Nepal Luxury Yoga Retreat Tour
- Experience personal growth and positive transformation through Yoga.
- Relaxing and luxurious vacation suitable for all age groups.
- Blissful Yoga for spiritual, mental, and physical growth.
- Cultural exploration through sightseeing and city tours.
- Rewarding journey for your mind, body, and soul.
Looking for a relaxing trip without compromising your comfort and getting the best of the best? If so, then this Nepal luxury yoga retreat tour is for you. This trip is perfect if you want refreshment and a new start. Nepal has everything if you are looking for a thrilling adventure or luxurious comfort. The simplicity and satisfaction of simple life will make you question the necessity of hustling and bustling modern life. Kathmandu valley is the portal to the mountains and sanctuary to the most unique UNESCO World Heritage sites, which gives you an idea of how rich the Nepali culture, history, and heritage are.
Littles brick stone allies lead you to some of the most beautiful places filled with ancient artifacts and divine power that dwells all over the century-old building and temples of Kathmandu. Besides all the modernization and positive changes in the country, it has retained its essence of rustic and ancient Nepal. Indeed Nepal is known for the tallest peak on earth, Mt. Everest standing tall and proud; it's not the only thing this diverse country has to offer. A few elements you will experience through your Nepal Luxury Yoga Retreat tour are a fantastic culture, addictive food, pristine nature, luxurious comfort, and spiritual tranquillity.
Thousands of people visit here to find tranquillity and peace through yoga and other spiritual activities. Nepal has a deep history of yoga and spirituality, as Nepal is the neighboring country of India where yoga originated. The untouched and pure nature along with the fascinating divine energy that dwells all over this heavenly country makes it the ideal destination for spiritual and mental cleansing. This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to take a break from their monotonous schedules and never-ending deadlines. This trip not only refreshes you but inspires you and builds healthy habits. It is a treat for your physical body, soul, and mental peace as well.
A treat for your tired soul and nourishment for your exhausted body is necessary once in a while and this trip has it all. Whether you are planning to take a break or waiting for a new start this trip is a booster for it. During this trip, you will explore the enchanting cities full of life and ancient history while practicing yoga in different and relaxing locations without compromising your comfort. Throughout your stay in Nepal, you will collect nothing but a lifetime experience. This trip is full of refreshing and rewarding activities such as sightseeing the ancient landmarks, short hikes towards nature, and last but not least Yoga every day after you arrive at scenic places.
This Nepal luxury yoga retreat tour allows learning about yoga and the art of doing yoga in Nepal. As most people prefer to do yoga with divine and peaceful nature that includes gorgeous Himalayas and lush green nature, Nepal is the ideal place as it is full of natural beauty and spiritual importance worldwide. Spending every second in Nepal is worth your money and precious time.
Luxurious comfort and natural beauty Keep in mind that this is your retreat; this will be one of the most relaxing and beneficial tours of your lifetime. Nepal has some fascinating history and captivating attractions beautifully clocked in generational mythologies and stories. Nepal is a spiritual hub as hundreds of religious and mystic energy places are still present here. The divine aura and otherworldly history point out the presence of something mysterious and divine in the land of truth - Nepal. As you enjoy your tour, you will see the authentic art of Nepal along with some of the prominent landmarks of Nepal.
Not only does this tour allow you to explore and learn about the country through cultural sightseeing, but gives you a chance to improve your physics and learn about yourself throughout the trip. This tour is more than just sightseeing at rustic sites, it has other elements such as comfortable and lavish accommodations with excellent services, short hikes towards beautiful places close to nature, and many more. You will stay at Kathmandu and Pokhara which are major cities of Nepal with unbelievable attractions and spiritual values for those who are in search of inner peace.
How does Yoga make a difference on this tour?
Yoga for people has different meanings and varying people's requirements and approaches towards yoga. For some it is a healthy habit to make themselves stay in shape and maintain a certain weight, it is an escape from reality and for few, it is a lifestyle. There are hundreds of forms and variations of Yoga, some defined as classic and some modern. You can find yoga in everything if you look into it, from common breathing techniques to bending your body to different angles, It’s all Yoga. Despite hundreds of definitions on the internet, what actually is Yoga? To your simple question comes a simple answer, Yoga means ‘’Yoke’’ or to unify. Yoga is the balanced state of mind, body, and soul. It is the state of emotions, thoughts, intellect, behaviors, and spirit.
