Pokhara is one of the famous cities in the world. This city is located in western Nepal, 200 kilometers away from Kathmandu ( the capital city of Nepal). In the term of Population, this is the second-largest city in Nepal. This city lies in the country’s largest municipality ( Lekhanath) in the term of the area in Gandaki Pradesh. This city has a lot of natural beauty, adventure, pilgrimage sites, etc. Pokhara is the most popular destination for those people who love nature and Adventure. There are too many things to make your travel memorable in the city. This city is surrounded by mountains and green forests.
Pokhara is on the important trading route between China and India. In the 17th century, it was part of the Kingdom of Kaski. Kaski was one of the Chaubisi Rajya (24 Kingdoms of Nepal. In 1786 Prithvi Narayan Shah attack Kaski and he took Pokhara into his kingdom.
There are many facilities for tourists in this city like trekking, tourist guide, hotel, etc. visitors to Pokhara give high marks for the lakeside setting and excellent mountain views. Relaxing and quaint, this city also attracts tourists with its temples.
what people can see in Pokhara city
- Phewa lake
- Tal Barahi temple
- Devi’s falls
- Mahendra cave
- International mountain museum
- World peace pagoda
- Binda Basini temple
- Begnas Lake
Phewalakes is the best attraction of Pokhara. it is a large Lake in the lap of Himalaya. this lake is surrounded by a Green forest on the southern side and another side has surrounded by Pokhara city. there is a strange or surprising temple Tal Barahi in the middle in the Lake. there are many big trees in the temple of the Lake. People need to visit the temple by boats. People can be swimming, fishing in the lake.
Tal Barahi temple
Out of the famous three Shakti Peethas in Pokhara, the Tal Barahi temple is also the one them. this temple is in the middle of the Phewa lake and surrounded by many big and old trees. From the temple area, an attractive view of the Phewa Lake can be seen, as well as a beautiful view of the Annapurna, Machhapuchre mountain. Large numbers of Pond fish can be seen in the temple area. Devotees enjoy feeding the fish in the lake and also enjoying the Pegion in the temple area.
people will go on this temple to worship Barahi Devi to get blessed by the goddess.
The Devis falls I the top attraction among large numbers of travelers in Pokhara. Davis Falls is a waterfall located at Pokhara, one of the best sightseeing points inside Pokhara valley, the force of water falling from the Davis Falls amazing and reach the Gupteshwor cave.
It is located further few kilometers from Seti River Gorge. A nice garden is developed with trees and flowers. The cave is much dark, people can find a statue of Lord Shiva in the 100 meters inside of the cave. now the visitor allows only 100 meters inside in the Cave. Mahendra Cave was discovered in 1953 by two peoples while they were herding their goats. Legend has it that one of their goats leads them to a cave in the earth. After discovered the cave, the people raced home to tell their family about the discovery.
This is a beautiful place to view sunrise over the Himalayas with a clear view of the Annapurna range and the Machhapuchare mountains. There is also the nice views of Pokhara valley and the lake looks even more enchanting from Sarangkot. Sarankot is a famous Paragliding place in Nepal. People can fly over the Plewa lakes and Pokhara city in Paragliding from Sarankot hill.
International mountain museum
The museum itself is large and beautiful. The museum shows mountain culture, people groups, the world’s highest mountains, and their history, the history of mountaineering in Nepal, mountain expeditions including Everest, mountaineering equipment, and it’s climate, etc.
World peace pagoda
the world Peace Pagoda was founded by Buddhist monks from the Japanese Nipponzan Myohoji. this Pagoda reflects the lifestyle and rules of Gautam buddha. Buddha was born in Lumbini Nepal, where he became enlightened in Bodhgaya, where he taught most of his lifetime. it gives to be a peaceful message to the world.
Binda Basini temple
Bindhyabasini temple is one of the three main Shakti Peetha located at Pokhara. This temple is situated on the Hocho hill located at Ward No.2 of the Lekhnath Municipality. In the temple area, there are separate temples of Bindhyabasini as well as Shiva, Ganesh, Saraswati, and Krishna.
From the temple area, it can be seen Machhapuchre, Annapurna snow range as well as the Pokhara market. In this ancient temple, there is also a lift for the convenience of the elderly visitor. the lift was made by Lakshmi Group of Nepal. Bindhyabasini temple is also one of the major destinations of religious tourism. large numbers of Indian tourists are visiting the temple in Pokhara. Other foreign tourists also visit the Hindu culture.
Hotels and lodges
There are more than 1000 tourist category hotels and lodges in this city including the Phulbari Resort & Spa, Pokhara Grande, FISHTAIL LODGE, Pavilions Himalayas, Jurassic Resort and Villas. these Hotels are ranked 5-star. followings are some of the most popular hotels in Pokhara;
Pokhara is the major tourism Hub in Nepal. Tourism plays a vital role in Pokhara since thousands of tourists visit Pokhara every year and the majority of people are involved in the tourism sector. There are many trekking agencies in Pokhara that provide several trekking programs and itineraries for the tourists. Some of the major trekking regions are the Annapurna region, Everest region, Langtang region, Manaslu region, Rara/Jumla region and Kanchanjunga/ Makalu region.
Pokhara is the major tourism Hub in Nepal. Tourism plays an important role in Pokhara since thousands of tourists visit Pokhara every day and the majority of populations are in the tourism sector. In Pokhara there are many trekking agencies, they offer many trekking programs and itineraries for the tourists.
- Eastern Light
- Three Sisters
- Unlimited Trekking
Nepal (P) Ltd
- Jomsom Treks and
- Happy Treks Nepal.
Team Of Mr. Happy.
- Ethical Trekking Nepal
Trekking Nepal Pvt.Ltd