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Usher In An Ecstatic Change In your Lifestyle; Come Join Shikhar Yoga Tour

When it comes to jotting down a list of things that India has given to the modern world, the vast list would range from religious sites and rich culture, to entertaining Bollywood flicks and software applications. However, Yoga has surpassed them all to become the India’s most selling brand of late. Shikhar Travels tenders you the opportunity to explore this age-old mental and physical healing technique from India through its specifically-designed Yoga tour.

The word Yoga is derived from a Sanskrit word “Yuj”, which means to integrate or unite. Yoga is an ancient Indian science that involves specialized breathing techniques, coupled with physical exercises, that help individuals achieve mental and physical well-being. The principal idea behind Yoga is to fill body with abundant energy and prevent decay of tissues. Not only this, as Yoga is also practiced to release negative energies and pessimism. There’s absolutely no wonder that many people across the globe are relying on Yoga techniques to keep their mind and body in a healthy state. In this highly-stressed and programmed world, Yoga serves as a savior for many.

India has gradually become the hub where people from all parts of the world come to learn Yoga. However, it’s perhaps difficult to find one suitable place where you can learn the right Yoga techniques and asanas in a vast country like India. Pass on the onus to us, as Shikhar Travels has designed its Yoga tour package to address the same need. In this package, we take you to a popular Delhi-based Yoga centre where you’d find almost everything you ever needed to learn about Yoga. So come rejuvenate your otherwise stressed lifestyle with a soothing Yoga tour with us and bring in the all important change to your life.

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Yoga Tour for a blissful life

The world is waking to the wonders of Yoga, what about you? Discover Yoga for your busy life.Shikhar Travel’s Yoga tour will be the last thing you will want to miss, in case you are planning India tour shortly. Lets first understand what Yoga is and what difference this ancient Indian science can make in your life?

The word Yoga comes from an ancient Hindu philosophy which means union and in this context refers to the union of finite man with the infinite god. Yoga is a physical discipline in which cycles of physical postures (asanas) and breathing exercises (prananyams) are completed to attain perfect health, serene mind and liberated soul.

There are myriads of physical benefits of Yoga. It keeps your body strong and improves endurance. Moreover, Yoga is the only science which uses body, mind and soul, all in one practice giving a practitioner perfection of health, serenity of mind and a joyous soul. It is also believed that regular practice prevents the decay of tissues, by increasing the life force, and fills the system with abundant energy.

A well designed and well structured Yoga program will unwind this eastern secret science designed for a blissful life. With our Yoga packages you can learn different kind of Yoga Asana or postures from renowned Yoga practitioners in Delhi’s popular Yoga center. We offer most flexible and genuine Yoga packages fitting in your requirements. These self transforming Yoga lessons will be the most special endowment after an eventful Indian journey.

So, experience the spiritual ecstasy of India and discover Yoga for your busy life with Shikhar Yoga tour packages !

Experience Yoga, Meditation in the power of Himalayan Mountains

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“The Body is your Temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in!”

( B.K.S. lyengar)

Originated in ancient India, Yoga typically means ‘union’ between the mind, body and spirit.As the name suggests, the ultimate aim of practicing Yoga is to create a balance between the body and the mind and to attain self-enlightenment. In order to accomplish it, Yoga makes use of different movements, breathing exercises, relaxation technique and meditation. Yoga is associated with a healthy and lively lifestyle with a balanced approach to life.

The oldest physical discipline in existence known to humankind, Yoga brings stability to the body and the wavering mind. It increases the lubrication of joints, ligaments and tendons of the body. Studies in the field of medicine suggest that Yoga is the only form of physical activity that provides complete exercise to the body, because it massages all the internal organs and glands. This in turn reduces the risk of many diseases.

The amazing thing about Yoga is that its positive effects on the health and mind 857515569_c0ecfb2c0eare visible over time. Another specialty about Yoga is its wide choice of asanas. Depending upon the stamina and overall health, you can choose from the mild pranayams, asanas to high intensity asanas. It is a medication without the actual use of medicines.

All you need to know is the most appropriate exercises meant for the structure of your body, while choosing the asanas of the activity. In addition, you need to know the right way of performing the asanas, because any wrong attempt can cause sprains and injuries.

