Yoga And Meditation Tour. Get set for a life-changing experience and achieve spiritual peace. The tour takes you to various enchanting locations like Haridwar, Uttarkashi, and Rishikesh that have become prominent centers for yoga and meditation.
Day 01: Namaste & welcome to Delhi
Arrive in New Delhi.
Assistance on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Check-in time is 12 noon.
Delhi as the capital of India Delhi is the seat of administration and the monuments which tell the saga of a bygone era to stand there. These icons are a testimony to the grandeur of the past and also an attraction for the tourists. With an area of 1483 sq. Kms, Delhi is all set to acquire full statehood. The charm of Delhi has attracted Emperors, Conquerors and poor in equally. It is correctly said that Delhi is a land of 'Dilwalas' or for people with heart. This phrase acquires a true color when one goes around the lanes of Delhi. Delhi-- a window to the kaleidoscope that is India.
Overnight at your hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
Morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting - the Red Fort (outside) Jama Masjid which is considered the biggest in India, Chandni Chowk - a typical Bazaar with narrow lanes and traditional traders Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
Afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi visiting War Memorial Arch-India Gate, Parliament House, Qutub Minar-built in the 12th century and Humayun’s Tomb.
Overnight at your hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh by surface (250 km / 06 hrs)
Morning proceeds to Rishikesh en route visiting Haridwar and transfer to your ashram.
Haridwar or 'the Gateway to the Gods' is one of the seven holiest places according to Hindu mythology, as the Gods are believed to have left their footprints in Haridwar. Due to its geographical location too, Haridwar stands as the gateway to the other three important pilgrimages of Uttrakhand namely, Rishikesh, Badrinath, and Kedarnath. Referred to as Mayapuri, Gangadwar, and Mokshadwar in the ancient scriptures and epics, Haridwar has always remained a major pilgrimage for the Hindus.
Rishikesh is a peaceful town and is also one of the holiest towns of India. There is a mystical air about the place. A famous center for yoga (mystical and spiritual training) and meditation, the town is ted with numerous ashrams which offer yoga and meditation courses. A few of the ashrams in and around Rishikesh are like Muni Ki Reti, Mahesh Yogi Ashram, Parmarth Ashram, Shanti Kunj, Maa Anand Mai Ashram, etc.
Later spent on briefing of day routine.
Overnight at your Ashram.
Day 04 to Day 07: Rishikesh (ashram)
A Typical Day At Ashram
05.30 a.m to 06.30 a.m Meditation Classes
07.00 a.m to 08.00 a.m Yoga Classes
08.15 a.m Breakfast
12.00 noon Lunch
15.00 p.m to 15.5 p.m Lecture
16.00 p.m Tea
16.30 p.m to 19.00 p.m Yoga & Meditation Classes
19.30 p.m Dinner
Day 08: Rishikesh – Shivpuri by surface (20 km / 30 min)
Morning proceeds to Shivpuri en route visiting the countryside and transfer to Camp.
After a welcome drink & acclimatization briefing about the whole schedule. Later in afternoon jungle walk in the reserve forest around the camp.
Overnight in camp.
Day 09: Shivpuri
Early morning wake up for Yoga Class followed by relaxation of body & mind. After Yogic breakfast drive to Byasi/Kaudiyala for rafting up to Shivpuri.
Overnight in camp.
Day 10: Shivpuri
Early morning wake up for one and half hour drive to Hindolakhal and further trek to Kunjapuri. The trek goes through thick forest till you reach the top i.e. Kunjapuri. After exploring the area for some time, join the class for Asanas, relaxation & meditation. Witness the sunrise on Greater Himalayan peaks and afterward trace your steps back to camp.
Evening free for relaxation and enjoy a nature walk. Overnight in camp.
Day 11: Shivpuri – Delhi
Early morning advance Yoga class with question answer session helping in assessment of change in personality during the course. After breakfast raft down from Shivpuri to Rishikesh assessing leadership qualities, team spirit and training for rescue.
Later proceed to Delhi en route visiting the countryside and transfer to your hotel.
Evening free for independent activities. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 12: Delhi – Onward destination by Flight
Transfer to airport in time to board flight for onward destination. Check-out time is 12 noon