The complexity of Yoga cannot be summed up in a trending acai bowl or colorful leggings, it’s more than that. People have been practicing Yoga since ancient times in search of peace, to become aware of their nature, to cultivate discernment, and many more. The simple steps of controlling your breath and stretching your body help you create mental clarity, calm irrational thoughts, increase body awareness, relieve chronic stress patterns, relax the mind, and somehow open spiritual eyes.
In this modern day where everything is on the run, you need a break to catch your breath. Nowadays vacations and travel have no meaning as before and somehow people have forgotten to enjoy and live in the moment. That's where the concept of a Yoga retreat tour comes in, adding a short session of yoga makes a big difference. It makes your day productive, you get to learn about relaxation and your body through yoga. It's a win-win situation for you. These light yoga classes will help you get control of your body movement, mental health, and spiritual energy. Nepal has a long history regarding Yoga and natural beauty and what could be better than practicing yoga out in nature and watching the most wonderful scenery?
Kathmandu - the City of living deity
Kathmandu is not just a city but a living history and the hot pot of many cultures and ethnicities. Kathmandu, previously known as Kantipur, was the ancient trade route of Nepal along with the center of fascinating arts and crafts you see almost everywhere you go. The city's beauty lies from the highrise buildings to the historical landmarks of Nepal. From being the trade center of the ancient nation to the capital of the present country it has a hypnotic and captivating spirit within its rusty and dusty roads. The streets are swarmed by people with different ethnic backgrounds but similar mindsets of making a comfortable living and billions of ideas and hopes.
The colorful streets portray a unique and beautiful story of individuals doing the daily chores of their lives. Indeed the beauty of the place relies on people but Kathmandu has more to offer to its visitors. The temples, formal Royal palaces, stupas, and tranquility with a touch of madness are a few things that make this place a true gem. Some of the areas that you will visit during your Nepal Luxury Yoga Retreat tour are given below with brief pieces of information.
Kathmandu Durbar Square - Formal Royal Palace
Popularly known as Kathmandu Durbar Square is locally known as Basantapur and is a go-to place for locals and tourists. The Durbar Square consists of many temples and religious monuments with unique features and myths. It is located in the center of the city making it the most accessible attraction within the Kathmandu valley. Inside the courtyard, there are some of the most revered temples along with the house where the living Goddess called Kumari still dwells. The century-old Royal palace has also been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. The formal Royal palace is beautifully decorated with rich Newari art in the form of wood carvings and sculptures all over the monuments.
Once at the square, you will see numerous vendors selling antique pieces and other decorative items from handcrafted tents to eye-catching decoratives laying out in the sun. the massive courtyard is also used as an active ground for vibrant local festivals, one of which is the biggest festival of the Newar people, Indra Jatra. Besides the local festivals, the platform is used for other festivals and programs by the public. Nevertheless, it is one of the few places to spend some quality time while soaking in the ancient beauty, and bear in mind it is the best place for refreshment.
Boudhanath Stupa - Gateways to Heaven
One of the most influential and prominent Buddhist landmarks in Nepal is Boudhanath Stupa, also one of the largest stupas in the world. The giant Stupa is located around 11 km away from the central northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu. There are three prominent and most revered pilgrimages for Tibetan Buddhists one of which is Boudhanath Stupa. People believe visiting these landmarks grants wishes of their hearts. Besides being a great example of ancient architecture it stands as a tranquil place with deep spiritual meaning. Many visit to witness the peace, others visit to pay a visit and do their daily ritual, and others to awaken their spiritual eyes.
The is scented with the divine smell of traditional herbs and strong musky incense as burnt offerings by the devotees. People go around the massive stupa in a clockwise direction as a ritual called Kora spinning hundreds of prayer wheels. Boudhanath Stupa is a treat to all of your senses as you hear the hypnotic chanting and instruments for your ears, smell the herbs and aromatics for your nose, and the view itself for the eyes. People believe that it is the gateway to Heaven as it is a horizon between Heaven and Earth. The entire religious site has unique features rather than being vibrant. The colorful prayer flags with secret mantras carry deep messages and peace while dancing to the rhythm of the wind, it's a pleasure to the eyes and assurance to one's soul.
