Pokhara , Gandaki
Nepali and English
Pokhara is the second largest city of Nepal and located about 200 Kms from its capital Kathmandu. Pokhara is a paradise for trek lovers and adrenaline junkies. Located 200 kms from Kathmandu it is has all the elements for a perfect holiday with stunning scenery, adventure sports and mouth-watering delicacies. There’s more to Pokhara than its laid-back charisma. It also shows off a booming adventure sports industry; it is debatably the best paragliding site on the globe and is encircled by white-water rivers. The World Peace Pagoda, which rests on nearby hill next to Phewar Lake, is a massive spot to view Pokhara and the Annapurnas. Pokhara is very beautiful, as you can witness some of the massive peaks of the Annapurna range including Machapuchare (or 'Fishtail mountain') soaring over the town and the lake.
The famous Annapurna Range located within close proximity of Pokhara makes it a hot bed for trekkers around the world. The tranquil atmosphere of Pokhara and its laid back charm is the perfect place to recharge your batteries.
If you are still looking for reasons to visit this place, here are a few reasons why Pokhara
should be in your bucket list this season:
- The beautiful lakes and waterfalls!
Who doesn’t like to relax near a lake?! The famous Phewa Tal has a straight out of the postcard view with a mirror- like water. Hire a boat and just get going.
- Spooky Caves!
Remember that ominous feeling you have in a cave? Well you can experience it in the splendid Bat Cave and see a thousand live horseshoe bats clinging to the ceiling.
- Not-so-boring Museums!
The International Mountain Museum and Gurkha Memorial museum is the place for the history lovers. Even if you hate going to museums you still might find it interesting to visit a museum dedicated to the mountains of Nepal.
- Yes! The Adventure Sports!!
As stated earlier Pokhara is your go- to place for the adventure sports like Hiking, boating, white-water rafting and kayaking. Do u even need to hear more?
- Om Nom Nom!
You guessed it right. The scrumptious delicacies of Pokhra are a must for every food lover. Momos, samosa, fried noodles! Isn’t your mouth already watering?
So, what are you still waiting for? Pack your bags and head off to this celestial place!