Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek - 9 Days

Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek
At a Glance
  • Duration9 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 3200 M
  • Group Size Up to 8 Pax
  • Starts Kathmandu Airport
  • Ends Kathmandu Airport
Highlights
  • A combination of meditation, Yoga, nature, and a diverse landscape in one trip
  • Get to one of the best vantage points in a short time.
  • Witness the most epic sunrise view over the Himalayas.
  • Get stunning sights of the Annapurna massif (8091m) Along with Macchapuchre (6993m) and Himchuli (6441m).
  • Experience the warm hospitality of locals along the journey.
  • Learn about ethnic culture and lifestyle.
  • Try yoga and meditation surrounded by the giant peaks.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek is a fantastic trek that combines yoga, meditation, nature, and a beautiful landscape in the Himalayas. This short and popular trekking adventure in the Annapurna region leads you to a marvelous historic ethnic village and superlative mountain scenario, bracing through colorful rhododendron forests. The Poonhill yoga trek grants a melange of natural and cultural aspects, with amazing sunrise views and the glittering Annapurna ranges. Pamper yourself with enduring yoga retreats in between this charming trekking journey.

This fascinating trekking itinerary of 9 days starts in the capital city of Kathmandu. During the Kathmandu sightseeing tour, Delve into Nepal’s unique heritage, natural wonders, architecture, indigenous art, rich cultures, and lifestyles. After exploring, head on a beautiful journey to Pokhara City. Pokhara is the central access city to begin treks into the Annapurna region. Marvel at the beautiful scenery of the Himalayas and the glistening Phewa Lake from the beautiful city.

The trail passes through a subtropical valley forest filled with superabundant rhododendron, flora, and fauna. As you continue the walk, you can acquire knowledge of the culture, traditions, and lifestyles of the Gurung people. The warmest hospitality provided by local people makes your experience even more amazing. After all, you will finally reach your much-awaited destination, Ghorepani, surrounded by incredible views of towering peaks like Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna.

You will then make your way to the famous vantage point of the region, Poon Hill. Observe the most elegant and breathtaking views of Annapurna massif (8091m), Macchapuchre (6993m), and Himchuli (6441m), capturing the marvelous views of the sunrise over the massif from Poonhill.

We have designed this special package for mountain lovers with limited time in Nepal that includes a short itinerary that has been prepared considering your time and comfort with the utmost care. This is a memorable trip in the Himalayas with our experienced yoga guide and trekking guide to provide you with the best services we have. For any queries regarding the trek, please email or call us.

What can you expect on the Poon Hill Yoga Trek?

The Poon Hill yoga trek is a combination of natural and spiritual richness that takes you on a journey filled with spectacular views of the mountains while you practice yoga sessions.

You can expect a unique experience that combines nature, culture, and spiritual elements from the Poon Hill Yoga trek. This trek offers you a stunning panoramic view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, lush forests, and picturesque villages.

Each day starts with a yoga session, followed by trekking through beautiful landscapes. As one of the best vantage points in the Annapurna region, Poon Hill offers you a breathtaking sunrise view from Poon Hill, where you can witness the first rays of light over the majestic Himalayan peaks. 

A journey filled with cultural richness and natural wonders While you get closer to yourself with each yoga session, Poon Hill Yoga Trekking is a must for people seeking a natural and spiritual experience in the mountains of Nepal.

A Day in the Life during the Poon Hill Yoga Tour

A typical day during the Poon Hill Yoga tour is filled with a perfect balance of physical activity and spiritual refreshment. The day begins with an early morning yoga session, letting you connect with your inner self in tranquil surroundings.

As the sun rises, you will have your breakfast and then embark on a scenic trek through lush forests, vibrant villages, and terraced fields with the guidance of your guide. Along the way, you can get some scenic views of the snow-covered mountains and encounter the rich local cultures.

During the trek, you make several stops at teahouses and local villages for short breaks, where you will have delicious meals and interact with the welcoming locals. After lunch, you will continue walking toward your set destination for the day.

