Retreat Schedule & Itinerary

Sivananda Yoga Retreat 2018,
Bhutan

April 28 – May 4, 2019

7.00 am Short Meditation and Yoga Asana Class
9am Breakfast
10am Daily outing to explore beautiful nature of Bhutan
includes silent walk, outdoor meditation practice.
1pm Lunch
2 pm Visits to Monastries, Dzongs or nature walks
5.30pm Return to Hotel
6.00 pm Dinner
7.30 pm Meditation and Satsang
9.15pm Bedtime

* Daily activities are subject to change a little according to our traveling time.

1st Day – 15th July (Arrival in Thimpu)

  • Check in airport 4.30am
  • Arrive in Paro 10.30am
  • Paro to Thimphu approx. 1.5 hrs
  • Arrive Thimphu approx. 12.30pm (Lunch)
  • 1st stop – The King’s Memorial Chorten
  • Visit to weekend market (Local fruits and vegetables)
  • Return to hotel 5pm
  • 6pm Dinner – 7pm
  • Opening Satsang 8pm – 9pm

2nd Day- 16th July  (Thimpu)

  • 7am Meditation & Yoga Session
  • 9am Breakfast
  • Set off at 10am
  • Chagri Monastry (Silent walk up to the monastery)
  • 1pm Lunch
  • Buddha Point
  • Institute of 13 Art and Crafts
  • Thimphu Dzong
  • 6pm Dinner
  • 8pm – 9pm Meditation & Satsang

3rd Day – 17th July (Punakha)

  • 7am Meditation & Yoga Session
  • 9am Breakfast
  • Set off at 10am
  • Dochula Pass
  • 1pm Lunch
  • Visit Punakha Suspension Bridge
  • Return hotel at 5pm
  • 6pm Dinner
  • 8pm – 9pm Meditation & Satsang

Traditional Bhutanese architecture of Punakha Dzong in Bhutan

4th Day- 18th July (Punakha)

  • 7am Meditation & Yoga Session
  • 9am Breakfast
  • Set off at 10am
  • Punakha Dzong
  • 1pm Lunch
  • Chimi Lhakang – Silent walk to the monastery (pass by paddy field)
  • 6pm Dinner
  • 8pm – 9pm Meditation & Satsang

Young monks relax by a window of a temple in Punakha, Bhutan

5th Day – 19th July (Paro)

  • 7am Meditation & Yoga Session
  • 9am Breakfast
  • Set off at 10am
  • Journey back to Dochula Pass
  • 1pm Lunch
  • Paro Dzong
  • Stroll along Paro for Souvenirs
  • 6pm Dinner
  • 8pm – 9pm Meditation & Satsang

6th Day – 20th July (Tiger’s Nest, Paro)

  • 7am – 7.45am Breakfast
  • 8am Sett off to Tiger’s Nest
  • 1pm Lunch
  • Kyichu Lhakhang – Bhutan’s oldest monastery
  • 5pm – Cultural Show
  • 6pm Dinner
  • 8pm – 9pm Closing Satsang

7th Day – 21st July (Departure Day)

* Please email ompulence@gmail.com for more information

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