Two day Silent retreat in January-February (two dates)

Would you like to experience some peace and quiet and get the time and space to go within? Than join a Silent meditation retreat at Manyika house, set in a beautiful green setting in Thika. The next two retreats are planned from 31 January – 2 February and 7-9 February 2020.

To get an impression of what a Silent retreat at Manyika is like, click here to read about the experience of a former participant.



5.00-6.30 pm        Arrival and settling in.
7 pm                      Dinner
8 pm                      Introduction to the weekend
9 pm                      Start Silence.


 7.15  am                 Meditation and mindful yoga
 8.30  am                 Breakfast
 9.00  am                 Free time (relax, use contemplation material to reflect, book a                                                           massage, enjoy the beautiful garden etcetera)
12.30  pm               Loving kindness meditation
1.30 pm                  Lunch
2.00 pm                  Free time
5.15 pm                  Meditation and yoga
7.00 pm                  Dinner


7.15 am                 Meditation and yoga
8.45 am                 Breakfast
9.15                        Free time
12.30                      Loving kindness meditation
1.30 pm                 Lunch
2.00 pm                 Free time and packing
3.30 pm                 Last meditation and sharing
4.30 pm                 Departure


Cost of the retreat is 27.500,- shillings or 240,- euros. This price includes two nights accommodation (shared rooms), two times breakfast, lunch and dinner (all delicious and vegetarian), all meditation/yoga sessions, and contemplation material to help you reflect on your life. 

BUDGET OPTION: If you don’t sleep in the house but bring your own tent/mat/sleeping bag instead, cost will be 18.750,- shilling or 165,- euros instead.

Participants can share cars to and from Thika. We’ll arrange carpooling options one week before the retreat.

Maximum amount of available spaces in the house and cottage is 9, plus 3 camping spaces. Full=full!

To confirm and secure your space a 50% Non-refundable deposit needs to be paid on mpesa nr 0727388809 or by bank transfer within two days after registration. If no deposit has been paid within this period, your reserved space will be canceled and made available for someone else.

You can fill out the form below to register and/or ask your questions.