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India: New Ways of Healing During the Festival of Lights

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Join Learning Journeys for an educational immersion focusing on learning new methods to create a holistic approach to patient care as well as stress management tools for professional self-care.

Led by Kim Hall, Kimberly Hall, RN BS Administrator, Brighton Hospice Nevada, who shares vast professional knowledge and passion for teaching professionals’ new ways of working mindfully with patients and their families. India’s New Ways of Healing curriculum will teach professionals to move past cultural and socioeconomic, learning about healing in different cultures, and the acceptance of transition.

These powerful experiences can provide practitioners with knowledge of holistic approaches in patient care. The program will also heal the healer through restorative mindfulness, meditation, ayurveda and yoga, teaching new tools for stress management.

Exploring different cultural norms can aide the practitioner in attaching meaning to the experience when viewed from a new perspective, providing such a sacred level of care for self and others.


India: New Ways of Healing During the Festival of Lights


October 17, 2022 days and October 26, 2022 nights

Your Curriculum

At A Glance

DAY 1: Welcome to India! Arrive in Delhi.

After clearing customs and formalities, Learning Journeys Representative will receive you in arrival lounge (Near Costa Coffee Counter) and transfer to hotel.

DAY 2: Delhi- Akshardham Temple- Gandhi Museum

Start your day with a visit to Akshardham Temple. Akshardham means the divine abode of God.

DAY 3: Taj Mahal- Day Visit to Agra

Once Mark Twain said, “The world is split into two parts, those that have seen the Taj Mahal and those who have not”! Today is the day for you to be among the happy group who have seen one of the seven wonders of the world – a UNESCO monument as well.

DAY 4: Delhi and Varanasi- Ganga Aarti Ceremony

After breakfast, transfer in time to airport for flight to Varanasi.

DAY 5: Sunrise Rituals- Varanasi- Kashi Mukti Bhawan

Early morning (around 5:30 am) visit the Ganges - the most sacred river of the world.

DAY 6: Varanasi, Delhi, Dehradun (Flight), and Rishikesh

Breakfast at Hotel and transfer in time to airport for flight to Dehradun (with stopover in Delhi)

DAY 7: In Rishikesh- Geeta Bhawan-Beatles Ashram

AM Yoga
After breakfast, drive to Ganga Prem Hospice - a spiritually orientated, non-profit hospice.

DAY 8: Hardwar- Diwali Festival

AM Yoga
Morning drive to Haridwar.

DAY 9: Rishikesh, Dehradun, and Delhi

AM Yoga session.
Morning is free for Ayurvedic treatments or at leisure.

DAY 10: Early AM Departure- Delhi

Don’t leave yet!


Why Learning Journeys?

At Learning Journeys we believe in a new kind of vacation. Our unique journeys help you explore and develop your skills and interest, travel the world, give back to the community and ultimately re-connect with yourself.


The destinations are chosen specifically to make practicing that skill more accessible, and more fun. Typical skills offered are health and wellness, cooking, photography, art, birding and wildlife, language study, architecture, music, dance and more. Programs range from beginner to professional certification. You will even have the opportunity to attend off the beaten path festivals in your specific area of interest which will take your learning immersion to new heights!

Brand Pillars

Transformation

The quest for knowledge as we open our hearts and minds to new experiences can transform us. As we see the world through the eyes of others, the communities we visit and touch are also transformed. This cycle of positive change is at the heart of every Learning Journeys experience.

Education

Learning Journeys is designed to nurture that ember of curiosity inside you into a flame of life-long discovery. Continued learning ensures continued growth, whether pursuing any number of interests that intrigue you or a passion you have honed over the years.

Exploration

Truly, the world is your classroom. Exploring the rich and varied cultures of the destinations you visit multiplies the value of your educational pursuits, and the exploration of yourself. The journey itself – to a new place and new you – is what truly matters.

Self-reflection

Through reflection, we bring learning to life. Pausing from the chaos of our daily lives allows us to sort through experiences to create meaning, from which we learn more deeply about ourselves. Understanding what truly moves us leads to rich and profound actions that shape our lives.

