TEN days in the yoga capital of the world overlooking the lush green Himalayas, practising yoga and meditation every day, exploring what it means to be you, relaxing in a retreat centre/yoga ashram where yoga has been practised for 1000's of years, exploring this ancient wisdom of Ayurveda to heal naturally, enjoying ayurvedic massage and eating delicious nourishing food = YES PLEASE :D
We at Complete Unity Yoga have been living, studying, visiting and hosting yoga retreats in Rishikesh, India for many years. It has very much become our second home. We would totally love to have the opportunity to share this most wonderful place with YOU.
✓ Airport pick-up
✓ Transport to Rishikesh
✓ 9 nights at the Ashram/Retreat Centre
✓ Guided daily morning meditation sessions
✓ Daily yoga classes with Will Fisher and Malene Vedel (International Yoga Teachers)
✓ 4 Specialised Yoga Workshops
✓ Daily Traditional Vedic Fire Ceremonies
✓ Delicious vegan ayurvedic food with locally sourced food. Organic grains and pulses sourced from the ashrams charity farm/school
✓ Yoga Techniques Classes
✓ Free one-hour Ayurvedic Massage
✓ Authentic Indian Cooking Workshop with Indian Chefs
✓ Closing the retreat dinner in one of Rishikesh’s Best Restaurants
✓ Excursions to 3 awesome yoga locations
✓ *Optional extra 2-day trip to visit the beautiful Taj Mahal (commencing on the 22nd September)
Visit the famous Beatles ashram. The Beatles visited Rishikesh in 1968 for meditation. After this visit, Rishikesh suddenly came into the limelight throughout the world. The Beatles came here to learn transcendental meditation at Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s Ashram.
Visit Kunjapuri temple. With picnic breakfast on the hills. This is one of the must-visit places of the Tehri district not just because of its story related to gods and goddesses but also for the panoramic view of Garhwal Himalayan peaks like Swarga Rohini, Gangotri, Banderpunch and Chaukhamba to the north and Rishikesh.
Visit Vashistha Cave in Rishikesh. Vashistha cave is the cave of great sage Vashistha. This cave is located 25 km from Rishikesh and it is believed that Vashistha Rishi meditated here. This cave is a beautiful place for meditation
- Yoga philosophy – the thoughts and ideas behind the yoga postures.
- Yoga history – how yoga has developed over the many years to what it is today.
- Techniques – learn alignment of the most common yoga postures.
- Ayurveda – with one of Rishikesh’s well-respected doctors. In this workshop, you will learn how to maintain balance and live life to the full from an Ayurvedic perspective.
- Mauna, mantra and agni hotra – what it is, its benefits and why to bring it into a regular practice.
- Authentic Indian cooking workshop with Indian chefs
Clean simple en-suite twin rooms in a modern Indian ashram/retreat centre.
Choose a single private room or share with another guest (same sex) or bring your partner/best friend/mother/father/brother or sister on the retreat and share with them :)
Delicious plant-based vegan ayurvedic Indian food with locally sourced produce, organic grains and pulses sourced from the ashrams charity farm/school.
Breakfast: 8.30 am
Lunch: 12.30 pm
Dinner: 6.00 pm
The Taj Mahal, located on the banks of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. A place that attracts visitors worldwide for its awe and beauty. We look forward to sharing this experience with you!
This trip will commence after 10 life-enriching days at our retreat centre in Rishikesh the yoga centre of the world.
On the 22nd September, we will depart the retreat centre for Delhi. Once in Delhi, we will check into our hotel and then adventure out into Delhi the capital of the Indian subcontinent to visit the famous Lotus Temple.
The next day we will journey together to Agra to visit the beautiful Taj Mahal, returning to Delhi later that day for a special evening meal at one of Delhi's best restaurants that once made the top 10 restaurants in the world.
Check out from the hotel will be on the morning of the 24th September. The hotel is a short taxi ride to the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport. The hotel receptionist will be more than happy to help organise taxis to the airport for your chosen time. A taxi will cost between £5 and £15 GBP.
The price for this amazing optional 2-day trip is £179 GBP per person.
You will make your way to Dehradun arriving Friday 13th September 2019 where we will pick you up from the Jolly Grant Airport. We ask you to book your flights to arrive between 10 AM up until 4.00PM. We will be at the airport to pick you up and take you to the retreat centre.
The retreat finishes Sunday morning 22nd September 2019 after breakfast at the retreat centre. Because you may wish to extend your stay following the retreat you have the opportunity to continue your travels or join us for the optional extra Taj Mahal Trip, therefore, our price does not include the return transfer to Dehradun. However, we are very happy to arrange for you any return transport you need either to the airport or elsewhere in India.
Single En-Suite Private Room - £1149 (SOLD OUT)
Twin En-Suite Shared Room - £889 per person (ONLY 1 MORE)
Taj Mahal Trip - £179
13 - 22nd September 2019 (9 nights) - Spiritual Immersion Yoga Retreat India
What happens after I pay my deposit?
Once we receive your deposit we will send you a friendly email which will include your retreat welcome letter, a waiver to sign and a registration form to complete and send back to us. In the welcome letter, you will find information on how to make your final retreat payment.
Do you offer payment by instalments?
Yes, we do indeed. We are always happy to help our guests in any way we can when booking a retreat with us.