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If you are searching for the best yoga and meditation trek, you are in the right place. This blog will give complete information regarding yoga and meditation treks that you can choose while visiting Nepal.

What is meant by Yoga and Meditation Trek? 

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“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” Jason Crandell

A Yoga and Meditation Trek in Nepal is one of the exceptional ways that most adventurers would like to take; where Yoga and Meditation is combined with trekking.

This form of tourism minimizes the physical movement of the people as they only ride through the stunning trails of the Himalayas; however, it is characterized by the engagement of yoga and meditation instruction on the move.

This process may help the participants grasp not only the opportunity to view the beautiful and unique Nepalese scenery, but also to let themselves open to improve their relation with the environment.

These treks are conducted by professional yoga teachers and the main focus is on bringing harmony and inner harmony to the participants against the backdrop of the mountain terrain.

During the Yoga and Meditation Trek, every day, participants take sessions where they do yoga in the backdrop of valleys, waterfalls, and mountains.

These sessions include exercise that may comprise asanas, pranayama, and meditation that is useful in building strength, expanding a mind, and developing health well-being.

In undertaking yoga and meditation while trekking in the natural environment of the Himalayas in Nepal, trekkers are able to reinvent themselves and have some of the best experiences.

Here is the list of the popular treks you can combine with Yoga and Meditation

Ghorepani Phoonhill Trek

Ghorepani Phoonhill Trek is one of the short easy and blissful trips that can be combined with meditation and yoga. This trek is located in Annapurna Region and can be completed in 4-8 days depending upon the itinerary you choose. 

This trek can be done with friends and family and even small children as it is easy compared to other popular treks in Nepal and being in short distance from Kathmandu many trekkers put this on the top list. 

The trekking routes are well-marked and there are plenty of peaceful palaces to do yoga and meditation during the journey. You can also immerse in the complete beauty of the Annapurna region in a very short time.

Along with meditation and yoga, this trekkers offers you a magnificent view of the mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna ranges, Hiuchuli, Tharpachuli, Tukuche Peak, Dhampus, Manaslu ranges, Lamjung Himal and many more.

Everest Base Camp Trek

When it comes to the bucket list of trekkers, Everest Base Camp is definitely a top priority for many. Imagine trekking in the base camp of world highest mountain in the world and seeing Everest from close. This popular iconic trek is a must-visit trekking destination once in a lifetime.

Located in the Everest region of Nepal, this trek can be completed in 12- 14 itinerary days. The trekking route is well-marked and there are enough tea houses where you can accommodate yourself. 

When we talk about challenges, the Everest base camp trek difficulty is moderate-to-strenuous. You need to have a proper plan and preparation before heading for the trek. We also suggest trekking during the best time for a more comfortable and enjoyable journey.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp, combined with yoga and meditation, not only motivates you but also helps you connect with your inner self. If you want a once-in-a-lifetime adventure then you should definitely join this trek.

Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Another popular trek to combine with yoga and meditation is the Langtang Gosaikunda trek. Situated in the Langtang region of Nepal this is more budget-friendly than the Everest base camp and Annapurna circuit trek. You can easily reach by taking the bus to Syabrubesi which is the main gateway of the Langtang Region. 

This trek can be completed in 8- 12 days depending upon the itinerary you choose from the trekking agencies in Nepal. When we talk about the difficulty it is moderately challenging due to its remoteness. Therefore you must prepare in advance both physically and mentally before you join this trek.

On this trek, you can witness the stunning beauty of the mountain peaks, beautiful monasteries, and the holy lake named Gosaikunda, along with breathtaking landscapes. If you want to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Langtang region you should definitely try this trek.

Tsum Valley Trek

The Tsum Valley, also known as the Hidden Valley or the Valley of Happiness, is a must-visit trek with a combination of meditation and yoga. Situated in the Gorkha district of western Nepal in the Manaslu region this trek, these Tsum Valley trekking routes are peaceful due to less number of visitors.

This trek is enlisted as a restricted trekking area so trekkers must be in groups of a minimum of 2 people and they must hire the licensed Guide with them. Along with the beautiful mountain peaks trekkers can immerse themselves in the history of ancient culture, traditions, religion, and warm hospitality of local people.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Jomsom is special because it’s on a route that goes through the deepest gorge in the world, the Kaligandaki River Gorge. Muktinath is the holiest temple where people come to this holy temple for ritual activities and worship. It is a trek significant for Hindu and Buddhist people, and another major highlight is the presence of 108 water spouts along the route.

During the Jomsom Muktinath trek, you will get wonderful scenes of Mt. Annapurna1(8091), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), and Mt. Nilgiri (7061m) and watching Thakali culture adds the beauty of this trek.

You can either take a scenic flight to Jomsom or take road transportation while enjoying the beauty of Pokhara. Close to the city of Pokhara, this trek can be easily done by beginner trekkers or mountain experts. This trek can be completed within 8-12 days can it is a great place to combine with yoga and meditation.

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Many people love to do the Annapurna Circuit trek because this trek takes you to the diverse landscape of the Annapurna Region. Also, the unmatched beauty of the Annapurna mountain from a close view including several other snow peaks is indescribable. 

