Yoga Meditation and Hike Retreat in Himalays, Chopta at Yoga School in Rishikesh Offering to you excellent and one of the top notch yoga retreats in Rishikesh India at our well constructed school. This is very much true and beneficial to try out, learn, study and practice the way of following yoga at the very same place, it originated. The week end holiday yoga retreats in the himalayas will help you to adjust to the yoga school lifestyle along with having some of the best moments of your life and enjoy holiday activities like trekking, sightseeing, river rafting, close to nature view and more in the himalayas mounts. If the retreats are blended with Hiking, it is going to be so much fun isn’t it? This 6-day plan is unmatched in nature’s beauty, exhilarating challenges, time-efficiency and convenience. The highlights of the trek range from awe-inspiring summit views to warmth of the forest greens, piquing up interests in all sorts of mountain lovers. You could be a nature treasurer, bird watching amateur, or a shutterbug with a dream of capturing the drama in the highlands, Chopt-Chandrashila-Deorital is a trek for all and fails none.
- Hitch A Hike Yoga Retreat Reduce stress, regain focus, better day
- Price:800 USD Shared Accommodation1000 USD Private Accommodation
- Host:Rishikesh Yoga School
- Location: Rishikesh To Chopta
- Duration: 6 Days
Day 1- Rishikesh – Ukhimath (225 kms/7 hrs)
After breakfast at Retreat Centre (Rishikesh), which is also know as the pilgrim trail of Uttrakhand . From there you will meet your instructor and then you will be transferred to Ukhimath via Devprayag- a town marking the gorgeous confluence of Alakananda and Bhagirathi and Rudraprayag making confluence of the Alaknanda and Mandakini River. Arrival at Ukhimath will be in the evening. You will check in at the hotel, have dinner, meditation, and overnight stay. Ukhimath is situated at an altitude of 1370 meters / 4500 feet above sea level . Ukhimath is a small town the winter seat of Kedarnath, and a Hindu pilgrimage site in Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand, India. During the winters, the idols from Kedarnath temple, and Madhyamaheshwar are brought to Ukhimath and worshipped here for six months.
Day 2- Ukhimath – Deoria Tal (2438 mts / 7998 ft)
In the early morning, you can see snow-capped Himalayan ranges. From 6:00 to 8:00 a.m., there will be a yoga class. After your yoga class, enjoy your delicious breakfast at 8:30 a.m. After breakfast, pack your bag and get ready for a drive of approximately 40 minutes which will take you to Sari The traditional village is a pretty picture composed of little houses sketched across a mountain backdrop and lined with green patches of agricultural fields. A well-defined rocky trail will show you to the end, from where the Chandrashila summit is clearly visible and the Tunganath temple is a speck of color. After this point, it’s a steep uphill bend on the ridge back of the mountain. From here you will start the trek to Deoria Tal through the dense forest of Rhododendron along with wildflowers and ferns. The trek will take 2 to 3 hours. We go steadily up. At 7, 434 ft. village localities vanish from sight. Nearly 20 minutes from this point, we will be standing with the waters of Deoriatal glistening down a lurching gentle slope. A grand vista of Chaukhamba massifs is unveiled in the background of the lake. Set out the tents near lakeside for an overnight stay. From 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., there will be a meditation class, dinner will be at 7:30 p.m. and at 8:30 p.m. lights will be off.
Day 3- Deoria Tal – Chopta
In the morning from 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. enjoy a yoga class in the lap of Himalayas, then after having your breakfast start trek to Chopta through dense forest and meadows.The trail is sprinkled with little shrines that stand out in the greenness by the red and yellow flags tied on them. It is a 12-kilometer trek. A resplendent view of the Chandrashila awaits on the other side of the forest margin. After the level-land, you will have to re-enter the forest now characterized with old oaks and maple besides the rhododendrons. This forms part of the Kedarnath Sanctuary, and with some luck, trekkers can spot red fox and other small wild things. Along this line, Chandrashila and flanked by the adjoining Kala Parvat Peak gain prominence. You can find the way bending from here to Bisuri Tal lake and a small tarn named Nandikund, situated at the base of Kala Parvat. Further down as you progress, a silvery rivulet coming from Chandrashila meets your way. Here, you can fill your water supplies and move on taking a small wooden bridge on the stream. Shepards from local villages come here to graze their livestock. In the afternoon upon arrival at Chopta enjoy your lunch with a mesmerising 360-degree view of snow-covered Himalayan peaks. In the evening, explore the beauty of Chopta. After that from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., there will be a meditation class, dinner will be at 7:00 p.m.and at 8:30 p.m lights will be off.
Day 4- Chopta Tungnath – Chandrashila– Rudraprayag
From 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. enjoy a yoga class. After an early breakfast, start your trek to Tungnath which is highest Shiva temple in the world. The trek runs on a well-defined concrete-bound trail from Chopta to the temple. Tungnath is situated at the height of 3680 meters above the sea level. The trek is 3-kilometres upward and en-route you will find lush green meadows. You can witness a wide range of snow-capped Himalayas. Upon arriving, pay a visit to Tungnath Temple. After resting for a while, you can head out for Chandrashila peak, which is a kilometer away from Tungnath. At the end of a steep and arduous climb, the summit will be reached with a 360 degree view of the Garhwal and Kumaon mountains welcomingly lying ahead. Notable peaks in this panorama of grandeur are—Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Dronagiri, Chaukhamba, and Kedar. Glimpses of the Thalaysagar and Gangotri ranges too could be made out at the edges. Later, you will trek back to Chopta and then drive one hour to Rudraprayag for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5- Rudraprayag – Rishikesh
From 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. enjoy a yoga class, therefore an early breakfast. Drive back to Rishikesh. After some rest at 8:00 p.m there will be a group dinner and celebration at the Retreat centre on the successful completion of the retreat.
Day 6- Rishikesh
At 8:30 a.m, there will be a group breakfast. At 12:00 p.m., you will say farewell to the group.
Whole Days Activity
06:00 AM Wake Up
07:00 AM Asana class
08:00 AM Breakfast
09:00 AM Trekking
12:00 PM Lunch
12:45 PM Trekking
05:00 PM Meditation
07:00 PM Dinner
08:00 PM Music
09:00 PM Good Night
|Things to carry|
|1- Trek pants- 2 pairs (ignor jeans, shorts, capris, denims.)||2- T-shirt- 4 pairs (2 full & 2 half sleeves).||3- sweater- 2 ( 1 fleece & 1 woolen).||4- jacket- 2 ( 1 fleece & 1 down feather).||5- Thermal wear- 1 nos.||6- Gloves- woolen & water-proof.|
|7- socks- (3 cotton & 2 woolen pairs).||8- warm inner- wears.||9- rain coat- 1.||10- handkerchief or towel.||11- slippers.||12- back-pack & rain cover.|
|13- couple of water-bottles.||14- Hiking shoes water-proof & ankle support.||15- glucose, chocolate, biscuits & nuts.||16- Personal medical kit ( if you require).||17- caps- 2 ( 1 suncap & woolen cap)|