Rishikesh Yoga Retreat and Private Tour

16 Day – Private tour with air-conditioned car and driver
From £3475 low season & £3655 high season
ABTA and ATOL protected holidays

The Rishikesh yoga retreat and private tour features a week of relaxation, rejuvenation and revitalisation in the heartland of yoga and ayurveda combined with the ‘must-see’ iconic sights of the Golden Triangle.

Enjoy the comfort of your own chauffeur driven air-conditioned car, luxury handpicked beautifully appointed hotels and an award-winning, internationally acclaimed retreat in Rishikesh at the foothill of the mighty Himalayas. Your stay at the retreat includes practising yoga under the guidance of expert gurus, pampering yourself with specially designed spa therapies to relieve stress, help reverse the signs of ageing and boost immunity and consultations with Ayurveda experts. Also included is a visit to the ancient Hindu temples and ashrams resonating with sacred chants from holy books and the chance to witness the mesmerizing aarti – the ceremonial worship with oil lamps – on the banks of the Holy Ganges. The holiday starts and concludes with a range of tours exploring the famous monuments and cities of the Golden Triangle.

Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and this tour is just an example to help inspire you. If you would like we can also arrange your flights for a fully ATOL protected holiday. Contact the team for more information on 01792 315499 or email info@aitholidays.com

Rishikesh Yoga Retreat and Private Tour

Veda 5 - Resort overview
  • Full board stay and programme of consultations, treatments and yoga sessions at Veda5 resort
  • Tour of Haridwar
  • Full day sightseeing tour of New and Old Delhi
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through the bustling streets
  • Morning sightseeing trip to Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal
  • Visit to Fatehpur Sikri
  • Morning sightseeing trip to Amer Fort
  • Afternoon sightseeing trip in Jaipur
  • Private car and driver for Golden Triangle tour plus station and airport transfers

Rishikesh Yoga Retreat and Private Tour Itinerary

Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, you will be welcomed by your Authentic India Tours representatives who will transfer you to your hotel for a 2 night stay.

Your hotel is located in Connaught Place, in the heart of Delhi. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the facilities of your 5 star hotel or to explore the local area.

Accommodation: Claridges Hotel, Delhi

 

Today is an opportunity to discover the historical city of Delhi with a full day sightseeing tour. Your tour begins with a traditional rickshaw ride through the bustling and vibrant streets of Old Delhi to visit Red Fort. You’ll also see the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, and Rajghat, the resting place (Samadhi) of Mahatma Gandhi.

In the afternoon your visit continues in the wide avenues of New Delhi where you will see the Lutyen’s buildings and the India Gate memorial, along with the impressive tomb of Humayan and Qutab Minar.

Accommodation: Claridges Hotel, Delhi
Meals included: Breakfast

Today it’s an early start to catch the train to Haridwar. You will be taken to New Delhi Railway Station to board the Dehradun Shatabdi Express where you will be traveling in an air-conditioned chair carriage and breakfast will be served on board.

Around midday, you will arrive at Haridwar where you will be met and driven to Rishikesh, which is about an hour’s drive away. Both Haridwar and Rishikesh are holy towns situated on the banks of the River Ganges and are important pilgrimage destinations for Hindus.

Your accommodation at Veda5 is convenient for visiting the ancient temples and ashrams of Rishikesh or Haridwar, and for the renowned Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan. In the evening, you will visit the Parmath Niketan ashram to witness the spectacular ritual on the banks of the River Ganges.

Accommodation: Veda5 Resort, Rishikesh
Meals included: Breakfast and Evening Meal

The programme for your stay at Veda5  has been designed to help you make the most of your experience.

It includes rising early in the morning for a gentle stroll around the property where a herbal or Ayurvedic tea will be offered. This is followed by a one-hour yoga session conducted by an expert yoga teacher.

Breakfast is served around 9 am, followed by a consultation with the resort’s in-house Ayurvedic doctors who will advise on your therapy or treatment for the day. This is followed by an Ayurvedic treatment.

