The following are top 5 yoga retreats in India that you must visit.
1. Art Of Living Ashram, Bangalore
This is a 65 acre campus, in Bangalore and is an international art of living center located on the Panchagiri Hills outside Bangalore. This is a great destination for those who seek peace and calm through yoga. This is the perfect location to calm your mind and body amidst the mountainside trails, organic farms, gardens and a lake that surround the facility. Guests here from all backgrounds are invited to participate voluntarily for the general maintenance of the ashram.
2. Shreyas Yoga Retreat
This is a luxury 25 acre yoga center in Bangalore. It is one of the world's luxuriest yoga retreat centers. It offers yoga classes, rejuvenation spa, meditation sessions, infinity pool and an organic vegetarian. This yoga retreat has attentive staff and provides excellent service.The pricing starts from $280 for a single garden tent.
3. Osho Meditation Resort
This 28 acre campus of Osho Meditation Resort is a calm and cool place of the world that invites people for relaxation and rejuvenation. This is close to the Mumbal Koregaon Park, Pune. This resort provides the inmate a feeling of luxury getaway and a traditional ashram experience too. It has meditation classes, swimming pool, lush and beautiful gardens, marble pathways etc. It costs $55 a night to stay here.
4. Yoga Vidya Spiritual Retreats
At this yoga retreat in Kerala, you can learn Ayurveda, hatha yoga and meditation too. Yoga here is taught by scholars and monks from different parts of the world. This center has many courses and retreats such as like art retreats and a teacher training program in yoga. Beginners in yoga can benefit from an immersion retreat which is a 10 day program. Advanced yoga learners can join the intensive de-tox retreat. The yoga immersion retreat for 10 days for beginners starts from $500.
5. Ananda In The Himalayas, Narendranagar
If you are looking for a luxury retreat in the Himalayas with some yoga and meditation then you must visit this yoga retreat. This yoga retreat teaches Bihar yoga. It offers classes in many meditation forms and "andshuddi kriyas", which is a yogic practice designed for the purification of the body and the mind. Apart from yoga guests can pamper themselves and relax at the spa. It is $342 per night here for a double room.
If you are planning to have your vacation spend on one of this yoga retreats. You need to visit India and for that you must have an Indian visa. All foreign nationals who wish to enter India are required to possess a valid national passport with a valid visa obtained from Indian high commission. All individual visa seekers can apply for the Indian Visa through online application.
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