Join us for a spiritual tour to Himalayas. The trip is guided by Sohan and his team as an insight to a healthy lifestyle, spiritual rituals and visiting of temples. We will practice authentic Indian Yoga and Meditation every day and the region will allow us to connect with Himalaya's Energy. There will be lectures on the purpose of human life and spiritual development, as well as lectures on how to live a happy and peaceful life.
Length of the trip - 9 days
Price - 695 Euros
Guiding, Yoga and Meditation courses with Sohan
Accommodation - Hotels (Double or Twin-room sharing)
DAY 1 - 6th of March Arrival to Delhi / Delhi to Dehradun (1hr flight) / Dehradun to Rishikesh (1hrs 30min drive)
Arrive in the morning at Delhi Airport and transfer for flight to Dehradun which will be around 11:00 am and we will be reaching Dehradun in a hour. We will be picked up from the airport and will be driving to Rishikesh and arrive by 14:00 hrs and relax for the day.
DAY 2 - 7th of March Rishikesh to Devprayag (2hrs 30min) / to Rudraprayag (2hrs 30min) After Breakfast we will depart for Devprayag, Which is the confluence of the two holy rivers, the Bhagirathi - the chief stream of the Ganges and the Alaknanda. The holiness of this place is considered equal to the famous Triveni sangam confluence at Allahabad where the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers merge.Significance of Prayags (Confluence of Two or more rivers): Prayag in Hindu religion signifies the holy confluence of two or more rivers, where devotees take a bath before entering the temple.
Devotees believe that taking a dip here cleanse a person’s mind, body, karma and soul and bring him/her closer to the moksha or incarnation. We will make a Visit the holy confluence of river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Rivers after this confluence the river is called Ganga . Among many legendary kings who did penance here were, Rama- to atone for his sin of killing the demon-king Ravana ,a Brahmin. A famous temple dedicated to Rama called the Raghunath Math is located above the confluence. A 15 ft (4.6 m) high, black granite image of Rama is worshipped here as the central icon. It is believed to be installed in the temple about 1250 years ago.
After lunch we will depart to Rudraprayag Which is a confluence of river Alaknanda and Mandakani River.
DAY 3 – 8th of March Rudraprayag to Karnaprayag (1hrs30min) / Karnaprayag to Nandaprayag (1 hr)
In the morning we will have a meditation session and then we will have our breakfast and depart for the day excursion to Karnaprayag and Nandaprayag. Karnaprayag is the confluence of River Alaknanda River and Pindar river.
The epic Mahabharata legend narrates that Karna did penance here and earned the protective gear of Kavacha (Armour) and Kundala (ear rings) from his father, the Sun god, which gave him indestructible powers. The name of the confluence is thus derived from the name of Karn Nandaprayag. Located in the Himalayan ranges, Nandaprayag is popular for the amazing view of snow peaks and the Gopalji Temple located on the banks of River Alaknanda.
DAY 4 – 9th of March Mar Rudrapayag to Guptkashi (2hrs 30min) In morning we will be visiting Koteshwar shiva temple situated on the banks of Alaknanda river. The location is presumed to be the spot where Lord Shiva had stopped for meditation on his way to Kedarnath. After Breakfast we will start our day excursion to Guptkashi Steeped in legend and lore, the scenic town of Guptkashi is an important town on the routes to Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar. Here, in sylvan surroundings came Shiva to hide from the Pandavas who were following him to seek redemption for their sins. To escape detection, the Lord lived incognito and the town has been named Gupt (hidden) Kashi ever since. The ancient temples of Vishwanath, Ardhnareshwar and Manikarnik Kund are the main places of attraction in Guptkashi.
DAY 5 - 10th of March Rudraprayag In the morning we will have a Meditation session and day will be free and easy, you can just relax. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.
DAY 6 – 11th of March Rudraprayag to Rishikesh(5 hrs 30min) After Breakfast we will depart at 11:00 hrs for our journey to Rishikesh and will be reaching around 16:00 hrs. DAY 7 – 12th of March Rishikesh In the morning, we will have yoga and meditation session and after that will have our breakfast then will proceed our visit to Rishikesh, where you can walk along River Ganga in the market and visit to the Parmarth Niketan Ashram at 14:30.
Here you will also be meeting some saints and taking blessings from them. After that, you can take a walk around Rhikesh Market and then we will be attending Holy Ganga Aarti which takes place around 18:00 and the mantra chanting during the Aarti on the banks of ganga provides a sense of calmness to our mind and soul that you have never experienced before.
Overnight stay at Rishikesh.
DAY 8 – 13th of March Rishikesh to Dehradun (1 Hrs 30 Min) / Flight to Delhi We will have a early departure from Rishikesh. We will leave hotel at 05:00 hrs to catch our flight from Dehradun at 08:25 hrs to reach Delhi by 09:30 hrs.
Those who will be joining us for Detox tour will head to Vrindavan (READ BELOW).
Those who will be departing next day from Delhi back to home we will be arranging a Delhi visit to Lotus temple and Akshrdham temple (we will depart in morning by 08:00 hrs and reach Delhi by 14:00 hrs, visit Lotus temple and then proceed to visit Akshardham temple).
DAY 9 – 14th of March Drop to Delhi Airport After Breakfast we will be dropping you to Delhi Airport for your onward journey as per your flight timings.
Day 1: Arrival at Delhi, Domestic Flight to Dehradun and transfer to Rishikesh (120 Km / 4 hrs)
Day 2: Rishikesh to Rudraprayag (140 Km / 5hrs 30 Min)
Day 3 : Rudraprayag to Karnaprayag ( 35 Km / 1 hrs 30 Min) to Nandaprayag (21 Km / 1 hrs )
Day 4 : Rudraprayag to Guptkashi (45 Km / 2 hrs 30 Min)
Day 5 : Rudraprayag
Day 6: Rudraprayag to Rishikesh (140 Km / 4 hrs 30 Min)
Day 7: Rishikesh
Day 8: Rishikesh to Dehradun (50 Km / 1 hrs 30 Min) fly to Delhi 1 hrs