Overview of our Yoga Tour In Nepal
The 10 days yoga tour in Nepal is intricately designed to provide travelers with an opportunity to simultaneously explore the culture of Nepal and practice yoga. This tour shall take you through the diverse culture and traditions prevailing in the major cities of Nepal. In this tour, you will witness the delightful balance between nature and modernization. Also, you’ll find inner solace while practicing yoga and meditation.
Lose yourself in the religious ambiance of Swoyambhunath and drown in the smell of incense and the sound of prayers at Boudhanath. Achieve inner peace while traversing through the jungles in Chitwan National Park and bask in the glory of the mighty Annapurna mountain range. At last, head to the holy land in Lumbini where Gautam Buddha was born. Learn the secrets of Buddhism and apply it in your daily life.
This 10 days yoga tour in Nepal will help you to not only become a better individual but it will aid you in looking at life from a different perspective.
Factual statements regarding the trip
Terrain type: Hills and plains
Location: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bandipur, Chitwan, Lumbini
Difficulty level: easy
Time needed: 10 days
Max Altitude: 1400 meters
Religions: Buddhism and Hinduism
Local residents: Newar, Gurung, Brahmin, Chhetri
Transportation: private bus
Exploring the quaint premises of the Swoyambhunath temple
Observing exotic flora and fauna in the Chitwan National Park
Witnessing the marvelous sunrise from the viewpoint in Sarangkot
Boating in the serene Fewa Lake, Rupa Lake, and Begnas Lake
Learning about history and Buddhism by visiting the Maya Devi temple and Ashoka pillar
Food and accommodation
During the 10 days yoga tour in Nepal, you will reside in hotels. As this tour takes place in the major cities of Nepal, you won’t have trouble finding suitable accommodation. In the context of food, you can choose to eat either at the hotel or the restaurants nearby.
Itinerary of Yoga Tour in Nepal
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
The 10 days yoga tour in Nepal commences when you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Meet our representative who will transfer you safely to the hotel. At the hotel, meet the company officials. They shall explain the details of this tour in detail. Take part in the welcome dinner before starting this tour. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Visiting the Swoyambhunath stupa and Boudhanath stupa
Wake up early and find yourself walking on the long stairs which leads to the Swoyambhunath Stupa. This stupa has a high religious value amidst the Buddhist community. We shall practice yoga near the stupa. Also, we shall take part in the prayers after completing it. From here, we shall move to the hotel. After breakfast, proceed towards Boudhanath.
To reach Boudhanath, we need to travel for about an hour. This stupa is colossal and is a great place to hang out and relax. It lies on the ancient route of trade between Nepal and Tibet. It is a focal point for Tibetan Buddhism. Ultimately, we shall head back to the hotel after completing the tour. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Travel from Kathmandu to Chitwan
Once we pack our necessities, we head towards Chitwan. The drive takes about 3-4 hours and it takes you along the Prithivi and Narayanghat-Mugling highway. Upon arriving in Chitwan, head to your hotel and at around noon, we shall visit the Chitwan National Park. The Park is home to exotic creatures like the Royal Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, and elephants. We shall conduct the yoga session in the evening as the morning was spent in traveling. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 4: Exploring Chitwan on day 4th of yoga tour in Nepal
Yoga is an integral part of this 10 days yoga tour in Nepal. With that in mind, we shall take part in a yoga session at around 6 in the morning. The instructor will guide you through different yoga asanas and breathing exercises. After we complete the yoga, we shall head out to do jungle safari and boating in the Rapti river. You can understand about the culture of Tharus by visiting the nearby Tharu community. Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 5: Travel from Chitwan to Bandipur
The morning yoga session will take place in Chitwan. Once you complete the mandatory yoga poses, you will feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Enjoy a healthy breakfast and proceed to Bandipur via private vehicle. Bandipur is a small town nestled on top of a hill. The drive takes about 2-3 hours approximately. In comparison to Chitwan, Bandipur is cool and breezy.
There are lots of things to do in Bandipur. For starters, you can visit the antique settlements. Later, you can visit the Siddha Gufa cave and Khadga Devi temple. After a tiring day, head to the hotel and relax. Overnight in Bandipur.
Day 6: Travel from Bandipur to Pokhara
Like previous days, we shall take part in the yoga sessions early in the morning. The major difference is that in Bandipur, we shall hike to the nearby hill and practice yoga in the wilderness. Once that is sorted, we shall travel to Pokhara via a private vehicle. The journey takes approximately 2 hours (depending on traffic conditions).
At Pokhara, we shall reside in a hotel in Lakeside. Be sure to visit the World Peace Pagoda and the Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave during your time in Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 7: Exploring Pokhara
Pokhara is the major city in this 10 days yoga tour in Nepal. The morning consists of heading to Sarangkot and practicing yoga while observing the glorious sunrise enveloping the Annapurna mountain range. Later, we shall head down to the hotel and have breakfast. Once the yoga is sorted, you can explore the city.
Pokhara has many natural wonders that are worth a visit. We shall visit the Bindabasini Temple, Davis Falls, and boat in the Rupa and Begnas lake. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 8: Fly from Pokhara to Lumbini
The morning comprises of traveling to the airport and catching a flight that takes you to Lumbini. Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha and it oozes with serenity. We shall make it a point to visit the Maya Devi Temple and World Peace Pagoda. These relics date back thousands of years ago and tell a story about ancient history and culture. You will find it mesmerizing. We shall practice meditation and yoga at Lumbini. Overnight in Lumbini.
Day 9: Visit the monasteries and fly to Kathmandu
On the 9th day of this 10 days yoga tour in Nepal, we shall visit the many monasteries in Lumbini. But first, we shall complete the yoga session. There are many monasteries in Lumbini like the Thailand monastery, South Korean monastery, and the Chinese monastery. These monasteries give visitors an idea about the culture of foreign lands.
Once we visit these sites, we shall catch a flight and head back to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu
As it is your last day, our representative will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope that you had a wonderful time with us and we hope to see you again.