Explore India ,Find Yourself  |  January 18-31, 2019

Wander the spice markets of Jaipur in the early morning hours; ride a camel into the dessert for a traditional Rajasthani meal; meditate in the cave of a holy swami along the banks of the Ganges.

There is so much to experience of India. Join us as we wander with intention through holy cities, spiritual temples and historic sites.

Full Price $3,500
Payment Plans: Non-refundable $500 deposit required to secure your spot.

Option 1: Pay deposit by May 31, pay in full by June 30 save $500 (Total cost: $3,000)

Option 2: Pay deposit by May 31, pay in full by August 31 save $300 (Total cost: $3,200)

Option 3: Pay in full between September 1 – October 31 save $200 (Total cost: $3,300) Deposit must be paid by August 31, 2018.

Personalized payment plans available upon request. Single occupancy rates available upon request.

Included:

  • Hotel accommodations 14 days/13 nights (double occupancy)
  • 70 minute full body Ayurvedic massage upon arriving in Jaipur
  • 2 meals per day
  • All transportation and transfers within India (several short flights, bus)
  • Entrance fees to temples, forts and other sites
  • Boat tour of Udaipur
  • Traditional Indian painting class
  • A boat ride across the river Ganges
  • Visit to Vashistha Guha, a holy cave
  • Daily yoga and yoga nidra
  • Meditation on the banks of the Ganges

Not included:

  • Airfare to and from India
  • Personal purchases such as laundry, snacks, etc.

 

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COMPLETE SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Day One: Friday, January 18, 2019

  • Depart for India (arrive Delhi sometime on 19 January)

 

Day Two: Saturday, January 19, 2019 (overnight in Delhi)

  • Arrive Delhi – we will meet you at the airport
  • Rest, relax, acclimate to the time change
  • All meals included

 

Day Three: Sunday, January 20, 2019 (overnight in Jaipur)

  • Gentle yoga practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Fly to Jaipur – the Pink City
  • Receive complimentary 70 minute Ayurvedic massage
  • Easy day of relaxation and adjustment
  • Walk the marketplace and bazaar
  • Dinner together

 

Day Four: Monday, January 21, 2019 (overnight in Jaipur)

  • Morning yoga and meditation practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds)
  • Amber Fort – Elephant ride into the fort
  • Explore a traditional block printing and textile factory
  • Time for Shopping
  • Dinner together

 

Day Five: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 (overnight in Jaipur)

  • Morning yoga and meditation practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning spice market walk
  • Visit Albert Hall Museum
  • Explore Galta Temple (monkey temple) – feed the monkeys
  • Dinner together

 

Day Six: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (overnight in Pushkar)

  • Morning yoga and meditation practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel  to the holy city of Pushkar
  • Visit the only Brahma Temple in India
  • Receive a blessing on banks of the sacred lake
  • Time to wander and explore the markets
  • Camel ride into the desert for a traditional Rajasthani meal together

 

Day Seven: Thursday, January 24, 2019 (overnight in Jodhpur)

  • Morning yoga and meditation practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel to Jodhpur
  • Lunch together
  • Evening Yoga Nidra
  • Dinner together

 

Day Eight: Friday, January 25, 2019 (overnight in Jodhpur)

  • Morning yoga and meditation practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Attend art class at Umaid Heritage Art School
  • Visit Mehrangarh Fort
  • Walk the bazaars of Jodpur
  • Dinner toghether

 

Day Nine: Saturday, January 26, 2019 (overnight in Udaipur)

  • Morning yoga and meditation practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel Jodhpur to Udaipur
  • Visit Jain Temples in Ranakpur on the way to Udaipur
  • Dinner together

 

Day Ten: Sunday, January 27, 2019 (overnight in Udaipur)

  • Morning yoga and meditation practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Sahelion-Ki-Bari (Garden of the Maids)
  • Visit City Palace
  • Take a boat ride around the lake palace
  • Sip Chai on rooftop
  • Dinner together

 

Day Eleven: Monday, January 28, 2019 (overnight in Rishikesh)

  • Morning yoga and meditation practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel from Udaipur to Delhi – fly
  • Travel from Delhi to Dehradun – short flight
  • Travel from Dehradun to Rishikesh by car
  • River blessing on the banks of the Ganges
  • Dinner together

 

Day Twelve: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (overnight in Rishikesh)

  • Meditation on the banks of the Ganges
  • Morning yoga practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Aarti at Divine Light Society
  • Visit Vashitha Guha – holy cave on the river
  • Dinner at Madras Café

 

Day Thirteen: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (Overnight in Rishikesh)

  • Meditation on the banks of the Ganges
  • Morning yoga practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Free day to explore Rishikesh
  • Lunch at Ramana’s Garden – delicious fresh western fare with a purpose
  • Optional activities: Shopping in Laxman Jhula, visit the Beatles Ashram, climb the 13 floors of the Bodh Nath temple, explore
  • Dinner together

 

Day Fourteen: Thursday, January 31, 2019 (Overnight in Rishikesh)

  • Meditation on the banks of the Ganges
  • Morning yoga practice
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Departures for Dehradun to Delhi to home