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January, February, March, October, November & December

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Low

SPIRITUALITY AND YOGA IN THE FOOTHILLS OF HIMALAYAS

This tour is ideal for those interested in the ancient physical and mental practices of Yoga and for those who wants to indulge into the spiritually enriched Indian culture. The one and a half week tour traverses through the capital city Delhi, the Himalayan foothills: Dharamshala – centres of Buddhist and Hindu religions and philosophies, Rishikesh – known as world’s yoga capital, and Amritsar – City of Golden Temple. The emphasis in this tour besides the yoga sessions is also in the spiritual connection of each city you are visiting. The tour enables one to learn about ancient rituals and practices as well as engage in soul uplifting techniques through yoga. The tour is a combination of leisure time, site seeing and spiritual sessions, a great way to experience the “real” India.

 

EXPERIENCES AVAILABLE:

Cycling

  • Explore the lanes of Old Delhi on a morning cycling tour
  • Mountain biking in Dharamshala

Spiritual

  • Private Puja (worship) ceremony on the river ghats for prosperity and well-being

Adventure

  • White water rafting in Rishikesh
  • Visit India’s biggest mosque – Jama Masjid
  • Explore the Tibetan culture at Dharamsala – dubbed as Little Tibet and the residence of the Dalai Lama in India
  • Visit to Golden Temple in Amritsar
  • Witness the flag retreat ceremony at Wagah border between India and Pakistan
  • Immerse yourself during the communal evening prayers by the banks of Ganges in Rishikesh
  • Yoga sessions on the banks of River Ganga in Rishikesh

Hotels in this Itinerary

  • Clouds End Villa, Dharamsala

    Clouds End Villa is a sprawling 9 acres property with its own step field, gardens and forests. It is partly the residence of the Raja of Lambagraon-Kangra who personally manages the property. This old-fashioned bungalow with an annexe was built during the British period. It has uninterrupted view of the Kangra Valley and has 7 rooms to rent. There is a charming walk through a forest path to Macleodganj, where you can visit the headquarters of H.H. the Dalai Lama.

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  • Fortune Park Moksha, Dharamsala

    Nestled in the scenic Strawberry Hills with beautiful views of the snow-capped Dhauladhar mountain range and the pristine Dharamshala valley, Fortune Park Moksha is located just 6 km from the main square. The hotel provides guests easy access to all the main tourist attractions in and around McLeod Ganj. Unique for its natural abundance, the hotel is surrounded by pine trees and deodar forests which leave the air around scented with sweet pine fragrance, making it an ideal choice for a stay in the lap of nature. Fortune Park Moksha features 59 well-appointed rooms, including 36 Standard Rooms, 20 Fortune Club Rooms and 3 Suites, offering a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains and the valley. The rooms are spread across three blocks: White Mountain Block, Riflehorn Block and Christmas Block, each with its own charm and offering an ideal retreat for travelers looking for relaxation and peace.

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  • Hyatt, Amritsar

    Featuring a modern open-concept design, this elegant property is a five star deluxe hotel in the holy city of Amritsar. The hotel comprises 248 beautiful rooms with free Wi-Fi, central heating, a private safe, cable TV and music system as well as an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms come with a shower, free toiletries and bath sheets. An all-year-round outdoor pool, gym with personal trainers, and traditional treatments at the spa are available. Hyatt Regency Amritsar is 4.5 km from the famous Golden Temple.

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  • Ranjit’s Svaasa, Amritsar

    Ranjit's Svaasa is a heritage hotel in Amritsar that offers a royal living to all the guests and gives a glimpse into enchanting charms and serenity of Amritsar. Traditional warm welcome with modern conveniences at every step, a stay in this hotel is hard to forget. The Haveli existed as a royal guest house for the most part of 19th and 20th century. The hotel features 19 rooms that are designed with much attention to detail. The decoration in each room is colorful and traditional. All the rooms are very spacious and have an additional open view terrace. The hotel also has a spa and wellness center that offers freshly prepared and customized therapies enriched with specialty organic / natural ingredients.

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  • Taj Swarna, Amritsar

    Fusing modern design with traditional elegance, Taj Swarna, Amritsar is a stylish, world class hotel located in the heart of Amritsar. The hotel has spacious and regal rooms equipped with the latest amenities. The bathrooms are luxurious and stocked with bathrobes, slippers and bath-accessories. The large, inviting and sophisticated rooms have a homely and warm feel, perfect to unwind in after exploring Amritsar. Taj Swarna boasts an outdoor pool and spa centre. Free Wi-Fi is featured and free private parking is available on site.

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  • The Imperial, Delhi

    From the time The Imperial opened its doors in the 1930s, when India was beginning to write the last chapters of its saga on independence, there was little space in New Delhi for an Indo- British rubbing of shoulders. The Imperial provided such a space. The Imperial is a fine confluence of a rich historical past and contemporary international appeal. After many restorations, it has managed to preserve its charm, and exudes its former glory. Expect to be impressed with the elegant lobby, with inlaid marble floors, three story atrium, Italian fountains, and British Raj lithographs. Rooms at the Imperial retain the regal flourishes of a wondrous past. High ceilings, large comfortable chairs, impeccable decor and cheerful room service & comforts of more modern world, like TV, telephone, channel music, air-conditioning. The original Frasers and Daniells paintings and the tavern named after them, the symbolically baptized “1911” restaurant and bar, the Royal ballroom were the places where have met and are still as popular today. The Hotel is a jewel of architecture and its location in the heart of the city makes it the ideal venue for tourists around the world.

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  • The Oberoi, Delhi

    Located in New Delhi, India’s capital city, The Oberoi, New Delhi reflects the city’s spirit in a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary sophistication. Located close to the city centre near business, commercial and shopping districts, the luxury hotel overlooks Delhi’s prestigious Golf Club on one side and the heritage site of Humayun’s Tomb on the other. Exquisite interiors, impeccable service and fine cuisine combine to make this the Capital’s most graceful and elegant hotel. The award-winning hotel is ideal for business travel or holidays to explore the cultural wonders of Delhi. The hotel has 220 rooms and suites inspired by Lutyens' New Delhi design, with authentic furnishings and handpicked artwork. All feature large picture windows which frame unmatched views of Delhi Golf Course on one side and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Humayun's Tomb on the other. All accommodation radiates luxury.

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