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Yoga and Detox retreat in remote Himalayas.

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
25 guests
2 nights minimum
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Life at Altitude Moksha follows a certain pace that is dictated by nature. With no cellular connectivity, Altitude Moksha offers ample space in time to connect with your own self. Rhododendron, Oakwood and Pine forests create a dense canopy to hide this herbs farm from the nearby villages. A 4.5 acres herbal farm at an altitude of 1900 meters above sea level, Altitude Moksha at Gussain is located in the remote Himalayan region of Dhar Payakoti, close to Kirtinagar in Uttarakhand. With almost 4.5 hrs driving distance from Rishikesh on the Badrinath highway, Gussain is located at the roads end taking a detour from Kirtinagar. Kirti Nagar is the closest town, with a 45 mins driving distance. The road ends at a village called Mandhar. Gussain is a 30 minutes trek after leaving the road. Acti...Life at Altitude Moksha follows a certain pace that is dictated by nature. With no cellular connectivity, Altitude Moksha offers ample space in time to connect with your own self. Rhododendron, Oakwood and Pine forests create a dense canopy to hide this herbs farm from the nearby villages. A 4.5 acres herbal farm at an altitude of 1900 meters above sea level, Altitude Moksha at Gussain is located in the remote Himalayan region of Dhar Payakoti, close to Kirtinagar in Uttarakhand. With almost 4.5 hrs driving distance from Rishikesh on the Badrinath highway, Gussain is located at the roads end taking a detour from Kirtinagar. Kirti Nagar is the closest town, with a 45 mins driving distance. The road ends at a village called Mandhar. Gussain is a 30 minutes trek after leaving the road. Activities at Altitude Moksha 1. Guided Yoga lessons in the most pristine Himalayan environment. 2. Detox therapies and courses using pure Himalayan herbs. 3. Rosemary, Lavender, Oregano and other exotic herb’s farm's tour. 4. Guided lessons in Permaculture farming. 5. Earthbag Cottage building workshops. 6. Disaster management courses (Forest Fires/Flood Relief). 7. Himalayan village tour. 8. Educational tours on native Himalayan flora and fauna. 9. Living on a herbal farm. Learn the cultivation of exotic herbs. 10. Trekking/camping and jungle survival techniques. 11. Live among the locals to experience the authentic Himalayan way of life. 12. Traditional Himalayan medicine. 13. Music festivals. 14. Experience living in stone and mud cottages. 15. Learn the cultivation of Kiwi fruit. 16. Picnic beside natural Himalayan springs. 17. Detox treatments and natural Himalayan herbs foot soak. 18. Campfires and bushcraft. 19. Stargazing and star identification sessions. 20. Visit an ancient Shiva temple (Unknown to rest of the world). 21. Meditate under a Rudraksha tree. 22. Learn traditional Himalayan cooking with wild herbs. 23. Taste fresh Rosemary/Rhododendron tea. 24. Witness the making of herbal salts (a local delicacy). Altitude Moksha welcomes guests, corporate training groups, school and college study groups interested in studying Himalayan flora and fauna and volunteers.More
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About the Owner
HJ R
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2018
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The cottages are serviced by caretakers who are stationed on the campus and are ready to cater to any demands of the guests.
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Suitable For Children Under 5
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Private Garden
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About the neighbourhood
Situated amidst dense pine and grey oak forests, Altitude Moksha witnesses its fair share of flora and fauna with abundant wildlife to watch. Herbs under cultivation include Rosemary, Oregano, Thyme, Nepeta, Lavender. Kiwi plantations have been initiated at the farm along with different varieties of Dandelions and Chamomile. Altitude Moksha boasts of traditional stone cottages, earthbag cottages served by pure Himalayan Springwater. Traditional style cooking mixed with pure ingredients act a cherry on the pie. The farm always experiences cool weather, no matter what season it is? Sunshine during the summers can be strong, typical of high altitude regions. But a warm pullover is always welcome.
Getting around
The area around Altitude Moksha all thick Pine, Oakwood, and Rhododendron forests. The tracks are all forest paths and a guide a recommended. The closest settlement is a small village called Dhar Payakoti at a distance of about 1 Kms by trek. A small daily needs shop is located in the village.
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