- Experience Positive transformation through Yoga
- Relaxing vacation suitable for all age groups.
- Practice Yoga in the beautiful surroundings and find inner peace.
- Take back a rewarding experience and memory.
- Explore the ancient beauty of two major cities of Nepal.
- Visit celestial villages and short hikes for meditation.
- Unique and one-of-a-kind yoga tour for a relaxing and enjoyable vacation.
- A rewarding tour for mind, body, and soul.
A yoga trip ideally involves traveling to places that are surrounded by nature's beauty. Relax your mind, body, and soul by practicing yoga and meditation in the shadows of towering mountains and lush green forests. Connect closely with nature and feel an intimate sense of relaxation, well-being, and joy with the help of this Nepal yoga retreat tour. Exploring self along with nature and the beauty of this country is part of the yoga trip. This Nepal Yoga retreat tour is specially designed to provide an excellent experience in the country of mountains and peace.
Besides understanding yoga and meditation practices, Yoga tours are so much more about forming a good connection, indulging in spiritual resolution, and invigorating learning. Going on a yoga tour is like entering a different community where you get an opportunity to get along with people from across the world sharing the same interests and passion for yoga. It's a wonderful opportunity to connect with people from different cultures and backgrounds while relaxing and learning about essential things about life and health. Doing yoga in Nepal is the best opportunity to learn about yoga in depth while going on a journey to discover your potential and find inner peace.
Going on a yoga tour is worthwhile to invest your time and money in. it pushes you out of your comfort zone in a new and beautiful location. You will spend some time exploring yourself and people who are yet similar to you, each trying to take a break from daily life. This tour package is a perfect vacation that you need once in a while to get refreshed from everyday life and the same boring routes. This trip not only teaches you about Yoga and refreshment but also takes you to the most beautiful and ancient cities here in Nepal. You will visit ancient monuments dwelling with history and beauty.
As mentioned you will visit attractive and aesthetic places and go on short hikes to peaceful and celestial villages to meditate and exercise yoga. Short hikes, sightseeing, and calm yoga sessions are part of the Nepal Yoga retreat tour. You get the best of everything, explore the major cities of Nepal, and have refreshing yet soul-satisfying activities in charming locations. Although this tour is about yoga you get free time to do as much or as little as you feel like. During this tour, you will encounter a new concept of hospitality and culture according to the place you are in. The experience and knowledge you gain from this tour will encourage you to continue a healthy and light-hearted lifestyle for a lifetime. (if you want to).
There are several places where you can visit to see the mountains and the lush flora and fauna that nature has to offer. Kathmandu is full of Tempel and historical places whereas Pokhara is crowded with beautiful hamlets, breathtaking sites, and thrilling adventures in which you can participate. Explore Kathmandu valley on a full day of sightseeing that includes prominent sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunath, and many more mesmerizing sites. These places hold both cultural and divine significance to people. Similarly, while at Pokhara enjoy short hikes toward admired villages and base camp and appreciate the unspoiled beauty of pristine nature.
What kind of yoga has been combined in this trip?
There are many versions of Yoga in this modern day according to schedule, physical ability, and emotional state as some professionals say. There is always something for everyone meaning beginners, moderately learned, and professional yogis. It's been practiced for hundreds of years by people around the world mainly in India and Nepal. The idea of ancient yoga is very vast and can not be diluted with 60 mins of contortion, colorful yoga pants, and an acai bowl. Some of the classic and ancient yoga asanas (The physical posture)whereas examples of modern yoga are as followed:
Raja Yoga meaning ‘king’ is considered the best or highest form of yoga. It is closely related to Patanjali’s eight limbs of Yoga. Raja Yoga is known as classic Yoga and not much is modified in this ancient yoga form. This yoga stresses the concept of self-discipline and is more complicated than other forms and types of yoga. It aims to control the mind and futile thoughts through meditation.
Jnana Yoga is the yoga of knowing and knowledge of realizing the truth of oneself. This yoga intends to help people understand the depth of mind, body, and soul. It also includes studying philosophy and yogi texts. It was first mentioned in 400 BC and is about finding the path toward spiritual enlightenment.
