India’s rich history, spirituality and traditions of natural healing are renowned across the world. Many elements of India’s spiritual influence including religion, philosophy, yoga, meditation and Ayurveda have had an influential and profound impact across the world. But of course to have the most authentic experience, it’s best to come to where it all began. Yoga and Ayurveda have roots linked to the ancient Vedic culture of India. Ayurveda, spa and yoga holidays in India are ideal if you are looking to take time out from a busy and stressful modern life to indulge in some healing for mind, body and soul.
Ayurveda is India’s naturopathic healing system which dates back thousands of years and is regarded as the world’s oldest health care system. Ayurveda aims to help people achieve full body balance and well- being in a holistic way combining diet, massage, oil treatments and many other natural and relaxing methods of healing. Ayurveda retreats in India exist in every corner of the country but, as Ayurveda originates from South India, places like Kerala are some of the best destinations in the world to indulge in an Ayurvedic holiday in India.
Yoga is a spiritual science of self-realisation that originated in India over five thousand years ago. Even though yoga is now popular in the West, yoga in India focuses not only on flexibility and poses (asanas) but is an encompassing spiritual experience that balances and rejuvenates both body and mind. As the birthplace of yoga there could be no better place than India for a yoga holiday. From the serene and spiritual Himalayan Mountains of Rishikesh, which is also known as the ‘Yoga Capital of India’, to the beaches of Goa and Kerala, there are unlimited options for yoga holidays in India. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned yogi, you are bound to find the perfect yoga retreat in India for you.
For those who simply want to relax, India also offers a fantastic range of spas and retreat centers. Whether you're looking for a traditional spa holiday or want a holistic wellness experience a spa holiday in India is sure to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Whatever you are looking for from a spa, Ayurveda or yoga holiday in India, there is sure to be the perfect retreat to suit. Let the experts at Indian Holiday guide you to your perfect rejuvenating escape.