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Visit Mahavatar Babaji's Cave
The Birthplace of Kriya Yoga


Dunagiri Retreat is an eco-spiritual sanctuary and center for self-discovery. Founded in 2005 amidst the serene beauty of Uttarakhand's Himalayas, it is a haven for those seeking enlightenment through Kriya Yoga and the teachings of Mahavatar Babaji explained in Paramahansa Yogananda's 'Autobiography of a Yogi'. Renowned for its proximity to Babaji's Cave, our retreat offers transformative experiences, blending ancient yogic wisdom with sustainable living.



Our Guests Love Us

Why Choose Us?

Nestled in the serene embrace of nature, Dunagiri offers a unique experience for individual travelers seeking a personal retreat. Our self-guided programs are designed to cater to your individual pace and preference, allowing you to delve into the realms of Yoga, Kriya Yoga, spirituality, and personal growth, at your own rhythm.


Transportation Assistance

End-to-end assistance from the time you leave home till the time you are back. 

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Ayurvedic Meals

Farm-to-table organic meals that nourish your mind, body, and soul.

3. Dwaraka Beds.HEIC

24 spacious and comfortable rooms with clean modern toilets.


Experienced Owner

Operated by Piyush Kumar ex-World Bank Executive from the United States.


Yoga Hall and Pyramid Hall for meditation and yoga.

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Local Guides For Excursions

Hikes and walks to Mahavatar Babaji's Cave, holy temples, and cultural immersions.

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Sample Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival At Dunagiri Retreat

Experience the serenity and spiritual aura of Dunagiri Temple, a sacred site with a rich history.

Day 4: Pandukholi Nature Trek

Trek to the ancient and revered Pandukholi peak, surrounded by lush forests and Himalayan vistas.

Day 2: Mahavatar Babaji's Cave

Immerse yourself in the mystique and tranquility of Mahavatar Babaji's Cave.

Day 5: Meditation & Sunset at Sukhadevi

Engage in introspective meditation at the Pyramid Hall, followed by a sunset trek to Sukhadevi.

Day 3: Meditation at Babaji's Temple

Reflect on the cave's profound impact through guided meditation and introspection.

Day 6: Breakfast & Check-out 11 AM

Reflect on your personal growth and bid farewell after a nourishing breakfast.

Book A Call

If you would like to speak with us over the phone or WhatsApp, you can reach us at +919810267719.

If you prefer to schedule a time for a detailed conversation, please use the calendar below to schedule a call back with our booking team.

"I recently had the pleasure of visiting Dunagiri solo. The accommodation wer comfortable, extremely safe, and blended seamlessly with the natural surroundings."

Bhavika Verma, Mumbai


1. How many rooms do you have and what are the room rates?

We have a total of 24 rooms ranging from Standard, Deluxe, and Luxury Suites. You can book either a single or double occupancy room. Please note, we charge a standard 18% GST over and above the below room rates.

  • Single Occupancy

    • Standard Room - ₹7,495 / night

    • Deluxe Room - ₹9,995 / night

    • Luxury Suite - ₹11,995 / night

  • Double Occupancy

    • Standard Room - ₹9,495 / night

    • Deluxe Room - ₹11,995 / night

    • Luxury Suite - ₹13,995 / night

2. Are meals included in the price?

Yes, all meals are complimentary during your stay. We serve farm-to-table, organic meals using Ayurvedic principles.

3. What spaces are available during my stay?

We offer our Yoga Hall for groups of +8 individuals, perfect for enriching both body and soul, equipped with luxury mats, props, and accessories. The Pyramid Meditation Hall and the sacred Mahavatar Babaji Temple can also be used, providing serene spaces for reflection and connection.

4. Can you help arrange local transportation?

We take delight in helping arrange reliable taxis from the nearest train station or airport. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive package from the New Delhi Airport to ensure a smooth arrival at our retreat.

5. Can you cater to specific dietary needs?

Our kitchen is 100% vegetarian and ready to meet vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free preferences. We serve organic, farm-to-table meals that are both nourishing and satisfying, adhering to the principles of healthy Ayurvedic cuisine.

6. Could you outline the deposit and payment schedule?

We require a 100% upfront deposit upon booking. This ensures that you get the best room available during your stay.

7. What is the cancellation policy?

For cancellations made more than 30 days before check-in, we provide a 100% credit for a future stay within the next year. For cancellations made less than 30 days before check-in, we do no offer refunds or credits.

8. How far in advance should I book my stay?

We recommend booking your stay at least 2 days in advance to facilitate meticulous planning for your perfect stay.

9. What unique activities do you suggest?

Discover the sacred Mahavatar Babaji's Cave, find peace at the Divine Mother Dunagiri Ma (Vaishnavi Devi) Temple, and experience local culture with walks and treks through our enchanting environs. These activities are designed to deepen your self-guided experience. Learn more about activities at Dunagiri Retreat here.

10. Do I need to have experience in Yoga or meditation to visit Dunagiri Retreat?

Our self-guided explorations are designed for individuals at all levels of experience. We provide resources and guidance that cater to both beginners and advanced practitioners.


We trust these answers will assist you in planning a serene and enriching stay at Dunagiri Retreat. Our commitment is to ensure an experience as tranquil and fulfilling as our majestic surroundings. Welcome to a journey of tranquility and spiritual awakening with Dunagiri Retreat!