Nepal Wellness Tour

Description

This 12 day 11 night Nepal experience combines personal wellness with immersive cultural activities. Participate in almost daily restorative, meditative, and spiritual healing through yoga and meditation. Connect with nature while trekking through the Himalayas. Interact with the local people while staying at traditional teahouses in Kande and Dhampus. Have the truly unique opportunity to stay at Azom Monastery and reflect and pray with the monks who live there. Return home feeling relaxed, transformed, and centered.

Day 1

Welcome to Nepal! Upon arrival, you will be met by an Off Season Adventures representative who will escort you to your hotel. On the way you will be given an introduction the culture to Nepal and the amazing trip ahead. After enjoying welcome drinks at the hotel you’ll have the afternoon to explore Kathmandu on your own. In the evening, participate in Yoga Nidra – known as yogic sleep – this is a meditation and conscious relaxation practice that is intended to induce total physical, mental, and emotional relaxation. This class is perfect to relax body and mind and overcome the stress of jetlag.

  • Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) and meet a representative of the Off Season Adventures team
  • Transfer to accommodation
  • Afternoon at your leisure
  • Lunch & Dinner a la carte
  • Evening Yog Nindra class with an experienced yoga instructor
  • Overnight at Dalai-la Boutique Hotel (Luxury) or Hotel Traditional Comfort (Boutique)

Day 2

Start your day with an early morning a standing yoga asanas class at your hotel. This helps in relieving body pain, improving circulation, and muscle development. After breakfast, start your day of sightseeing with Swayambhunath, famously known as the Monkey Temple. Then head towards Kathmandu Durbar Square a UNESCO World Heritage site. The tour here starts from the heart of Kathmandu Thamel, then continues on a rickshaw through the spice market of Ason to the entrance of Durbar Square. From here you will continue on foot, and if you’re lucky enough you will also get to see the living goddess of Nepal Kumari. This evening take part in a session at Bouddha Inn-meditation Center. After the program, you’ll have free time to wander around Boudhanath Stupa, reflect and light candles, and visit the Tibetan monks and pilgrims.

  • Breakfast at your hotel 
  • Early morning standing yoga asanas class
  • Sightseeing at Swayambhunath and Durbar Square
  • Meditation session at Boudhanath Stupa
  • Lunch & Dinner a la carte
  • Overnight at Dalai-la Boutique Hotel (Luxury) or Hotel Traditional Comfort (Boutique)

Day 3-5

Early this morning, participate in a meditation and sitting yoga asana session. These positions can help you tone your muscles, make your spine flexible, relieve stress and anxiety, and massage the abdomen. Later, after breakfast, take a short but scenic flight to Pokhara to the Purna Yoga Retreat Center. Spend the next few days relaxing and participating in various meditation and yoga activities.

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Sitting yoga and asana session
  • Flight to Pokhara
  • Daily yoga and meditation sessions
  • Day 3 will include dinner at the center / Day 4 & 5 will include breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the center
  • Overnights at Purna Yoga Retreat

Day 6

Today journey to Kande for a short trek to the Australian Camp. This beautiful village is best known for the stunning view of the Himalayan Mountains including the Annapurna range. After your trek you’ll head to a traditional teahouse, your accommodation for the next two nights. The teahouses are mostly owned, managed, and inhabited by local families. Trekkers love staying at teahouses as it gives them a rare glimpse into the culture and daily lives of the local people in rural Nepal.

  • Breakfast at your your hotel
  • Trek from Kande to Australian Camp
  • Lunch
  • Overnight and dinner at your teahouse in Kande

Day 7

After Breakfast, head out on a trek to Dhampus. The local people have erected stone stairs here, making it easy to ascend and descend.  The path passes through forests and villages of the Gurung community. The trek provides stunning mountain views as well as a glimpse into the daily lives of the Gurung villagers.

