Visiting a luxury resort on the outskirts of Haridwar, Amatra by the Ganges, can be a devotional experience or a vacation for those who want to get away from the busy routine of everyday urban life.

About five hours drive from Delhi and 12 km from Haridwar, Amatra by the Ganges is a veritable paradise set amid nature. There is native art, top-grade culinary experience by one of the best chefs in India and spa treatments to rejuvenate the inner being. Amatra offers luxurious services for the discerning clients.

The resort offers a plethora of activities for visitors, be it bonfire on a relaxing evening amid the mountains, nature walks, dining under the sky, jungle safari, river rafting, bird watching or mountain cycling. It also offers fun activities like table tennis, football, cricket, carom, wall climbing, volleyball, football, croquet, badminton, frisbee and trampoline.

Thanks to its location, people can also experience the auspicious Aarti by the holy Ganges, which is performed daily at 6 p.m. Food lovers can enjoy the cuisine of their choice, vegetarian or non-vegetarian. However, at Haridwar non-vegetarian food and alcohol is not allowed due to religious reasons.

Amatra has 12 villas comprising 40 rooms that include classic rooms; classic rooms with terrace; garden loft; and luxury room with terrace, including drawing room, dining area, kitchen and private garden. It has a cocktail lounge, poolside bar, boutique spa, therapeutic yoga and meditation sessions, Jacuzzi and steam to make one’s stay special. At the resort, visitors can also pamper and rejuvenate themselves with wellness treatments.

Specially designed to soothe the nerves and to give rest to the whole body, it also offers a range of therapies like Ayurveda massage, aromatherapy and a body polish session. Amatra by the Ganges is ideal for those wanting a relaxing and luxurious get away at an affordable price.