Journey to Happiness Travel Itinerary

 Come As You Are!

Your Overview of the full program:

Namaste & Welcome

*A more detailed schedule will be given upon arrival*

Trip duration:18 nights/19days
Trip Highlights: Kathmandu / Langtang Valley / Pokhara
Oct 1st  Arrival Day

Kathmandu, Nepal

Upon arrival you can apply for Nepalese visa at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Your single entry visa will cost $40.00 for this trip. Lata, the tour organizer will receive at the airport & transfer you at your hotel. We will have our Trek Relief team come to brief you about trekking to prepare you for your journey. We will end the day with authentic Nepalese welcome dinner.

Oct 2nd day 1:

Langtang Region, Nepal

Early breakfast at the Hotel. Drive 8 hours towards central Nepal to Syabrubesi village. On our way through the L lunch and tea break arrive at Syadrubesi, dinner and overnight.

Oct 3rd day 2:

Breakfast at the tea house and trek 6 hours to Rimche with tea and lunch break along the way, dinner and overnight at Lama Hotel.

Oct 4th day 3:

Breakfast at the tea house and trek 5 hours to Thyangsyap with tea and lunch break along the way, dinner and overnight.

Oct 5th day 4: Breakfast at the tea house & trek 3 hours to Kyanjin Gompa.
Oct 6th day 5: Option hike to Kyanjin Ri / Volunteer here.
Oct 7th day 6:

Breakfast at the tea house and trek halfway back 6/7 hours with tea and lunch break, dinner and overnight.

Oct 8th day 7: Breakfast at the tea house and trek 6/7 hours to Syabrubesi dinner and overnight.
Oct 9th day 8:

Breakfast at tea house, volunteer at School site Syabrubesi with tea and lunch break, dinner overnight.

Oct 10th day 9: Drive 7 hours from Syabrubesi to Pokhara. Yoga Retreat center check in welcome dinner and overnight.
Oct 11th day 10:

Pokhara, Nepal

Refer to Yoga Retreat daily schedule  

Oct 12th day 11:

Pokhara, Nepal

Refer to Yoga Retreat daily schedule  

Oct 13th day 12:

Pokhara, Nepal

Refer to Yoga Retreat daily schedule

Oct 14th day 13: Retreat daily schedule

Oct 15th day 14:

Morning Medittion,Breakfast at Retreat center, drive 2 hours to Seti River for rafting adventure & overnight camping under the stars by the river.
Oct 16th day 15:

Breakfast at the camp, continue rafting for couple of hours until final destination and drive to Kathmandu with leisure time!

 DIWALI- First day of five days (PUJA) celebration starts.....

Oct 17th day 16: 1st day Kag puja (Crow) Breakfast at the hotel & we will try to feed crow birds in honor of the celebration.Visit an ancient city Bhaktapur/Patan where it takes you back in time.We will get a chance to try pottery making taste the best Yogurt ever!
Oct 18th day 17:

2nd day Kukur puja (Worship of Dog) Breakfast at the hotel then we will volunteer at the animal shelter and feed homeless street dogs to celebrate Dog day. Visit Garden of Dreams.Leisure time shopping. If time permits we will have cooking class.

Oct 19th day 18:

Laxmi puja/Cow (Goddess of wealth) Breakfast at the Hotel we will visit Temples & Monastery half day. We will dress up in traditional attire to help decorate the house and prepare for Goddess Laxmi to enter the homes by lighting the whole house with butter lamps or candles. Leisure time/shopping.

Oct 20th day 19:

Mha puja(Self love) Departure day, For our last day we will celebrate Mha puja by following a ethnic Newar tradition for selflove to end our important part of this journey with a feast.

 

 

     Namaste & Dhanyabhad! 

Wish you a very Happy-Ness Journey back !!

  Leave as you want to BE!