Jewels of INDIA Yoga Tour with Retreat in Rishikesh

Tour Date:  16 oCTOBER, 2018

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  • Yoga & Mediation Classes.
  • Delhi: Traditional welcome on arrival with flowers.
  • Udaipur: Boat ride in Lake Pichola & Indian Cooking Demonstration and Dinner.
  • Pushkar: Holy city of Rajasthan & Camel safari.
  • Jaipur: Elephant Ride, local Markets.& Henna Design ( Indian Tattoo).
  • Agra: Taj Mahal & cultural Show “Mohabbat the Taj” at Kalakriti.
  • Opportunity to explore Himalayas along with an amazing yoga Retreat.
  • PEACE OF MIND & REJUVENATION.

Day 01 October 16, Arrive Delhi, the Capital City of India

On arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will meet and greet you followed by transfer to the hotel. Rest of the dayis at your leisure.

Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.

Delhi, India’s modern capital is also an ancient city tracing its origins in legend. It is dotted with hundreds of landmarks and offers more than a millennium of history in stone. From here the various Hindu and Muslim dynasties including the Mughals ruled. When British administration moved to Delhi (in 1911), New Delhi became the Capital of India.

Day02. October 17, Sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today morning we will explore and experience the capital of Muslim India between the 12th and 20th centuries, the Old Delhi. We shall stop at the Red Fort for a photo shoot and then take a Rickshaw ride through the narrow streets of the Old Delhi up to the nearby JamaMasjid Mosque, the largest in India, has a courtyard that can hold 25,000 worshippers. The pay apoignant visit to Rajghat, the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation and a memorial to this humble man who so changed the world.

In the afternoon we explore India’s bustling capital city the New Delhi visiting the Vijay Chowk, “Victory Square”, stopover at the Presidential Palace with its intriguing combination of classical and Indian design elements and the

India Gate memorializing Indian soldiers who died in World War I. Then travel far back in time at Humayun’s Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

dating from 1570 AD and the first garden-tomb on the Indian sub-continent and lastly visit the Qutab Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world.

Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 03. October 18,Delhi-Agra (By Surface: 210kms/3hrs)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning drive, proceed for a guided tour visiting the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most admired architectural masterpieces. This majestic marble-domed mausoleum builtby Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife to symbolize unending love. Then visit the Agra Fort, with splendid remains of sandstone and marble palaces.

Evening enjoy the Cultural Show “Mohabbatth e Taj” at Kalakriti.

Overnight at hotel in Agra.

Day 04. October 19, Agra–Jaipur (By Surface: 240 kms/4-5hrs)

Morning Yoga Class

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today morning drive to Jaipur and on reaching check in to your hotel. Jaipur is also known as the “Pink City” for the striking pink stucco walls of Old Jaipur.

In the evening enjoy a Mehendi which is an art of decorating the hands and other parts of the body with Henna.

Overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 05.October 20,Jaipur

Breakfast at the hotel.

Start your city tour with the excursion to the splendid Amber Fort, an architectural masterpiece of great historical significance. Begun in the 16th century and built of red sandstone and marble, the seemingly rough exterior gives no hint of the warm and opulent ambiance of the interior, as you’ll discover this morning. Here you also get an opportunity to climb up to the fort on decorated elephant back.

In the afternoon visit the splendid City Palace & Museum which opens a door into the opulent world of the Rajput princes and the treasures with which they surrounded themselves. The City Palace complex is home to several palatial buildings constructed by influential rulers that reflect the blending of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles. Maharaja Jai Singh IIbuilt Jantar Mantar, the world’s biggeststone observatory, between 1727 and 1733 AD. You’ll be amazed by the “tools” he used to study the heavens – and that still provide accurate information today – during a tour. Further visit the Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, a five storeyed wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires.

Overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 06. October 21, Jaipur - Udaipur (By Surface:394 kms/6-7 hrs)

Breakfast at the hotel.

