ELEVATE NEPAL: Humanitarian Spiritual Expeditions

February 14th-23rd, 2019

ELEVATE NEPAL 2019 Retreat Itinerary*

*Subject to change at any time.

Thursday February 14th: Arrive in Kathmandu 
Check in to Boutique Hotel
Relax & unwind!
Dinner together & Group Gathering

Friday February 15th: Full Day in Kathmandu
Morning Yoga & meditation with Jessica Smith
Breakfast at the hotel
Pashupatinath Temple, Boudanath Stupa
Dinner at Special restaurant & Group Gathering

Saturday February 16th: Kathmandu-Village
Morning Yoga & Meditation with Jessica Smith
Breakfast at hotel
Departure to Village (approx 4 hours)
Stop for lunch on the way
Arrival in village
Relax & unwind
Dinner with Villagers

Sunday February 17th: Village
Morning Yoga & Meditation with Jessica Smith
Breakfast
Volunteer time
Lunch on your own
Dinner with locals & Group Gathering

Monday February 18th: Village-KTM Airport-Lumbini
Morning Yoga & Meditation with Jessica Smith
Breakfast
Depart for KTM Airport (Approx 4 hour drive)
Flight to Lumbini
Check in to hotel

Free Time
Dinner at Hotel & Group Gathering

Tuesday February 19th: Lumbini UNESCO Heritage Site
Breakfast at Hotel

Full day touring Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha, on bicycles. (approx 6-8 hours)

Lunch and rest inside spiritual grounds

Shower, rest and dinner in hotel.

Wednesday February 20th: Lumbini- Pokhara
Breakfast at hotel
Drive to Pokhara (Approx 6 hours)
Check into hotel.

Enjoying the town….shopping, sightseeing and spa time.

Afternoon Special Puja Ceremony at Temple
Dinner together outside the hotel & Group Gathering

Thursday February 21st: Workshop Day with Jessica Smith in Pokhara
Morning Yoga & Meditation with Jessica Smith
Breakfast at the hotel
Workshop Day with Jessica Smith
Lunch
Rest & relax
Buddhist Puja (Chanting) Ceremony at Temple
Dinner outside

Friday February 22nd: Pokhara-Kathmandu
Morning Yoga & Meditation with Jessica Smith
Breakfast
Flight to Kathmandu
lunch on the way
Check into hotel
Dinner & Group Gathering

Saturday February 23rd: Kathmandu
Morning Yoga & Meditation with Jessica Smith
Breakfast
Goodbye

 

TRIP ADD ON (optional):

+1 day: Everest Flight ($330)

  • 45-minute Scenic Flight: Get up and close to these magnificent mountains
  • Roundtrip flight from Kathmandu, departs February 23rd
  • 1 night accommodation in boutique hotel
  • All transportation and meals included
  • Plan to book your flight home on February 24th

+4 days: Annapurna Sanctuary Trek ($500)

  • Trek departs from Pokhara on February 22nd
  • Your trek offers dramatic scenery in the foothills of the Himalayas, under the tallest mountains in the world.
  • Stunning views of Annapurna Mountain, 26,545′
  • Region is inhabited by the Gurungs and Magars community: agriculturist of Tibetan origin.
  • You will receive warm welcome and accommodation at their tea houses
  • Trekking is all inclusive. Plan to trek 5-6 hours/ day
  • All transportation and meals included
  • 1 night boutique hotel and meals in Kathmandu
  • Fly to Kathmandu on 26th where you’d return home on the 27th
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