ITINERARY

 

Experience authentic yoga and meditation in some of the most sacred spots on Earth with internationally renowned yoga masters along the way! Make new lifelong friends and deep bonds as we move through magical India, winding our way through a mystical tapestry of the ancient, the timeless and the profound.

Points of interest along the way include pristine mountain rainforests of Southern India’s Kerala, Amritsar- home of ” The Golden Temple” and holiest city to Sikhs & Kundalini Yogis, Rishikesh- home to yogis & sages for millennia and destination of the International Yoga Festival at Parmarth Niketan.

Feb 21st – March 8th 2017

Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D)

DAY 1 – Feb 21 Delhi to Kerala

Arrival in Delhi and transfer to Kerala flight (Kerala city of arrival to-be-announced.)

DAY 2 – Feb 22 | Kerala

Kerala, a state on India’s tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.

*Our journey begins with deep contemplation & practice and regardless of where we stay, oceanside or in the rainforests, our first full day will be in silent reflection and OFF of social media.

*Exact location in Kerala TO-BE-ANNOUNCED. (B,L,D)

DAY 03 – Feb 23 |  Kerala

Kerala, a state on India’s tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.

*Our journey will deepen with meditation immersions and soul searching inquiry.

*Exact location in Kerala TO-BE-ANNOUNCED. (B,L,D)

Day 04 – Feb 24 | Kerala

Kerala, a state on India’s tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.

*Our journey will deepen with meditation immersions and soul searching inquiry.

*Exact location in Kerala TO-BE-ANNOUNCED. (B,L,D)

 

DAY  05 – Feb 25 | Arrive Amritsar

We will enjoy breakfast in Kerala and make our way to the airport flying to Amritsar.

Arrival in Amritsar, the most sacred city for Sikhs. Upon arrival we will be met and transferred to the hotel.

Late afternoon we will enjoy a visit to the Golden Temple. Located in the heart of the city, it is the most visited attraction of Amritsar.

Characterized by its four entrance doors (called deoris) in all four directions and the tastefully decorated shrines, the Golden Temple welcomes everyone regardless of the religion or faith one follows. The stunning sanctum, shimmering in the water of the holy tank, flanked by spotlessly clean marble walkways and pavements makes it breathtakingly beautiful. In the evening you will experience the Wagah Border ceremony.

(B,,D)

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DAY  06 – Feb 26 | Amritsar

The early hours before the sunrise, the Amrit Vela, at The Golden Temple is an extraordinary experience! Visit the Golden Temple for an enchanting start to the day you will never forget! After breakfast experience special group meditations on the grounds of one of the most spectacular holy temples on Earth. In the afternoon visit special local shops and the bazaars around the temple. We will return to the hotel for lunch & dinner and overnight.  (B,L,D)

DAY 07 – Feb 27  |  Amritsar

The early hours before the sunrise, the Amrit Vela, at The Golden Temple is an extraordinary experience! Visit the Golden Temple for an enchanting start to the day you will never forget! After breakfast experience special group meditations on the grounds of one of the most spectacular holy temples on Earth. In the afternoon visit special local shops and the bazaars around the temple. We will return to the hotel for lunch & dinner and overnight.  (B,L,D)

DAY 08 – Feb 28 |  Amritsar, Haridwar, Rishikesh

This morning we will transfer to the railway station to board the train to Haridwar.  Upon arrival at Haridwar railway station, we will be met and transferred approximately one hour to Rishikesh where we will check into and overnight at Parmarth Niketan Ashram.  (B,L,D)

 

DAY 9 through Day 15 – Mar 1 through Mar 8  |  Rishikesh

Early Morning, Day and Evening Yoga Classes & Special Events during International Yoga Festival, Rishikesh and participation in Daily Prayer Services. Overnight at Ashram.  (B, L, D).
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DAY 16 – Mar 08 | Rishikesh, Haridwar, Delhi

 It’s our final day of Aquarian Sadhana on the Ganga! Cars will pick us up from Parmarth Niketan and return to Delhi for return flights.

*Reporting time at international airport is at least 3 hours prior to the flight departure time.  (B, L)

End of Tour!