Valley of Flowers Pre Add-on: Yoga, Culture, & Relaxation in Rishikesh2019-11-08T09:55:05-05:00

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

3 Night Optional Add-On

September 17–20, 2020

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Add-On Overview

Add-On Overview

Get over jetlag and settle into India with three nights in the yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh. Our days will consist of morning yoga with guided breath awareness along the Ganges river, exploring local markets and visiting shrines of the Himalayan Tradition, and enjoying the luxurious amenities at our hotel, Aloha on the Ganges, which include spa treatments, an infinity pool overlooking the Ganges, two wonderful restaurants, and plenty of green space to relax and enjoy the ambiance of the Himalayan foothills.

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

Aloha on the Ganges

Rest and digest in the beautiful setting of Aloha on the Ganges before embarking on our two-week pilgrimage.

Itinerary

September 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

    Visits to two ancient shrines in Rishikesh
    Morning yoga along the Ganges. After breakfast, enjoy free time at the hotel or take a taxi to explore the town. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon visits to two ancient shrines in Rishikesh, capped off with evening aarti (ceremony of light) at Triveni Ghat.

  • 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: $649
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 payment (deposit or full) in order to save your space.

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By Mail

Download the Tour Participant Agreement (“TPA”). Print, read, complete, sign. Mail your signed TPA with deposit or 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