Kopan Monastery - tranquil retreat
Kopan Monastery is a traditional Tibetan monastery located near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. Kopan Monastery is Kathmandu’s famous spiritual place which people visit for weeks for a long retreat. Kopan Monastery is one of the most prominent Buddhist monasteries in Nepal. It is a perfect place for relaxing and rejuvenating activities for people around the world. Kopan monastery houses hundreds of young monks who devote their lives to following in the footsteps of the Buddha. This picture-perfect monastery is located on top of a hill making it an ideal viewpoint.
The architecture of the religious building is heavily influenced by Tibetan architecture with lots of intricate and vibrant designs portraying Buddhism in some forms. Once you are inside the monastery you get to see the beauty and never-ending peace that dwells there. It provides schooling, Monastic education, shelter, and a heaven for people who are in search of peace. This is one of few monasteries where you can stay for retreat and learn the doctrines of Buddhism under the supervision of monks.
Swayambhunath Temple - The monkey Temple
Locally known as Swayambhu is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in Kathmandu valley, west of Kathmandu city. This iconic place has different names according to its visitors and their unique experiences, in Tibetan it is called ‘’Sublime trees’’ for the wide range of vegetation found on the hill, others are ‘’self-existence’’ and the famous one the ‘’Monkey Temple’’ as it is the sanctuary of thousands of monkeys. Swayambhunath Temple is a perfect example of religious harmony as the beautiful landmarks are dedicated to both Hindus and Buddhists. The temple is from the Licchavi period with small details and interesting myths.
The dazzling white stupa with a golden pinnacle is dedicated to Buddha and other shrines are dedicated to the Hindu deity Saraswati (Goddess of learning). The atmosphere is warm and enchanting with hundreds of butter lamps and incense burning in loving memories of people's loved ones. As mentioned, it is on top of a hill making it the viewpoint of the entire Kathmandu valley and some snow-capped peaks such as Langtang, Ganesh, Gauri Shankar, and Manaslu. One has to climb hundreds of stairs to reach the top of the temple which can be challenging for the boy but totally worth it. The peaceful ambiance is perfect for refreshing activities such as Yoga and meditation followed by the panoramic view of the city and hills.
Bhaktapur Durbar Squares - The city of Devotees
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is of three major Dubars in Kathmandu valley and arguably the most adored one. It is called a historic open museum for people who are into history, art, and culture. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is not a singular monument but a cluster of jaw-dropping monuments, temples, and royal palaces. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of the few places that embody authentic Newari (Natives of Kathmandu Valley) art, architecture, and history. The photogenic royal courtyard portrays ancient beauty with beautiful art in the form of traditional sculptures of Hindu deities, wood carvings, metalwork, and Pagoda-style temples.
There are around 33 temples within the area of Bhaktapur Durbar Square that includes temples and architecture such as Rameshwor, Hanumante Bhairav, the National Art Museum, the Golden Gate, and the iconic 55-window palace. There are numerous things to see and experience while at the former Royal palace. Walking around the attraction takes you back to medieval times with a historical vibe. The perfectly preserved art will fascinate you with each essence.
Changunarayan Temple - Backbone of Religion
Changu Narayan temple is located at a high hilltop locally known as Changu or Dolagiri in Changu Narayan Municipality of Bhaktapur district. It is a two-story classic Pagoda-style temple dedicated to the Hindu deity Vishnu. The monument was built in the 4th century under the Lichhavi dynasty by the late king Mandev. This single temple holds a strong and prominent religious as well as historical importance to the country. The architecture of the temple never fails to grab the attention of its visitors as this is a piece of art.
Namo Buddha - Hommage of Buddha
Namo buddha is one of the most sacred Buddhist sites and people believe that visiting these sites grants the wishes of one's heart. Namo Buddha is an ancient and well-known Buddhist Monastery in Nepal situated at an elevation of 1750m making it an ideal viewpoint. The Monastery is surrounded by lush green vegetation and Tamang (Native people) settlement. As almost all religious sites have their myths and beliefs, Namo buddha has a special Buddhist legend of King Mahasattva offering his flesh to a hungry tigress at the very place making it the holy site for Buddhists. (mainly Tibetan Buddist)
Besides people's beliefs, this scenic place offers a wonderful view of the downhill terrain and the celestial skyline. As it is located at a higher elevation than most of the sites you can see the endless mountain chains along with the valley. It is located 40 Km away from the heart of Kathmandu city, the place is quiet and refreshing, and being surrounded by the hills people prefer to hike and get some fresh air while at the place. This place is blessed by its tranquil nature and you can take full advantage of it at the Monastery, learning about the teaching of Buddhas, and finding your peace.
