India Wellness Tour - Spirit and Body
This journey is a mix of culture and relaxation, spirit and body... this tailormade tour into the most mystic of the countries in Asia promises this and much more.Read more
This journey is a mix of culture and relaxation, spirit and body... this tailormade tour into the most mystic of the countries in Asia promises this and much more.
The architectural beauty of Delhi, the marvellous capital city of India with its palaces and temples, combined with some days for Yoga and Ayurvedic treatments to relax and regenerate spirit and body: here is your wellness holiday!
A unique trip, looking for your inner self and discovering a deeply spiritual population.
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to hotel (check in from 12.00).
In the afternoon visit to Delhi: starting from Old Delhi, the historical part, surrounded by walls. Passing through the Red Fort, you can admire the most majestic among the Moghul Empire monuments, the Jama Masjid (closed on Friday), which is the largest mosque in India. Built between 1644 and 1658 during the reign of Shah Jahan, it is an imposing architectural work of red brick and white marble that extends for 40 meters in height, with 4 towers at the corners and 3 entries.
On the banks of the Yamuna River, you will visit the Rajghat: the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated, after his assassination in 1948. This is followed by New Delhi, the new part conceived, designed and built in a majestic style by the British in the 20s of XX century. it is a city with wide tree-lined streets, parks, gardens, great houses that are home to the Parliament, ministries, embassies, the Connaught Place area, financial, shopping and business center.
A special note goes to India Gate, which is the triumphal arch, which carries the names of several thousand Indians who lost their lives during the First World War. Opposite is the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India, the perfect combination of Western and Mughal architectural style. Surrounded by huge parks, its construction was completed in 1929. Other monuments that can be admired during the visit are: the Qutub Minar, a 73 m high tower that is spread over five floors, each of which has a projecting balcony; the mausoleum of Humayun, built between 1564 and 1572 by Haji Begum, the widow of the second Mughal emperor, after nine years after the death of Humayun, the construction of which took eight years. Return to the hotel and overnight.
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