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Best Yoga Retreats in Nepal

Updated Oct 2022

Yoga is not just physical movement, it is a mindset, a state of connection not only to the inner self but also to the world around us. There’s no other place to experience a calming yet empowering yoga but in Nepal. Aside from magnificent views and tranquil surroundings, this country also offers Yoga centers where you can fill yourself with peace.

Here is our hand-picked list of the best places for you to check out. If we are missing anything, please let us know!

Sedi Bagar, Lakeside, Pokhara, Nepal
977 9841436877

Whether you are looking to begin your new yoga adventure, deepen your existing yoga practice or just rest, relax and enjoy a tranquil yogic environment, Purna Yoga Retreat Centre is the perfect place for you.

Here, yoga beginners will be encouraged to explore their asana practice and yoga fundamentals while experienced yogis can take their practice to a new level under the guidance of experienced teachers. They also organize themed yoga retreats like yoga detox, yoga weight loss, sound healing, mandala making and bhakti yoga retreats.

Pharping, Kathmandu, Nepal
977-1-6924606

Tucked away in the Himalayas of Nepal’s Kingdom, amidst the most scenic area, there lies Neydo Tasho Chöling Monastery. It is an ideal place to simply relax and unwind from all the hustle and tussle of mundane life and an easy get-away for a short break, as you may also indulge in meditation, or even study Buddhism or follow a day in the life of the monastics.

They feature 23 comfortable rooms and delicious healthy food made by an excellent chef. A one month retreat can be done here and food, water and tea will be served to your room. There is also hiking and mountain biking route around the area.

Kandani Danda Pokhara 26, Kaski, Gandaki Nepal
977 (0)1 472 0580

Perched 1,000 feet above the Pokhara Valley with a spectacular Himalayan backdrop, Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge provides a perfect haven, the essence of tranquillity. Ideal for guests pre- and post-trek, or for those wishing to take day walks exploring local communities, bird-watching, gentle exercise, or relax in a typical Nepalese rural setting.

It features a central lodge, bar, dining room, and comfortable rooms arranged in clusters of cottages resembling a Nepali village. Yoga, meditation, and massages delivered by masseurs skilled in Ayurvedic, Hara, Shiatsu, and Reiki are being offered here.

Begnas Lake, Lekhnath 33700
977 985-6061080

The Begnas Lake Resort and Villas is surrounded by a tropical jungle on three sides and a beautiful lake on the fourth. Their main restaurant comprises of a large, airy dining room, a terrace with the most magnificent views and a cozy bar.

Yoga and Ayurveda are being offered in this resort. They have two yoga teachers trained in Patanjali and Hatha Yoga who run classes twice a day. An Ayurvedic Practitioner is also available to provide you with a detailed treatment plan which does not only include several procedures but also specific diet recommendations, breathing and yoga exercises and routine suggestions.

Dhulikhel, Kavre, Dhulikhel, Kathmandu, Nepal, 45200
97711 490612

Set over 20 acres, The Dwarika’s Resort offers panoramic views of the Himalayas and the surrounding valleys. This is a place to explore and live with nature. Guests can enjoy inspiring activities here such as pottery, traditional block printing, planting, farming and cookery.

Their spa draws on Himalayan herbs and unique treatments to achieve complete relaxation and rejuvenation. Yoga and meditation take place at scheduled times each day, in the studio or in special outdoor locations throughout the resort. The Himalayan salt house, singing bowl therapy, sound and colour therapy for the chakras, fitness centre, swimming and more are also available at the Spa Village.

Budhanilkantha Kathmandu, Nepal
977 1-6225360

Chandra Ban Retreat is an exclusive retreat on the edge of Shivapuri National Park, just 35 minutes from the centre of Kathmandu with five luxury rooms and apartments for rent. It is surrounded by nature with an extensive garden and is located directly under the forest.

