TRAVEL WITH A PURPOSE RETREAT, INDIA
ARE YOU A YOGI WITH AN OPEN, ADVENTUROUS HEART? DO YOU LONG FOR FAR AWY, MAGICAL DESTINATIONS OFF THE BEATEN PATH AND UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES? DO YOU WANT A YOGA JOURNEY THAT IS MORE THAN JUST ASANA BUT A LIFE-CHANGING OPPORTUNITY TO TRULY LIVE THE YOGIC PRINCIPLES OF LOVE, COMPASSION AND DEVOTION TO OTHERS? ARE YOU READY TO JOIN ME FOR THE “NEXT STEP”? THIS IS AN INVITATION FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO FEEL THAT LONGING.
THIS ADVENTURE MAY JUST CRACK YOUR HEART WIDE OPEN.
FOR THE THIRD TIME I’LL BE TEAMING UP WITH WELL-KNOWN BERLIN YOGA TEACHER ADAM RICE TO OFFER YOU AN UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE THAT IS GOING TO TOUCH YOUR HEART DEEPLY. THROUGH A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF VOLUNTEER WORK AND YOGA PRACTICE YOU WILL BE SUPPORTING THE INDIAN CHILDREN’S HOME RAMANA’S GARDEN (WWW.RAMANAS.ORG) IN RISHIKESH, NORTHERN INDIA, WHILE EXPANDING YOUR OWN UNDERSTANDING OF MIND-BODY CONNECTION & SPIRITUAL PRACTICE.
INDIA HAS A WAY OF CREATING MEMORABLE, ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EXPERIENCES - THAT MAY JUST CHANGE YOUR OUTLOOK ON LIFE FOREVER.
THIS YEAR THE JOURNEY GOES HIGH UP INTO THE HIMALAYAN FOOTHILLS TO WORK ON THE CHILDREN’S HOME ORGANIC FARM. INMIDST A BREATHTAKING SCENERY YOU WILL GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO BOOST YOUR KARMA POINTS TO THE NEXT LEVEL BY HELPING OUT ON THE FARM AND PLAY WITH THE KIDS AFTER. A BEAUTIFUL OPPORTUNITY TO UNWIND AND ENJOY A WELL-DESERVED BREAK AWAY FROM THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF INDIAN CITY LIFE WHILE DEEPENING YOUR OWN PERSONAL YOGA AND MEDITATION PRACTICE.
Estimated prices are for a total of 9 days and 8 nights
Mountain: Kanatal Hermitage (www.kanatalhermitage.com)
Rishikesh: Divine Ganga Cottage
Deluxe Single Occupancy: around €1750
Deluxe Double Occupancy: around €1500
THIS IS INCLUDED
2x yoga/meditation per day
Various themed workshops
1 x overnight stay at Divine Ganga on arrival day, breakfast included
Transfer to Kanatal via bus
7 x nights hotel Hermitage Kanatal, including Breakfast + Dinner
Welcome lunch on day of arrival at Hermitage
Daily transfer to Ambiya Paradise Farm
Lunch included at farm
Work program at farm and activities with the children of Ramana’s Garden
Various activities including hike to local temple
Afternoon tea & snacks
Puja (ceremony) and blessing by local Hindu priest
Transfer back to Rishikesh via bus
1 x overnight stay at Divine Ganga, breakfast included
THIS IS NOT INCLUDED
International transportation to & from Dehradun (see Travel Tips for info)
Transfers from Dehradun Airport to Rishikesh (available from €16)
Lunch & dinner in Rishikesh (optional meal packages are available at Ramana’s)
Supplies for the activities you would like to do with the kids (please bring these, or we can help you buy them in Rishikesh)
Ground transport (rickshaws) in and around Rishikesh
Any additional activities you might choose to do
Visa application processing
Vaccinations & your own health/travel insurance
STILLNESS MAKES THE HEART GROW FONDER…
THERE IS SOME MAGIC TO BE FOUND IN THE MOUNTAINS…AND THE RISHIS IN THEIR CAVES SURELY KNEW ABOUT IT. EVERY DAY WE WILL PRACTICE ASANA IN THE MORNING AND BOOST OUR ENERGY LEVELS BEFORE WE HEAD OUT TO DIG THE DIRT AND EXPLORE THE STUNNING SCENERY AROUND THE ORGANIC FARM. THE EVENINGS ARE RESERVED FOR CALMER YOGA PRACTICES LIKE RESTORATIVE, YIN, OR MEDITATION. IN A COSY SETTING WE MAY GATHER AFTERWARDS TO SHARE OUR INDIA (OR LIFE) EXPERIENCES, DIVE DEEPER INTO THE TOPICS OF YOGA, SPIRITUALITY & MINDFULNESS - OR JUST HAVE A SILLY LAUGH TOGETHER BY THE FIRE PIT.
OPTIONAL ADD-ON-STAY IN RISHIKESH AFTER THE MAIN RETREAT
AFTER OUR STAY IN THE MOUNTAINS YOU HAVE THE OPTION OF STAYING IN RISHIKESH WITH US FOR A FEW MORE DAYS AND GET TO KNOW THE KIDS OF THE ORPHANAGE. EXPLORE THE BUZZ OF RISHIKESH DURING THE DAY, VISIT THE BEATLES ASHRAM, JOIN USS FOR A TEMPLE AND WATERFALL TOUR, OR TAKE A DIP IN THE HOLY GANGA RIVER.
ESTIMATED PRICING ADD-ON STAY:
Single Occupancy: around €380
Double Occupancy: around €305
INCLUDED IN THE ADD-ON IS THE FOLLOWING:
3 nights accommodation at Divine Ganga, including breakfast
1x yoga/meditation per day
Visit to Beatles Ashram
Optional waterfall hike and temple tour
🔵 For all options, a non-refundable deposit of €500 is due upon registration
🔵 The minimum number of registrations for the retreat to take place is 8. Should there be less and the retreat is cancelled, we will refund your deposit (we cannot be responsible for flights booked or other costs associated with your booking).
🔵 Please contact us for full Terms and Conditions
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