Day 6: Taj Mahal and Flight to Ananda Resort in the Himilayas
Today we start with an early morning visit to the lustrous Taj Mahal, a monument of love, built by an emperor in memory of his beloved queen. Marvel at the flawless architecture in the first rays of light. Afterwards, we return to New Delhi to board an afternoon flight for Dehradun. On arrival in Dehradun, we are transferred by road to the Ananda Resort in the Himalayas where you will be spending the next few days.
Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, close to the spiritual town of Rishikesh, Ananda is India’s finest luxury destination spa. Dedicated to today’s traveller, who is looking for innovative ways to restore and rejuvenate, the spa focuses on India’s ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda. During your stay, you will be totally immersed in wellbeing. Take in the magic of the Himalayan landscape and forest, enjoy the year-round salubrious climate, relish personalised service and go to the mystical Hill Theatre for cultural evenings. The spa’s elegant rooms offer majestic views of the valley of Rishikesh and the holy river Ganges, while the old Vice regal Palace exudes the charm of a bygone royal era. During your stay, you may also want to participate in adventure activities such as river-rafting in the Ganges, trekking & visiting the Rajaji wildlife sanctuary.