Panauti - Ancient hamlet of Nepal
Panauti is an authentic Newari town with various Buddhist and Hindu monuments and one of the area’s most important medieval sites. Many say it is the most artistic town in Nepal after Kathmandu valley, which seems true after looking at the popular attractions. It has many eye-catching attractions such as Bansha Gopal, Krishna Temple, Panuti Museum, and Indreshwar Mahadev Temple - one of Nepal’s oldest and largest surviving wooden temples. Panuti is located 24 km from Kathmandu at a confluence of the Rosi and Punyamati rivers.
Panauti, a Newari town, provides visitors with a unique experience that no other ancient town can provide. As it is renowned for its outstanding craftsmanship and woodcarving skill which is evident in all traditional houses in Panauti around town. The rustic aesthetic will surround you as you walk and explore the place. The simplicity of this place will win one’s heart.
Nagarkot - The Viewpoint of Kathmandu valley
Nagarkot also known as the Paradise of Bhaktapur, is located 32 Km Northeast of Kathmandu, Nepal in the Bhaktapur district in Bagmati province. Nagarkot is best known for its sunrise and sunset view followed by Himalayan chains visible from the viewpoint. It is one of the few places where you can see Mt. Everest and other peaks of the Himalayan range of eastern Nepal. Nagarkot offers a panoramic view of the valley along with the hill and a fresh ambiance perfect for refreshments. Nagarkot is one of the best natural places near Kathmandu valley for a quick visit.
Nagarkot being the ultimate viewpoint, provides a stunning place to escape the hustle and bustle of the everyday world and relax in a truly breathtaking area. On the way to Nagarkot, you will see unique landscapes, crop fields, hills, and scattered traditional houses. Now, about the sunrise and sunset, it is one of the best things you can get at Nagarkot. On clear days you can see the mountains and slowly change their color from gray to bright orange. The villages under the thin layer of fog slowly reveal themselves as the ray of the sun gets stronger. The quiet and peaceful place promotes youthful activities such as yoga and meditation and thousands of people practice them while breathing the fresh air.
Pokhara - The city of lakes
Pokhara’s unobstructed beauty is the subject of inspiration for many years and thousands of travelers. The stunning city is a top destination for locals and travelers and is the most visited place after Kathmandu. Pokhara is the gateway Annapurna region as Pokhara lies in the foothills of great mountains. The pristine nature, a cluster of 9 beautiful lakes, surrounding lush greenery, and great ambiance make it the hidden gem of the Himalayas. It is the central hub for thrilling and adrenaline-rushing activities such as Bungee, Paragliding, Zip flyers, Hot air balloon, and many more.
Pokhara is the gateway to some of the tremendous month-long treks and short treks near Pokhara which can be completed in a few days. Pokhara is surrounded by celestial villages and savage mountains over 8000 m above sea level. These lofty peaks are visible from an altitude of just 800m without any obstruction making Pokhara a wonderland for mountain lovers. Pokhara not only has a natural beauty but other tranquil places such as sites where you can visit and relax enjoying the surrounding view. Places such as World Peace Pagoda is a perfect example where you can get the view and peace at once. It's a viewpoint that provides a birdseye view of the lake and Pokhara city along with the hills and a quiet place for refreshing and rejuvenating activities like meditation and hikes.
Talking about Pokhara, it is a mixture of everything; it has traditional villages filled with mystery and authentic cultures, notable routes to stunning viewpoints, close to nature, breathtaking activities that make you feel alive, and luxurious places just to relax and have the time of your life and experience. Places like the Dhampus and other traditional villages are great for a short exploration where you can see the mountains a little closer. Places far from concrete jungles allow one to see the place's simplicity. The closer you are to nature, the more you are even closer to yourself.
Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you in typical Nepali style at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening, we will meet at the hotel for a coffee talk and brief you on the details of your upcoming program.
Extra activity that you can participate in the Nepal Luxury Yoga retreat tour, let us know your preference in advance so you can schedule the program accordingly and book as needed.
Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu. (USD 400 PP)
Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu with Kala Patthar Landing. (USD 1100 PP)
At. 07:00 AM: Start your day with a relaxing and productive yoga section for an hour with your professional yoga instructor. Today you will start with an effortless yet meaningful session, breathing. Effective breathing provides you with a great sense of mental clarity and starts your day with great enthusiasm.
