Pokhara Travel Guide
Tucked in Nepal and nicknamed as the ‘Mirror to the Mighty Himalayas’, Pokhara has never failed to impress its explorers. The place is acting as a lifeline to the most scenic landscapes & the majestic views since ages and clearly signifying that ‘Paradise do exist’. The snow-capped mountains in Pokhara are an honest epitome of the pristine nature’s views along with a thrill-filled adventure experience facilitator. Being considered as one of the best Paragliding adventure’s venue, the visitors can not only indulge in a single adventure sport but in a variety of them as they are present in abundance. The Gurkha Museum here is expecting your glimpses as it has much more to offer than you can even imagine. Time to engross in the serenity, beauty and history of one of the most ravishing locations whose calmness is quite enough to recharge your senses.
Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden
10°C to 30°C
(April to June)
(July to Sep)
10°C to 15°C
(Oct to Feb)
A City Of Lakes, Mountains and Everything Nature!!!
Pokhara, second largest city and one of the biggest adventure hubs of Nepal is situated in the lap of the majestic Himalayas and is a home to luscious vegetations and romantically bestowed with beautiful lakes. Worldwide tourists come to this city to enjoy the view of Mount Machhapuchhare and the treks of Annapurna range. Tourism boomed in the city with the construction of Siddhartha Highway which connects the mystical city to South Nepal. Lake side which is the area along the scenic Phewa Lake is an important tourism hub. The city is divided in two halves by the Seti Gandaki (White River) with the business area of Chipledunga in the middle, the old town centre of Bagar in the north and the tourist district of Lakeside to the south all lying in the western side of the river.
Pokhara is a major tourist spot and proudly presents various options to different travelers. The eye catching medieval era temples like Barahi temple, Bindhyabasini, Bhadrakali, Talbarahi, Guheshwori, Sitaldevi, Gita mandir temple and Bhimsen temple displays the rich cultural and artistic heritage of the city. The modern commercial city centres are at Chipledhunga, New Road, Prithvi Chowk and Bhimsen Chowk.
The beautiful city of Pokhara is bestowed with many shimmering lakes which provide a sense of tranquility and serenity to the city. Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Dipang Lake, Devi’s Falls are some of those lakes. Not only are the lakes a tourist attraction but also a home to various flora and fauna.
The fascinating World Peace Temple is the first Peace Pagoda of Nepal which offers great views of the Annapurna Mountains including Fishtail, Daulagiri, Annapurna South and Annapurna III.The caves of Pokara are yet another place of interests for the tourists. The Mahendra Cave, Chamare Gufa (Bat Cave) and Gupteswar Mahadev Cave contributes to the mystics of the city. The tourists also find the museums of Pokhara interesting. One is The International Mountain Museum which gives a peek into the Himalayan people and the fourteen highest peaks and their most famous expeditions. Another one is the Gurkha Memorial Museum which depicts the history of the Gurkha army.
The food is an exquisite combination of Indian and Tibetian which caters to the needs of the population. In short, Pokara brings you closer to nature, providing amazing places bearing rich cultural and artistic heritage and also lashes out your adventurous soul through its wild outdoor activities.