Thursday SEPT 26:: Depart Montreal and fly to Frankfurt, Lufthansa Airlines, to New Delhi. If leaving from Europe, depart Friday September 27, 2013.
Friday SEPT 27: Arrive to New Delhi at 11:00 PM, stay the night on south side of Delhi in a western style hotel, the Hotel Grand Sartaj.
Saturday Septmber 28: Depart at 10:00 AM for Rishikesh. Stay at Resort Hotel on Ganges, at Lakshaman Jula.
Sunday September 29: Spend the day visiting ashrams in Rishikesh, and take a bath in Ganges..
Monday September 30: Spend the day visiting Rishikesh, attend the evening Ganges puja at Ram Jula
Tuesday October 1: Visit the caves and ashrams in the Rishikesh area.
Wednesday October 2: Leave Rishikesh for Rudraprayag, 150 km journey, 6 hours travel time. Night halt. Stay at the Monal Resort Hotel.
Thursday October 3: Rudraprayag to Joshimath, 110 km journey, 4 hours travel time. Night halt. Visit Shankaracharya Monastery and cave where Adi Shankaracharya meditated for four years in 9th Century. Stay in a western style hotel.
Friday October 4: Joshimath to Badrinath. 50 km by bus. Stay at the Sarovar Hotel, the only 4 star, centrally heated hotel in Badrinath
Saturday October 5: Visit Badrinath. Morning visit Badrinarayan Temple and Tapt Kund. Sacred bath. Visit Mana. First Mantra Yagna at the confluence of the Saraswati and Alakananda Rivers.
Sunday October 6: Hike to Vasudhara Falls via Mana. Visit Vyasa Gufa cave, naming ceremony.
Monday October 7: Leisure day. Hike to base of Mt. Neelakantan for meditation. Optional: work at the Babaji’s Kriya Yoga Ashram.
Tuesday October 8: Morning Sadhana. Bath at the Temple. Sadhana and Karma Yoga at new ashram.
Wednesday October 9: Day of Sadhana and Karma Yoga.
Thursday October 10: Day of Sadhana and Karma Yoga. Second Mantra Yagna at our Babaji Ashram and mantra diksha.
Friday October 11: Leave for Srinagar, 200 km, 9 hours drive. Stay one night at Riverside Hotel.
Saturday October 12: leave for Haridwar, 130 km, 7 hours. Stay at new western hotel near Ganges. Visit ashram of Anandamoya Ma for evening puja.
Sunday October 13: Drive from Haridwar to New Delhi. 240 km, 6 hours travel time.
Monday October 14: Early morning sadhana. Shopping in New Delhi, stay at Hotel Metropolitan-Nikko, nearby to good shopping at Connaught Circle. Night departure for flights home, either late October 14 or October 15 morning.