Shakti Tour to Kashmir & Ladakh – August 2021

INTERFAITH PEACE PILGRIMAGE

Covering sacred sites of Kashmir Shaivism-Sufism-Buddhism-Sikhism

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As we head into India’s 75th year and Sri Aurobindo’s 150th birth anniversary starting this 15th Aug, are you feeling called to an Indian Renaissance Shakti Tour to activate the ‘Crown’ of our Ancient Civilization?

The ACTIVATION of 7 carefully chosen energy centres of this Holy Land are the MAIN agenda of our INTERFAITH RENAISSANCE Shakti Tour; for Peace & Harmony in the Valley, the Himalayas, India and Her Neighbours, and for our whole world.

Activations:

1st Chakra: GuruNanak Patthar Sahib

2nd Chakra: Pangong Lake

3rd Chakra: Martand Sun Temple

4th Chakra: Charar-e-Sharif

5th Chakra: Shankaracharya Hill

6th Chakra: Dal Lake (Kuthumi Etheric Retreat – Cathedral)

7th Chakra: ShriParvat Shaktipeeth in Ladakh

Day 1 – Saturday  14 Aug: Arrive Srinagar

Arrive Srinagar by flight.

On arrival transfer to Houseboat on Dal Lake.

After some rest we will visit the Shaarika Devi temple, the presiding Goddess of Srinagar, to receive blessings for our pilgrimage and mission of InterFaith Harmony. Evening boat ride at Dal Lake at Sunset.  Post-dinner ACTIVATION on Dal Lake: Connect with Ascended Master Kuthumi’s Etheric Retreat Centre Cathedral of Nature (Ajna-Third Eye | 06th Chakra). Overnight at Houseboat.

Day 02 : 15 Aug: Srinagar – Pahalgam

India’s 74th Independence Day and Sri Aurobindo’s 149th birth anniversary.

Early morning at 06 AM, we will climb the Sacred Shakracharya Temple, the iconic landmark of Srinagar. In the footsteps of Adi Shankaracharya and Sri Aurobindo. Meditate at the ancient Lord Shiva shrine (supposed to date back to 200 BCE). ACTIVATION of Vishuddha-Throat | 05th Chakra.

Return to houseboat for breakfast and then transfer to Pahalgam via visit to Martand Sun Temple. ACTIVATION of Manipura-Solar Plexus | 03rd Chakra. On arrival check in at Hotel Eden Resort & SPA in Pahalgam. Evening stroll by the River. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03 : 16 Aug: Pahalgam – Srinagar

Early morning walk by the River for morning meditation (optional). After breakfast transfer to Srinagar. En-route  visit the Lal Ded’s Shrine. She is the most famous female mystic of Kashmir, from the 14th Century.

On arrival in Srinagar check in at Lakshmi Guest House/Kusum Guest House, affiliated with the World Unity Centre. Evening we will take you for another boat ride at Nagin Lake at Sunset. Visit the sacred Roza Bal Shrine (‘Tomb of Jesus‘) & Hazratbal Shrine (Houses the important relic, of the sacred hair of Prophet Mohammed). Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight.

Day 04 : 17 Aug: In Srinagar (Charar-e-sharif)

Morning meditation/yoga self practice.  After breakfast we will organize a full day visit to the Charar-e-sharif, a most important Sufi shrine. ACTIVATION of Anahata-Heart | 04th Chakra. Optional visit to Ishwar Ashram (Important seat of Kashmir Shaivism). Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight.

Photo Credit: https://ranasafvi.com/the-shrine-of-nund-rishi-in-charar-e-sharif-kashmir/

Day 05 : 18 Aug: In Srinagar (Baba Reshi & Abhinavgupta Cave)

Early morning meditate with Nilima. After breakfast we will organize visit to Babareshi Shrine and Abhinavgupta Cave near Gulmarg. Dinner at local restaurant.  Overnight.

Day 06 : 19 Aug: Srinagar – Sonmarg -Kargil

Sunrise meditation (Optional). After breakfast transfer to Kargil with a nice stop at Sonmnarg. On arrival in Kargil check in at Hotel Kargil Heights, Kargil.  Evening a special session with Nilima. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.

Day 07 : 20 Aug: Kargil – Leh

Morning meditation / yoga self practice. After breakfast transfer to Leh. Enroute visit famous Lamayuru Monastery. On arrival check in at Hotel Bodhi Tree in Leh. Dinner and Overnight.

Day 08 : 21 Aug:  Leh – Pangong – Durbuk

After early breakfast our driver cum representative will take you for visit to Pangong Tso, called as the Lake of Forgiveness by the Dalai Lama  (ACTIVATION of Swadhisthana – Sacral | 02nd Chakra). We will first check in at a beautiful tented accommodation by the river – “ SERBHUM CAMPS” – recommended by a dear friend (Senior Corporate Head who has stayed there).  Vegetarian packed lunch organized by the resort Manager. Drive to Pangong Lake (36 Kms) and enjoy a beautiful session by this incredible place on earth. In the evening return to Durbuk (36 kms). Evening activities to connect with the spiritual forces of the special land. Vegetarian dinner and Overnight at the tented accommodation.

Day 09 : 22 Aug: Pangong – Leh

Morning meditation/yoga self practice. After breakfast transfer to Leh. On arrival our local representative will meet you and take you for visit to Thiksey Monastery (Tara Temple)Pathar Sahib Gurudwara (ACTIVATION of Muladhar – Root | 01st Chakra). Lunch at local Tibetan restaurant. Check in to hotel Bodhi Tree. Evening at 06 PM our driver will take the group to Sriparavata Shakti Peeth – Full Moonrise view (ACTIVATION of Sahasrara – Crown | 07th Chakra). Dinner and Overnight at hotel.

Day 10 : 23 Aug: Depart Leh

After early breakfast at 07 AM, transfer to Leh Airport to take onward Vistara Air flight at 0905 AM.

Tour Price : based on 3* decent hotels: Rs.57990/- per person on twin sharing.
Minimum group of 12 persons.
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Tour Price DOES NOT INCLUDE: Air tickets/Train tickets to Srinagar and return from Leh.
Pony Ride, Tips to waiters/drivers/any other person, Medical
Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls, Guide Fee & Camera Fee, Any kind of personal expenses, extra meals, starters & Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated etc).

Network Tours are our trusted Travel Agents for Shakti Tours and are confident of going ahead with this, at this time. Kashmir & Ladakh are open for tourism.

Please write to Sandhya Pande <sandhyapande@nettoursindia.com>, for any itinerary or travel related queries.