Pokhara Valley

Pokhara Valley

Pokhara is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal, which is situated in the northwestern corner of the Pokhara Valley 950m above the sea, is a widening of the Seti Gandaki valley. The Seti River and its tributaries have dug impressive canyons into the valley floor, which are only visible from higher viewpoints or from the air. Specially Pokhara is famous for its lakes and magnificient views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Makalu Machhapurche etc. The natural beauty of its lakeside location and its proximity to the mountains has made in the natural choice for trekkers and adventures. Pokhara is also the base for some of most famous trekking circuits of Nepal. By itself surrounding area provides sample scope for short walk and day trips, suitable for children or weary trekkers that can be made around the valley. There is another fantastic moment, hiking from Sarangkot to Phawa Lake.

The Major attraction of Pokhara
Phewa Lake
Phewa Lake is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. This is the largest and most enchanting of three lakes that add to the resplendence of Pokhara. Here, boting around lake and visit the island temple (Barahi) in the middle of the Phawa lake.

Devi's Fall
Another of nature's wonders,Locally known as Patale Chango (Hell's Falls) also know as Devins and Davids is a lovely Waterfall is about 2 km south West of Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker by the name of Davy, was washed away by the Padi Khola and mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall.

Seti Gandaki Gorge
The Another of Pokhara natural wonders is the Seti Gandaki River. Flowing right through the city, the boisterous river runs underground at places. Amazingly, at certain places the river appears hardly two meters wide. However, its depth is quite beyond imagination, over 20m.

Barahi Temple
The Barahi called "island temple" temple is the most important monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the Center of Fewa Lake, this two-storied pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of Ajima, the protector deity representing the female force of Shakti.

Mahendra Cave
Mahendra gufa, This large limestone cave is locally known a s the House of Bats an apt name for it. A two- hours walk to the north of Pokhara, it is best to bring our own torch to see the stalactites and stalagmites, as well as the local winged residents.

Mountain Views
The natural beautiful of Pokhara Provides the panoramic view of Annapurna Region, Dhaulagiri, Machapurche and other small peaks.