Lunch is served around 1 pm, then the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy one of the several included activities available at the resort.

Tea is served around 4 pm by the pool, followed by a yoga and meditation session lasting for about an hour. Dinner is served around 8 pm.

Accommodation: Veda5 Resort, Rishikesh
Meals included: Vegetarian breakfast, lunch and dinner

Today is the last opportunity for an early morning gentle stroll around the property follwed by tea and a yoga session conducted by your expert yoga teacher. Breakfast is served around 9 am.

After breakfast, it’s time to bid farewell to your resort. By late morning you’ll be taken to Haridwar for lunch in a local restaurant and a visit to some of the ancient temples.

Later you will be transferred to the railway station to board the Shatabdi Express back to Delhi. You will be travelling in an air-conditioned chair carriage, and a packed dinner will be served on-board. On arrival at the New Delhi Railway Station, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Accommodation: Claridges Hotel, Delhi
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

The adventure continues today into Rajasthan and the ‘Pink city’ of Jaipur. Your journey will take about 5-6 hours with a stop on the way at the magnificent Neemrana Fort Hotel for lunch.

On arrival at the beautiful Samode Haveli hotel, which is a former royal mansion, the rest of the day is free to explore the hotel’s facilities or discover the vibrant markets and streets of Jaipur.

Accommodation: Samode Haveli, Jaipur
Meals included: Breakfast

After a leisurely breakfast, there’s plenty to see today on a full-day tour of Jaipur.

It starts with a visit to the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) before moving on to the impressive Amer Fort which is located just outside Jaipur. It’s a steep ascent up to the fort which you will do by jeep before discovering the impressive fort with a fully-escorted guided tour.

Then in the afternoon, the sights of Jaipur including the City Palace, Jantar Mantar (an observatory housing the world’s largest sundial) and the Museum are all waiting to be explored.

Accommodation: Samode Haveli, Jaipur
Meals included: Breakfast

Today is at leisure to enjoy this charming city and maybe pick up some souveniers. There is an option to visit the textile villages of Sanganer or Bagru on the outskirt of Jaipur. These villages are famous for their unique block printing styles.

Accommodation: Samode Haveli, Jaipur
Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast, your drive to Fatehpur Sikri takes about 4 -5 hours.

There is an option to stop en route at Bharatpur for lunch. Bharatpur is also famous for its bird sanctuary, which you can visit on a cycle rickshaw if you wish.

Fatehpur Sikri dates back to the 16th century and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your escorted tour of this deserted Mughal city will introduce you to this magnificent fortified ancient city, which was the short-lived capital of the Mughal empire.

Accommodation: ITC Mughal, Agra
Meals included: Breakfast

For many people this is the highlight of their trip, a visit to the Taj Mahal. Built in memory of Mumtaz Mahal, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s beloved wife, this magnificent building is made entirely of marble and decorated with elaborate geometric forms and inlay work that showcases plants, flower and fruit motifs.

It’s then time to visit another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the formidable red sandstone battlements of the Agra Fort and its impressive Diwan-e-Am & Diwan-e-Khas hall.

Later that day you will be transferred back to Delhi and your conveniently located modern airport hotel.

Accommodation: Pride Plaza Aerocity, Delhi
Meals included: Breakfast

In plenty of time, you will be transferred to Delhi International airport to board your return flight.

If you have a little more time and fancy exploring another area of India such as the beautiful backwaters of Kerala, or to relax on a beach in Goa or on a riverboat cruise, please let the team know as this can easily be arranged.

