Ayurvedic Medicine in India

Ayurvedic Medicine in India

11th - 24th January 2018

Regular price Deposit for this tour: £855 Sale

Ayurvedic medicine is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. Journey with us as we travel to its country of origin, India, to discover what place this 3,000-year-old practice has in modern society. Accompanied by your tour leader Karolina Raczynska, you will get the chance to meet with Ayurvedic doctors and specialists to learn about the origins and current practice of Ayurveda in India. In addition, this tour will be complemented by a superb cultural programme taking you to the very best of India’s main attractions. From the breath-taking Taj Mahal to the bazaars and markets of Jaipur, you will be immersed into the contrasts and beauty of Indian life from day one.

Full Tour Price: £4,275 Dates: 11/01/2018 - 24/01/2018 | Duration: 14 days

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Itinerary

Thursday 11th January London - Delhi

PM: Depart London Heathrow

Friday 12th January (D) Delhi

AM/PM: Arrive in Delhi and transfer to hotel
EVE: Welcome dinner and trip briefing

Saturday 13th January (B,L,D) Delhi

AM/PM: Day at leisure to enjoy the hotels facilities/explore the local area

Sunday 14th January (B,L,D) Delhi - Agra

AM: After breakfast depart for Agra (4hr drive)
PM: Check in to hotel. Visit the Taj Mahal at sunset.

Monday 15th January (B,L,D) Agra

AM: Visit a senior Ayurvedic doctor
PM: Excursion to Agra Fort

Tuesday 16th January (B,L,D) Agra – Jaipur

AM: Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. Depart for Jaipur
PM: Stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive in Jaipur, check in to hotel
EVE: Walk through bazaar and local markets

Wednesday 17th January (B,L,D) Jaipur

AM: Visit the Amer Fort
PM: Samode Palace visit. Camel safari

Thursday 18th January (B,L,D) Jaipur

AM: Visit Ayurvedic doctor
PM: Sightseeing in Jaipur city

Friday 19th January (B,D) Jaipur - Cochin

AM: Fly to Cochin
PM: Sightseeing in Cochin

Saturday 20th January (B,L,D) Cochin

AM: Meeting with Ayurvedic doctor/specialist
PM: Visit Church of St. Francis and local markets. See a demonstration of Kalaripayyatu
EVE: Traditional Indian dance performance of Kathakali

Sunday 21st January (B,L,D) Cochin – Alleppey

AM/PM: Transfer to Alleppey and check into hotel

Monday 22nd January (B,L,D) Alleppey

AM: Meeting with Ayurvedic specialist and massage
PM: Board the Luxury Houseboat. Discover local villages and wildlife
EVE: Farewell dinner on board

Tuesday 23rd January (B) Alleppey – Cochin – London

AM: Transfer to Cochin International Airport
PM: Depart for London

Wednesday 24th January London

AM: Arrive at London Heathrow


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    The cost includes

    • International flights from London
    • Accommodation in twin bedded rooms with private facilities
    • Meals as per the itinerary
    • All transport services within India
    • Pre-trip briefing meeting in London
    • Comprehensive briefing notes
    • The services of a UK tour leader throughout the trip
    • Local guides throughout the tour
    • A full programme of visits and excursions as per the itinerary
    • All admission fees where applicable as specified in the itinerary

    The cost excludes

    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • All personal extras such as tips, porterage, laundry, inoculation fees and drinks
    • Any optional excursions, tours and visits
    • Travel insurance
    • Visas

     


    Please note that all itineraries 
    in India are subject to change according to local conditions. Due to the nature of the tour, spaces are limited. We will hold a briefing meeting in London one month prior to departure where you will be able to meet your tour leader and fellow travellers as well as learn more about the places to be visited.

    Tour leader: Karolina Raczynska

    Karolina is an Ayurvedic Medicine practitioner as well as a certified yoga and meditation teacher. She studied Ayurveda at the Middlesex University in London and further developed her clinical experience at multiple Ayurvedic hospitals and clinics in India as well as in the UK. Currently she also works as a general secretary for the Ayurvedic Professionals Association.

    Karolina has been visiting India on a regular basis since 2003. She has travelled extensively from the northern parts of Himalayas to the southern tip of Tamil Nadu in exploration of Ayurvedic medicine, yoga and meditation practices.

    Prior to her work with Ayurveda, Karolina worked as an artist and photographer. She holds a degree in Fine Art from Oxford University and a Masters in Photography from the Royal College of Art.