Unique meditation retreat in High Himalayas

  • Gangotri Glacier, Uttarkashi, Uttarákhand, Indie
  • Sep 9 - 20, 2019 (12 days)

Event Highlights

  • Come to elevate your frequency, merge into the high spiritual vibration, go beyond body perception and hone your inner focus. Join us for this unforgettable unique silent retreat in the High Himalayas.
  • Experience adventures hiking, witness the sky full of stars, have a sacred bath in the source of one of the most sacred rivers and to touch your most innate nature within.
  • This unique transformative retreat is set a little over 14000 feet up, on the lap of the Himalayan peaks, guided by meditator, yogi, Om dweller, Swami Shree Ananda Saraswati.

About This Event

Join us for the unique 12 days retreat led in High Himalayas, the place from time immemorial dedicated to meditation, seeking the Truth and indwelling. Come to calm yourself from all outer distraction and enter the Silence Beyond, come to touch your very intrinsic nature,  the True Self. After many years living a secluded life in the Himalayas, we would like to share with you precious knowledge and experiences to find your own realization, reach the inner permanent destination. We invite you to one of the most sacred spots, place of descending the Ganga to the Earth, her very source to join us to seek the Source of the Self, experience vibrant pure Himalayan nature and follow ancient knowledge of the great yogis.


“There is something beyond our mind which abides in silence. It is the supreme mystery beyond thought. Let one’s mind and one’s subtle body rest upon that, and not rest upon anything else. God is sound and silence. Attain therefore contemplation, contemplation in silence on him.” Upanishad

What's Included

  • All inclusive 11 nights lodging, 12 days meals plan, trekking management to
  • the most sacred place of Indian Himalayas, Source of the Mother Ganga, 6
  • nights stay in Tapovan, transports Rishikesh to Rishikesh and program of the
  • retreat.

Venue Highlights


This heavenly abode was chosen by many great yogis of the past for secluded sadhana, emanating high pure vibrations, best ideal for meditation, Himalayan meadow, ranging between such mountain as Mt. Shivling, Mt. Meru, Kedar Dome, Sudarshan, and Bhagirathi.

To reach remote Tapovan, we have to walk distance of 26 km, which will be divided into two days, the beautiful path within Gangotri National park, diverse ecosystem, abundant with various species of flora as deodars, firs, birches, oaks and rhododendrons, and inhabited by more than 150 species of the birds and rare kinds of mammals, as snow leopard, black and brown bear, musk deer, blue sheep, snowcock .

To walk within the valley full of flowers, when everything is permeated by intense fragrance of ayurvedic herbs as Himalayan tulsi, wild roses, and thyme, with the Ganges guiding the way to her very source and white, snow-capped peaks with spectacular views is the healing and nourishing experience itself.



1 night Rishikesh, Hotel, double sharing
1 night Gangotri, Hotel, double sharing
8 nights Gangotri National Park, Tent, single sharing
(1 night Bhujbasa, 1 night Chirbasa, 6 nights Tapovan)
1 night Gangotri, Hotel, double sharing
Single occupancy in Hotels for an extra charge. Need to be reserved during registration.

We provide latest high-quality equipment for a comfortable stay in wild nature. Each participant will get own tent, 1 thin and 1 thick mattress, sleeping bag, warm sleeping insertion, blanket, pillow, solar lantern.

Our camp will consist kitchen, dining, meditation tents, tents for staff, bathroom and toilet tents with solar hot shower,
Within the retreat team of experienced assistants will take care of the group, as mountain guides, cooks, potters, helpers to enhance your stay.


  • Tour Assistance

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic


Ayurvedic balanced meals will be served three times a day, two times tea with snacks, vegetarian/vegan food without garlic and onion. Please, about special diet requirements inform us during registration.


Rishikesh, our starting point you can reach by direct flights from Delhi, car, bus or train.

Nearest airport Dehradun Jolly Grant, the domestic airport just 20 km far from Rishikesh.

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 30-59 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-29 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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ancient tradition himalayas meditation silence yoga

You are the solitary witness of everything...

Be part of the meditation retreat in September 2019. Realize the Silence beyond. Come to discover vibration of the high Himalayas.

Posted by The Silence of the True Self on Friday, July 12, 2019

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