Take a tour of Nepal to experience nature’s bounty and the miracle of yoga with us.
As a yoga enthusiast, if you are on a search for the next destination to realize your yogic and spiritual dreams, then we recommend you head to Nepal. Before you ask why Nepal, find it out yourself.
Nepal, the town epitomizing sheer beauty, serenity, and solace summons saints, seers, yoga enthusiasts, wanderlust to its lap in huge numbers. This is because, the town embraces the towering Himalayas, breathtaking treks, meandering rivers, and numerous yogashalas, thus Nepal has in its womb everything for everyone.
Also, this land is infamous as one of the ancient soils where yogis and spiritualists traveled for performing penance and attaining salvation in the caress of the holy Himalayas. It is also promulgated as a heaven for trekkers because of the availability of numerous trails. Similar to trekking tours in India, trekking tours in Nepal are equally famous.
Why Nepal for Yoga Tour?
Now, you all must be wondering why only Nepal for a yoga tour. Well, the land of India is enriched with popular yogic locations like Rishikesh, Kerala, Khajuraho, Dharamshala. But, Nepal has a yogic charm like none other. Walking the most alluring Nepal trekking tours against the breathtaking backdrop and quaint mountains endow yogic travelers with the revitalization of body, mind, and soul. Also, it makes for an amazingly unique expedition that many want to experience.
And on Yoga tours, the dedicated practice of yoga asanas and meditation along with other yogic and Ayurvedic elements leads to the unification of body-mind balance along with the realization of spiritual fulfillment.
Here are the top 10 best treks of Nepal as well as famous spots that are must-visit when touring Nepal for yogic purposes.
Everest Base Camp Trek:
Trekking Everest Base Camp is one of the best options for all nature lovers and venturesome souls. As you walk the undulating terrains, you become a witness to some of the most spectacular views of the mountain ranges. This trek gives you the opportunity to explore and live the Sherpa village lifestyle. There are several Buddhist monasteries on the route where you can rest in solace.
Annapurna Circuit Trek:
It is one of the famous and adventurous treks of Nepal. The traveler gets to traverse a variety of terrain in the Annapurna region. As you travel across the Annapurna circuit, you get a chance to explore cultural and natural diversity at its best. This is also a good opportunity to indulge in self-retrospection while gazing at the splendid beauty.
This trek is popular for providing a peek into the diverse cultural heritage of the region. Another highlight of this trek is that it offers a great vantage point of Langtang Ri, and views of the Annapurna and Manasalu. Surrounded by the rural landscape, the trek offers exposure to the unique Tamang village culture and a chance to walk past the beautiful glaciers.
Upper Mustang Trek:
It is known as the ‘Forbidden’ Kingdom of Mustang. One of the unknown treks in Nepal! The Upper Mustang trek offers varying topography along with an insight into traditional Nepalese and Tibetan culture. Along the trail, one has the opportunity to visit mysterious Gandaki caves and Buddhist monasteries where they can realize their spiritual dreams.
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek:
Kanchenjunga Mountain is the second-highest peak in the world. In this trek, you view and explore the beauty of eastern Nepal. The trail starts from the wild and high-mountain ranges continuing into the deep and secluded mountains ranges on Nepal’s border with Sikkim and Tibet. The region is home to the Asiatic lions. The trek also provides exposure to unspoiled local culture and nature. All these features make Kanchenjunga trekking an adventurous trip.
Manaslu Circuit Trek:
The Manaslu circuit trek flaunts amazing panoramas of peaks that flank the Nepal-Tibet border. The trek goes around the Manaslu Mountain, the 8th highest peak in the world. As you reach the highest point, you overcome your fears and feel liberated from the burden of it. There are ancient Buddhist monasteries along the trail where you can spend time unearthing the treasures of yogic science.
Ghorepani Hill Poon Trek:
If you want to go on an easy and short trek, this should be your choice. The trek looks absolutely gorgeous with rhododendron bloom. Additionally, the panorama of the high mountains is quite alluring. The sunrise view over the Annapurna range is the highlight of this trek. To all those who desire to go an adventure trip and wish to explore the beauty of the Annapurna region in a short period of time, then this is the best trek.
Gokyo Ri Trek:
This trek has luscious side glens, rippling turquoise lakes, and the country’s biggest glacier and an arc of snowy mountains which makes Gokyo valley scenic. The Gokyo valley moves through the forests and many suspension bridges. Additionally, the shrines, hamlets, alpine valleys, and glacial moraines add to the beauty of the trek. This is the ultimate trek for seekers of adventure and beauty.
Annapurana Base Camp Trek:
This one is Annapurna Base Camp and not Annapurna circuit. The trail passes through villages and valleys. Also, the trek combines different landscapes. Annapurna Base Camp is breathtaking, spectacular in many ways, thus allowing the trekkers to have a rewarding journey.
Upper Dolpo Trek:
The Tibetan style villages, the breathtaking barren landscape, and picturesque backdrop make up the Upper Dolpo. The trail passes through Nagdalo La, Shey La, and Jeng La. These trails have long climbs and strenuous descents. It is said that Upper Dolpa trekking is challenging yet rewarding.
Yogic Places in Nepal:
Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital is nestled in a valley, surrounded by the holy Himalayas. The fanatic city is a hub of spiritual sites like Swayambhunath, a Buddhist temple known as “Monkey temple,” a massive Buddha stupa- Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, a Hindu temple dating to the 1400s, and many more religious marvels.
In central Nepal, lies Pokhara, a city on the tranquil Phewa Lake. It is the gateway to the Annapurna circuit and yoga centers. Due to its splendid beauty, the town enjoys a climate favorable for and spiritual practices.
Lumbini is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. It is also one of the important spiritual sites and attracts yogis and Buddhist pilgrims from around the world. The remarkably beautiful monasteries, well-maintained gardens, and meditation & yoga centers around give sentient beings a golden chance to devote their time to peace and harmony through meditation and yoga.
Take a tour to Nepal and realize your yogic dreams.
Author Bio :
Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveller in India. He organize 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh and Ayurveda Course in Kerala. Manmohan loves writing and reading books related to yoga, health, nature, Himalayas and Trekking in India.