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Experience The Joy Of Village Life: Enjoy Farming, Walking Tours & Jungle Activities
5 Days · 4 Nights
₹ 6,825
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Join us on a journey to Raikholi in Tharali, Uttarakhand to experience the joy of a simple pahadi life as you learn the art of farming, hiking, forest camping, and partake in cultural activities such as folk music, dance and village theatre! Stay in comfortable tents under an open starry-sky as you revel in the charm of a life close to nature and its many wonders.    

What you will love

  • Connecting with a life that is as simple as it is fulfilling. Away from the chaos of cities, you will spend four days finding pleasure and relaxation in mindful activities such as farming, hiking, cooking, camping, yoga and much more
  • Interacting with village folk and hearing their tales from the days gone by can be a great way to unwind and leave behind all the stress of a fast-paced life of discontentment 

Accommodation details

  • Guests will stay in 2- and 3-person tents in Tharali, Uttarakhand. Pets are allowed at this retreat
  • Find the lodge on Google Maps here.
  • How to reach
    Cab: A cab from Delhi will take 11 hours to Raikholi
    Bus:  Take a Volvo bus from Majnu ka Tilla or ISBT in Delhi to Dewal. Tharali village will come on the route. Get down there and walk till Raikholi. 


  • Reach Raikholi by evening
  • Rest and meet everyone
  • Have dinner
  • Wake up call at 5am
  • Short hike to see the sun rise and to meditate
  • Hike back to base camp at Raikholi
  • Breakfast + cup of refreshing organic tea
  • Head to the fields to get your hands dirty as you learn farming with the elderly village folks
  • Clean up with a swimming session at Raikoli Valley
  • Back to the base camp for lunch
  • Short village exploration with our three pahadi dogs
  • Bonfire and live music session
  • End the day with a hearty dinner
  • Wake up with a cup of refreshing pahadi tea
  • Join a meditation session amidst nature
  • Time for breakfast
  • Pre-trek huddle: Learn some tips from our experienced trek guide
  • Take a 5-6km trek to see the historic houses of ancient pahadis in Laata Sunao
  • Have tulsi tea and partake in a body movement session
  • Help us cook lunch with organic vegetables
  • Trek back to base camp
  • Yin Yan yoga to stretch after the trek
  • Snacks and tea served as you watch the sunset
  • Day ends with dinner
  • Have a lazy morning with tulsi tea
  • Short hike around to start your day
  • Breakfast
  • Local village exploration with the guide and our pahadi dogs. Local elders join in to swap stories
  • Lunch
  • Folk dance and music with the villagers
  • Bonfire and organic bidis
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Goodbye hugs and photos
  • Check out
  • Dinner on day 1
  • 3 pahadi meals on the next three days
  • Breakfast on day 4
  • Sleeping bags and other equipment for camping
  • Porters and horses to carrying camping equipment
  • Cook and trekking guide
  • Anything not included above

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All bookings for Tripoto Mindful Retreats are non-refundable.

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