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7 Days Himalayan Retreat Auli

Himalayan Retreat Auli

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Soaring above Joshimath, Auli huddled in the Himalayan Mountains of Uttarakhand, is a popular spot for skiing. This destination also opens up many other thrills. A delightful state-of-the-art and India’s longest cabe-car ride here gives you some great sights especially that of Nanda Devi, known as India’s second highest peak.

The landscape is laced with coniferous and oak forests, lending in a distinct appeal. Coveted as The Land of Gods, Uttarakhand displays a dramatic terrain of lovely lakes, meandering rivers, mountains and rising Himalayan peaks.

You begin Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition on a spiritual note as you drive through the holy towns of Haridwar,Rishikesh and along Ganges. The experience includes ambling through the apple orchards, getting a glimpse of Nanda Devi.

Temperature Range: Temperature varies from 12-17 °C, 0 to 5 °C and -5 to 0 °C. Please keep in mind that the above information is not exact and does not account for sudden changes.

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Itinerary

Day 1st in Ashram (Rishikesh) 
On day 1st at 6:00 to 7:00 Am will be detoxification and breathing practice then 7:00 to 8:30 Am Asanas class, 9:00 Am- breakfast after breakfast students will be taken for walking tour in rishikesh local market where they can see the colourful culture indian culture, delicious indian food, indian spicies, indian clothes, ashrams, temples and much more therefore students will have lunch in ashram then 5:30 pm all students will attain world class ganga ceremony in Parmarth neeketan in Rishikesh, 7:00 pm- Dinner.


Day 2nd Rishikesh -Auli (2450m) (Drive/280km/8-9hrs)
On the 2nd day, transfer from Rishikesh to Auli. Savour the charming drive through the holy town of Rishikesh and four of Panchprayags of Deoprayag, Rudraparayag, Karnprayag and Nandprayag. The route takes you along Ganges and Alaknanda.

Reach the lodge by evening and check-in. Take in the great views of Alaknanda Valley and the stunning Himalayan snow-clad peaks. If time permits, you can amble through the apple orchards or unwind at the lodge itself. Overnight will be spent at the lodge, your Auli and Gurson snow trek begins tomorrow.


Day 3rd -Auli – Parsari (3000 M) –ITBP -Auli (Trek/4-5hrs)
Morning  after the early Yoga class at 7:00 A.M dig into breakfast at the lodge and saunter off for a trek to charming Parsari Village and ITBP. Proceed with the trek and reach Auli sometime during the afternoon. Along the way lap up great sights of Himalayan giants that comprises Nanda Devi (India’s second highest peak), ski slopes of Auli, the Joshimath town and the Alaknanda Valley with the mesmeric Alaknanda River making way through it. Come evening and simply unwind at the lodge.After evening Meditation class at 6:30 PM dinner and Overnight in lodge.


Day 4 -Auli -Gurson meadows (3350m)–Auli (Trek /5-6hrs)
Morning  after the early Yoga class at 7:00 A.M .This refreshing day, drive to Auli where the fun of cable car awaits. The ropeway opens up great sights and experience of the place. Reach the top most level through the cable car from where you commence your trek to Gurson top. Delight in making way along snow covered meadows with great Himalayas ahead of you. Reach Gurson top, a vantage point where you can feast your eyes on the great Nanda Devi. Enjoy some moments at this charming spot and head back towards the lodge sometime in the afternoon. Relax once you reach there. After evening Meditation class at 6:30 PM dinner and Overnight in lodge


Day 5 -Auli – Dhak Village – Khulara – Dhak Village -Auli(Trek/ 7-8hrs)
Morning  after the early Yoga class at 7:00 A.M .Indulge in breakfast and drive to Dhak Village. Once here, trek towards Khulara. The trail is a fetching one that will take you charming Himalayan settlements. Pass beyond the village of Karchi and arrive at the meadows above the village. Come afternoon and trek back to Dhak Village and hop on to your vehicle. Unravel the hot springs at Tapovan and later drive back to the lodge. After evening Meditation class at 6:30 PM dinner and Overnight in lodge.


Day 6 -Auli – Rishikesh(Drive/250km/7-8hrs)
7:00 to 8:00 Am yoga class, 8:30 Am breakfast therefore after breakfast, drive back to ashram after some rest, 8:00 Pm group dinner and celebration at ashram on the successful completion of himalayan retreat.


Day  7  in Ashram( Rishikesh)
8:30 Am Group breakfast & 12:00 Pm farewell of the group.

 

Daily Schedule:-

6:00 Am – wake up

7:00 to 8:00 Am – Asana class (8:00 Am: Breakfast)

9:00 Am – Trekking

12:00 – Lunch

12:30 – Trekking

5:30 – Meditation

7:00 – Dinner

8:00 – Kirtan & Music

9:00 – Light’s off.


Retreat Dates-  2018

4th to 10th of April
14th to 20th of April
24th to 30th of April
4th to 10th of May
14th to 20th of May
24th to 30th of May
4th to 10th of June
14th to 20th of June
24th to 30th of June
4th to 10th of September
14th to 20th of September
24th to 30th of September
4th to 10th of October
14th to 20th of October
24th to 30th of October
4th to 10th of November
14th to 20th of November
24th to 30th of November
4th to 10th of December
14th to 20th of December
24th to 30th of December


The complete fees of Himalayan retreat is 800 USD / 51’200 In Indian Rupees that includes-

  • Transportation 
  • Accomodation on sharing basis
  • Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
  • Professional and experienced English speaking local trekking guides
  • Entry fee for the park
  • Environment levy fees


Cost does not include

  • Air fare
  • Enroute meal
  • Any charges for carrying still/video cameras etc.
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, bottled water, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any meals/services not mentioned above
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Travel insurance

 

Things to carry-

 1- Trek pants- 2 pairs (ignor jeans, shorts, capris, denims.

2- T-shirt- 4 pairs (2 full & 2 half sleeves).

3- sweater- 2 ( 1 fleece & 1 woolen).

4- jacket- 2 ( 1 fleece & 1 down feather).

5- Thermal wear- 1 nos.

6- Gloves- woolen & water-proof.

7- socks- (3 cotton & 2 woolen pairs).

8- warm inner- wears.

9- rain coat- 1.

10- handkerchief or towel.

11- slippers.

12- back-pack & rain cover.

13- couple of water-bottles.

14- Hiking shoes water-proof & ankle support.

15- glucose, chocolate, biscuits & nuts.

16- Personal medical kit ( if you require).

17- caps- 2 ( 1 suncap & woolen cap)

 

Advisory-

Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the Plains, take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitude.

Pay heed to the trek leader or instructor in order to enjoy a safe & sound trekking experience.

Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.

Avoid trekking during the nights.

Before under-taking the trek, consult a physician.

Carry basic medications and first-aid kit during the trek.

The trek takes place through eco-friendly zone, do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.

Medical report of physical fitness approved by certified physician.


Refund Policy –
An advance fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency participants can join us on other
schedules.

 

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