Yoga and introduction to Rajasthan's frescoes
Northern India trip
Discover the little known Shekhawati region in the North of Rajasthan and its beautiful fresco paintings. Based in a restored palace, start the day with a yoga practice, then learn fresco technique while creating your own painting, discover traditional cultural life, visit local cities and their fresco-decorated buildings depicting daily life and Hindu mythology.Discover the little known Shekhawati region in the North of Rajasthan and its beautiful fresco paintings. Based in a restored palace, start the day with a yoga practice, then learn fresco technique while creating your own painting, discover traditional cultural life, visit local cities and their fresco-decorated buildings depicting daily life and Hindu mythology.
8 days package from 1 475€ per person, full board (flight non-included).
Early bird booking rate: 1 325€ per person before June 30th, 2019.
Up to 12 people
Booking is mandatory before July 20th 2019, 300€ down payment for booking:
Residence at Haveli Le Prince in Fatehpur (Rajasthan) including full board, visits & local transfers from and to Jaipur
Hatha yoga course training with Anaïs Joseph, qualified teacher
Introduction to fresco technique with Sabine Cotte, paintings conservator.
During your visit: yoga lessons, meditation and cultural activities
You will participate in an international cultural project.
The benefits from these stays will allow the Association « The Shekhawati Project » to carry on its endeavors in the region.
In connection with the fresco restoration activities, the Association offers workshops based on two essential themes:
Sustainable development : demonstrating the close ties between the conservation of historic monuments and harmonious urbanisation by means of preserving the sites and handling waste management.
Women: teaching young Indian women the techniques of conservation/restoration, helping to find a career them in this field.
Supporting an international cultural project: profits will be donated to The Shekhawati Project, an association involved locally in sustainable development and women empowerment through the conservation of the wall paintings
Daily yoga practice at sunrise when the peacocks fly off (all levels /certified yoga teacher)
Meditation on the roof terraces at sunset
Comfortable accommodation in a Haveli with a historic atmosphere: a newly restored ‘Thousand and one Nights’ palace, richly decorated with wall paintings
Full immersion in a culturally rich area, old trading posts on the Silk Road, off the beaten tracks
Introduction to the ancestral fresco technique and possibility to create your own painting to take home at the end of the stay
Visit of traditional villages and cities
Discovery of Rajasthan’s food, music, arts and local customs
Jaipur, (Rajasthan– India)
Flights Paris-Delhi-Jaïpur with Air India or Oman Air, or other companies from Paris.
Meet at Jaipur Airport on October 10th at 3 pm for a group transfer to Fatehpur Shekhawati.
French and English
The average temperature in Jaipur in October is 33°C (maximum 35°C, minimum 31°C)
Ideal climatic conditions, October is a month recommended by travel agents.
Valid Passeport, valid for 6 months after the return date, for French, Belgian and Swiss tourists.
Visa (around 75 € / person) – E-VISA : from 01/05/2015, France is on the list of 31 new countries accepted for E.visa ! Warning : it is not a visa on arrival, some necessary steps must be taken in France prior to departure.
For your visa application, see: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html
There are 4 steps :
application on the website
on line payment
reception of e-visa
flight to India (you must show your e-visa to Indian customs officers on arrival).
For other countries, please inquire to your country’s Indian embassy
Pick up at Jaipur airport, Rajasthan and transfer to Fatehpur Shekhawati
8 nights with full board (3 meals/day)
8 yoga sessions and 8 meditation sessions (accessible to all levels) with a qualified yoga teacher
Guided tours in Shekhawati (French and English) in air conditionned vehicle
8 initiations to Indian fresco sessions
One Rajasthani musical performance
Personal expenses and optional activities (ex : massages, bar etc..)
160 € Extra for room upgrade (suites Le Prince, Rajput, Marwari and Master),
Visa (see country information)
Haveli Le Prince : www.leprincehaveli.com
Cécile Charpentier : +33 6 84 98 27 38