Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Meditation Trek in Nepal

Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Meditation Trek in Nepal

Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek has everything trekking in the hills of Nepal. The panoramic views of majestic Himalayas, some adventure rich villages with unique lifestyle and remains of ancient history civilization all form a part of this trek. In addition to that, the explorers need couple of weeks for this trek which adds further attraction to this package. A long and steep section on a stone of the trek. From the dense and colorful rhododendron forests to the pleasant landscapes, from traditional villages to the modern settlements and from the panoramic view of the Himalayas to the relaxing yoga, meditation and yogic breathing each day in the trail,
Starting from the city of Kathmandu, Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek provides trekkers with the opportunity to know better the hills of Nepal, the locals dwelling there and marvel at the beautiful and diverse natural surroundings. With the benefit of yoga and meditation each day, trekkers start the first section of their actual physical trek in the region. From the settlement of Birethati at the confluence of Modi and Burundi Rivers, Through the dense rhododendron and moss covered forest to Pine and bamboo forest, trekkers through the villages of Ulleri along the steep and long stone steps and move further across some suspension bridges, ups and downs of the trail and panoramic views of lofty peaks including Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu Peak, Ganesh Himal Peak, Fishtail Mountain as well as several unique settlements before reaching Ghorepani.
Further ahead of this ancient trade stoppage of Ghorepani, the trail advances to Tadapani after short trek to the Poon Hill for breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas. Through the famous Gurung settlement of Ghandruk, some summer settlements, terraced hills and quaint scenery, we shall trek back to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu concluding the short yet enriching treks in the Annapurna region. Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek also includes some community involvement activities in the semi-modern town of Ghandruk in Kathmandu.
Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek is an easy to moderate trekking experience in the Annapurna region. This is designed for explorers who have limited time and yet aspires to observe and experience the real face of beautiful Nepal. This trek can provide you with some very memorable experiences if you join the professional team of Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours. We offer our best to satisfy your need for adventure, Thank you.

Trip Outlook
Trekking Grade: Moderate to Adventurous
Maximum Altitude: 3210m at Ghorepani poonhill
Group Size: 1 to 20 pax
Best Season: March to May and September to November

Detail Itinerary
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel (1350m/4430ft)
After your arrival in the international airport in Kathmandu you shall be greeted by the hotel of your choice by our office representative. After you get some refreshment and rest in the hotel we shall have meeting in the afternoon.

Day 02: From Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus (820m/2690ft) about 7 hrs drive
Today, an early morning session of the yoga and meditation session for 1 hour, your guide will come to pick you up and transfer to the tourist bus station for your day drive to lakeside city of Pokhara through the scenic countryside. Travelling on the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway, we drive past the scenic landscape, waterfalls and river, rural settlements and twisting road overlooked by the majestic Himalayas far away before reaching the beautiful and diverse city of Pokhara. On your arrival in Pokhara bus station, you up and transfer to the hotel. After refreshment in the hotel your guide will take you to the walking tour around the marvelous Phewa Lake. The surrounding area of Lakeside blends in the influence of modern lifestyle with the preservation of local culture and heritages. After exploring the beautiful city of Pokhara you shall stay overnight at the hotel in Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara There will be 1 hour of evening yoga session.

Day 03: From Pokhara to Nayapul by private vehicle and trek to Tirkhedhunga (1570m/5150ft) about 1 hr drives and 3-4 hrs walks
Early in the morning we shall have 1 hour of yoga and meditation session for today in this yoga trekking and get started for the day. The trekking in this beautiful and diverse region starts today after we drive to the starting point of Nayapul from Pokhara on a drive of about 2 hours with your guide and porters on the well road of approximately 45 km. En route you will pass through some village with great scenery form Naudanda, Kanre, and Lumle before reaching the small settlement of Nayapul. After you arrive at Nayapul the adventure begins from the warm sub-tropical region with Tikhedhunga as the destination for today. We start our walk from Nayapul by following the Modi River upstream to Birethanti, a village situated at the confluence of Modi River and Bhurungdi River. Further on the trail we follow the eastern bank of Bhurungdi Khola and reach to the settlement of Tikhedhunga after a trek of couple of hours with scenery of waterfall, high green forest. Intermittently, we shall also trek on the trail marked by stone staircase, the landscape with moss covered trees and forest adorned with colorful rhododendron. Lunch will be served somewhere on the way at the tea houses before we reach to Tikhedhunga. The first yoga, meditation and yogic breathing session in the trekking region is today in Tikhedhunga for 1 hour. Stay overnight at the tea houses.

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani from Tikhedhunga (2780m/9121ft) 6-7 hrs walks
With the village of Ghorepani, the traditional stoppage of traders and their horses, as the destination for today we shall start our trek for today after the breakfast in the hotel of your overnight stay and another 1 hour session of yoga, yogic breathing and meditation. The trek shall begin with the steep trek through the stone paved staircase before we reach after trekking for couple of hours with several breaks in between to catch our breath.The wonderful view of the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre and Hiuchuli Mountain besides the beautiful greenery and lush hills and valleys. The trail ahead of Ulleri is gradual that moves ahead in winding fashion through the cool shade of pine and rhododendron forest that has some ups and downs in store for the trekkers. After passing through the other villages of Banthati and Nangethati we shall reach the Ghorepani village inhabited in majority by the Magar community. This village provides excellent view of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and other sibling peaks besides the well preserved Magar culture. The final 1hour of our refreshing yoga and meditation session shall make the evening detoxicated after a long trek. Night Stay at Tea house in Ghorepani.

