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Survival Trekking and Yoga Retreat in Nepal

Come and feel the beauty and silence that inspired the rishis and nurtured the hearts of yogis in Nepal. Experience traditional rural Nepalese culture while culturing your inner silence. At Yoga Home Nepal, you can easily go for a walk to the mountains, rivers, and waterfalls, and learn the names of the plants and animals. Discover Ayurvedic herbs growing at your feet and learn how to use them. Come to practice yoga and meditation in peaceful and stunning surroundings!

Highlights

  • Breathing exercise
  • Dhyana yoga or meditation sessions
  • Trekking in the beautiful surroundings
  • Experience Nepalese culture and traditions
  • Enjoy a cooking class and daily excursions
  • Daily nasal cleansing during your stay
  • Daily delicious vegetarian meals
  • 13 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


12 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 12
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Accommodation

During this trekking and yoga retreat, you will stay in several accommodations, such as Yoga Home Nepal, a hotel in Pokhara, Ghyangphedi Village, and a mountain stay.

Yoga Home Nepal

At the homestay, you will find a yoga hall, meditation area, supply of hot water in the rooms, nutritious traditionally prepared food, Wi-Fi, several fruit trees, and a backyard garden. A clean and comfortable room with hot water, bathroom, Western toilet, sheets, pillows, and blankets awaits you. Occupancy is offered in triple, double, or single.

Yoga Home Nepal Yoga Retreat Itinerary

Yoga has become a way of life in the contemporary world, including Nepal. It is not only practiced but lived in almost every village and city of this beautiful Himalayan landscape. As the product of the modernity, alienation, depression, and individualization have adversely impacted our traditional beliefs, cultures, and inner-selves.

Yoga Home Nepal aims to preserve the yogic traditions of Nepal. We will show you how we are doing this pragmatically in various conditions. Come as a guest and go as a family friend. You will definitely enjoy the delicious traditionally prepared Nepalese food, the smiles in the eyes of the people you meet and the hope and inspiration you experience.

It is not only a trip but a creation of a bond that fosters our human sensitivity. We are sure that You will enjoy the beauty of inner and outer selves, energize yourself, envision from a constructive perspective, and leave refreshed, reconnected and with full of life. The yoga retreat will yoganize you in the Himalayan landscape daily.

Please contact us prior to booking if you need any assistance or special accommodation. We are happy to accept you the way you want to be accepted with dignity. We respect humanity. Itineraries can be customized to enhance the beauty of the program, however, a tentative plan is as under:

Plan A

A Yogic expedition to Panch Pokhari (Five Pound 4,500 meters)

Day 1:

Check-in at Yoga Home Nepal (Niru Yoga Homestay)

Day 2:

Visit Nagarkot (view Sunrise from hill station (2,300 meters) doing Surya Namaskar, Pranayam, having breakfast in the hotel.Than start hiking from Nagarkot to Yoga home Nepal (Niru Yoga Homestay 4-hour walk)

Day 3:

  • Trekking to Sankhu Valley. A brief riverside bus ride through Melamchi, Tipeni, Dhap, and Manekharkha (Hotel Check-in) (8-hour bus and 2-hour walk)
  • Yoga Homestay to Sankhu valley (heaving breakfast)
  • Sankhu valley to Jarsinpauwa
  • Jarsinpauwa to Melamchi (heaving lunch)
  • Melamchi to Thampaldhap
  • Thampaldhap to Thampalkot (tea break)
  • Tampalkot to Bhotang
  • Bhotan to Chimti

Day 4:

Trekking from Manekharcka to Bhotang. Lunch and forest walk up to Tupidanda (Jungle area). Camping or makeshift cottage or tree house will be collaboratively constructed. It is a 5-hour walk from the point of departure and at 2600m height. The average temperature is 24-degree Celsius. It is in the Langtang Region of Nepal popularly known as the Tamang Heritage Trail.

Day 5:

Tupidada to Yangri (Jungle area) – stay in a tent or make a temporary cottage, makeshift home or tree house. (5hr walk 2900m. Average temperature 20-degree Celsius).

Day 6:

Yangri to Nasim Pati, stay in tent, cottage or make temporary cottage, makeshift home or tree house (3,700m, 4hr walk, average temperature 18-degree Celsius)

Day 7:

Nasim Pati to Panch Pokhari, stay in a tent, cottage or make a temporary cottage, makeshift home or tree house (4100m, 3hr walk, average temperature 8-degree Celsius).

