Gangotri Add-on: Yoga, Culture, & Relaxation in Rishikesh2019-11-25T13:48:40-05:00

Gateway to the Himalayas: Yoga, Culture, & Relaxation in Rishikesh

3 Night Optional Add-On

October 17–20, 2020

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Add-On Overview

Add-On Overview

Give your mind and body the opportunity to relax and unwind in the beautiful setting of Aloha on the Ganges in Rishikesh. With an infinity pool overlooking the Ganges river, a lovely spa, and two exquisite restaurants, three nights here could be just what the doctor ordered after a two-week trekking intensive!

Our stay will include daily yoga classes at sunrise along the Ganges river, exploring local markets and gullies, and experiencing the spiritual history of Rishikesh at shrines of the Himalayan Tradition that have been nurtured by spiritual practice for thousands of years.

Key Highlights

Shrines of the Divine Mother

Sacred Shrines

Visit shrines where Himalayan Sages have done sadhana (spiritual practice) for thousands of years

Daily Sunrise Yoga

Daily Sunrise Yoga

Daily sunrise yoga practice on the banks of the Ganges River.

Explore Rishikesh Markets

Explore Local Markets

Inhale the fascinating bouquet of Indian fragrances as we explore local markets.

Aloha on the Ganges

White Water Rafting

Optional white water rafting on the Ganges River (additional fee).

Itinerary

October 17–20, 2020

  • Day 1

    Depart Sursingdhar after breakfast
    Visit the cave where the sage Vashishta meditated, situated along the banks of the Ganges. Have lunch at the hotel followed by check-in. Utilize hotel amenities to rest and unwind in the afternoon.

  • Day 2

    Visit the markets of Ram Jhula
    Morning yoga on the banks of the Ganges. After breakfast, visit the markets of Ram Jhula with an optional visit to the Beatles ashram (entry fee additional). Return to the hotel for lunch and enjoy a relaxing afternoon.

  • Day 3

    Optional white water rafting on the Ganges
    Morning yoga on the banks of the Ganga, followed by breakfast or optional white water rafting on the Ganges with a packed breakfast. Enjoy a relaxed morning and lunch at the hotel. Visit two ancient shrines of the Himalayan Tradition in the afternoon, capped off with aarti (ceremony of light) at Triveni Ghat. Return to the hotel for dinner.

  • Day 4

    Departure
    Morning yoga on the banks of the Ganges, followed by breakfast. Enjoy a leisurely morning before departing for the airport.

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Registration

Registration

Rates:
Shared
  • Shared Accommodation: $650
Single*
  • Single Accommodation: $1,095

For more information or to make a balance payment:
Call: (800) 822-4547 x6
Email: excursions@himalayaninstitute.org

Two Ways to Register:
Online

Register online by completing the registration form below and make your full payment in order to save your space.

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By Mail

Download the Tour Participant Agreement Addendum (“TPA”). Print, read, complete, sign. Mail your signed addendum with full payment.

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If mailing an application, send to:
Himalayan Institute Spiritual Excursions
Attn: Alat Shanti Tigunait
952 Bethany Turnpike
Honesdale, PA 18431 USA