesh near Laxman Jhula area on a hill at higher elevation from the town. The Guest House has clean rooms with attached baths / hot water, nice gardens, & good balcony over looking the forest, the Ganges  and the far town area .

The guest house has Himalayan  cyber Café & Travel desk providing all the information, yoga classes, rafting ,trekking, and wild life safari trips at the best rates.  There are German bakeries and excellent restaurants for the westerners in the surroundings as well. The main tourist area on  the  banks of holy Ganges are with 5 minutes walk. As the Guest house is on the edge of the reserve forest one can make excellent nature walks around.                                  

Yoga : HBPC has experienced & dedicated yoga teachers . One can take very good yoga & meditation classes & Yoga Retreats/courses of 3nights 04 days & 6 nights 07 days. For all inclusive yoga courses please write to us himalayas@vsnl.com    with exact dates of your arrival in Rishikesh.

Ayurveda & Massages: “Kaya Kalpa “ HBPC has a small Spa with best Ayurevedic doctors who can give the therapies and  messages the most traditional way on very nominal prices.

Yoga on the banks of Ganga . Saints performing  Pranayama.   Our New High Bank Himalayan Retreat.  Rafting on Ganga


Type of Room                                        Room Only        Bed & Breakfast           Bed, Breakfast & Dinner

Standard  Single                                        12                          14                                       17

Standard Double                                        14                          18                                       24

Deluxe Single   Air-conditioned                 18                           20                                      24

Deluxe Double  Air-conditioned                20                           24                                      30

Super Dlx Sgl    Air Conditioned                30                            32                                     36

Super Dlx  Dbl   Air-conditioned                35                            39                                     47

Extra Bed                                                    4                             6                                         9

Above tariff is inclusive of all applicable taxes .

High Bank Peasants Cottage is recommended by most of the travel guide books as well as lonely Planet India bookHBPC  has its own dairy products and  grow own bio vegetables.

HBPC has travel desk of Garhwal Himalayan (Adventure) Explorations, the pioneer company offering trekking and rafting trips in Himalayas, recommended by all the travel guides including the lonely planet.  

HBPC has its own fleet of brand new cars/Tata Sumo and Toyota Qualis and can provide you pick ups and drop from Airport /Hotel  in Delhi & from Railway station in Haridwar or vice versa.

For bookings and other information:

Telephone: 00 91 135 2433478, 2438728, ,After Office : 2431167, 2442267

Cell: 098 370 555 78 , 94120 50478  Fax:  00 91  135   2431654

E Mail: himalayanretreat@sancharnet.in ,    himalayas@sancharnet.in  &    himalayas@vsnl.com

Visit Us: www.himalayanretreat.com   www.thegarhwalhimalayas.com      www.rishikesh.org 

Reservation of Rooms: To hold the room bookings on definte basis, 100% deposit is required. Which you can send by western union money transfer or order your bank to send the money to our accounts. In case you can not send the money, we will note down your booking and give you preference if we have rooms vacant, you can take a chance upon arrival .

Best Located Guest Houses        River side  Luxury Camps         &         Himalayan Retreats


Travel From Delhi to Haridwar/ Rishkesh

Situated on the foothills of Himalayas where the holy Ganges enters the plains of India- -Rishikesh is north of Delhi about 231 Kms.

Take a Car : It takes 6 hrs. +_ 30 minutes to drive  ( One way )

We will be happy to send our cars to pick you up from either Airport or any hotel in Delhi. GHE has fleet of brand new cars with handpicked drivers, well trained to drive westerners in India.

                                       Small Car

Tata Indica / Ambassador  Car

Large Car

Toyota Qualis / Tavera

Non Air-conditioned

Rs. 3489.00

Rs. 5489.00

Air Conditioned

Rs. 3989.00

Rs. 5989.00

There is 10 % Govt. Service  tax applicable to the above cost.  Please add  Rs. 200 parking fee for the pickups from the airport.

Take a Train : There are morning and evening trains for Delhi to Haridwar (A bigger town 21 kms before Rishkesh) . On can take a bus, car from Railway station or ask us to send the car to pick you  up from Haridwar Railway Station.

Morning Train : Every Day

Shatabdi Express .

