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Excursion to Delhi: YOGA ON THE SHORES OF THE HOLY GANG IN THE FOOTWEAR OF THE GREATLAND HIMALAEV

YOGA ON THE SHORES OF THE HOLY GANGA

IN THE FOOT OF THE GREAT HIMALAEV

DELHI – RISHIKESH – HARIDWAR – DEHRADUN – DELHI

Yoga – the ancient way to complete recovery
The history of yoga has its roots in the distant past, more than two years ago, the Indian sage Patanjali commented on a number of poses called asanas, with which you can control breathing and perform meditation, which implies the possibility of human self-realization. Since then, the art of yoga began to practice and she gained worldwide fame. Yoga classes calm and promote concentration of thinking by stimulating blood circulation and relaxing muscles. All this helps to deal with everyday stress and cures many diseases, helping a person to find harmony, balance and balance.

Day 00: Delhi

Meeting at the airport, transfer to hotel, accommodation, rest. The Indian capital Delhi is the third largest city in the world with a population of about

15 million people. Its strategic location at the crossroads played a key role in the country’s history; many empires arose here. Monuments of the past are found throughout the city and often coexist with the towers of skyscrapers.

Overnight in Delhi.

Day 01: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh
Moving from Delhi to one of the seven sacred holy cities of India – Haridwar (202 km), which means “Holy Gates”, because here the Ganga River descends from the Himalayas and begins its way along the Indo-Gangetic plain. Participation in the special ritual of Hinduism evening puja or Aarati is a colorful ceremony of worshiping the Ganges-Mother, meeting the sunset on the banks of the sacred river. Moving to the city of Rishikesh (30 km), an ancient center of spiritual culture, he received his vocation as the capital of yogis all over the world. The city is located upstream along the foot of the Sacred Himalayas and since ancient times serves as a place for peace and meditation. Hotel accommodation.

Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 02: Rishikesh
Morning yoga and meditation class. Breakfast.
City tour: suspension bridges, temples and ashrams, famous ghats (special guide to the sacred waters). Boat trip on the Ganges. The ablution in the sacred waters. Visit the evening puja (Aarti) on the main ghat of Rishikesh.

Evening class yoga and meditation.

Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 03: Rishikesh – Haridwar – Rishikesh
Morning yoga and meditation class. Breakfast
Excursion to Haridwar pilgrimage center, where every Hindu wants to go. The city is known for its numerous baths and temple buildings, this is a place of Hindu rituals committed to save the souls of their ancestors and atone for their sins, which are washed away by the waters of the holy river. Among visiting pilgrims, the water from the sacred river enjoys special popularity, which you can collect here and take with you in a special vessel, the water always remains fresh.

Visiting the temple complexes of Mansa Devi (the goddess of fulfillment of desires) and Chandi Devi (the goddess of the symbol of female power), located on the hills above the city (climb on a cable car or on foot – at will).

Evening class yoga and meditation.

Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 04: Rishikesh
Morning yoga and meditation class. Breakfast
A visit to the Nilcanth Mahadev temple, which is located on the top of a mountain 12 km from Rishikesh and is dedicated to Lord Shiva, according to legend, God drank the poison of creation here and his gorolo (kantha) turned blue (Nile) from which he received the name Nilkanth, the road passes through scenic forest and crosses the mountain spur bypassing the famous Ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who once visited the famous group of Beatles. From the road, there are beautiful views of the Ganges River and the Phulchatti Ashram on the bend of the river with giant boulders and bathing places.

Evening class yoga and meditation.

Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 05: Rishikesh – Dehradun – Rishikesh
Morning yoga and meditation class. Breakfast.
Excursion to Dehradun (40km). The town of Dehradun, surrounded by the mountains of Sivalik, is located in the beautiful Dun plain, at the foot of the Garhwal mountains, where the Ganges flows from the west and the Yamuna from the east. Visit to the Buddhist monastery complex. Visits to the healing limestone stoloktitovyh Shastradhara basins, hydrogen sulfide springs with healing power, with picturesque waterfalls and caves in the streams of water.

Evening class yoga and meditation.

Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 06: Rishikesh
At the request of the morning puja (Aarti) meeting of the dawn, before which you can make a cleansing bath in the headwaters of the sacred river.
Morning yoga and meditation class. Breakfast.
Free day for self-study of the city.
Optionally, for an additional fee, tracking to the temple Kunjapuri Devi, located on the top of the mountain with beautiful views of the Ganges, mountains and valleys.
Evening class yoga and meditation.

Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 07: Rishikesh

Morning yoga and meditation class. Breakfast.
Visiting Vasishthi Cave which is located up the Ganges 21 km from Rishikesh, according to the legends of the holy monk Vasishtha lived and prayed in these places.

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