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2023 dates: 3-Day Himalayan View Retreat at Astam village near Pokhara (March-June 2023)

Updated: Mar 16

Madan Yoga announces new dates for the a 3-day Himalayan getaway to the mountain village of Astam, 1,5 hours away from Pokhara, Nepal!

Available dates for spring 2023 are:

March 2023: 24-26

April 2023: 1-3, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30

May 2023: 5-7, 12-14, 26-28

June 2023: 9-11

This yoga retreat with Madan Yoga is truly unique since it allows you to see the stunning Annapurna Himalayan mountains and soak in their truly mesmerizing energy, yet you don't have to go trekking for many days to experience that.

Nestled in the foothills of the Annapurna Himalayan Range, Astam is the perfect place rewind and relax, practice yoga and meditation, and breathe. The local Nepali village offers serenity and peace away from the hustle and bustle of the city. At Astam village, life is slow and quiet. Farmers go about their daily farm work with cattle or on rice fields. Ayurvedic herbs and plants grow everywhere here.

On this yoga retreat with Madan Yoga, you will get a chance to:

  • Practice yoga, including breathing techniques (pranayama), on a daily basis. Beginners will get the chance to get a taste of yoga and build a good foundation for their yogic journey. More experienced yogis will deepen their practice and gain further inspiration for their ongoing yoga journey.

  • Practice silent walking meditation, guided meditation, and experience a unique sound bowl healing session

  • Learn about the local farmer life, the local herbs, and Ayurveda

  • Taste organic healthy foods and specialties

  • Wake up to stunning sunrise views on the Annapurna Himalayan range

Daily itinerary:

Day 1

  • 08:00 Morning gathering at Pokhara, Lakeside-6 (meeting location: The Juicery Cafe, Bangladi, Lakeside)

  • Yoga and breakfast at Lakeside

  • Jeep ride from Pokhara to Astam

  • Lunch in Astam

  • Yogi philosophy circle with Madan

  • Afternoon yoga and Kirtan mantra chanting

  • Dinner

Day 2

  • Morning yoga and pranayama with sunrise views on the Himalayas

  • Breakfast

  • Hike and local farm/Ayurveda tour

  • Lunch

  • Afternoon yoga and tibetan sound bowl healing session

  • Dinner

Day 3

  • Morning yoga and pranayama with sunrise view on the Himalayas

  • Breakfast

  • Sound bowl healing workshop

  • Lunch

  • Depart back to Pokhara

The retreat venue for this 3-day Yoga Retreat with Madan Yoga will be the Annapurna Eco village resort in Astam (see here: The Annapurna Eco Village resort offers spacious and bright private rooms (Queen sized beds) with an attached bathroom and hot shower. There is a huge garden as well as a big, newly built, and inspiring yoga hall where we can practice. From all rooms, you will have views of the Himalayan mountains. Yoga mats will be provided.

What is included on this yoga retreat with Madan Yoga?

-2 nights accommodation

-Daily yoga sessions

-Complete vegetarian/vegan meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, snacks, fruit)

-Sound bowl healing session and workshop

-Local village and Ayurveda tour

-Transportation from Pokhara to Astam and back to Pokhara

Know before you go:

In February to April, the weather at the mountain village will be warm (18-25 degrees Celsius). Please bring comfortable clothes for the yoga practice and warm clothes for the evening. You can bring your suitcase or backpack.

The meeting point for this yoga retreat will be on the first day at The Juicery Cafe, at Bangladi, Lakeside, Pokhara. On day 3, Madan Yoga will drop you at Lakeside, Pokhara again to conclude the journey.

Questions about this 3-day Himalayan Mountain View yoga retreat with Madan Yoga? Please feel free to contact us via

For more information and booking, feel free to visit:

Madan Yoga is looking forward to guide you on this yoga retreat to the mountains of Nepal!

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