Pokhara is the city of Phewa Lake situated at the centre of Nepal. As it is known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit, you may find amazing Pokhara tour packages for your next adventure or a perfect Himalaya trail. If we date back to history Pokhara was an important trading point on the route between India and China and until the late 1960s, this valley was only accessible by foot. Later with the construction of Siddhartha Highway, which now connects the city to Southern Nepal, tourism flourished in the city. Especially the area beside the Phewa Lake is called as Lake Side, which has developed into one of the major tourism hubs of Nepal.
Pokhara is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is nature’s hidden paradise that possesses nature’s gift of acute beauty and peace. There is a lot of Buddhism influence seen in the temples and in the ancient architecture. With the majestic view of Annapurna, range Pokhara endows the perfect backdrop and tranquillity of lakes. All this make Pokhara the finest destination for a wonderful tour. From Tal Barahi Temple, a 2-story pagoda, which lies on an island in the lake to the eastern shore, the Lakeside district has some good yoga centres and restaurants.
Coming to the south there is an International Mountain Museum that exhibits the winning history of mountaineering and the audacious people of the Himalayas. Forming an impressive backdrop to Pokhara is the theatrical Annapurna Massif. It is the most important part of the emblematic Mt Machhapuchhare. The triangular mass emerges a large over the town image and remains the only virgin mountain in Nepal that is set aside as a forbidden mountain to be climbed.
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People Also Ask About Pokhara Tours
What are the top attractions on a sightseeing tour in Pokhara?
Pokhara is an extraordinary place with amazing natural beauty. It is situated at an altitude of 827m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. Pokhara is well admired and known for adventure sports and other stunning sightseeing attractions. This enchanting city has a population of around 95,000 that has a lot to offer with beautiful lakes dazzling panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks. Have a look at few:
- Phewa lake
- David's Fall
- Bindybasini Temple
- Mahendra Gupha
- Seti Gandaki Gorge
- World Peace Pagoda
- The old bazar
- Poon Hill
- Barahi Temple
Which are the famous localities for a food tour in Pokhara?
Pokhara's food and cuisines are not to miss. No matter where ever you go, wherever you travel, you need food to sustain and if you get local delicacies to relish, nothing is better than this. Of course, the empty appetite will ruin the excitement and adventure of your trip. No wonder, Pokhara serves all the amazing types of food from local to Thai, from Italian to Lebanese and much more.
All the restaurants in Pokhara offer great food whether you go to lakeside or to the main city road; you will these restaurants offering local and international delicacies:
- Korean food - Natsal Restaurant
- Chinese food - China Town Restaurant
- Italian - Caffe Concerto
- Thai - Krishna’s Kitchen
- Japanese - AoZoRa andKoto
- Himalayan - Potala Tibetan Restaurant
- French - Metro
- Indian - Marwadi Restaurant
Which are the best areas for a shopping tour in Pokhara?
Pokhara is situated to the west of Kathmandu, as it is a popular tourist destination for adventure and sightseeing, it is also quite famous for shopping. For tourists, there is a variety of outdoor and local markets and other shopping localities where there is plenty to shop. At some places, you can even haggle down prices to get the best deals. Look below for few:
- The Chital market
- Lakeside Emporium
- Jewels And Trinkets
- Silver Oaks Handicraft
- Mountain Women Handicraft
- Tashiling Handicraft Centre
- Women's Skills Development Organization
- Shopping Center
- Fair Mount Trekking Shop
What are the best camping sites in Pokhara?
Pokhara is blessed with natural beauty and scenery thus on the foothills of the Himalayas you may find some interesting camping sites that offers majestic views and star gazing nights. These camping sites stand as a testimony to the beautiful mountains, which are snuggled quite royally in Nepal.
If you want to be completely enthralled by the healing sound of the water then look at the best campsites in and near Pokhara:
- Sarangkot Half-Day Hike from Pokhara
- Private Day Hike at Annapurna Foothills in Pokhara
- Private Begnas Thulokot Day Trek Including Boat Ride in Begnas Lake
- Pokhara Small Group Hiking Tour
- A perfect day hiking in foothill of Annapurna Himalaya Range in Pokhara
- Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 Days
- Wonderful Australian Camp & Sarangkot Trek
- Annapurna Panorama trek
What are the best adventure activities to do in Pokhara?
The Pokhara city is a remarkable city that offers some of the best adventure sports and activities to indulge in. Take a look at few and dive into the world of adventure:
- Bungee Jumping
- Zip flyer
- Ultra-light flight
- Mountain Biking
- Hand Gliding
- White Water Rafting
- Canyoning & Canyoneering
- Stand Up Paddle-Boarding