North India: Call 317.753.1266 to pay $3,995 by check or cash
Journey to India, the birth place of yoga. Mesmerizing. Bold. Profoundly spiritual. Steeped in tradition. Our unique, custom journey will lead us into the heart of the cultural, spiritual and scenic diversity that is North India.
Join us on our quest to see, feel, hear, taste and deeply experience the interwoven layers of India’s rich culture and history. Experience the richness of India’s many faces by visiting some of the holiest sites for Hindus, Yogis, Sikhs and Buddhists.
Our private travel host will expertly guide us to the highlights of North India where we will experience festivals and ceremonies, spiritual places and practices, spectacular sites old and new, city life and nature.
Both yogis and non-yogis will find themselves at home with us on this trip.
March 7 - March 21, 2020
$4155 includes processing fees.
$4155 includes processing fees.
For travel questions, contact Sarah Reuter at 317-654-0161.
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MARCH 8 Arrive in Delhi for a traditional warm Indian welcome and private transfer to our hotel.
MARCH 9 We lace up our shoes to “Walk the Street Life of [Old] Delhi” with former street children. We will enjoy lunch and a tour of New Delhi by rickshaw.
MARCH 10 Morning yoga prepares us for the colorful Holi Festival Celebration in Delhi. This ancient Hindu festival celebrates the coming of spring.
MARCH 11 Train ride to/from Agra for a private tour of the majestic Taj Mahal and famed Agra fort.
MARCH 12 Travel to Haridwar and continue on to Rishikesh, the spiritual home of yoga. Our visit includes an evening Aarti ceremony, a tradition of sound, flame and color, on the banks of the Ganges River where the sadhus [holy men] gather.
MARCH 13 Visit 2 ashrams: Parmarth Niketan Ashram, the largest in Rishikesh known for its ornate gardens, and the overgrown ruins of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, known as the place where The Beatles wrote the White Album.
MARCH 14 Morning yoga warms us up for a spectacular hike to Neer Gaddu Waterfall.
MARCH 15 Yoga at our beautiful hotel and half day in Rishikesh before boarding the train to Delhi.
MARCH 16 Visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, one of the holiest Sikh houses of worship in Delhi. Take evening express train to Amritsar to rest up for a full day.
MARCH 17 Our first stop takes us to the Golden Temple, aglow in the morning light, and to Jallianwala Bagh, the national memorial in Amritsar commemorating the British massacre of 1919. As the sun sets, we will witness the pageantry of the lowering-of-the-flags ceremony along the Wagha Border between India and Pakistan.
MARCH 18 Early morning departure for a scenic drive to Dharamshala, home to the 14th Dalai Lama in exile. View the snow-capped peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains known for their spectacular beauty. Our visit includes an afternoon tour of the heart of Tibetan Buddhism.
MARCH 19 After our morning yoga, we take to the hills with a boxed lunch and hot chai. The famed Triund Mountain trek is a 3-hour hike through forests of oak and rhododendron with scenic views of the Dhauladhar mountains and the Kangra valley.
MARCH 20 We enjoy a relaxing morning before flying to Delhi for a visit to Lodhi Gardens and our farewell dinner.