Yoga & Wellness

As the home of Yoga and Ayurveda, India is the ideal destination for indulging in wellness while also exploring the historic sites and cities along the way.

India, the fabled land of seers, sages, spiritual leaders and healers has been a beacon of light for the West for centuries. It is known for its tremendous cultural power that has maintained a deep impact on the world for thousands of years. The richness of India’s culture is manifest in a myriad traditions, languages, faiths and rituals that lend it both wealth and depth. People of this revered land exude a sense of vitality and positive energy that conveys the essence of life. Though the west has cast its influence through colonial rule, the people of India still hold on to their rich culture and heritage which is a thing to be marveled at. Arguably, the most trending thing in the world, yoga is believed to have originated in India about 5,000 years ago. As per the yogic lore, Adiyogi, the first yogi, transmitted the science of yoga to the legendary Saptrishis or “seven sages”. He presented and explained 112 ways through which mortal beings can surpass their limitations and unleash their ultimate potential. Adiyogi’s offerings were carried to different parts of the world by these seven enlightened sages. Agastya, the sage who travelled across to the Indian Subcontinent was the most effective in terms of incorporating the spiritual process in practical life, not just as an ideology but as a way of life itself. It is his teaching and philosophy that has crafted the Indian culture around a core yogic way of life.

India wellness Tours is a sense of belongingness to an environment that is austere, free from stress, encourages positivity in attitude, focuses on balanced nutrition, restores balance and homeostasis of the body, and holistically heals the body. As more people embrace healthier lifestyles, there has been a transition to integrate wellness into travel and vacation habits.

Best Wellness Retreats in India

The country has a history in the field of wellness and health as it is home to world’s two oldest, safest, and most effective health and wellness traditions, Ayurveda and Yoga. India has often been considered as a land of spiritual wellness, resulting in numerous spa and wellness tours of India. A lot of people prefer involving their body and mind in practices like yoga, meditation, and reiki. Wellness therapies are available at different places in India and all the centers work at different levels so as to offer services that would be best suited for your body to keep fit, clean and calm. Whether you choose to escape to the mountains or a white sandy beach, our wellness holidays will give you the space for complete mental, physical and spiritual rejuvenation.

Ananda in the Himalayas is also one of the most famous wellness & luxury spa resorts in India. It was once a royal estate of the former Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal. Surrounded by the Sal forest, the wellness retreat spa offers over 80 varieties of spa therapies. Some of their Ayurvedic treatments include Shloka, Mukh Lepa, Takradhara and more.

Ananda in the Himalayas (Rishikesh)

The SwaSwara offers a plethora of programs that last for five to 21 days. With its pristine location, which is quite close to the beach, it has certainly managed to bring forth quite a zen space for travellers. Focussing on several aspects of the mind, body and soul, it has charted out a range of activities. These include yoga, meditation, art and an overall healthy and wholesome lifestyle.

SwaSwara (Gokarna)

Located well off the main Keralan tourist trail in the foothills, Kalari Kovilakom is set in an ancient palace that has been beautifully converted into a luxurious 19 bedroom wellness retreat. Its breathtaking and tranquil setting aside, the reason why people come here year after year is to transform their physical, mental and spiritual health through traditional Ayurvedic medicine.

Karali Kovilakom (Kerala)

Sprawled across 15 acres of Chowara Beach, Somatheeram is one of the best wellness resort in India. From Panchkarma treatments to ayurvedic body care, there are many therapies it conducts that might intrigue you. For the same, they often use locally sourced herbs that are very effective. This is not a bells-and-whistles kind of place; it’s about slowing down and resetting.

Somatheeram (Kovalam)

Perched on the banks of the Mulshi lake in Maharashtra is the luxury spa and wellness retreat, Atmantan. Just as the name suggests, much of the wellness treatments taken up are centred around the soul, mind and body. There are many specialised therapies that have their roots in Ayurveda as well as a few Western wellness treatments that the spa conducts.

Atmantan (Pune)

Settled near the Mandrem beach in Goa, the Ashiyana Yoga retreat is the best of its kind in India. The Yoga retreat was designed in a way that reflects the village atmosphere with coconut and palm plantations. Yoga sessions amid these plantations will be lovely to participate in. Special Detox and Rejuvenation Retreats run throughout the season.

Ashiyana (Goa)

A hushed ashram environment and traditional yoga are at the core of any Shreyas programme, whether a silent retreat, purifying panchakarma or weight management. Choose Wellness for the Soul which includes pranayama breathwork; chanting and meditation and mind-and-body treatments prescribed by a naturopathic doctor.

Shreyas Retreat (Bangalore)

Vana Retreat, which is one of the popular wellness spa resorts in India, puts much of its focus on the health of the guests. It uses many essential methods to run the place with water harvesting and waste management as some of its techniques. The spa treatments & therapies are unique such as Ayurveda, Rigpa (Traditional Tibetan medicine), Sowa, yoga sessions and more.

Vana Retreat (Dehradun)

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