This venue is the perfect base for hiking, mountain biking or bird watching in the Shivapuri National Park, or for visiting the historic sites of the Kathmandu Valley. Its peaceful and quiet ambience makes it ideal for meditation and yoga retreats.

Nagarjun-2, Halchowk - Gairigaun Chautara, Kathmandu, Nepal
977 9851017772

Give yourself the opportunity to relax and rest in natural presence and awareness here at Himalayan Yoga Resort. The gardens, panoramic views of Kathmandu valley, the crown forest of the national park and greenery provides the perfect atmosphere for exploring one’s divine and spiritual energy.

Yagyopathy, Yoga, Reiki, Panchakarma Nature Cure, Ayurveda, Singing Bowls and other healing therapies and packages are being offered here. Jungle hikes, cycling, sightseeing, and other tour packages are also available upon request.

Maidan-06, Rupa, Pokhara, Nepal
977-61-622660

Rupakot Resort has breath-taking panoramic views of the Annapurna Himalaya range along with Rupa and Begnas lakes far below. It is a perfect place to discover the tranquil bliss of Nepal’s rural life, whether, from a private veranda overlooking the lakes, the stone blocked posh residence perched on the hilltop or the turquoise waters of their infinity pool.

They offer Yoga and meditation classes, steam, sauna, and relaxing massages. Their area is also a great place for gentle walks and more adventurous hikes either along the route of the “Royal Trek” with stunning views of the mountain range or through forests filled with birdsong.

Lakeside, Barahi Path Pokhara
97761457657 / 58

Bodhi Suites is situated in the City of Lakes, Pokhara. It is one of the beautiful suites in Pokhara and the first hotel with a rooftop swimming pool. The hotel has a suite and deluxe family rooms that are well-furnished and complete with modern-day amenities.

A gym is available to keep proper track of your health and fitness during your stay. You can also relax and rejuvenate at their spa where well-trained therapists facilitate traditional, contemporary and natural forms of therapy.

Chandragiri 44619, Nepal
977 9841178415

Come take a deep breath and a well-deserved time-out here at Mandala Yoga Resort. It has spectacular views of Kathmandu valley as well as the Himalayan ranges of Annapurna and other mountains.

They offer short- or long term Yoga Retreats, a two-week exploration of Annapurna, Mount Everest trekking retreats, a full Teacher Training in Reiki, Sound Healing, Massage/Spa Therapy, Ayurveda, and a yoga teacher training course. Their exceptionally experienced and generous teachers are committed to making your stay in Nepal a transformative, safe and unforgettable experience.

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Nepal is a country with a rich culture and history. The Nepalese people have a deep respect for their elders and ancestors. Family ties are very strong, and the extended family is an important part of Nepalese society. The people of Nepal are also devoutly spiritual and practice a variety of religions. Hinduism is the main religion, followed by Buddhism.

The Nepalese people are known for their hospitality. Visitors to Nepal are often struck by the friendliness of the locals. Nepal is a land of great diversity, with a wide variety of ethnic groups and languages. The Nepali language is the official language, but there are also many other languages spoken in Nepal.

Nepal is a land of great natural beauty. The Himalayas, which cover much of the country, are home to some of the world’s tallest mountains, including Mount Everest. Nepal is also home to many other scenic attractions, including lakes, forests, and rivers.

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Joseph Metta

Joseph Metta

Joseph is a wellness expert who has dedicated his life to helping others achieve optimum health. A former professional athlete, Joey knows firsthand the importance of living a balanced lifestyle. After years of research and study, he developed his own unique system of health and wellbeing, which he now shares with the world through his books, seminars, and online courses. Joey's approach is based on the belief that true health comes from a harmonious balance of mind, body, and spirit. By teaching others how to nurture all three aspects of their being, Joey helps them achieve a level of wellness that they never thought possible. Through his work, Joey has touched the lives of thousands of people and helped them to create more fulfilling and satisfying lives.

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