P.R.A.N.A Retreat in Rishikesh - River Rafting on the Ganga River
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P.R.A.N.A Retreat in Rishikesh - River Rafting on the Ganga River
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Celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21 (rescheduled to Dec 19-26, 2021) with a week-long immersion into Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda & Philosophy while staying on the banks of the sacred Ganga river upstream from Rishikesh.

Alongside these timeless practices, commune with Nature through Trekkings, Rafting & Camping in the Lower Himalayas and meet like minded Yogis from across India and the world.

Stay in comfortable and big tents at our Camp next to the Himalayan Forest and overlooking the Ganga river. Come away rejuvenated post a Digital Detox, Silence and simply witnessing Himalayan Sunrises & Sunsets on the sacred banks of the Ganga! Click here to Book your spot or get in touch with us on Whatsapp or Email if you have any questions.

Retreat Details

What you'll learn & experience

Itinerary, The Specifics & FAQs

Please Note: As the Monsoon begins in mid-June, be prepared for some changes based on daily weather forecasts.

June 19:’TRIBE CONNECT’

  • Fly (or Drive) to Dehradun and transfer to Campsite upstream of Rishikesh by noon.
  • Check-in to Camp Bagheera next to the Himalayan Forests and overlooking the Ganga river.
  • Get to know everyone!
  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunset by the river
  • Campfire – Sankalpa: setting our Intention for the week ahead in the evening by the Campfire.

June 20: ‘YOGA – AYURVEDA DETOX’

  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunrise by the river
  • Shatkriyas (similar to Panchakarmas) – the 6 Internal Cleansing kriyas: Neti, Trathaka, Nauli, Kapalbhati, Dhauti, Shankhaprakshalana
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation
  • PHILOSOPHY Learning: The History of Yoga from the VEDAS, UPANISHADS, GITA, PATANJALI SUTRAS and beyond.
  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunset by the river

June 21: ‘YOGA DAY – RAFT into RISHIKESH!’

  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunrise by the river
  • River Rafting: Enjoy an exhilarating 23 km river rafting adventure down the Ganga River. Perfect for first timers and even the experienced.
  • Explore Rishikesh: Sivananda Ashram, Parmarth Niketan, Maharishi’s Beatles’ Ashram & the Triveni Ghat Sunset Aarti!

June 22: ‘NEELKANTH MAHADEV TREK & Learning AYURVEDA’

  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunrise by the river
  • Drive + Trek up to Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
  • Ayurveda Learning: Fundamentals & Daily Living & Food guidelines
  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunset by the river

June 23: ‘DASHRATH ka DANDA TREK’

  • Day-long trek to view the Himalayan Peaks
  • Pranayama & Meditation at Sunset by the river

June 24: ‘CAVE Meditation & FULL MOON Camping’

  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunrise by the river
  • Meditation in the ancient Vashishta & Arundhati’s caves
  • Trek to River Beach to set up our Tents for the Full Moon night
  • Campfire on the River banks
  • Full Moon Meditation

June 25: ‘EXPLORE RISHIKESH & Closing CAMPFIRE’

  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunrise by the river
  • Explore the Shops, Cafes and modern yogic sub-culture of Rishikesh
  • Pranayama & Meditation at Sunset by the river
  • Campfire and Closing Circle. Music & Dance followed by a grand celebration!

June 26: ‘RESET COMPLETE!’

  • Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation at Sunrise by the river
  • Sankalpa for a new beginning to one’s Life
  • Say goodbyes
  • Transfer to Rishikesh and Dehradun airport after breakfast.

To ensure your reservation in the retreat, kindly make a full payment (Early Bird Offer available till 30th April 2021 on Full Payments Only) or make an initial deposit of INR 10,000 | USD 137 as an advance at the time of registration. The Balance will be due on or before 25th May 2021.
We also offer EMI Payments, schedule and details are in the pricing section.

Manish Pole
Yogi & Teacher since 2003.
Manish leads Himalayan Yoga & Meditation experiences that are best described as Active Learning Retreats.

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  • Stay in a comfortable tent for the duration of the retreat from June 19-26, 2021 on twin or triple sharing basis.
  • Tents are allocated on Twin & Triple Sharing based on first cum first served basis based on gender or group preference.
  • Single Tents are available as a paid upgrade at INR 7000 | US $ 95 per person.
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (Vegetarian Only) with tea and coffee during the retreat and any snacks based on itinerary.
  • Daily Yoga/Meditation Sessions from Experienced Teachers Manish Pole and others.
  • Pickup and Drop from Airport/Railway Station in a shared AC Bus or Tempo Traveller.
  • 1 Rafting Trip in a group depending on Weather conditions which may be replaced with another activity in-case conditions are not fit for rafting.
  • Guided Trek/Hikes which are a part of the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing in Rishikesh based on the itinerary.

The full cost for the 8 day retreat is INR 59,999 or USD 822 + 18% GST (USD value might fluctuate based on exchange rate). We are also offering a limited time early bird discount available till April 30 and the discounted price is INR 49,999 or USD 683 + 18% GST.

Deposit: You can make a reservation by paying a initial deposit of only INR 10,000 / US $ 137 and get a confirmed booking for the retreat. Balance will be payable on or before May 25, 2021.

We also offer an easy 3 instalments plan (EMI) for those looking at a flexible payment plan with:

  1. The First Payment of 30% at the start at the time of registration.
  2. The Second Payment of 30% April 25th and;
  3. The third and final payment of 40% on 15th May 2021

    Please Note: These payments can be made online through our payment gateway providers or via NEFT/Bank Transfer and all communication will be sent on email.

You may also select the EMI option offered by our payment gateway provider (Instamojo) after checkout. Please do check for supported Banks/Cards. 

Write in to namaste@21stcentury.yoga or Whatsapp us on +91-9880836762 for all Travel, Program & Payment related planning and or any Yoga Program related queries.

  • Flight or Train Tickets
  • Visa
  • Additional Meals or Beverages not part of the fixed menu
  • Laundry Charges
  • Any other Personal Expenses
  • Any Medical Costs if required during the retreat

Given how the world is grappling with Covid-19, travel is slowly getting back to normal however we realize things can change quickly and have a flexible refund or cancellation policy.

  • 100% of the amount will be refundable (Payment Gateway fees of 2-3% will be deductible in most cases) if your country/city of residence or India  imposes travel restrictions or lockdowns making it impossible for you to travel to Rishikesh under normal circumstances.
  • No Refund or Cancellations will be applicable if a Covid-19 Test is made mandatory as a travel condition prior or after booking your spot for the retreat. (We however recommend all our participants to get a Covid-19 test done irrespective of Govt guidelines 72 hrs prior to the retreat)
  • If you are infected with Covid-19 at least (0-21 days) prior to the retreat a 100% refund will be made subject to the participant producing a report recognized accepted by the local authorities.
  • If for any reason you are unable to attend the retreat (not related to Covid-19), the deposited amount will be valid as a credit for next 12 months from the start date of the program that you initially opted for and can be availed against any future retreat or online yoga course.
  • If for any reason you choose to leave during the retreat we may consider to reverse or refund your fee on a pro rata basis. Your case will be considered individually and a percentage may be offered based on expenses and any other fees incurred by us.

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