Day 05: Trek to Tadapani from Ghorepani via Poon hill(2660m/8727ft) 4-5 hrs walks
Today is the day to watch sunrise early in the morning, as we reach there, our yoga and meditation session will be conducted there for nearly 2 hours. After an uphill trek of around 45 minutes to reach the Poonhill, trekkers witness this remarkable natural phenomenon. Named after the ethnic group Poon, the residenst of Ghorepani and surrounding area, Poohill provides the tantalizing view of sunrise over the stunning mountains from west Dhaulagiri, Annapurna ranges and a unique mountain Mt. Fishtail following the tantalizing view of Manaslu to Ganesh Himal to the east ranges of mountains. After enjoying at this spot that provides the view of wide range of high mountains we return to Ghorepani for the breakfast. The trek after breakfast continues through the forest covered with pine, bamboo and rhododendron trees, short ups and downs and the lush vegetation with occasional view of the mountains before reaching the settlement of Tadapani. Lunch will serve on the way at the teahouses. We end our day with another 1 hour session of yoga, meditation and yogic breathing. Stay overnight at the tea houses.

Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk from Tadapani (1990m/6529ft) 3-4 hrs
We trek with the Gurung village of Ghandruk as the destination. The regular session of yoga, meditation and yogic breathing starts our day while the trek starts from the settlement of Tadapani, we trek for around an hour in a gradual path before reaching the Bhasi Kharka, a summer settlement for the animal herders and locals. From this point we have a descent to the Ghandruk village with the occasional view of the Mount Annapurna ranges and unique Fishtail Mountain and passing through the forest creeks, smaller streams wherein the white-faced monkeys are seen swinging from one tree to the next. Ghandruk also referred to as the ‘Switzerland of Nepal’ by some adventurers, is a semi-modern town and the gateway to the Annapurna Sanctuary. One of the biggest towns of this trek, Ghandruk is famous for being a living museum of Gurung culture and tradition, small market and uniquely arranged houses, panoramic views of the Himalayas and the stairs that weave through the village like a game of Chutes and ladders connecting the house and market. On reaching Ghandruk at lunch time and as well for the night stop with enough time to explore the village and Gurung culture. We complete the day with another session 1 hour of yoga and meditation. Stay overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 07: Trek to Nayapool then drive to Pokhara by private vehicle. (820m/2690ft)
The trek in the Annapurna region is finally coming to an end as we descend to the city of Pokhara after having a great time in Ghandruk in the previous couple of days. On a path paved with stone, we trek down to the starting as well as the ending point of the trek i.e. Nayapool. In a trek of around 5 hours to Nayapool, we pass through several smaller settlements, view of the Himalayas and terraced fields; interact with the locals who are with their horses and mules loaded with goods besides the lovely scenery of waterfalls and rivers, resting places under big trees and many other attractions during the trek. After experiencing all these attractions en route, we finish our trek in Nayapool (or New-Bridge) and go for a drive to Pokhara on a private vehicle only to reach the Lake City after couple of hours. We shall have a session of yoga and meditation in the morning as well as in the evening in this day. Stay overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.

Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus about (1350m/4430ft) 7 hrs drive
Well, after wonderful time in the Nepal Himalaya and short rest in Pokhara, today you have day drive through scenic countryside to Kathmandu in the route that never fails to attract the attention of the travelers. After breakfast and a quick session of yoga and meditation, you will be picked up from hotel and transfer to the bus station according to given time. Once you arrive in Kathmandu bus station you will be receive from our office representative and take you to the hotel. After engaging ourselves in some activities during the day, the evening shall have another session of yoga, meditation and yogic meditation. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Note: You can fly to Kathmandu which takes 35min.
New skills and some words of rich Nepalese language we shall return to the hotel of our stay. The evening session of yoga and meditation shall continue today as well.

Day 09: Departure
The trek officially comes to an end. On this day, you shall be transferred to the International Airport at least 3 hours before your flight for onward destination by a representative of Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours.

Price Include
• All pick up and drop services by a private vehicle
• 2 night accommodation in 2 star category Hotel in Kathmandu(B&B)
• 2 night accommodation in 2 star category Hotel in Pokhara(B&B)
• Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Katmandu By tourist Bus
• From pokhara to nayapul to pokhara by private car
• Trekking permits and TIMS card
• Experienced & English speaking License holder Yoga Meditation Guide
• Accommodation in tea house during trek
• All meals (Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast and 3cup of tea or coffee during the trek)
• Insurance, daily wages, equipment, meals and accommodation for guide
• All taxes and company service charges
• Farewell Dinner(Nepalese Cuisine)
• Medical support kit box
• Assistant guide where necessary as per the group size

Price Exclude
• Fees of visa for Nepal
• Anything not included in what’s included
• Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu Hotel
• International Airfare to get in and out of Nepal
• Expenses for beverages, drinking water, desserts, extra porters, shower, laundry or any other services which are not mentioned by the company
• Cost for spending extra nights in certain destination in your will
• Tips that you provide in trip to guide, porter or any local people
• Equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets)
• Personal expenses
• Personal travel and health Insurance
• Phone calls and battery recharge
• Hot and cold shower
• Insurance for helicopter evacuation

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