Tip van een expert: dit is een van de populairste yoga retreats die wordt aangeboden in Nepal.
Everest panorama yoga trek combines the benefit of meditation, yoga, and breathing exercise with the marvelous natural scenery, panoramic views of mountains and cultural diversities of Sherpa community in the region. Doesn’t matter if you are physically unable to climb up to the base camp of the tallest Everest peak - this journey will let you enjoy the close-up view of the Himalayas without much-demanding efforts and arduousness needed in such trip.
Luchthaventransfer inbegrepen: Tribhuvan International Airport
During this yoga trekking trip, you have the option between three, four, and five stars hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. Accommodation is based on twin or double sharing in a lodge or hotel. Single room is available at an extra cost of 180 USD per person.
Local people have built tea houses lodge with food and beverage facilities. A simple room usually has two narrow beds. While staying in the tea houses you will see the charming local people with their good hospitality services. Trekking Planner provides eco-friendly lodges whenever possible.
All the guest houses offer hot showers, which can be in the bathroom or can be a bucket of hot water. Please note that at high altitude there may not be enough hot water for all the trekkers. Limit the use of hot water unless the water is solar heated or firewood for the ecological reason. Every lodge has some kind of washing facilities but you must carry a bar of soap. If the water froze then ask your guide to get a warm bowl of water.
Explore the lush valleys and terraced hills, culturally rich villages and ornate monasteries, cross vertiginous and prayer flag festooned suspension bridges, walk along the milky rivers of Dudh Koshi River and past the Mani walls, prayer wheels and chortens in this Everest panorama yoga trek.
Deepen your yoga practice in this spiritual trip in the Himalayas traveling with Trekking Planner's certified yoga instructor to higher altitudes of Himalayas; each day you shall start with yogic breathing, meditation, asana practice, and conclude your day with the same, which shall eventually help you out in making this adventure a memorable one.
For traversing along lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park, the highest conserved park in the world and exploring the ornate monasteries of Khumbu Region, this yoga trek will perfectly fit your purpose. Beginning with the sightseeing of the ancient heritages of Kathmandu valley and the scenic flight to Lukla, the gateway to Everest region, you shall gradually hike to the Tengboche as the ultimate destination of this trek. Following the footsteps of legendary Tenzing Norgay, Hillary, you embark on this journey.
Through Mani walls, unique settlements including Chheplung, Thado Koshigaon, Ghat and Nurning, views of Kusum Kangguru peak and high rolling hills, you reach to Phakding, the popular place for an overnight stay along the mighty Dudh Koshi River. Moving ahead in the trail crossing over several suspension bridges, watching views of snowcapped peaks and traversing through the lush forest, you reach the settlement of Monjo, the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park.
Ahead after the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers at Larja Dobhan, you will trek through the steep trail to reach the colorful center of Sherpa life, the Namche Bazaar. Up and down through varieties of vegetation, stone steps, and flat trails, until you reach to Tengboche. Exploring ancient monasteries with intricate paintings and other heritages, religious practices and marvelous scenery, you reach the climax of the yoga trek at Tengboche.
Retracing back through the quaint village of Khumjung, you walk through Monjo and Lukla before flying back to Kathmandu for wrapping up the trek. With each day, you adapt to breathe at high altitudes, as you practice yoga in classes with meditation, literally above the clouds. This spiritual trip to the Himalayas refreshes you physically, mentally and spiritually!
Trekking Planner will take you in this trekking journey to the most beautiful, serene, and inspiring place with professional yoga instructor and experienced guides and porters to accompany you. While September to December and January to February are the best season for this trek, June to August and January to February sees a relatively less crowded trail. Trekkers need to have an average level of fitness and ability to trek for five hours in average with a light backpack in the hilly terrain.
With specialization in small groups and handling of all issues related to logistics, Trekking Planner will make sure that you can trek at the pace of your choice. They will also make sure that you can focus on your areas of interest including the need to explore several aspects of Nepalese lifestyle, culture, tradition as well as landscape, wildlife, flora, and fauna. You desire and Trekking Planner provide!
You will just love the experience of trekking in the mountains of Nepal which is all exhilarating, beautiful, challenging, and serene. As the saying goes "the best view comes after the hardest climb", you shall encounter some challenges during the trek into the remote areas in the form of altitude and elevation. Trekking Planner would like to assure you that our knowledge of the environment and altitude related problems and the experience related to these challenges comes handy at the hour of need.
Trekking Planner guides have the expertise in handling the challenges such as frostbite, altitude sickness, and other diseases while trekking in the Himalayas. They always set your safety as their priority. Be it the case of immediate rescue or other difficulties you face during the trek, Trekking Planner always stands by your side. Be assured of that!
Registered with the Government of Nepal, TAAN (Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal), NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association), and KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project), Trekking Planner conforms to the standards and requirements set by these agencies.
On arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu, you will be picked up and be transferred to the hotel by Trekking Planner's office representative. Later in the afternoon, you shall have a yoga session, yogic breathing, and meditation. You shall be greeted with a welcome dinner in the authentic restaurant to start the day with a wonderful memory. Stay overnight will be at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today, you shall have a guided sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley aims to explore some of the important heritages and try to understand the cultural and historical richness of the valley. To begin the day, you shall have a session of yoga and meditation for a relaxation and get ready for the day.
You have the possibility for an exploration of the ancient Kathmandu Durbar Square to start the journey and head for the Swayambhuanth Stupa, the 14th-century stupa which is supposedly one the oldest stupas in Nepal.
This stupa is also known as Monkey Temple due to the holy monkeys living in the northwest part of the temple. Pashupatinath, a sacred Hindu Temple is situated on the bank of the Bagmati River is another destination which has served as the symbol of faith, belief, and dedication of Hindus all over the world. After the tour, you will drive to Buddhanath stupa which is one of the biggest and oldest stupas in the world.
Later in the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide at the hotel. You shall have the session for getting all the information of the trek and clarify the doubt related to the trip. Trekking Planner's office representative shall assist you in this matter. After the enriching session of the day, you shall have another session of yoga and meditation. Overnight will be in Kathmandu.
Today, you will have an early morning transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM). You will fly to Lukla, the flight will take about 35 minutes. It is a short but scenic flight to the Himalayan foothills where you will begin your trek into the Everest region after a quick session of yoga and meditation.
The flight will provide you with a panoramic view of the giant Himalayan and beautiful land terraces which give you a glimpse of what’s in store in this trek. As you land at Tenzing-Hillary Airport (LUA), you will walk three to four hours to reach Phakding with few up and down along the Dudh Koshi River.
In this introductory trek in the beautiful Everest region, you shall trek past some suspension bridges festooned with prayer flags, forests adorned by rhododendron and fir, prayer wheels and mani walls overlooking the giant Himalayas. You shall relax at the teahouse in the destination and later end your day with the first yoga and meditation session in the trekking destination. You will stay overnight at the tea house in Phakding.
Your trek in the beautiful region will begin with a quick session of yoga, meditation, and yogic breathing for a relaxed beginning of the day. Today after breakfast, you will continue trekking along the banks of the Dudh Kosi River, crossing this majestic river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags.
The first view is Kongde Ri after Phakding, trek the gradual ascent and turn to the Benkar Valley. You will explore the ancient monastery which will lead you to Monjo, the settlement close to the entry of Sagarmatha National Park. After entering Sagamartha National Park, from Larja Dobhan the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region.
During the ascend, you will have the first glimpse of the mighty Mount Everest. To end the day, you will have another session of yoga, meditation, and yogic breathing. Overnight stay will be at the tea house in Namche.
Today is a rest day and an acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar. This is essential before moving up to the higher altitude. You will have yogic breathing, yoga, and meditation session to begin your day. Namche is a colorful village with many wonderful and interesting shops and vendors, fabulous food, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. They have lots of places to explore.
Trekkers have the option of hiking up the Everest View Hotel which provides the marvelous view of majestic Everest and other peaks including the beautiful Ama Dablam and others. An early hike above town to other satellite villages around Namche, before the clouds move in, reward trekkers with a spectacular Himalayan sunrise and views of the Mount Everest, Lhotse, the beautiful Ama Dablam and much more as well as the lush hills and valleys.
On the way down, you can visit the Sherpa Museum that houses an exhibit on traditional Sherpa lifestyle, the flora and fauna found in the region, the history of mountaineering as well as a fabulous photography display by a local Nepalese naturalist. This shall make the exploration around Namche an enriching experience. After this exploration, you shall have another session of yoga and meditation in this scenic place. Stay overnight at the tea house in Namche.
With yoga, yogic breathing, and meditation session, you will start your day further up on the trail. The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Kosi River with magnificent views of the mountains. With the ups and downs in the trail, you trek out of the buzzing Namche to reach the viewpoint of Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar, Taboche, Kang Taiga, and other neighboring peaks.
You will further trek of a couple of hours through a rough path along stone steps which will take you to the river bed of torrential Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the river, you shall have an uphill trek to Tengboche and to Tengboche monastery, past the settlement of Phunke Tenga.
The spiritual center of Khumbu region, Tengboche monastery, has rich and full of ornate wall hangings and paintings beside the magnificent 20-foot statue of Lord Buddha. Visitors have the splendid scenery of lush hills and rhododendron forests that contrast the white Himalayas in the background.
After exploring the marvelous Tengboche monastery and the village, you shall end the day with your regular session of yoga, meditation, and yogic breathing. Overnight in Tengboche next to the Tengboche monastery.
After a quick session of yoga, yogic breathing, and meditation, you retrace the journey back to the settlement of Shanasha. In Shanasha, the trail from Khumjung, Gokyo, and to Namche will meet - making it a transit for trekkers who choose one of the trekking trails. Your route to the Khumjung valley shall be away from the busy trekking route in the main trekking trail from Namche and on top of that you have a good view and peaceful place en route.
