12 Days - Yoga Tour Haridwar & Rishikesh
Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh - Shivpuri - Delhi
This tour lives up to its name as it is crafted to give the much needed relaxation to your body physically and mentally. The age old yogic science combined with soul cleansing meditation art will make you experience ecstasy at its best. A holy excursion of two sacred cities in Uttarakhand will be an add on.
The main highlight of the tour will obviously be the stay at Ashrams where you will be taught about yoga and its usage and also the art of meditation. The impact of the stay will be such that you will give a serious thought on incorporating these two in your daily lifestyle. Haridwar and Rishikesh will be visited where the tranquil atmosphere will make you feel ultimate bliss and last but not the least, rafting at Shivpuri will surely give you an adrenaline rush!
First day will be marked with your arrival at Delhi, the capital city of India. Check in to a hotel with the kind assistance of our staff and then relax for the whole day. After spending the day at leisure, sleep well with sweet dreams at the hotel in Delhi. Enquire About This Trip
Post breakfast at the hotel, embark on a sightseeing tour of Delhi starting with the tourist attractions of New Delhi like the Lotus Temple (temple of Baha’i faith), India Gate (All India War Memorial), secretariat buildings on Rajpath, the Parliament House, the grand President’s house, Birla Temple etc. Later in the afternoon, transfer to the other part of city i.e. Old Delhi which was the power centre of Mughal empire. See the Red Fort, Jama Masjid and busy streets of Chandni Chowk market over here. Evening light and sound show at Red Fort. Night stay at Delhi.
Come dawn, check out from the hotel in Delhi and board a train to Haridwar, the holy city in North India and a very important Hindu Pilgrimage site. Check in to a hotel on arrival after which you will be taken for a city tour exploring various scenic sites and ashrams in Rishikesh. The ashrams in Haridwar have received world fame for being centres of Yoga, meditation and philosophical studies. Back to the hotel in Haridwar for night stay.
Three days will be spent at the Ashram in Rishikesh. Each day will be well planned and a strict schedule will be followed starting from waking up at 5:30 a.m. for a mediation class. This will be followed by a one hour yoga class starting from 7:00 a.m. You will be served breakfast at 8:15 a.m. after which your time goes in complete relaxation. Afternoon meal at 12:00 p.m. which will be followed by a lecture at 3:00 p.m. and evening tea at 4:00 p.m. Then there will be a two and half hours yoga and meditation class starting from 4:30 p.m. and finally dinner at 7:30 p.m.
After three reposeful days at the Ashram, check out to leave for Shivpuri. Transfer to a hotel on arrival with the help of our officials and then gear up for a walk through the forest reserve. Return to the hotel for dinner. Enjoy the campfire and overnight stay in Shivpuri.
Welcome the morning with a smile and then attend the yoga class which will be followed by a hearty breakfast. A road trip will then take you to Byasi/Kaudiyala. Here we have put river rafting adventure sport for you in the itinerary. (Before venturing in the waters for rafting check for the safety equipments and follow the safety instructions properly). Go off board to have a luscious lunch at the camp resort. Restful meditation will give you the much needed relaxation in the evening. Conclude the day nicely with a campfire and peaceful night stay.
Morning a one and half hour drive will convey you to Hindolakhal. On arrival start for a jungle trek to Kunjapuri. Walking through the lush green woods, arrive at Kunjapuri to attend the yogic and meditation sessions. Watch the mesmerising sunrise over the snow capped Himalayas after which come down to camp resort to have lunch. An exciting wild excursion at Chilla afterwards. Dinner and night stay at the camp resort.
On day eleventh, an advance level yoga class will be there on the schedule for you after which a question answer session will help you identify the changes that you have undergone during the last ten days spent at the tour. Rafting will take you back to Rishikesh. Lunch will be arranged for you at Brahampuri. Spend rest of the time easing out and then board a train to Delhi. Check in at a hotel on arrival and night stay at Delhi.
Reach the airport in time to catch the flight for onward destination/your hometown. Take back loads of happy memories along!