Therefor we are very proud to present you our new and very exclusiv  Yoga and Meditations- Itenary:

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Transformation Yoga and Meditation Retreat

22nd March 2010 to 31th March 2010, Uttarkashi

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DAY              CITY                 TRANSPORT           TIME

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22nd March Delhi             Surface           0700 Hrs

Rishikesh

Drive to Rishikesh (225 km) via Haridwar. Rishikesh is known as “Gateway to Himalayas” and center of Yoga & Meditation. In the afternoon visit various Ashrams and Temples. Overnight stay in hotel

23rd March Rishikesh            Surface                0700 Hrs

Uttarkashi

In the morning drive (155 km) to Uttarkashi (1150 m). Uttarkashi is located on the banks of river Bhagirathi at an altitude of 1352 m above sea level. Uttarkashi is home to a number of ashrams and temples. On arrival check in at Shikhar Nature Resort ( Click here for Pictures)

The Resort is conveniently located 5 km from Uttarkashi on the way to Gangotri. The resort is spread around 4 acres of lush green terrace fields surrounded by Cliff Mountains and situated right on the river bank of Bhagirathi. The Resort is a perfect place for a cool retreat from the noise and pollution of the plains amidst refreshing natural surroundings conducive to spiritual instruction and meditation

24th March Uttarkashi          Surface

Inauguration of Yoga Festival followed by the different sessions on transformation on yoga and meditation

In the evening delegates participate in Aarti at the bank of Bhagirathi.  The Bhāgīrathī is a turbulent Himalayan river in the state of Uttarakhand, India, that is the source stream of the Ganges —the major river of the Gangetic plain of Northern India and the holy river of Hinduism.

25th March Uttarkashi

Sessions on transformation on yoga and meditation

In afternoon city tour which include the visits of famous temple and local market.

Vishwanath Temple Vishwanath temple in Uttarkashi is one of the prime pilgrimage attractions in Uttarkashi around 300 mts from the local bus stand. An ancient temple, it is said that it was first built by Parasuram. Later, it was renovated by Maharani Khaneti, wife of Sudarshan Shah in 1857. The temple has a Shivling, 60 cms high and 90 cms in circumference. No one misses this holy shrine on their trip to Uttarkashi.

Shakti TempleThis temple is just opposite Vishwanath temple. A big Trishul in this temple is the centre of attraction. The trishul is 6 metres in height and 90 cms at the bottom. Different people hold different views about the trishul, it is widely believed that the trishul is made of iron in the upper part and copper in the lower part. The epics say that this trishul was thrown at devils by goddess Durga.

26th March Uttarkashi

Sessions on transformation yoga and meditation retreat

Afternoon village tour to Maneri thirteen kilometres from Uttarkashi is this beautiful place. The place has lately emerged as a tourist attraction because of a dam being built here on Bhagirathi river. The water from here is fed through a 8 km long tunnel to turbines at Uttarkashi. A lake is formed because of the dam at Maneri which has added to the beauty of the place

27th March Uttarkashi

Sessions on transformation yoga and meditation retreat

In evening enjoy the cultural program which includes the folk dance performance by local people

28th March Uttarkashi

Sessions on transformation yoga and meditation retreat

After noon will bring you to the nature walk

29th March Uttarkashi

Sessions on transformation yoga and meditation retreat

30th March Uttarkashi                         0900 hrs

In morning depart for Day excursion to Gangotri Temple enroute visit hot water spring

Ganga is descending from heaven to earth here, it is in the midst of giant deodars and conifers, nestles the tiny settelment of Gangotri from Gaumukh to Devprayag. Ganga is known as Bhagirathi. On the right bank of the river is the holy temple of Ganga, whilst on the left bank there are few Ashrams, Hindus from all over the world show undying faith in these shrines. The temple of Ganga was originally constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa of Nepal. The word Gangotri exudes peace and divine love, it means that Ganga is descending from Heaven to Earth at this spot. Hundreds of years back, the entire stretch of land from Gaumukh to Gangotri was covered with glaciers and Ganga emerged at this place.

31st March Uttarkashi

Rishikesh- Delhi

Morning drives to Rishikesh by buses and upon arrival catch the train to Delhi.

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