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Yoga in the Himalayas

The 7-Day Wellness Tour

India is the birthplace of yoga, meditation and Ayurveda, India’s answer to natural healing. The numerous lush forests, beautiful landscapes and countless spiritual encounters at the temples, shrines and ashrams in dotted around India, offer an ideal environment in which to relax, restore and revive the body and the soul.

Yoga at Ananda acquires a special meaning in the exquisite setting of the lush Himalayan Sal forest. Located in the picturesque and historic birthplace of the ancient Indian sciences of Yoga, Ayurveda and Meditation, Ananda overlooks the holy river Ganga and the spiritual town of Rishikesh. Ananda Yoga enhances the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual qualities of guests utilizing three branches of Yoga: Hatha, Kriya and Raja. Beginners and experienced participants are encouraged to experience a higher level of personal contentment through individualized practice incorporating devotion, dedication and discipline to one's lifestyle.

The principal Yoga instructor begins your visit with a personal consultation session to focus your Ananda Yoga experience. The physiological, philosophical and theoretical yogic goals are explored with the recommended activities. Ananda offers stunning panoramic locales for Yoga sessions be it one-to-one or a group session. With breathtaking view of the Himalayan foothills and the heady fragrance of the mountain air as your constant companions, Yoga at Ananda becomes a unique experience to rejuvenate your soul.


Some of the most preferred locations for Yoga are as follows:
The tour takes you from the bustling city of Delhi to the serene surroundings of the foothills of the majestic Himalayas. At Ananda in the Himalayas discover yourself with the guidance of the ancient science and art of life known as "Yoga". Ananda Yoga enhances your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual qualities utilizing the three major branches of Yoga like Raja, Kerya and Hatha Yoga in a very simple, effective and practical manner. During your stay at Ananda In the Himalayas experience the ancient concepts and philosophies that reflect and teach balance in every area of our lives.

Ananda In The Himalayas, Uttaranchal, The Himalayas
The preferred destination for the discerning traveller, Ananda offers 70 deluxe rooms and 5 suites, each with unparalleled view of the river Ganges, the town of Rishikesh or the Palace. Adhering to the concept of holistic health and well-being is the tempting cuisine at the Restaurant, carefully prepared to rejuvenate, revitalize and renew the body. 70 deluxe rooms and 5 suites all with panoramic views of either the city of Rishikesh, the Ganges Valley or the Palace, have wooden flooring, international direct dial telephones with data port, in-room safe, private bar, a personal yoga mat and a bathtub in the bathroom with a spectacular view. The rooms are infused with natural Himalayan light, designed to imbibe the feel of the mountains. The Vice Regal Suite, with a wrap around terrace, outdoor Jacuzzi and its own telescope, embodies the graciousness of a bygone era. Located in the Palace annex, it exudes the warmth of Indian hospitality, with special local touches in the décor. The spa's signature restaurant features the finest Indian, Asian and Western cuisine. Based on the basic values of traditional cooking, the restaurant explores new vistas in modern gastronomy, with emphasis on a light and healthy meal, enriched with the vivid flavour of organic vegetables and herbs. The 21,000 square foot spa offers an extensive menu of over 79 body and beauty treatments, integrating the traditional Indian systems of Ayurveda with the more contemporary Western spa approach. The spa experience strives to achieve the ultimate harmony between the physical and the
mental realms of the individual.

Itinerary

Day 1

Delhi
Upon arrival at the Indira Gandhi International airport you are met by an India Safaris & Tours representative and transferred to a city hotel, where you are assisted with check-in formalities. Later you will go on a guided sightseeing tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi covering Qutub Minar, India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, and Jama Masjid. One overnight in a city hotel. Accommodation is in room with ensuite facilities. Your stay is on bed &
breakfast.

Day 2 - 4

Ananda in the Himalayas
Morning transfer to the railway station to board train to Haridwar. On arrival at Haridwar you are met and transferred to Ananda In the Himalayas.
Activities include visit to Rishikesh to view the evening ceremony at the temple.

Day 5 - 6

Ananda Yoga 5 night package
5 nights package includes :

  • 1 Personalized Yoga Consultation (30 minutes)

  • 1 Thai Massage (85 minutes)

  • For Her - Himalayan Honey and Rose Facial
    For Him – Himalayan Honey and Sandalwood facial (55 minutes) (55 minutes)

  • 3 Personalised Yoga Session (60 minutes)

  • 3 Personalised Pranayama and Meditation session (30 minutes)

  • 1 Body Scrub (45 minutes)

  • 1 Reflexology (55 minutes)

  • 1 Aromatherapy Massage using a Blend of Spiritually Calming Indian Essential Oils comprising of
    Sandalwood and Rose (85 minutes)

  • Rediscover yourself through the ancient discipline of Yoga, which encompasses all aspects of life in order to balance the mind, body and spirit. Ananda Yoga enhances the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual qualities in a simple, effective and practical manner. Five overnights in Ananda .Accommodation is in room with ensuite facilities. Your stay is on bed & breakfast.

Day 7

Delhi
Transfer to Haridwar to board the scheduled train to Delhi. On arrival you are met at the railway station and transferred to the hotel and assisted with check in formalities. Later on transfer to the International airport for your flight back home.

                                                                                                                            

         

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