Travel Directions via Public Transportation


We look forward to your visit to Aloka Vihara, and are happy to assist you to travel via public transportation.
The vihara is located 25 minutes southeast of Placerville, California, about midway between
Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe.

Depending on the day you wish to travel, choose a way to Sacramento from one of the following options:

Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday:
Amtrak, Megabus, Flixbus, various airlines

Saturday & Sunday:
Amtrak, various airlines

Monday & Tuesday:
The vihara is not open for guest arrivals or departures.

The next step is to get from Sacramento to the Placerville area, where we can pick you up. Below are several public transport options from which to choose. Alternatively, you could take a shuttle, taxi, or Uber/Lyft service from Sacramento directly to the vihara.

When departing the vihara, there are two public transportation options from the Placerville area back to Sacramento. Those options are also mentioned below.