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Himalayan Hermitage

Kathmandu, Nepal
About Himalayan Hermitage
Authentic Pilgrimage Journeys throughout the Himalayas. Immerse yourself in a living wisdom tradition: learn meditation and about Buddhist philosophy while visiting sacred sights.
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The first week we settle in beautiful locations surrounding the Kathmandu Valley and visit some of the most revered Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. The second week we hike in the foothills of the Himalayas, walking in the footsteps of fully realised yogis and yoginis, as we visit monasteries and nunneries that are nestled inside a ‘pure-land’.

The meditation and philosophy theme will be weaved into our days, both in the Kathmandu Valley and in the Himalayan foothills, as we embark on an inner and outer journey through Nepal.
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from $3,160.00
It is the ideal long weekend get-away if you are a resident of Kathmandu, wishing to further explore the Buddhist culture in Nepal and learn about Tibetan Buddhist meditation techniques, or if you are visiting Nepal and wish to take a few days out of of your programme and explore a sacred valley with many holy sites. We stay at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, host to some 100 monks located on a hill in the beautiful and sacred valley of Pharping, overlooking the entire Kathmandu Valley. This gives us an incredible opportunity to witness Buddhist monks in their daily lives in in the monastery, while at the same time it offers us the perfect place and environment to learn about Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and Tibetan Buddhist meditation practices. In the afternoons, we walk through rice fields to the Asura Cave – a Guru Rinpoche meditation cave, as well as walking through pine tree forrest up to Dudjom Rinpoche’s retreat land – one of the greatest Tibetan Buddhist masters of our time.
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from $289.00
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Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

I highly recommend joining Himalayan Hermitage on a Pilgrimage Journey. Sisse and Alex really know how to unfold the magic of the Himalaya region with their deep and local knowledge on the region. They know so much about the culture, spiritual practice and if you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank marieherborg
Reviewed January 23, 2019

We went to explore the beautiful surrounding af Katmandu and Himalayan Hermitage did a great job. They know what they're talking about. We booked their The 4-Day Pharping Pilgrimage in a Nutshell. We really saw the beauty of Nepal and explored a sacred valley with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mogens T
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

I spent two weeks with Sisse and Alexandre. I stayed at their place in Kathmandu where they rent out rooms using airbnb. Great place to stay, clean,spacious and conveniently next to the monkey temple. Toured the main attractions in Kathmandu and Alexandre was a mine...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Amazing hosts. I signed up to go to Kathmandu with a yoga teacher in Portland on a 14-day pilgrimage. Sisse & Alex pull together a great team of local experts and managed all the logistics, so I could relax and take in all the amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jefforysimmons
Himalayan_Hermitage, Owner at Himalayan Hermitage, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Cheers Jeff! We have thoroughly enjoyed the photos and footage you have shared with us from our pilgrimage journey! We hope to see you back in the Himalayas soon enough :)

Reviewed June 4, 2018

A trip of a lifetime! Nepal is truly a spiritual place with beautiful people and nature. Sisse and Alex offered us integration and understanding of the Nepalese people including sharing their knowledge of Buddhist meditation and helping us to integrate this into a daily practice....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Himalayan_Hermitage, Owner at Himalayan Hermitage, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Dear Sybil, What an amazing journey that was! Thank you for joining us on this incredible and epic pilgrimage to the Kathmandu Valley and the Himalayan foothills. We hope you will join us again in the future some time :) Take care and much love....More

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

This special pilgrimage was life changing! I knew it would be special but it surpassed my expectations. Each day was well planned with attention to details that made this the trip of a lifetime. I learned a lot about Tibetan Buddhism and about myself from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Himalayan_Hermitage, Owner at Himalayan Hermitage, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Dear Suzanne, Thank you so much for taking part in this pilgrimage! We very much appreciated your steady resourceful attitude, your optimism and kindness. We hope you will join us sometime in the future :) Much love from us at Himalayan Hermitage

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