Community service and sustainability is at the core of the Learning Journeys mission. In addition to hands-on interactive classes, we work in the local communities, helping to improve lives and our planet. Destinations are chosen for their exceptional beauty, abundant wildlife, accessibility to expert practitioners, and generally fun places to visit! The destinations are near and far-North America, Latin and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and more.

Finally, just as you remember specific meals from a trip taken many years ago, your ability to recall information is enhanced when combined with a unique setting. “Learning Journeys” are an excellent value for money and an investment.


Departure

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What You Will Learn/Do

Why We Love This Traveling Classroom

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How This Program Benefits The Local Community

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Program

DAY 1: Welcome to India! Arrive in Delhi.

Welcome to India’s capital city. Contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines the ancient with the modern. Amidst the skyscrapers, the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent. Perhaps there is no other capital city in the world so steeped in history and legend as the Indian capital Delhi. Please plan flights to arrive in Delhi on October 17th..
Overnight in Delhi (Meal: None)


DAY 2: Delhi- Akshardham Temple- Gandhi Museum

It’s a Hindu house of worship, and a spiritual and cultural campus dedicated to devotion, learning and harmony. Timeless Hindu spiritual messages, vibrant devotional traditions and ancient architecture all are echoed in its art and architecture.

A visit to Akshardham is a spiritually enriching experience. Whether it is in realizing the power of prayer, in feeling the strength of non-violence, in being aware of the universal nature of Hinduism’s ancient principles, or just in admiring the beauty of God’s abode on Earth – each element has a spiritual significance.

Lunch at Local Restaurant Later visit the Gandhi Museum. Get ready for a festive dinner at Veda Restaurant at Connaught Place

Overnight in Delhi (Meal: B, L, D)


DAY 3: Taj Mahal- Day Visit to Agra

To reach at the Taj Mahal, you will experience Indian Train! Start very early in the morning to board on one of the quickest trains to Agra.

The city of Agra, in terms of ambiance, is still associated with its Mughal period with the existence of monuments of that era. The Taj Mahal, the greatest of them all, is the sole reason that many people visit India!
The Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) - a mausoleum, is an architectural marvel that combines elements from Mughal, Persian, and Indian architecture.

Taking 22 years and 20,000 men to build, the white marble was quarried 200 miles away and was transported to the site by a fleet of 1000 elephants.
Spend some time at Taj complex and take memorable photographs with this beautiful marble monument.

Enjoy a quick lunch before visiting famous 16th century monument called Agra Fort – again a UNESCO monument. This fortress of red sandstone encompasses the imperial city of the Mughal rulers.

Rail back to Delhi. Enjoy a relaxed dinner at your hotel.
Overnight in Delhi (Meal: B, L, D)


DAY 4: Delhi and Varanasi- Ganga Aarti Ceremony

Varanasi, the city of Lord Shiva on the banks of the Ganges, is one of Hinduism’s seven holiest cities. With its temples, over a hundred ghats and labyrinth of streets, the city cannot be described, only experienced.

To visit the Ganga at Varanasi is to truly touch the soul of India. Also called Benares or Kashi, Varanasi is the oldest living city in India, and one of the world’s most ancient, a contemporary of Babylon, Nineveh, and Thebes. Hindu devotional movements flourished here, and it is still the chief center of Sanskrit learning in North India.

Upon arrival in Varanasi, transfer to hotel. Lunch at hotel. In the afternoon, take a walking tour in the streets and witness how people practice Hinduism as lifestyle. Try to understand the concept of birth, death and rebirth.
Continue walk to the Ghats and witness the Ganga Aarti ceremony – an experience of life.

The Ganga Aarti is a spectacular illuminated sight. Hundreds throng to the ghats to participate in this ceremony. Offerings of lamps and flowers are made to the river immediately following this ceremony and it is a moving sight to watch hundreds of miniature lamps float along the river. Take a boat ride on Ganges.

Dinner at local restaurant near Ghats and back to hotel
Overnight in Varanasi (Meal: B, L, D)


DAY 5: Sunrise Rituals- Varanasi- Kashi Mukti Bhawan

Ride on a boat and witness the rituals and activities being performed by locals. At sunrise, the Hindu Faithfull’s flock to the river to cleanse themselves of their sins. It is said that ‘To die in Varanasi is to end the Hindu cycle of re-birth’ thereby making it a popular place to end one's life. Take a boat ride on Ganges.

Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later visit Kashi Mukti Bhawan - an entirely different place which has a rule which could sound strange, but they offer only 14 days of stay. Most of the people who stay at Kashi Mukti Bhawan are those about to transition. Meet people here and participate in evening prayers (if wish). There is a temple inside the building where they have puja going on most of the time.

Lunch at hotel / local restaurant

In the late afternoon / evening, visit an Ashram where elders live. These individuals are in Varanasi because of a belief that if someone leaves body in holy city of Varanasi, the soul gets a seat in heaven! Meet one of the caretakers there and witness the evening Satsang/Sermon here. The Satsang/Sermon is usually based the philosophy of human's devotion and faith in God and lead them towards easy transition.

Return to hotel and dinner.
Overnight in Varanasi (Meal: B, L, D)


DAY 6: Varanasi, Delhi, Dehradun (Flight), and Rishikesh

Lunch/Snacks in flight
Upon arrival in Dehradun, transfer to Rishikesh (approx. 1.5 hours) - at a height of about 1360 feet above sea level, is the Gateway to the Himalayas and a major center of spirituality and pilgrimage. Several temples dot the banks of the Ganges at Rishikesh. Since ages, yogis & sadhus lived and practiced religion here. This small hill town got an introduction to the western world in late 60’s when Beatles stayed at an Ashram here.

In the evening visit one of the Ghats or Ashrams where we will witness the prayer of river Ganges, called “Ganga Aarti”. The ceremony commences with the singing of bhajans (prayers), and a purifying and sacred ritual that takes place around a fire, with the offerings made to the fire god (Agni). The lamps are lit and the aarti takes place as the final part of the ceremony. A very spiritually engaged ceremony.

Dinner at hotel
Overnight in Rishikesh (Meal: B, L, D)


DAY 7: In Rishikesh- Geeta Bhawan-Beatles Ashram

The care program includes spiritual support for patients and their families. Spiritual care means providing a loving and supportive atmosphere in which patients and their care givers can feel free to explore their deepest feelings about their own being and their connection with a Higher Power. Meet hospice workers who are doing spiritual care of patients and their families.

Return to hotel. Lunch at hotel.

Evening visit Geeta Bhawan - the famous Indian epics Ramayana and Mahabharata are described here through beautiful wall paintings. Also visit the Ashram where Beatles stayed and the Ayurvedic Centre and discuss the concept of Ayurveda.

Dinner at hotel / local restaurant
Overnight in Rishikesh (Meal: B, L, D)



DAY 8: Hardwar- Diwali Festival

The word Haridwar is the combination of two words “Hari” means the God and “Dwar” means the gate. The literary meaning of Haridwar is the gate to Gods.

The city is located at the point where the Ganges leaves the Himalayas to begin its journey across the plains, makes it a particularly holy place. Every 12 years the Kumbh festival attracts millions of pilgrims who come and bathe in the river. Various episodes from the Hindu epic Mahabharata are set in this ancient town.

Visit Old Daksh Temple and Hindu Cremation site nearby (from a proper distance with peace and efforts to remain un-noticed).

Lunch at local restaurant

After lunch visit Indian Family. The cheery couple would love to host for you this afternoon. We will see house decoration and other preparations exclusively done for Diwali festival. We will also learn Rangoli making followed by an interactive chat session with masala tea.

Drive back to hotel by sunset and rest of the evening will remain free.

Dinner will be at your hotel.
Overnight in Rishikesh (Meal: B, L, D)


DAY 9: Rishikesh, Dehradun, and Delhi

Later transfer in time to Dehradun airport for flight to Delhi. Lunch on the way to airport or snacks during flight
Upon arrival transfer to a hotel very near to the airport for dinner before boarding flight back to home.

(NO HOTEL ROOM Today) After dinner, transfer in time to International Airport Terminal for flight back to home-most flights depart after midnight. (Meal: B, L, D)


DAY 10: Early AM Departure- Delhi

Extend your journey to Nepal, Sri Lanka, or Bhutan. Need to head back? We look forward to welcoming you on another Learning Journeys immersion.




