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Yoga Retreat in Astam (near Pokhara, Nepal)

Nestled in the foothills of the Annapurna Himalayan Range, Astam is the perfect place to rewind and relax, practice yoga and meditation, and breathe. Astam is approximately 1,5 hr drive away from Pokhara and offers the serenity and peace away from the hustle and bustle of the city.


This 3-day retreat is for you if you want to practice yoga and meditation daily, gain knowledge on breathing practices, experience the beauty of the Annapurna Himalayas and immerse yourself into the yogic lifestyle and local culture.

On this yoga retreat, 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

The Program


September 2023: open availability

October 2023: 2-4, 4-6, 6-8, 17-19, 19-21, 21-23

November 2023: 3-5, 14-16, 26-28, 29-1

December 2023: open availability

January 2024: open availability

Day 1: 11 AM Morning gathering at Pokhara, Lakeside-6 (meeting location: The Juicery Cafe, Bangladi, Lakeside). We will then take the jeep from Pokhara to Astam and have lunch there. Afternoon yoga, followed by a meditation session. Dinner.

Day 2: Morning yoga and pranayama with sunrise views on the Himalayas. Breakfast. Local farm & village tour, followed by lunch. Afternoon yoga and Sound bowl healing session. Dinner.

Day 3: Morning yoga and pranayama with sunrise views on the Himalayas. Breakfast. Sound healing workshop, followed by lunch. Depart back to Pokhara.


Retreat location

The retreat venue is located at Annapurna Eco Village Resort in Astam Village, close to Pokhara, Nepal. It is a local village where life is slow and peaceful - an ideal spot to immerse yourself in your yoga practice. From here, the views on the Annapurna Himalayan Range as well as the surrounding hills and towns are just stunning. 

Annapurna Eco Village Resort in Astam offers spacious and bright private rooms (Queen sized bed) with 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 we have views on the Himalayan mountains. The food will be entirely vegetarian/vegan organic meals with vegetables sourced from the local farms. 


Pricing and Inclusions

185 USD

- all retreat / yoga activities
- 3 days, 2 nights in a private room with attached bathroom (hot shower)
- all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, snacks)
- transportation from and to Pokhara 

+ 70 USD for any additional night (on e-mail request)
We also organize retreats for private groups at your chosen dates!

Note: Yoga mats will be provided. You can bring your big suitcase or backpack.

Terms and conditions

We require a reservation via e-mail or the "Book online" page of this website. 

The full price of the 2 night/3 day retreat can be paid upon arrival. If you wish for a longer retreat, Madan Yoga reserves the right to ask for a deposit payment. If the retreat must be cancelled by Madan Yoga, this deposit will of course be fully refunded. Please note that all fees are non-negotiable.

Questions? I am happy to provide you with any information you may need.

Interested? Click here to book online.

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