2 Double beds or 1 King
A non-refundable deposit of $1000 is required to hold your space. Final Balance Policy: Final payment must be received ... by July 20, 2018, in order to be eligible for the early bird pricing, and all payments are non-refundable. Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation, your entire payment will be refunded less the $1000 deposit if the cancellation is made before July 20, 2018. Payments are non-refundable after this date. Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for your trip. There are many travel insurance companies to choose from, but Travelex and World Nomads are two reputable organizations for worldwide travel coverage.expand
You will being into and out of Delhi (airport code: DEL). The trip begins on Oct 15th but you also have the option of arriving earlier to rest up from your travels before the retreat begins and we can help you with hotel reservations for your early arrival. Your flight out of Delhi should be booked for Oct 24th after 9pm to allow for any flight delays between Varanasi into Delhi. Travel insurance strongly recommended.
Yes! The India visa process can often be a confusing and lengthy process, which is why we strongly suggest using a visa-processing service such as Travel Visa Pro, which can assist you in getting your visa in a fraction of the time for a nominal fee. If you prefer to do it on your own, you have a few options, listed in the travel planner which we will provide you when you register.
Note: Your passport must be valid 6 months beyond your date of arrival (October 15th).
Yes, private airport transfers are included in the price of your trip. Whenever you arrive, day or night, you will be met by a private driver and transported to the group hotel. Note: if you arrive early and decide to stay at an alternate location other than our group hotel, you will be responsible for coordinating and paying for your own transportation directly with the hotel where you will be staying.
Attendance varies from trip to trip, but 12-25 attendees is a general average.
Tips are an essential part of the economy in India and are greatly appreciated. We suggest $10-$20/day total per person per day for your local guides, drivers and principal guide who will be with you for the entire duration of the trip. This will be collected by the assistant at the end of the trip and distributed to the team. $5 per day is recommended for your hotel staff, porters & housekeeping. US dollars are widely accepted for tipping as well.
Domestic airfare is not included in the price, but we will take care of the booking for you. We will all travel together once we arrive in India.
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Varanasi.
There are no required vaccinations for travel to India. However, there are some recommended (suggested) vaccinations given by the CDC. To see the complete list of what is recommended, please visit the CDC Website and consult with your primary care physician to make a decision on what is best for you.
We get hundreds of travelers each year who go on retreat alone. If you are traveling without a friend or partner, but prefer to share your room, we will do our best to match you with another traveler of the same gender. If for some reason, we are not able to match you with a roommate, a single supplement will apply.
If you prefer to have your own private room, a single supplement will apply.
We will be staying at gorgeous 5-star hotels chosen for their location and quality of service throughout Northern India. We've used them all for groups in the past. Please contact us at [email protected] for details on where you will be staying for your specific itinerary.
All breakfasts are included in the price of the program. Lunches and dinners are not included but our team of expert guides will have excellent reputable suggestions for dining throughout your journey.
Yes, all levels are welcome. You will find that wherever you are in your practice you will get just what you need out of the yoga classes on this retreat. International Yoga works only with experienced and extremely qualified teachers, which ensures that everyone's yoga needs will be met.
Yes, please bring your own mat in addition to blocks and a strap if you use props during your practice.
All payments to International Yoga are non-refundable & non-transferable. The purchase of travel insurance is strongly recommended to ensure you are covered should any unexpected event arise. A personal, political, environmental or weather-related incident or pre-existing medical condition may prevent or interrupt your travels. These events are rare but do occur and underscore the importance of being covered by travel insurance. Should you elect to not purchase travel insurance, you will be assuming 100% of any costs incurred for trip cancellation or trip interruption. TravelEx and World Nomads are two reputable organizations. There is a broad spectrum of policies and options so make sure you are clear on what exactly is covered.
All retreats include a $1000 non-refundable / non-transferable deposit, which is required to hold your spot on the trip. If you cancel prior to July 20, 2018 we will refund your payment minus the non-refundable deposit. All payments are non-refundable & non-transferable after July 20, 2018. International Yoga must strictly adhere to its cancellation policy to offset costs incurred prior to the commencement of retreat. Click here to view the Terms and Conditions to which you agree upon registration.