Have your refreshing morning meal and get ready for your cultural tour, spend your whole day in Kathmandu sightseeing. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur) and explore the ancient buildings that are perfectly preserved. As soon as you enter the square, you will see numerous street vendors selling hand-crafted items such as jewellery and other amazing things. Kathmandu durbar square is one of the most popular places to visit in Kathmandu as it is a cluster of incredible ancient buildings and monuments that includes temples and other intricate designs and architecture.
After visiting Kathmandu Durbar Square, pay a visit to the ancient Buddhist complex. Swayambhunath stupa is also known as the Monkey temple. These are three major Buddhist sites that have immense importance in Buddhist culture. From here, you get a birds-eye view of the entire Kathmandu city. It is a perfect place for meditation as the atmosphere is relaxed, peaceful, and refreshing, with phenomenal sights. You can meditate here for a while if you wish to.
Last but not least, visit Boudhanath stupa, where you will be welcomed by the divine smell of incense and the calm chanting of monks. Along with the beautiful sight, you will also feel the calming aura surrounding you. This day tour is a feast for your eyes and your soul. Boudhanath Stupa is decorated with colourful prayer flags that hold spiritual meaning and peace. Lastly, you will visit the Kopan Monastery and let your stress disappear. The beauty and simplicity of this place will take over all your worries and fill you with excitement regarding your new start and a journey of your own. (If you wish to stay at the monastery, you must inform us months before your visit.) Return to your respective hotel and have a filling dinner near your hotel.
Namo Buddha Exploration.
At. 07:00 AM: Wake up early and take out your yoga mat. Start your beautiful day by stretching your body, gradually doing yoga, and taking the instruction given by your yoga teacher. After you finish yoga, refresh and rest for a while, as it is part of the yoga session.
At. 10:00 AM: Get ready to drive towards the serene place surrounded by lush green nature. Have your breakfast in the hotel and get ready for another fantastic day of your tour. Today you'll be visiting the ancient and famous monastery. The peaceful atmosphere will take you away from the crowded city life. In Namo buddha, you will see numerous butter lamps in honor of Buddha. The monastery is surrounded by a serene environment and green hills, making it the perfect escape for meditative exercise.
You will go to the peaceful Dwarika Dhulikhel and relax while enjoying nature and an eco-friendly and comfortable ambiance. You will stay at a very comfortable and luxurious resort however if you want to experience the stay at the monastery, you can choose to stay at the monastery. (if you want to experience the stay at the monastery, you must inform us while booking the tour as you cannot stay in Monastery on short notice or without notice)
Hike to Panauti, Nagarkot Stay.
At. 09:00 AM: You will start the early morning hike to Panauti from Namo Budhha, which will take around 35 KM northeast of Kathmandu to explore this ancient city. Here you can find the oldest and most authentic Newari settlements. The rustic village seems stuck back in time. There is also a museum where you can visit and explore the century-old artifacts and tools used for daily life. Explore the surroundings and get along with the locals there chit chat with them.
Drive towards Nagarkot to view the majestic sunset and another claiming yoga session with your professional yoga instructor. You can walk up to the viewpoint and practice yoga while enjoying the beautiful sunset and remarkable landscape. After the experience, the rich culture moves towards Nagarkot for refreshing yoga secession, a luxurious stay, and breathtaking views.
At. 05:30 PM: (Yoga session) Take your yoga mats and put on your yoga pants for another light yoga session. Relax your mind, muscles, and soul. Start your yoga session by joining your hands together and saying Namaste! Breathe in, breathe out, and move on to another pose taught by your instructor. (Duration 1 hour) Yoga out in nature will relax your mind and help you focus on what you are doing. After yoga, simply enjoy the view and excellent service from the hotel. Make yourself feel at home and take advantage of luxurious comfort in a good environment.
Bhaktapur Sightseeing, Changu Narayan Visit.
At. 06:00 AM: Wake up early and take out your yoga mat while getting the best morning view. Start your beautiful day by stretching your body, gradually doing yoga, and taking the instruction given by your yoga teacher. Start yoga as the sun rises, breathe the fresh, crisp air, and continue your yoga. After you finish yoga, refresh and rest for a while, as it is part of the yoga session. After an hour after your yoga session, have your delicious breakfast and get ready to be amazed by the historic beauty and rustic ambience. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the site.