In Tantra Yoga, the root of the tantra is ‘’tan’’ meaning to expand. It explores all aspects, sensations, and vibes that flow through the body. It's believed to be the less extreme physical form of yoga. It also includes scores of rituals as well.
Hatha Yoga typically involves set physical postures (Yoga postures) and breathing techniques. This active practice that aims to achieve harmony and balance in mind, body and spirit is known as Hatha Yoga.
Bhakti Yoga translates to devotion. This is based upon heart, love, and devotion towards a chosen deity and dedicating all action towards a god is an inborn nature or part of Bhakti Yoga. There are branches and activities that this song particularly includes and some of which are ’’Kirtana’’ which means singing a devotional song, ’’Samarana’’ meaning remembering the divine energy through meditation, and so on.
Karma Yoga is the yoga of ‘’Action’’ also known as the religion of love. Karma yoga is based on selfless service and acting without expecting any benefit. Awareness of each thought, word, and deed and mindfulness are important elements of Karma Yoga. it allows the professional to truly experience that moment in action.
Modern Yoga is modified according to the requirements of people these days and Aerial Yoga is a good example of modern yoga. It is a hybrid type of yoga developed by Michelle Dortignac by combining traditional/ classic yoga, poses, pilates, and dance while including a steady hammock. It is also called anti-gravity yoga as you defy the laws of gravitation force by lifting your body above ground with the help of a hammock. Normally you just require a yoga mat for practicing yoga however, for this yoga session you need a proper yoga studio with a properly secured hammock.
Nepal Yoga Retreat Tour Attractions
Nepal yoga retreat tour is of 10 days and you will visit numerous beautiful places full of natural and spiritually rich places. You will spend your vacation in major cities of Nepal and rustic traditional villages in Pokhara. You will experience the deep-rooted culture perfectly preserved by the people here in Nepal. You will also visit fascinating viewpoints that provide one-of-a-kind sunrise and sunset views. Witness the calm sensation in the middle of a lively city area. You will visit century-old monuments that are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhnath Stupa, and many more.
Similarly, you will visit Pokhara also known as the city of adventure. Here you will explore the beauty of the city along with the peaceful village near the busy city area. The main thing to see and experience here is the view of the natural beauty that are mountains and the natural beauty. While at Pokhara, you will visit Peace pagoda, the Australian Base Camp, Kande village, and so on.
Historical Monuments inside Kathmandu:
Kathmandu is packed with ancient monuments and places that attract people from around the world. Inside Kathmandu valley, there are antique places and monuments which are standing gracefully and granting glorious views to their visitors. Most of the historic monuments are formal places and building complexes. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Boudhnath Stupa are some examples of the prominent monuments that you will visit during your Nepal yoga retreat tour.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the most popular historical places present here in Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu Durbar Square is not a single building but a group of several ancient temples and stunning remains of something magnificent. One special thing About this place is that the living goddess Kumari still resides inside the traditional Kumari Chenn (Kumari house). Many important sites have witnessed the most historical events such as the coronation of the kings back in the day.
Boudhanath Stupa is one of the most visited Buddhist monasteries in Kathmandu valley by both the locals and the tourists who visit Nepal. It is located 11 km northeast of the center of Kathmandu and is a popular spot to spend some quality time. As this place holds spiritual importance hundreds of religious people visit this place to complete a ritual called Kora. Going around the sphere while chanting the mantra is a peaceful activity that you can do while at Boudhanath Stupa.
Swayambhunath also known as the Monkey temple and is a popular destination in Kathmandu for a panoramic view. The place is located on top of a hill in Kathmandu valley with a beautiful view and relaxing vibe. You can carry a mat and start meditating there as the place is surrounded by trees and you get the fresh air with a spectacular view of the entire city. Every morning people visit this spiritual place to light butter lamps in reminiscing about their loved ones.
Nagarkot is best known for its panoramic view along with coral sunrise/sunset and marvelous valley view. Nagarkot is best known for its sunrise but also its glorious mountain view. Some of the noticeable mountain peaks that you can see from this viewpoint are Manasalu Range, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal Range, and others. Nagarkot is located 32 Km northeast of Kathmandu on the northern fringe of the Kathmandu valley. It is surrounded by unique and mind-blowing landscapes giving you a splendid sunrise and sunset view.
