5 Days Yoga Holiday, Vacation, and Meditation Retreat in Pokhara, Nepal

Truly Blissful Nepal Yoga Holiday

This yoga program is initiated for those people who wants to combine the yoga practices during their stay in Pokhara without missing the sight and beauty of the location whether it is mountains, caves, lakes, sunrise, temples, or peace stupa. It can be arranged with a single person or with a group of 15 or more people. In this retreat, guests and students will be introduced and exposed to different locations of Pokhara for morning yoga classes.

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Highlights

  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Mantra and Nidra yoga sessions daily
  • Talks on yogic philosophy and pranayama
  • Mantra chanting, kirtans, and bhajans
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Daily delicious meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 15
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
14:00
Check-out Time:
11:00

Facilities

  • Dining area
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wireless internet

In this retreat, you will be staying at Atmashree Yoga Retreat. All the rooms at this retreat center are equipped with private bathrooms. You will have options to choose private single room or shared room that will be shared with two or three people. The rooms are available on first-come-first-serve basis.

Program

Experience the breathtaking view of mountains, sunrise, lakes, and natural landscape around Pokhara valley with the combination of yoga and meditation practice in different venues to experience the effectiveness of yoga in your daily lifestyle.

Atmashree Yoga Retreat in Pokhara is a place where simple living is emphasized to live yogic discipline and lifestyle to enhance the quality of body, mind, and emotions to perform at its best. The yoga programs here is a complete science of harmonious living, suitable for everyone, regardless of age, nationality, religion, or level of fitness.

The retreat is a complete day-to-day program which addresses all sphere of human life to regain the peace of mind and the vital energy of the body. The program will slowly grow on one, and it is totally up to the practitioner to decide how much to implement. So, be free to visit Atmashree Yoga Retreat anytime during the day and learn more about the yoga style, technique, teaching method, and many more.

Day 1: Atmashree Yoga Center

  • 14:00 Arrival-Greetings-Retreat Description
  • 16:30 Hatha yoga practices-Asana, Pranayama, Mudra & Bandha
  • 18:30 Chanting kirtans and mantras, Meditation, and Concentration practice
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 Retire

Day 2: Sarangkot Sunrise yoga

  • 05:30 Departure to Sarangkot
  • 06:00 Meditation on Rising Sun and Annapurna Range
  • 06:30 Hatha Yoga, Sun Salutation and Yoga Nidra
  • 08:00 Tea and Biscuits
  • 08:30 Visit to Vindhyabasini temple, Bat cave & Mahendra cave
  • 09:00 Breakfast at Atmashree
  • 12:00 Yoga Nidra & Meditation Sessions
  • 13:00 Lunch time
  • 16:00 Herbal Tea
  • 16:30 Hatha Yoga Practices-Asana, Pranayama, Mudra & Bandha
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 19:00 Chanting(kirtans & mantras),Meditation & Concentration Practice
  • 20:00 Retire

Day 3: Begnas Lake Yoga Retreat

  • 05:30 Departure to Begnas Lake
  • 06:30-8:00 Meditation, Hatha Yoga, Sun Salutation & Yoga Nidra
  • 08:30 Back to Atmashree
  • 09:30 Breakfast at Atmashree
  • 12:00 Yoga Nidra & Meditation
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 16:00 Herbal Tea
  • 16:30 Hatha Yoga Practices-Asana, Pranayama, Mudra & Bandha
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 19:00 Chanting(kirtans & mantras),Meditation & Concentration Practice
  • 20:00 Retire

Day 4: Yoga Retreat at World Peace Pagoda

  • 05:30 Departure to World peace Stupa
  • 06:00 Sunrise, Annapurna View, Meditation, Hatha Yoga & Sun Salutation
  • 08:00 Visit to Shiva's Cave, Davis Fall & Taal Barahi Temple
  • 10:00 Breakfast at Atmashree
  • 12:00 Yoga Nidra & Meditation
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 16:00 Herbal Tea
  • 16:30 Hatha Yoga Practices-Asana, Pranayama, Mudra & Bandha
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 19:00 Chanting(kirtans & mantras),Meditation & Concentration Practice
  • 20:00 Retire

Day 5

Departure

  • 07:00 Hatha Yoga Sessions
  • 09:00 Breakfast & Tea
  • 10:00 Greetings & Departure

Included excursions

You will hike and visit three different locations during your retreat, which includes Sarangkot Hill Top, Begnas Lake, and World Peace Stupa. These are places nearby Pokhara and will be your destination for morning yoga classes.

