The Spirit of India awaits the truly adventurous and colour hungry travellers ready to experience a deep connection with self and soul throughout our 14 day stay.
Bring your camera, your open mind and your journal to write down all of the beautiful details each day is sure to bring in this spiritually enriching and magical travel journey.
This is once in a lifetime journey has been designed not just as a trip to a far off land many only dream of, but a journey into the self, the soul, the sacred being that is you.
From day one as we arrive in Jaipur we’ll share a dining experience full of colour, sound and taste to kick off our magical tour in the infamous Pink City. Photo fanatics will love the opportunity to snap some of the most vibrant buildings in India. Learn to cook authentic Indian dishes that will ignite your palate and infuse your soul with an appetite for the adventures to come
The walls of the ancient palaces and feel the spirit infused into their ancient and sacred mortar. This is the kind of trip that will enliven your soul as we experience the beauty of the land and connect with its inhabitants like the rescued elephants at Elephantastic sanctuary. There we will paint, bathe and feed our elephant friends connecting with their majestic and human spirits. Enjoy the relaxing Ayurvedic massage in Rishikesh during our 5 night stay at the Samadhi Yoga Ashram. Experience the nature and wonder of the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’ through daily walks, yoga and meditation
Learn to dance with us after a traditional cooking lesson. Feel the spirit of India in your bones as you swing and sway to the colourful music. Be uplifted and transported to a different place and time as you enjoy the Sufi devotional music known as Quwwali in New Dehli. Listen to the history and wisdom of cities through songs and ceremonies that have existed for centuries full of spiritual lessons in a fairytale like setting.
Witness the holy and breath taking Ganga Aarti, a sacred fire ceremony as we float on the river by boat and experience all that the festival of colours known as Holi, has to offer. Live vibrantly as one during Holi where everyone is one colour with foreigners and locals alike enjoying the throwing of beautiful scented powdered dyes. See local life and traditions up close and enjoy a dinner with a local family for an authentic Indian experience. Gaze at the beauty of the Taj Mahal at dusk to enjoy the truly beautiful wonder that stands before you. Feel the awe of seeing wonders of the world many only ever get to imagine.
- the florals, spices and incense of ancient times throughout the markets and streets of Rishakesh, New Dehli, and Jaipur. Enrich your senses with this full immersion of all India has to offer. The smell of sweet incense wafting through the halls of the ashram inviting you to travel back in time to a place where you can truly be with your own spirit. Contentment and warmth surround you here..
1. US$ 500 deposit and monthly payments (monthly payments to start on 1st day of the month after registration with final payment due on 1 JAN 2019) at an additional fee of US$160
On arrival in Jaipur you will be met by a Toerboer representative who’ll accompany you to the bus for your private transfer to the hotel. You’ll have some free time to check-in and rest before your welcome dinner at the hotel this evening
INCLUDED: Airport Hotel transfers Welcome Dinner