YOGA RETREAT TOUR IN HIMALAYAS

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Duration : 5 to 7 days
Starting Price : 550USD/Person

Tour Description

OVERVIEW:
Wake up in the lap of nature, connect with your inner self & meditate in the fresh mountain air of Uttarkashi with the sound of eternal Ganges flowing past you. Daily two hours session of yoga and trek to nearby Garhwal villages will truly connect you to the nature and give you a pure local experience. Combining this tour with a famous hilltown of Mussoorrie will be a great way to rejuvenate and enjoy a long weekend with family or friends.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: ARRIVE RISHIKESH

Arrive Dehradun at 1210 hrs and then and drive to Rishikesh ( Approx. 22 Kms/ 30 mins drive)

One of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is not just known for its religious connection but also for its beautiful landscape. Surrounded by hills (the Lesser Himalayas) on three sides and holy Ganga River flowing through it, Rishikesh is an ethereal experience. It is higher than other holy cities of Haridwar and Varanasi, the water in Ganga here is cooler and cleaner. The flow of the river is stronger here and the city is less populated than others. It is calmer and peaceful here. It is such a beauty, the water gushing from the Himalayas, the banks dotted with ashrams and temples (both ancient and recent) and a hilly landscape in the background of all this, Rishikesh is truly amazing.

Afternoon sightseeing to Rishikesh Laxman Jhula, Parmarth Ashram and attend the Aarti ceremony at Parmarth Niketan Ashram

Overnight in Rishikesh

DAY 2: RISHIKESH - UTTARKASHI

Morning drive to Uttarkashi (Approx. 170 kms/ 6 hrs drive) enroute lunch at Chamba.

Upon arrival check in at Shikhar Nature Resort.

Shikhar Nature Resort conveniently located 5kms from Uttarkashi on the way to Gangotri on a four-acre estate at an altitude of 1150 Mts. Situated right on the river banks of Ganga( Bhagirathi Ganga River) and is surrounded by high mountain cliffs. Shikhar Nature Resort is a perfect place for a cool retreat to the nature.

Overnight in Uttarkashi.

DAY 3: UTTARKASHI

Morning yoga session at the resort.

Start your day with a cup of tea ( ginger tea or mint tea ).

Sessions on transformation on yoga and meditation by which one can attain harmony. Yoga helps to gain a healthy body and calm mind. Yoga is a tool that will help you banish fear.

The average human being has to come up with many problems in day to day life. Yoga can be of enormous helps to not let this misery get you down. This is what will be the focus of all the session will be taken place on this day.

After breakfast drive to Nachiketa Tal ( Approx. 32 Kms/ 1 hrs drive) and then 3 kms trek through lush green forest takes one to Nachiketal Tal, a tranquil spot.

There is greenery all around and a small temple at the lake gives a serene look to the beautiful surrounding. Nachiketa, the devoutson of Sage Uddalak, is said to have created this lake, hence the name.

Enjoy packed lunch at this beautiful place. Later trek to road head and drive back to Uttarkashi

Overnight in Uttarkashi

DAY 4: UTTARKASHI

Morning yoga session at the resort. Start your day with a cup of tea ( ginger tea or mint tea ).

Sessions on transformation on yoga and meditation by which one can attain harmony. Yoga helps to gain a healthy body and calm mind. Yoga is a tool that will help you banish fear.

The average human being has to come up with many problems in day to day life. Yoga can be of enormous helps to not let this misery get you down. This is what will be the focus of all the session will be taken place on this day.

After breakfast trek to village and meet local people and see the local village life.

Then come back to resort for lunch.

Post lunch visit museum inside the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Vishwanath temple and local market.

Overnight in Uttarkashi.

DAY 5: UTTARKASHI - MUSSOORIE

After breakfast drive to Mussoorie (Approx. 140 kms/ 5 hrs drive) with packed lunch.

Upon arrival check in at hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure and visit mall road.

Overnight in Mussoorie.

DAY 6: MUSSOORIE - DEHRADUN

After breakfast drive to Dehradun airport ( Approx. 55 Kms/ 1 ½ hrs drive) to board flight back to Delhi.

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