A $1000 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your spot on the trip. The final balance payment is due by November 1, ... 2023. If you cancel prior to the final balance deadline we will refund any payments you have made, minus the non-refundable deposit. If you do not complete the payment on your own by November 1, 2023, the card on file will be automatically charged your remaining balance on that date, unless we have advised you otherwise. If you register for the trip after November 1, 2023, the full payment amount is due at sign up. All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable after November 1, 2023. International Yoga must strictly adhere to its cancellation policy to offset costs incurred prior to the commencement of retreat. The purchase of Travel Insurance is strongly recommended.expand
Yoga: 20 years. Before yoga, dance for 10 years.
deep, intelligent, clear, playful
eyes open: the world
We strongly recommend placing a deposit to secure your space on this trip as soon as possible. Given the complexity of this journey there are multiple reservations which require significant advanced booking and financial commitments. These are made on your behalf (space permitting) as soon as you place your deposit. These types of reservations include but are not limited to: multiple hotel bookings, train tickets, bus transportation, domestic flights (limited) and more. We will do everything we can to confirm all necessary reservations and permits however, we can not guarantee these arrangements without advanced booking. For questions please email [email protected].
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Varanasi
For this program you would fly into and out of Delhi (airport code: DEL).
No, there are no group airfares, as we will have people joining us from all over the US, with some arriving early, some arriving late, some using miles, etc. We are happy to provide guidance and review any itineraries you find. Please contact us before purchasing flights, and as always, travel insurance is strongly recommended.
Domestic airfare is NOT included in the price, but we will take care of the booking for you so that we all travel together once we arrive in India.
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.
You should not overlook travel insurance for your upcoming trip. 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.
Our trusted partners at InsureMyTrip can help you find a travel insurance plan that works best for you. Most importantly, they will be there for you before, during and after your trip should you need assistance filing a claim.
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.
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 4 and 5 star hotels chosen for their location, cleanliness, and quality of service throughout Northern India. After booking your spot on this retreat you will be provided with a detailed travel planner that includes further information about each hotel.
Yes, you will need to bring a mat and any props you require for your practice. There are many great travel yoga mats on the market. We recommend one that easily folds up that you can put in the bottom of your suitcase.
No, gratuities are not included in the total trip price. 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 housekeeping and restaurant staff as well as your local guides, drivers and principal guide who will be with you for the entire duration of the trip.
Attendance varies from trip to trip, but 12-25 attendees is a general average.
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 everyoneâ€™s yoga needs will be met.
November to March is the ideal time to visit India in terms of weather. In the north it can get quite cool (50-60s) with the weather starting to warm up in February and March (70-80s). In the south the temperature averages between 80-90 F with only occasional rain.
A $1000 non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is required to hold your spot on the trip. If you cancel prior to November 1, 2023 we will refund your payment minus the non-refundable deposit. All payments are non-refundable & non-transferable after November 1, 2023. 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.