Frequently Asked Questions and Information about Nepal Yoga Academy 2023
This are the Frequently Asked Questions about Nepal Yoga Academy & Retreat, for Guests:

What type of yoga do we teach?
Sanatan or Traditional Hatha 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/retreat. Time to time we introduce Ashtanga / Vinssaya Style of asan

What is the booking process?
It’s simple! Please contact us via WhatsApp/Viber +977 9823319511 or email us at

If you have questions concerning the booking process, feel free to contact-
Email at
Or call at: +977 98666 90671 [Narayan Adhikari]
+977 98510 92635 [Dr. Chintamani Gautam]
+977 98400 42361 [Bibek Poudel]

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$ 30 cash and 2 passport sized photos handy, this is for 15 days or US$ 50$ for 30 days and US$ 125 for 90 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.

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 breaks are built in for meals and between classes.

Yoga Alliance Registration:

We offer YTT courses registered with American Yoga Alliances

  • RYS 200 Yoga Alliance
  • RYS 300 Yoga Alliance
  • E-RYT 500 Yoga Alliance
  • YACCEP Yoga Alliance