Yoga Adventure in India, presented by Merit Travel

November 8 – 23, 2017, with Monica Voss
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Discover three distinct areas of India in this exciting retreat adventure! The group will gather in Amritsar and spend the first 3 nights (Nov. 8 -11) acclimatizing to India and visiting the Golden Temple, spiritual centre of the Sikh religion. On Nov. 11, we will transfer to the remote and beautiful Basunti Lodge ( for 9 nights (Nov 11 – 20) for the yoga retreat portion of this trip. We will conclude our adventure with 3 nights (Nov. 20 – 23) in the mountains in Dharamsala/McLeod Ganj, home to HH the Dalai Lama, after which you can stay on, travel elsewhere, return to Amritsar, Delhi or home.

Monica VossMonica Voss has been a student and teacher of yoga for over 35 years. In addition to co-owning and teaching at Esther Myers Yoga Studio in Toronto, Canada, Monica conducts workshops, retreats and teacher training internationally.

An $825 Studio payment for twice daily yoga at Basunti Lodge is due now. For room assignments and more information please contact Monica Voss,

Following registration with the Studio, contact Kevin Choong at Merit Travel (, 416 345-9726 x5317, TICO-registered #50017684), to pay for your assigned accommodation and meals at Basunti Lodge, accommodation in Amritsar and McLeod Ganj, and transfers amongst these three destinations,
Single $2795
Single in Amritsar and McLeod Ganj and shared at Basunti Lodge (pp)$2195
Double (pp) $1795
All prices listed are in Canadian dollars. Basunti Lodge is remote and will not accept visitors without travel and medical insurance.

NB – Merit Travel cannot guarantee roommates for those without. If you request shared accommodation, you must be prepared to upgrade to single at the higher rate.

Please contact Kevin Choong,  your travel agent or the web to book your flight in order to arrive in Amritsar by November 8 (or earlier). For further organized travel before or after the retreat, a suggested contact is Sunil Kumar in New Delhi at

3 nights in Amritsar, 9 nights, 3 meals/day at Basunti, 3 nights with breakfast in McLeod Ganj, transfers among Amritsar, Basunti and McLeod Ganj

Flights to and from India, all transportation within India (except transfers), meals in Amritsar and McLeod Ganj, snacks, drinks, excursions, gratuities, massage.  Basunti Lodge is remote and will not accept visitors without sufficient emergency travel and medical insurance.

If you must cancel your trip, the yoga portion will be refunded by EMYS upon receipt of written notice, according to the following timelines:
50% refund if cancelled by June 30, 2017
No refund after June 30, 2017
The Studio is not responsible for any refunds for transportation, accommodation or meals.

Please enquire with Merit Travel regarding their cancellation policies.  Trip cancellation and/or medical insurance are available from Merit Travel.

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