FAQs for Resort Guests

Frequently Asked Questions and Information about Nepal Yoga Academy 2016
This the Frequently Asked Questions about Nepal Yoga Academy & Retreat, for Guests:

What type of yoga we teach?
Sanatan or Traditional Yoga is a vast subject area following the writings of Patanjali and other old masters. Mostly we teach Hatha & Raja styles of yoga during the course

What is the booking process?
It’s simple! For your (Package/Training) please pay a US$200 deposit (20% of whole package for retreat and US$200 for Training) to initiate your booking. We hope you understand that this deposit will be Non-refundable. Upon initial booking, Full payment is due at the time of arrival.

If you have questions concerning the booking process, feel free to contact-
Email at nepalyogaacademy@gmail.com
Or call at:
Tel: 98510 92635 Dr. Chintamani
Tel: +977 9813442669 Krishna

Should I bring my own yoga mat?
We have plenty of mats, blankets, cushions and other supports, but we recommend you have your own mat (or towel) for the duration of the training.

Do I need a visa?
To travel Nepal you will need visa. Either you can apply from your home country or you can get upon arrival. If you plan to get it upon arrival in Nepal please make US$25 cash and 2 passport sized photos handy, this is for 15 days or 40$ for 30 days and 80$ for 60 days. Please check here for updated information.

Do I need travel insurance?
We require all teacher training students to have travel insurance covering their trip to Nepal. Apart from checking for quotes online, you may also wish to check with your travel agent. Whatever option you take please make sure to obtain travel insurance before you leave your home country and please provide us with a print out of your details upon arrival.

Are toiletry products easily available?
Local shops have a wide range of products available. Shower gels, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, shavers etc are widely available and you should buy them here if you wish to save and travel light (unless you have your particular brand). Any pharmaceutical items you may wish to buy are usually available here and about a third of the price There are some great natural Ayurvedic products available too. However, we advise you to buy your sunscreen in your home country. Sunglasses in Nepal are not of a high standard unless you buy designer labels, so you should consider bringing yours from home. Please note that the Academy & Retreat are more than an hour’s drive out of Kathmandu. It may be good idea to visit some shops / ATMs in Thamel or Bhaktapur area before you come to Nepal Yoga retreat center.

Are the any additional taxes or fees we must pay?
There are no additional taxes or fees. The fee stated on this website includes all lodging, meals and sessions.

Will you find a roommate for me if I come by myself?
Yes. Many people attend the retreats without a friend or partner.

Are the retreats suitable for beginners?
These retreats are suitable for anyone, regardless of age, physical ability or prior experience in yoga and meditation. Students come to these retreats for different reasons and with different backgrounds. The retreat experience is unique for everyone.

Can you accommodate a special diet?
Generally yes. The meals are vegetarian, and a variety of grains and vegetables here. Even can get Organic products from village and farm.

Will I have free time?
Yes, we plan for you to be free everyday! The YTT students rest on Sundays only. There are also breaks built in for meals and between classes. We can program some hiking, volunteering in the village, organic farm visit, ayurvedic massages or other activities into every day.

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