Ananda in the Himalayas, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

The Resort

About Ananda in the Himalayas

Ananda in the Himalayas Exterior View Ananda in the Himalayas like its name suggest is true bliss in the tranquil Himalayan foothills. Located in Narendra Nagar, about 250 km from Delhi, close to the spiritual cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh, the resort lies surrounded by graceful Sal forests, overlooking the peaceful River Ganga. The luxury spa is set in the former royal palace of the Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal. Not just one of the best Ayurveda resorts in India, Ananda is the ultimate spiritual pathway to the union of body, mind and soul. Beyond doubt, it is truly a luxury destination SPA, par excellence, counted among the best in the world.

Accommodation and Food

Ananda in the Himalayas Accommodation Accommodation in the Ananda is palatial owing to be set in the royal property of the Maharaja of Tehri Garwhal. The Deluxe rooms are 70 in all. Each feature walk-in closets, en-suite bathrooms, windows overlooking panoramic views of the valley or of the Palace. Additionally, each room opens onto large balconies with further picture-perfect views, and also a cosy setting ideal for a private meal.

The restaurant features the finest Indian, Asian and Western cuisine. Cooking is based on the basic traditional values of India. Additionally, explore new vistas in modern gastronomy. The emphasis is on a light and healthy meal that works perfectly with the Ayurveda treatments. Furthermore, keeping in mind that guests normally stay for long periods of time (as per as required for their Ayurveda treatments), variety is kept in mind, with a la carte menus changed every day for lunch and dinner. The menu are made interesting with the diverse flavours of organic vegetables and herbs typically Indian. Enjoy dining enjoying the setting of the grove of old Sal trees as well as panoramic valley of Rishikesh, while for relaxing drinks and light snacks, the Pavilion is a casual setting.

Other activities and facilities

Ananda in the Himalayas Activities The Ananda Resort houses a number of recreational facilities. The outdoor lap pool, the 16-station life-cycle gymnasium, squash court and 6-hole golf course give enough leisurely activities in its premises. Also included are opportunities for outdoor adventure. Indulge in activities like rafting, trekking and wildlife safaris. Complimentary Yoga sessions are held twice daily. Like Ayurveda, Yoga is another branch of traditional Indian health and wellness. It too assists in balancing mind, body and soul. Additionally, once a week, there are also cooking classes, where the chef at Ananda shares the secrets to good health achieved by cuisines.

Spa and Ayurveda

The 21,000 sq. ft. Ananda Spa offers an extensive menu. There are over 79 body and beauty treatments that bring together both the traditional Indian system of Ayurveda as well as the contemporary Western spa. Experience ultimate harmony between the physical and the mental realms. The unique focus is on the traditional Indian sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda but the modern day sciences are also incorporated. The therapies and activities are designed to meet individual needs and health goals. While most of the treatments looks after de-stress, detoxification, deep relaxation, anti-aging and weight loss, as well as guidance in nutrition and exercise. The property has almost 20 treatment rooms with specialised areas for Ayurveda, Oriental and European systems of holistic health. A team of qualified nutritionists, Western & Ayurvedic physicians and spa therapists work with you to provide a new life in you and a better lifestyle.

Packages available

Ayurvedic Rejuvenation Programme : This is a personalised programme that includes stimulating and purifying therapies, daily Yoga and Meditation and Dosha-specific Ayurvedic diet to help reduce stress, improve health and address common ailments or simply delay the ageing process.

Packages Room Type Rates
Valid from 01 October till 22 December Valid from 23 December till 02 January Valid from 03 January till 30 April
07 nights Rejuvenation Therapy   Twin Sharing (per person) Single Occupancy Twin Sharing (per person) Single Occupancy Twin Sharing (per person) Single Occupancy
Deluxe Palace View Room USD 4256 USD 5544 USD 4739 USD 6125 USD 4466 USD 5698
Deluxe Valley View Room USD 4550 USD 5971 USD 5026 USD 6545 USD 4774 USD 6160
14 nights Rejuvenation Therapy Deluxe Palace View Room USD 8512 USD 11088 USD 9478 USD 12250 USD 8932 USD 11396
Deluxe Valley View Room USD 9100 USD 11942 USD 10052 USD 13090 USD 9548 USD 12320
  • In order to preserve the tranquility of Spa, children below the age of 14 years are not permitted at the Ananda in the Himalayas.
  • Use of the spa facilities like Sauna, Steam and the spa therapies are available only to guests who are of the age of 18 years and above. Young guests between the age of 14 and 18 years can take part in various scheduled activities such as yoga, meditation, treks and use of the swimming pool.
Standard inclusions for all packages
  • Accommodation on twin sharing/single occupancy basis in above mentioned room categories.
  • All meals (Breakfast. Lunch, Dinner) including Ayurveda diets.
  • Two way transfer from Dehradun airport or railway station to Ananda In The Himalayas.
  • Morning Wake Up signature tea and fresh fruit bowl every day
  • Scheduled wellness activities: Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation, Vedanta talks, Fitness, Cooking demonstrations, and weekly trek
  • Daily use of the Hydrotherapy facilities: Steam, Sauna, Chill Plunge Pool, and Kneipp Hydrotherapy Foot Bath.
Treatments / Therapies included:
Treatments Number of sessions
7 Nights 14 Nights
Ayurveda Therapy sessions 5 11
International Therapy sessions 8 14
Personal Yoga sessions 2 3
Personal Pranayama sessions 2 3
Personal Meditation sessions 1 2

Therapies 7 nights 14 nights
Ayurvedic Therapies Abhyanga, Takradhara, Narangakizi, Shirodhara Abhyanga, Takradhara, Narangakizi, Shirodhara, Pizhichil, Mukh Lepa
International Therapy Grounding Aroma therapy, Manipura Reflexology, Thai Massage, Ananda Fusion, Indian Head Massage, Eye Rejuvenator, Honey & Rose Facial Manipura, Grounding Aroma therapy, Manipura, Reflexology, Thai Massage, Ananda Fusion, Indian Head Massage, Eye Rejuvenator, Honey & Rose Facial, Tibetan Kuu Nye

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