Today you will devote your precious time to observing the beauty of the ancient city and century-old history. Kathmandu has three prominent Durbar’s, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the most admired and visited. Walking in the stone-paved courtyards, you will get a royal vibe as formal Royal palaces and glorious landmarks surround you. You can see stone sculptures, wood carvings, and Pagoda-style architecture over hundreds of years old squares. Exciting myths and historical events are engraved on the pillars of eye-catching monuments. Take pictures to remember the moments and visit one of the oldest temples of Nepal Changu Narayan located 11 km from Bhaktapur it will take around 10 mins to drive before you exit Bhaktapur.
Have lunch near Durbar square. You can try authentic Nepali food or Newari cuisine, which is famous in Bhaktapur, with a lovely ambience. There are several cafes and restaurants with rooftop views where you can go and enjoy the food and a fine panoramic view of the entire Bhaktapur Durbar Square along with the surrounding hills. If you don’t want local cuisine, you can also get continental food at the fine restaurants after your lunch drive towards Nagarkot. Do try the signature dish of Bhaktapur JuJu Dhau (King Yogurt).
After that, you will move to the narrow alleys of Bhaktapur for some relaxing and therapeutic pottery activity. Pottery is one of the most relaxing activities; it relaxes the mind and helps to concentrate. Enjoy the moment and end your day with many new experiences and fun memories. Drive towards Kathmandu, where you will stay, and have dinner near your hotel with a classic ambiance.
Fly to Pokhara, Drive to Sarangkot.
At. 10:30 AM: Roll your Yoga mats, pack your bags, and hop in the car at the airport. (Flight duration 25 mins) After ending, your transportation will drop you at your respective hotel. If you drive towards your hotel, you see the giant mountains standing tall and intimidating. Your Hotel is located at a perfect place for relaxation, Yoga practice, resting your bags and getting refreshed, and enjoying the good hotel service with a great atmosphere. You can walk nearby the hotel and explore the area on your own. The beauty of Pokhara will not fail to amaze you. The best thing about this place is the sunset view you get from your hotel at Sarangkot. The magnificent sunset will inspire you to practice yoga while witnessing nature's beauty.
Have a conversation with your yoga teacher at Pokhara about your yoga session in the upcoming days and enjoy your day. You will get to see the mesmerizing peaks along with other natural beauty. In the daytime, you will see paragliders surfing the sky. The colorful sky somehow looks like confetti with vibrant colors. Enjoy the view and relax at the hotel once at your respective hotel/resort.
At. 05:30 PM: Today, you will do yoga in the evening as it is more relaxing and refreshing. You will start with light yoga and gain full control of your breathing. (Duration 1 hour) as you continue to do yoga, you will witness a stunning sunset from your hotel. Relax and enjoy the view at the same time.
Pokhara Sightseeing, Yoga at Peace Pagoda.
At. 07: 00 AM: Before breakfast, you will enjoy an hour-long yoga session at the fine premises of the hotel. You will start your yoga class with a sun salutation set of twelve yoga steps. (Duration 1 hour)
Today after you finish your yoga class, have breakfast at the hotel and get ready to be amazed by the city's beauty. There are numerous places that you can visit while at Pokhara for some quality time and relaxation. For example, World Peace Pagoda is perfect for yoga and meditation as the site is super quiet with a soul-pleasing view. It is also a spiritual spot that allows you to meditate and calm while enjoying the natural setting.
After you finish sightseeing, check-in at your hotel at the lakeside and rest your personal belongings in your room so you can explore more. In the evening, the city is lit with stunning neon lights and a cosy vibe. You can enjoy your evening while having some aromatic coffee or chilled beverage. You can do many things at the lakeside, such as boating, especially in the evening. The view and experience are unmatched by any other activities.
Optional Activities in Nepal (Price Subject to Change):
Hike to Dhamups from Phedi.
At. 08:30 AM: Today, you will hike up to the Dhampus in Pokhara's northern part. So have breakfast and put on your hiking shoes to explore the hidden gem of Pokhara. To reach the destination, one has to walk for an hour or two from Phedi, but before walking, you will drive towards the starting point of Phedi and till Phedi, you will go by jeep.
