Nagarkot is a former Village Development Committee located 32 km east of Kathmandu, located approximately 2200 meter above sea level. It is known for a sunrise view of the Himalayas which include 8 Himalayan ranges of Nepal out of 13, they are: Mount Everest, Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Mahalangur range (Everest range) and Numbur range. Nagarkot also offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu city.
3 days Nagarkot panoramic yoga hike course is intended for those who want to explore the typical local culture, Himalayan ranges, wild life and nature around Kathmandu city while deepening their yoga practices. To attend this course, you have to be at our studio a day before in Kathmandu.
Day 1: Arrival
We will welcome you with fresh tea, discuss about the program. The dinner will be around 7 pm and you can go to the bed. The program will start from next morning.
Day 2: Kathmandu – Chisapani (2115m), 4/5 hours walking
After having tea and breakfast, we drive to Sundarijal (which may take around 50 minutes), a hiking starting point, which is also known as hangout spot. Lush greenery, sources of water and tranquil environment welcome us as soon as we reach there. We start our hiking from this spot. We have our lunch at one of guest houses. Walking through a few settlements and deep forest with variety of birds and chances of meeting wild animals, we arrive at Chisapani (meaning cold water). It is Sherpa's village offering great views of mountains. Relieve yourself in the evening with yoga practice in front of setting sun. The yoga class may last for 90 minutes. Have dinner and retire in some of tourist lodges.
Day 3: Chisapani - Nagarkot (2200m), 6/7 hours walking
We get up early in the morning to have sunrise view with tea. You will enjoy the morning meditation practice with panoramic view of long range Himalayas including Mount Everest. We then have breakfast and start hiking towards Nagarkot. The whole trail passes through dense forest, making you forget the tiredness and making your hiking joyful. We stop by Chauki Bhanjyang to have lunch and rest. Then we continue our hike to Nagarkot passing through terraced fields, which also offers unmatched scenery of innumerable peaks along a large section of the Himalayas. The trail ascends up from Kattike Bhanjyang to Nagarkot. We start yoga class after some time, have dinner and stay overnight in a hotel.
Day 4: Nagarkot - Dhulikhel (1500m), 5/6 hours walking
Wakeup early in the morning to enjoy sunrise view and we start yoga class. After yoga, you will join for breakfast and then we hike down towards Dhulikhel while exploring the cultural diversities, traditional practices, bird-life and more. After sightseeing in Dhulikhel, we drive back to yoga studio which may take around 1 hour. You will join the evening yoga session in the studio, have dinner, Trataka meditation and retire.
Day 5: Departure
You can leave the retreat after breakfast or plan another program with us !!Total cost: USD $417.00 per person