Purna Yoga Retreat
Purna Yoga Retreat
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Purna Yoga Retreat is a dedicated residential yoga retreat center with comfortably furnished en-suite rooms, a spectacular glass walled yoga hall with panoramic views over the lake with surrounding hills and a lush garden grounds featuring swings, hammocks and hanging chairs. We offer yoga retreat programs as well as special retreats with yogic detox, juice cleanse, Himalayan singing bowl sound healing and mandala making workshops. Our yoga hall features highest quality yoga mats as well as original local art of mud sculpture and woven mandalas. Our daily retreat program includes meditation, two yoga classes, aromatherapy steam bath or foot bath, guided relaxation, sound healing with gong and singing bowls as well as chanting. Our food is cooked with local organic ingredients, with accordance to ayurvedic principles and under care of our on-site nutrition specialist. We welcome guests from all walks of life and various levels of yoga experience, sharing our passion for yoga and natural health is our greatest joy.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • Aleix F
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We learnt a lot
    We really learnt a lot in Purna yoga school (we are beginners). Both philosophy and practice were adapted to the class level and we really enjoyed according to our needs. The place is really clean, the material is really good quality and the food is delicious! Never felt so healthy! But the best is the staff; Laxman the manager was always smiling and even brought a book that we forget back to our hotel. The teachers are open to share and teach during the break times. You are pretty isolated so monkeys show up sometimes.
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 14, 2023
  • marina
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates27 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    First time on yoga retreat and i found the perfect place!
    It was my first time in a yoga retreat and i’m glad i found this place! The scenery is peaceful, the teachers are really well organized, aware of your body and tells you always not to push extra yourself.They make a nice schedule the days passed by and you feel like home. The food was indeed delicious different every day that make you even be wondering what will be the next meal. I met also many solo travelers and make few friends.if you still have doubts go on lonely planet you will find this place recommended even there and now i know why! Thank you for this nice experience it make the end of trip in nepal memorable!!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written October 26, 2023
  • Rebecca W
    Munich, Germany7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing lake view, yoga, wellness, sound therapy and yogic food
    I had a great experience during my three day yoga retreat after a 10-day trekking tour (Kopra Ridge) with Purna Yoga. The location is lovely with a large yoga hall, sound bowls, lake view from the terasse and clean and comfortable rooms. The staff team is very kind and always thinks ahead trying to make your stay as good as possible. The food is amazing and the yoga classes along with wellness sessions and sound therapy brought my body and mind back into balance. I wish I had more time to stay longer.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written October 29, 2023
  • Nataliya Y
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Booked 1 day, stayed for 3 days, loved it!
    I booked 1 day course as I didn’t practice yoga or meditation before and I wasn’t sure if I like it. In addition I’m not a vegetarian. I ended up staying 3 days because I just loved it! The teachers are great and the food is fantastic and different every day. I just couldn’t leave and prolonged my stay every day for one more day. Truly great and inspiring experience, one of the highlights of my Nepal trip!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written October 29, 2023
  • Valeria B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Purna Yoga - a place I want to return to!
    I had a wonderful 11 days of the Yoga Wellness Retreat in Purna Yoga. It was my first retreat experience and visit to Nepal. Everything was just great! A very beautiful place with a wonderful view of the mountains and lake, delicious varied food, an interesting daily program. I also went through a 4-day Colon Cleanse Program and I really like the result, I recommend this practice to everyone. I hope to return to this magical place again!