We start our drive towards Udaipur. Udaipur is known for its picturesque lakes, also referred as ‘The City of Lakes’. The elevated hills and the beautiful lakes make a picture-perfect backdrop to the Udaipur city.

Overnight at hotel in Udaipur.

Day 07.October 22, Udaipur

Morning Yoga Class

Breakfast at the hotel.

Proceed for a full day guided tour of at Udaipur, beginning with the visit to The City Palace Complex, overlooking Lake Pichola, reveals the splendor with which maharajas and theirfamilies surrounded themselves. The City Palace Museum exhibits a remarkable collection of ancient curios, antiques, and sculptures, as well as priceless possessions of ages gone by.

Miniature paintings on display depict many aspects of the royal lifestyle enjoyed by privileged few who lived here. Up next is a visit to the magnificent Jagdish Mandir, the largest temple in Udaipur, adorned with bas-reliefs of elephants, alligators, horsemen and musicians, and enshrining a black stone image of the supreme Hindu god Vishnu.

Followed by a Boat Ride on picturesque Lake Pichola reveals some of the spectacular palaces of the Rajput princes, for which Udaipur is famous, on islands and along the shore.

Evening enjoy a visit to an Indian Home for an Indian Cooking Demonstration / Class and Dinner.

Overnight at hotel in Udaipur.

Day 08.October 23, Udaipur–Pushkar (BySurface:290kms/5-6hrs)

Morning Yoga Class

Breakfast at the hotel.

Check out and drive to Pushkar a holy city of Rajasthan is also famous for its yearly Pushkar Cattle Fair. In the afternoon visit the Brahma Temple the creator of the world which one and only temple in the world dedicated to him. Later  Camel Safari in Pushkar.

Day 09. October 24, Pushkar – Delhi (By Surface: 413 kms/6-7hrs)

Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 10. October 25, Delhi – Rishikesh (By Surface: 231 kms/6-7hrs)

Rishikesh is located in the north of India in the state of Uttrakhand. It is known as the gateway to the Himalayas and a famous pilgrimage city for Hindus and yogis. The city annually attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists both from India as well as from the western countries. It is home to many yoga centers that can partially look back on a long tradition. Rishikesh therefore has the reputation of being the yoga capital of the world to be.

Day 11.  Yoga Retreat Starts

Retreat Schedule:  from Day 11 to Day 17

07:00-08:30: Pranayama and Hatha Yoga Class.

08:30-10:00 Breakfast

After Breakfast free for tours around Rishikesh (will be suggestions)

13:00-14:00 Lunch time.

17:00-18:30: Hatha Yoga Class.

19:00: Dinner

20:30-21:30: Meditation,Chanting & Satsang in the evening.

21:30: Bedtime

November 02, Rishikesh to Delhi (Airport Drop).

JOURNEY END.

