Pokhara is a city on Phewa Lake, in central Nepal. It’s known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit, a popular trail in the Himalayas. Tal Barahi Temple, a 2-story pagoda, sits on an island in the lake. On the eastern shore, the Lakeside district has yoga centers and restaurants. In the city’s south, the International Mountain Museum has exhibits on the history of mountaineering and the people of the Himalayas. Pokhara is renowned worldwide for its mesmerizing paragliding site and without a doubt, makes for one of the best sites to enjoy the thrilling activity of paragliding. Upon taking a flight, you will witness a towering mountain range on one side and a beautiful lake on the other.
Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Devi's Fall, Bindhyabasini temple, Mahendra cave, Tal Barahi, Rupa Taal, International Mountain Museum, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Chamere Gufa, Seti River Gorge, Gorka Memorial Museum, Matepani Gumba, and many more places can be visited there. Pokhara's spellbinding beauty has been the subject of many travel writers. Its pristine air, the spectacular backdrop of the snowy peaks of the Annapurna Range, and the serene Phewa, Begnas, and Rupa Lakes, make this destination 'the Jewel of the Himalayas'. The Pokhara is best known for the stunning view of the Annapurna range. It is perhaps one of the few places on earth from where mountains above 6,000 m can be seen unobstructed from an altitude of 800 m within a distance of 28 km.
This region is truly gifted by nature with its mountains, lakes, hills, caves, rivers, and waterfalls. In terms of culture as well, Pokhara is a colorful garden. You can find lots of temples, monasteries, mosques, and churches as well. Pokhara is also the initial point for many trekking routes.
Famous places in Pokhara
- Sarangkot: A small village that has its own natural beauty. The best thing about the village of Sarangkot is that it lies on the outskirts of Pokhara city. Moreover, you will also get a chance to view one of the most beautiful Annapurna Himalayan range. You can also view the orange hues along with some beautiful mountain ranges.
- Phewa Lake: Witness the second largest in Nepal the Phewa Lake and it is one of the must-visit places in Pokhara. You can enjoy some of the best boating rides on this lake and at the same time, it also lets you witness some quiet moments sometime in the late afternoon. You can also see some beautiful fishes in the water which is another attraction in this place.
- Mahendra Cave: If you are a strong Hindu believer, you wouldn’t miss the chance to visit Mahendra cave. The cave was named after Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev and has several stalactites and stalagmites along with a statue of Lord Shiva which attracts almost thousands of visitors every year. You can also visit the Bat Cave which lies within ten minutes' walking distance from this cave and is also an important tourist attraction.
- Devi’s Fall: A spectacular fall that you might have never seen before, the peculiar thing about this fall is that the starting point of this fall where Pardi Khola stream which eventually vanishes in the underground. The most amazing thing about this fall is that you can clearly hear the sound of the water which eventually strikes the fall and it is the most famous tourist place in Pokhara. The cascading waterfall secretly comes and meets the cave which makes this fall a must-watch in Nepal.
- Trip Duration: 3N/4D
- Visit Destination: Sarangkot, Davi’s Fall, Mahendra cave, Shanti stupa, Phewa Lake
- Maximum Pax: 10person
- Minimum Pax: 1 person
- Payment system: By cash Or Payment by card
7 Hrs L / D Hotel
Transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara with a mesmerizing road trip in a tourist bus where you can observe beautiful seneries.
5/6 Hrs B/ L / D Hotel
Sightseeing tour of Pokhara bazaar, Phewa Tal Lake, David’s Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Tibetan handicrafts & refugee center and Seti Gorge. One hour boating excursion on Phewa Tal Lake
6 Hrs B / L / D Hotel
Morning sightseeing of Sarangkot and Local Market visit
7 Hrs B / L
Departure to Kathmandu or Chitwan
- All Transport
- All governmental procedure fees, Heritage site entry fee and local taxes.
- All meals and accommodation throughout the tour
- An experienced English speaking tour guide possessing valid license issued by the government of Nepal.
What's not included?
- Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
- Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters, beverages etc.
- Tips for guides and drivers.
- All others expenses not mentioned in “Trip Cost Includes” section