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written November 20, 2023
  • Sandra H
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A little slice of heaven in Pokhara
    Where do I start, purna retreat is a little slice of heaven. From the moment you arrive you are well looked after. I did the 5 day yoga retreat and could have stayed longer. The timetable , wellness activities, staff , fellow guests and delicious food made this stay something I will cherish and never forget. It was absolutely amazing and hope to return back some day. As a solo traveller I was a little nervous but on arrival staff here really cannot do enough for you and fellow guests are so friendly.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written November 21, 2023
  • Nikola K
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Will be back for more
    Me and my friend were looking for place to disconnect relax and rebuild and we found way more than that in Purna yoga retreat. We stayed about a week and wish we had more time. The experience exceeded our expectations and was really a life changing. I am happy that i brought back home a lot of amazing habits and truly different way of life. Thank you guys for being so authentic and just you
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written December 3, 2023
  • AdamJeff23
    Southampton, United Kingdom16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great yoga retreat
    Great place in the Pokhara hills. Local pickup and good range of activities. Was very interesting and insightful and the teachers have great wisdom. Food is good and free time is also welcome. Would recommend
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written December 3, 2023
  • Tobias T
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent experience with lovely people
    We went to Purna Yoga Retreat for 4 days to experience our first yoga retreat ever. From the beginning we felt very welcomed and enjoyed a warm and relaxed atmosphere. Our days were diversified and we learnt a lot abt different types of yoga. The yoga practicers were very professionell, friendly and helpfull all the time. The food was very tasty and one of the best during our trip through Nepal. All in all a great experience which we can highly recommend.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written December 4, 2023
  • Global04866582244
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful retreat experience
    This retreat was such a beautiful experience! Everyone was so accommodating, from pick up to check out. The views are stunning and every moment from when you start your day to the end is filled with lots of learning, such a great experience and 10/10 recommend.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written December 7, 2023
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Boukje
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Solo
Namasté,
I’ve spent over a month at Purna Yoga. At first I was not planning on staying that long, but this beautiful place and the inspiring yogateachers made that I spontaniously decided to join the Yoga Teachter Training that was just starting. And what an amazing decision: I’ve had the most wonderful time and I learned a lot about yoga and about myself. The people were warm and kind and always open for a chat, the food was very tasty and the rooms were clean – which all really made this place feel like a new home, but then on the other side of the world. And I didn’t even say anything about the view yet 😉
I am very thankful for this experience and I would definitely recommend staying at Purna Yoga to anyone who is interested in a traditional form of yoga and would like to continue or start their practice. Or to anyone who just came back from a hike and would like some rest and stretch!
Love, Boukje
Written April 3, 2023
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Laura Cabizza C
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Solo
I initially booked a 3 nights/4days retreat that were easily extended because it was simply so hard to leave this place! Great location surrended by nature, on a hill overlooking Pokhara and the lake the retreat offers cozy accommodations and comfortable common outside areas and terrace with stunning views.
The food is delicious, various abundant and very well balanced for a proper yogi diet and the house herbal tea always available.
I had a wonderful time and finally understood the real meaning of yoga! The physical practice,meditation, the sound immersion experience and the chanting sessions are perfectly scheduled so that you are experiencing every aspect of the yoga life. Thanks to the teachers who make it so special, Yogesh, Raaj, BJ led by Manohar.
Looking forward to enjoying another and longer experience with you again!
Written February 13, 2020
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Danielledn888
Sydney, Australia17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We recently completed the 6 day Sound Healing Training at Purna Yoga Retreat, which was a truly amazing experience! The retreat space itself is tucked away in a beautiful position on the hillside overlooking the lake, and provides the perfect setting. Each day we integrated yoga classes and other offerings (including meals), as per the daily retreat schedule, with our training sessions. This was a perfect balance of learning, integration, connection, practice and relaxation. We had our own separate space with all the bowls and equipment set up so we could learn and practice as the course progressed, which made it feel very focused and even sacred. The course itself was a perfect combination of theory, practice and enlightening spiritual discussion. The teachers were all very friendly, knowledgeable and experienced, and seemed to flow seamlessly together as a team while still sharing their unique individual offerings and facets of personal wisdom. We were encouraged and provided plenty of opportunities to connect and explore the large range of Himalayan singing bowls and sound instruments, which helped us immensely when it came to choosing our own bowls after we left. We felt guided, supported and held in the space, but were also given freedom and space to bring through our own unique healing gifts and talents, and we felt confident to run our own sound healing sessions for some of the other retreat guests who were keen to receive as the course progressed.
Overall our whole experience at Purna Yoga was wonderful! We would highly recommend not only our Sound healing training, but also to come and stay for the yoga retreat experience aswell. They have a wide range of offerings and therapies, and also run yoga trekking which looked amazing! Everything from the friendly staff, to the wonderful healthy food (they even catered for my gluten & dairy intolerance), to the yoga classes, the beautiful location and comfortable rooms was absolutely spot on for us! We cannot wait to return to what feels like our second home in Nepal.
We have such fond memories and so much gratitude for all the wonderful staff and teachers.

Since returning to Australia we even ran our own Sound Healing event for our community within the first week! It's not often you come away from a course feeling so inspired and confident, which is testament to the quality of training that is offered.

