Pokhara, the most visited place in Nepal after the Kathmandu Valley serves as the glorious destination for the tourists. The place is considered as a city of lakes and has also contributed its name as a final paradise of the Himalayan range. Pokhara is 200km away from the Kathmandu city whose altitude lies from 2705 feet south to 1730 to the north. The place gives a pleasant view of hills and mountains from any point of the hotel you stay in. It is the ground which provides a platform for viewing beautiful scenes, enjoy the mountains and lakes, boating, paragliding and many others. The Annapurna ranges hit the face of people wherever they travel inside the area of Pokhara.

Apart from lakes and mountains, Pokhara is widely known for night life. The decorations and lights of beautiful hotels and restaurants in the place known as Lakeside have played a vital role to make Pokhara as a tourist destination point. There are different clubs and restaurants with live music for the attraction of both local and native people. In this magnificent place, Pokhara has added some more ingredients through adventures like Paragliding, skydiving, boating and bungee jumping.

Pokhara is the junction point to begin the Annapurna mountaineering routes. There are marvellous routes like Manang, Mustang, ABC, Poonhill etc. which passes through the way of Pokhara. Thus all the visitors make up their mind to stay one night at Pokhara to enjoy city life. The pleasant sound of Phewa lake and flabbergasting view of mountains are the key factors that motivate the trekker to be on Annapurna range. This destination point was adding some extra service and facilities giving priority to Tourism Year 2020.  Due to COVID 19, the place has not been able to capture the presence and positive attitude of the tourist. However, it will be able to provide adequate prerequisite targeting the tourists as soon as this pandemic will be over.

Fewa Lake: Fewa Lake, which is located southern side of Pokhara valley has provided a platform for the visitors for boating. There are different types of a boat which can be hired for some hours and take a glorious view around the lake. The view around the lake plays a role for the relaxation to the people who are in Pokhara to come out from hustle bustle from the city area.

Sarangkot: Sarangkot, which not only provides a destination for paragliding but also offers short hiking trip from Pokhara Valley. The place also contributes to see the crystal clear view of Pokhara. One can see the people doing paragliding and also observe the lifestyle of the regular people in the area.

Paragliding: It is the major motive of many people to be in Pokhara. They tend to enjoy the nightlife in Lakeside and do paragliding next morning with an exchange of some bucks. People who want to be above the hills and mountains to enjoy the glorious view of the lakes and mountains should certainly try this.

Devis Fall: Another appealing factor of Pokhara which is named after a queen who got drowned in the pit due to overfull of water in 1961. In the present day, there is a tunnel with a full of water at the bottom 500 m long. Visitors can find the idle of Nepalese people with their traditional dresses inside the premises. However one needs to be very careful as the place is quite congested and slippery.

Bat Cave: The cave is quite congested consisting entrance and exit point. One need to carry torch light to see the bat inside the place which is too dark. The people tend to visit in order to challenge themselves to carry their journey until the exit point from the entrance.

Overview

  • Duration Full day
  • Trip Type Solo / Group
  • Best Time All around the year
  • Per Day Walk 02-03 hrs
  • Hotel Pickup Available
  • Location Pokhara
  • Language English

Includes

  • Hotel Pickup and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Tour guide

Excludes

  • Any kind of drinks
  • Lunch
  • Tips and gratitude to your guides and drivers
  • Accommodation and meals in Pokhara

Itinerary

  • Pickup

    You will be picked up from your respective hotels for sightseeing aroud Pokhara.

  • Stop At: Devis Fall

    Sightseen around Devis fall.

  • Stop At: Gupteshwor Mahadev

    Sightseen at Gupteshwor Mahadev

  • Stop At: Bat Cave

    Bat Cave

  • Stop At: Phewa Lake

    boating

  • Stop At: Tal Barahi Temple

  • Drop off

    Since this tour is then completed

Additional Information

  • There are numerous retailers in the lakeside area where local garments are available which is quite attractive.
  • Comparatively, the weather in Pokhara is more pleasant than Kathmandu. Thus one can enjoy site seeing through cycling which is available near the area in rent.
  • One can also try fishing in the dam side area with the exchange of some bucks.
  • Thakali style cuisine is quite popular among the Nepalese people which is available in different restaurants and kitchen house in Pokhara. Moreover, these shops also offers some local alcohol.
  • Apart from Bat cave, there are other caves like Mahendra Cave and Gupteshwore Cave which is worth exploring.

Pokhara: Frequently Asked Questions

  • How to get to Pokhara?

    Pokhara which lies in Gandaki zone is 200km ahead west from Kathmandu Valley. Thus one can either take the Tourist bus or go through the flight. The buses journey is completed within 7-8 hours of departure from Kathmandu city. However, it can be reached within 20minutes through airway if not delay.

  • When is the best time to visit the place?

    Pokhara has its own values and offerings throughout the year. However, the place provides additional cuisine in the 1st week of January through Street festival prioritizing the tourists. It contributes to different band music and other programs which are remarkable

  • What are other best things to do in Pokhara?

    Apart from boating and site seeing one can go nearby Phewa lake carrying different outdoor restaurants which accommodate the visitor which relaxation chair, foods and drinks. Visitor can enjoy the soothing view and weather of Lake with some beverage.

  • How long does it take to explore overall place?

    If one desires to complete all the areas of Pokhara it takes 2 days to circulate with few breaks. Apart from afore mentioned places Pokhara also carries Bindabasini Temple and White Stupa.

  • Do the place carry enough hotels?

    As the place is also named after the tourist point, it carries many hotels from Economy to Luxurious.