Once you arrive at the designated place, you will have an evening yoga and meditation session that allows you to release any tension in your body and connect with the present moment. You can relish the mesmerizing sunset views over the hills and mountains in the evening.

Why choose us for the Poon Hill Yoga Trekking?

  • We have a team of experienced guides and staff dedicated to your safety and comfort.
  • Our itineraries are well-designed, combining yoga practice and trekking with a perfect balance.
  • We offer personalized services and attention to detail.
  • We focus on creating an enriching experience for each traveler.
  • We have flexible and customizable packages to suit your preferences and needs.
  • We are committed to sustainable and responsible travel practices.
  • We provide support throughout the trek ensuring your safety and security.
  • Our package prices are competitive and provide value for money.

Yoga Guide for your Journey to Ghorepani Poonhill

During your journey to Poon Hill, you will have a professional guide to combining yoga into your daily routine. Our experienced yoga guides will accompany you throughout the trek, providing guidance and guiding nurturing yoga sessions amidst the tranquil Himalayan landscapes.

These yoga sessions will help you relax, stretch your muscles, and find inner peace in nature. Whether you are a beginner in yoga or an experienced person who has been practicing yoga, our yoga guides will conduct the sessions to match your level and provide a balanced blend of trekking and yoga that is assured to benefit your mind, body, and soul.

Itinerary

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    On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by one of the company representatives. You will be transferred to your hotel and a short briefing about the trek will be done. In the evening a short yoga and meditation session will be carried out to refresh you for the next day.  Overnight stay at hotel.

      Early morning, starts your day with a yoga and meditation session. Today, you’ll be heading for a sightseeing tour to the four main UNESCO heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley.  The first place of this tour starts from Kathmandu Durbar Square, holding a great history of the medieval Nepalese throne and is home to religious temples, architecture, arts, monuments etc. Next, visit Pashupatinath temple, the sacred Hindu temple of Lord Shiva. Later, visit Swayambunath popularly known as the monkey temple. Lastly, make way to Boudhanath stupa, the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple. After exploring all sites head back to the hotel. End up your day with a relaxing yoga and meditation session. Overnight stay at hotel.

        Start a day with a morning yoga session to stretch your legs. You will be transferred to the tourist bus for your next journey to the beautiful city Pokhara. Pokhara being the tourism hub of Nepal will amaze you with the incredible views of mountains and Phewa Lake. As you reach, explore the city and walk into the local markets to know the place better. The second yoga session of the day in the evening will make you livelier for the next day to begin the trek. Overnight stay at hotel.

          After completing all yoga and meditation in the morning, starts your beautiful journey driving to Nayapul. From where you will start trekking and descend shrewdly Birethani. Follow the east bank of the Burundi River to reach Tikhedhunga. Complete your day with an evening yoga and meditation session which helps to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul and feel refreshed. Overnight stay at teahouse.

            With an early morning yoga session and breakfast, today’s trek begins with a real heart-starter! The adventure starts with a steep ascent and gradual uphill walk to reach Ulleri. You’ll be passing through beautiful rhododendron forests and charming villages. Along the way, enjoy the views of the Annapurna ranges. After walking continuously for an hour you will reach Ghorepani, one of the most popular sports in the Annapurna region. The final session of refreshing yoga and meditation session shall make the evening more delightful. Overnight stay at teahouses.

              Today, early morning after breakfast hike to poon hill(3210m) to get the incredible sunrise views over the Himalayas. Witness the entire Annapurna ranges including Annapurna (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchre (6993m) and other peaks will leave you awestruck on this day. Yoga and meditation sessions will be done on the lap of the Himalayas. After spending an hour, starts to descend. Walk downhill passing beautiful bamboo and rhododendron forest along the riverside of Kimrung and reach Ghandruk. Explore the culture and tradition of different Gurung and Magar communities residing there. In the evening, do another yoga and meditation session. Overnight stay at teahouses.

                After early morning yoga and meditation starts your day trekking to Nayapul. Pass through several settlements, scenic views, dazzling rivers and a majestic waterfall. Upon reaching, enjoy a scenic drive to Pokhara. In the evening, ramble around the beautiful colourful city and explore Phewa lake and local markets. Relax your body in the cosy rooms of Pokhara after a short yoga and meditation session. Overnight stay at hotel.

