India Retreat-Option 1

Sightseeing tour and Meditation retreat:

Option 1

Option 1: Delhi and its surrounds. An excursion to the colorful Old Spice Market, the Gandhi Smriti Museum and Memorial and a trip to the Taj Mahal. We will also have an opportunity to buy clothing suitable for our time in India. Then onto a 8-day Meditation Retreat in Rishikesh, the home of Vedic knowledge.

Option 1: Complete Retreat Dates

10 Feb: Arrival Delhi. Overnight stay at Delhi.
11 Feb: Old Delhi & New Delhi sightseeing. Overnight stay at Delhi.
12 Feb: Day trip to Taj Mahal. Overnight stay at Delhi.
13 Feb: Morning train to Haridwar. Arrive Haridwar train station. Transfer to Hotel.
13 – 21 Feb: Retreat activities. Teachings and meditation.
22 Feb: Fly to Delhi Airport. Fly home

Option 1 Cost per person INCLUDES:

– Arrival pick up at Delhi Airport with traditional welcome and assistance.
– 3 Nights stay at Hotel Oodels or similar on Breakfast plan.
– New Delhi and Old Delhi Guided tour
– Rickshaw ride ticket for Old Delhi tour.
– Day trip to Taj Mahal.
– Delhi Hotel to Delhi train station and Haridwar train station to Rishikesh Hotel transfers.
– Delhi to Haridwar train ticket (Executive class).
– 8 Nights stay at Rishikesh Hotel on All meals plan
– 3 Excursions in Rishikesh. Vasistha Gufa, Kunjapuri Devi (Mother Divine temple) and Maharishi Ashram.
– Entrance to the Maharishi Ashram, Donation to Kunjapuri Devi and Vasistha Gufa.
– Transfer from Rishikesh Hotel to Dehradun Airport on 22 Feb.
– Flight ticket from Dehradun to Delhi with baggage allowance of 20 Kilo’s check in baggage. Normally it is 15 kilo’s free baggage allowance.
– Service of Pankaj as a travel escort with the group.
– All Taxes, Parking charges, GST.

Option 1 Cost EXCLUDES:

– Monument admission fees. To be paid directly at the counter. The guides and escorts will assist in the same.
– Any expense of personal nature like laundry, telephone calls, tips to driver, guide, hotel service, etc.
– International Air ticket, Indian Visa, Mediclaim.

Shared hotel accommodation: $ 2,600. (single room add $400.)
Shared ashram  accommodation: $ 2,200. 
(single room add $200.)