Thank you sincerely from our hearts, Danielle & Tony (Australia). 🙏💜
Written December 30, 2023
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Tamara W
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Solo
Best yoga retreat in Pokhara! The teachers Raj, Yogeshi and Vijay are all so kind, passionate and knowledgeable about teaching and the yoga lifestyle. They made my experience so special The food is also delicious - the Dhal Bhat here is the best I’ve had after one month in Nepal. The retreat space itself is also beautiful. You can relax on the balcony and terraces in the sun in the afternoon. The yoga studio is beautiful and the views out over Pokhara are amazing. I felt refreshed, calm and happy after just one day. I didn’t want to leave and will come back one day.
Written December 14, 2022
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Jihanou
Singapore, Singapore9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Solo
I stayed at Purna for 8 nights as I was doing the Ultimate Detox Program.
I loved it all the time. The program is very exhaustive and well organised: yoga, meditation, wellness activities and massage, chanting etc.
The staff is great, friendly and helpful!
The food is extremely good.
I was looking for a quite and relaxing stay and it was beyond my expectations.
I was also surrounded by very nice people during my stay and I made few friends!
Moreover, we had the chance to go for sunrise yoga and I also experienced paragliding the 31st of December 2019, both the same day. Perfect way to end the year!! And unforgettable experience.
I am looking forward to going back :)
Thanks Purna for the my happy stay.
Namaste 🙏🏽
Written January 21, 2020
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Ali P
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Solo
I'm so glad I booked here while staying in Nepal. I loved the atmosphere and it was just far enough away from the city to feel connected while still having privacy. I felt like I had friends within an hour of arrival and was a little surprised when I left just a week later to feel so close to everyone and so sad about leaving! I learned and loved a lot in that week - including my new favorite kind of yoga (Bhakti). I'll definitely be back.
Written March 22, 2022
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Christina
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Solo
Spending a few days at the Purna Yoga Retreat Center was a big pleasure. It‘s a beautiful place nestled in the lush green hills of Pokhara with an amazing view over the lake, a very welcoming and passionate team as well as great yoga, sound healing, kirtan and meditation sessions.
I had an amazing stay, you instantly feel that the team puts their whole heart and soul into this place, making you feel at ease and at home straightaway. It‘s the perfect place to find stillness, peace of mind and great conversations. As well as for recharging your batteries after some intense trekking tours :)
Another plus: very good, varied and fresh vegetarian cuisine.
Written May 11, 2022
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TimeaK
29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Solo
Purna Yoga Retreat is an amazing place with wonderful people. I spent there 2 weeks as a start of my spiritual journey towards gaining inner peace and balance and I can definitely say that I could not make better decision. Pokhara has very good energies, the city is lovely. At the retreat center, there is a complex daily schedule including hatha yoga and different kinds of meditation focusing on body, mind and spirit. The classes are held by lovely professionals, the food is delicious and healthy, they also pay attention to the personal needs (e.g allergies), everyone is nice and caring. I can recommend to spend some time at this place whatever the reason for coming here.
Written June 5, 2022
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Alaa A
Signagi, Georgia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Solo
I went to purnayoga for 3 days and I tell you it's NOT enough.. The place was very peaceful and homey.. The staff were amazing.. We started the morning sessions with Mahesh and evening with Raj.. Both instructors were amazing.. I loved each and every session.. The morning meditation with Mahesh was so calming and yet energizing.. The evening yoga session is followed by yoga nindra was absolutely amazing.. Raj did an extremely great job in the guided relaxation ( I miss this session the most)! Also.. Yoga instructors were willing to give help sessions during the breaks.. Raj helped in two poses I was trying to do.. And three months later I'm still following what he taught me to achieve advanced poses.
Staying in purna yoga was a unique experience.. I'm planning to do again this year for a week or more.
Written January 20, 2020
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viviane r
Geneva, Switzerland6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
I just spent three weeks in Purna Yoga Center, a lovely place dominating the lake with breathtaking view.
Thanks again to Purna Yogas team, the yoga teacher's great transmission of genuine hata yoga, the musicians for unforgettable bhajan sessions, the manager always available for advices and help, and, last but not least, the cook for varied, tasteful "sattvic" food. And I won't forget the cleaning lady's work that make the environment neat and tidy.
A great experience !
Looking forward to be back !
Viviane
from Switzerland
Written September 16, 2022
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