Kathmandu Yoga Tour starts after your arrival in Kathmandu today. When you arrive at Kathmandu airport, we will be there to pick you up and transfer you to hotel. Once you reach and check into hotel, you will have free time to relax so that you adjust yourself into Kathmandu atmosphere far away from your home. You can take some wanderings around. We will be giving you some guidance on how to do that if you feel the need of.
Later in the evening, we will have trip briefing session. We will let you know the time of meeting on your arrival.
The day starts with an early morning yoga practice. Our yoga teacher will be there to conduct an energizing yoga session.
Later after breakfast, it is a full exploration day in Kathmandu. We take you for a cultural sightseeing tour of Heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley. We go for an in-depth and guided tour of Swoyambhunath – the ancient most Buddhist stupa in Kathmandu valley; Kathmandu Durbar Square – one of the medieval palace squares in the valley and the place where the living goddess of Kathmandu resides; and Boudhanath – the biggest Buddhist stupa in the world.
The day will give you an understanding of the rich cultural, spiritual and historical heritage of Kathmandu valley.
Once we come back at the hotel, we will have a relaxing meditation session.
Third day of Kathmandu Yoga Tour starts with morning yoga session to energize us for the day. After the yoga session and breakfast, we get ready for the exploration of the day. We check out the hotel today as we are going to stay overnight at Nagarkot. We will explore the heritage sites of Patan Durbar Square – one of the medieval palace squares in Kathmandu valley; Pashupatinath – the Hindu cremation site on the bank of River Bagmati; and Bhaktapur – the city of devotees where ancient and medieval architecture along with traditional local life style can be explored.
After the full day exploration of different heritage sites in Kathmandu valley, we drive to Nagarkot to stay overnight. Nagarkot is a beautiful hill station 32 kilometers in the east of Kathmandu. We sit for a peaceful meditation session in the natural atmosphere of Nagarkot.
We wake up early in the morning for sunrise that comes over the Himalayan range. The spectacular Himalayan range and beautiful sunrise make a perfect start of the day. Yoga practice along with the rise of the sun makes it even more wonderful. After sunrise yoga and breakfast, we prepare for a beautiful day hiking trip to Changu Narayan. The hike is of about 3 hours that takes us through local villages, terraced rice and corn fields and some peaceful wooded area. The hiking eventually comes at Changu Narayan temple, the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu valley and one of the cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley.
After exploring Changu Narayan temple and having lunch there, we drive back to Kathmandu.
We will have rejuvenating meditation session in the evening.
As always, the 5th day of Kathmandu Yoga Tour starts with morning yoga session to prepare for
another awesome day.
After the breakfast, our day exploration sets off towards Pharping, an outskirts of Kathmandu with beautiful surroundings, monasteries and temples. We visit Asura Cave where Guru Padmasambhava had meditated in the ancient times. Visit of monasteries and temples is another attraction in Pharping. Later, we drive to Bungamati and Khokana to explore traditional Newari village, culture and life style of local people living there. These two villages are uniquely Newari settlements with rich cultural and life style heritage.
We return back to our hotel after the day exploration of the sites finishes. We enjoy evening meditation session.
As the final day of the trip, it’s time to say good bye. We will be at the hotel to see you off to airport for your final departure flight as per your flight schedule. We heartily thank you for being on our Kathmandu Yoga Tour. We also hope that the trip must have given you an awesome experience. We would like to hear from you and also welcome you back again to Nepal sometime for another adventure.