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      September 22, 2019

      Sunday  10:00 AM

      Laxman Jhula Rd, Tapovan
      Rishīkesh, India 249137

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      EVENT DETAILS
      Spiritual Yoga Tour to the source of Ganges

      ABOUT THE TOUR
      India offers its visitors the original teachings of yoga, some of the best treks of the world and fascinating and rich culture. This Spiritual Yoga & Trekking Tour in India takes you to The Source of the Holy River Ganges! We will trek to Gomukh and Gangotri glacier (12760 ft/3890 m) past a sacred Himalayan town Gangotri. The trek to the Source of the Ganges is one of the most popular treks in Indian Himalayas! The rare and close sights of Mt Shivling (21,467/6543 m), bare and totally wild landscapes, solitude and deep spirituality have fascinated everyone on the trek.
      Mahatma Yoga’s Spiritual Yoga & Trekking Tour to The Source of the Ganges is for you who have a passion for yoga and mountains and want to experience the best that India has to offer – in just one week you will learn yoga in its original surroundings, trek in an amazing region of the Himalayas and witness the unique culture of the spiritual Himalayan people. The Tour starts and ends in Rishikesh and is part of Mahatma Yoga’s much-loved Spiritual Yoga Retreat - The Source (https://mahatmayoga.org/spiritual-yoga-retreats-india.html).
      Our Spiritual Yoga & Trekking Tours are all-inclusive. From the moment you arrive at Rishikesh in Mother India, we at Mahatma Yoga will take care of everything for you. The transportation, accommodation, drinking water, food, trekking permits, spiritual guide, and yoga/meditation lessons are all organized for you!
      Highlights

      • All inclusive Spiritual Yoga and Trekking Tour package
      • Trekking in the Himalayas with expert trek leader/spiritual guide
      • Gomukh & Gangotri glacier - The Source of The Holy River Ganges
      • Porter & horses with us on the trek
      • Yoga retreat program: Yoga, pranayama & meditation
      • Nice & clean accommodation in mountain guesthouses
      • Tasty vegetarian meals 3 times daily
      • Visit of an Indian mountain village – cultural exchange
      • Group of travelers from all over the world, max group of 15 persons
      • Private transport Rishikesh – Gangotri – Rishikesh
      • The Tour starts from Mahatma Yoga in Rishikesh, India
      WHAT IS INCLUDED?

      Transportation
      • Our own private transport throughout the Tour (starting from Rishikesh).
      Accommodation
      • Two nights (first & last nights of the Tour) at Mahatma Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh with a private room, attached bathroom, and free WIFI
      • Nice & clean accommodation in village guesthouses.
      Spiritual & Cultural experience
      • Visit of local Indian mountain villages
      • The Source of The Ganges
      • Puja at Ganga Temple in Gangotri
      • Visit of other historical spiritual sites (temples, caves, mythological places).
      Food
      • 3 delicious vegetarian meals daily
      Yoga teachings
      • Morning Yoga lessons in nature
      • Pranayama practice
      • Evening Meditations
      • Living discussions of Yoga Philosophy

      Mountain trekking experience
      • Trek to the Gangotri glacier and Gomukh
      • Trekking up to the altitude 12760 ft/3890 meters
      • Expert trek leader/spiritual guide
      • Quality trekking equipment
      • All government taxes and permit fees
      • Porter & horses on the trek

      WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

      • Flights
      • Pick-up service from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh – 70 USD extra
      • Pick-up service from Dehradun Jolly Grant Airport (DED) to Rishikesh – 15 USD extra
      NOTES

      • For the trek, you should have good health, normal physical condition, and some previous hiking/trekking experience.
      • Yoga for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels
      • Trekkers must carry with them a photocopy of visa and passport throughout the tour
      • Last ATM in Rishikesh
      • Mobile connectivity: Only the BNSL network in Gangotri. No mobile connectivity on the trek.

      SHORT ITINERARY

      DAY 1: Arrival at Mahatma Yoga in Rishikesh, India. Group dinner & information exchange.
      DAY 2: Rishikesh - Gangnani Hot Springs - Dharali: 249 KM Drive:: 8792 feet / 2680 m
      DAY 3: Dharali - Trek to the Seven Lakes:: Visit the Tibetan village:: Cultural exchange:: 8792 ft / 2680 m
      DAY 4: Dharali to Gangotri: 19 KM Drive :: Evening Ganga Aarti ceremony :: 10,200 ft / 3100 m
      DAY 5: Gangotri to Bhojwassa: Trekking 14 KM:: 12, 385 ft / 3775 m
      DAY 6: Bhojwassa-Gomukh-Gangotri Trekking 24 KM:: The Source of The Ganges:: Highest altitude 12760 ft/3890 m
      DAY 7: Gangotri to Uttarkashi or Lamgaon (Drive) Gangotri - Uttarkashi 100 KM Drive:: Uttarkashi – Lambgaon 54 KM Drive
      DAY 8: Uttarkashi / Lambgaon to Rishikesh (Drive). Night stay at Mahatma Yoga Ashram
      DAY 9: Breakfast and farewell to the group

      THINGS TO BRING WITH YOU

      • Backpack with rain cover
      • Warm waterproof jacket
      • Warm cap
      • Comfortable trekking shoes
      • Thermal long underwear
      • Extra pair of socks
      • Sleeping bag (possible to rent in Rishikesh)
      • Personal medication
      • Sunglasses
      • Sunscreen SPF 30-50+
      • Torch or headlamp
      • Camera power bank/portable charger

      Cost: Payment required - US$ 850

      Categories: Health & Wellness | Holiday | Religion & Spirituality

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