Your way up to Khumjung valley will be very windy this makes the Khumjung contrasts with the busy Namche Bazaar. Khumjung is a small farm village with monastery which is believed to host the skull of Yeti, thereby adding another voice that favors the existence of Yeti.
This village also has a school founded by the Edmund Hillary Foundation. You will end the day with a yoga and meditation that will make your experience in the trekking region as an enriching one. Stay overnight will be at the tea house in Khumjung.
As usual, you shall start the day with the morning session of yoga and meditation in this scenic landscape of Khumjung. Starting with an easy half an hours downhill walk from Khumjung today, you will be led to the sister village of Khumjung, the village of Khunde, where you can visit the only hospital available in the whole of Khumbu area, built by Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation.
You will continue after the visit to the hospital past Sherpa settlements, farm fields and long Mani walls, all in the southern direction from the starting point of today’s trek. Further in the trek, you have a short uphill climb to the top ridge of Syangboche air strip and with a big downhill walk to the Dudh Koshi River. As the walk progresses on this steep downhill bit from Syangboche onwards, an aerial view of Namche Bazaar is seen.
On reaching the Namche Bazaar, you will carry on your trekking up to Manjo, the nearby settlement of entry point of Sagarmatha National Park, for the overnight stay. Later in the day, you shall continue with your evening session of the yoga, meditation and yogic breathing for a relaxed mind and body. Overnight will be in Monjo.
The trekking routine begins with the usual session of yoga and meditation for a relaxed mind and body. Today after breakfast, you will retrace back to Lukla with few up and down. Traversing through the winding trail, you pass through several suspension bridges decorated with the prayer flags, rural, and authentic settlements, the train of fellow trekkers, locals with the animals loaded with the goods and the view of the mountains overlooking the entire trail.
You will also trek past the prayer wheels and Mani walls, waterfalls and streams before reaching the destination of Lukla. With the triumphed feeling of accomplishing a feat in the Everest region, you shall have the evening session of the yogic breathing, yoga, and meditation. Overnight stay will be at the tea house in Lukla.
Your trekking journey will come to an end today though you will still have a couple of days with Trekking Planner. After a quick session of your regular yoga and meditation, you will leave the hotel to catch an early flight to the capital city of Nepal. For the flight, you will check in the airport and have a short but scenic flight back to Kathmandu.
The sight from the aircraft shall be as mesmerizing to you as it was during your flight to Lukla. After landing in the domestic terminal at the Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), you will be transferred to the hotel. You may engage yourself during the day in several activities and shall end the day with an evening yoga and meditation for a relaxed and sound sleep. Overnight stay will be at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today, you have a whole day to spend in the medieval city of Kathmandu valley for various activities, one of which shall involve in the aid of local community. After a relaxing session of yoga, meditation, and yogic breathing, you will leave for some activities after breakfast.
You may choose volunteering activity of your interest which may range from teaching in a school to spending time in the orphanage or old age home and from helping the less developed community to learn some skills of their interest or you may also teach some skills you expertise in.
You may also go for a souvenir shopping as well as normal shopping. After contributing your bit to the community, you shall return to the hotel. You will call it a day with a session of regular yoga and meditation. Overnight will be in Kathmandu.
The trekking expedition in the beautiful nation comes to an end today as you shall be leaving for your respective destinations. Today, you will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) for your next destination flight after your one last session of yoga, yogic breathing, and meditation which will help to ease out the stress you might have during the long flight.
Trekking Planner hopes that the diversity of culture, natural scenery, wildlife, flora and fauna, and lifestyles have a strong positive impression in your mind which shall tempt you for another visit to this beautiful nation.
One guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, historical and cultural excursion as mentioned in the itinerary are included in the price.
This yoga trek will take you exploring Kathmandu, Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Khumjung, and Monjo for a beautiful panoramic view of the Everest in Nepal.
Nepal is an ultimate destination in the world for various people in various ways. People visit Nepal to trek the highest mountain in the world that is Mount Everest, to visit the birth place of Buddha (light of Asia) and the land of brave Gurkhas, and to experience the natural sceneries as well as to experiment the various cultural and spiritual practices.
In whatever way, you will love Nepal and put in your life experience as the most exciting destination in the world. Nepal is mainly the richest country in the world in term of bio-diversity due to unique geographical position and altitude variation, natural beauty due to sceneries of green hills, mountains, river and lakes, cultures and traditions due to various cultural practices within a small area and art and architectures due to different art in different temple and monasteries.
With the entrance to Nepal, you will receive a heartily welcome and honesty of local people will make you feel safe. As you once proceed to Nepal, you will really get lost in its beauty and Culture which will surely make you visit time and again. The elevation of the country ranges from 600 meters above sea level to the highest point on earth that is Mount Everest at 8848 meters, all within a distance of 150 kilometers resulting in climatic conditions from sub-tropical to arctic.
Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as tea and coffee, are included in the price. One welcome dinner in authentic restaurant is also included in your package.
Please book your flight to arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM). Trekking Planner will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.
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