Frequently Asked questions


To become a certified yoga teacher, you must successfully complete a yoga teacher training course and show competence in your ability to teach a yoga class. Find out what the suggested minimum requirements for yoga teachers are at: yoga alliance page also lists training programs and yoga schools that meet their minimum standards.
Yes, world peace Yoga School (RYS 200) is a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance, USA for providing internationally recognized yoga teacher training certifications in India. All our yoga teacher training graduates can register online at Yoga Alliance® website.
Submit your application online or download it and send it to us by email. Once your application is processed, we'll send you a mail asking you to pay US$ 200 as booking amount through PayPal. Please note that booking amount is non-refundable advance towards the course fee with an option to switch from one batch to another within 12 months of your current booking. Remaining fee needs to be paid after your arrival at our centre.
We are accepting credit card payments for booking amounts. Remaining fees can be paid either in cash or by TCs. If you opt for paying your remaining fees by credit card then additional 3% will be charged as transaction fee. You can also use your ATM debit cards (Master/Visa/Electron) to withdraw cash in Rishikesh.
You don't need to pay extra money as our course fee includes food and accommodation. You'll be provided a private room with all the basic amenities like attached bathroom, 24 hours water supply, hot water in the mornings & evenings etc.
In order to attend the orientation program, one should arrive at least a day before starting of the course. On the first day at 10 am the Course will start with yoga ritual. On last day of the course, graduation ceremony takes place and it finishes by 7 p.m., therefore, departure should be planned one day after completion of the course.

You should apply strictly for a tourist visa and purpose of your visit to India should be travel or tourism (yoga and ayurveda retreats in Rishikesh, visiting TAJ in Agra etc.). Invitation letter is not required for tourist visa. Please do not mention about joining a yoga course on your visa application form to avoid any complication. You cannot get study or yoga visa by registering for our course. Contact details of Indian embassy in your country can be found here.

In general, visa expiry date is counted from the day visa is issued. Please verify it with the concerned embassy. Try to apply for your visa 2 or 3 weeks before your travel date.

Delhi airport to Rishikesh by car is a 6 hours journey. We have a transportation package of US$ 150 which will cover your airport pick-up, transfer from Delhi to Rishikesh and after completion of the course transfer from Rishikesh to Delhi. One way transportation i.e. Delhi airport to Rishikesh can also be availed for US$ 85. In case, your flight arrives in the night and if you want to stay overnight in Delhi, airport pick-up cost will be US$ 25 and a reasonably good accommodation at a hotel in Delhi can be arranged for US$ 40 or 50. Our travel arrangements are executed under the supervision of professsionals and we are always ready with a back-up plan, in case of emergencies. Another good option is to travel by train (airport to New Delhi train station by car, then by train to Haridwar and from Haridwar to Rishikesh by car). Travel by bus is quite cheap but a bit inconvenient for first time visitors.

Cheap hotels can also be found in Delhi (Main Bazar, Paharganj area) for USD 10~20. From Delhi airport to Paharganj can be reached by airport metro express in less than 20 minutes and it costs less than US$ 2.

Yes, it is provided you plan it properly. Our recommendations would be not to get lured by unknown people offering cheap options etc.
If you prefer to bring your own laptop then you can avail our wireless internet connection freely.
No. It is provided at the center. Bring things which are personal in nature e.g. towels, toiletries, mobiles, camera, laptops etc.
White color clothes are recommended. Try to avoid black color clothes. Modest dressing is highly recommended.
April to August - hot & rainy weather - light cotton clothes are recommended. October to March - weather in Rishikesh varies from pleasant to cold and woolen clothes, jackets etc. are recommended. December and January are the coldest months in Rishikesh and we don't provide room heaters.
Washing machine is not available. In general, most students wash their under garments, socks etc. in their rooms. Laundry service is available and it's quite cheap (rates vary from US$ 1~2 for 5 to 10 pieces of clothes).
Any particular vaccination is not rerequired. Bringing mosquito repellants, lotions etc. are recommended. However, it is always a good idea to connect with your healthcare practitioner to see if he/she recommend anything for your trip. If you'd like, we can recommend herbal supplements that are helpful to take along the journey as well!
We accept 15 to 20 students in each batch of TTC.
Food provided at our center is 100% vegetaian but not vegan. It can be arranged provided you inform the chef about it well in advance.
It depends on the course you are planning to enroll in. Our prices and course descriptions are outlined on our Schedule and Fees page
Yes, with advanced notice we will arrange for someone to deliver you to Rishikesh directly from the airport, bus or train station. Upon arriving in Rishikesh we will provide you with directions for walking a short distance to our school.
We have taken extra precautions by hiring a dedicated staff to prepare each and every meal at the school. When eating outside of the school which is possible then you may take additional precautions as recommended by travel guides and your physician.
Spring in Rishikesh runs from mid-February through late May, and intermittent rainfall is common during this season. Summer temperatures increase between June and August, with June and July typically quite dry. Monsoon season starts in late July, and it lasts through the middle of September. Winter lasts from October to February and can get pretty cold and windy. You should plan to dress accordingly.

In case you haven't found the answer for your question please feel free to contact us, our customer support will be happy to help you.