Retreats

OUR SACRED STORIES RETREAT IN NEPAL

– 9 Day Retreat in the healing lands of Nepal –

25th of October to 3rd of November 2018.

We will have a small group to ensure quality in delivering what you need during the Retreat, therefore spaces are limited.

An Earth journey to explore the inner landscape of our being.

Supported by nature, surrounded by the power of the Himalayas we will walk together. Reconnecting with the Sacred Stories of who we are and the stories that weaves us together.

Anchoring, moving, breathing, embracing change, shedding layers, connecting and diving into wisdom and love from Mother Earth.

The retreat is for those who value the Spiritual Journey, and are willing to dive into the depths of our Soul.

What is included:

– Daily powerful longevity practices (Yoga Asana, Tai Chi, Meditation, Pranayama),

– Breath Work,

– Healing circles, ceremonies and workshops,

– Exploring the 5 elements,

– Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner- Vegan and Vegetarian only,

– Fruit and Tea,

– 9 nights and 8 days accommodation in a beautiful and simple Eco homestay overlooking the Himalayas,

– Nepalese cooking classes,

– 2 day trekking to Lwang Ghael with overnight stay at a local homestay (all included),

– 1 day trekking to Dhampush,

– Small intimate group,

– Optional to extend your stay for a 5 day trekking in Poon Hill*

Venue and Accommodation

Our magical venue is located about 16km from Pokhara, Nepal. Surrounded by breath taking views, The Eco-Village is committed to environmentally sustainable farming techniques and grows many varieties of vegetables, herbs, spices, and grains directly on the farm. Delicious food, attention to detail, and the feeling of being part of the family make this the perfect place to come for a traditional Nepalese experience alongside western comforts, steeped in the culture and natural beauty of the area.

The accommodation

Our accommodation is simple. Created with care and love by the beautiful Nepalese people and Mother Earth. Aimed to offer you the time to re connect with simplicity, beauty, and love from the Earth, from Nepal and from living within a community.

Annapurna Eco-Village consists of several stone cottages with slate roofs, set amongst agri-cultural fields and the eco-farm within a traditional Nepali Village.

Rooms

Shared Room- 2-3 retreat guests per room. Each spacious room has comfortable beds and an attached bathroom with cold running water and an western-style toilet. Each room is equipped with a large and small bucket that can be filled easily with steaming hot solar-heated water from our large tank on the grounds.

Blankets, bed sheets, and shower towels are provided. We recommend you to bring an extra travel towel and warm thermo layers for bed time.

Physical Practices

-The indoor Yoga space is simple and all the yoga props are provided.

-Outdoor practice, surrounded by fresh air and Mother Nature will also be part of our retreat.

Trekking

Our local guide will be taking us to nearby villages, so we can dive deep into the experience of being in Nepal and the healing energy of it’s beauty.
Our longest trekking will be 5 hours long. We will be staying at a local homestay. Accommodation, food, guide are included. Good quality and water proof trekking shoes are important and a small daily pack for your belongs. Your big luggage will be safely kept at our eco-village.

Food

-Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included. As well as tea and fruit.
-Food will be simple, made made with love and care from our local nepalese brothers and sisters. Ingredients will be mostly organic and sourced from the Eco-Village or from close by farms.
-Mostly nepalese food. Western food provided by request.
Our meals will be vegetarian and vegan only.

Getting there:

Book flight to Pokhara

or

Book flight to Kathmandu, and arrange a domestic 30 minute flight to Pokhara which leaves every day roughly between 8-9am.

Local pick up from Pokhara airport to the Eco Villa and back can be arranged at extra cost.

Investment:

Early bird, from May to 15th of July: $1600
Full price from July 16th: $1750
Payment plan is available. A $15 dollars fee is applied for the payment plan option. Last payment must be completed by September 2018.

$300 non refundable deposit to guarantee your spot.

Cancelation Policy:

$300 deposit fee is not refundable.

Cancellation 60 days before the retreat 75% refundable.

No refund after October 20th unless your spot is filled.

Not Included:

– Airfares to Nepal, to Pokhara and back home
– Visa
– Travel Insurance
– Any accomodation before and after the retreat
– Transfer from Pokhara airport to Eco Village and back to airport can be arranged and extra cost.
– Tips for guide and for Eco Village hosts.

Visa

Here you will find all the information about getting a visa to clear entry in Kathmandu

*Airfares, Visa, Travel Insurance and optional trekking to Poon Hill are not included.

Facilitators

Petra Belluzzo is a bright passionate Yoga Teacher, holds amazing Sacred Circles and is very experienced in Breath Work for healing deep traumas. She carries a soft and powerful nature, as she lives her truth of being an Earth Lover.

Marcia Kothe is a Reiki Master Teacher, Meditation and Tai Chi Teacher, she is absolutely passionate to be at service to people for everyones evolution and growth.