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  • Diwali & Rajasthan Oct 2016
  • Diwali & Rajasthan Oct 2016
  • Diwali & Rajasthan Oct 2016
  • Diwali and Rajasthan Oct 2016
 

Diwali and Rajasthan Oct 2016

New Delhi - Haridwar - Vashit gufa - Rishikesh – Jaipur- Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur – Udaipur - Delhi – Depart

Sat 29 October to Sun 13 November 2016
14 Nights/14 Days

Accompanied by Huguette Declercq

Huguette Declercq

Huguette Declercq

Mathematical teacher of formation, Huguette taught during thirty years young people from 12 to 16 years old. Thanks to them, the questioning of one is permanent. At the same time Huguette formed as yoga teacher in the 70s. She also followed of the formations like the P.N.L and the approaches of various therapeutic techniques. She meets the kundalini yoga in 1989, and leaves completely in this direction. Already trainer in hatha yoga, she quickly began to train also kundalini Yoga teachers. The yoga led her towards the philosophic reflection: understand, choose her way, to realize it, to live happy in the world which we chose. Huguette is also an author of books of philosophy in everyday life, of yoga. She realizes audio CD and DVD of yoga. Thirty years ago, Huguette established Atlantide: Yoga Center in Belgium which has evolved into a well known yoga, meditation, ayurveda and life philosophy center. Huguette teach yoga every day, forms yoga teachers and accompanies groups to India, to help them find the spirituality which has so enriched her own life.  www.yogaspiritfestival.be

 

Day 01 Sun 30 October, 2016 - Arrival in Delhi by Turkish Air TK 716 at 04:35 AM

on arrival welcome & transfer to hotel for wash & change, after breakfast leave for Haridwar 200 km, 6h drive,

On arrival transfer to Kankhal 3 km from Haridwar, The guest house in Kankhal is the heart of the spiritual life of a few meters from Daksh temple of Shiva & the Samadhi of My Anandamayee.

Today is Bari Diwali or "great Diwali" is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi puja. During the puja, which takes place the day of Amavasya, New Moon, five deities are celebrated. These are the trimurti goddesses Mahalakshmi goddess of wealth, Mahasaraswati goddess of knowledge, and Mahakali; and Ganesh and Vighnarta.

Hindus perform their ablutions before joining their families and their Pandit, to worship together Lakshmi divine order to bless in wealth and prosperity, and allow the triumph of good over evil, of light over the darkness.

It is during this third day that preparations for the puja are most important: home decoration with rangoli (decorative motifs to welcome Lakshmi), preparing thali, trays and utensils offerings for the puja.

Yves will guide you through the realization and understanding of these rituals.

Overnight in Kankhal.

 

Day 02 Mon 31 October, 2016 - Haridwar

Haridwar is located Bank on the holy river Ganga 200 km north from Delhi. Haridwar is a Spiritual city like Varanasi. Due to Holy River Ganga & the biggest festival in the world called Maha Kumbha Mela which accord every 12 years in 4 holy cities in India. After breakfast visit of Lord Shiva temple, afternoon leave for Haridwar, walk on the Ghats, in the late afternoon we will participate in the Ganga Arti (worship of the goddess Ganga with lamp offerings) at Har-ki-Pauri (Lord Vishnu Foot Footprint), also known as Brahma Kund (Pool of Brahma).

Overnight in Kankhal.

 

Day 03 Tue 01 November, 2016 - Haridwar - Vashit Gufa 50 km, 2h drives Rishikesh - Haridwar 30 km, 2h drives.

After breakfast leave for Vashit Gufa, on the way we will visit a Jain temple & continue to the cave of Vashit Gufa. The history of this place is lost in the mists of time; this is where Vashita, a Saptarishis (seven sages) author of the Rigveda meditated. In this cave 90 meters deep, atmosphere and energy are ideal for meditation, evening attend the Ganga Arti (worship of the goddess Ganga with lamp offerings) at Trivani Ghat in Rishikesh, later return to kankhal.

Overnight in Kankhal.

 

Day 04 Wed 02 November, 2016 - Haridwar - Jaipur by night train

Morninga arti at Ma Anandmayee ashram, after breakfast, ayurvadic massage for everyone, after lunch transfer to Haridwar rly station yoga exp 19032 depart from haridwar @ 15:10 PM, arrive in Jaipur 04:10 AM,

Overnight in Train

 

Day 05 Thus 03 November, 2016 - Early morning arrival in Jaipur

On arrival in Jaipur rly station pick & transfer to hotel for wash & change, after breakfast leave for city sightseeing, photography of Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Amer Fort and City Palace museum.

 

Day 06 Fri 04 November, 2016 - Jaipur - Mandawa 200 Km, 05h drives

today we drive to Mandawa, the capital of Shekhawati region of Rajsathan and world famous site for its old havelies and fresco art. Enjoy the village walk and see how the earthen potteries are made by Indian potters.

Overnight in Mandawa.

