Yoga holiday at Ananda, India

Nestled in the 100 acre Maharaja’s Palace estate, high up on the Himalayan foothills lies Ananda. One of India’s most luxurious spa destinations this hotel offers a memorable, spiritual and authentic yoga programme. The hotel itself is beautifully designed with traditional Indian stonework and decor and surrounded by the mountains, carpeted in deep green forest it’s hard to resist the bodies response to the quiet and stillness- instantly making you feel calm and restored. Further down in the valley is the spirtual town of Rishikeshand the follow waters of the Ganges where once a week local monks gather at the river edge to pray and make offerings.

The team work to the Ayurveda philosophy, creating healthy and nutritious food and treatments inspired by ancient healing rituals to balance the body. A stay at Ananda helps to shift perspective, re-awaken yourself and offers retreat to wellness.

 

Yoga at Ananda

Yoga was born in India and so to stay true to it’s roots Ananda offers a pure and traditional Hatha yoga which not only focuses on the physical but on the mind and spirit. The experienced yoga teachers are trained to understand any personal objective syou might have for your trip and are able to adapt your classes for this.

Ananda’s signature yoga programme is designed to offer an immersive and expertly guided experience to help achieve transformation results. As part of the programme you’re offered private yoga, pranyama and meditation sessions along with daily treatments all combining to help you redesign your lifestyle.

If you’re new to yoga, they also offer a shorter, 5 night Introduction to Yoga programme. Building your yoga knowledge here would be an amazing start to your journey into the practice.

You will also be welcome to join the complimentary group activities during your stay:

– Yoga – Beginners & Intermediate –daily
– Pranayama and Meditation – daily
– Vedanta lectures – lectures and interaction daily
– Fitness –daily
– Cooking demonstrations –weekly
– Wellness Lectures –weekly
– Trek to Kunjapuri mountain top and temple – weekly
– Cultural performances – weekly

Balancing Ayurveda Cuisine

Included with your package, you can enjoy 3 Ananda Rejuvenation Spa Cuisine meals per day which follow the Ayurveda philosophy. Using seasonal produce the dishes are tailor-made to each dosha (the bodies 3 energies, Pitta, Vatta and Kapha that determine each individuals temperament and physical constitution. The delicious cuisine always combines the six fundamental food categories of sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent with the macro nutrients of protein, fat and carbohydrates to achieve a balanced and healthy diet. You can expect enticing meals with an abundance of whole grains, fresh fruit & vegetables and lean protein.

Inclusions

Individual Wellness (Ayurvedic) Consultation
Ongoing progress checks with Ayurvedic Physician
Morning Wake Up signature tea and fresh fruit bowl provided every day
3x Daily Ananda Rejuvenation Spa Cuisine meals (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner)
Transfers from the Haridwar Railway Station or Dehradun Airport
Access to the
Hydrotherapy facilities: Steam, Sauna, Chill Plunge Pool, Kneipp Hydrotherapy Foot Bath
Access to the scheduled Spa Lifestyle and Wellness activities (group sessions)
5x Private yoga sessions
4x Private Pranayama sessions
3x Private meditation sessions
1x Ayurveda therapy session (Shirodhara)
1x Cleaning therapy session (Jal Neti)
1x Reiki session
1x Grounding salt scrub
1x Thai massage
1x Reflexology
1x Aromatherapy massage
1x Ananda fusion
1x Rose quartz facial or Amethyst rejuvenation
1x Detailed debrief and lifestyle consultation
7 Nights accommodation

Prices

These prices are based on visiting Ananda in the low season for 7 nights and joining the Holistic Yoga programme, but it is also possible to extend your stay for 14/21 nights depending on how deep of an experience you’re looking for.

Dates to suit you
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Two Sharing Solo Traveller
Holistic Yoga programme Two Sharing: £3600 Single: £4560

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destination yoga is owned and operated by The Healthy Holiday Company Ltd.  All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it.

 

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Atol Protected

destination yoga is owned and operated by The Healthy Holiday Company Ltd.  All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it.

 

All non flight bookings are insured with Affirma financial protection insurance. Therefore you can be sure that there is no financial risk to your payment for your destination yoga holiday in accordance with our consumer protection obligations.

Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate, see ATOL Certificate