Namo Buddha locally known as Thrangu Tashi Yangtse is a Buddhist monastery located near Dhulikhel. Namo Buddha is a historical place where a Buddhist legend King Mahasattva offered his flesh to hungry tigers and showed kindness making Namo Buddha a holy site. Namo Buddha is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal and is one of the three main stupas in Kathmandu valley. You get a fabulous drop back of a photogenic Tibetan-style building on the side of the hill. It is surrounded by greenery making it a perfect place for some quiet time and activities such as meditation and yoga as well.
Panauti is an old Newari village, located 32 km southeast of Kathmandu. It has some of the most fascinating architecture and is set at the confluence of two prominent rivers. The village also boasts one of the two known pre-17 centuries structures of Mahadev Temple. Panauti is mostly known for its ancient traditional houses and century-old monuments. There is a Newari museum located in Panauti valley, where many antique Newari tools are displayed for visitors. It used to be a major salt trading hub and trade route between India and Tibet in ancient times.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square locally known as Khowpa used to be the residence of the Malla kings. It consists of many Hindu temples and palace complexes now cultural museums. It is located in Bhaktapur hence the provided name Bhaktapur Durbar Square. This cultural city never fails to amaze the visitor with its rustic beauty engraved deep inside the city. There are several ancient monuments still standing tall and strong since the 14 century. Bhaktapur is not just known for its beautiful century-old tradition and festivals, one of which is the most iconic festival called Gai Jatra.
Pokhara Nearby Attractions
Pokhara city itself is an attraction and there are things to explore, witness, and do. Pokhara has many names given by its visitors such as a gateway to breathtaking treks, a city of lakes, and many more. Pokhara is full of places that you can visit and explore according to your schedule and will. It's a perfect place to have quality time with your friends, family, and better half. This beautiful city holds the key to some of the most amazing short hikes, weeks-long rewarding treks such as the Annapurna base camp trek, and many more.
World Peace Pagoda which translates to Shanti Stupa is located on top of Ananda hill giving you a spectacular view of Phewa lake and the entire Pokhara city. Besides being a great viewpoint it has spiritual importance. Many people visit the peace pagoda for spiritual purposes. The area is extremely peaceful and one can not only experience inner tranquility but also get a great view. The tranquil surrounding encourages you to do quite an activity that includes meditation and even yoga. The quiet atmosphere will take all your stress away for a while.
Australian base camp is set on a beautiful hilltop offering a striking mountain view over the valley and a majestic view of the Annapurna mountain range. The place is located in the northwest of Pokhara city. After an hour-long drive from Pokhara, you start hiking from a hiking spot called Kande. On a clear day, you can see an unobstructed view of the Himalayan mountains of the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, Manasalu range, and also lush green hills.
Kande Village is an unexpected hidden jewel in Pokhara. Pokhara consists of many popular and commercialized traditional villages such as Ghandruk and Dhampus and Kande is one of them. This small roadside village is the initiation point to some of the popular and short treks such as the Mardi Himal trek and short day hikes such as the Dhampus day hike.
What to expect from the Nepal Yoga retreat tour?
The Nepal yoga retreat tour is not just a regular trip but is very different and full of adventure and relaxing events. This tour combines several events of traveling and having fun such as sightseeing around Kathmandu, Pokhara to UNESCO world heritage sites such as Kathmandu durbar square, Swamyanbhunata, Boudhanath stupa, Panauti, Bhaktapur durbar square inside Kathmandu valley. And boost your adrenaline by hiking to some of the celestial places like the Australian Base camp while at Pokhara. In this modern life everybody has some percent of hectic life and to get refreshed and relaxed this tour is ideal.
While in Kathmandu valley.
On the first day after you finish your airport paperwork, you will get picked up on a private base where one of our office representatives greets you by saying ‘’Namaste”. And transfer you to your respective hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening you will meet one of our office representatives and your yoga teacher and brief you on the trip itinerary in detail while you have aromatic coffee. On the second day, start your day with a refreshing session of light yoga class either breathing or stretching and go to Kathmandu sightseeing and spend your day exploring and admiring the beauty of the ancient city. You will visit some of the prominent heritage sites i.e Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, and Boudhnath Stupa. End your day with delicious comfort food of Nepal Dal, Bhat, and Tarkari meaning Thakali Cuisine.
