Schedule: H&H India 2019

16 days

January (13th-14th)

Arrival in India and overnight/s in a local air bnb (either plan separately or go with group) not included in trip cost.  Our Air BnB is between $15 and $45 per night.

Travel Day**January 15th**

  • Meet up in Delhi by 9am
  • Car Transport to Rishikesh: 6-7 hours drive
  • Arrival at Ashram-dinner and rest

 

January 16th-20th-

  • Walk to Shiva Temple
  • Walking Tour of Laxmin Jula & Ram Jula

January 17th

  • Optional talk on Main Hindu Gods, Goddesses, and Symbolism
  • Optional Yoga Offering
  • Ganga Arti Ceremony
  • Journaling or Contemplation time

January 18th

  • Breakfast
  • Optional talk and practicum on Mantra and Music for Meditation
  • Lunch
  • Walk to the Beatles Ashram & Tiger Reserve
  • Dinner
  • Optional Yoga, Art Making, or Meditation

January 19th

  • Free Day (shopping excursion)
  • Option of Yoga, Meditation, Art Making Shopping, Adventuring

January 20th

  • Hiking in the Himalyas- Swim in a waterfall
  • Meditation on the banks of the Ganga
  • Final Ganga Arti

 

**January 21st**

MEETING DAY for those flying into Delhi and joining the 2ndhalf of the trip-our group arrives in Delhi in the midday or evening depending on traffic.

  • Early Rise
  • Leave Rishikesh for Delhi 6-7 hour drive
  • Delhi Arrival and Check in At Bohemian Hostel
  • Dinner and (possibly) Shopping/Spice Market

 

January 22nd-

  • Ride to AirPort 9am
  • 2 hour flight to Bhubaneswar
  • Shopping in Open Market in Bhubaneswar- Good Time for Fabric Shopping
  • Car Ride to Raghurajpur (1 hour drive) with possible stop at the Yogini Temple
  • Bedding Set up & Dinner + Culture Ceremony in Raghurajpur

 

January 23rd

  • Early or Late Rise & Breakfast
  • Optional Talk on Village Customs
  • Workshops: Choose from Dance, Painting, Sculpture
  • Lunch + walk to market
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Dinner
  • Stop at Seemstress home or Ride to Bhubaneswar for craft and fabric shopping

 

January 24th

  • Early or Late Rise & Breakfast
  • Optional Talk on Hindu Gods and Goddess Iconography
  • Workshops: Choose from Dance, Painting, Sculpture
  • Lunch + walk to market
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Dinner
  • Meditation Session in local Temple

 

January 25th

  • Early Rise & Breakfast
  • Trip to Konark to See Sun Temple and Erotic Carvings

 

January 26th

  • Early or Late Rise & Breakfast
  • Yoga Session and Meditation
  • Workshop: Choose from Dance, Painting, Sculpture
  • Lunch + walk to market
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Dinner

 

January 27th

  • Trip to the Craft Museum in Bhubaneswar and see Yognini Temple Or trip to Puri
  • : Choose from Dance, Painting, Sculpture
  • Lunch + walk to market
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Dinner
  • Return to see Puri market in evening

 

January 28th

  • Early or Late Rise & Breakfast
  • Free day or Workshops
  • Optional Yoga, Meditation or Walking tour

 

January 29th

  • Return Drive to Bhubaneswar and Flight to Delhi.
  • Check in At Bohemian Hostel
  • Possible Spice Market Trip

 

January 30th

  • Early or Late Rise: Official End of Trip