‘To travel is to awaken.’ – Lily Tsay
This quote aptly defines the essence of travelling and exploring new places. Travelling is a hobby which everyone should take up and India is a haven which can give a traveler an experience of a lifetime. From adventures to sight seeing to exploring to soul-searching, India is a country which attracts travelers not just within India but travelers from around the world as well.
Travel is definitely a unique form of therapy, it helps us rejuvenate, learn, unlearn and help us get familiar with new aspects of our personality. Off late, wellness tourism has gained a lot of popularity in our country. Visiting wellness retreats can be the most relaxing and healthy things to do. Wellness vacations are great if you want to de-stress, lose weight or even if you want to go for natural anti-aging treatments. We have prepared a list of therapeutic programs and therapies which can provide you an enriching experience.
1. Osho International Meditation Resort, Pune
This meditation resort is the ultimate destination where your mind, body and soul can harmoniously pursuit Nirvana. It is one of the largest facilities in India, which is dedicated to spirituality and meditation.
2. Ananda Spa, Uttaranchal
Located in the Himalayan foothills, Ananda Spa will leave you spellbound with its surroundings and help you redefine your lifestyle by integrating traditional practices of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta to give you a top-notch wellness experiences.
3. Kalari Kovilakom, Kerala
Feted with the title of ‘Palace of Ayurveda’, Kalari Kovikalam offers deep healing and a chance to experience a unique union of mind, body and soul. One can indulge in Ayurvedic treatment in its purest forms.
4. Shreyas Yoga Retreat, Bangalore
This is the place to be if you want a yoga-based treatment. It is located 35 Kms from Bangalore and allows guests to participate in nature-based and community based activities, which inlcudes spending time in the fields, prepare meals for children at the local orphanage and visit local villages.
5. SwaSwara, Gokarna
Located at one of the most famous beach destinations, SwaSwara resort’s aim is to help you connect with your body and soul. Swa means ‘self’ and ‘swara’ means sound. It is one of the top art hotels in India, it has an Artist in Resident program, which helps you to explore yourself through creativity. When compared to other wellness centers in India, it is quite liberal as it offers wine with meals.