Heres Why This City In The Foothills Of Western Ghat Doubles As A Wellness Getaway!

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At the foothills of the beautiful Western Ghats lies the second-largest city in Tamil Nadu. The city of Coimbatore apart from acting as a gateway to several other tourist destinations is also secretly famous for its thriving wellness culture. By Amitha Ameen

When you think of Coimbatore a lot of things come to mind. Textile mills, paddy fields, countless temples and being home to the second tastiest water in the world – Siruvani. If these reasons were not enough, there is another reason that has travellers from near and afar throng this city. People who know the city well know about the multitude of wellness offerings on offer. And, we are letting you in on this little secret.

1. Isha Yoga Center

Set at the foothills of the Velliangiri Mountains, considered sacred and called the Kailash of the South, Isha Yoga attracts seekers from across the globe. Pristine hills, thick forests, an abundance of wildlife and gleaming waterfalls – the backdrop against which this centre is set is nothing short of extraordinary. The centre is a landmark in the city thanks to its 34-metre tall Adiyogi Shiva Statue that attracts a lot of visitors each year. Isha Yoga offers ‘Inner Engineering’ workshops for visitors, which involves unique meditation and yoga practices that promote inner peace and well-being. Apart from the day-to-day activities, the centre also offers monthly programmes for visitors. But, because of its popularity, accommodation at the centre is available only through prior bookings.

For more details:
ishafoundation.org/IshaYogaCenter
Contact: +91 8300083111

2. Kairali – The Ayurvedic Healing Village

Situated roughly 56-kilometres away from the city centre, Kairali packs a plethora of experiences for those visiting. Some call the healing village a mecca for wellness. Between a host of Ayurvedic and yoga treatments, guests can prepare to truly relax and unwind. With targeted treatments like ‘Holistic Treatment for Rejuvenation & Detoxification’, ‘Treatment to remove Stress & Strain’ and ‘Weight Reduction & Obesity Management’, to name a few, guests can expect an amalgamation of yoga, Ayurveda and meditation helping restore the mind, body and soul.

For more details:
ayurvedichealingvillage.com
Contact: +91-9555156156

3. Vaidyagrama – A True Healing Village

An authentic resort, Vaidyagrama focuses more on the healing and less on the comforts. Not for the faint-hearted, as the living conditions can be a bit overwhelming but only because the property focuses more on what matters. The village is located 20-kilometres away from the city centre, letting you wholly focus on yourself and your treatment. Simple meals and tailored treatments leave you with gratifying results.

For more details:
www.vaidyagrama.com
Contact:  1800 2000 086

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