Top 7 Retreats in Pokhara Nepal


Distracted, one may wander, but travel is for fulfillment. 

Pokhara, the lake city of Nepal is meant for such abundance of pleasure and fulfillment. The finest excuse to seek an intense month-long mountainous escape to Nepal comes with some of the most amazing yoga retreats conducted in the country. Here’s a chance for outdoor lovers to explore a myriad variety of feel-good activities at top yoga retreats in Pokhara and around.

Photography Retreat Pokhara by Great Nepal

Amazing photography opportunities await the enthusiast in Pokhara, picture-perfect and dreamy as you would like your stories in images to be! Sign up on the photography retreat of 5 days to capture classic Nepal at her glorious best in the lovely lake city. Subjects include -- view of Mt. Machhapuchhre-- the ‘fishtail’ peak gleaming surreally in the crystal waters of the Phewa Lake, the daily humdrum life of the Nepali people around the bazaar making for exquisite street photography and documentary-style features, overwhelming sunrise and sunset vista from Sarangkot valley-- a little way uphill from Pokhara, the unique architecture of the Tal Barahi pagoda temple, and adventure photography in the great outdoors. 

The Classic Pokhara Photography Tour by Great Nepal Treks and Expedition can surely show a shutterbug some unforgettably good photography time in Pokhara!

Rafting, Kayak, and Yoga Retreat by GRG

Often, the ultimate adventure opens one’s spiritual eye to the beauty and oneness of the universe. Imagine kayaking down stormy waves and letting all your inhibitions and fears go, becoming more radiant from the very inside! Yes, that is exactly the kind of experience GRG’s Adventure Kayaking means to bring to you. 

Grab a matt and paddle out into the wilderness where nature is your classroom. Grow a beautiful relationship kayaking on the sprightly Sun Kosi River and master dynamic flows in the yoga classes to follow during the day. Both beginners and intermediates and welcome!

Yoga by Purna Yoga with Cookery and Ayurvedic Wellness 

Steeped in the verdant forested hills of Pokhara, the retreat program by Purna Yoga is a formula for serenity. Purna, meaning ‘wholeness’, is an idea that’s imbibed within all the programs of the center. You can either sign up for immersive yoga retreats for 6 days and 7 nights or go for the 4 night’s breezy and brief yoga lessons module. There are more formats to choose from to suit your requirements; however what counts for a superb experience are the additional activities the yoga center likes to indulge the participants with. You would love to take notes from Ayurvedic culinary, vibrant cooking workshops, detox, ayurvedic massage and healing care, and more on this top yoga retreat in Pokhara

Mindfulness with Sadhana Yoga Retreat

One of the oldest schools of yoga and ayurvedic learnings in Pokhara, yoga retreat at Sadhana centre was established by a celebrated yogi named Asanga. The clean and calm quarters of Sadhana are established at the edge of the hills with a view to behold and a variety of activities to tickbox. You can book a stay for longer time like in the 32 days package beside the usual weeklong ones. Here’s a chance to learn yoga in-depth, meditate to explore your inner zen, and next-level traveling around in Pokhara, covering Poon Hill Trek, Chitwan National Park nature tour and, old-city trips.

Nagarjun National Park Yoga Retreat by Nepal Yoga Home

The Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara area has a big draw for naturists owing to the plentiful wildlife reserves and designated important sites of ecological importance. The Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park to the northern fringe of Kathmandu is home to a number of exquisite fauna like-- Indian leopard, Himalayan black bear, rhesus monkey, golden jackal, and a large number of avifauna.

 If you are the kind who would find wildlife compulsively interesting, might as well sign up for a yoga retreat by Nepal Yoga Home, located at the foot of the jungle of the Nagarjun National Park. Explore the jungles; feel happy among the greens, yoga like you mean it, and all the while soaking in the warm hospitality and comfort of Nepal Yoga Home that it’s known for. 

Meditation and Pranayama Monastic Retreat by Pranayama Yoga

Pranayama Yoga follows the ancient lineage of Swami Rama of the Himalayas with a view to promote classical yoga training. The actual studio by Pranayama Yoga is at Thamel, however, you can receive the light of yoga by the school also at weekend retreat programs held at Parphing’s Neydo Monastery. 

Unique highlights of this retreat include classes presided over by Tibetan Buddhist monks of the temple and enlightening walks through the beautiful Pharphing village. 

Himalayan Retreat and Annapurna Base Camp Trek by Rishikul Yogshala

A TripAdvisor top rated yoga chain with centers in India and abroad, Rishikul Yogshala brings to you an exhilarating 12-day yoga retreat program while journeying to Annapurna Base Camp. Stunning landscapes, mighty snow giants of the greater Himalayas in revelation, and pearls of yogic wisdom distributed by experienced practitioners and teachers-- this is the Annapurna Base Camp Yoga Trek by Rishikul in a nutshell!