On the 3rd day of your Nepal Yoga retreat tour, you will start your day with a light yoga session. You can ask questions related to yoga to your yoga teacher and learn about it in depth. Chanting mantras, and meditation help you relax your busy mind. Today you will drive to Namo Buddha, this spiritually and naturally rich place will amaze you with its history and pristine natural beauty. Stay at a hotel or eco-friendly resort near Namo Buddha according to your choice and view the sunset while you relax. On the 4th day, you will do something different and interesting. You will hike down to Panauti from Namo Buddha which will take around 2 hours on foot. Yoga hikes are a popular and relaxing way to spend your time in nature to get refreshed and enjoy your vacation. Panauti is an ancient Newari settlement of historical buildings and a museum where you can see century-old tools and objects used by the locals of Panauti.
Nagarkot and Bhaktapur
After you hike to Panauti explore the area and drive to Nagarkot for an overnight stay. Nagarkot is best known for the magnificent sunrise and sunset view that you get from its viewpoint. One thing to witness while at Nagarkot is the spectacular sun slowly going underneath a thick blanket of clouds that is sunset. Today you will do yoga outdoors breathing fresh air and seeing nature at its best in the evening. You will practice Yoga Nidra to relax your body from all the walking during your hike to Panauti. Along with Yoga Nidra, you will do some stretching as well. After your yoga session is finished check-in at the hotel and get a heartful dinner and rest well for the upcoming day.
On the next day, you will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square and explore the beauty of ancient Khwopa. The main attraction of this place is the ancient monuments that are standing tall and imposing giving youtube the most beautiful rustic atmosphere. Try the famous and delicious Juju Dhau (King Yogurt) which is a signature food item of this place. The best thing to experience at this place is to witness the people embrace the beauty of century-old culture and roots. This ends your time in Kathmandu. On the next day, you will fly to Pokhara and explore the city of lakes while you go on a journey to find yourself and experience spiritual healing and inner peace while you enjoy and relax.
Yoga in Pokhara.
On the 6th day, you will fly to Pokhara by a domestic airline after your yoga session and morning meal. The flight duration is just 25 mins, you will get your transportation right in front of Pokhara airport which will drop you at your respective hotel/ resort. Check in at the hotel and get refreshed by doing some meditation or chanting at the hotel premises. Watch the amazing sunset from your hotel as it is located near the viewpoint. On the next day go out to explore the gateway of splendid trekking - Pokhara. Visit the famous world Peace pagoda located on Ananda hill. This place not only provided you with a beautiful and panoramic view of Phewa lake but also a dramatic view of the entire city. You can enjoy the view and be lost in the silence of the peace. You can also mediate this place and encourage youtube to practice peaceful activities. Walk around and prepare yourself for a short hike toward the Australian base camp for the upcoming day.
On the 8th day have a delicious breakfast and stretch your legs for a rewarding hike towards the Australian Base Camp. Drive towards the hiking point and start walking to today's destination. Even if you are walking you can practice one of the easiest yoga of breathing. ‘’Breath in’’ and ‘’Breathe out’’. Just after 2 hours of waking you will reach your resting place. From here you get the majestic mountains to view along with a tranquil ambience. You can read your Favorite book, meditate or simply relax and enjoy nature. In the evening take out your yoga mats and practice yoga out in nature with the help of your yoga instructor. Spend your evening chatting with your friend and family about your journey and live in the moment. On the next day, wake up to see the most beautiful view of your life. Find yourself surrounded by imposing snow-capped mountains and eye-pleasing greenery. Before you have your breakfast do some yoga as it is suggested to do on an empty stomach.
After you finish your half-hour yoga class, wait, relax and have a warm breakfast. Have some snaps with celestial drop back. Pack your bags and put on your shoes to hike down to Kande village, yet another mind-blowing place in Pokhara. Hike down to Kande (walking duration 2 hours) stop by the village and get a taste of local food. you will get to see the minimalist lives of the local people. Animals grazing out in the sun, children walking up to the schools, and adults doing their daily chores are things you will see. You will experience very unique and rare things that you can rarely find in city life. The satisfaction you get just by seeing people happy is unmatched by anything. Your transportation will transfer you to your hotel in Pokhara from Kande. Once at Pokhara you can treat yourself by getting a soothing spa treatment. There are lots of things to do in Pokhara that will make you feel alive such as Ultralight flights. Spend your evening at the lakeside and enjoy the moment with your favorite food and chilled beverage of your choice.
