Our journey begins by exploring the capital city of Indian subcontinent and will head to north toward Manali. Manali situated in the Kullu valley in the foothills of Himalayas. It’s a Paradise in the middle of a luxuriant nature where there is an atmosphere of relaxation and well-being.
Kullu valley or Kulanta Pitta (means the end of the habitable word) offers an opportunities to explore the authentic culture, its remote villages of traditional architecture and the ancient temples of Hindu deities, deep valleys with terraced fields expanded from river bed toward hills.
You will take an moderate trek for 3 nights 4 days to be in the serenity of nature, to enjoy the vastness of the Himalayas, to meditate in the land where pious saint has meditated, to smell the fragrance of the Himalayan Flora, to feel the purity of atmosphere that will refresh the mind and soul.
To discover the Kullu valley following by the theme activities of Yoga and meditation in the serene and pure atmosphere of Himalaya, having the permanent contact with the nature, notably the folk costumes of its inhabitants remain an unforgettable memory for life time.
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi,
Day 2: After visit New Delhi.
Day 3: Arrival in Manali at around 8:00 am.
Day 4: First day of yoga – pranayama and asana practice for 2 hours.
Day 5: Yoga and visit
Day 6: Yoga and visit
Day 7: Yoga and visit
Day 8: Yoga and trek toward Bhanara
Day 9: Yoga and uphill trek
Day 10: Yoga and trek in valley
Day 11: Yoga and trek back to Manali
Day 12: Local cooking lesson, At Manali
Day 13: Free morning, afternoon transfer to bus station
Day 14: Arrive Delhi and departure
Day 1: Day 01: Arrival in Delhi,
Reception at airport, transfer to the hotel, O/N in hotel.
Day 2: Visit Delhi,evening bus to Manali. 570 kms. 14h
Day to visit Delhi, Included / Kutub Minar / Lotus temple / India gate and passing by parliament house to bus station. Night bus to Manali., Dinner stop on the way, Night in Bus. Please envisage worm jacket to deal with those who don’t appreciate air condition.
Day 3: Arrive Manali.
By morning around 8 to 9 am reach Manali, Transfer to your hotel, check in, relax till lunch time. Manali a small touristic town of Kullu valley. Kullu Situated in the inner range of Himalaya, valley is more than 16 km as the crow flies from the foot hills that edge the plain of northern India and barely 80 km from the plateau of Tibet. It is famous for apple orchards, pine trees and its cheerful peoples, It is a valley of hundred of temples and deities, so it is called the valley of God. The Aryans gave the name to this valley is Kulantpitha, means ” the end of the habitable world”.
After lunch orientation and evening introduction with Yoga master, Night in hotel.
Day 4 : First day Initiation and introduction of Yoga, Pranaya, Asana.
Two hours of morning yoga session, Back to hotel for breakfast. Later local sight seeing. Visit Old Manali village, 3 km from the new Manali up temples on the hill, is said to be founded by sage Manu. Hadimba temple, About one km from the Manali stands the pagoda style temple of Hadimba Devi surrounded by the cedar forest in Dhungri. According to the legend, Bhima one of the Pandava’ s brother fell in love with an aboriginal woman named Hadimba, the sister of local chief by the name of Hadimba and married her. Lunch break at 13h.free time, after 3 hours proceed for evening session of Pranayam and Meditation till late evening for 2 hours.
Day 5 : Demonstration and Practice of Asanas, Pranayama.
Two hours of morning yoga session, Back to hotel for breakfast, Walk toward north through village to villages to admire the typical mountain architecture houses and to have the insight of local culture, Lunch at Solang facing stunning Rohtang range. Back to Manali. Night in hotel.
Day 6 : Demonstration and Practice of Asanas,, Pranayama.
2 hours of Yoga, later leave to visit ancient temple dedicated to sage Vashishta and Lord Rama. The sulphur hot spring here are endowed with healing power. After lunch free time, Evening gathering to discussion. Night in hotel.
Day 7 : Practice of Yoga, Morning practice Pranayam & Asana,
After breakfast sight seen to Nagar castle an ancient capital of Kullu Raja till A.D. 1660, now converted in to hotel, overlooks the entire Beas valley. Art gallery. Ancient temples of Tripura sundari and Shiva, if time permit the way back at Jagatsukh an ancient Shikhra style shiva temple and Gaitri Devi temple can be visited, By evening join evening session of Yoga, meditation Silence sitting, Yoga therapy and discussion.
Day 8: Morning Yoga and Trek toward Banara : 2400m -4h. Trek 1
After break fast you will be transferred to Starting point of trek. Porters or mule will be carrying the trekking stuff, Scenic trail leads up to Bhanara village, further zig-zag path leads to a temple dedicated to Snake God, after half an hours of trek yu will reached to the beautiful campsite amidst the pine cedar forest. Establish the camp site, day at leisure, evening mediation or yoga . night in camp.
Day 9: Practice of Yoga, Uphill day trek. Trek 2
After breakfast, take a day hike through forest, enjoy panoramic view of valley and mighty Himalayas, during early season ( mid April- beginning Mai ) you may enjoy walk on compact snow. Afternoon back to camp site. Night in camp
Day 10 : Practice of Yoga, Day trek in valley. Trek 3
Easy walk high over the valley, at the places gradual and easy walk through dense forest. You will admire different speeches of flora, foot print of Himalayan black bear are commonly seen. Afternoon back to camp, night in camp.
Day 11 : Practice of Yoga, Back to Manali. Trek 4
After an hour descend you will come to across the Bhanara village, further descend to Jagat such by paved path, visit ancient Gayatri devi and shiva temple . Here vehicle will pick you for next 6 kms drive till hotel, night in hotel.
Day 12 : Local cooking lesson, At Manali.
You will learn local recipes jointly with the local people from villages, afternoon one can relax or can take optional massage, shopping and so on. Night in hotel.
Day 13: Manali to Delhi, 16 hours, 570 kms.
Day free, afternoon transfer to bus station, night comfortable bus to Delhi, dinner stop on the way. Bus is fully air-conditioned hence please take worm jacket or Pullover.
Day 14 : Arrive Delhi, evening departure.
Transfer to hotel, half day sight seen, and evening transfer to airport flight to onward destination. Hotel till noon or from noon onward till departure in evening.
All airport and bus station transfer.
All meals veg -non-veg. except in Delhi and while travelling by bus between Delhi-Manali-Delhi
3-star hotels in Delhi
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Yoga and meditation courses by a Professional yoga master.
While trekking accommodation in 2 men spacious tent, Dining tent, Toilet tent, Mattresses, Camping chair or stool, Kitchen team with all necessary items.
Boll of boil water served while trekking for cat wash,
Deluxe Volvo bus from Delhi -Manali -Delhi.
Bottled mineral water
Sleeping bag for trekking
Horseback riding while trekking
Monument entry fees
Insurance and Medical evacuation
Tips. Ayurveda massage
Meals in Delhi and while travelling by night bus between Delhi-Manali-Delhi.
Region: Kullu- Manali (valley of Gods)
Activity: Yoga in Himalayas
Season: Mid April - October
Duration: 14 Days: 4 Days of Trek
Interaction with locale peoples
Practicing yoga in the lap of Himalaya” where saint and sages has meditated
3 Nights of camping experience to immerse completely in nature
4 Days of easy trek to admire the beauty of Himalaya
Explore the authentic rural culture
Unique architecture of typical mountain villages and Hindu temples.
Colorful street of Delhi and some of famous monuments.