Spiritual India Journeys' tours take you to a deeper level of understanding the complex and beautiful cultures of South Asia. We love India and want to share the experience of traveling there with you. Meet India's beautiful people, fascinating customs, and rich cultural heritage. Small groups. Personal service. Great adventures with fun people.
Registration deadline for the following tours has been extended to October 1! However, please register as soon as possible so that we can make our bookings for you! With gratitude and respect, Kelley
yoga journey to south india
With Fran Gallo, Arvind Singh and Kelley McHenry
January 2-18, 2020
From Chennai to Kochin, meet the natural beauty, stunning architecture, and the intriguing cultures of South India. This journey combines daily yoga and a fabulous tour including colorful culture, a cooking class, and wild elephants! Begin in the relaxing beach town of Mamalapuram. Marvel at the intricately carved temples of Madurai, covered in vividly painted figures of deities, mythical creatures and monsters. Cross over the Western Ghats to Periyar National Park, India’s earliest wildlife sanctuary and one of the best places to see the Asian elephant. Walk in a spice plantation and learn about the many different uses of spices, both in medicine and food. Cruise on a wooden rice boat through Kochi’s maze of backwaters to observe village life along the shore.
Trip cost: $4950. Includes: yoga, guide fees, all transportation within India, 5 star hotels, breakfasts and dinners, hotel and driver tips, entrance fees, and guest experts on Indian culture.
Botanical treasures and Birds of South India
Botanist, Randall Hitchin & Dr. Arvind Singh, India specialist
September 1-16, 2020
Join botanist, Randall Hitchin, for a 15-day natural history tour through India's tropical south (Western Ghats), a land full of fertile forests, sweeping grasslands, life-saving medicinal plants, spice gardens, and tea plantations. The entire Western Ghats bio-geographic region is a major genetic ocean with an enormous biodiversity including 7,402 species of flowering plants and 1,814 species of non-flowering plants of which 56 genera and 2100 species are endemic. 139 mammal species, Local bird guides will show us many of the 508 bird species are documented here.
Trip Cost: $5450 includes: International airfare from Seattle, WA, all transportation within India, accommodations (on a sharing basis) in four and five-star hotels, breakfasts and dinners, three lunches, porters, bottled water, hotel and driver tips, entrance fees. Single supplement $1250.
yoga journey to rajasthan & Varanasi
With Fran Gallo, Kelley McHenry, and Arvind Singh
January 18 - February 5, 2020
Daily yoga with Fran Gallo, Seattle yogini will keep us fit and connected as we tour the best of North India. This trip includes Udaipur, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Jaipur, Agra and the Taj Mahal, elephants camels, and hopefully tigers and leopards too! Experience the ancient sacred city of Varanasi and sunrise on the Ganges River and what is like to be in the birthplace of Buddhism. Fabulous food & 5-Star hotels.
Trip cost: $4950 includes: All transportation within India, 5 star hotels (on a sharing basis. Add $1200 for single supl.), yoga, breakfasts, 4 lunches, and dinners, porters, bottled water, hotel and driver tips, entrance fees, and group activities. It also includes an orientation booklet and personal advice on travel to India.
GREAT CULTURES & RELIGIONS OF INDIA
With Kelley McHenry and Arvind Singh
October 1-16, 2020
Go beyond the usual tour and learn about the spiritual heritage of India with cultural expert Arvind Singh. Hindu, Islamic, Sikh, Jain, and Buddhist influences on religion, art, philosophy, and practice will be explored in depth as we travel to Amritsar, Rishikesh, Agra, Bodhgaya, and Varanasi. Comfortable accommodations and travel.
Trip Cost: $3200