Meditation Retreat Rishikesh – A Journey To Inner Self

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9 Nights /10 Days

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Golden Triangle – Meditation Retreat Rishikesh:

Meditation Retreat in Rishikesh: Join us for our 3-day Himalayan Meditation and Yoga Retreat. This short yet immersive program offers spiritual discourses and basic yoga teachings. Explore sacred sites in the Himalayan foothills and learn to integrate yoga into daily life. Accommodations, meals, and a guided excursion are included in the course fee.

 

Meditation Course in Rishikesh (Meditation Retreat Rishikesh):

Rishikesh, nestled in the Himalayan foothills, is renowned worldwide as a hub for yoga and meditation. It’s a place where seekers come to deepen their spiritual practice, with numerous ashrams offering teachings in yoga, meditation, and ancient philosophies. The town’s serene setting along the banks of the Ganges provides an ideal backdrop for introspection and self-discovery.

Meditation Course in Rishikesh (Meditation Retreat Rishikesh)

Duration: – 9 Nights/ 10 Days

Destinations: – Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Rishikesh

Rishikesh Tour And Travels

ITINERARY – Meditation Retreat Rishikesh

Embark on a 9 nights, 10 days journey with Rishikesh Tour And Travels, as we unveil the essence of India through our meticulously curated Rishikesh tour plan. Explore the iconic Golden Triangle, encompassing Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, before immersing yourself in the tranquility of Rishikesh’s spiritual retreats. Conclude your adventure with a visit to the sacred city of Varanasi, experiencing the ancient traditions along the banks of the Ganges.

Day 1. Arrival – New Delhi

  • Upon arrival in Delhi by international flight, our Spanish-speaking representative, specialized in Haridwar Rishikesh tour package from Delhi, will greet you at the airport. They will provide assistance and ensure a seamless transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Golden Triangle and Rishikesh (Meditation Retreat Rishikesh)

Duration at destination: – 9 Nights/ 10 Days

Destinations: – Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Rishikesh

Day 2. New Delhi

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to old Delhi, doing orientation around old Delhi area, walking outside red fort, Chandni chowk street and stop to visit Gandhi’s memorial raj Ghat, this beautiful park is where the cenotaph is located consisting of a black marble platform indicating the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated after his assassination. We will continue our tour through New Delhi. The government buildings, the Gate of India, a triumphal arch built in stone and with a height of 42 mt., which contains the names of the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died during World War I. Panoramic tour of the parliament area and the president’s residence. Later, visit the Humayun Tomb The 16th-century tomb of the Mughal emperor Humayun is the first of the great masterpieces of Mughal architecture. Built entirely of red sandstone and marble, the tomb shows considerable Persian influence. It introduced high arches and double domes to Indian architecture. Finally, we will see the Qutub Minar, one of the oldest monuments of the first city of Delhi, since its construction began in 1199. This complex is characterized by combining Hindu styles with Islamic elements. Its minaret, or minaret, is the highest in the world, reaching a height of 72.5 mt. arranged in five layers of decreasing diameter. At the foot of the minaret is the Alai Darwaza Gate, made of red and yellow bricks, which was once the entrance to the mosque. Also here is the tomb of Sultan Iltutamish and the mausoleum of Imam Zami. Return to the hotel and overnight.

 

Day 3. New Delhi-Jaipur (270 kms, 05 hours)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by road to Jaipur, arrival and transfer to hotel. Jaipur, the pink city that owes its nickname to the color of the sandstone with which the buildings of the ancient city were built. The pleasant design of this villa is due to the maharaja Jai Sigh II who began its construction in 1728 and who got his architect Vidyadhar Chakravarty to successfully mix styles as diverse as Hindu, Jain, Mughal and Persian. In the afternoon we will visit Birla Hindu temple. Overnight stay.

Day 4.         Jaipur – Amber – Jaipur (14 kms 30 min)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to Amber Fort, the ascent will be on the back of an elephant (subject to availability), and the descent in jeeps. The fort, built by the Mughal kings in order to defend the Citadel. This complex consists of a group of buildings including a palace and another fortress in a higher position. Visit the Maharaja’s Palace, residence of the royal family of Jaipur, an enclosure full of palaces, gardens and other buildings including the Chandra Mahal, has seven floors high, and inside is the Museum of Haharaja Sawai Man Singh II in which you can see carpets, enameled objects, weapons, paintings with miniatures, cannons and clothes of the maharajas. Then we will visit Jantar Mantar, the astronomical observatory, with a sundial of 30 mt. high and other astronomical instruments of great interest. This is one of the five observatories that exist. Next to this area is located the well-known Palace of the Winds or Hawa Mahal (it is a facade with the structure of a palace) that was used for women to see the processions and the life of the streets. Return to hotel and accommodation.

Day 5 Jaipur – Agra (240 kms – 05hrs + 01 hour sightseeing in Sikri).

  • Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, departure to Agra. Arrival and visit to one of the seven wonders of the world. The Taj Mahal (closed every Friday of the year), the monument that has given world fame to Agra and has become the symbol of India. The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum that Emperor Shah Jahan had built in 1631 in honor of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, the lady of the Taj, who died giving birth to their fourteenth child in 1629. The construction, which involved 20,000 people, was not completed until 1653. It is the most representative example of Mongolian architecture. The main architect, Isa Khan, designed this complex in a rectangle of 508 by 304 mts. with a central garden flanked on four sides by pavilions with octagonal floor. The mausoleum, built entirely in white marble, stands on a marble base with a minaret, also white, in each of the corners that reach 41 meters high each. The central body consists of four small domes that surround a larger one located in the middle. In the crypt of this two-story building lie the remains of this couple. If the architectural ensemble by itself is already impressive, the decoration known as hard stone in which the small details such as floral arabesques and geometric motifs in semi-relief with precious stones among others, are magnificent making this building a unique monument. After the visit, transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 6: Agra-Delhi-Haridwar-Rishikesh (200 kms, 4 hrs+ train).

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to visit the Red Fort, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983. The construction, dating from 1565, is conceived as a walled palace surrounded by a deep water moat. The fortress, which is accessed from an imposing gate called Amar Singh, contains numerous palaces and stately buildings built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, and used in successive governments of the Mongol Empire as a base of operations of Mughal power. After the visit, departure to Delhi. Arrival and transfer to the airport for flight to Dehradun. Arrival and transfer to the Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh. Overnight stay.

Days 7 to 9.Rishikesh- full board

  • Meditation Retreat Rishikesh: Breakfast/lunch/dinner. Yoga and meditation classes are held twice a day, morning and afternoon, with English-speaking gurus. Overnight stay.

Day 10. Rishikesh-Haridwar-Delhi-next destination

  • Meditation Retreat Rishikesh: Transfer to the station to take the train to Delhi. Arrival and transfer to the airport to take the flight to the next destination.

FAQ – Places To Visit In Rishikesh

1. Where is Rishikesh?

Rishikesh is located in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas along the banks of the Ganges River.

2. What to do in Rishikesh?

In Rishikesh, you can indulge in a variety of activities such as yoga and meditation retreats, adventure sports like river rafting and trekking, visiting temples and ashrams, and experiencing the serene natural beauty of the region.

3. How to go to Rishikesh?

Rishikesh can be reached by road, rail, and air. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, about 35 kilometers away. The city is well-connected by road with regular bus services from major cities. Haridwar, located around 20 kilometers away, is the nearest railway station.

4. How to reach Rishikesh?

Rishikesh can be reached via road, rail, or air. You can travel by bus, train, or taxi depending on your preference and location.

5. Where to stay in Rishikesh?

Rishikesh offers a wide range of accommodation options including ashrams, guesthouses, budget hotels, and luxury resorts. You can choose based on your budget and preferences, with options available near the river or in the city center.

6. How to reach Rishikesh from Delhi?

Rishikesh can be reached from Delhi by road, with a distance of approximately 240 kilometers. You can travel by bus, taxi, or private car. Alternatively, there are also train services available from Delhi to Haridwar, from where Rishikesh is just a short distance away.

7. How to reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh?

The most common route to reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh is via road. You can travel by bus, taxi, or private car to reach Gaurikund, from where a trek of about 16 kilometers leads to Kedarnath.

8. How to reach Neelkanth from Rishikesh?

Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is located around 32 kilometers from Rishikesh. You can hire a taxi or take a local bus to reach the temple, which is situated amidst the lush greenery of the Himalayan foothills.

9. Is rafting open in Rishikesh?

Yes, river rafting is a popular activity in Rishikesh, and it is generally open during the peak season from September to June, depending on weather and river conditions.

10. Is Rishikesh safe now?

Rishikesh is generally considered safe for travelers. However, it’s always advisable to take basic precautions like being aware of your surroundings, avoiding isolated areas at night, and safeguarding your belongings.

11. Must visit places in Rishikesh?

Some of the must-visit places in Rishikesh include the Triveni Ghat, Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, and the Beatles Ashram.

12. What to see in Rishikesh?

Rishikesh offers a variety of attractions including temples, ashrams, natural beauty spots, and adventure activities. Some popular sights include the Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat, the suspension bridges of Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, and the serene surroundings of the Ganges River.

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Highlights

  • Immerse Yourself in Yoga and Meditation on the Banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh.
  • Embark on a Spiritual Journey in Rishikesh, the Yoga Capital of the World.

Included/Excluded

  • Transportation in well-maintained and air-conditioned car/ Tempo Traveller
  • Multilingual tourist guides
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Lunch
  • Tourist Guide Fees
  • Accommodation in hotels (Charges applicable)
  • Expenses of personal nature such as table drinks, telephone calls, camera fees for still or video cameras, and tips to drivers and tourist guides.
  • Any airfare, airport taxes, and supplements for which are quoted separately if applicable

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2 - 4 hours

Languages

Multilingual

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