The Real India Experience ~ Yoga & Ayurveda Holiday in Rishikesh, North India

  • Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Oct 25 - Nov 3, 2018 (10 days)
  • £1049 - £1349

About us

***EARLY BIRD BOOKING DISCOUNT: RECEIVE £100PP OFF ALL NOTED RATES WHEN YOU BOOK BY 31 JULY 2018***

Enchanting Rishikesh, a city at the foothills of the Himalayas, known for the sacred waters of the River Ganga, a truly special place where its natural positive and healing energy is felt as soon as you arrive, attracting many from all over the world to experience Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda. You need not be spiritual or religious to want to visit Rishikesh, it's simply a must-feel place where you will experience and fall in love with the real India, the perfect place to nurture the mind, body and soul. 

On this Yoga Holiday you will enjoy daily meditations, receive Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes complimented by a week of therapeutic Ayurvedic treatments. You will leave feeling more grounded, rejuvenated, fitter and healthier than ever before. I look forward to welcoming you to this unique NishaYoga Holiday in Rishikesh, North India.

£1149pp Double Occupancy in a Superior Double / Twin Room 

£1349pp Single Occupancy in a Superior Room 

 ***£100PP DISCOUNT ON ALL NOTED RATES WHEN YOU BOOK BY 31 JULY***

There are a limited number of rooms available so be quick to book in your place. 

Non-Yogi and/or non-Ayurvedic treatment packages for accompanying friends and family are available. Contact us for these rates – they’ll get everything included apart from the Yoga classes/Ayurvedic treatments.   

CONTACT NISHA NOW TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE OR FOR MORE DETAILS

Email: info@nishayoga.com

Full details: http://www.nishayoga.com/rishikesh-yoga-holiday

Experience the journey into your body, mind and soul on this NishaYoga Holiday.

Event Highlights

  • Daily Meditation Sessions
  • Twice Daily Vinyasa Yoga Classes
  • Ayurvedic Consultation and 7 days of Ayurvedic Treatments
  • Personal 20-minute Reiki Treatment
  • Sunrise Excursion to Kunjapuri Temple
  • Sunset Ganga Aarti Ceremony
  • Excursions to Beatles Ashram
  • Local walking tour of Rishikesh
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • Unlimited herbal tea during Ayurvedic treatment program
  • Unlimited filtered water
  • Welcome drink
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Private airport transfers to/from Dehradun Airport (DED)

Venue Highlights

The Ayurvedic centre where all your Ayurvedic treatments will be given is conveniently located in the hotel where you will stay and is one of the best Ayurvedic centres in Rishikesh with hygienic facilities and professional staff.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Schedule

MEDITATION AND YOGA CLASSES
You will start your day with morning meditation learning about and focusing on each chakra over the first seven mornings to help balance the body, mind, and soul connection for overall well being. We have seven chakras in our body which are our internal energy points. When our chakras are blocked, it builds up our internal energy which causes the body, mind and soul to disconnect which can set us up for physical and emotional problems leading to illness, feeling tired, lacking confidence, feeling lost and unmotivated, generally having more negative thoughts. When our chakras are open, the body, mind and soul connection are united and balanced and so the flow of energy flows effortlessly within us where we will feel more positive, productive and healthier.

The morning yoga classes will be Vinyasa flow style with the main focus being on the breath to encourage the calming of the mind and to gain an awareness of a mindful practice, whilst building strength and increasing flexibility within the body. Moving through a flow of sequences will help the body detox as you flow in and out of each asana (pose). The evening classes will be flowing but slower and gentler ending with a mix of pranayama and meditations to help stay present with the mind and breath.

There will also be a workshop style class where you take more time to break down some asanas to help get into them safely and allow you to move deeper into your own personal practice. Each class will be around 75-90 minutes. All classes are suitable for beginners as well as for more seasoned yogis to either help get you started on your yoga and meditation journey or to help deepen your current practice.

AYURVEDIC TREATMENTS
Ayurveda, like Yoga, is a Vedic science, the Sanskrit translation of the word literally meaning Science of Life. Ayurveda is a well-known ancient form of natural healing with the aim of detoxifying all toxins from the body. Toxins build up in our body over time even when naturally a healthy person, therefore Ayurvedic treatments are great to have whether you have any specific ongoing ailments you wish to address or not, and doing an Ayurvedic treatment program as such, on a yearly basis at the least, is highly recommended.

After your initial one-on-one consultation with the Ayurvedic specialist, you will decide whether to take a seven-day program of either an Ayurvedic Panchakarma Treatment Program or a Rejuvenating Ayurvedic Treatment Program. Some Ayurvedic treatments involve using dairy products such as milk and ghee, however treatments can be tailored for vegans.

REIKI TREATMENT
Reiki is a natural healing technique done through energy channeling by means of gentle touch, to activate the natural healing process of the patient's body and restore both physical and mental well-being. Reiki energy is all positive energy, therefore receiving these positive vibes also helps let go of any negative thoughts and feelings that may be holding you back. A treatment that is all natural and therefore truly beneficial for all.

APPROX. DAILY SCHEDULE
DAY 1
14:00 Check-in. Free time to explore your new home and get into holiday mode
17:30 Meet Nisha and fellow yogis followed by your first yoga class
20:00 Welcome dinner

DAYS 2 - 8
08:00 Morning meditation and yoga class
09:30 Breakfast
11:00 Ayurvedic consultation and seven days of treatment / free time
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Ayurvedic treatments / free time
17:30 Evening yoga class
19:30 Dinner

DAY 9
08:00 Morning yoga class
09:30 Breakfast
11:00 Free time to explore Rishikesh on your own
17:30 Evening yoga class
19:30 Dinner

DAY 10
08:00 Morning yoga class
09:30 Breakfast
12:00 Checkout and farewells

*On excursion days, you may only be able to fit in one yoga class - subject to timings.

This yoga holiday is unique in that it offers a limited number of places to keep the yoga group small, therefore giving you a warm and welcoming experience, that extra one-on-one attention to help you along your own personal yoga journey.

This is your holiday, it's totally up to you how you wish to spend it. You are free to attend some or all of the classes and activities included in the itinerary. Choose what's right for you and enjoy your well-deserved break.

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

You will be served appetizing Indian and International vegetarian meals for your 3 meals a day along with a hot or cold drink at each meal, all to compliment your Ayurvedic treatments. Food will be freshly made using local ingredients. We will also dine at some local restaurants so you can experience more of Rishikesh and enjoy the delicious foods on offer.

Accommodations

In Room Facilities Include:
• Double/Twin Bedded Rooms
• Ensuite Bathroom
• Ceiling Fan/Air Conditioning
• Cable TV
• Complimentary Bath Towel
• Free Wi-Fi
• Room Cleaning on Request

Directions

New Delhi Airport (DEL), the closest international airport to arrive into if arriving from outside of India. There are several direct and slightly cheaper non-direct flights from many international airports into New Delhi Airport.

Dehradun Airport (DEH), the closest airport to Rishikesh to arrive into for this Yoga Holiday. You are advised to book a connecting flight from Delhi to Dehradun Airport. Please leave enough time in-between flights from/to Delhi as it's likely you will arrive/depart from different terminals in Delhi which you will need some time to do especially if your flights are not connecting with the same airline. Upon arrival into Dehradun Airport, your private taxi transfer service will be waiting for you.

It is possible to hire a private taxi from Delhi to Rishikesh (approx. a 6 hour drive) if you prefer. This can be arranged for you at an additional cost.

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