Inspired India

a Creative yoga and meditation experience

April 27 - May 7 2018

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A one-of-a-kind guided adventure though the creativity and magic of India. A journey with the masters and mystics, discovering spiritual practice and the creative techniques that will open you to the depths of your own potential. Experience the teachings in a most vibrant and memorable way.

 

* Delhi * Jaipur * Ranthambore * Agra *

 

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The Details

Inspired India is a guided yoga and meditation retreat, focused upon authentic travel and connecting with real people. Open to all experience levels, join us and discover the sacred teachings and techniques that allow you to be you.

This tour will encourage you to open the mind and travel into the unknown, to discover a world of inspiration while remaining alert to the experience. You will learn how to paint with the masters, walk the streets with the locals, immerse into the jungle and meet holy teachers for sunrise practice. You will deepen your yoga practice, build a relationship with meditation and learn how to turn the lens of yoga onto the world around you.

We'll discover a rich heritage of local arts, ancient mythology and sacred sights. Come and explore to create, broaden your perspective and expand into your own creative potential. Travel as a yogi and remain supreme in all conditions, neutral to the chaos and supported by applied meditation techniques.

 

Highlights

·        Full day Indian Miniature Painting workshop with Royal artist Sri Ramu Ramdev at Jaipur City Palace

·        Sunrise yoga inside holy pilgrimage centre Galtaji temple, blessed by the Maharaj of Shri Galta Peetham.

·        Explore the unfiltered secrets of the bazaars and Old City with Jaipuri street legend Sharik Abdul

·        Cooking lesson and experience of home life with local Rajasthani family

·        Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga immersion at luxury eco-lodge centre

·        Tiger Safari in the Ranthambore Jungle

·        Hand-block printing, weaving and carpet making demonstrations

·        Gemstone demonstration and jewelry shopping opportunity

·        Guided tours of Taj Mahal and Amber Fort

·        8 yoga and meditation classes with daily philosophy and mythology discussions

·        10 nights of 4 star accommodation

·        English and Hindi speaking guides

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Your Guides

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Victoria Leader: Retreat host, Yoga Teacher and Artist

Victoria has spent a year of her life exploring and living in India, creating relationships with local people and digging beneath the surface to access authentic experience. She has spent significant time studying Indian Miniature Painting at Jaipur City Palace which has created a deep love and extensive knowledge of Rajasthan, with insights into local culture. As your retreat host, Victoria speaks English and some Hindi, is a 700hr certified Hatha and Ashtanga yoga teacher, and teaches art and yoga classes in Canada, UK and India. She is committed to offering a rich and memorable experience within a supportive group environment.

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Vivek Chhangani: Local Guide, Cultural Insights

Vivek lives in Jaipur and is a freelance tour guide licensed by the Government of Rajasthan. As a family man and your local host he is experienced in offering cultural, heritage and artistic tours, all the while understanding the needs of western visitors and ensuring that the best service is provided. Vivek speaks Hindi and fluent English, is extremely knowledgeable and is full of local insights and tips.

 

 

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    Reservations

    april 27 - May 7 inclusive

    $1690 CAD

    * Delhi * Jaipur * Ranthambore * Agra * Delhi *

     

    INCLUDED

    • Full day Indian Miniature Painting Workshop, a rare opportunity to learn from award winning artist Ramu Ramdev

    • Sacred sunrise yoga practice inside the Galtaji Temple, as blessed by His Holiness Jagadguru Shri Swami Sampatkumar Avadheshacharya Ji Maharaj of Shri Galta Peetham

    • Half day walking tour into the local bazars and Old City of Jaipur

    • Rajasthani cooking class

    • 2 day yoga immersion at eco-lodge and wellness spa

    • Tiger Safari in the Ranthambore Jungle

    • Entrance fees and guided tours of Jaipur City Palace, Amber Fort,

    • Entrance and guided tour of Taj Mahal

    • Demonstrations of heritage artisan techniques

    • 8 yoga and meditation sessions

    • Philosophy and Mythology discussions

    • Personal Journal/Sketch book

    • 10 nights accommodation in a shared room

    • All transport (minibus, rickshaws, jeep)

    • Daily breakfast

    • Bottled water

    • Guide in English and Hindi

    • Transport starting and finishing in Delhi

    • Lunch and Dinner during Ranthambore

    Extras

    • Airfare and travel outside of itinerary

    • Lunch and dinner, except during Ranthambore eco-lodge stay

    • Personal expenses and souvenirs

    • Additional services in the eco-lodge spa

    • Any other activity or service not described

    • Insurance and vaccination certificates

    • Visa

    • Tip for the driver

    • Optional upgrade to private room

    *If you wish to upgrade to a private room please let us known at the time of reservation

     

    ARRIVAL

    If coming by airplane, please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi (DEL) and take a government taxi to our hotel. Please ask if you need any assistance in organizing travel. 

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.

    • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

    • The rest of the payment should be paid 60 days before arrival.

     
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