Pokhara Attraction
Pokhara city is located to the west of Kathmandu. It is the capital of the Western Development Region in Nepal. Pokhara with a population of about 190,000 inhabitants, it is the third largest city in the country. It is a well-known excursion destination with its relaxed nature and lush beauty.
Pokhara has a subtropical climate with moderate temperatures. December to January is the coolest period with snowfall being a regular event. February to April is a warm period. The months of October and November are the best time to visit for the pleasant weather and lush green surroundings.
Historically, Pokhara was a mystical place which was partly inaccessible. After the construction of roads in the sixties, the city developed rapidly; today, it is a peaceful, yet active, resort town.

Places of Interest in Pokhara
The Pokhara Valley
The Pokhara valley is one of the most picturesque spot of Nepal followed by beautiful lakes of Phewa, Begnas, and Rupa lake. Pokhara is connected by air as well as by bus from Kathmandu and Bhairahawa.This valley is situated at an altitude of 827 meters above the sea-level. Pokhara offers the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, five peaks of Annapurna and others.


Phewa Lake

This lake is situated at an altitude of 784m above the sea level with an island temple (Tal Barahi) at the middle of the lake. The reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhre and Annapurna can be seen in its clear  water. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake.


Begnas and Rupa Lakes

Begnas & Rupa lakes lie in the northeast of Pokhara valley at the distances of 13 km from the main city. These lakes are located at the foothill of Begnas-mountain.







Seti River Gorge

It carved by Seti - Gandaki is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. KI Singh Bridge at the Bagar, Mahendra Pul & Prithivi Highway Bridge near Bus Park provides a perfect view of the river's dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water.


David's Fall
David's fall locally known as Patale Chhango is located in the southern bank of the Pokhara valley. This is the place where the stream flowing from Fewa Lake collapses and surges down the rock into a deep gorge, leaping through several potholes.




Mahendra Cave

Mahendra Cave lies north of the Pokhara valley. It is a large limestone cave, which is one of the few stalagmite stalactite caves found in Nepal..




Barahi Temple
This is the most important religious monument in Pokhara, located in the middle of Fewa Lake as an island, this two -storey pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of Ajima, the protector's deity representing the female force Shakti. Devotees can be seen especially on Saturday.




World Peace Pagoda

World peace Pagoda a massive Buddhist Stupa, is situated on top of hill on the southern shore of Phewa lake. Being an impressive sight in itself, the shrine is a great vantage point, which offers spectacular views of the Annapurna range and Pokhara city. You can get there by crossing the lake by boat and then hiking up the hill.

Old Bazaar
Pokhara's traditional bazaar is colorful and so are its ethnically diverse traders. The place remains bustling with traders from not only Nepal but also from places as far as Kashmir, Tibet, Ladakh and China. The market is full of monuments that give a sneak peak into the Newar architecture and culture.It is located about four km from Lakeside.



Tibetan Village

Tibetan Village Tashiling in the south and Tashil Palkhel in the north of Pokhara Valley is the two Tibetan village, which is inhabitant by the Tibetan people who keeps themselves busy by producing and trading woolen carpets and other handicrafts.

Pokhara Museum

One museum displays the life styles and history of Gurungs, Thakalis and Tharu and other one natural history museum and is functioned by the Annapurna Conversation area project.




Annapurna Museum
Museum also known as the Natural History Museum, located at Prithvi Narayan Campus east of the old bazaar. Managed by the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), the museum has an exceptional collection of butterflies, insects, birds, and models of wildlife as well as samples of various precious and semi-precious stones and volcanic rocks.