Spiti, Manali and Mcleodganj Tour Package

Spiti, Manali and Mcleodganj Tour Package
This tour package covers Spiti valley and Mcleodganj, Dhamrshala along with some time in Manali. It’s a complete mixture of adventure, good sightseeing and beautiful mountains of Himalayan as well as Dhauladhar mountain ranges.
Tour Itinerary:
Day 1: Chandigarh – Shimla – Sarahan
Starting early your vehicle will collect you in Chandigarh before proceeding to Shimla for brunch.  From Shimla drive past the Wangtu bridge to Sarahan where you will rest for the night.  If there is time in the afternoon In Sarahan explore the famous Bird Park or visit the Bhima Kali temple one of the most important temples of Kali in India where there use to be human sacrifice before 18th Century.
Day 2: Sarahan – Reckong Peo – Kalpa
Tonight you will stay in the meadows and apple orchards of Kalpa village, overlooking Reckong Peo, Kinnaurs’ district headquarters and kickoff point for Spiti.  Our guests stay in a quaint and comfortable hotel nestled amongst acres of apple and cherry trees!
Day 3: Kalpa – Puh – Nako – Sumdo – Tabo
Here the landscape changes to Desert Mountains. As we drive through the desert terrain we move through the village of Puh to reach Nako for overnight stay. Visit the Lake & the Monastery of Nako walk through the Village of Nako.  After our short hike we continue through some very breathtaking mountain scenery past the border checkpost of Sumdo into Spiti Valley proper, passing within one mountain of the Tibetan border.
Day 4: Tabo
The famous Tabo Monastery is more than 1010 years old and home to many precious Thanka paintings, including the Pillar of a Thousand Buddhas. The entry to the monastery complex, [...]

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Spiritual & Meditation journey in Lahaul Spiti

Lahaul Spiti in Himachal Pradesh is a great location for not only sightseeing but also for a journey of self-discovery, meditation and spirituality. This region has attracted monks and sages for thousands of years from places as far as Tibet who wanted to meditate in peace close to nature.  There are a number of monasteries, mediation sites and caves which are witness to the spiritual journeys of countless people.
It’s much easier to travel, live and meditate in Lahaul Spiti these days, but the relative solitude, majesty of nature and spirituality of the place is hard to find anywhere else. The monasteries in Spiti are among the oldest in the world and are full of ancient manuscripts, artifacts and wise monks who have spent countless generations increasing the spiritual wealth of the world. A spiritual journey in Lahaul Spiti region can cover these monasteries, Tibetan Buddhism, Yoga and meditation sessions in a wide variety of places. Meditating in Himalayan caves which are in use for thousands of years now for such purposes is a big attraction which can’t be replicated easily.
We offer a number of choices to travelers who want to explore their own spirituality and that of  the region in any kind of detail. Such a journey can include meditation classes with monks, home stays with local families, visits to monasteries, holy sites, classes on Tibetan Buddhism, Yoga and so on. Duration of the tour can be variable and adjusted according to needs of the guests.  Please email info@indiafoodtour.com or fill the contact form on the right.

Services Provided

TRANSPORT : In private or shared car or SUV with driver, trek on foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Hom stays, hotels, guest houses, Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon [...]

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Bungee Jumping In Rishikesh

Bungee jumping is one of the most exhilarating activities that one can enjoy in Rishikesh. For this, the guests are taken to a platform more than 80 meters high, secured with a harness and strong elastic ropes and then made to jump off the platform. The elastic ropes break the fall gradually instead of a jerk and the guests can enjoy the sensation and extreme thrill of enjoying the sensation of free fall. All you need is the ability to conquer your fear. Then there are other thrilling adventure activities like zip lining and swing which can be enjoyed separately or in combination with each other. AFter each activity, the adventurous guests are provided with their videos, photographs taken during the activity and a certificate.
Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh
It’s the most popular adventure activity and set up by experts specially brought in from New Zealand. Site of jump is over a small tributary of river Ganga which has about 0.5 to 1 meter of water on most days. After the jump, guests are lowered in to the river and harness taken off.
Zip Lining  in Rishikesh
Zip lining is done in the same location and over the two banks of the river. The guests are harnessed at an height of about 7 meters on one side and made to roll under the force of gravity. It’s possible to reach speeds of up to 160 km as everything fades in to a blur. It’s usually done by 3 people in tandem but solo zip lining can also be done at a small extra cost.
Swing Jump in Rishikesh
Swing jump is perfoemd from the same Bungee jump platform. The guests are secured via chest [...]

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Rafting and Kayaking in Rishikesh

Rafting and Kayaking Expeditions in Rishikesh
Over the last few years, rafting and kayaking have rapidly gained popularity in India, specially in Rishikesh. After flowing through high altitude Himalayan mountains, Rishikesh is the place where Ganga officially enters plains of India. Thus the waters of Ganga river provide an easy ride for beginners and casual rafters as well as adrenaline pumping rafting and kayaking experience to people looking for more adventure. Ganga river in this region has different grades of rapids beginning from sedate Grade I to more thrilling Grade II to Grade III+. There are a number of options for different kind of thrill seekers and guests can choose a rafting expedition of 2-3 hours to a multi day rafting or kayaking expedition with camping on beaches of Ganga and nearby forests on the way.

Each ride including the kayaking is done under expert supervision of a trained instructor. To begin the rafting expedition, the guests are first transported by car to the starting point and given a short but informative training session before they touch water. The things taught in this training session are important to enjoy the rafting trip safely. Depending upon the package chosen, a meal (breakfast or lunch) is also provided. Once it’s done, paddles and safety gear which includes helmet and life jackets are given to each guest and the trip really begins.   For kayaking, gusts have to pass a small test before a kayak is allotted to them. A trained guide accompanies them for guidance and help in case it’s needed at all times.
Short Duration Rafting in Rishikesh
Short duration rafting trips in Rishikesh are divided according to the distance and duration of each. The shortest [...]

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Yoga tour in Rishikesh

Rishikesh Yoga Tour
Rishikesh on banks of holy Ganga river is one of the best destinations in India for a relaxing holiday with a wide varity of activities including adventurous stuff such as hiking, rafting, kayaking, camping as well as more sedate stuff such as meditation, yoga, sightseeing etc. As Rishikesh is the first point in journey of Ganga from towering peaks of Himalayas as it enters the north Indian plains for the first time, a lot of people visit Rishikesh to have te best of both worlds. Apart from adventure holidays, we help people connect to their spiritual side in Rishikesh too. Following Rishikesh tour itinerary is meant for spiritual tourists who want to learn about yoga, meditation and Hindu spirituality during their vacation. Please note that it’s a sample itinerary meant as an example and can be modified in any way to suit the requirements of the guests. The yoga and mediataion activities mentioned are just meant as examples and vary according to type of activities chosen and needs of the guests.
DAY 1: Arrival in Rishikesh
We’ll leave Delhi by luxury bus or car and arrive in Rishikesh after a drive of 5-6 hours. Lunch or dinner at arrival after checkin at hotel and rest of the day free for sightseeing or rest. 
DAY 2: Introduction to Yoga and Meditation
This day will begin with an early morning Yoga and meditation class which will explain the basic principles, requirements and benefits of Yoga. There will be a small training session in which the guests will learn a few basics and beginner asanas (Yoga positions) from a trained instructor. After a bit of rest, it’ll be time for light lunch and rest [...]

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