Program Registration Fees

All itinerary prices are listed in USD

Per person for Single Standard $735.00

Per person for Standard $3,475.00


Program Departure Dates:

Services Included

•    8 Nights’ accommodation at following
New Delhi- The Lalit New Delhi 3 nights
Varanasi-Hotel Madin 2 nights
Rishikesh-Hotel Divine Resort-3 nights

All Meals:
•    24 Meals: 08 breakfast, 08 lunch and 08 dinner - as per the itinerary

Guide, Sightseeing & Local Assistance
•    English-speaking local tour guides in respective cities i.e Delhi, Agra, Varanasi and Rishikesh.
•    All entrance fees to sites and monuments as per the itinerary.
•    Learning Journeys Representative for assistance at airport transfers.
•    All currently applicable taxes
Special Site events & Activities
Diwali Celebration
•    Akshardham Temple and Gandhi Museum in Delhi
•    Visit to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra
•    Boat ride on Ganges and participation in prayer in Varanasi
•    Discussion on Hinduism and a visit to Kashi Mukti Bhawan in Varanasi
•    3 Yoga sessions in Rishikesh
•    Visit Ganga Prem Hospice in Rishikesh
•    Aarti Ceremony of Ganges in Rishikesh

LEARNING JOURNEYS CERTIFICATE OF LEARNING
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Program Type

Adventure Learning
Ancient Traditions
Arts-Crafts-Textile
Birding and Wildlife
Bucket List Learning
Dance
Fashion
Gastronomy
Genealogy
Language
Music
Photography
Theater Arts
Unplugged Learning
Wellness and Spirituality
Wine and Spirits
Woman's Focused
Writing and Literature

Learning Level

Explore an Interest
Pursue a Passion
Change My Life!

Activity Level

Easy


What You Will Learn/Do

•Experience the Diwali Festival with a local family

•Akshardham Temple and Gandhi Museum in Delhi

•Visit to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra

•Boat ride on Ganges and participation in prayer in Varanasi

•Discussion on Hinduism and a visit to Kashi Mukti Bhawan in Varanasi

•Yoga sessions in Rishikesh

•Meet with an Ayurvedic doctor for discussion and a treatment

•Visit Ganga Prem Hospice in Rishikesh

•Local experience with a family in Haridwar

•Aarti Ceremony of Ganges in Rishikesh


Why This Program Is Unique

• Learning new ways of healing

• Personal transformation and restoration

• Experience traditions with a local family


How This Program Benefits The Local Community

We aim not only to provide you a once in lifetime glimpse of the country, but also to provide means of income to people from local communities. The experiences included employs marginalized and at-risk locals and trains them for a brighter tomorrow.

We will also be visiting NGOs , where the proceeds of income received are invested back into social programs to support them on their journey to a secure future. What better way to travel as well as give back to the society!


Program Itinerary

Start/Finish City:

Open All Days


DAY 1: Welcome to India! Arrive in Delhi.

After clearing customs and formalities, Learning Journeys Representative will receive you in arrival lounge (Near Costa Coffee Counter) and transfer to hotel. Welcome to India’s capital city. Contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines the ancient with the modern. Amidst the skyscrapers, the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent. Perhaps there is no other capital city in the world so steeped in history and legend as the Indian capital Delhi. Please plan flights to arrive in Delhi on October 17th.. Overnight in Delhi (Meal: None)

DAY 2: Delhi- Akshardham Temple- Gandhi Museum

Start your day with a visit to Akshardham Temple. Akshardham means the divine abode of God. It’s a Hindu house of worship, and a spiritual and cultural campus dedicated to devotion, learning and harmony. Timeless Hindu spiritual messages, vibrant devotional traditions and ancient architecture all are echoed in its art and architecture. A visit to Akshardham is a spiritually enriching experience. Whether it is in realizing the power of prayer, in feeling the strength of non-violence, in being aware of the universal nature of Hinduism’s ancient principles, or just in admiring the beauty of God’s abode on Earth – each element has a spiritual significance. Lunch at Local Restaurant Later visit the Gandhi Museum. Get ready for a festive dinner at Veda Restaurant at Connaught Place Overnight in Delhi (Meal: B, L, D)