  • Traditional welcome at the airport on arrival.
  • Accommodation 3* & 4 * Budget Hotels & Hilltop Swiss Cottage.
  • Air- conditioned vehicle for Airport Transfers / City Tour and Intercity Travel as per program. Including Drop at Delhi airport from Rishikesh on 02nd November.
  • Breakfast at the hotels during the tour but not during the Retreat (No Meals).
  • Indian Home Visit with Cooking Demonstration & dinner in Udaipur.
  • Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
  • Elephant Ride at Amber Fort.
  • Mehendi / Henna decoration (Indian Tattoo) in Jaipur.
  • Mohabbat the Taj Cultural Show at Kalakriti in Agra.
  • All entrance fees during the sightseeing for single visit only.
  • Tour Escort & Yoga Teacher.
  • Local Spanish Speaking Guide for sightseeing in each city.
  • All currently applicable taxes.
  • Lunch & Dinner or any other meal not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Yoga Retreat Teaching cost.
  • Camera / Video camera fees at the monuments.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as telephone calls, tips, use of payable items in room mini bar, any kind of alcoholic / non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Cost incurred in obtaining Visa, Travel Insurance, Airport Taxes etc.
  • Cost incurred in case of hospitalization or evacuation.
  • Tips / gratuities given to drivers / Escort, guide, restaurants / hotels etc.
  • All services which are not mentioned in the “Trip Inclusions”.
DAY DATE PARTICULARS HOTELS or SIMILAR
D1 16-Oct ARRIVE DELHI Holiday Inn Mayur Vihar
D2 17-Oct DELHI Holiday Inn Mayur Vihar
D3 18-Oct DELHI -AGRA DRIVE SAROVAR CRYSTAL INN PREMIER
D4 19-Oct AGRA - JAIPUR Park Regis
D5 20-Oct JAIPUR Park Regis
D6 21-Oct JAIPUR - UDAIPUR DRIVE UDAI KOTHI HERITAGE
D7 22-Oct UDAIPUR UDAI KOTHI HERITAGE
D8 23-Oct UDAIPUR- PUSHKAR DRIVE BHANWAR SINGH PALACE / PUSHKAR PALACE
D9 24-Oct PUSHKAR- DELHI DRIVE Holiday Inn Mayur Vihar
D10 25-Oct DELHI - RISHIESH  ,Check in Hill Top Swiss Cottage
D11 26-Oct YOGA RETREAT Hill Top Swiss Cottage
D12 27-Oct YOGA RETREAT Hill Top Swiss Cottage
D13 28-Oct YOGA RETREAT Hill Top Swiss Cottage
D14 29-Oct YOGA RETREAT Hill Top Swiss Cottage
D15 30-Oct YOGA RETREAT Hill Top Swiss Cottage
D16 31-Oct YOGA RETREAT Hill Top Swiss Cottage
D17 01 Nov YOGA RETREAT Hill Top Swiss Cottage
­D18 02 Nov RISHIKESH - DELHI AIRPORT DROP Tour End

Vegetarian daily breakfast is included in the price of the tour but not during the retreat and will be provided by the hotel you will spend the night. During the evening day 07 ,you will enjoy a visit to an Indian home for a cooking demonstration and dinner in Udaipur.

The yoga sessions will be a balanced combination of poses and a sustained increase awareness of posture to another. Awareness and attention to our breathing are important aspects of the course. Vigilance is always given to the alignment of basic therapeutic principles and postures. Adaptations are available to help individuals understand and work with their individual limitations. Classes are energetically balanced, incorporating a good physical workout, poses soothing and deep relaxation.

location

This tour takes place in multiple locations, such as Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar and Udaipur.Delhi
Delhi
Delhi, India’s modern capital is also an ancient city tracing its origins in legend. It is dotted with hundreds of landmarks and offers more than a millennium of history in stone. From here the various Hindu and Muslim dynasties including the Mughals ruled. When British administration moved to Delhi (in 1911), New Delhi became the capital of India.
Agra
Famous for hosting the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most admired architectural masterpieces
Jaipur
Jaipur is also known as "The pink city” for the striking pink stucco walls of old Jaipur.
Pushkar
Pushkar, a holy city of Rajasthan. It is also famous for its yearly Pushkar cattle fair.
Udaipur
Udaipur is known for its picturesque lakes, also referred as "The city of lakes". The elevated hills and the beautiful lakes make a picture-perfect backdrop to the Udaipur city.

Rishikesh

Rishikesh is located in the north of India in the state of Uttarakhand. It is known as the gateway to the Himalayas and a famous pilgrimage city for Hindus and yogis. The city annually attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists both from India as well as from the western countries. It is home to many yoga centers that can partially look back on a long tradition. Rishikesh therefore has the reputation of being the yoga capital of the world to be. 

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Please bring comfortable clothing for yoga, yoga mat , a small towel for yoga,an eye pillow (optional), comfortable shoes or sandals.

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