Location: Rishikesh, India

This will be a very special, inspirational and healing journey through India! You will experience the exquisite beauty and atmosphere of India’s most spectacular and sacred places. You will visit the holy city of Varanasi, the home of yoga Rishikesh, The Taj Mahal the monument to love and the capital Delhi.

You will also experience a 5 day yoga retreat in a picturesque ashram overlooking the Ganges, with instruction from transformational therapist Marissa Nolan and, Swami Sudir Ananda renowned Rishikesh yoga master.

You will enjoy a complimentary Ayurveda massage or spiritual healing treatment, taste delicious Indian food, discover the local culture, learn about the simplicity and magic of Indian life, and experience deep therapeutic yoga and meditation practices to revive your soul.

There will be time for shopping, opportunities to explore theres amazing places, and you will also have the final indulgence of luxury at a boutique palatial hotel in the heart of old city in Delhi. Here you will experience the romance and opulence of ancient Mughal life and be treated to a celebration dinner in their fine dining world class restaurant.

Being a process specialist, mindfulness teacher and transformational therapist means Marissa helps people heal, recover and most importantly connect to beauty and appreciation for life.

Come on an unforgettable journey to absorb the energy of sacred places, receive teachings to awaken your mind and, be touched by beauty that opens your heart to a positive way of being.

Email Marissa for the full itinerary and find the retreat details here: https://marissanolan.com/india-yoga-tour-and-yoga-retreat-november-2019-rishikesh


Indias finest. Simplicity and luxury. On this transformational and healing journey, you will experience the exquisite beauty of a spectacular tour of sacred places in India, staying in a very special ashram overlooking the Ganges, with instruction from Swami-ji a renowned Rishikesh teacher and Marissa Nolan. Above you can see the view from your ashram balcony, you will sleep with the Ganges flowing by.

While in Varanasi and Agra you will stay in lovely guesthouses close to both the ghats and Taj Mahal. Then the final destination will be returning to Delhi, where you will indulge in the luxury and extravagance of the ancient and impecably restored haveli. This is the perfect place to stay in old India luxury and for our final celebration dinner in their world class famous restaurant on our last night.

food and dining

During the retreat: you will be treated to the most delicious Indian and western vegetarian food and also the chance to visit a few of India’s finest restaurants. During your 5 day stay in the ashram there will be fresh and healthy vegetarian food. Throughout the trip, in your free time, you can take a short stroll to shops and cafes. Meat dishes are available at additional cost (except for the ashram). Let us know if you have dietary requirements.


As a transformational process therapist and social worker, Marissa creates once-in-a-lifetime therapeutic retreats that also change the lives of local people in crisis.

This will be a very special journey through India! You will have the opportunity to follow the life giving river ‘The Ganges’ in Rishikesh where life is celebrated to Varanasi where liberation is sort.

You will have five rejuvenating days of yoga and meditation at an ashram overlooking the Ganges. You will receive instruction and classes from Swami who has been an devoted practitioner and respected teacher who has trained over 5000 yoga teacher over the last 25 years.

Throughout the retreat you will enjoy beautiful, transformational and insightful therapeutic yoga practices designed to help you release, relax and regain a sense of wholeness and personal meaning. 

In Delhi there will be time for shopping and the final indulgence of the luxury of small palatial boutique hotel in the centre of the old city. Staying there you will experience the romance and opulence of ancient Mughal life.

The retreat includes: all food, professional yoga and meditation teacher, trains and buses. As well as accommodation at the ashram, guesthouses and luxury haveli hotel in Delhi.

During the retreat: In India food is so much part of life. You will be treated to traditional India home cooked food, simple static food in the ashram as well as a few fine dining experiences carefully hand picked by Marissa. In your free time, you will have the opportunity to explore and you can also take advantage of the complimentary massage or healing session that is included in the retreat fee. 

This will be a life-changing and profound experience for you, with funds raised to provide educational resources for street children.

Travel Details


  • $2,100 - Private Deluxe Room (single occupancy)
  • $3,750 - Private Deluxe Room (double/twin occupancy)

Check In

5:00 PM

Check Out

10:00 AM


Included in your package is a complimentary airport or bus pickup in Pokhara. You can check into your room from 2pm onwards. Orientation is at 5pm. Fees are non-refundable or transferable. Your cancellation fees are 100% of payments.

Terms and Conditions

Fees are non-refundable or transferable. Your cancellation fees are 100% of payments. 


accommodations Luxury and ashram accomodation experienced
alcohol Drinks menu available at the luxury hotel
yoga In-depth yoga and mediation training
meals All meals are vegetarian. Meat dishes back be purchased at the hotel
transfers All transfers in India are included
taxes All taxes included
workshops Nepalese food tastings, yoga, meditation, mindfulness & compassion training
fitness classes yoga and meditation
airfare Airfares to India are additional

Testimonials for Marissa Nolan

“My soul has been completely renewed by this retreat.”
Alison, Australia