A trip which puts your health and well-being at the very center of your travel experience is what truly defines a Wellness tour.
The core pillars of such an experience would be food that nourishes you, movements that help you connect with your body and therapies that help you detox your body and rejuvenate your soul.
India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, Meditation & Yoga and this makes India the perfect place whether you're just looking for a short trip to unwind or, are on a journey to rediscover yourself.
Visitors coming to India on a wellness tour often spend a fair amount of time visiting and learning about the ancient art of yoga and meditation and exploring various ayurvedic treatments to detox and rejuvenate their body, mind, and soul.
Most travelers do this over an extended week or two-long trip, however, there are some who fall in love with the Indian way of life, culture, and philosophy and spend extended periods of time in India.
Mia Farrow, Steve Jobs, and Oprah are just a few on the many famous westerners who've had life-changing experiences in India.
Yoga : Yoga is a practice which was born over 2,500 years ago in India. Wellness tours combine the benefits of Ayurveda, Yoga, and meditation to help you escape from your mundane daily lives to restore inner balance. A Yoga retreat not only helps one improve their Yoga practice but gives ones the opportunity to meet like-minded Yoga enthusiasts. A Yoga retreat combines exercise with Saatvik diet and Pranayama or Meditation to help one gain maximum results within a short period of time.
Meditation : Apart from Yoga and healthy diets, wellness tours also focus on meditation. Meditation is known for its multitude of benefits. Apart from improving your health, meditation also focuses on your mind and helps you gain a more positive outlook on life. Vipassana Meditation, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India's most ancient techniques of meditation and 10-day silent meditation retreats are most sought after.
Ayurvedic Detox : Panchakarma or Ayurvedic detoxification is not only for detoxifying the body, but also for rejuvenation — strengthening the immune system, and restoring balance and well-being. It is one of the most effective healing therapies in Ayurveda and is recommended to be done for 21-days and on a seasonal basis, to get the best results. Panchakarma removes the excess doshas and corrects the body’s imbalances, as well as eliminate the harmful toxins out of the system through the body’s own organs.
One of the top luxury spa resorts in India, Ananda is nestled in the hills of the Great Himalaya in North Indian state of Uttarakhand. The place is spread across 100 acres of land and is surrounded by sal forest. A plethora of choices are on offer ranging between weight loss, meditation, yoga and wellness, cleansing, de-stress, detoxification, anti-ageing and personal grooming.
The prime Specialization of Ananda is the spa. They have more than 80 varieties of spa therapies which are the mixture of traditional Ayurveda with modern spa.
The Leela Kovalam has carved a niche for themselves by offering its patrons a separate 'Lifestyle', 'Wellness' and 'Therapeutic' package to choose from within its Ayurveda special. Lifestyle package helps to detoxify, de-stress and rejuvenate whereas wellness offers to help slow-down aging and reduce weight. Therapeutic focuses on addressing ailments such as rheumatoid arthritis, spondylitis, migraines and lower back pain.
Ayurveda and spa treatment,Yoga treatment and Therapeutic treatment
Sarovaram is the best escape to get affordable healthcare services in India. Located in a beautiful tropical garden on the bank of Ashtamudi Lake, Sarovaram aids its clients with authentic Ayurveda treatment. The center is also pooled with some other activities like bird watching, herbal garden visit, temple and village visit.
Panchakarma, weight reduction, backaches, sinusitis, body purification and detoxification, sleeping disorder, arthritis, neck and shoulder pains, and rejuvenation.
This top retreat center in Kerala is also famed as 'Palace of Ayurveda' and is designed in the manner of ancient ashrams. The palace-cum-retreat center follows certain protocols which are must for their guests. These include the prohibition of caffeine, flesh, leather accessories, and alcohol within the property. However, their subscriber enjoys their healthy and lifestyle because of ayurvedic and holistic approach.
TKalari Kovilakom Ayurveda, cleansing and rejuvenation, weight management, aging, and anti-stress program. Treatments for certain specific ailments like diabetes management, liver, gynaec, skin disorders, and more.