Walk through the dense jungle to reach your destination. On the way, you will see the native flora and fauna. Depending on the session you visit, you see seasonal vegetation such as wild orchids. After you reach your destination today, you will be welcomed by spectacular mountains, which are Mt. Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri, followed by lush green hills. Once at the lodge, get refreshed and have lunch while you soak in the beauty of the surroundings. Dhampus is a beautiful place where you can get a stunning view of mountains and greenery. It is prevalent as it lies on the way to many rewarding treks and hikes. The environment is peaceful and relaxing, ideal for calm activities like meditation.
At. 05:30 PM: Put your yoga mat on the ground, put on your yoga pants, and sit down. Meditate for a while and start moving your joints. Listen to your yoga instructor and follow as it is. Relax your mind, body, and soul by chanting mantras and listening to nature instead of your thoughts. (Duration half-one hour)
Hike to Kande, Drive to Pokhara.
At. 05:30 AM: Early in the morning, witness sunrise from the Dhampus early in the morning. The sun will rise through the hills and mountains. Multiple mountains can be seen in front of you from the Dhampus: Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri, and so on. You will do early morning yoga in front of glorious nature. Do the classic Sun Salutation yoga as you witness gorgeous sunrises above the clouds and mountains. (Yoga duration 30-40 mins)
At. 10:00 AM: After Yoga class, put on your hiking shoes and get ready to soak in nature a little more. Today you will hike down to the Australian camp by walking through Kande village until the bus stop. Start walking after you have your scrumptious breakfast at the lodge. You can reach Kande in around 2-3 hours on foot. Walking through the green forest is quite an experience to feel the energy while you take every step of your journey. Listen to the chirping of the birds and the high-pitched rattles of different insects. You might also come across a few native animals if you are lucky enough. You will experience the authentic village vibe while you walk down and witness the simple yet satisfying life of the locals. Domesticated animals grazing and people doing their daily work with smiles will melt your heart and teach you the value of a minimalist lifestyle.
After you complete the hiking, your transportation will drop you at your luxurious hotel at the lakeside Pokhara. You can enjoy your leisurely evening as you wish. You can go boating in the Phewa lake or treat yourself to a good spa massage to relax from all the walking and long tours. Enjoy Pokhara's nightlife, have dinner at the lakeside, and end your day resting at the luxurious hotel in Pokhara.
Fly to Kathmandu, Leisure Day, Shopping.
At. 07:00 AM: Take out your Yoga mats and prepare for another reviving yoga session. You will do yoga while the sun slowly rises and grant you an awesome sunrise view and fresh morning breeze. Talk with your yoga teacher for the last time as you will return to Kathmandu and continue your journey.
Before you depart from the hotel, Today you will return to Kathmandu, but first, you will do some yoga before you catch your flight in a calm environment. After some time after yoga, have breakfast and pack your bags for your flight back to Kathmandu. (flight duration is 25 mins) Say goodbye to the city of adventures, Pokhara. Drive towards Pokhara airport and finish all the necessary paperwork before takeoff. One of our friendly office representatives will pick you up from the airport and drop you off at the hotel in Kathmandu. You will have your day leisurely, and you can spend authentic shopping for items such as singing bowls and luxurious goods for souvenirs and treat yourself to a relaxing spa in Thamel. Enjoy the evening at Thamel as you wish, and in the evening, join us for a traditional Nepali Dinner (Thakali Cuisine) with a live performance of folk songs as your farewell. (If you want to visit other places, we can arrange it for you with an extra add ons)
Mount Everest Flight, Departure.
At. 05:30 AM: Get up early for your Everest Mountain flight at 7 AM. Your transportation will pick you up from the hotel and drop you off at the airport. The 1-hour mountain flight allows you to catch a glimpse of more than 15 dazzling snow peaks. You will see the summit of lofty mountains over 8000 m above sea level. It is a unique experience to get into the land of Mountains. You will get an aerial view of the highest peaks to the east of Nepal, starting from the Langtang Lirung peak, which is the closest to Kathmandu, and Moving towards the tallest, Mt. Everest. (If you want to upgrade your flight to a Helicopter landing in Kala Pathar, we can arrange it for you, which will add an extra charge)
After you reach Kathmandu, collect your bags and head to the international terminal to catch your connecting flight. You will get to the airport 3 hours before your flight time. Carry loads of souvenirs, memories, lifetime experiences, and positivity back home, and Have a safe home return!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is yoga hard to learn?
