The Himalayan Sacred River Tour

May 17 to June 01, 2019

Evolve Yoga + Wellness, in cooperation with Transformative Journeys India, invite you to join us on a sixteen--day, mindful
adventure in India.

Journey with us into the Greater Himalayas of Northern India. Our route follows along the Ganges River from ancient and sacred pilgrimage towns on the plains up to the river's glacial source amidst the most magnificent mountain range on the planet. 

We will walk pilgrimage routes with Hindus from all parts of India, visit temples, practice yoga and meditation in meadows surrounded by massive snow-capped peaks, interact with Swamis and wandering world-renouncers, stay in a remote mountain village and in a summer palace on the banks of the river, receive a private performance of classical Indian music, learn ancient Vedic chant, participate in the fire rituals and massive gatherings in devotion to the river goddess, explore the local bazaars, partake of Ayurvedic massage and . . . more!




Tour Leaders:

Daniel Meckel is Associate Professor of South Asian Studies and the Psychology of Religion at St. Mary's College of Maryland.
He is also a practicing psychotherapist.

Scott Sater is a photographer and teacher in Northern Minnesota. He is an avid trekker with extensive experience of the Indian Himalayas. Scott and Dan are cofounders of Transformative Journeys India.

Ann Hunt is founder and studio director of Evolve Yoga + Wellness in Maryland. She is also a senior faculty member of the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica.

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The Himalayan Village of Anidasu

A gorgeous hike in to this mountain village. We stay overnight there with time to explore, play with local children,
meet some of residents, get a feel for village life, and learn about their spiritual traditions of worship and possession by gods.





Gangotri is a pilgrimage town at eleven-thousand feet, nestled into peaks in the Upper Himalaya on the banks of the Bhagirathi Ganga.








The capital city of India and our point of entry and final departure. Before departing, we have the opportunity to . . .







Check out these testimonials from participants on past tours




The total amount for the tour is estimated to be $5195 (8 people) to $4375, based on number of participants and point of departure. This does not include the costs of immunizations, visa, and some meals.

The total in-country cost of the tour will be based on the number of participants. It will range from $4075 (8 people) to $3255 (20 people). This amount covers the following:

* All lodgings - tents, guesthouses, palace
All ground transportation
Expedition Services - guides, porters, drivers, cooks . . .
Most meals - recommended to bring an additional $200

* Yoga Instruction and guided meditation

The total round-trip airfare will vary, of course, depending on your departure city. Round-trip between Dulles and Delhi is estimated at $1120. This amount might increase after March 1st.

Any applications submitted after March 15th must be accompanied by full payment of airfare and in-country expenses.

Please see our Payment Schedule and Refund Policy



Before filling out the application form for The Himalayan Sacred River Tour, please read our
Statement of Conditions and Risks


Come With Us
And Find Your Mountain!








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