DatesStart Date: 21/06/2020
LocationParmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh
Busy with the hectic life, everyone requires a recreational tour at least once. Yoga is one of the most recreational things one can indulge in, and being taught by the masters is definitely an experience of its own. And if you get to visit a few other beautiful places, the trip has no flaws at all.
This tour covers Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Shivpuri, each of the places known for uniqueness and unmissable things and experiences. From the various monuments and lip smacking food dishes of Delhi, to the pink architectures and handicrafts of Jaipur, to the wonderful Taj Mahal, to the water activities and yoga sessions amidst the famous Yoga Festival in Rishikesh, ending with recreational activities like trekking in Shivpuri, this tour has it all. There isn’t anything more that you need to spend a vacation getting in touch with yourself, along with several cultures and history.
Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be met with one of our representatives. You will then be escorted to the hotel where you will be checked in. You will have the rest of the day to yourself for leisure, so you can either relax, or explore the neighborhood. Delhi, or the National Capital Territory of Delhi, has been the capital since 1911, when there still was the British Raj. Apart from that, Delhi has served as the capital of several empires, and each of the rulers has left a mark here. From Jantar Mantar and Red Fort by Shah Jehan, to Humanyu’s Tomb, to Qutub Minar by Qutub ud din Aibak and Iltutmish, Delhi has a range of places with connections to the royal times. Moreover, there are various other famous places, in both New Delhi, and Old Delhi, which one can’t simply miss. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, you can start the day with a sightseeing tour, starting from the Parliament House. This can be followed by the Laxmi Narayan Temple and the India Gate. Afterwards, you can take a tour of Old Delhi, starting from Gandhi Memorial, followed by Jama Masjid and Red Fort. You can enjoy the evening by exploring the markets and streets. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, you will depart from Delhi, towards Jaipur. Upon arrival, you will be checked in at the hotel. You can relax in the afternoon. In the evening you can visit the various markets selling their signature handicrafts and other items, ending the day with some hearty dinner at Chowki Dhani. Jaipur, or the Pink City, is the capital of Rajasthan, and is known for its royal architecture, and pink buildings. From Hawa Mahal to Amer Fort, and City Palace, Jaipur is full of cultural and architectural richness. You can decipher from the immensely beautiful monuments that how lavishly the royals lived, and how tedious it would have been to construct those. Jaipur is one of those places you can’t miss to visit. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Jaipur.
Post breakfast, you can start your sightseeing tour with the City Palace, which will leave you in awe of every little detail there. You can follow this by the very pink and very beautiful Hawa Mahal, or the Palace of Winds. From the sky rise building to the placement of every window, everything is impeccable in this beauty. You can end the tour with visiting the Amer Fort, located on the outskirts of Jaipur, and nothing less than a fest to the eyes. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After early breakfast, you will depart for Agra, where you will be checked in, upon arrival, at the hotel. After some relaxing, you can take a visit to the wonder that Taj Mahal is, and take in every inch of beauty it has to offer, followed by visiting the various streets and markets in the evening. Agra is, although small, but home to one of the seven wonders of the world- the Taj Mahal. Build by Mughal ruler Shah Jehan, it houses the tomb of his most beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The white marbled monument has every inch beautifully designed and carved, which therefore attracts several tourists from all over the world to witness this beauty and symbol of love. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Agra.
After witnessing sunrise at Taj Mahal, and breakfast, you will depart for Delhi, and checked in at the hotel upon arrival. You will have the rest of the day for yourself, and you can spend it leisurely. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Delhi.
Post breakfast, you will depart for the city of Haridwar, where you can visit the famous Har ki Pauri. This will be followed by departure towards Rishikesh, where you can stay at one of the many Ashrams offered, to enjoy and indulge in the yoga festival. Rishikesh is a city in the state of Uttarakhand, is considered one of the holiest cities in India, especially due to the Ganges River. With several temples and ashrams, Rishikesh is also the center for studying and practicing yoga, therefore also celebrating the international yoga festival. Overnight stay will be at the ashram in Rishikesh.
During your stay in Rishikesh, you can indulge in the various yoga activities and follow a typical day schedule, which may include an early morning meditation class, followed by a few yoga classes. In late afternoon, there may be a few lectures, followed by tea and some more meditation and yoga classes. The day typically ends with dinner at around seven in the evening. In the free time you can explore the streets and markets. The Yoga Festival is dedicated towards the beauty of yoga, and encourages more people to indulge in it. It is believed that yoga is extremely healthy for every human being and can cure and prevent several illnesses. During the yoga festival, participants are taught about meditation and yoga, their benefits, and master teach the art. Several people from all over the globe come and participate in the same. Overnight stay will be at the ashram in Rishikesh.
In the morning, have a healthy breakfast and start your day with some yoga. Follow the given schedule, with spending the free time leisurely.
In the Yoga and Meditation Tour you will be required to spend three in the Ashram following a typical day schedule, which includes Meditation and Yoga classes and lectures on Yoga. Overnight stay will be at the ashram in Rishikesh.
Next day, you can explore the ashrams nearby and learn some natural tips from the sadhus. Follow and learn yoga to recreate your mind and soul. Follow the given schedule, with spending the free time leisurely. Overnight stay will be at the ashram in Rishikesh.
Follow the given schedule, with spending the free time leisurely. Overnight stay will be at the ashram.
After breakfast, you will depart for Shivpuri, and check in at the hotel or resort. After being welcomed, you will be provided with the schedule of the next couple of days. You can go on a jungle walk in the evening in the surrounding reserve forest, for the peace of mind. You can enjoy live campfire as well in the night. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Shivpuri.
After an early yoga session, you can have a hearty breakfast or brunch. This can be followed by a drive to Kaudiyala or Byasi, where you can enjoy rafting in the maneuvering waters of the Ganges. You can enjoy the evening with meditation and relaxing. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Shivpuri.
A drive in the morning towards Hindolakhal, where you can trek towards Kunjapuri. In the trek, you will be able to explore the vast forest, and enjoy the beauty. You can learn various asanas, relaxation and meditation techniques in a class at Kunjapuri. Apart from this, you will also be able to witness one of the most serene sunrises. Post lunch, you can indulge in a wildlife safari at the Rajaji National Park, Chilla. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Shivpuri.
Post breakfast, you will depart for Delhi, where you will be checked in at the hotel. You will have the rest of the day for leisure, and you can enjoy the day relaxing or exploring. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After a trip experiencing so many things at once, you will depart for your next destination, commencing an end to this tour.