Additional Excursions

  • Devis Water Fall
  • Gupteswor Cave and Temple
  • Mountaineering Museum
  • Seti River Gorge
  • Mahendra Cave
  • Bat Cave
  • Bindhayabasini Temple
  • Tal Barahi Temple
  • Sarangkot View Point
  • Peace Pagoda (Stupa, sunset viewpoint)
  • Old Market Places
  • Sarangkot Sunrise View and Annapurna Mountain Range
  • Visit to Begnas and Rupa Lake
  • Hiking
  • Boating

Instructors

Atma Pradeep
Bihar Yoga Bharti (Satyananda Yoga)
Unity in diversity, it is what makes the practice of yoga so unique and personalized, surrendering to this path brings profound life experiences and endeavors. With this thought behind & self discipline,grown up in a yogic environment since his childhood to yoga ashram close to his home,started his yoga journey at the age of 12.It was at this time that he was introduced to many yoga practices & discipline.It has been now more than 20 years,he has involved himself in living,promoting & teaching yoga for mankind & during this period,he has visited many Asian,European & American countries.
Mantra Prem
Bihar school of yoga (Satyananda Yoga)
Mantra Prem first came in touch with the concept of yoga at the age of 17,little did he know it would become such a big part of his life. As a science student Mantra developed an interest in Yoga only after a physical & mental turn of events that it became completely the center of his daily life.Yoga isn't just the asanas,for him yoga has become a way of living & he believe very much in yoga being "medicine" for everyone's mind,body & soul, in a lot of different and unique ways.As far his schooling, he is educated in classical hatha,mantra,kirtan,raja,bhakti,meditaion & Yoga Nidra Practice
Surya Mainali
Adityaratna came from a tiny village of south east Nepal.Living in a yogic environment from the age of 16 initially for 7 months in India then after returning back to Kathmandu & continuing his yogic journey in a yoga center in Kathmandu from 2004-2010.He dedicated himself in learning,teaching & promoting yoga practices involving in different activities of the center.In 2008,he went to India to deepen his yogic wisdom for 4 months in yogic studies course.From 2010 to 2014,he was in Bangalore teaching yoga in an ashram,conducted private classes and workshops.Now firmly based in Atmashree Yoga
Saurabh Khandwal
Saurabh was born in Rishikesh,India in 1996.Basically from the childhood he was connected to Yoga & Spiritual life as he spent his childhood in such place where great masters and yogis used to live.He used to practice yoga asanas by himself, but he introduced himself in teaching profession in 2017 .He is a Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher from Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Academy.After few months of his teaching career,he again went to Sivananda Ashram in Uttarkashi to assist the teacher training course.Now,he is a full time dedicated yoga instructor in Atmashree Yoga.

Retreat location

This retreat will take place in Pokhara, Nepal. Atmashree Yoga Retreat is nestled in a beautiful valley of Pokhara in the foothills of mountains far away from the noisy crowd and on the banks of Phewa Lake. The scenery here is a God-gifted view of Fewa Lake, forest, and birds with heart touching sounds.

Unique features

Activities

  • Boating
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Paragliding

General

  • Dining area
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mosquito net
  • Tour assistance
  • Wireless internet

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

In this retreat, you will be served three daily meals, consisting of traditional organic, Ayurvedic, and vegetarian Nepalese food, such as soup, salad, chapatti, rice pudding, rice, curry, herbal tea, milk tea, coffee, porridge, fruits, and yogurt. Bottled water will be provided and herbal tea is available throughout the day.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Tea

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • Fruitarian
  • Yogic
  • Ayurvedic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

On your free time, you can do various activities such as cycling, hand boating, paragliding, bungee jumping, etc. You can also visit tourist destination such as Buddha stupa, caves, fall, temples, local village, and lakes. All of these activities are subject to additional costs. If you feel like reading, you can always borrow yoga related books at the retreat center. There is a lake just the front of Atmashree Yoga and you may spend your free time swimming in the lake which is clean and spacious. Ayurvedic Massage is available on request at 20 USD per person and per hour.

There are many things which can be done additionally done during a tour in Pokhara Nepal, list of adventure activities which are available and can be arranged by Atmashree at additional cost in Pokhara are as follows.

  • Paragliding
  • Zip flyer
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Ultralights flight
  • Cycling

What's included

  • 3 daily meals
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Bottled water
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Herbal tea throughout the day
  • Personal guidance
  • Yoga mats
  • Yoga and meditation sessions
  • Mantra, chantings, and pranayama

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal expenses
  • Traveling cost from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Traveling cost from Pokhara to Kathmandu

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You may stay overnight in Thamel (Kathmandu) which depends on your arrival in Kathmandu airport. Please book your flight coming to Pokhara in advance via Yeti, Buddha or Simrik airlines. After arriving in Pokhara Airport, you may take a taxi (costs 8 USD) and ask the taxi driver to call us so that he can be guided to Atmashree Yoga Retreat with ease. Atmashree can pick you up from Pokhara airport at your request (Please send the details of your flight to our mail)

Arrival by taxi

Once you have reached Kathmandu, please book a taxi and ask the driver to drop you at Atmashree Yoga Retreat in Pokhara. Please ask the taxi driver to call us so that he can be guided to Atmashree Yoga Retreat with ease. The distance from Kathmandu to Pokhara is 200 kilometers and the taxi fare is from 100 USD. It will be the wonderful drive of 6 - 7 hours witnessing the beauty of mountains, rivers, hills, and many more. Atmashree can pick you up from Kathmandu at your request (Please send the details of your flight or hotel to our mail)

Arrival by bus

Please catch a bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara which you can get on a daily basis from 6:30 am which costs around 7 - 10 USD. You can book your bus ticket from any travel agency after arriving at Kathmandu in Thamel area. Its a tourist bus with comfortable seats. After arriving in Pokhara, you may take a taxi (costs 7 USD) and ask the taxi driver to call Atmashree so that he can be guided to Atmashree Yoga Retreat with ease. Atmashree can pick you up from Pokhara airport at your request (Please send the details of your bus to our mail)

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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