  • Breakfast at your teahouse 
  • Trek to Dhampus
  • Packed lunch
  • Overnight and dinner at your teahouse in Dhampus

Day 8

On this day you’ll descend down a steep stone staircase from Dhampus to Phedi. At the end of the trek your vehicle will be waiting for you to take you back to Pokhara.

  • Breakfast at your teahouse in Dhampus
  • Trek from Dhampus to Phedi
  • Lunch
  • Transfer to Pokhara
  • Overnight and dinner at Rupakot Resort

Day 9

Today do some sightseeing of Pokhara City including, David falls, the Bindebasisni Temple, a world peace stupa, and boating in Phewa Lake. Pokhara lies on a once vibrant trade route extending between India and Tibet. To this day, mule trains can be seen camped on the outskirts of the town, bringing goods to trade from remote regions of the Himalayas.

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara
  • Lunch a la carte 
  • Boat ride on Phewa Lake
  • Overnight and dinner at Rupakot Resort

Day 10

Start your day early with a meditation class at your hotel. After breakfast, take a short flight to Pharping. Here you’ll stay at the Azom Monastery which aims to provide love, care, and education to over 200 student monks who reside there. Upon arrival you will be overtaken by the calmness and serenity of the area. You will have the opportunity to interact with the monks and participate in their debate session in the evening.

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Meditation class at your hotel
  • Flight from Pokhara to Pharping 
  • Lunch a la carte
  • Afternoon at leisure with monks at the monastery
  • Overnight and dinner at the Azom Monastery

Day 11

Early today, join the monks in their morning prayer. After breakfast, take your time to stroll around and take in the serene peacefulness before heading back to the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Upon arrival the rest of the day is at your leisure for individual activities.

  • Breakfast at the Azom Monastery
  • Morning prayer and leisure time at the monastery
  • Flight from Pharping to Kathmandu
  • Afternoon at leisure 
  • Lunch & Dinner a la carte
  • Overnight at Dalai-la Boutique Hotel (Luxury) or Hotel Traditional Comfort (Boutique)

Day 12

Today marks the end of your Nepal adventure. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) for your international flight home.

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) for your trip home

We are happy to customize additional day excursions before or after this tour if you want to get more out of your journey.

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What’s Included?

  • Your local, experienced driver with many years of guiding tours in Nepal
  • Lodging in Nepal 
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary 
  • All cultural activities and excursions on itinerary
  • Carbon offsets for air travel, ground transportation, and accommodations
  • Contribution to the non-profit 501(c)(3) organization Second Look Worldwide
  • Waters while in transit, excluding while in the airports
  • Driver transfers to and from airports
  • Wire Transfer and other banking fees

What’s Not Included?

  • International flights to & from Nepal
  • Tips for your drivers, tour guides, and lodges, highly encouraged
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Traveler’s Insurance
  • Souvenirs and gifts
  • Baggage weight overages, if applicable
  • Any incidental expenses
  • Anything from room service or the hotel minibar

Boutique Accommodations

Hotel Traditional Comfort- 3 nights, Bed & Breakfast Basis

Purna Yoga Retreat- 3 nights, Full Room & Board Basis

Traditional Tea House- 2 nights, Full Room & Board Basis

Rupakot Resort- 2 nights, Bed & Breakfast & Dinner Basis

Azom Monastery- 1 night, Bed & Breakfast & Dinner Basis

Luxury Accommodations

Dalai-la Boutique Hotel- 3 nights, Bed & Breakfast Basis

Purna Yoga Retreat- 3 nights, Full Room & Board Basis

Traditional Tea House- 2 nights, Full Room & Board Basis

Rupakot Resort- 2 nights, Bed & Breakfast & Dinner Basis

Azom Monastery- 1 night, Bed & Breakfast & Dinner Basis

Next Steps

THIS 12 DAY, 11 NIGHT TOUR PACKAGE IS ONLY $2205 PER PERSON, DOUBLE CAPACITY.

Single Supplement is $400. 

50% of the total package cost must be paid 90 days before travel to retain your reservation, and the balance must be paid 60 days prior to the date of arrival.