 

Day 07 Sat 05 November, 2016 - Mandawa - Bikaner 190 Km, 05h drives

Bikaner was founded in 1488, 29 years after Jodhpur by the younger son of Rathore Raja of Jodhpur. Rao Bikaji was given an army and asked to seek his own fortune to avoid a war of succession. Thus Bikaner was founded in heart of the wilderness called Jungladesh. Upon arrival assisted check in at hotel. Visit Karni Mata Temple (Rat temple) inhabited by hordes of rats. Also visit Junagarh Fort and Camel breeding farm.

Overnight in Bikaner.

 

Day 08 Sun 06 November, 2016 - Bikaner - Jaisalmer 325 Km, 07h drives

Head to Jaisalmer, in the Great Indian Thar Desert. Architecturally, the city has a wonderful legacy of old buildings, united by the common use of local yellow stone and beautifully preserved due to the isolated location. Enclosed by an imposing sandstone wall, the fort stands on a hill 250 ft. high.

Overnight in Jaiselmer.

 

Day 09 Mon 07 November, 2016 - City tour and Sand Dunes visit

Tour includes visit to the fort and Havelies of Rajput Nobles and merchants. The most important sites are Patwon-ki-Haveli & Salim Singh–ki-Haveli. In the evening enjoy trip to the most picturesque Sam sand dunes. Various cultural programs are organized against the backdrop of these fascinating sand dunes along with a camel ride to view the sun set over the sand dunes.

Overnight in Jaiselmer.

 

Day 10 Tue 08 November, 2016 – Jaisalmer - Jodhpur 290 Km 07h drives - Rohitgarh

After relaxed morning drive to Jodhpur. The city was founded by Rao Jodhaji in 1459 A.D. The city was on silk route of the 16th century and hence was host to a number of travellers. Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan.

Overnight in Jodhpur

 

Day 11 Wed 09 November, 2016 - Jodhpur sightseeing

The city tour of Jodhpur includes Meherangarh Fort, rising up a hilly scrap, which was built on the advice of a hermit, and it overlooks the city in the image of a long sentinel Jaswant Thada, the cremation ground of the rulers of Jodhpur dotted with cenotaphs Moti Mahal or Pearl Palace, which has exquisite, painted ceilings and walls Sheesh Mahal & Rang Mahal Palaces are also noteworthy with fine decoration enriched with inlay work and mirrors.

Overnight in Jodhpur.

 

Day 12 Thus 10 November, 2016 – Jodhpur - Ranakpur 125 Km, 03h drives/ Udaipur 100 Km, 02h drives

After breakfast leave for Ranakpur, on arrival visit Jain temple, a unique example of Jain ecclesiastical architecture. The main Jain temple is Chaumukha or four faced temple dedicated to Adinath and consists of 29 halls and 426 pillars full of sculptured decoration. No two pillars are alike here, after lunch leave for Udaipur, on arrival transfer to hotel, dinner in hotel.

Overnight in Udaipur.

 

Day 13 Fri 11 November, 2016 - Udaipur sight scene

Visit the City Palace museum, where one can find rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colure with red glass windows and inlaid marble balconies. Also visit the famous peacock courtyard, Sahelion-ki-Bari (the gardens of royal ladies lay out with lush green lawns, kiosks, trees and beautiful fountains). Jagdish Temple is also an important site to visit. Later proceed to the local folk museum having beautiful peacock mosaics, splendid series of figures in mid 19 century.

Overnight in Udaipur.

 

Day 14 Sat 12 November, 2016 – Udaipur - Delhi by flight

After breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight for Delhi, on arrival in Delhi, if time permit short sight scene of Delhi, evening diner at hotel.

Overnight in Delhi.

 

Day 15 Sun 13 November, 2016 – Delhi - Departure

Early morning transfer to International airport Depart @ 06:45 AM from International Airport Turkish Air TK 717

End of the services.

 

Cost includes the following services

  • Arrival & Departure from Airport/Rly station by Deluxe A/C bus/cars.
  • A/C deluxe transport throughout the tour with sight scene.
  • Cost of All entrance fee for Monuments.
  • Accommodation in the hotel mentioned similar on double /twin Bedded room with private bath facility on Bed & Breakfast, Lunch and dinner basis (Full Board).
  • Cheek inn & cheek out will be at 12.00 Noon, Indian time.
  • Services of a locally appointed English guide as per the program.
  • Mineral water.
  • Puja in Temple.
  • Elephant ride in Jaipur.
  • Boat ride in Udaipur.
  • Full company by Yves Bourgeon.
  • 01 domestic flight Udaipur/Delhi.
  • 10 kg excess baggage for per person.
  • 01 night train Haridwar/Jaipur.
  • First day wash & change in Delhi 4 people in 1 room for 2 h only.
  • 14 nights & 15 Days in India.
  • Tips.

What is not including?

  • Visa fees.
  • International flight Tickets.
  • Any Air Port Tax.
  • Any Type of insurance Health or Life.
  • Any personal expense, Shopping /Phone call / Table Drink.
  • Any charges for Camera & Video Uses.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Within 90 days of start of Program – 5% of the rates.
  • Within 60 days – 10% of rates
  • Within 59 to 45 days – 15% of rate
  • Within 44 to 30 days – 25% of rate
  • Within 29 to 15 days – 50% of rate
  • Less than 14 days or without notice – 100% of rate

 

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