Rishikesh, the land of spirituality, known in the West as being the location of the Beatles Transcendental Meditation retreat in the 1960’s.
Practice Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga and meditation on the banks of Rishikesh, with the masters of these disciplines. You will also receive Ayurvedic treatments and be served Satvik food during the Yoga retreat.
A visit to historic Delhi is a journey through waves of conquest. Delhi is home to an amazing array of sights, events and activities. New Delhi is the capital of India and combines old world charm and modern life.
The Taj Mahal in Agra, known as the "Symbol of Love" and one of the seven wonders of the world, is the epitome of Moghul art.
Rishikesh - Delhi - Agra
Highlights of this trip
Suggested additional places
Day 1 Our representative will receive you on arrival at the International Airport in Delhi, then travel by car to Rishikesh.
Day 2 - 7, Monday - Saturday
Yoga retreats on the banks of holy river Ganga in Rishikesh.
This one week yoga retreat will attune you to ashram life along with some holiday activities like rafting, trekking and local sightseeing. Combine this with ayurvedic massage and you know you have a bargain on hand. You will get to understand the yogic way of life and that could lead you to discover that yogic practice is what you were waiting for all this while to transform your life into something more meaningful.
» Mantra chanting with Ethics of the day
» Practice and Techniques of Shat karma (Cleansing techniques)
» Practice and techniques of Asana (Physical postures)
» Practice and techniques of Pranayama (Breathing practices)
» Practice of Dhyan (Meditation)
» 07:00 a.m. Wake Up
» 07:30 a.m. to 08:30 a.m. Yogic Purification (Mon, Thur)
» 07:30 a.m. to 08:30 a.m. Pranayama (Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat)
» 08:30 a.m. Herbal Tea or Juices
» 09:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Ashthanga Yoga Classes (Beginners and Intermediate)
» 10:45 a.m. Breakfast
» 12:30 p.m. to 01:30 p.m. Yoga Philosophy
» 02:00 p.m. Lunch
» 04:30 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. Hatha Yoga Classes (Beginners and Intermediate)
» 06:30 p.m. to 07:30 p.m. Meditation
» 08:00 p.m. Dinner with Group Discussion (Bonfire)
» 09:30 p.m. Lights Out
Day 8-10 Travel by car to Delhi.
Explore New and Old Delhi, visit famous places like Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Qutab Minar, Gurdwara Bangla Sahib temple, Bahai (Lotus) Temple, witness a darshan at Akshardham temple, watch the musical Water Show. Take a tour to Agra and visit the Taj Mahal.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
Rishikesh: summer starts in March and reaches its peak in May. The temperature is about 35°C - 40°C. From June till September is the monsoon season with heavy rainfall. Humidity is quite high and the temperature gets down. Winter starts from the month of October and lasts till February. The lowest temperature is around 6° C.
Delhi: semi arid climatic conditions. Summers are very hot and dry, last from April to October. Winters are chilly cold, last from October, the lowest temperatures are recorded during January. July and August are the monsoon season.
Agra: typical sub-tropical climate. Hot summers continue from April to September. November to February chilly cold. The best time to visit Agra is September to March.