Delhi to Haridwar Departure New Delhi  0710 AM          Arrival Haridwar      11:20  AM

Haridwar to Delhi  Departure Haridwar 0610 PM            Arrival  New Delhi:  10: 30  PM

Air-conditioned & Tea/ Coffee & Breakfast on Board included in the ticket. Tourist Class  Rs.  500.00   Executive Class   Rs. 1000.00

Evening Train: Days of Operation- Everyday except Sundays

Jan Shatabdi Express  

Train no.        Sector          Dep        Arrival
2055        New Delhi- Haridwar   15:30       21:10   (Arrival at Haridwar at 19:21Hrs)

2056        Haridwar-New Delhi    05:10       11:05   (Dep from Haridwar at 06:20hrs)
Fare:      Sector               Class                             Fare
Haridwar-Delhi     AC Chair Car                   Rs.385/ (Same for Return)
Haridwar-Delhi     2nd Seating(Non AC)      Rs.157/ (Same for Return)

Overnight Train :Every Day

Mussorie Express: Departure Old Delhi 1100 PM   Arrival Haridwar 0635  AM

III Class Aircon Sleeper Rs.385.00    2nd Class Airocn Rs. 618.00       Ist  Class Aircon Rs. 1178.00

Haridwar  to  Delhi- Departure Haridwar 1100 PM Arrival Old Delhi: 0635 Hrs

We charge Rs. 100.00 per person per ticket for trains as our services charges.

Transfer from Haridwar Railway Station                                Small Car (1-3 Persons)        LargeCar ( 2-6 Persons )

Arrival transfer from Haridwar Railway Station to High Bank Pesants Cottage / Rishikesh Non AC       Rs. 590/- Per Car       990/- Per Car

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All above costs for cars & train are one way only

For Further Information & Bookings please contact:

Garhwal Himalayan Explorations  Pvt. Ltd.

The pioneer Tour operator in Himalayas for individuals & groups

About us

Garhwal Himalayan Explorations is a pioneer company specialized in trekking, rafting, Yoga Retreats, & Yatra (Pilgrimage) tours in Uttarakhand. Handling maximum number of foreign and domestic tourists coming to Uttarankhand (Garhwal) Himalayas for trekking, rafting, pilgrimage, yoga retreats   & special interest tours, GHE has its own fleet of brand new cars, jeeps, and mini buses with  latest world class rafting &  trekking equipment.

GHE has its own hotels &  best located guest houses camps & Retreats,  and do not sublet its clients to other operators.  GHE has

World Class Rafting & Trekking equipment.
High Bank  Peasants Cottage : Best located hotels and guest houses in Rishikesh
Ganga Nature Camp – Rafting Beach at Brahmpuri.
High Bank Himalayan Retreat On the Ganges -  Nature resort at Shivpuri where luxury is blended with pure  nature.
Himalayan  Heights – High Himalayan camp amidst thick cedar forest with breathtaking view of 180 degrees.
   Degrees view of the Himalayan peaks.

Fleet of brand new cars, jeeps & mini buses.
Above all -Team of dedicated experienced professionals working with the company for more than 19 years.





Trips Since 1989

Safety first  Adventures in Ultimate Eco  Friendly  Environment

Active Member

Uttranchal’s Finest Outdoors – The State Tourism Outfitters Association
Indian Association of Professional Rafting Outfitters
Adventure Tour Operators Association of India

Write Us:

Garhwal Himalayan Explorations  Pvt. Ltd.

Opp. Union Bank of India , Kailash Gate, Muni Ki Reti
Rishikesh-249201 ( Garhwal Himalayas)  Uttaranchal 

Call  Us:  +91  135 – 244 22 67, 244 26 67, 24 33 478
Cell No.
&  + 94120 50478 ( Rajeev
)  +94017 97790 (Krishna )
Fax us :
+ 91 135 244 2888 

Emergency Telephone Numbers : +91 135  243 1167
+98 370  555 78  (Rajeev)
, +94120 55 399  (Seema), +94 120 56687 (Daulat)

E Mail: himalayas@vsnl.com  or  himalayas@bsnl.in or info@rishikesh.in
Visit us :
www.thegarhwalhimalayas.com     or    www.thehimalayas.in or www.gahrwalhimalayas.in
www.rishikesh.org      or    www.rishikesh.in

The Base:
To give personalized services, our specialized tours are only  in Garhwal Himalayas, ( Uttarakhand) with our base in Rishikesh the gate way to Garhwal Himalayas.

Branch Offices : To make the operations smooth we have branch offices in

Joshimath & Utterkashi

Explore: Well planned trips to show you the best in the area 
Enjoy: Best holidays with unbeatable services & value to your money
Conserve Your Traveling with us helps conserve the Himalayas as GHE contributes a great deal to it. 

  Garhwal Himalayan Explorations Pvt. Ltd