DAY 3: Taj Mahal- Day Visit to Agra

Once Mark Twain said, “The world is split into two parts, those that have seen the Taj Mahal and those who have not”! Today is the day for you to be among the happy group who have seen one of the seven wonders of the world – a UNESCO monument as well. To reach at the Taj Mahal, you will experience Indian Train! Start very early in the morning to board on one of the quickest trains to Agra. The city of Agra, in terms of ambiance, is still associated with its Mughal period with the existence of monuments of that era. The Taj Mahal, the greatest of them all, is the sole reason that many people visit India! The Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) - a mausoleum, is an architectural marvel that combines elements from Mughal, Persian, and Indian architecture. Taking 22 years and 20,000 men to build, the white marble was quarried 200 miles away and was transported to the site by a fleet of 1000 elephants. Spend some time at Taj complex and take memorable photographs with this beautiful marble monument. Enjoy a quick lunch before visiting famous 16th century monument called Agra Fort – again a UNESCO monument. This fortress of red sandstone encompasses the imperial city of the Mughal rulers. Rail back to Delhi. Enjoy a relaxed dinner at your hotel. Overnight in Delhi (Meal: B, L, D)

DAY 4: Delhi and Varanasi- Ganga Aarti Ceremony

After breakfast, transfer in time to airport for flight to Varanasi. Varanasi, the city of Lord Shiva on the banks of the Ganges, is one of Hinduism’s seven holiest cities. With its temples, over a hundred ghats and labyrinth of streets, the city cannot be described, only experienced. To visit the Ganga at Varanasi is to truly touch the soul of India. Also called Benares or Kashi, Varanasi is the oldest living city in India, and one of the world’s most ancient, a contemporary of Babylon, Nineveh, and Thebes. Hindu devotional movements flourished here, and it is still the chief center of Sanskrit learning in North India. Upon arrival in Varanasi, transfer to hotel. Lunch at hotel. In the afternoon, take a walking tour in the streets and witness how people practice Hinduism as lifestyle. Try to understand the concept of birth, death and rebirth. Continue walk to the Ghats and witness the Ganga Aarti ceremony – an experience of life. The Ganga Aarti is a spectacular illuminated sight. Hundreds throng to the ghats to participate in this ceremony. Offerings of lamps and flowers are made to the river immediately following this ceremony and it is a moving sight to watch hundreds of miniature lamps float along the river. Take a boat ride on Ganges. Dinner at local restaurant near Ghats and back to hotel Overnight in Varanasi (Meal: B, L, D)

DAY 5: Sunrise Rituals- Varanasi- Kashi Mukti Bhawan

Early morning (around 5:30 am) visit the Ganges - the most sacred river of the world. Ride on a boat and witness the rituals and activities being performed by locals. At sunrise, the Hindu Faithfull’s flock to the river to cleanse themselves of their sins. It is said that ‘To die in Varanasi is to end the Hindu cycle of re-birth’ thereby making it a popular place to end one's life. Take a boat ride on Ganges. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later visit Kashi Mukti Bhawan - an entirely different place which has a rule which could sound strange, but they offer only 14 days of stay. Most of the people who stay at Kashi Mukti Bhawan are those about to transition. Meet people here and participate in evening prayers (if wish). There is a temple inside the building where they have puja going on most of the time. Lunch at hotel / local restaurant In the late afternoon / evening, visit an Ashram where elders live. These individuals are in Varanasi because of a belief that if someone leaves body in holy city of Varanasi, the soul gets a seat in heaven! Meet one of the caretakers there and witness the evening Satsang/Sermon here. The Satsang/Sermon is usually based the philosophy of human's devotion and faith in God and lead them towards easy transition. Return to hotel and dinner. Overnight in Varanasi (Meal: B, L, D)

