Gandaki | the best destination in the world


The Gandaki region seems to have been diligently created by nature itself as a picturesque and excellent tourist destination. The image of the Himalayas In Fewa Lake, such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu. there are more than 4,000 meters above sea level, lakes, waterfalls, rivers, freshwater basins and a clean environment attract the tourists. Muktinath, Manakamana, Gorakhkali, Baglung Kalika, Panchkot, Galeshwar Dham, Balmiki Ashram and Trivenidham, etc. These tourist destinations have also brightened the image of Gandaki province. Government and tourism boards have also been emphasizing on infrastructure development and promotion. The Annapurna area is especially famous for hiking.

Why tourists are encouraged In Gandaki?

Last year only about three lakh (300,000) foreigners came to Gandaki state. In terms of prospects and investments, this number is low. Therefore, in order to increase tourist arrivals, it is necessary to identify and develop new destinations, and activities.

For example, UNESCO appears to have indexed the caves of the Muktinath Valley and the ancient palace area of ​​Gorkha are considered as the earliest world heritage sites in Gandaki In 1996 and the city of Lo-Manthang surrounded by clay walls in 2008. Tourists can be increased by promoting such heritage-rich heritage to the full list of world heritage sites. Also, in the Gandaki region, there are 4 mountains higher than 8,000 meters, but the number of Tourists in the mountains, including the Annapurna, which has a climbing history, should be increased.

A considerable number of tourists can be accommodated from our two neighboring countries. Therefore, the Gandaki state government is celebrating the year as a year to promote tourism in the neighboring country. Our efforts are focused on making such campaigns successful. Especially the original culture, local food and traditional customs, disguise, etc. can be special produce and interesting topic for international tourists.


What People can do in Gandaki, Nepal

People can see and do the following things in  Gandaki

  • Museums
  • Sacres and Religious Site
  • Mountains
  • Nature and parks
  • Sights and landmarks
  • Bodies of Water
  • Hiking and camping


There are seven Museums in Gandaki Nepal ;

  • Gurkha Memorial Museum – Pokhara
  • International Mountain Museum –Pokhara
  • Gorkha Nath Temple Gorkha –Gorkha
  • Annapurna Butterfly MuseumPokhara
  • Pokhara Museum –Pokhara
  • Old Gurung Museum –Ghandruk
  • The White Gallery –Pokhara

Sacres and Religious Site

  • Manakamana Temple – Gorkha
  • Peace Pagoda- Pokhara
  • Bindabashini Temple – Pokhara
  • Tal Barahi Temple – Pokhara
  • Kedareshwar Mahadev Mani Temple – Pokhara
  • Thani Mai Temple – Bandipur
  • Gorkha Kalika Temple -Gorkha
  • Matepani Gumba – Pokhara


  • Annapurna Mountain Range –Annapurna Region
  • Poon Hill –Pokhara
  • Sarangkot –Pokhara
  • Machapuchare –Annapurna Region
  • Gurunghe Hill –Bandipur
  • Mount Manaslu –Gorkha
  • Manaslu –Gorkha

Nature and parks

  • Movie Garden –Pokhara
  • Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) –Pokhara
  • Sarangkot –Pokhara
  • Begnas Lake –Pokhara
  • Gupteswar Gupha –Pokhara
  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek –Pokhara
  • Rupa Lake –Pokhara
  • Tilichol Lake –Manang
  • Laprak –Gorkha
  • Thorangla Pass –Manang
  • Mahendra Cave –Pokhara
  • Basundhara Park –Pokhara
  • Devi’s Fall –Pokhara
  • Annapurna Circuit –Manang


Sights and landmarks

  • Pokhara Lakeside –Pokhara
  • Shree Gaden Dhargay Ling Monastery –Pokhara
  • Adam Tribe Organic Farm –Pokhara
  • Tutunga View Point –Pokhara


Bodies of Water

  • Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) –Pokhara
  • Begnas Lake –Pokhara
  • Seti Gandaki (Seti River) –Pokhara
  • Rupa Lake –Pokhara
  • Tilichol Lake –Manang
  • Dipang Lake –Pokhara
  • Kafuche Lake –Pokhara


Hiking and camping

  • Hiking to Sarangkot from Lakeside
  • Poon Hill Trek
  •  Trekking Annapurna and Bandipur
  • Hiking to World Peace Stupa
  • Trek to Mardi Himal
  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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