How to Book


Arrival: Monday April 24rd before lunch (check-in at 12.00).
Departure: Monday May 1st after breakfast (check-out by 11.30am)


The full price for the retreat is £1475 per person (GBP Sterling Pounds).

If you intend to pay in instalments there is a £30 admin. surcharge making the total payable £1505.

See ‘early bird’ discount below.

This includes:

  • Tuition fees
  • 7 nights accommodation based on 2 people sharing
  • 3 meals per day (starting with lunch on the day of arrival and ending with breakfast on day of departure).

The full price does not include flights, transfers, travel insurance, visas, additional nights, additional meals, soft drinks (other than fresh drinking water and teas & coffees which are included), canoe hire and optional tours.

Extra breakfast on the day of arrival (should it be needed) is Rs880 per person. Additional lunch on the day of departure will be charged as extra Rs600 per person.

How to book

jb_tree_logoAn ‘early bird’ Discount of £100 will apply if you book and pay in full before the 15th September 2016.

The number of places available at Basunti is limited to 20 (including the teachers) and places on the retreat will be confirmed on a first come first served basis, subject to receiving payment. There is no alternative local accommodation.

You need to follow 3 simple steps to sign up for this retreat.

1.   Submit your application

Please fill in and submit the application form below. Our course administrator Alice Charlwood, will be in touch with you by email to confirm your acceptance on the course and assist you with payment.

2.   Send a photo

Please email us a recent photo of yourself (you don’t have to be on your own) to to help us identify you.

3.    Payment

Once your application is accepted, you will receive further information about how to pay and confirm your booking.

Payment is usually made by credit card through Paypal.

For UK bank account holders only – payment may be made by monthly installments with an additional administration fee of £30

For those who do not have a UK bank account and wish to pay by installments, Alice will assist you. The additional administration fee of £30 will apply.

Please note the following important information:

Once booked, payments are non-refundable unless we are fully booked and able to let the place go to someone else, in which case a 10% deduction will be made to cover the additional administration costs.

In the unlikely event where we do not have at least 10 registered participants by 15th September 2016 we will not go ahead with the retreat and payments will be reimbursed.

Should you leave the retreat early for any reason, the room, board and tuition fees cannot be refunded.

Once you have booked and paid you will receive confirmation and further instructions about registering on the Basunti website, visa applications, travel requirements and options.


You need an adequate medical and travel insurance when travelling to India; our hosts at Basunti require all guests to have a good insurance which will guarantee full cover in case of need, including ambulance air repatriation in the unlikely event that you are too unwell to continue with your travels.