Boost Camp India: Mindfulness, Adventure & authentic India Travel (Golden Triangle, Alsisar and Rishikesh)

  • Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Alsisar & Rishikesh
  • Sep 1 - 11, 2019 (11 days)

About This Event

Do you want to go on a retreat but at the same time, you would like to see Indian historical, natural & cultural gems, taste new flavours, meet like-minded people (contact info blocked) (contact info blocked) fun?

What if there could a combination of retreat, adventure and deep cultural travel experience? Boost Camp is a 360-degree approach designed to boost your happiness and life and also make the best use of your holidays.

What you'll do on Boost Camp India, Golden Triangle, Alsisar & Rishikesh?

Get amazed with the iconic sites as Jama Masjid in New Delhi, Taj Mahal in Agra or Amber Palace in Jaipur. Take a crazy rickshaw ride on the Old Delhi's narrow streets, sleep like a maharaja in Alsisar Mahal palace, count steps of the stunning step-well Chand Baori and take your time to soak in the spiritual atmosphere of meditation and yoga centre, Rishikesh. Set in the Himalayan foothills and crossed by holy Ganges river, Rishikesh is a centre of yoga and meditation. Here you'll immerse in the tranquil atmosphere and continue the mindful exploration. Some adventures are waiting for you to boost your level of confidence. What would you say about Himalayan Ganges whitewater rafting?

While you’ll be getting deeper into Indian landscape and intimidating cultural heritage, you’ll have a chance to go deeper within yourself. Shubho, with 19-year meditation practice, will guide mindfulness & meditation sessions.

Get rid of the toxic thinking patterns, learn how to calm your mind and how to be more present in your life. Boost Camp India - a plan for a meaningful holiday.

DAY 1

Prepare yourself for million sensations while you set foot in a different, fascinating world at your arrival to New Delhi. We’ll meet you at the airport and arrange the transfer to your comfortable accommodation. Orientation and welcoming dinner.

Overnight stay: Delhi

DAY 2

Delve into Old Delhi crowded bazaars and winding alleys. Take a crazy rickshaw ride through the narrow streets. Visit the imposing Red Fort and Jama Masjid and admire the excellence of Mughal architecture.  Take a breath in Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, the Sikh place of worship and visit its enormous kitchen serving 10 000 meals a day. Leave for Agra in the late afternoon. Check in at the hotel.

Overnight stay: Agra

DAY 3

Get amazed with Taj Mahal which is surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20 000 men laboured on it for over seventeen years. Wander inside the monumental walls of Agra’s Red Fort where marble pavilions with floral inlays create a stunning ambience.  See how the marble is crafted by local craftsman following the traditional inlay art. Taste authentic flavours during the charming dinner.

Overnight stay: Agra

DAY 4

On the way to Jaipur visit Fatehpur Sikri, a 16th century deserted red sandstone city, built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. Later, at Chand Baori try to count 3500 steps of the most spectacular stepwell in India. After reaching Jaipur see the colourful local folk dance while trying local delicacies at the dinner.

Overnight stay: Jaipur

DAY 5

Jaipur called also a Pink City still keeps a magical old-world atmosphere and the aroma of the oriental romance is in the air. Experience an unforgettable ride on decorated elephant-back, to the Amber Fort which houses the magnificent Marble Palace, Temple of Victory, and Hall of Mirrors. Later visit the City Palace, home of the present Maharajah.

Overnight stay: Jaipur

DAY 6

After breakfast drive to Alsisar. Check-in the magnificent and breathtaking palace Alsisar Mahal. The opulent royal rooms where you’ll indulge in a lavish stay are full of Rajasthani charm. The glorious history is reflected in the beautiful frescoes, grand courtyards and splendid dining area. In the afternoon visit a great merchant palace and Hindu temples and spectacular world of hand-painted havelis (mansions). Have a closer look at local communities everyday life in the nearby villages.

