Vana is located in Dehradun, India, 1 hour 15 minute drive from Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport. We recommend that you fly to Dehradun airport and then receive a personal transfer to the retreat. There are multiple daily flights from Delhi to Dehradun and one direct flight from Mumbai.
Vana Ashram Retreats allow you to relax and enjoy nature, music, meditation and traditional healing therapies. You’ll have the opportunity to join group sessions and allow yourself to live life mindfully at the retreat. Leave your daily stress at the door and enter as equals.
Vana Ashram Retreat in India are healing vacations for those with between 5-7 nights to spare. Situated with a 120-acre forest estate, Vana is a refuge for the soul. It exists to serve each guest or ‘Vanavasi’ and asks all to ‘enter as equals’ and leave their material concerns at the door. Guests are welcomed to wear the resort attire and to begin to unwind to a slower pace.
Vana’s mission is to enhance wellbeing, so enter the retreat to heal and learn what your body, mind and soul require for a healthy life. Group sessions, music and art therapy, traditional medicine (including Ayurveda and Tibetan Sow Rigpa), yoga and meditation can all form part of this luxury ashram experience. Treatments, consultation and private sessions are created only after your arrival wellness consultation at Vana. This ensures that Vana understands your personal aims and any health concerns in full.
If you are yearning to rest, take time to discover a healthier you, learn to eat well, develop mindful awareness and find that stillness within, then Vana is for you.Make an Enquiry
A Retreat Program with yoga, meditation, cuisine lessons, functional fitness, talks, music and more
Arrival and departure wellness consultations
All cuisine including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner
Private treatments/specialist consultations/sessions based on 1 wellness weight per night per guest
Attire to wear within and outside Vana, footwear, summer and winter accessories
Airport transfers from Dehradun Airport
All taxes included. No service charge or gratuities added. The team does not expect tips as appreciation for their work
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: USD$2150
DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: USD$1610
Airport Transfer Time: 1hr 15 minutes from Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport by car
Local Currency: Indian rupee, can pay via credit card within the resort
Best time to go: Any time of year is a good one to retreat. Weather-wise Dehradun has warm summers (up to 36c/97f), cool winters (23c/73f to 5c/41f), balmy springs and rainy monsoons (June-Sept).
Eco conscious: Vana aims to keep its impact as limited as possible, taking from nature as mindfully as possible
Children: Although not child friendly throughout the year, Vana have developed special ‘Young Vanavasi’ programs so please enquire
Tips: Sustained health and a present mind come from personal effort, go to Vana with an open mind and leave with some personal treasures to use in daily life