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Where We Go

From India’s far North to its Southern tip, we have awesome adventures awaiting you.

Over the past 10 years, we have established relationships with many local people, spiritual leaders, hotels, and schools in need of service.

Each Aum Adventures tour is customized based on the time of year traveling and the guest’s overall interests.

Some of our favorite places and activities include (but aren’t limited to):

Northern India

Rishikesh:
  • Stay at an ashram
  • Classical chanting / yoga course with an Indian master
  • Aarti Ceremony
  • Service project and party at a local school and / or orphanage
  • Temple hike
  • Swim in the Ganges
  • International Yoga Festival
  • Satsang with Swamiji
  • Explore Maharishi’s ashram where the Beatles lived
Varanasi:
  • Music classes (chanting, harmonium, sitar) with renowned teacher
  • Yoga philosophy with Indian master
  • Temple tour
  • Bike rickshaw tour
  • Learn how the famous silk from Varanasi is made
  • Aarti Ceremony
  • Cooking class
  • Sunrise boat ride down Ganges
  • Day trip to Sarnath, the ancient city where Buddha gave his first sermon
Vrindavan:
  • Visit & meditate at Neem Karoli Baba’s Ashram
  • IKSON Temple
Dharamsala:
  • Dalai Lama’s residence & temple
  • Dalai Lama teachings
  • Various hikes in the Himalayas
  • Audience w/ the 17th Karmapa
  • Tibetan cooking class
  • Buddhism classes
New Delhi:
  • Shopping in Hauz Khas Village, Connaught Place
  • Ayurvedic spa
  • Gandhi’s Smriti
  • Old City bike rickshaw tour
  • Red Fort, India Gate
  • Lotus Temple
Ladakh:
  • Many Buddhist monasteries
  • Dalai Lama teachings
  • Multi-day hiking trip through the Himalayas
  • Shopping in Leh
  • Mountain biking
  • Yoga retreat at Panong Lake
  • Local school visit
Agra:
  • Taj Mahal
  • Agra Fort
  • Marble factory
Rajasthan
  • Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Pushkar

Southern India

Chennai:
  • Study yoga with a renowned yoga master (also available to travel for a multi-day retreat)
  • J. Krishnamurti’s library
Pondicherry:
  • Ganesha temple visit
  • Sri Aurobindo’s ashram & bookstore
  • Shopping in French Colony
Tiruvannamalai:
  • Local school/orphanage visit
  • Full moon pilgrimage around sacred Mt. Arunachala
  • Ramana Maharshi’s Ashram
  • Arunachal Temple
Bangalore:
  • Service project at an all girl’s school
  • Local sightseeing
Kerala:
  • Munnar tea plantations
  • Cochin
  • Allepey Backwaters Boat Cruise
  • Southern beaches
  • Ramashwaran
Other Recommended Activities:
  • Wildlife safari at various parks
  • Ayurvedic treatments, panchakarma at any of 3 authentic centers with highly regarded doctors and practitioners