Vibrant colored banners often found strung along mountain ranges and high peaks in the Himalayas serve as prayer flags. A place of religion and spirituality, Nagarjun is home to a number of temples and shrines.


This 10-day retreat will introduce you to different yogic practices, spiritual healing, therapies and chanting. Feel re-charged as you flow through the different asana poses and deepen your breath work with these yoga masters. 


This yoga retreat is an opportunity for you to relax and rest with spiritual presence and awareness. The natural beauty of the gardens, beautiful views of the hills, the rich biodiversity of the forest and other scenery provide the perfect atmosphere for exploring one’s spiritual energy. 


The center provides the essence of yoga, meditation, retreat and spiritual healing, and as you go through the retreat, you will experience improved health and well-being. 


During the retreat, you could also volunteer to work in or outside of Kathmandu.


The cost of this retreat includes your accommodation, delicious vegetarian meals and rejuvenating yoga sessions. Airport transfers, extra meals, laundry and extra therapies are available for an additional cost.

Styles

  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Restorative Yoga

Food

  • Raw Food
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
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Location

Kathmandu, Nepal

With pilgrims and spiritual strolls around centuries-old stupas and monasteries and the constant backdrop of pristine mountains, Nagarjun, Kathmandu is a village in Baitadi District in the Mahakali Zone of Far-Western Nepal. Visiting this historic city is like stepping into another world of breath-taking Newari architecture, religious sites and tourist attractions. Nagarjun is a place where ancient traditions rub shoulders with the latest technology. The grandeur of the past enchants the visitor whose gaze may linger on an exquisitely carved wooden window frame, an 18th century bronze sculpture or a spiritually uplifting stupa.


Retaining its ancient traditions, Nagarjun Kathmandu is blessed by Living Goddess Kumari and is enriched by endless ceremonial processions and events that take to the streets every now and then with throngs of devotees seeking joy in spiritual celebrations. These religious festivals are steeped in legends and are quite a spectacle with chariot processions and masked dancers often possessed by the spirits of deities. Nagarjun, Kathmandu is a result of diverse culture and lifestyle, a long history of faith and beliefs, and of arts and architecture. Therefore, more than just a village, it is a living museum, it is an opportunity to travel back in time and to relive in the history.


The nearest airport, Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, is the largest and only international airport in Nepal, located 5.5km east of the popular tourist neighborhood of Thamel. Commercial domestic flights are available to/from Bhadrapur, Bhairawa, Bharatpur, Biratnagar, Dhangarhi, Janakpur, Nepalganj, Pokhara, Simara, and Tumling Tar. Domestic flights take about an hour. The primary domestic airlines are Air Viva, Yeti, Nepal Airlines, and Buddha Air.

Food

With your health and wellbeing in mind, the retreat provides organic, vegetarian, vegan and raw food diet during the retreats using locally grown fresh produce. Explore the rich heritage of Nepal through the stunning cuisine and try authentic Nepali meals such as dal bhat, a traditional meal with steamed rice and a cooked lentil soup, and momo, a special dumpling. Meals are served in huge portions to ensure that you are energized and nourished after fun-filled and rejuvenating yoga sessions. Discover a world of flavours in the unique blend of seasonings and spices, influenced by cultures from all over the world and get to know more about their culture as you share your meals with your yoga gurus al fresco style.

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Vibrant colored banners often found strung along mountain ranges and high peaks in the Himalayas serve as prayer flags. A place of religion and spirituality, Nagarjun is home to a number of temples and shrines.


This 10-day retreat will introduce you to different yogic practices, spiritual healing, therapies and chanting. Feel re-charged as you flow through the different asana poses and deepen your breath work with these yoga masters. 


This yoga retreat is an opportunity for you to relax and rest with spiritual presence and awareness. The natural beauty of the gardens, beautiful views of the hills, the rich biodiversity of the forest and other scenery provide the perfect atmosphere for exploring one’s spiritual energy. 


The center provides the essence of yoga, meditation, retreat and spiritual healing, and as you go through the retreat, you will experience improved health and well-being. 


During the retreat, you could also volunteer to work in or outside of Kathmandu.


The cost of this retreat includes your accommodation, delicious vegetarian meals and rejuvenating yoga sessions. Airport transfers, extra meals, laundry and extra therapies are available for an additional cost.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • All Meals
  • Yoga Props
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Meditation
  • Raw Food
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Yoga
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Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Wake Up
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
Herbal Tea & Nasal Cleaning
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Prayer, Warm Up Exercise & Yoga
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Breakfast
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Therapy / Free Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nature/Village/Temple/ Monastery visit,
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Herbal Tea
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Bhakti Yoga,Spinal Asana/Yoga-nidra, Mudra
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Dinner
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Nature/Village/Temple/ Monastery visit,
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Evening Walk, Vajrasana, Self Study
9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Bedtime

Time Off

While staying in the center you will have the chance to visit the local village and the forest. During your free time, you can also avail of the center’s services such as Ayurvedic treatment massage and steam bath or you can opt to do volunteer work in schools or in the village areas out of Kathmandu. For adventure seekers, the venue is just 10 minutes away from jungle hiking experience where you can see views of the Monkey Temple, a world heritage site.