Meals included: Breakfast

Rishikesh Yoga Retreat and Private Tour Images

India Gate, New Delhi
Jama Masjid, Delhi
Tandoori Chicken Street Food, Old Delhi
Dry Fruits Market, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi
Streets of Old Delhi
Rajghat Resting Place of Mahatma Gandhi, Delhi
Qutub Minar, Delhi
Humayuns Tomb, Delhi
The Claridges Hotel, Delhi
Veda5, Rishikesh
Yoga and Meditation Classes. Veda5 Luxury Wellness Retreat
Yoga and Meditation Classes. Veda5 Luxury Wellness Retreat
Royal Sunset Ayurveda Spa Experience at Veda5 Luxury Retreat in Rishikesh India
Veda5
Veda5 Luxury Wellness Retreat
The Grounds, Veda5
Statue of Hindu God Shiva, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Ganges River, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
Clay Figure of Lord Shiva, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
Amer (Amber) Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Womens at Amber (Amber) Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Street Scene, Jaipur, Rajasthan
City traffic, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Hawah Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jaipur, Rajasthan
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Samode Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Agra Fort, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
ITC Mughal, Agra, Uttar Prasdesh

India Gate, New Delhi

Jama Masjid, Delhi

Tandoori Chicken Street Food, Old Delhi

Dry Fruits Market, Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi

Streets of Old Delhi

Rajghat Resting Place of Mahatma Gandhi, Delhi

Qutub Minar, Delhi

Humayuns Tomb, Delhi

The Claridges Hotel, Delhi

Veda5, Rishikesh

Yoga and Meditation Classes. Veda5 Luxury Wellness Retreat

Yoga and Meditation Classes. Veda5 Luxury Wellness Retreat

Royal Sunset Ayurveda Spa Experience, Veda5 Luxury Retreat

Veda5

Veda5 Luxury Wellness Retreat

The Grounds, Veda5

Statue of Hindu God Shiva, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Ganges River, Haridwar, Uttarakhand

Clay Figure of Lord Shiva, Haridwar, Uttarakhand

Amer (Amber) Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Womens at Amber (Amber) Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Street Scene, Jaipur, Rajasthan

City traffic, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Hawah Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Samode Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Agra Fort, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

ITC Mughal, Agra, Uttar Prasdesh

Places on the Rishikesh Yoga Retreat and Private Tour

Rishikesh Yoga Retreat and Private Tour Hotels

Pricing and Inclusions

The price guide for this 16 day Rishikesh Yoga Retreat and Private Tour is

  • £3475 in low season
  • £3655 in high season

The prices do not include flights.

Authentic India Tours is a member of ABTA and ATOL. All the holidays on this website are ABTA protected. If you would like us to arrange your holiday including flights we will be happy to provide a quote and your holiday will also be ATOL protected.

This is a private tour and can be tailor-made to meet your exact requirements. Prices will vary depending on the number of people, length of tour, accommodation & season. Reductions are normally available for groups of three or more. Some hotels operate an additional peak pricing rate during busy times which is normally from mid December to mid January.

Please get in touch with your dates and we will be pleased to provide you with your personal itinerary and accurate quote.

Included in price:

  • Accommodation for 15 nights
  • Programme of activities, consultations and therapies as described in itinerary
  • All internal road travel by a private chauffeur-driven car (air-conditioned)
  • Delhi – Haridwar – Delhi train tickets in the best available class
  • All scheduled sightseeing with an English-speaking guide
  • Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast, except Yoga Retreat on Full Board
  • Entrance fees at the monuments

Not included in price:

  • International flights
  • India Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional treatments and therapies
  • Meals not included in meal plan
  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, room service, drinks, phone calls e
  • Camera fees at the monuments (nominal)
  • Tips

Prices mentioned above are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication may be subject to change, based on your date of travel and local market fluctuations. You will be informed of any price differences prior to booking.

For a quote based on your dates of travel, any alternative accommodation or changes to this itinerary, please call us on 01792 315499 or email us at info@aitholidays.com

Please remember all our private tours are designed to meet your exact requirements, and this Rishikesh Yoga Retreat and Private Tour is just an example to help inspire you.

For more information please email info@aitholidays.com or call our India specialists on 01792 315499.

ABTA and ATOL Protected Yoga & Ayurveda Tour Package

Authentic India Tours is a member of ABTA and ATOL. All the holidays on this website are ABTA protected. If you would like us to arrange your holiday including flights we will be happy to provide a quote and your holiday will also be ATOL protected.