On the last day of your Nepal Yoga retreat tour, start your day with a calming yoga class and rest while soaking in the divine vibe. Have your breakfast and say the last goodbye to this wonderful place. Fly back to Kathmandu (Duration 25 mins) after you land and finish with baggage collection and other necessary paperwork moves on to the international terminal and wait for your upcoming international flight. You will be there 3 hours before your actual flight time to complete the airport formality.
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 Nepal Yoga retreat tour, let us know your preference in advance so you can schedule the program accordingly and book as needed.
Everest Mountain Flight (It is a 1-hour flight (scheduled at 6:30 AM) with a breathtaking view of the mountain range.) (USD 220 PP)
Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu. (USD 300 PP)
Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu with Kala Patthar Landing. (USD 1100 PP)
Relaxation at the Ancient City - Kathmandu
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 a very simple yet important session which is 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 full 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 jewelry 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. There are numerous amazing places around Kathmandu Durbar square where you can visit and taste delicious foods like Mo: Mo’s and other popular street foods.
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 cool, 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 not only a feast for your eyes but also your soul. Boudhanath Stupa is decorated with colorful prayer flags that hold spiritual meaning and peace.
Monastery stay in Namo Buddha
At. 07:00 AM: Wake up early in the morning and take out your yoga mat. Start your beautiful day by stretching your body and gradually doing yoga and taking the exact instruction given by your yoga teacher. After you finish yoga, get refreshed 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 amazing 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 some meditative exercise.
You will go to the peaceful hotel and relax there while enjoying nature and an eco-friendly ambience. Or you can choose to stay at the monastery.
Hike down to Panauti, Drive to Nagarkot
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 a museum as well that 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 session of yoga with your professional yoga instructor. You can walk up to the viewpoint and practice yoga while enjoying the beautiful sunset view and the remarkable landscape.
At. 05:30 PM: (Yoga session) Take out your yoga mats and put on your yoga pants for yet another light yoga session. Relax your mind, muscles, and soul. Start your yoga session by joining your hands together and saying Namaste! Breathe in and breathe out and move on to another pose taught by your instructor. (Duration 1 hour)
Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square
At. 07:00 AM: Have refreshing herbal tea to wake your guts and control your breathing. Start your yoga class by stretching and moving your body to relax and mind continue your yoga. (Duration 1 hour)
Drive towards Bhaktapur Durbar Square known as Khwopa and explore the ancient city of Newars and admire the beauty of historical buildings. Similar to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square has several ancient monuments standing tall with enthralling history and immaculate beauty. Each one of the buildings is one of a kind with intricate design and beauty. Take some snaps while at the historical place and move on to taste some delicious Juju Dhau (King Yogurt). You can also visit the local pottery shop and try doing some pottery as it is highly relaxing and calming. Collect local items and souvenirs that remind you of your trip to Nepal.
The colorful streets full of various artifacts and handmade items will grab your attention. After devoting your full day to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, make your way back to your hotel in Kathmandu and relax.
Fly to Pokhara, Raniban Retreat
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 get to see the giant mountains standing tall and intimidating. Your Hotel is located at a perfect place for some relaxation Yoga practice, resting your bags and getting refreshed, and enjoying the fine hotel service with a great atmosphere. You can go for a 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 that you get from your hotel. The magnificent sunset will inspire you to practice yoga while you witness the beauty of nature.
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 stunning sunset from your hotel. Relax and enjoy the view at the same time.
Optional Activities in Nepal (Price Subject to Change):
Pokhara Sightseeing, World Peace Pagoda
At. 07: 00 AM: Before you have your 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 which is a set of twelve yoga steps. (Duration 1 hour)
Today after you finish your yoga class, have your breakfast at the hotel and get ready to be amazed by the beauty of the city. There are numerous places that you can visit while at Pokhara for some quality time and relaxation. For example, World Peace Pagoda is a perfect place for yoga and meditation as the site is super quiet with a soul pleasing view. It is also a spiritual spot offering you a space to do a bit of meditation and calm yourself while enjoying the natural setting.
