This was certainly one of the most beautiful travel destinations i have been too. Commissioned by the ISTA group in India to shoot one of their properties i started my trip in Paris to New Delhi. Due to heavy rainfall i couldn’t take the plane to Haridwar anymore but had to drive 14 hours in the middle of the night through dirt roads and tons of villages.. arriving in paradise.
Located in the tranquil Himalayan foothills, close to the mythological city of Rishikesh, also known as the birthplace of Yoga , surrounded by graceful Sal forests, overlooking the peaceful Ganga as it meanders into the distance, Ananda is the spiritual pathway to the ultimate, discovered through the union of body, mind and soul. It is not just a retreat that will leave you breathless with the enchantment of its surroundings, but assists in redefining lifestyles to include the well-known traditional Indian wellness regimes of Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta combined with best of International Wellness Experiences. With unique focus on the traditional Indian sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda; Ananda Spa creates the skillful synthesis between age-old therapies and modern spa technology. The personalized therapy and activities programme are designed to meet individual needs and health goals – de-stress, detoxification and cleansing, deep relaxation, anti-ageing, weight & inch loss, while also offering guidance in the areas of nutrition and exercise. Worth the trip!