Unique meditation retreat in High Himalayas

  • Gangotri Glacier, Uttarkashi, Uttarákhand, Indie
  • May 21 - Jun 1, 2018 (12 days)
  • 790

About us

Join us for the unique 11 days retreat which will be led in High Himalayas, place which is from time immemorial dedicated to meditation, seeking the Truth and indwelling. Come to calm yourself from all outer distraction and enter Silence Beyond, come to touch your very intrinsic nature, True Self. After many years living a secluded life in the Himalayas, we would like to share with you precious knowledge and experiences to find your own realization, reach the inner permanent destination. We invite you to the one of the most sacred spot, place of descending the Ganges to the Earth, her very source to join us to seek Source of the Self, experience vibrant pure Himalayan nature and follow ancient knowledge of the great yogis.

Our vision is to create an environment, which will emanate ideal setting for spiritual indwelling, meditation, and contemplation, and guide seekers to get own experience of our True Existence, which can be the most transforming experience for all, individuals and the whole society. We choose a place which is precious to us and we perceive very high potential to accomplish the goal.

Join us this season, elevate your frequency, merge into the high spiritual vibration, go beyond body practice, define inner focus, join us for the unforgettable silent retreat in High Himalayas. Experience adventures hiking, the sky full of the stars, have the sacred bath in the source one of the most sacred rivers, on transformative retreat little over 14000 feet, on the lap of Himalayan peaks, with meditator, yogi, Om dweller, Swami Shree Ananda Saraswati.

“There is something beyond our mind which abides in silence. It is the supreme mystery beyond thought. Let one’s mind and one’s subtle body rest upon that, and not rest upon anything else. God is sound and silence. Attain therefore contemplation, contemplation in silence on him.” Upanishad

Venue Highlights

This heavenly adobe was chosen by many great yogis of the past for secluded sadhana, emanating high pure vibrations, best ideal for meditation, Himalayan meadow, ranging between such mountain as Mt. Shivling, Mt. Meru, Kedar Dome, Sudarshan, and Bhagirathi.

To reach remote Tapovan, we have to walk distance of 26 km, which will be divided into two days, it is beautiful path within Gangotri National park, diverse ecosystem, abundant with various species of flora as deodars, firs, birches, oaks and rhododendrons, and inhabited by more than 150 species of the birds and rare kinds of mammals, as snow leopard, black and brown bear, musk deer, blue sheep, snowcock .

To walk within the valley full of flowers, when everything is permeated by intense fragrance of ayurvedic herbs as Himalayan tulsi, wild roses, and thyme, with the Ganges guiding the way to her very source and white, snow-capped peaks with spectacular views is the healing and nourishing experience itself.


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Menu Types

  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic


Ayurvedic balanced meals will be served three times a day, two times tea with snacks, vegetarian food without garlic and onion. Please, about special diet requirements inform us during registration


1 night Rishikesh, Hotel, double sharing
1 night Gangotri, Hotel, double sharing
8 nights Gangotri National Park, Tent, single sharing
(1 night Bhujbasa, 1 night Chirbasa, 6 nights Tapovan)
1 night Dharali, Hotel, double sharing
Single occupancy in Hotels for an extra charge. Need to be reserved during registration.

We provide latest high-quality equipment for a comfortable stay in wild nature. Each participant will get own tent, 1 thin and 1 thick mattress, sleeping bag, warm sleeping insertion, blanket, pillow, solar lantern.

Our camp will consist kitchen, dining, meditation tents, tents for staff, bathroom and toilet tents with solar hot shower,
Within the retreat team of experienced assistants will take care of the group, as mountain guides, cooks, potters, helpers to enhance your stay.


Rishikesh, our starting point you can reach by direct flights from Delhi, car, bus or train.

Nearest airport Dehradun Jolly Grant, the domestic airport just 20 km far from Rishikesh, approx 700INR by car.

Tags: ancient tradition himalayas meditation silence yoga

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Why Retreat?

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Practice, learn, share, relax. Karin

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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