Pabekh Valley Eco- Homestay Wellness Retreat

Pabekh is a small native village at the foot of the Himalayas. It is about 70 kms from Rishikesh. Pabekh Homestay is a place where you live as a community; we eat out of the garden as much as possible and live as eco-friendly as possible.

A great place for yoga, meditation and mindfulness walk. The remoteness of the valley gives you a great peace. The valley is enriched with bulk of flora and fauna.

Over the past six years we have built ecological earthquake-resistant buildings to provide you a special experience and give you a glimpse into what makes us so charmed over all those years. This retreat gives you a chanting experience of the homestay with locals and also helps you to live a life in Back to basic style.

Retreat Facts :

Area: Pabekh Village &Rishikesh, Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand, India
Retreat Duration: 08 days / 07 nights
Retreat Type: Trekking, Yoga, Meditation, Wellness, and homestay
Retreat Grade: Easy
Highest Point:1800 mts
Accommodations: 03 nights hotel in Rishikesh, 03 night homestay in Pabekh, 01 nights in Nature Camp.
Retreat Highlights : Yoga and Meditation in pure Himalayan valleys, Ayurvedic Massage, Intro to Rishikesh (“the birthplace of yoga”), local organic & vegetarian Garhwal Indian Food, local Garhwal Himalayan Tradition and Culture, breath taking Himalayan Views, Trek to Tungnath Temple, White water Rafting on the Ganges and, most importantly, a pure and complete unmatched Retreat.

Detailed Itinerary :

Day 01: Arrive in Rishikesh


Transfer from Dehradun airport to Rishikeshand check in to your hotel. In the evening, we will all meet for dinner and a Retreat Presentation of coming days. Organize a massage schedule for second day. Meditation.

Overnight stay in hotel.

Rishikesh

Ever since the Beatles rocked up at the Ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the late ‘60s, Rishikesh has been a magnet for spiritual seekers. Today it styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with dozens of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes.

Most of this action is north of the main town, where the exquisite setting on the fast-flowing River Ganges, surrounded by forested hills, is conducive to meditation and mind expansion. In the evening, an almost supernatural breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing as sadhus (spiritual men), pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly Ganga Aarti (a fire offering or ritual performed on the Ganges).
Day 02: Explore the Area & Massage


After the morning yoga session and breakfast we will organize walking tours of Rishikesh and to the Beatle’s Ashram.There will be time for shopping & lunch on your own. Perhaps we go as a group to experience Ganga Aarti in late afternoon. Group dinner, and the evening to be spent at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel in Rishikesh.

Day 03: Drive to Pabekh Homestay


After a yoga session and breakfast, we drive for next 2.5 – 3 hrs to reach Pabekh Valley. The first 35 minutes we drive along the river Ganges. Later the valley splits and we start driving higher to the foothills of the Himalayas. The drive till Pabekh valley is very scenic and passes through different villages and valleys of the Himalayas. Upon arrival in Pabekh we trek down 2.5 kms to reach Pabekh Homestay. In the evening, we will enjoy the cultural and traditional music of Garhwal Himalayas. Evening meditation. Dinner and overnight stay at Pabekh.

Day 04: Nature Walk around the village and cooking class.


The morning of a countryside is always magnificent. You can listen different sounds of the bird in the valley. Yoga session. After breakfast, we walk along the water stream which is flowing just below the homestay. At some point the stream passes through the deep gorge and you can feel the sound vibration. Later we visit the traditional village and encounter the village lifestyle of the locals. In the evening learn the basic style of cooking with the villagers. Have a good meal with the locals.

Overnight stay at Pabekh homestay.

Day 05 : Layover Day & Massages


This day is just to relax and explore. Feel easy to explore the area your own way. We will tell you the schedule about your massages. Evening meditation followed by dinner.

Overnight stay at Pabekh.

Day 06: Hike to Hanumann Top and drive to Nature Camp.


After morning yoga and breakfast, we hike for approx. 2.5 – 3 hrs to reach Hanumaan top. The trek passes between the villages and local school. We visit the school and continue our walk to the top. The top offers a great view of the Himalayan foothills. After saying goodbye to the Pabekh homestay we drive for approx. 2 hours to reach Nature camp on the bank of the Himalayan Stream for our overnight stay. Enjoy the evening campfire. Dinner and overnight stay at Nature Camp.

Day 07 : Drive to Rishikesh& Whitewater rafting on Ganges.


Morning yoga and meditation session. After breakfast, we drive for 1 hour to Rishikesh. From here we depart for a rafting trip on Ganges. Enjoy the splashes of Mother Ganges. After rafting wecheck into hotel. The rest of the day to be spend in leisure.

Overnight stay in hotel at Rishikesh.

Day 08: Goodbye ! Depart to your further destinations.


Fly home or depart to your next destination with the high spirits of the retreat. Retreat and trip ends.

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