Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Bhutan Land of the Thunder Dragon

2023 | From US $4,798 early bird

This retreat and cultural tour is brought you to you by Yoga Therapy Institute, leading provider of inspirational Yoga events and Bhutan & Beyond, leading travel agents specialising in Bhutan. This retreat is suitable for beginners and advanced Yoga practitioners.

Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Bhutan – Imagine a sacred journey to Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. You will immerse yourself in the majestic stillness of this Himalayan mountain kingdom and be captivated by the spirit and culture of this fascinating country.

These tours are popular and sell out up to 6 months in advance of departure.

Retreat & Tour Highlights

  • 15 Yoga, meditation, relaxation and mindfulness sessions
  • Internationally acclaimed retreat leader and group facilitator Sal Flynn
  • 4 Nights traditional Bhutanese 3 Star hotels and 5 nights 5 star delightful heritage style resort accommodation.
  • Destinations include Thimphu City, Punakha Valley and Paro Valley

Cultural Experiences

  • Special Lhab Sang Puja (long life ceremony) with monks
  • Traditional lunch at a Bhutanese farmhouse

Spiritual Experiences

  • Kyichu Lhakhang, Bhutan’s oldest monastery
  • Buddha Dordenma (aka Golden Buddha 54 metres high)
  • Chimi Lhakhang monastery

Special Experiences

  • Walking meditation and special pilgrimage to Taktsang Monastery (Tiger’s Nest) –Bhutan’s most sacred monastery
  • Bhutan is tucked amongst the foothills of the Himalaya
  • Visit Punakha’s awesome Dzong (medieval castle) – Bhutan’s best!

You will be inspired by this nation which created the Gross National Happiness measurement and is committed to the preservation of culture, ethical governance, economic responsibility and environmental care. 

Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Bhutan

The elements of Earth and Space are keenly felt in Bhutan. They lie within all of us, ready to be awakened in our modern-life awareness. Sal Flynn will lead mindful yoga and meditation practices to develop stability and strength to support you through the ups and downs of day to day life. From this foundation, you will discover an inner spaciousness and freedom –  You will restore your energies, reveal new clarity, and experience more lightness and inspiration. 


  • We source the best sites to see and the best places to stay and eat so you don’t have to spend hours researching it yourself
  • Your retreat tour is combined with travel to the top cultural and spiritual destinations in Bhutan
  • You will experience a retreat with one of Australia’s leading Yoga retreat leaders and group facilitators, Sal Flynn
  • Travel with like-minded people
  • We work with specialist travel agents, Bhutan & Beyond, who have decades of experience in running group tours to Bhutan
  • They provide excellent customer service right from the time of your booking and detailed, up to the minute travel advice, including visas, currency, flight booking – critical when travelling to developing countries
  • Plus we work directly with travel partners on the ground to ensure you don’t have to do anything except immerse yourself in the experience.

Cost – Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Bhutan

A $500 deposit is required to secure your booking.

Early Bird US $4,798 per person twin share
Regular Price US $4,998 per person twin share
Single Supplement US $1460 per person
Airfares are additional
Travel insurance with Covid-19 cover is available at an additional cost

Event Dates

12 – 22 January 2023. Please contact us to be receive a detailed itinerary.

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Sal Flynn

Your inspirational and highly experienced, retreat leader is Sal Flynn, leading retreat facilitator, Yoga teacher/therapy educator, psychotherapist and mindfulness specialist.

Sal Flynn is a very experienced retreat leader and group facilitator. She is also a highly engaging Yoga therapy educator and mentor. She is a psychotherapist and psychotherapist trainer at the Centre for Existential Practice and formerly at Jansen Newman Institute. Sal is also trained to deliver the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) programs. Her formal and informal training blends the disciplines of Yoga, psychotherapy, education, contemplative practice, the arts and mind/body awareness practices. Underpinning her work is nearly 30 years of practice and study in the eastern traditions, along with education and internships in Western psychotherapy and Yoga therapies both in Australia and India. Sal Flynn began practicing yoga nearly 30 years ago and her practice is rooted in the tradition of Sri Krishnamacharya.

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