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Ayurveda Treatment in Indian Himalaya

The millennia-old healing art of Ayurveda originally came from India and Sri Lanka. In the Himalayan region of northern India and Nepal, you will find authentic Ayurveda hotels that offer a variety of treatment programs by the Ayurvedic tradition of Ayurveda Treatment in Indian Himalaya.

In Ayurveda Treatment in Indian Himalaya have trained Ayurveda doctors mostly come from India or Sri Lanka. In both countries, the study of Ayurvedic healing is taught at numerous universities. The highly respected medical professionals receive their state examination after five and a half years of study and are then allowed to practice as Ayurveda doctors. Within the family, the knowledge and traditions of Ayurveda are passed down from generation to generation. The aim of a traditional Ayurvedic treatment in the Himalayas is to bring the three doshas Vata, Pitta, and Kapha into balance and thus strengthen the body and reactivate life energies.

There are different types of Ayurveda Treatment in the Indian Himalayas. A classic form of therapy is the Panchakarma cure. Panchakarma means fivefold action and is based on the five different types of cleansing: enemas (Vasti), purgation (Virechana), therapeutic vomiting (Vamana), therapeutic nasal cleansing (Nasya) and bloodletting (Rakta Moksha). In addition to the internal cleansing treatments, the guest also receives numerous external treatments such as massages and flower baths. Another form of therapy in the Himalayas is the rejuvenation treatment, which aims to prevent maintain, and increase physical health and inner balance. This treatment is particularly suitable for relaxation and stress reduction. In addition to cleansing treatments, oil massages, and other Ayurvedic treatments, the guest also learns a balanced daily routine and an affirming attitude to life. An Ayurvedic holiday in the Himalayas is suitable for healthy people to slow down as well as to treat chronic illnesses and psychosomatic illnesses such as skin diseases, digestive disorders, insomnia, autoimmune diseases, impotence, tinnitus, diabetes, and musculoskeletal disorders. We look forward to your call and are guaranteed to find the right Ayurveda treatment for you.

Places for an Ayurveda Treatment in Indian Himalaya

Most Ayurvedic resorts or hotels are in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India.

The tranquil village of Almora at the foot of the Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand is home to the exclusive Ayurveda resort AyurVaid Almora in the Himalayas. Look forward to wild mountain landscapes and breathtaking views Himalaya and idyllic valleys.


Ayurveda Hotels & Resorts in the Himalayas

The Ayurveda resorts in the Himalayas are usually characterized by a particularly attractive location with a view of the mountains. Being close to nature slows you down and allows you to forget everyday life.

You have the choice whether you would like to spend your Ayurvedic treatment in a resort with traditional bungalows such as the AyurVaid Resort, in a modern hotel complex such as the Vana or in a Maharajah palace such as the Ananda in the Himalayas for the highest standards. Depending on your budget, you can choose from different room categories. For solo travelers who don’t need a lot of space, or travelers on a limited budget, comfortably furnished superior rooms in bungalows are available. If you like it exclusive, you can stay in luxury suites with separate living and sleeping areas or in magnificent luxury villas with private pool, sauna and sun deck. Many Ayurveda hotels also offer their guests wellness in the spa as well as yoga and meditation. Our travel experts will be happy to advise you on the various accommodation options and rooms in the Ayurveda hotels in northern India.

Process of an Ayurveda holiday in the Himalayas

The first treatment phase

Depending on the time of arrival at the Ayurveda Resort, the initial consultation with the Ayurveda doctor will take place on the day of arrival or the next morning. During the extensive examination and discussion about your lifestyle, the Ayurveda doctor will determine which doshas are out of balance in you. You will receive an individual treatment and nutrition plan to achieve the best possible results. In the first treatment phase, with the help of special cleansing applications and treatments, such as oil massages, sweat baths or herbal steam baths, the slags (acids and toxins deposited) and the pathogenic substances are dissolved from your tissue and transported into the gastrointestinal tract. The cleansing treatments will completely detoxify your body. Depending on the Ayurveda resort and the booked treatment, around 2-3 treatments take place every day.

The second treatment phase

After the toxins have left your body, your immune system is rebuilt and strengthened. Enjoy deep relaxation with soothing massages and forehead waterings (Shirodhara). The Ayurvedic treatments usually include Ayurvedic full board and Ayurvedic drinks such as tea and water. Depending on the resort, the Ayurvedic dishes are prepared individually, or you can help yourself to the Tri-Dosha buffet, which is suitable for all three doshas. In addition to their treatment, guests in most Ayurveda hotels in the Himalayas have the opportunity to take part in yoga, meditation or cooking courses and lectures. Some excursions into the surrounding area are also offered. On the last day of your treatment, the final consultation with the Ayurveda doctor takes place. After another examination, you will receive recommendations on how you can integrate the Ayurvedic lifestyle into your everyday life so that the success of the treatment lasts as long as possible.

Travel preparations

Vaccinations: In India no vaccinations are required when entering directly from Europe or other part of world. If you are entering India from a yellow fever area, you must provide proof of a yellow fever vaccination. The Federal Foreign Office recommends travel vaccinations against hepatitis A and typhus as well as a refresher of standard vaccinations for both countries.

Travel time: The best time to travel to Indian Himalaya is mid Sept – March (except monsoon). The Himalayan region in northern India is also best traveled in spring and autumn.

Travel duration: You should plan at least 14 days for your Ayurveda treatment in the Himalayas in order to achieve a long-lasting effect. During shorter stays, your organism cannot completely adapt. If you only have less time, an Ayurvedic treatment to reduce stress or an Ayurvedic light treatment could be an option for you.

Packing list: For an Ayurveda trip in the Himalayas you should pack the following things: light summer clothing in the warm months, a light jacket and long trousers for the evening, simple cotton underwear (the Ayurvedic oils from the treatments and massages are often no longer washable), a hat and sunglasses , flip-flops, sturdy shoes (trekking shoes for hikes) or sandals for excursions, swimwear, sunscreen, personal medication, scarf and jacket for the flight. In the cooler months, from around November to the end of February, you should also take warmer clothing with you. Bathroom products and mosquito spray are often provided in the hotel in the form of Ayurvedic products or can be purchased on site at the hotel.

Entry information

If you want to travel to the Himalaya region in northern India, fly to Delhi and then board train to Kathgodam or fly to Pantnagar Airport. There are direct flights to Europe, the flight time is approx. 8-9 hours and the onward flight to Pantnagar takes approx. 1 hour & train around 4 hours. In total you will be on the road for around 10-14 hours with a change.

Entry requirements: For India you need a visa, which European citizens can apply for online as an e-visa or at an Indian diplomatic mission before traveling.

Time difference: The time difference in India is +4.5 hours at CET and +3.5 hours during summertime.

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