in the Himalayas is situated in the state of Uttaranchal, 260 kms north of
New Delhi. Ananda is close to holy towns of Rishikesh and Haridwar.
Seasons at Ananda
Winter (November - March), Autumn (April-May), Summer (June- August) and
Nestled in the Garhwal Himalayas, Ananda is a world class Spa destination.
Once the residence of the Maharaja of Tehri-Garhwal, Ananda is now gifted to
travellers who are looking for innovative ways to restore and rejuvenate
their energies. Bestowed with renewed tranquility, Ananda brings alive a
spiritual vision and an uplifting wisdom of the ages. Ananda in Himalayas
offers a soothing combination of lush vegetation, cool mountain air and
Himalayan spring water.
Ananda in the Himalayas spreads over 21,000 foot area and it
offers over 79 body and beauty treatment plans. The body and beauty
treatment strives to achieve the perfect harmony between the physical and
mental realm of the individuals. Ananda Spa focusses on the traditional
Indian sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda integrating with the more contemporary
Western Spa technology. The treatment plans are designed to fulfill the
individual needs and health goals such as de-stress, weight and inch loss,
detoxification and cleansing, deep relaxation and anti-aging. Ananda also
offers guidance in the areas of nutrition and exercise.
There are 20 treatment rooms in Ananda with specialized areas for Ayurveda,
Oriental and European systems of holistic health. The luxurious treatment
rooms overlooking the river Ganges and the lofty mountain peaks, provides
the perfect environment for rejuvenation of the body, mind and soul. A team
of Western & Ayurvedic physicians, Qualified nutritionists, Spa
therapists guide the visitors towards a better lifestyle. Ananda Spa offers
plenty of recreational facilities like the Outdoor lap pool, Gymnasium,
Squash court, Golf course etc. Outdoor adventure activities are also
available, adventure seekers can enjoy rafting, trekking and a trip to
Rajaji National Park..
Ananda Spa has 70 deluxe rooms and 5 suites, each provides the
excellent views of the river Ganga, valley and the nearby Rishikesh town.
The guest rooms have the separate balconies where guests can relax or
practice the Yoga. In room facilities are Tea-Coffee maker, Private bar,
Personal Yoga Mat, Bathtub, Shower, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Cable Television
and Room safe.
» Cuisine :
Food is an essential part of
rejuvenation programme of Ananda. The delectable cuisine are specially
prepared at the restaurant to rejuvenate, revitalize and renew you. The
Restaurant offers a special Spa Cuisine menu alongwith Indian, European,
Oriental and World Cuisine. The Spa Cuisine focusses the philosophy of
better living, by providing food enriched with the vivid flavour of organic
herbs and vegetables. You can also enjoy meal or tea at the outdoor
restaurant with the magnificent view of the Himalayas.
» Viceregal Palace :
Viceregal Palace is the huge
reception area in the Ananda In the Himalaya. The palace houses the
Maharaja's library and the oldest Billiards table in India. Viceregal Palace
has been restored and renovated in the same manner as it was at the time of
the Maharaja. The palace also houses the conference rooms and the skating
ring of the Maharaja.
Reaching Ananda in Himalayas
» By Air :
Indira Gandhi Airport (260 kms) in New
Delhi is the nearest International airport. Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun
(35 kms) is the nearest domestic airport. Domestic airlines fly from Delhi
» By Rail :
Nearest railway station is Haridwar
which is located at a distance of 42 kms. Several trains are available from
different parts of India to Haridwar. Dehradun Shatabdi Express run daily
from Delhi to Haridwar. From Haridwar one has to take road journey to reach
» By Road :
Ananda is connected by National Highway
with Delhi and the cities of Uttranachal and Uttar Pradesh. Buses run to
Ananda from Delhi, Meerut, Muzzafarnagar, Roorkee, Haridwar and Rishikesh.
