- Yoga Retreat along the holy river Ganga.
- Science behind Yoga
- Indian History and Mythology
When you inhale, you are taking the stength for God. When you exhale, it represents the sevice you are giving to the wold.
~ Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar
An ancient Indian practice of connecting mind and body with the eternal energies of the universe and thoughts of spirituality, lets you develop mindfulness; improve breathing, focus, efficient functioning of vital body parts, calm and peaceful living. The tour elevates to the sacred regions of the mighty Himalayan ranges, where Yoga was first practiced and promoted on the banks of Hindu venerated river of Ganga. Enjoy the yoga asanas in the ambience of cold comforting air, flowing through the icy capped mountain peaks, of the upper reaches of the atmosphere. Let your mind be enlightened from interactions with gurus and yogis who have dedicated their lives to yoga and meditation. Observe the revered Hindu rituals every evening on the banks and in the innumerable temples, feel the energy that vibrates in the lives of every being in these regions. Train yourself to be at peace not from the outside commotion, but from inside. The tour delves into the depths of this practice and relating peace with the inner soul. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or seasoned practitioner, we combine this exploration of yoga and tourism, for various lengths, comforts and regions. Come feel bliss of your inner peace!
- 3 Star & 4 Star
- Indian Vegetarian
- Satvick Food
What is included in the tour
- Airport Transfers
- Accommodation is arranged for a twin sharing basis in a standard double in 4 star hotels (or similar standard) with all meals included.
- Driver fees, toll, parking. Same driver will be there with you for the entire trip.
What is NOT included in the tour
- 4% service tax
- Adventure Activities
- Sightseeing Cost
- Entrance fees
We begin our exploration of this ancient practice in a significant city, located on the banks of the river Ganga ,which is not only revered as holy but is also one of the most earliest places that holds significance in two major religions. Along with checking in to the hotel (or ashram), we enrol our guests to different yoga programs, depending upon the individual's proficiency. Post lunch, we visit some of the popular banks of Ganga, and learn about their historical and mythological, but interesting, stories and significance.
Beginning the day with the prime course of early morning yoga session, followed by interactive session on theoretical aspects of yoga by a guru/yogi. After breakfast, we proceed to a nearby town that is prominent in Buddhism; we also experience some of the cultural, religious and ethnic programs. Upon our return in the evening, we witness the famous Ganga arati, before retiring to bed.
Continuing the early morning yoga asanas, pranayama and meditation. We visit different Hindu temples on the banks of Ganga, witness the stages of life and death; explore the vibrant markets and little alleys of the town that hold many ancient secrets. enjoy some local cuisines and bit of shopping.
For an extra touch of Spiritualism to this tour of yoga, we drive to a spiritual place. We experience the magic and divine atmosphere of this place, grace the peaceful presence of followers from across the world hymning the mantras. We spend overnight embracing the serene and thoughtful knowledge gained throughout the day to be seeped and absorbed in our souls.
We continue our spiritual journey and knowledge with the visit to the te mple complex and meet the scholars, experts and preachers. By noon, we drive back to our ashram and spend the night over.
After an energetic session of yoga and meditation, we fly to another town on the banks of Ganga, the place were Yoga is said to have been first formulated and practiced. Arriving in the evening , we check-in and enrol in to the yoga program right beneath the mighty mountains, thick forest valleys and roaring Ganga flowing down the mountains.
Begin the day fresh, with another new course in yoga, in a new place, under supervision of a new guru. After the yoga, interact with the guru. After a nice, satisfying meal, we explore local sights, wonders and rituals.
Regular yoga and meditation session in the morning, then we visit another holy Hindu town and experience several temples. We also meet yogis, sadhus, saints, nagas, astrologers and many interesting people, while relishing some local cuisines and appreciate cultural program.
With the routine of exercises and meditation, we proceed to short hikes around the town through the valley forests,by the banks the Ganga, exploring some flora and fauna. Afternoon would be spent in sightseeing local places, shops.
We proceed again to the nearest town for more sightseeing streets, bazaars, river banks, temples and ashrams, after the regular yoga program in the morning. If time permits, there would be opportunities for other activities.
As the last day of yoga course, we spend some extra time with guru and exchange some interesting and lovely memories. By noon, we drive to nearest a airport town, to fly back to capital and board the flight back home..