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Accommodations

Shared Eco House at Himalayan International Yoga Academy

Shared Eco House

This eco house nestled in the middle of lush surroundings is the perfect accommodation for a relaxing and rejuvenating getaway. A certain calm ambiance envelops this place ensuring you will have a peaceful sleep during your stay. Breathe in the fresh air and be lulled to sleep by the whisper of the wind in this tranquil abode. With your well being in mind, this room was decorated with calming colors and furnished with the highest quality materials.

This room comes with an attached bathroom with hot water for your convenience, outlets and internet connection. 

Private Eco House at Himalayan International Yoga Academy

Private Eco House

With a spacious room decorated with your comfort and relaxation in mind, these rooms have the highest quality linens and pillows to provide you with a good night’s sleep. The peace and calm surroundings of this room will ease the senses giving you your well-deserved rest. Indulge and pamper yourself in this room and enjoy solitude and solace once in a while.

This room comes with an attached bathroom with hot water for your convenience, outlets and internet connection. You will also get to enjoy a double bed all for yourself.

Kathmandu, Nepal

With pilgrims and spiritual strolls around centuries-old stupas and monasteries and the constant backdrop of pristine mountains, Nagarjun, Kathmandu is a village in Baitadi District in the Mahakali Zone of Far-Western Nepal. Visiting this historic city is like stepping into another world of breath-taking Newari architecture, religious sites and tourist attractions. Nagarjun is a place where ancient traditions rub shoulders with the latest technology. The grandeur of the past enchants the visitor whose gaze may linger on an exquisitely carved wooden window frame, an 18th century bronze sculpture or a spiritually uplifting stupa.


Retaining its ancient traditions, Nagarjun Kathmandu is blessed by Living Goddess Kumari and is enriched by endless ceremonial processions and events that take to the streets every now and then with throngs of devotees seeking joy in spiritual celebrations. These religious festivals are steeped in legends and are quite a spectacle with chariot processions and masked dancers often possessed by the spirits of deities. Nagarjun, Kathmandu is a result of diverse culture and lifestyle, a long history of faith and beliefs, and of arts and architecture. Therefore, more than just a village, it is a living museum, it is an opportunity to travel back in time and to relive in the history.


The nearest airport, Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, is the largest and only international airport in Nepal, located 5.5km east of the popular tourist neighborhood of Thamel. Commercial domestic flights are available to/from Bhadrapur, Bhairawa, Bharatpur, Biratnagar, Dhangarhi, Janakpur, Nepalganj, Pokhara, Simara, and Tumling Tar. Domestic flights take about an hour. The primary domestic airlines are Air Viva, Yeti, Nepal Airlines, and Buddha Air.

Venue   Himalayan International Yoga Academy
Himalayan International Yoga Academy, Venue for 10 Day Himalayan Yoga Retreat Nepal

The Himalayan International Yoga Academy (HIYA) or Himalayan Yoga Resort is located in the countryside of Kathmandu, just 4.5 kilometers from tourist city Thamel and 11 kilometers from the airport. Founded in 2008, the centre was constructed with two eco houses called “Shiva” and “Buddha”, a typical Nepali style house named “Kailash Bungalow” and Safari Cottage Tents called “Bliss”, “Harmony”, “Tranquility” and “Wisdom”. Enjoy a restful nights sleep all nestled in 30,000 sq. feet of lush green gardens of vegetable, fruit and herbs. The retreat center is a pristine and spiritual holiday destination with a beautifully manicured garden. Experience nature like never before as you listen to the musical sound of nature and enjoy the warmth of the sun.

The retreat center has a Swagatgriha, a reception hall where guests are welcomed by the friendly staff of HIYA. Also, a Annagriha, which is where the food is prepared and the dining facilities are located. Enjoy a healing chamber known as Aarogyagriha, which is for deep relaxation, therapy and spa treatments. Continue the journey and enter the house of six cleansing acts for cleansing the different gates of the body known as Shuddigriha. For a more relaxing mindful cleanse you can find yourself at Chaitanyagriha, which is a house of prayer and a library with yoga textbooks.

To reach HIYA from Thamel go to Balaju Ring Road and once you’ve passed Swayambhu, take a U-turn right towards to Ichangu temple, drive 1.8 km up to Nagarjun Ward Office, then take a right up to the Big Tree and Temple, where HIYA is located. HIYA is 12 kilometers away from the international airport.