INDIA WELLNESS HOLIDAY

INDIA WELLNESS HOLIDAY

11 days, Delhi to Delhi

On the India Wellness Holiday imagine yourself awakening from a 5,000-year-long slumber. Your soul will feel similarly revitalised after uncovering the history of all things wellness in India. This 11-day tour covers some of the country’s most hallowed spiritual ground while also ensuring you catch the iconic sites of Northern India. Upon your arrival in Delhi, you’ll be introduced to the incredible diversity within India’s culture. Continue your discovery with a three-night stay at an ashram in Rishikesh where you’ll learn the history of yoga and meditation, before reaching Dharamshala, home of the Dalai Lama. As your eyes open on the final morning of your journey, you’ll see the world — and yourself — with a newfound warmth.

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

TRAVEL STYLE: WELLNESS

It’s time to introduce your inner traveller to your inner self. Discover awe-inspiring destinations combined with rejuvenating activities like yoga and meditation, and healthy food experiences to recharge the body and nourish the mind.

SERVICE LEVEL:UPGRADED

Quality accommodations and more inclusions like meals, private transport, and activities.

PHYSICAL RATING: 3 – AVERAGE

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

PHYSICAL RATING: 2 – LIGHT

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging

TRIP TYPE: SMALL GROUP

Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.

Itinerary

Day 1 Delhi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the Women on Wheels project.

Exclusive Inclusions: Good Women on Wheels Transfer

Day 2 Delhi/Rishīkesh
This morning, enjoy a session of hatha yoga in the lush lodi gardens, amongst the backdrop of the ancient monuments. After depart for Rishikesh on the banks of the holy Ganges and check into our ashram, home for the next 3 nights.

Exclusive Inclusions:Recharge Hatha Yoga in Lodi Gardens|Recharge Ashram Experience
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Rishīkesh
Rise early for a yoga session at the Ashram. After, explore Rishikesh on a walking tour including a visit to Bharat Mandir, the oldest and most sacred Temple in the region. This evening, join locals and pilgrims for an aarti ceremony on the banks of the holy Ganges.

Exclusive Inclusions:Recharge Yoga at an Ashram|Recharge Aarti ceremony
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4 Rishīkesh
Start the morning with an invigorating yoga session. The day is then free to relax and reflect or opt to have ayurvedic treatments or visit the famed Beatles Ashram. This evening join a calming meditation session.

Exclusive Inclusions:Recharge Yoga at an Ashram|Recharge Meditation Rishikesh Ashram
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5 Rishīkesh/Nālāgarh
After morning yoga, settle in for the drive to Nalagarh in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas. Here we take a walk through the Village and stay the night in a heritage hotel at the Nalagarh Fort which was built in 1421.

Exclusive Inclusions:Recharge Yoga at an Ashram
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 6 Nālāgarh/Dharamshala
Rise early for yoga before the scenic drive to Dharamshala, home to the Dalai Lama. Take a walking tour around this vibrant city in the foothills of the Himalayas.

Exclusive Inclusions:Recharge Nālāgarh Fort Yoga
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7 Dharamshala
Take a morning yoga class then spend the day visiting key sites including The Dalai Lama Temple complex, Norbulingka Institute and hike to Bhagsunath Temple. A perfect way to explore the varied spiritual beliefs in northern India.

Exclusive Inclusions:Recharge Dharamshala Yoga
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Dharamshala
Enjoy morning yoga, then opt to relax or take meditation or healing therapies. Later, take an excursion to the ancient Masroor rock-cut Temples.

Exclusive Inclusions:Recharge Dharamshala Yoga
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9 Dharamshala/Amritsar
After a morning yoga session, travel to Amritsar and visit the India-Pakistan border to witness the pomp and pageantry of the border ceremony performed by both nation’s border guards. Later visit the stunning Golden Temple, an important pilgrimage site for Sikhs.

Exclusive Inclusions:Recharge Dharamshala Yoga
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 10 Amritsar/Delhi
Visit the Jallianwala Bagh gardens and memorial before catching a flight to Delhi. Opt to join the tour leader for a farewell dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11 Delhi
Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

Included

  • Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport
  • Recharge: Hatha Yoga in Lodi Gardens, Delhi
  • Recharge: Ashram Experience, RishīkeshRecharge: Yoga at an Ashram, Rishīkesh
  • Recharge: Aarti ceremony, RishīkeshRecharge: Meditation Rishikesh Ashram, Rishīkesh
  • Recharge: Nālāgarh Fort Yoga, NālāgarhRecharge: Dharamshala Yoga, Dharamshala
  • Arrival transferRishikesh walking tour and visit to Bharat Mandir Temple
  • Nalagarh Fort and Village WalkVisit Dalai Lama Temple, Norbulingka Institute and Bhagsunath Temple
  • Masrur Temples Excursion
  • Wagah Border Ceremony and visit to the Golden Temple
  • Visit Jallianwala Bagh
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Accommodations
    Hotel (7nts), ashram (3nts)
  • Meals
    10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
    Allow USD215-280 for meals not included.
  • Transportation
    Private bus/van, plane, walking.
  • Staff & experts
    Tour leader throughout, local guides.