7 Days Yoga and trekking in the Himalayas


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Overview

Practicing yoga and meditation can always help you to heal your body from within and provide you with inner strength. This can make it easier for you to face the various challenges in life and have a positive attitude at all times. When you chose to practice yoga and meditation in the pristine environment of the Himalayas, such benefits are multiplied several times. At Retreat in Himalayas, you can do just that and focus on improving your mind, body and soul to a great extent. We are one of the finest holiday yoga retreats in Rishikesh and we can offer you a spiritual retreat experience that you will cherish for a long time.

When you choose to be a part of a program that allows you to learn yoga and trekking in the Himalayas, you can literally get rid of all your negative emotions and heal yourself from within. It is a well known fact that learning and practicing yoga can have a great impact on your inner life. However, when you combine it with a great trekking experience, you can elevate the impact of such a spiritual ascension even further. A trekking experience naturally exposes you to challenges in the mountains that you would not face in your day to day life. Facing such challenges and overcoming them is one of the finest ways to develop inner confidence and strengthen your part towards greater self fulfillment.

Stretch Out the Stress

Make use of yoga and stretch exercises to remove stress out of your body permanently.

Breathe, Relax and Be still

Learn meditation to breathe, relax and be still as it can help you to achieve inner tranquility.

Be In the Moment

Meditation teaches you to be in the moment so that you live each moment fully.

Stretched and Unstressed

Stretch your body while practicing yoga so that you achieve complete removal of harmful stress.


We at Retreat in Himalayas can offer you both short term and long term courses that can cater to your specific needs. So if you want to be part of a yoga program for 7 Days, you can do that quite easily. We can also offer you guided trekking trips across the mountains and valleys of Himalayas that can help you to explore the unique beauty of this region.


Details

Day 1 Drive from Rishikesh - Barsu (180 kms/6-7 Hours Drive)

Embark on your journey at dawn with a meal and a day-long drive from Rishikesh to Barsu covering 180 kms. The route trails through the scenic towns of Rishikesh, Chamba and Uttarkashi beside the Bhagirathi River. On arriving Barsu that stands tall at 7,545 ft, settle down for the evening in a guesthouse.Meditation at 5:00 P.M To 6:00 P.M

Day 2 Trek from Barsu - Barnala (4 hours)

Wake up at 6:00 A.M in the morning and start Yoga Class for 1 Hour and after breakfast start today's trek which is 4 kms long trek.It is a gradual ascend landscaped beautifully with Rhododendrons, Silver Oak and Deodar forests. Reach the destination for the day which is Barnala at an elevation of 8,530 ft. It is this place which marks the beginning of the famed undulating stretches of green prairies or ‘Bugyals’. Set up your campsite at this ideal location and after having your Meditation class in the evening retire here for the night.

Day 3 Trek from Barnala - Dayara Bugyal (5 kms)

Today with the first rays of the Sun start your Yoga Class ad after that enjoy your delicious breakfast.This day entails an ascending trek of about 5 kms to the high alpine meadow of Dayara Bugyal, Uttarakhand that is elevated at 9,980 ft through the Barnal grasslands. On arriving this vast meadow that resembles a table top, you can catch sight of some majestic peaks, namely Srikanth, Rudregaira, Gangotri I, II & III, Jaonli, Draupadi ka Danda I & II, Black peak, Bandarpunch and such. Evening after the Meditation Class spend the night in the camp set up here.

Day 4 Trek from Dayara Bugyal - Bakaria Top - Dayara Bugyal (3 kms)

Wake up early in the morning and after having your Yoga class enjoy your hot breakfast.This day marks the climb up from Dayara Bugyal to Bakaria top, the highest point of the vast meadow standing at 12,000 ft. Get enchanted by the panoramic views of snowy peaks, lush valleys and such from the top. Depart from Bakaria back to the campsite at Dayara Bugyal.Upon reaching to the campsite relax for the few time and then in the evening have your Meditation class.Overnight stay and dinner in Tent.

Day 5 Trek from Dayara Bugyal to Barsu

After morning Yoga Class get served with delicious breakfast.As this is the last day of trekking in this retreat, it involves descending down to Barsu along a well marked trail through the surrounding thickets. Catch sight of the charming village of Barsu and its adjoining settlements can about half way down the trail. Arrive at Barsu by afternoon and relax at Guest house.Evening after Meditation class enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at Guest House.

Day 6 Drive from Barsu to Rishikesh

Rise in the morning and after Yoga Class set off for a drive back to Rishikesh.Upon reaching Rishikesh in the evening .Overnight stay and dinner in the Retreat Cente at Rishikesh.

Day 7 Retreat Completes

At 8:30 a.m., have group breakfast. At 12:00 p.m., say farewell to the group.

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