                  Last day of the trip! Complete your morning yoga and meditation session. After breakfast, take a scenic drive to Kathmandu. Along the way, see the last glimpse of the Himalayas, beautiful landscape, small villages and many more. After reaching, take a rest and roam around the Kathmandu valley. Enjoy your last evening session of yoga and meditation here in Nepal. Overnight stay at hotel.

                    Your trip to Nepal ends today. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport 3 hours prior to your departure.

                    Cost Details

                    Cost Includes
                    • All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport transfers
                    • Meals During the trek (Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast)
                    • 3 nights accommodation at teahouses during the trek( including full board meals)
                    • 2 nights accommodation at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu
                    • 2 nights accommodation at 3-star hotel in Pokhara
                    • 8 days of morning and evening session of yoga and meditation
                    • English speaking Yoga teacher Guide
                    • Porters to carry your baggage
                    • Kathmandu to Pokhara/Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
                    • Trekking permits and government documentation
                    • First aid kit
                    • Farewell dinner prior to departure
                    • All government taxes, VAT, and service charges
                    Cost Excludes
                    • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
                    • Personal shopping, trekking equipment, gifts, and souvenirs
                    • Tips for trekking staffs
                    • All items not listed in the cost included section

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                    Starts:Sunday Feb 25, 2024
                    Ends:Monday Mar 04, 2024
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                    Know Before You Go

                    Accommodation choices during the PoonHill Yoga Trek

                    Accommodation choices during the PoonHill Yoga Trek include mainly teahouses or lodges along the trail. These teahouses provide basic yet comfortable rooms with shared facilities such as bathrooms and dining areas.

                    The accommodations offer a cozy and warm environment, perfect for relaxation after a day of trekking. You can also have facilities like a hot water shower and WiFi connection, depending on the lodges you stay in.

                    Overall, as the Poonhill Trail is popular and developed, you can enjoy a good level of accommodation facilities during the trek.

                    Foods you will have during the Poonhill Yoga Trekking.

                    When it comes to food during the Poon Hill Yoga trekking, you can expect a variety of options to keep you nourished throughout the journey. The teahouses and lodges along the trail serve a combination of local Nepalese dishes and international cuisine.

                    You can enjoy dal Bhat (lentil soup with rice), momo (Nepalese dumplings), pasta, soups, and various vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes for lunch and dinner. As for breakfast, you can have bread or traditional bread with honey, butter, tea, coffee, and eggs.

                    The food is freshly prepared, with locally found ingredients, and is healthy and nourishing. 

                    The ideal time for the Yoga Trek to Poonhill

                    Poonhill yoga treks can be done throughout the year with the needed preparations. However, the ideal time for the Yoga trek to Poon Hill is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons.

                    These seasons offer the best weather conditions, with clear skies, mild temperatures, and stable trekking trails. The spring season presents a trail full of beautiful blooming rhododendron flowers, adding vibrant colors to the landscape. Whereas Autumn provides stunning views of the mountains with good weather for trekking. 

                    As for monsoons (June to August) and winter (December to February), it is not the best time for the trek as there are several risks and uncertainties during these seasons. In the monsoon, there is a risk of heavy rainfall and landslides, while in winter, it can be hard to trek because of the heavy snowfall.

                    How challenging is the Poonhill Yoga Trekking?

                    The Poon Hill Yoga trekking is considered moderate in terms of difficulty. While it involves some uphill and downhill sections, it is suitable for individuals with a basic level of fitness and beginner trekkers as well.

                    The trek includes daily walks of around 4-6 hours, and the pace can be adjusted according to your fitness level and preferences. The challenging parts of the trek include steep ascents and descents, particularly when climbing Poon Hill from Ghorepani.

                    However, with good preparation, including physical fitness training and acclimatization, most trekkers can easily complete the journey to Poonhill, filled with refreshing yoga sessions and enchanting natural surroundings.

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