AnandaYoga Center

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How do I get to the Ananda Yoga Center?

You may travel to Ananda Yoga Center by taxi if you wish. Please hail a taxi and then asl the taxi driver to call us. (Be sure to have the number with you,) We will guide the taxi driver with clear directions. The journey will cost around 1000 Nepalese rupees from Thamel.


Alternatively, you may wish to travel to our centre by bus for approximately 20 rupees. Catch the ‘Raidhani Yatayat’ bus which goes to Machchhegaun from RatnaPark (City Bus Park) and get off at ‘Ananda Yoga Center’.  It is approximately a 45 minute bus journey from the City Bus Park.  Our center is located in between ‘Khusi Khusi Hotel’ and ‘Highland Distillery’. 



What should I bring?

·       Toiletries and towel

·       Simple, loose-fitting casual clothing. Depending on the time of year in which you will visit, bring weather appropriate clothing, for example, a raincoat is useful during monsoon season. 

·       Outdoor footwear

·       Flashlight

·       Pillow case and sheet

·       Sunscreen

·       Insect repellent


Please note that Ananda Yoga Center is situated on top of a hillside in a natural environment.


How long can I stay?

It is possible to stay at the ashram for any duration and participate in all the programmes provided. Also, one can develop and deepen one’s Sadhana (spiritual practice) at Ananda Yoga Center.


Is there Internet access at the Ananda Yoga Center?

There is  an Internet access at the center.  Visitors at the center are encouraged to use there time at theAnanda Yoga Center to disconnect from the outside world and deepen their Sadhana. 


What type of food is served?

The food is traditional Nepali including: dal, rice and vegetables.  All food is vegetarian. The center provides breakfast, lunch and dinner.


What type of yoga is practiced?

Ananda Yoga Center teaches Bihar Yoga. Bihar Yoga includes Asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, yoga nidra (complete relaxation technique), shatkarma (yogic cleansing: nasal, intestine and stomach cleansing), philosophy, and kirtan (devotional songs).


What is the weather like?

During the summer months, the temperature ranges from 20° celsius to 35° celcius.  During winter months, the temperature ranges from 2 degrees celcius to 20 degrees celcius.


 How much does it cost to stay at the Ananda Yoga Center?

For information about costs and courses, please contact Ananda Yoga Center directly.