11 Nights / 12 days
Narender Nagar (Ananda) >
Ananda - Rediscover tranquility, in the mystical embrace of Himalayan mountains and the Holy River Ganges. It is South Asia's finest Resort & Spa, Ananda in the Himalayas translated from ancient Sanskrit to mean "bliss, happiness, and self contentment".
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive at New Delhi Airport / Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast leave by car for Full day Old and New Delhi sight seeing. Visit Red Fort, Kutub Minar, Jama Masjid, Lotus temple, India Gate, Raj ghat, Laxmi Nararyan Temple. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Rishikesh
After Breakfast early morning leave for Rishikesh (234 k.m .- 5 hrs.) In the afternoon Arrive at Rishikesh - the holy city of saints. Check in your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 04: Rishikesh - Narender Nagar (Ananda)
After breakfast visit the Ram Jhula , Laxman Jhula and temples in Rishikesh. Afterwards drive by car to Narender Nagar An extremely picturesque drive through the hilly areas culminates in the final breathtaking ascent to Ananda. On arrival, check in at the Ananda in the Himalayas at Palace view room and rest of the day free for personal activities or can go for a message sessions or various oil treatments available at the resort. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Ananda
Ananda Ayurvedic Rejuvenation Program focuses on prevention, maintenance and the improvement of one's health and overall sense of well-being. The personalized program will include a dosha specific Ayurvedic diet, therapeutic juices, stimulating and purifying therapies, daily Yoga and Meditation. Learn to develop more nurturing and supportive lifestyle habits such as: creating a balanced daily routine, proper nutrition, exercising regularly, learning to cope with stress and developing motivating attitudes. All day at Ananda. Explore different Ayurvedic therapies.
Day 06: Ananda
Discover yourself with the guidance of the ancient science and art of India known as "Yoga". Yoga enhances your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual qualities utilizing the three major branches of Yoga like Raja, Kerya and Hatha Yoga in a very simple, effective and practical manner.Attend your Yoga session and other activities. Overnight at hotel
Day 07: Ananda
Ananda Ayurvedic Rejuvenation Program is geared toward revitalizing an individual by ridding and preventing weariness, stress and fatigue. Medicated herbal oils are administered during the daily sessions of therapy, as well as prescribed Yoga, Meditation and Pranayama sessions, Wellness activities and Ananda Ayurvedic Cuisine lead to a feeling of renewed vitality. Explore varius Ayurvedic/Aroma massages at Ananda. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Ananda
According to Ayurveda, the universe is made of five primordial elements, namely earth, air, fire, water and ether. These elements themselves are inanimate, but in combination give rise to three main biological forces or principles in the human body, called doshas - vata, pitta and kapha. These doshas are key to your psycho physiological nature. As every human being has a different balance of elements, one dosha is typically predominant in our constitution and ascertains our personality. Attend Ayurvedic and Wellness Consultation, yoga sessions and other activities. Overnight at hotel
Day 09: Ananda
Meditation is a state of heightened awareness and peace of mind ,increasing relaxation, unlocking the storehouse of energy within the body. It gives a greater sense of relaxation in both mind and body, Greater flexibility of thinking, an ability to meet situations with freshness and insight. Attend your meditation session, yoga sessions and other activities. Overnight at hotel
Day 10: Ananda
Discover optimum well being through a full menu of treatments at Ananda Spa. Experience a renewal of energies. Immerse yourself in hydrotherapy or rejuvenate yourself in the sauna, spa, steam room and hot and cold plunge baths. Redefine your body and replenish your skin, with purifying, and conditioning body wraps. Distil the natural powers and properties of fruits and flowers. Overnight at hotel
Day 11: Ananda - Delhi
After breakfast drive (260 k.m. 5.5 hrs ) by car (LOGO) to Delhi.Arrive and Transfer to Hotel or to airport for onward journey.
Day 12: Delhi - Onward Destination
After breakfast at leisure at hotel /Late transfer to airport for your onward journey.