A yoga retreat is the best way to discover this land of high passes. The retreat focuses on some Buddhist practices and discourses on Buddhism.
Of course, other than yoga and meditation the culture of these wonderful mountain people is what makes us travel the distance.
We explore the Ladakhi culture through their food, homestays, monasteries and local industries.
Unplug, slow down and get back in touch with nature. Be more relaxed than you've ever been
Day 1 Arrive Nimmu
Arrive Leh and an hours drive to a boutique homestay nestled in the village of Nimmu.. Take half the day to acclimatise. We start with a short session of pranayama (yogic breathing) and relaxation. Evening tea by the bon fire. Overnight.
DAY 2 Nimmu
Early morning light yoga asana practice. After a nice healthy breakfast proceed for a drive towards some of the most beautiful monasteries of the region Alchi and Likir. Return to the hotel after a traditional Ladakhi lunch at a local house. Late afternoon delve into the deep practice of Yoga Nidra. This evening learn to make the traditional Ladakhi dumplings called momos.
DAY 3 Nimmu
After your early morning practice and breakfast enjoy a guided walk in the village of Nimmu. Early afternoon depart for rafting on the River Zanskar. Packed lunch en route. Evening restorative yoga and pranayama practice. Dinner in the open.
DAY 4Nimmu to Nubra Valley
Proceed for Nubra Valley and check in to an organic resort there. Afternoon walk around the village and meditation among these grand mountains. Evening restorative yoga and pranayama practice. Dinner by a bonfire.
DAY 5 Nubra Valley
Early morning light yoga asana practice. Drive through the villages towards the Diskit monastery and for a visit to the sand dunes at Hundar. We’ll do a little music meditation here at Hundar. Return to the resort by lunch time. Evening yoga nidra. Evening enjoy a short discourse on Buddhism by a Buddhist monk.
DAY 6 Nubra Valley
After the morning asana practice and breakfast depart for a short hike around the Valley. Enjoy a packed picnic lunch.Late afternoon return to the resort and enjoy a session of Yin Yoga.
DAY 7 Nubra Valley – Leh
Early morning we drive out of Nubra Valley and reach Leh Enjoy your stay tonight in the capital city of Leh. Walk through the streets and bazaars of Leh. Visit of the Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace between pashmina shopping sprees. Dinner at one of the most elegant restaurants of Ladakh. Overnight in Leh.
DAY 8 Return
Early morning depart for the airport for your flight out of Leh.