Imagine doing yoga and meditation surrounded by a 360-degree view of the mountains. It would be one of the greatest experiences. Not only the greatest view of the mountain but you will also pass the renowned landmarks on this trek like Pokhara, Muktinath, Jomsom, Kagbeni, Manang, and many more.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is one of the complete packages that you must try while trekking here in Nepal. It can be challenging for novice trekkers, so they should prepare themselves both physically and mentally.

Gokyo Lakes Trek

One of the least populated and peaceful valleys Gokyo Valley there is a Gokyo lake which is truly amazing to watch. This beautiful lake lies in the Sagarmatha National Park where you will get the see the various species of plants and animals. 

Also passing through the lush hill, vibrant colorful rhododendron forest, valleys, and glaciers you will reach Gokyo Lake which is situated at an altitude of,750 meters (15,583 feet). The best part of this trek is watching the pure beauty of Gokyo Lake and the reflections of the surrounding peaks including Cho Oyu. It is also the best spot for the photographers.

Also, visiting Gokyo Ri and crossing Renjo La Pass, which is at an altitude of above 5000m, is challenging. Therefore, you must prepare in advance as there is a chance of altitude sickness and other risks.

Sitting while doing yoga and meditation near the lake while watching the pure beauty of the lake is beyond your imagination. For this, you need to book the trek and see it with your eyes.

Nagarkot Chisapani Trek

If you want to do a trek combined with yoga and meditation and near the city of Kathmandu then you must try Nagarkot Chisapani Trek. Nagarkot Hill which is approximately 27 kilometers away can be reached easily by hiring a taxi within 1 hour. 

From the top of the Nagarkot hill, you can see the panoramic view of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Shisha Pangma, Dorje Lakpa and Gauri Shankar.

It is the best place to have yoga and meditation because the greenery is like a paradise hill. Peaceful palace and which is far from the city’s pollution and sound pollution this place is a must-visit.

The best part of this trek is you can even do with small children and family. The road condition is very good as you can find pitch road till the nagarkot hill. Further, you will get the opportunity to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Chnagunarayan temple.

Mardi Himal Trek

If you want to witness the majestic views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Mardi Himal, then you should definitely embark on the Mardi Himal Trek. Combining this trek with yoga and meditation will undoubtedly make your journey a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Located in the Annapurna Region this trek can be completed in 5- 10 days depending upon the itinerary you choose. You can even customize the itinerary with Third Eye Adventure if you wish.

This palace is used as an alternative trek to the iconic Everest base camp trek and Annapurna base camp trek due to less number of visitors. But due to getting popular recently, there are enough tea houses on the trekking routes of the Mardi Himal base camp.

The warm hospitality of the local people and while spending time in the city of Pokhara during the trek you can even do adventurous things like paragliding, rafting, bungee, zip flying, and many more.

This trek promises to be filled with fun, adventure, and excitement. Adding yoga sessions along the way enhances the experience even more.

Mohare Danda Trek

Last but not least we present you the Mohare Danda Trek which is located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. During this trek you will not reach an altitude above 3300 m therefore you don’t have to worry about altitude sickness. 

Even though you will trek at a high altitude from the top of the hill you will see the breathtaking view of Annapurna I (8,091m), Dhaulagiri(8167m), Machhapuchre (6,997m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Nilgiri (6,820m) and Tukuche Peak (6,920m). Also, the sunrise and sunset views take your breath away.

You will have the opportunity to get closer to nature, appreciating its beauty while practicing yoga and meditation amidst the lush green forests and rolling hills.

This trek can also be done with friends and family with little extra planning and preparation. If you are planning to visit Pokhara with your friends, family, or children then you should definitely try this trek.

Frequently Asked Questions( FAQs)

When is the best time to do Yoga and Meditation Treks in Nepal?

Well, the best time to do yoga and meditation treks in Nepal is during the months of spring and autumn. During this time the weather is perfect and due to the moderate temperature, it is easier to hike and reach the destination without worrying much.

What are the chances of altitude sickness during Yoga and Meditation Treks in Nepal?

If you trek in high altitude areas above 3000- 3500 m above sea level there is a chance of altitude sickness. So you need to be careful while trekking in the high altitude areas and it’s better to learn the altitude sickness symptoms and preventive measures.

Which Yoga and Meditation Treks can be done with friends, family, and children?

The trek difficulty is divided into grades like easy, hard, and strenuous. You can choose any trek that belongs to the easy grade. For example, you can opt for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek or the Nagarkot Chisapani Trek.

Can we do a solo trek in Nepal?

After the government banned solo trekking in most of the trekking destinations in Nepal, we suggest hiring a licensed guide to accompany you. Additionally, if your trek is in a restricted area, you will need a special permit and a minimum of two people in the group and must have a licensed guide with you.

How do you book the Yoga and Meditation Treks in Nepal?

To book yoga and meditation experiences in Nepal, you can contact us via phone at +977 9851175534 or email us at info@thirdeyeadventure.com.

Final Say

Meditation and yoga are important for making our minds and bodies healthy. In our busy lives, it’s crucial to take a break and find peace in nature to feel good overall.

If you want a great vacation, think about joining Third Eye Adventure. We provide a mix of exciting adventures, relaxation, and chances to feel spiritually refreshed in Nepal’s beautiful scenery. Come with us to feel calm inside while enjoying the amazing outdoors.

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