Beyond Gangotri: Trekking and Yoga in the Himalayas

October 4–17, 2020

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Helping You Prepare

The following documents are intended for registered excursion participants for Beyond Gangotri: Trekking and Yoga in the Himalayas from October 4–17, 2020.

Travel Guide
for travel to India with the Himalayan Institute.
Preparation Packet
Guidelines for flights, visas, and immunizations; packing tips
Visa Guide
Indian visa application guide
Packing List
Suggested packing list

Dates to Know

Important Deadlines

Please note these important dates and deadlines. All payments and documents must be submitted by these dates in order to participate in the excursion.

  • April 15, 2020 Regular Registration Period Closes
    Payment in full required to receive the regular rate of $3,295 (shared) / $4,095 (single)
  • July 15, 2020 Late Registration Period Closes
    Payment in full of $3,500 (shared) / $4,300 (single) required for late registration
  • August 1, 2020 Flight Details Submitted to Excursions
    Submit through the Flight Details form
  • August 1, 2020 Passport and Visa Details Submitted to Excursions
    Submit through the Passport and Visa Details form
  • October 4, 2020 Beyond Gangotri Excursion begins
    Beyond Gangotri Excursion begins with pickup from the Dehradun airport on flights arriving by noon
  • October 17, 2020 Beyond Gangotri Excursion ends
    For those not attending the add-on, the excursion ends with drop off at the Dehradun airport for flights departing after 4pm for the main excursion. Choose international flights departing Delhi at least 3 hours after your domestic flight arrives or early on the morning of October 18, 2020.
  • October 20, 2020 3-Day add-on begins
    For those continuing on for the add-on, the Excursion ends with drop off at the Dehradun airport for flights departing after 2pm (private transfers can easily be arranged, at additional cost, if you would like to take an earlier flight).

Forms To Fill

Submit Your Info

Please use the forms at the right to submit required information to our Excursions team. We must receive all of your information by the dates noted under Deadlines.

Form to Fill
Balance Payment Authorization
Submit your request to process your balance payment
Form to Fill
Flight Details
Submit your flight details once all your travel arrangements have been made
Form to Fill
Passport and Visa Details
Submit your passport and visa details once all your documents are in order

Preparation for Practice

Practice and Study Resources

To help you prepare for the excursion we have compiled this list of audio, PDF, and written resources. Please review them prior to departure.

Physical Preparation
Physical fitness and overall good health are important elements for this excursion


Travel Insurance

It is strongly recommended that you purchase trip cancellation insurance to protect from cancellation due to health, work, or other reasons, resulting cancellation and other fees, lost baggage, and medical assistance and/or medical evacuation in the case of an emergency. There are many online trip insurance providers, such as, Allianz, or AIG Travel Guard—to name a few.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy

Although we sincerely hope you will not need to cancel, we encourage you to research insurance options to protect you from the unexpected need to cancel as we are unable to grant exceptions to our cancellation policy.

Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy
Please review our cancellation policy in its entirety