How to get here

The Ashram is located just outside the village of Rajpur in the Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest town is Bahjoi, which has a train station and is only about 4 km away. Bahjoi is on the main route between Agra/Aligarh/Mathura and Moradabad.

By road, distances to a few main cities are:

Delhi 170 km
Agra 170 km
Mathura/Vrindavan 150 km
Aligarh 85 km
Haridwar 200 km
Meerut 135 km
Sambhal 2O km


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Here’s a list with places and some information on how to get to the Ashram from there. With trains, make sure that you take a mail or express, as passenger trains are very slow! For exact train numbers and timings, visit the Indian railways website. Or take a look at this list of trains going to Chandausi

– From Delhi: From the Anand Bihar bus stand there are several daily buses to Badaun stopping in Bahjoi. Otherwise, take a bus to Moradabad or Sambhal and continue from there. Another option is the trains to Chandausi or one of the several trains to Moradabad.
– From Ajmer (Pushkar): You can take the daily Pooja Express (2pm) to Delhi (10pm), from there, you can take the 11:50pm train to Chandausi. Even without a reserved seat, it is mostly possible to jump into the sleeper class. But if you want to be sure to have a bed, make a reservation! By bus, you can go all the way up tp Mathura or Aligarh, or to Jaipur and onwards to Mathura or Aligarh from there.
– From Aligarh: Every bus going to Moradabad (and there are many) pass through Bahjoi.
– From Amritsar: Many trains go to Moradabad, and the Howrah Express (18:15) takes you straight to Chandausi (05:30).
– From Allahabad: Many trains going to Delhi pass through Moradabad, and the Sangam Express (17:45) takes you straight to Chandausi (05:50).
– From Varanasi: Many trains going to Delhi pass through Moradabad, and the Amritsar Express (08:45) takes you straight to Chandausi (21:22).
– From Kolkata: Many trains going from Howrah to Delhi pass through Moradabad, and the Amritsar Express (14:00) drops you in Chandausi (21:22) the next day.
– From Lucknow: The best train is the Amritsar Exp (13049), which leaves Lucknow at 15:45 and arrives in Chandausi at 21:22. The Sadbhawna Exp (14007 – 18:50>00:10) and the Ljn Cdg Express (15011 – 22:55>03:27) also take you to Chandausi, but their timing isn’t as good. Many trains can take you to Moradabad from Lucknow
– From Dehra Dun: There are several daily trains to Moradabad, and the daily Link Express (13:20) takes you straight to Bahjoi (20:10). Plenty of buses go to Moradabad every day.
– From Haridwar: There are several daily trains to Moradabad, and the daily Link Express (14:50) takes you straight to Bahjoi (20:10). Plenty of buses go to Moradabad every day.
– From Agra: You can take the bus to Moradabad, which makes a stop in Bahjoi. Parts of the road are in pretty bad condition, though. So if you’re leaving in the evening time, it’s probably better to take the nighttrain from Tundla station, a few miles outside of Agra (see below). You can take a bus or (shared) riksha to get to Tundla.
– From Tundla: There’s a daily train (nr 4133) running at 1:40 am and arriving in Chandausi at 5:50 am.
– From the Kumaon region: From Haldwani, which is the main stopping point for travel to or from the Kumaon, there are several trains and many buses to Moradabad. Some buses from Almora and Nainital go straight to Moradabad.

– From Moradabad: There is a separate bus stand for buses that serve on the road to Agra. Any bus headed for Agra will stop in Bahjoi (about 2hrs) There are also buses to Chandausi (1h30, see below) and several trains to Chandausi and Bahjoi.
– From Sambhal: There are many buses to Bahjoi, and the ones going to Agra all make a stop in Bahjoi (30 min). To get to Rajpur from Sambhal, it is not necessary to go all the way to Bahjoi. About 3 km before the Bahjoi bypass, on the ‘Partabhpur crossing’, the road to the left goes straight to Rajpur. You can walk the remaining 2 km or wait for somebody to take you along.
– From Chandausi: There are many buses and a few trains trains that cover the 20 km between Chandausi and Bahjoi.

Most routes to the Ashram will pass through Bahjoi. From there you can take a taxi, riksha or horse cart to Rajpur. Or you can simply give us a call and we’ll pick you up. It’s also possible to take a bus to Sambhal and get off about 2 km behind the Bahjoi bypass on the ‘Partabhpur crossing’. The road to the right goes to Rajpur. You can walk the 2 km by foot or wait for somebody to take you along.

Don’t hesitate to call us in case you need some more information.