The Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ashram got globally acclaimed after Beatles visited this serene place in February 1968 to attend a session of Transcendental Meditation. The visit changed the world's perspective toward Indian spirituality. This visit was also memorable for Beatles as they wrote various songs during this visit most of which gained huge media attention and commercial success.
A quiet session of meditation here will make you fall in love with its spiritual beauty. Though it lacks maintenance and information, this quiet getaway is worth visiting.
The ashram is located in a beautiful spot within the Rajaji National Park with the river Ganga flowing quietly behind it.
Entry charges are 150 Rs for Indians and 600 Rs for foreigners for 3 hours. Vehicle charge of 250 Rs for Indians and 500 Rs for foreigners.
The Beatles Ashram is located in Swargashram area. There is a road from the Ram Jhula which has Gita Bhawan and Parmath Niketan Ashram. At the end of that road, you will see an old closed iron gate of The Beatles Ashram. taxis are easily available from the bus terminal, Railway Station and Airport.
By Air- Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport at the distance 30 km.
By Train- Rishikesh Railway Station is 13 km from Beatles Ashram.