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Rishikesh Wellness Retreat

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,343

Located in the tranquil Himalayas, overlooking the peaceful Ganges, Rishikesh is the perfect place for a wellness and spiritual retreat.


Rishikesh is a small town north of Delhi. It is scenically located where the Ganges River comes down from the Himalayas. It became famous when the Beatles visited the Maharishi's ashram and is still known as the world capital of Yoga. There are many Yoga centres and ashrams to be found here. It is also the gateway to the Himalayas. 

Fly to Dehradun from Delhi and transfer by road to Rishikesh in time for the holy Ganga Aarti Ceremony. The following day will be one spent discovering Rishikesh including the Mansa Devi Temple situated on a hilltop and considered a must for visiting pilgrims. 

The following day is free to devote yourself, if so inclined, to practice yoga, meditate, attend a Vedanta class (a type of Yoga), enjoy an Ayurvedic wellness treatment all at additional costs or simply soak up the atmosphere of this unique holy place. 


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,343

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Delhi

Transfer from your Delhi hotel to the airport for your flight to Dehradun (flight not included), located near Rishikesh. Upon arrival transfer to the Ananda in the Himalayas. Rishikesh is well known as a spiritual and meditative destination, and also for its beautiful landscape. Surrounded by hills (the Lesser Himalayas) on three sides is the holy Ganges river, making Rishikesh the perfect place for a wellness and spiritual retreat. Later this evening you will be picked up and taken to the picturesque Parmarth Niketan Ashram to the witness the holy Ganga Aarti Ceremony. The aarti is a ritual of worshipping the Ganga (river Ganges). Around 50 to 100 people visit the aarti daily and it is a relatively quiet affair. Sit peacefully and watch the ritual or join the crowds singing Bhajans. Return to your hotel for overnight.

Duration3 Days
Accommodation

Ananda In The Himalayas

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    Ananda In The Himalayas



    The Ananda In The Himalayas Resort guarantees guests a pleasant stay whether in Rishikesh for business or pleasure. Only 35 km away, this 5-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city's top attractions: ...

    The Ananda In The Himalayas Resort guarantees guests a pleasant stay whether in Rishikesh for business or pleasure. Only 35 km away, this 5-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city's top attractions: Lakshman Jhula Bridge, Swarg Ashram, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram.

    Whether you are a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as golf course (on site), massage, steamroom, sauna, hot tub. Whatever your reason for visiting Rishikesh, the Ananda In The Himalayas Resort is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.

    The Ananda in the Himalayas is an oasis of restoration, rejuvenation, and peace.

    Facilities

    • Fitness Centre
    • Golf
    • Lounge(s)
    • Massage Treatments
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Swimming Pool

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Day 2

Rishikesh

Today you will be met and taken on a tour of the surrounding area. Explore the landmark iron suspension bridge, called Lakshman Jhula that runs over the Ganges. It was built in 1939, and the view from the bridge itself is panoramic. Also visit Bharat Mandir, one of the oldest temples in Rishikesh, located in the heart of the city and the Ram Jhula suspension bridge. Also visit Triveni Ghat, the main bathing ghat in Rishikesh where every morning several devotees take a dip in the holy waters of the Ganges. This afternoon drive to Haridwar, one of the seven holiest places to Hindus. Haridwar is a vegetarian city and alcohol-free city by law. Here explore the hilltop Chandi Devi Temple, constructed in 1929 A.D. by the King of Kashmir, Suchat Singh. Chandi Devi Temple is accessible by a ropeway which is 740 mts and at a height of 208 meters. Also visit Har Ki Pauri which is believed to be the exit point of the Ganges from the mountains and entry into the plains. Return to Rishikesh..

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Day 3

Rishikesh

Enjoy a full day at leisure to practice yoga, meditate, attend a Vedanta class; or receive an Ayurvedic wellness treatment at your hotel (additional cost, booked directly).

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Day 4

Rishikesh to Delhi

You will be met and transferred to the airport for your flight back to Delhi (flight not included). Services end at the Delhi airport.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights at the deluxe Ananda in the Himalayas
  • Private transfers
  • Day tour
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Complimentary yoga.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

TB TRAVELWDEL0216SG: RWR 2
30 Sep 2017
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