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Yoga Retreat in Astam (near Pokhara)


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


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

May 2023: 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28

June 2023: 9-11

Day 1: 8 AM Morning gathering at Pokhara, Lakeside-6 (meeting location: The Juicery Cafe, Bangladi, Lakeside). Yoga and breakfast at Lakeside. We will then take the jeep from Pokhara to Astam and have lunch there. Yogi Philosophy circle with Madan, followed by afternoon yoga and Kirtan mantra chanting. Dinner.

Day 2: Morning yoga and pranayama with sunrise views on the Himalayas. Breakfast. Local farm / ayurveda 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.


185 USD - 3 days, 2 nights in a private room with attached bathroom (hot shower), all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, snacks) and transportation from and to Pokhara included.

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. You can check out the resort here.

What do I need to bring?

From February to April, the weather in Astam will be warm during day time (around 20-25 degrees celsius). Do bring comfortable clothes for the yoga practice and warm clothes for the evenings. You can bring your suitcase or backpack with you. Yoga mats will be provided.

Terms and conditions:

A 20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your spot for this retreat (bank transfer). The rest of the retreat fee must be paid on the start day of the program. If the retreat must be cancelled by Madan Yoga, the 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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