Ananda in the Himalayas

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A short drive from Delhi to Rishikesh and you arrive at the foothills of Himalayas the birthplace of Yoga and meditation. Nestled at the foothills is Ananda surrunded by sal forests, overlooking Ganges, this is an increduble spa destination on the grounds of the a Maharaja's palace. Ananda forms the perfect base for exploring near by towns like Rishikesh & Haridwar.

This wellness spa resort is integrates the traditional Indian systems of Ayurveda with the more contemporary Western spa approach. The 24000 sq foot spa offers an extensive menu of different treatments, the focus is more yoga, ayurveda and the synergies of the old age therapies and modern spa technology.

The rooms at Ananda are divided based on the views the room offers, views of th Palace or Rishikesh Valley. The 70 Rooms are divided between Palace, Valley and Garden Views, Garden Suites, The Ananda Suite, The Viceregal Suite and Ananda Villas. All rooms are spacious with good ensuite bathrooms and large balconies.

The dining is customised, so if you are looking for a high-carb, high- protien or low-cal the choices are designed to each individual and body type, keeping the basis as Ayurveda.

The facilities include restaurant, lounge, library, billiards, 6 hole par 3 golf course. You can enjoy experiences like white water rafting, kayaking, birdwatching, nature walks or even a safari at the Rajaji National Park or even cooking classes.

Over 79 body and beauty treatments, outdoor lap pool, gym, squash, yoga sessions and 3 /5 day wellness packages and up to 21 days of Spa packages are available.


Enjoy an evening at Rishikesh of Ganga Aarti, it is a mesmerising experience!

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