You don't need to have a certain fitness or flexibility level to try yoga. You can take part in and practice simple and easy yoga sessions. Hatha Yoga is one of the classic types of yoga that focuses on breathing techniques and is not super hard. However, there are few yoga steps on posters that are physically demanding, and with continuous practice and a calm mind, anyone can do it. And No, yoga is not hard to learn as it has no age limits, and there is something for everyone with different body types and physical abilities.
Where will we do Yoga?
There are different kinds of yoga, and they require separate places. For example, Hatha yoga is a classic type that doesn't require any other place or equipment. You can do that anywhere and anytime. New forms of yoga these days, called Aerial yoga, require a proper yoga studio and a modified place. So it depends on what kind of yoga you prefer and will do. Other than that, on this tour, you will do yoga in a very tranquil area, either inside soundproof halls at the hotels or outdoors in a peaceful place where you won't be disturbed.
What are the advantages of Yoga?
There are many advantages to doing yoga. It helps with stress management, improves mental health, and helps with your physical body. All the stretching you do in yoga class makes your body more flexible and strengthens your muscles. It also enables you to avoid some diseases, as some professional yogis admit. Yoga is not only about getting a healthy body but also a healthy mindset. Yoga helps to gain the oneness of your mind, body, and soul. It helps you grow not only as a person but also helps you grow spiritually, as some professionals admit. People believe that doing Yoga also helps them become spiritually and mentally strong.
What are the basic rules of Yoga?
The basic rule of Yoga is to focus on your breathing and relax. You don't need to be flexible or even warm up before your yoga session. The purpose of yoga is to relax, not to make it complicated, so the basic rule of yoga is to control your breath and let it go with the flow.
Are there different kinds of Yoga formats daily throughout the trip?
Yes, there are many forms and branches of yoga that you can choose according to your needs and ability. This tour includes different activities such as simple city tours, hiking to the villages, and beautiful base camps. A city tour doesn't put pressure on your body as hiking does, so you will practice yoga according to a given condition. To a given condition Also, you will do yoga either in the morning or evening according to your itinerary to avoid excessive stress on your body.
Which time is best to do Yoga?
There is no fixed time to do yoga and one can do yoga as per their schedule and will. However, doing yoga early in the morning or in the evening is preferred by the yoga instructor as you are more energetic and it will help you make your day better or relax after having a stressful day. Also doing yoga before you have your meal is suggested as some yoga poses can trigger your guts and cause you to puke so to avoid that it is better if you do it 30 mins after your meal or on an empty stomach.
Are there different kinds of Yoga formats daily throughout the trip?
Yes, there are many forms and branches of yoga that you can choose according to your needs and ability. This tour includes different activities such as simple city tours, hiking to the villages, and beautiful base camps. A city tour doesn't put pressure on your body as hiking does so to a given condition you will practice yoga accordingly. Also, you will do yoga either in the morning or evening according to your itinerary to avoid excessive stress on your body.
What kind of luxury do we get during Nepal luxury Yoga Retreat Tour?
During your 11 days Yoga tour in Nepal you will get various kinds of luxury, one of the most important being the rich experience of traveling. You will stay at 5-star hotels/resorts with luxurious comfort and excellent service. All of your sightseeing will be private based with a comfortable vehicle. Last but not least you will have your Yoga instructor in Kathmandu and Pokhara for your daily Yoga session.
All required airport transfers on arrival and departure.
Domestic flight transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Everest Mountain flight experience from Kathmandu.
Private vehicle with A/C for all mentioned sightseeing and transfers.
All (9 nights) hotel accommodations at the mentioned luxurious hotels/resorts and resorts at the respective places.
One night accommodation at a comfortable eco-lodge in Dhampus during the overnight hike. (as mentioned)
Daily breakfast at the hotel from the next day of your arrival.
An English-speaking professional and government-licensed tour guide during your whole trip.
A certified yoga instructor from the second day of your trip.
All mentioned sightseeing entrance fees.
One traditional Nepali cultural dinner on your farewell.
One local SIM card (returnable, if required) during your stay.
Driver’s allowance, salary, fuel cost, and toll taxes.
Guide’s allowance, and salary during the hike.
All government and local taxes.
International flight tickets.
Nepal visa fee. (USD 30 for 15 days Nepal visa can get on arrival)
Lunch and dinner are excluded.
Spa and other personal facilities.
Tips to the driver and guide. (not required but recommended)
Services that aren’t mentioned above.
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