Golden Triangle is recommended for first timers to see most of the India
This Package is Yoga + Meditation + Golden Triangle Sight seen Package the all inclusive yoga retreats
. This is one of the Top 10 health retreats in the world
Golden triangle is a short tourist circuit in India. It connects 3 major cities of India
- New delhi – The capital city
- Agra – The Taj Mahal City
- Jaipur – The Royal city of forts
All these 3 cities of northern India are at 5 hours driving distance from each other and hence forming a virtual triangle. It is also the best way to have Yoga Holidays in India
New Delhi – It is the capital city of India and one of the major cities in Northern India. IGI – Indra Gandhi International Airport is the major International airport of India connecting to the rest of the world. New delhi has a great cultural history and is now hub to IT companies, MNCs and large corporate. National Capital Region is group of few cities including New delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad. This city is famous tourist spot because of tombs, fort, street food, cultural activities and lot more.
Agra – 4 hours driving distance from capital city New Delhi . The great wonder of the world Taj Mahal is located here. Apart from Taj Mahal there are other tourist spots like forts and monuments.
Jaipur – The capital city of Royal Rajasthan. The city is also called pink city, as – all walls, homes, shops and everything is painted in pink color by king of Jaipur. Beautiful forts, temples, elephant ride, heritage hotels and resorts, cultural parks makes Jaipur beautiful and a must visit place in India.
Golden triangle circuit is the most estential circuit for the first timer to India and is also good for Yoga tours in India.
River Ganges – Holly River Ganges or Ganga rises from western Himalayas.
In Hindu religion Ganga is considered as Goddess and is worshiped.
Top spiritual places on banks of river Ganges are Varanasi, Rihiksh, Haridwar and Prayag (Allahabad).
All these places are also home to Yoga Health Retreats
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New Delhi: The capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and the modern era. Standing along the West End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture, rich with cultural & architectural diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, this city is a travel hub of Northern India.
Delhi is a palimpsest, bearing the complexities, the contradictions, the beauty and the dynamism of a city where the past coexists with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. Diverse cultural elements absorbed into the daily life of the city have enriched its character.
In the morning after After breakfast and personal Yoga and Meditation session drive to Jaipur (06 hrs drive), arrive & check into a hotel. Evening to shop around the illuminated old markets of this lovely city. Overnight at Jaipur.
Jaipur: Jaipur is the first planned old city of India, located in the desert lands of Rajasthan. The city that once had been the capital of the royalty now serves as the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal family. In the present date, Jaipur is the major business center for the natives of Rajasthan with all requisites of a metropolitan city. The city of Jaipur, painted in pink, grasp the appreciation of every visitor. One can see that hoary charm still alive in the avenues of Jaipur. Jaipur is the reservoir of Indian customs, traditions, civilization, and legacy.
Amber Fort is usually pronounced as Amer Fort. In 1592, construction of the Fort was started by Raja Man Singh I. However, the Amber Fort took its present form during the reign of Raja Jai Singh I.Elephant ride
Visit the city palace (A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jantar Mantar (consisting of outsized astronomical instruments). Overnight at Jaipur.
After breakfast and personal Yoga and Meditation session at a hotel(pls add hotel details everywhere and 2-3 lines of an introduction of a hotel ) leave for Agra (06 hrs drive) en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, 37 km west of Agra. Jalal-ud-din-Muhammad Akbar, Humanyun’s son, accessed the throne at the tender age of 14. While hunting around Sikri his curiosity was aroused by the songs of some minstrels about the celebrated Khwaja -Mu’inu’d-din Chisti, the founder of the Chisti order of SUFIS. Akbar, who was without a child heard about Saint Salim Chisti and visited him in the year 1568. The saint blessed him with 3 sons and in gratitude Akbar ordered the great mosque of Fatehpur Sikri built under his supervision. As a mark of respect to the saint, Akbar shifted his capital to Fatehpur Sikri and built various secular buildings like the Diwan-E-Aam, Diwan-E-Khas, Jodhabai palace, Birbal’s house, Marian’s house and the Panchmahal. On arrival at Agra check into a hotel.
Overnight at Agra.
In the morning after self-meditation move out for the sightseeing tour to the magnificent Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Taj Mahal of India – “the epitome of love”, “a monument of immeasurable beauty”. The beauty of this magnificent monument is such that it is beyond the scope of words. The thoughts that come into the mind while watching the Taj Mahal of Agra is not just its phenomenal beauty, but the immense love which was the reason behind its construction. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan got this monument constructed in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, with whom he fell in love at the first sight. The very first sight of the Taj Mahal, the epitome of love and romance leaves one mesmerized.
