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Experience peaceful days of Spiritual Yoga and Meditation. Enjoy the spiritual retreat in the Himalayas amidst valleys, trees, birds and nature and great view of the mighty Himalayas at Sunrise and Sunset.
Embrace yourself at Ananda with yoga and meditation classes are available for special guests. The gurus of yoga experts will teach the lesson as well as yoga and meditation posture. Every morning start your day with yoga class. At night, there will massage therapy. There is a long list of treatments, stress, detoxification and cleansing, relaxation, weight loss, anti-aging, etc. Take your own choice for each day. There are 21 treatment rooms at Ananda that incorporate both India and Western technology Ayurveda spa. Therapists are experts in the presentation. Even during their stay, meals are served in accordance with the guidance of the nutritionist. You can see perfection everywhere.
Arrive late night at New Delhi International airport. On arrival at Indira Gandhi International airport, the guest will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
This morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi - Former centre of Mughul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Visit the vast Red Fort, built in 1648, the Jamia Masjid, The greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon drive past the stately government buildings of the British era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar. Overnight at hotel.
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later check out and drive to Haridwar. Upon arrival at Haridwar check-in to your hotel for night stay.
After refresh yourself, later proceed for half day guided tour to Haridwar, visit Daksh Prajapati Temple, Anandamayi Ashram, Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi, Bhuma Niketan, Bharat Mata Mandir, and other temples and ashrams. Experience Ganga Aarti ceremony in evening which is performed at Har ki Pauri. Overnight at hotel.
Today morning after breakfast at hotel, later check out and drive to Rishikesh. Upon arrival at Rishikesh check-in at Ananda in Himalayas for night stay. Rest of the day is free for your own leisure activities. Overnight at hotel.
A legendary fount of religion and spirituality, Narendra Nagar, was chosen by the Maharaja, Narendera Shah to house the palace of Tehri Garhwal. In time, the regal corridors of the palace echoed with the footsteps of distinguished guests.
Now, home to "Ananda", this royal precinct and palace of the past is bestowed with the renewed tranquility. As South Asia's finest destination resort and spa. Ananda brings alive a spiritual vision, uplifting wisdom of the ages and the pure bliss of being. Afternoon is at leisure for SPA activities. The wellness centre, invites you to a journey of self-discovery and rejuvenation. Dedicated to you wellness is a vast universe of 21,000 sq.ft. Embodying the promise of health and vitality, youthfulness and beauty. In the healing presence of nature and positive aura of the Spa, uplift your spirits. Rely on the confident energy of nutritionists, physicians, the Spa therapists and their knowledge of ancient sciences and modern western treatment.
At the "Wellness Centre" an intrinsic element of Spa treatment is natural Himalayan spring water. Revive your body in the sauna, spa, steam room and the hot and cold plunge baths, soothe away stress and tension with Himalayan Hydrotherapy.
Feel your body being renewed with warm and silken herbal oil massages. Wrap your body in comforting cape of firming clay, while inhaling the elevating aromas of herbs and spices. Stimulate vital pulse points and sculpt your body with multi-flow water jets. Invigorate your sense, immersed in a bath perfumed with fresh blossoms.
Ayurveda: Experience the healing science of Ayurveda, Benefit from centuries old herbal remedies. Remark yourself through the renowned "Panchkarma" treatment that detoxifies the body and mind.
Yoga: the ancient science of Yoga upholds wellness as a natural state of being, when the mind, body and environment coexist in total harmony. Inner peace becomes a goal for the person seeking good health and well being.
Optional: Drive to Rishikesh. Arrive at Rishikesh. Walk down to Triveni Ghat by a Ganges River to witness evening "arti" which starts at 1800 hrs. Hundreds of people congregate here each evening to witness traditional Hindu prayer. After arti, return to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Drive from hotel to Marine drive, the put-in point for rafting. Life jackets, helmets and paddles are provided at Marine drive. The rafters are given a complete briefing on rafting. Raft down from Marine drive to Beach Tented Camp negotiating some of the best rapids on the river like, "Three Blind Mice" (grade III, moderately difficult), "Crossfire" and "Body surfing" for more adventurous ones". Conclude rafting at Beach Tented Camp.
Welcome drink at the take-out. Tent, hot water shower, bio-friendly toiletries and towels will be provided.
Lunch at camp. After lunch, drive back to Ananda. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the facilities of the hotel such as ayurvedic massage, swimming, tennis etc. Overnight at hotel.
After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi - check into hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
After dinner transfer to the international airport to connect flight back home.