A link to reset your password has been sent to your email

10 Days Poon Hill Trekking and Yoga Holiday in Annapurna Region, Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal

Adventurous Yoga Retreat Nepal

This trip is a truly incredible experience for those wishing to both explore the spiritual heart of Nepal and seek to understand and participate in all the culture that the region has to offer! Enjoying the Poon Hill yoga trek will give travelers to Nepal the opportunity to pass through many popular tourist destinations with the snow-topped Himalayas in their constant backdrop.

Meet the instructors

Chhabi & Sudan
Read more

Highlights

  • Daily yoga session
  • Enjoy sightseeing in Pokhara
  • Witness beautiful sunrise and Himalaya view
  • Experience and learn the way of Nepalese life
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Daily meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


8 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Nepali
Airport transfer included: Tribhuvan International Airport
Hide all

Accommodation

During this retreat, you will be staying at various accommodations such as the Kathmandu Suite Home in Kathmandu and Pokhara Eco Resort or similar in Pokhara with breakfast included. You will also be staying at local lodges and guest houses while on the trek.

Program

This retreat is a wonderful tour for travelers that are short on time but still wish to maximize their Nepalese travel experience. Yoga and trekking are two of the most unique and distinctively Nepalese traditions, and this wonderful tour provides travelers with the opportunity to explore both.

Many travelers describe trekking in Nepal as a hugely spiritual experience by introducing the spiritual practice of yoga into a tour this sensation is intensified and travelers are given a much richer appreciation of the landscapes and culture that they are trekking through.

A culturally rich experience

Your trek will begin in Kathmandu, where you will enjoy your first scenic yoga session and get to know your fellow travelers. You will practice yoga with a fully trained and experienced yogi for at least an hour each day, and the rest of your day will be filled with mountain trekking and cultural experience.

You should arrive in Poon Hill on the fourth day of your trek, before descending back to your original starting point. Your tour will include the opportunity to visit the tribal Gurung and Magar villages, which are the villages that provide the famous Gurkha soldiers.

Nepal is a beautiful country with so much to offer to tourists from all over the world, however in order to preserve that natural beauty it is important to tread lightly, and practice sustainability at every stage of your adventure.

A commitment to care

Nepal Hiking is committed to promoting responsible travel in the region, and they do this in a number of ways. Firstly, all of the guides, porters, and other members of the team you will work with are local to the region, meaning the money they spend on staffing and the skills, they teach to their newest employees stay in the communities they visit.

This means that when you tour Nepal with them, you are actually supporting local Nepalese economies. They also offset as many of the main carbon emissions created by your trip as possible. They do this in a way that has a community benefit and supports local environmental projects.

What is responsible travel?

Many travelers are unfamiliar with the concept of sustainable travel, or responsible travel. At its simplest, responsible travel is simply visiting a place and then leaving it as you found it: Nepal Hiking loves sharing their country with others, but don’t believe that its beauty should be damaged by the tourists that trek and explore its mountainous regions.

Responsible travel means experiencing a place like a local: eating local foods, rather than foods that have been imported from overseas (often specifically for tourists) or taking your rubbish with you, rather than leaving it out on the mountainside where it could cause a hazard both for the environment and other travelers. It sounds like it could be hard work, but it is actually easier than you think to travel responsibly during your time in Nepal.

How you can help during your trip

The first thing you can do is choose a tour company (such as Nepal Hiking) that is committed to responsible travel. They will do a lot of the hard work for you, such as offsetting your emissions and choosing the best local places to eat and drink, meaning that all you have to do is focus on enjoying your trek and having fun.

For many adventurers, sampling the local produce and purchasing local handicrafts and other goods is the highlight of their trip, so this is one of the easiest ways in which you can ensure your travel is sustainable!

Another easy way you can help is to say no to plastic: that means both plastic bags and plastic water bottles. Both of these can be incredibly harmful to the delicate biology of the Himalaya region. If you plan on shopping, Nepal Hiking asks that you carry a reusable cotton bag.

They also recommend that you carry a reusable water bottle or, better still, that you stop for a drink in one of the local Nepalese tea houses are really explore and enjoy the local culture. Finally, don’t forget to recycle. It’s easy, and it means you don’t have to carry your waste-products with you for the duration of your trip.

A few more super simple tips

Being a responsible traveler isn’t just about the environment, it’s about enriching the lives of the local people you meet too. One of the best ways of doing this is to engage with them, learn a few simple Nepalese phrases before you arrive. It’s a great ice-breaker and a good way to really experience Nepal like a local.

Avoid anywhere that uses wild animals for entertainment or for a photo opportunity. This is completely against the spirit of responsible traveling and is a horrible life for the animals involved. If in doubt, ask your tour guide.

Don’t give money or gifts to beggars. If you wish to support the local people, help the homeless or give gifts to local children then talk to your tour guide, there are plenty of legitimate charities you can support that will ensure your money gets to the right places.

Finally, don’t forget to enjoy yourself and smile. A smile is often the most powerful gift you can give.

Schedule

  • Day 1: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) and transfer to hotel Kathmandu Suite Home or nearby hotel of similar standard (breakfast included).
  • Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (200 kilometers / 6 hours drive on big tourist bus)
  • Day 3: Trek to Hile
  • Day 4: Trek to Ghorepani
  • Day 5: Hiking to Poon Hill (3,210 meters) and trek to Tadapani
  • Day 6: Trek to Ghandruk; after lunch drive to Pokhara on public jeep
  • Day 7: Enjoy sightseeing in Pokhara
  • Day 8: Drive back to Kathmandu on big tourist bus
  • Day 9: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Day 10: Fly back home

Instructors

Chhabi Thapa Magar

Sudan Bhetwal

Retreat location

This trekking and yoga retreat will take place in the Annapurna region of Kathmandu.

Food

Vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals are provided during the trek. Tea and coffee are provided with each meal as well.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • Daily yoga sessions by Yoga Guru
  • Bus drive to and from Pokhara
  • Trek permits
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • 9 nights twin sharing accommodation
  • Daily meals during trek

What's not included

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal visa
  • Beverages
  • Trekking equipment

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Nepal Hiking will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Tribhuvan International Airport Airport transfer included: Tribhuvan International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 14 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Value for money
Accommodation & facilities
Food
Location
Quality of activity
10 days / 9 nights
from --

Select your package:

For this organizer you can guarantee your booking through BookYogaRetreats.com. All major credit cards supported.

Why choose BookYogaRetreats.com

Best Price Guaranteed
7367 Yoga Retreats Worldwide
Friendly and Fast Customer Service
Offers for every budget
Don't miss out, join our mailing list and get updates & special offers!
Served by www:8000

Logging out

of Tripaneer websites