Overnight stay: Alsisar

DAY 7

In the morning relax at the swimming pool. Take part in the mindfulness session, surrounded by the historical atmosphere of Alsisar Mahal palace. Before noon drive back to Delhi. Going through the local roads will give you more insight into the countryside life. After reaching Delhi take the evening flight to Rishikesh. Set in the Himalayan foothills and crossed by holy Ganges river, Rishikesh is a centre of yoga and meditation. Immerse in the tranquil atmosphere of this place and continue the mindful exploration.

Overnight stay: Rishikesh

DAY 8

In the morning learn different techniques of meditation at the ashram. Later, during the mindfulness session by the Ganges river find out what triggers the negative emotions, frustration and stress and learn how to minimize them. Set off for whitewater rafting and conquer the rapids of the mystique Ganges. As dusk will descend, take part in the Ganga Aarti, a spiritual ritual that uses fire as an offering to the goddess of the holiest river in India – Maa Ganga. In the evening you’ll have a chance to taste the authentic, delicious and safe street-food. No travel to India can be complete without this experience.

Overnight stay: Rishikesh

DAY 9

Start the day with the morning meditation, learning ancient techniques at the ashram. Go deep into your own emotions during the mindfulness session by the Ganges river. Follow the turquoise rapids of Ganges on the nature walk with beautiful views. Later visit Hinduist temples and learn about the 4000 thousand-year-old year culture and Vedic art of living.

Overnight stay: Rishikesh

DAY 10

In the morning climb to Kunjapuri Devi temple and observe distant Himalayan range in the rising sunlight.   Later visit the local markets, see the day-to-day life and bizarre, hectic and so “Indian” hustle-bustle. In the afternoon scenic drive to the airport and fly back to Delhi.

Overnight stay: Rishikesh

DAY 11

Relaxing morning with a session of sharing your experiences. Time to say goodbye and drive to the airport.   But that’s not it! You are a Boost Camper now and your journey continues…Use your new boosting rituals, stay in touch with other Boost Campers and take part in post Boost Camp meetings!

Don't live the same year 75 times and call it a life.- Robin S. Sharma

Event Highlights

  • Relax but also learn how to relax and calm your mind when you are back to the crazy, busy world
  • Delve into different adventures to boost your excitement (ie: rafting, trekking)
  • Get a deep cultural and authentic travel experience
  • Start creating powerful habits that will empower you to take control of your life
  • Have amazing dining experiences, tried-and-tested, with incredible settings and authentic Indian cuisine
  • Sleep in the Alsisar Mahal palace and experience the grandeur of Rajasthani splendid history
  • Join a small group of like-minded travellers and stay connected

Schedule

EACH DAY AT BOOST CAMP INDIA:

1. Morning boosting activities (healthy breakfast & detox drink/exercises/meditation)

2. Authentic travel experience delving into the Indian culture, nature and community

3. Wrap up the day with an amazing dinner

What's Included

  • 10-night accommodation (including 1 night at Alsisar Mahal palace)
  • Healthy breakfasts
  • Inspirational group sessions (meditation & mindfulness)
  • Amazing & unique dinners
  • All transport in India
  • Adventures: rafting, trekking
  • All tours mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking guides
  • All entrance fees and local taxes as per the itinerary

What's Not Included

• Flight to New Delhi
• 90 USD for Internal Flights
• 45 USD for Tips
• Insurance
• Lunch
• Personal shopping

Accommodations

We believe that after taking a break from your busy day-to-day life you deserve to spoil yourself a little bit. That’s why Boost Camp India accommodation is outstanding: from luxurious hotels with a charm to authentic maharajah palace in Alsisar Mahal and comfortable accommodation in Rishikesh.

Menu/Cuisine

From the humble, family-run eatery, through the authentic street food to the royal style feasts – we want you to taste a real India with us.

Directions

We'll arrange your pick up from New Delhi airport and take you to the hotel where you will meet other Boost Campers.

Tags: adventure community culture discover india fun meditation mindfulness travel

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