Sanskriti – A Habitat for complete rejuvination

Sanskriti Vedic Retreat - View from Outside

Rishikesh, a habitat for the parched soul has a new reason to visit the holy city – Sanskriti. The very essence of Ayurveda seeps in the culture of the new Vedic retreat that sits pretty amidst the bustle of Rishikesh. International tourists who come here to seek solace can now acquire tranquility when they enter the retreat.

Sanskriti Vedic Retreat

Sanskriti is located in the heart of Rishikesh which makes it easily accessible for tourists. The retreat has 6 beautiful rooms that offer a panoramic view of the mountains and the free flowing Ganges. Each room is named on the holy cities of the country like Allahabad, Devaprayag, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Varanasi and Kolkata. While you enter the retreat, a warm welcome offered by the staff relieves your stress from the journey. Every room has earthen lamps that evoke a sensuous aroma surrounding the air that freshens up your mood.

Rooms @ Sanskriti Vedic Retreat

You can devour the green tea kept on the table and freshen up with a warm shower. A small staircase takes you to the heights of a luxurious floor with a café, massage rooms and a yoga room. An open deck throws open a beautiful view of the city which is lit up with diyas and shrill sounds of the artis.

Sanskriti - Beautiful view of Ganges

Sanskriti Vedic Retreat

The organic café at Sanskriti has some of the most succulent dishes that are delicious on the palette and light on the stomach. Each dish is made with organic ingredients. Guests who are keen to start the day with something healthy can relish a Six Tastes Selection (Six Tastes-Set Breakfasts) that has perfectly combined, balanced meals incorporating the six tastes (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent and astringent) given in the Holistic Healing Science of Ayurveda.

Lounge @ Sanskriti Vedic Retreat

International guests looking for decent places to dine at Rishikesh can stop over for some scrumptious breakfast like the Farmer’s Breakfast that includes Scrambled Cottage Cheese, Hash Browns, Fried Tomatoes &Whole-wheat Toast served with Fresh Coffee.

Lunch at Sanskriti is experimental with a twist. The Indians can devour a large Indian Thali that includes Soup, Mildly Spiced Vegetable Curry, Steamed Vegetable Salad, Dahl (Lentils), Grain (Millet/Amaranth/Rice), Flatbread, Papad, Chutney, Digestive Drink, Sweet while our International counterparts can relish an International Thali that comprises of soup, Sautéed Vegetables, Vegetable Salad, Lentil/Bean/Nut Protein dish, Grain Millet/Amaranth/Rice, Wholegrain bread, Chutney/Dip, Digestive Drink, Sweet.

Organic Food at Sanskriti

There is always something exciting for salad lovers. Light eaters can indulge in a Ginger, Sesame Carrot Salad with Lime and Honey dressing or the Sesame Radish Salad with a Lime and Rock Salt dressing. Those looking for something extra can include Flex Seeds (for Omega Oils) or Sesame Seeds (for Calcium) or Spirulina (for Vitamins) or Raisins (for Iron) or Figs (for calcium) or Dates (for Iron) or Tahini/Sunflower Dip (for Calcium and Omega oils) or French dressing with Lime (for vitamin c and Omega oils). People who love snacking can catch a quick bite at Sanskriti. Healthy snacks and meals like the Rice noodles with Sesame Ginger Vegetables have sautéed seasonal vegetables with rice noodles, garnished with toasted sesame seeds & fresh coriander, served with tahini and lime sauce. On the other hand, if guests are looking forward to indulge can relish a scrumptious Veggie Health Burger with sunflower mayonnaise and fresh herbs in whole-wheat that are served with seasonal side salad & sweet date chutney.

Pasta lovers can Choose from Penne OR Spaghetti and relish their dish with vegetables, Olives and cottage Cheese. The Wholegrain Meals include Sesame Millet Veggies served with Green Ginger Chutney, Organic Brown Rice Pulao with Tahini and Lime Sauce and Moong Beans and Rice Khichdi with Green Ginger Chutney.


The café boasts of some of the most exotic thirst quenchers. The Beetroot, Carrot and Ginger Juice is a vitalizing mind-body drink that is rich in iron, vitamins and minerals while the Carrot and Ginger Juice is a rejuvenating mind-body tonic that soothes and calms the digestive system. The veggie Vitamin Infusion is a high vitamin shot of tomatoes, carrots, cabbage and spinach and ginger while the minty Tomato Tantaliser is an infusion of tomatoes, fresh lime and mint blended together for a tangy refreshing pick-you-up. The Spirulina& Lime Revitaliser , rich in B12 and Vitamin C gives instant energy and balances the nervous system. These meals can be devoured sitting at the deck enjoying the serene landscape of mountains and the holy river flowing.

Besides the truly enticing array of healthy eating, an Ayurveda massage is the next important thing that you must indulge in. come to experience a heavenly sensation with the Kiarali massages offered to Sanskriti guests. The Sanskriti Vedic Retreat offers a number of Ayurveda and Panchakarma Packages for the guests. All packages are designed to make guests feel completely rejuvenated, refreshed and healthy. The treatments that are done here are prescribed by expert Ayurvedic doctors and are carried out by Ayurvedic specialists under skilled supervision.

If you want to opt for a rejuvenating experience, book yourself for a Kairali preventive and Regenerative package that can last between 3 to 22 days.  A perfect answer to balance mind, body and soul, the Ayurvedic package is the best answer for a holistic experience. It consists of the Abhyangam massage where two masseurs rhythmically massage you and bring out the perfect well being and balance in you.

Kairali’s holistic treatment for detoxification consists of rejuvenation and detox treatments that include thereauptic cleansing techniques and diet for a complete rejuvenating experience. This program includes, Virechana, Vasti, Elakizhi, Kadhikizhi, Pizhichil, Navakriya, Shirodhara and Abhyangam. Other therapies that are beneficial are the weight loss program, panchkarma treatment that assures a rejuvenated experience for the guests.

Visit for an absolute diving experience and renew life!


Posted on April 22, 2014, in Hospitality. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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