8 Day Shreyas Indian Culinary Yoga Retreat

  • Luxury
  • Yoga & Meditation

Explore the beauty of Bangalore, the most sought-out city in India known for its greenery and lush surrounding areas. Shreyas Yoga Retreat, which is located just on the outskirts of Bangalore, offers you a tranquil haven offering nourishment and detoxification. Shreyas not only offers food for the soul, but also for the body with varied recipes that reflect the culture of India. The 8-day Shreyas Culinary Yoga Retreat allows you to savor the rich and varied cuisine of India and will teach you to recreate these tasty, nourishing recipes at home. You will have an introduction to food and diet drawn from the ancient science of Ayurveda.

The core of the retreat are the personalized cooking sessions where you will experience hands-on cooking in learning the preparation of a wide variety of Indian dishes. You will also learn about nutrition, the use of Indian spices and on correct food combinations for optimal health and wellbeing. A field trip to a local vegetable market and grocery stores is also offered so that you can learn the right quality of vegetables and other ingredients. Keeping up with the tradition of Shreyas Yoga Retreat, yoga classes, paranoia, meditation, yoga nidra and spa treatments are included in the retreat. You will also enjoy full access to the pool, jacuzzi and steam room. Leave with your own copy of the retreat centres cook book to keep you inspired when you return home.

Standard inclusions are your accommodations, wellness consultation on arrival, gourmet vegetarian meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), twice daily group yoga sessions, daily once group chanting or sound meditation session, and use of all recreational facilities.

The retreat package includes 1 session of personalized Pranayama per cottage, 1 session of meditation per cottage, 1 personalized Yoga Nidra,  personalized culinary sessions on healthy vegetarian cuisine, 3 rejuvenation massage, 1 demonstration on table setting and service, 1 session of Indian philosophy of cooking, 1 input on nutritional diet, 1 session of introduction to Indian cooking, 1 session of holistic management of cooking, 1 visit to  nearby village or city excursion, and round trip airport transfers.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Air-Con Room
  • Airport Transfer
  • Excursion
  • Fitness Centre
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • WiFi Internet
  • Yoga Props
  • All Inclusive
  • Ayurveda Treatment
  • Facilities Access
  • Massage
  • Meditation
  • Spa Treatment
  • Tour
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Yoga
Venue   Shreyas Retreat
Shreyas Retreat, Venue for 8 Day Shreyas Indian Culinary Yoga Retreat

Shreyas, a sprawling 25-acre retreat on the outskirts of Bangalore, India offers guests a private and tranquil haven to pamper, nourish and recharge themselves. Shreyas looks to combine fine living with a spiritual touch, where guests can immerse themselves within the wisdom of the timeless spiritual tradition of Yoga and Vedanta. Situated in stunning gardens and with an organic herb and vegetable garden where everyone is welcome to come and help out. Recognised as One of the Finest Yoga Retreats in the World, Shreyas is elegantly designed luxurious retreat on a par with some of the more exclusive small retreats in the world. Shreyas prides itself on its service, which is an attempt to apply the eternal Vedic instruction – Athiti Devo Bhava – or ‘treat thy guest as an embodiment of the Divine’. Shreyas is a member of Relais & Chateaux, a collection of the finest hotels worldwide.

You can get to Shreyas Retreat by air. Regular flights to Bangalore are available from Europe, South-east Asia, Australia and other countries, as well as, all major Indian cities. Bengaluru International Airport is 45 minutes away from Shreyas and is a beautiful drive through the countryside. The new route completely bypasses Bangalore city and the busy traffic junctions. Shreyas is 35kms northwest of Bangalore city. If you’re travelling by road, places such as Mysore, Belur, Halebid, Hampi, Bangalore would roughly be a 35km from the city centre. If you travel by train to Bangalore, this will be followed by a 1-hour drive going to Shreyas. The Shreyas retreat centre is also happy to arrange station, airport and city transfers.



Shreyas serves gourmet vegetarian cuisine that comprises Indian, Continental, Mexican and Oriental dishes. There is one dining room where guests are encouraged to dine together. On warm nights dinner is often served al fresco in the garden, and guests have a choice to join a larger group or dine on their own. Lunch and dinner tends to be table d’hote, although occasionally they organise buffets. As much as possible ingredients are grown or produced on the premises. The menus are carefully planned to fit in with the overall wellness programmes. All meals are included in the nightly room rate. Special dietary requests such as wheat-free, dairy free, low-calorie, vegan etc are accommodated on request.




This unique and fun retreat will have you mastering the art of Indian cuisine in no time at all! Embrace personalised cooking classes, learn about indian nutrition and flavour balancing and explore the local markets and foodie haunts to get an insiders experience into authentic indian tastes and flavours! On top of this, enjoy Shreyas signature inclusions- yoga, meditation, spa treatments and use of the lush facilities. This is a wonderful journey into the heart of an authentic Indian kitchen- a retreat that will benefit you for many years to come!

Kelly Fielding

Yovada Yogini

  Bangalore, India

Bangalore or Begalaru is India’s third largest cities. Once dubbed as the “Garden CIty of India”, Bangalore has evolved into a flourishing, cosmopolitan city. Because of its growing working population, Bangalore remains to be a busy city. On the outskirts of Bangalore, Nelamangala town offers visitors a different kind of feel. A town that lies just near to north of Bangalore, Nelamangala features several attractions tourists can surely enjoy.

Nelamangala is famous for several cultural attractions such as their historic, ancient temples one of which is dedicated to Lord Shri laxmi Venkataramana swamy and Garuda. It is worshiped as the main deity as well as the procession deity. Nelamangala is also the place where you can find the oldest Temples of Lord Shiva, the Mahalingeshwara Temple and the Mukthanatheshwara Temple. All these temples are in the style of cholas. Nelamangala also has the busiest street called adepete. Here you will discover that it is the only marketplace for all food products.

You can get into Bangalore through the KempeGowda International Airport located in Devanahalli. International flights are available via Air India, IndiGo, AirAsia and many more. The airport hosts to 10 domestic airlines and 21 international airlines connecting the city to about 50 destinations across India and the rest of the world. Bangalore also has two major railway terminals. The Bangalore City railway station is situated in the heart of the city. Most trains, both local and long-distance, arrive and depart from here. The other terminal is Yeshwantpur Junction located on Tumkur Road. Travelling from Mumbai to Bangalore by train takes a long time that’s why air travel is recommended. You can also go by bus. Both government and private buses run services to major cities like Mumbai, Goa, Chennai, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirupati and Hyderabad. Buses can be a normal luxury bus, a Volvo A/C bus or a sleeper bus for night travel.

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