India Tours: Ayurveda in the Himalayas Tour Itinerary
India Tour Length: 10 days
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
Upon arrival, receive assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
Enjoy a full day city tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit the Red Fort that contains within it some exquisite palaces, the Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees, the Chandni Chowk bazaar, and Rajghat - a memorial for Mahatma Gandhi. Also visit Humayun's Tomb, the best-preserved example of early Mughal architecture dating back to the 16th century as well as the Qutub Minar, a soaring, 73 meter high tower of victory, built in 1193. Drive around the embassy area and government buildings. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 to Day 9: Delhi - Rishikesh (260 km/6 hours by road)
In the morning, drive to Rishikesh. Upon arrival, check into Ananda Spa in the Himalayas for the Ayurvedic treatment holiday. Start with a consultation with the resident doctor who will plan a program of diet and therapy, including a massage, steam bath and yoga regimen. This therapy is created to rejuvenate mind body and soul, to tone up skin, to strengthen all systems and achieve the ideal health.
Day 10: Rishikesh - Delhi – Depart from Delhi (260 km/6 hours by road)
In the morning, drive to Delhi and then transfer to the international airport in time to board the onward flight.