DAY 6: Varanasi, Delhi, Dehradun (Flight), and Rishikesh

Breakfast at Hotel and transfer in time to airport for flight to Dehradun (with stopover in Delhi) Lunch/Snacks in flight Upon arrival in Dehradun, transfer to Rishikesh (approx. 1.5 hours) - at a height of about 1360 feet above sea level, is the Gateway to the Himalayas and a major center of spirituality and pilgrimage. Several temples dot the banks of the Ganges at Rishikesh. Since ages, yogis & sadhus lived and practiced religion here. This small hill town got an introduction to the western world in late 60’s when Beatles stayed at an Ashram here. In the evening visit one of the Ghats or Ashrams where we will witness the prayer of river Ganges, called “Ganga Aarti”. The ceremony commences with the singing of bhajans (prayers), and a purifying and sacred ritual that takes place around a fire, with the offerings made to the fire god (Agni). The lamps are lit and the aarti takes place as the final part of the ceremony. A very spiritually engaged ceremony. Dinner at hotel Overnight in Rishikesh (Meal: B, L, D)

DAY 7: In Rishikesh- Geeta Bhawan-Beatles Ashram

AM Yoga After breakfast, drive to Ganga Prem Hospice - a spiritually orientated, non-profit hospice. The care program includes spiritual support for patients and their families. Spiritual care means providing a loving and supportive atmosphere in which patients and their care givers can feel free to explore their deepest feelings about their own being and their connection with a Higher Power. Meet hospice workers who are doing spiritual care of patients and their families. Return to hotel. Lunch at hotel. Evening visit Geeta Bhawan - the famous Indian epics Ramayana and Mahabharata are described here through beautiful wall paintings. Also visit the Ashram where Beatles stayed and the Ayurvedic Centre and discuss the concept of Ayurveda. Dinner at hotel / local restaurant Overnight in Rishikesh (Meal: B, L, D)

DAY 8: Hardwar- Diwali Festival

AM Yoga Morning drive to Haridwar. The word Haridwar is the combination of two words “Hari” means the God and “Dwar” means the gate. The literary meaning of Haridwar is the gate to Gods. The city is located at the point where the Ganges leaves the Himalayas to begin its journey across the plains, makes it a particularly holy place. Every 12 years the Kumbh festival attracts millions of pilgrims who come and bathe in the river. Various episodes from the Hindu epic Mahabharata are set in this ancient town. Visit Old Daksh Temple and Hindu Cremation site nearby (from a proper distance with peace and efforts to remain un-noticed). Lunch at local restaurant After lunch visit Indian Family. The cheery couple would love to host for you this afternoon. We will see house decoration and other preparations exclusively done for Diwali festival. We will also learn Rangoli making followed by an interactive chat session with masala tea. Drive back to hotel by sunset and rest of the evening will remain free. Dinner will be at your hotel. Overnight in Rishikesh (Meal: B, L, D)

DAY 9: Rishikesh, Dehradun, and Delhi

AM Yoga session. Morning is free for Ayurvedic treatments or at leisure. Later transfer in time to Dehradun airport for flight to Delhi. Lunch on the way to airport or snacks during flight Upon arrival transfer to a hotel very near to the airport for dinner before boarding flight back to home. (NO HOTEL ROOM Today) After dinner, transfer in time to International Airport Terminal for flight back to home-most flights depart after midnight. (Meal: B, L, D)

DAY 10: Early AM Departure- Delhi

Don’t leave yet! Extend your journey to Nepal, Sri Lanka, or Bhutan. Need to head back? We look forward to welcoming you on another Learning Journeys immersion.


Program Registration Fees

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Services Included

• 8 Nights’ accommodation at following New Delhi- The Lalit New Delhi 3 nights Varanasi-Hotel Madin 2 nights Rishikesh-Hotel Divine Resort-3 nights All Meals: • 24 Meals: 08 breakfast, 08 lunch and 08 dinner - as per the itinerary Guide, Sightseeing & Local Assistance • English-speaking local tour guides in respective cities i.e Delhi, Agra, Varanasi and Rishikesh. • All entrance fees to sites and monuments as per the itinerary. • Learning Journeys Representative for assistance at airport transfers. • All currently applicable taxes Special Site events & Activities Diwali Celebration • Akshardham Temple and Gandhi Museum in Delhi • Visit to Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra • Boat ride on Ganges and participation in prayer in Varanasi • Discussion on Hinduism and a visit to Kashi Mukti Bhawan in Varanasi • 3 Yoga sessions in Rishikesh • Visit Ganga Prem Hospice in Rishikesh • Aarti Ceremony of Ganges in Rishikesh LEARNING JOURNEYS CERTIFICATE OF LEARNING

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