After you finish your sightseeing check in at your hotel at the lakeside and rest your personal belongings in your room so you can go out to explore more. In the evening the city is lit up with stunning neon lights with a cozy vibe. You can enjoy your evening while having some aromatic coffee or chilled beverage. There are many options that you can do while at the lakeside such as boating in the Phewa lake and especially in the evening time. The view and experience are unmatched by any other activities.
Hike to Australian Camp
At. 08:30 AM: Today you will hike up to the Australian Base camp that is located in the northwest part of Pokhara. So have your 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 but before you start walking you will drive towards the starting point of the Australian base camp hiking point.
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 get to see seasonal vegetation such as wild orchids. After you reach your today destination you will be welcomed by spectacular mountains which are Mt Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, and Manasalu range followed by lush green hills. Once at the lodge, get refreshed and have lunch while you soak in the beauty of the surroundings. Australia camp is a beautiful place where you can get a stunning view that includes mountains and greenery. It is very popular as it lies on the way to many rewarding treks and hikes. The environment is peaceful and relaxing which is ideal for calm activities like meditation.
At. 05:30 PM: Take out your yoga mat and lay it 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 down to Phedi, Drive to Pokhara
At. 05:00 AM: Early in the morning witness sunrise from Australian camp. The sun will rise through the hills and mountains. Multiple mountains can be seen in front of you from the Australian camp, which are Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna South, Hiu Chuli and so on.
At. 07:30 AM: You will do early morning yoga in front of glorious nature. Do the classic yoga that is Sun Salutation as you witness gorgeous sunrises above the clouds and mountains. (Yoga duration 30-40 mins)
At. 10:00 AM: After you finish your class put on your hiking shoes and get ready to soak in nature a little more. Today you will hike down to Phedi by walking through Dhampus village until Phedi. Start walking after you have your appetizing breakfast at the lodge. You can reach Phedi in around 4 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 of the native animals if lucky enough. You will experience the true 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 on their faces will melt your heart and teach you about the value of a minimalist lifestyle.
After you complete the hiking your transportation will drop you in your 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 fine spa massage to relax from all the walking and long tours.
Fly back to Kathmandu, Departure
At. 08:30 AM: Say goodbye to the city of adventures Pokhara. Drive towards Pokhara airport and finish all the necessary paperwork before takeoff. Before you depart from the hotel, today you will return to Kathmandu but first you will do some yoga before you catch your flight. Have breakfast and pack your bags for your flight back to Kathmandu. (flight duration is 25 mins)
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, and lifetime experiences back home, and Have a safe home return!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where will you do yoga?
There are different kinds of yoga and they require separate places. For example, Hatha yoga is a classic type of yoga, and it doesn't require any different place or equipment. You can do that anywhere and anytime. whereas 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 peaceful area either inside soundproof halls at the hotels or outdoors in a peaceful area where you won't be disturbed.
Is yoga hard to learn?
You don't need to have a certain level of fitness or flexibility to try yoga. There are simple and easy yoga sessions that you can take part in and practice. 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.
What are the advantages of yoga?
There are many advantages to doing yoga. It helps with stress management, improves mental health, also helps with your physical body as well with all the stretching you do in yoga class makes your body more flexible and strengthens your muscles. It also helps you 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.
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.
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.
What is the material needed for a yoga class?
The only essential equipment you need for yoga is just a yoga mat. Since it's crucial to have good material, a 6mm yoga mat is ideal as some professional yogis suggest. And to make your yoga sessions more comfortable it's better if you have a pair of stretchable yoga pants so that you can move without worrying about your clothes.
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.
Kathmandu airport transfer on arrival and departure.
Domestic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Private vehicle with A/C for all mentioned sightseeing and transfers.
All (9 nights) hotel accommodations at the mentioned hotels and resorts at respective places.
Daily breakfast at the hotel from the next day of your arrival.
English speaking professional and government-licensed tour guide during your sightseeing visit to the mentioned sites.
A certified yoga instructor from the second day of your trip.
All mentioned sightseeing entrance fees.
One local SIM card (returnable, if required) during your stay.
All government and local taxes.
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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