Yoga Tour Retreat Rishikesh

The Yoga Capital of the world

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DESCRIPTION:

This tour with a retreat is designed in such a way to connect body, mind & soul, all moving with same flow of energy in the same direction. Bringing awareness, knowledge of self and rejuvenating the whole.

RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Sivananda Yoga & Meditation classes.

  • Spiritual & Cultural Experience.

  • Escorted Yoga Tour by Yoga Teacher.

  • Visitation to monuments, temples & Beetles ashram or The original, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram.

  • River rafting on Ganges.

  • Ayurveda massage experience.

  • Language of Teaching : English

  • Peace of Mind.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Twin shared accommodation in mentioned hotel or similar.

  • All meals.

  • Air conditioned transport.

  • River rafting on Ganges.

  • Services of Local English speaking guides in Delhi. Satsang + meditation and 1 yoga class per day.

  • Escort & a Master Yoga Teacher.

  • Entry fee at all the monuments/national parks & museums as per the program.

  • All applicable taxes.

What's not included

  • International and domestic flights.

  • Visa fee for India & airport taxes.

  • Expense of personal nature like laundry, telephone calls, fax services, beverages (even during meals), camera fee and video charges at monuments.

  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers or at the restaurants. Porterage (for baggage handling) at the place of stay, airports & railway stations. We have prepared some tipping guidelines for our clients & which may be requested anytime.

  • Insurances of any kind relating to trip (delay or cancellation), baggage (lost or damaged) and medical (medication, consultation or hospitalization).

  • All services which are not mentioned in the trip inclusions.

9 days with instruction in English

YOGA & MOVEMENT

Style: Sivananda Hatha Yoga & Meditation.

Suitable for Beginner`s , intermediate & advanced practitioners.

The yoga sessions will be a balanced combination of poses and a sustained increase awareness of posture to another. Awareness and attention to our breathing are important aspects of the course. Vigilance is always given to the alignment of basic therapeutic principles and postures. Adaptations are available to help individuals understand and work with their individual limitations. Classes are energetically balanced, incorporating a good physical workout, poses soothing and deep relaxation.

WHAT TO BRING

Comfortable clothing for yoga, a yoga mat, a small towel for yoga, an eye pillow (optional), warm clothes, a bathing suit, a robe, shoes or sandals, comfortable shoes.

1/7

$750

09
days
01/01/20-09/01/20
01/02/20-09/02/20
 
Travel route:

Delhi - Rishikesh - Delhi

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RETREAT DETAILS

Day 1, Arrive Delhi, the capital city of India


Arrive at Delhi’s international airport. Our airport representative will be meeting you on arrival (after clearing passport and customs formalities) and shall assist for the transfer to the hotel for check-in.




Day 2, Full day city tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi

Breakfast is at the hotel, followed by a morning tour of New Delhi. We drive past India Gate, a memorial raised in honor of the Indian soldiers who were martyred during the Afghan War. Directly opposite is Rashtrapati Bhawan, once the imperial residence of the British Viceroys, it is now the official residence of the President of India.

To one side is Parliament House, a circular building that is a symbol of Indian democracy. We will also visit Humayun’s Tomb, a sandstone forerunner of the Taj Mahal and Qutab Minar and 11th century victory tower that rises to a height of 73 meters. In the afternoon after lunch we will have sightseeing of Old Delhi. The tour of Old Delhi includes a brief visit to the Red Fort, a huge settlement that contains within it some very beautiful palaces and handsome public buildings.

We drive past Jamma Masjid, one of the largest mosques and a handsome structure that is still a house of worship for devout Muslims. Also visit Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. If time permits, you will also enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride through the silver streets of one of Delhi’s largest marketplaces, Chandni Chowk. Overnight stay at your hotel (Delhi).




Day 3, Drive to Rishikesh (approximately 6 hours)

After Breakfast today we drive to Rishikesh. Lunch en route. Visit Haridwar enroute. On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner. Overnight stay at your hotel (Rishikesh). Haridwar is city in Haridwar district of Uttarakhand state in India. A place where the river Ganges enters in plain areas north India after flowing 250 kms from its origin Gaumukh (Gangotri Glacier).

People from across the India visit for pilgrimage and to take a holy dip into the holy river Ganges. It is an ancient city & one of the most sacred cities in India. The diverse nature of the Hindu religion has attracted foreign visitors from all around the world. Foreigners are always attracted to Haridwar because here they can closely experience India’s complex culture, various Hindu rituals and the ancient civilization.

Rishikesh is located in the north of India in the state of Uttrakhand. It is known as the gateway to the Himalayas and a famous pilgrimage city for Hindus and yogis. The city annually attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists both from India as well as from the western countries. It is home to many yoga centers that can partially look back on a long tradition. Rishikesh therefore has the reputation of being the yoga capital of the world to be.




Day 4, Rishikesh

Yoga schedule
  • 06:00 Satsang in the morning followed by meditation.
  • 07:30 Tea break
  • 08:30 - 10:00 Yoga class.
  • 10:30-12:00 Brunch After brunch at the hotel, noon is free for self-study, holistic & Ayurvedic massages.
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 21:00 Bedtime




Day 5, Rishikesh

  • 06:00 Satsang in the morning followed by meditation.
  • 07:30 Tea break
  • 08:30 - 10:00 Yoga class.
  • 10:30 - 12:00 Brunch After brunch at the hotel, noon is free for self-study, holistic & Ayurvedic massages.
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 21:00 Bedtime.




Day 6, Rishikesh

06:00 Silent walk in the morning

07:30 Tea break

08:30 - 10:00 Yoga class

10:30 - 12:00 Brunch After brunch at the hotel, noon is free for self-study, holistic & Ayurvedic massages.

18:00 Dinner

21:00 Bedtime




Day 7, Rishikesh

  • 06:00 Satsang in the morning followed by meditation.
  • 07:30 Tea break
  • 08:30 -10:00 Yoga class.
  • 10:30 - 12:00 Brunch After brunch at the hotel, noon is free for self-study, holistic & Ayurvedic massages.
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 21:00 Bedtime.




Day 8, River rafting on river ganges, beatles ashram and ganga aarti

After breakfast at the hotel departure to white-water rafting on the Ganges. Visit Laksham Jhula, a long and mighty bridge over the Ganges, which was built in 1939. You will visit various temples in the city along with the famous Beetles ashram or The original, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram. It was abandoned in 1997 and is now back under the control of the forest department.

However, the shells of many buildings, meditation cells and lecture halls can still be seen, including Maharishi’s own house and the guesthouse where the Beatles stayed and apparently wrote much of the White Album.The once-striking art installation called The Beatles Cathedral Gallery has become a graffiti free-for-all, but it’s still worth seeing.It is to be turned into a museum soon. Later in the evening enjoy the Arati ceremony on the banks of the Ganges.Lunch en route & Dinner in the evening Overnight stay at hotel (Rishikesh).




Day 9, Retreat ends and departures

After breakfast,departure to Delhi or further destinations, keeping peace in your heart.





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