India R etreat

DELHI   AGRA   JAIPUR   PUSHKAR

UDAIPUR   HARIDWAR   RISHIKESH

Cost: $4,995 pp

based on double occupancy, if booked by August 31st, 2019 with a $2,500 deposit

Duration: 13 days/12 nights

Booking the Retreat:

  1. Fill out the Registration Form

  2. Pay $2,500 deposit in order to reserve the retreat. Reservations cannot be confirmed until this payment is received.

  3. Balance of $2,495 is due by October 15th.

  4. Checks payable to: Roaming Buddha. Mail checks to:

Yoga Center of Columbia,

Attn: India Retreat

8950 State Route 108, Ste 109,

Columbia, MD 21045

Retreat Package Includes:

 

  • Luxury & boutique accommodations

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

  • Yoga & meditation practices

  • All local transportation & airport transfers.

  • Entrance fees to all monuments

  • English speaking guide/escort

Retreat Highlights:

  • Cruise on the Kerala Backwaters 

  • See a Kathakali Dance performance

  • Attend a cooking class

  • Jeep Safari Tour of the National Parks

  • StoryTrails Walking Tour in Madurai

  • Evening ceremony at Meenakshi Temple

  • Visit to the Bird Sanctuary

ITINERARY

FEB 25       DEPARTURE FROM USA

 

FEB 26       ARRIVE INTO CHENNAI. 

Welcome to Chennai, India!  We will be met and taken to Taj Fisherman's Cove Hotel and receive a traditional welcome. 

 

OVERNIGHT - CHENNAI/COVELONG 

FEB 27       COVELONG  - PONDICHERRY

Visit Arjuna Penace, Shore Temple, and Five Rathas.

 

OVERNIGHT - CHENNAI/COVELONG

FEB 28       PONDICHERRY

Drive to Pondicherry. VisIt Auroville, Aurobindo Ashram, and Gandhi Beach.

 

OVERNIGHT - PONDICHERRY 

MAR 01      PONDICHERRY  - TANJORE          

Visit the famous Chidambaram Nataraja Temple that covers an area of 40 acres.

 

OVERNIGHT - TANJORE

MAR 02     TANJORE 

Participate in a fire ceremony & Vedic chants

 

OVERNIGHT - TANJORE

MAR 03     TANJORE - MADURAI

Witness the night ceremony at the Meenakshi Temple.

 

OVERNIGHT - MADURAI

 

MAR 04     MADURAI 

Take Story Trails walking tour through the mystical town of Madurai.

Cooking class for the food enthusiasts.

 

OVERNIGHT - MADURAI

MAR 05     MADURAI - PERIYAR 

Visit spice gardens and plantations. Visit the Periyar National Park

 

OVERNIGHT - PERIYAR 

MAR 06     PERIYAR - KUMARAKOM

 

OVERNIGHT - KUMARAKOM 

MAR 07      KUMARAKOM

Visit to the bird sanctuary

Cruise the backwaters of Kerala on a kettuvellam houseboat

 

OVERNIGHT - KUMARAKOM 

MAR 08      KUMARAKOM - KOCHI

Take an evening harbor cruise. See a Kathakali Dance performance

 

OVERNIGHT - KOCHI 

MAR 09      KOCHI

City tour of Kochi, Synagogue and Sikh gurudwara,

 

OVERNIGHT - KOCHI 

MAR 10      DEPART KOCHI FOR USA

Transfer to Kochi International airport

 

Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the Self

~ Bhagavad Gita