Day 8:

Visit Panch Pokhari (the Five Pound), hiking from Panch Pokhari to 4,500 meters elevation. Practicing Yoga and sight seen together with nature hunting around the Himalayan landscape comprise of beautiful mountains more than 7,200 meters. Stay in small hotel.

Day 9:

Morning walk. It starts at 5:00 a.m. The walk destines to reach 4,500 meters to view sunrise and doing Yoga and meditation. The team will to Panch Pokhari (4,100 meters) (1-hour walk) and back to Nasim Pati. we stay in Nasim Pati.

Day 10:

Nasim Pati to Tupidanda (Jungle area) -stay in a tent or make temporary cottage. makeshift home or tree house. (6-hour walk 2,600 meters).

Day 11:

Check-in Bhotang Hotel, (Bhutan is Tamang village Sindupalchok District)

Day 12:

Back to Yoga Home Nepal by Private Jeep.

Day 13:

Full day Rest (Local Cultural Program)

Day 14: Check out

During this period, there are two extensive Yoga classes per day. These classes comprised of Pranayama and elevative meditation. Additionally, Hatha Yoga and Tandav dance will be instructed for the interested participant.

Included excursions

During the yoga retreat, you will enjoy daily excursions such as walks to nearby waterfalls, cave visits, jungle walks, bird watching walks, and beautiful treks in Kathmandu Valley. The highlight excursions will be:

  • Nagarkot Visit
  • Sankhu valley
  • Melamchi Bajar
  • Tamang Lifestyle
  • Mountain trekking

Instructors

Rajan Bastola
(Vegetarian)
Self Taught (Vegetarian)
Rajan Bastola is an international certified yoga teacher (Yoga Alliance Australia). He has been teaching yoga philosophy, asana and pranayama classes, and he have good knowdge about herbs, He is good guide to care everybody, helpful and social worker. Rajan is Google Local Guide also so he is best guide for mountain area.

Location

Rich in flora and fauna, Nepal is a beautiful destination for yoga tourists. The homestay is located in Nepal, in the village of Nagarkot, a small town situated in the beautiful Kathmandu Valley, just 22 kilometers from Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM). Nagarkot is also just four kilometers from the World Heritage Site in Bhaktapur. A 10-kilometer drive takes you to the peak of the hills, which is famous for its sunrise and sunset views, as well as the snowcapped Himalayas.

Nearby places

  • Bhaktapur World Heritage Site, 4 kilometers
  • Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), 22 kilometers - 45 minutes

Features

Activities

  • Cooking classes
  • Hiking
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Swimming
  • Paragliding

General

  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Meditation garden
  • Smoke-free property

Services

  • ATM / banking
  • Car rental
  • Cell phone rental
  • Child care
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Medical assistance
  • Mosquito net
  • Tour assistance

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

Yoga Home Nepal provides three yogic, vegetarian, and organic meals per day, as well as unlimited purified water and herbal tea. They can also provide medicine while in the mountain if needed.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Organic
  • Yogic
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)

The homestay will be of your service in any way possible and it organizes Himalayan yoga retreats, jungle trekking, bushwalks, campfires, bird watching, cultural programs, rafting, tour packages, and transfers. During your free time, you can also enjoy the treatments available at Yoga Home Nepal, which you can book at additional costs.

What's included

  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Cooking class
  • Daily Dhyana yoga or meditation sessions (except on the last day)
  • Daily excursions
  • Daily herbal tea
  • Daily nasal cleansing (except on the first day)
  • Daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Play local games
  • Towel and slippers
  • Unlimited purified water

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Cab hiring
  • City sightseeing
  • Early check-in or late check-out
  • Extra meals
  • Extra therapies
  • Guide
  • Laundry service
  • Optional treatments
  • Personal expenses

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM). Transfer to and from the airport is available upon request.

Arrival by bus

There are buses from many locations in Kathmandu (Ratnapark or Bagbazar) to Kamalbinayak (Bhaktapur) bus stand. You then have to take another bus from Kamalbinayak (Bhaktapur) to Kharipati (400 meters from Kharipati police stand). When you reach the Kharipati bus stand, you can ask anybody for directions to the homestay It is a small market area, so you have to walk two minutes from the Kharipati bus stand to Yoga Home Nepal.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 40% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 10 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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