A typical day at Ananda

Ananda offers a wide range of complimentary activities to make your stay a rejuvenating experience. View a sample weekly activity schedule here.
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Himalayan Experiences

Experience the thrill of white water, enjoy gentle strolls along the picturesque hill trails from Ananda or visit the Ganges at Rishikesh.
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Experiences

The Resort Experience

If leisure is what you are looking for, be prepared to be spoilt for choice. Within the Palace Estate, lies the 6-hole golf course along the hillside. Designed to be fun and challenging, the course has bunkers at each hole and a few tricky water hazards. You can also spend our time playing snooker on an antique table or taking a few laps in the outdoor pool. For those looking for an exceptional culinary experience, we have plenty to suit your mood with themed dinners, curated with an eclectic fusion of Indian and continental cuisines.Learn to cook exotic international favorites based on Ayurvedic principles from Ananda's Executive Chef at the Spa Cuisine classes.

Ancient Temples, Ashrams and Monasteries

At the home of Indian spirituality, immerse yourself with temple tours and experience devotional rituals, starting with the charming Ganga Arti at Parmarth Ashram on the banks of the holy river. Virabhadra Temple, Gita Bhawan, Bharat Temple, Kailash Niketan Temple, Lakshman Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Teramanzil Temple (Trimbakeshwar View) and the Mindrolling Monastery (Dehradun) are just a few of the other centres of Hindu mythology around us.Take a trip down memory lane with the tour of the Beatles Ashram near Rishikesh which reopened recently after 40 years.