Pokhara, also known as Lake City, is situated at about 827 meter from sea level, and is located 124 miles (about 200 km) west of Kathmandu.
Pokhara, the most beautiful city in Nepal, can be reached by plane in 35 minutes or by bus in around 5 hours. Pokhara, often called the enchanting Himalayan valley with a heart of major actions and adventures, is the next destination after Kathmandu for many adventure and pleasure trips.
Surrounded by beautiful snow-caped mountains, with a magnificent lake of crystal-clear pure Himalayan water, all-year round pleasing weather, and friendly Pokhral will greet you with a smile and leave you with the most unforgettable moments in your life.
The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic.
Pokhara is the land of Magars and Gurungs, hardworking farmers and valorous warriors who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. The Thakalis, another important ethnic group here, are known for their entrepreneurship.
The climate of Pokhara is slightly warmer than Kathmandu with daytime temperature hovering around 15 degrees Celsius in winter and 35 degrees in summer.
Best time to visit is between October and April.
Activities in Pokhara
Sunrise in Sanargkot
Places to Visit
The Fewa (or Phewa) Lake
Phewa Lake, 1.5 kilometer long, is the second largest lake in Nepal, offers an excellent view of the mountains and their reflections on the lake. Many tours and trekking operators and hotels are located on the lakeside.
One can easily find a place to sit back, relax and enjoy great meal while enjoying scenery here. You will also enjoy boating on the lake.
Begnas and Rupa Lake
There are about eight lakes in Pokhara and besides the Fewa Lake; the other two lakes are Begnas Lake and Rupa lake. These lakes, located about 15 km west from Pokhara, are ideal places for relaxation, boating and fishing.
Mahindra Gufa (cave) is located about 10km north from central Pokhara. It is a natural site located across the Seti river pass the Batulechours village.
Davis’ Fall lies 2 Km south east from central Pokhara City. The water fall directly goes into a gorge and narrow canal with no ends. It is believed that this deadly waterfall took the life of a tourist named Davis, who fell down into the canal and was never found, hence the name Davis’ waterfall, named in his memory by the people of Pokhara.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel. Welcome drink and Check-In.
Drive to Pokhara. Lunch on the highway. Evening sightseeing and overnight staye at hotel
Early morning you will drive to Sarangkot hill for sunrise and view the Himalayan ranges. Visit Bindabasini Temple on the way back to hotel.
Half day sightseeing to David’s fall, GupteshwarMahadev Cave, & International Mountain Museum
Drive to Phewa Lake and enjoy boat ride & relax your rest of of the day
Rafting, Paragliding, Ultra-Light, Bungee Jumping, Zipflyer (Optional)
After Breakfast – Drive to Kathmandu
Optional: Visit Manakamana Temple by Cable Car
You will be free till your flight time. We will drop you to Kathmandu Airport 2 hours before your flight time (30 mins drive from your hotel)