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Switzerland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I visited HIYA twice, in the course of June and July 2016, each time as a 2-day yoga retreat (overnight stay), with accommodation within the Kailash bungalow. Located slightly away from the buzz of Kathmandu center, HIYA provides a truly beautiful & relaxing atmosphere inviting you to just ... pause for a moment. The place is not easy to find... More 

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Himalayanyoga, Owner at Himalayan Int'l Yoga Academy and Research Center, responded to this review

thank you very much for your visit and stay in yogic packages and mentioning the short briefing of package and all solution for other new comers that will make more easier for new visitors. We will always try to make better here and hope all visitors will happy from our services and teaching. thank you More 

Pokhara, Nepal
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It would be nice if they had spread the message ; Himalayas of Nepal- the source of river Ganges and the origin place of Vedic Sanatan Dharma (the root of all the religion, Astrology, Ayurveda, Fengsui, Tantra, Yoga and Meditation). It would be a matter of pride for yoga lovers to be in the pious land of Guru Gorakshanath (the... More 

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

I stayed a HIYA for 5 days, and all of them were one of my favorites on my travels. I needed to destress and relax. Dr. Sobudh has unlimited knowledge and youga and meditation classes were great, learnt so much and improved my asanas. The food is vegetarian but very good, they will also theach you how to cook. You... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Completed a 2 night/1 day retreat here. Overall, it was a nice way to get out of the city and meet interesting people as a solo traveler, but time could have been better spent on a trek or doing excellent yoga classes in Thamel, while staying in a guest house outside of town. Location is tranquil, but still affected by... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

My friend and I stayed in Kathmandu for a few days before and after our trek; we were thrilled we chose to stay at HIYA. This little yoga retreat is a bit of a drive outside the city but it was completely worth it - the air was fresh, the view over the city was nice, daily massages were a... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

At first I wasn't impressed but then realised it was because the manager tried to continue running the daily sessions without the resident Dr Subodh (who has a very good reputation but was in India on a course at the time). So other practitioners were brought in to the morning Yoga sessions and evening meditations. Eventually we got some good... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 October 2014

I have spent 10 days at the HYA, and would have stayed far longer if it had been possible. The yoga classes are excellent, as well as the food, the cleanliness and the friendly and helpful staff. The tents are large and very comfortable. Very recommendable if your aim is to eliminate stress and get to know more about yoga.

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Coaldale, Canada
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

I stayed at HIYA for one week in January and by the end of the week felt as though I was family with the lovely staff. The food, schedule, healing therapies and meditations are lovely - and the place is situated in the hills of KTM which receives absolutely stunning weather and sunshine during the day. Ganeshwar, who is one... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

We stayed 2 days and 1 night. I thought it was an excellent bargain- 44 USD for 3 meals, 3 yoga/ meditation classes and a one hour massage. The yoga is slow and is mostly meditation. One of the classes you move more, but it focuses more on meditation and breathing than I had previously been used to. The staff... More 

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Tseung Kwan O, null, Hong Kong
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Reviewed 17 January 2014

We were apprehensive about coming here as we didnt know what to expect. When we arrived we were greeted by the manager Lala, who was the most friendly little man I have ever met. He took us on a tour of the place and arranged for lunch to be made which we had in the beautiful garden. We stayed for... More 

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A retreat center in Kathmandu Nepal provides Yoga, Meditation, Accommodation, Organic food, Alternative medicines, Reiki Healing and Training,Spa and Wellness. Come and join us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Himalayan Int'l Yoga Academy and Research Center

Address: Nagarjun-2, Halchowk-Gairigaun Chautara, Kathmandu 20919, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: RM196 - RM357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“garden view room”
 of 5 bubbles tushitanepal2015, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“perfect to destress and enjoy the peace and love”
 of 5 bubbles mn735, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Make sure Dr Subodh is in residence to experience full value of this beautiful place.”
 of 5 bubbles V9477ASlisam, 24 May 2015 | Read review
“Bring a flashlight or head lamp for those lightless hours in KTM!”
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 of 5 bubbles Misskilaw, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The bungalow is recommended. If it is hotter, id recommend the tents.”
 of 5 bubbles KarenC89x, 17 Jan 2014 | Read review
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