Ananda In the Himalayas


Known as the birthplace of yoga, Ayurveda, and meditation, the Himalayan foothills in Northern India reflect spiritual enlightenment. Ananda in the Himalayas is an award-winning holistic luxury wellness retreat situated in the former Palace Estate of the Maharaja of Tehri-Garhwal, spanning across 100 acres of lush gardens where guests can return to the peaceful solitude of nature. After an extensive three-year renovation, Ananda has unveiled its 70 elegant guest rooms, 4 luxury suites with private gardens and 3 villas, along with new signature wellness programs. The 25,000 sq. ft. spa is the soul of Ananda and boasts world-class wellness facilities with an open-air Yoga & Meditation Pavilion, outdoor pool, hydrotherapy rituals, physiotherapy center, and gymnasium. Ananda's philosophy focuses on Ayurveda & holistic wellness, yoga & meditation, emotional healing, spiritual awareness, and healthy cuisine. There are 15 new signature wellness programs, which are further customized to each guest's requirements, along with more than 80 Ayurvedic and International therapies to cleanse the body, mind and soul. Ananda's acclaimed wellness cuisine is a holistic experience that embraces Ayurvedic principles with an emphasis on fresh, natural foods tailor-made for the individual ‘dosha’ or ‘body type’ to promote internal balance. Guests can further achieve balance and refresh their spirit via discovery of the exotic local landscape, including treks to historic temples, river rafting on the Ganges or a safari expedition. Other activities include daily discourses in Vedanta, which contributes to a wellbeing experience that is not only holistic but equally spiritual. Transcend to a true haven of tranquility and enlightenment within the most majestic of settings at Ananda in the Himalayas.


After an extensive three year renovation, Ananda unveils its 70 elegant rooms with panoramic views of the Rishikesh Valley or the Maharajas Palace from a private balcony, 4 suites with secluded private gardens, 1 historical Viceregal suite with its own private terrace, and 3 private luxury villas with 40 sqm private pool in the midst of Sal trees. Their luxurious private villas are equipped with temperature controlled pools, private living rooms, and a dedicated butler. Additional room amenities include sunken bathtubs with a picture window view and a separate shower, a walk-in closet, two-line telephones, a private bar, an in-room safe, a tea and coffee maker, a temperature AC and heat control, and a television.


• 25,000 sq. ft. Ananda Spa with 24 treatment rooms, a gym, and hydrotherapy
• Access to Multifaceted Wellness Experts, Healers and Physicians
• Cotton Kurta Pajamas
• Six Hole Par 3 Golf Course
• Temperature Controlled Swimming Pool
• Tea Lounge
• Signature Restaurant and Show Kitchen
• Special-care Menus
• 24-hour Room Service
• WiFi


• Tailored Wellness Programs (Emotional Healing & Therapy, Pain Management, The Ananda Rebalance)
• Guided Yoga and Meditation
• Ayurvedic Cooking Classes
• Birdwatching
• Elephant-riding
• Fishing
• Ganga Aarti Devotional Ritual
• Golf
• Gym/Fitness Session
• Meditation and Pranayama Sessions
• Nature Treks/Walks
• Safari
• Spa Treatment
• Tiger Viewing
• Trekking
• Vedanta
• Visiting Master Talks
• Wildlife Safari
• White Water Rafting


Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (DED)

Ananda, In the Himalayas, is located on the majestic palace estate of the Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal near Rishikesh, approximately 160 miles north of New Delhi.

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