Agra Fort – Built by the famous Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. It lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat. Evening transfer to Tundla railway station to connect overnight train to Mughal Sarai (Varanasi).
Arrive Varanasi in the After breakfast and self-meditation, meeting & assistance & transfer to hotel.
(intro about Varanasi)
Afternoon visit Sarnath the buried Buddhist city where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon, Sarnath was a renowned school of learning from 6th century BC to 12th century AD. Visit the ruins, the stupa, the Buddhist temple and the Museum (museum closed on Fridays).Varanasi: Hindus holiest city and one of the oldest living cities in the world. Varanasi was already old when Rome was founded, a flourishing trade center when the Buddha came to Sarnath to preach his first sermon. It was a city of great wealth and religious important when the Chinese travelers Hiuen Tsang visited in the 7th century.
Overnight at Varanasi.
Afternoon Half day, sightseeing tour of the city visiting the Bharat Mata temple with a big relief map of India in marble, Durga temple, TulsiManasMandir, Banaras Hindu University which has an Art Gallery and the Mosque of Mughal Emperor Aurangazeb built on the site of an ancient Hindu temple. Overnight at Varanasi.
Morning free, In time transfer to airport to connect flight to Delhi.
Meeting & assistance upon arrival & transfer to International airport to board on the flight for onward destination
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About Golden Triangle Yoga Retreat –
Namah Shivay, Golden Triangle is most popular tourist circuit in India. It connects 3 most popular and beautiful cities Delhi-Agra-Jaipur which brings most of the India together in short journey.
• Accommodation On Sharing Basis
• Meals : B/F & Dinner In All Places
• Transport: A/C Dlx Class Sedan Car
• Elephant Ride At Amer & Boat Ride On Ganges(Subject To Availability)
• Yoga & Meditation Session As Per Itinerary
• Local English Speaking Guide For Sightseeing
• Train 02nd Ac Class & Airfare Vns/Del
1. Pay for Ayurveda spa separately as per your selection at the hotel property, subject to availability.
2. Shopping and Laundry, add-on and personal expenses.
3. Airfares to and from India – Please ask to book the same if required
4. Travel Insurance
5. Indian visa fee
6. Meals and drinks outside of what is included in the package
7. Please ask for language translator Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese as a separate cost
8. Entrances Of Monuments: Approx Us$65 Per Person
HERITAGE VILLAGE RESORT/DELHI: Conveniently located on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway (NH 8), Heritage Village Resort & Spa, Manesar, Gurgaon is surrounded by vast acres of lush greenery and is approximately a 30 minutes’ drive from New Delhi’s International Airport.
Jaipur Alsisar Haveli: Alsisar lies tucked away in the heart of Jaipur, Rajasthan. It brings back to life the grandeur of the old days and is a memorable regal Rajasthani experience for the guests. More than five centuries ago, the grandson of Maharaja Udaikaran of Amer, the great warrior Maharao Shekhaji, founded a sub-clan popularly known as “Shekhawat”. The Alsisar Hotels is owned by this branch of the “Kachawa” clan of Rajputs. The descendants of the family have since restructured and refurbished many of the old family mansions and palaces to manage a portfolio of some of the best heritage and luxury hotels. Built in 1892, a nobleman’s townhouse, restored to perfection, Alsisar Haveli lies tucked away in the heart of Pink City of Jaipur.
Ramada Plaza Agra: Ramada Plaza is a part of Wyndham Worldwide chain. With its ideal location, Ramada Plaza Agra offers you world-class hospitality in a traditional and exotic ambiance of the Mughal legacy. Spacious rooms, a delightful range of in-house dining venues, Swimming Pool, Spa, Club, Lounge, Fitness Center, a captive Retail Shopping area is modern conveniences offered. At AKASA SPA PREMIER: Unwind after a busy day spent exploring the city of romance and experience rejuvenation at Akasa Spa Premier. The tranquil spa has everything you need to relax during your visit to Agra.
Hotel Surya, Kaiser Palace Varanasi: In a former royal palace built in 1818, this refined heritage hotel is 2.5 km from Varanasi Junction railway station and 5 km from Kashi Vishwanath Temple. The refined, traditional rooms provide balconies and cable TV, as well as Wi-Fi (paid) and 24-hour room service. Upgraded rooms add minibars and modern decor or palace-inspired interiors, while suites add sitting areas and wet bars. There’s an elegant restaurant offering international fare, including Chinese and Mexican food, plus a cafe and a bar. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, an Ayurvedic spa, a beauty salon and meeting facilities.