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Pokhara, the city of lakes, is blessed with extreme natural beauty. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. It is also called the Switzerland of Nepal It is located at an altitude of 827m, 200 km west to Kathmandu valley. The best viewpoint of Pokhara is Sarangkot (1600 m) and Thulakot (in Lekhnath a part of famous Royal Trek from where four lakes Phewa, Begnas, Khaste and Dipang and whole annapurna range is seen to the west of the city.

The city is famous for the adventure opportunities it offer that include sightseeing, white water rafting, kayaking and mountaineering.

Most of the visiters are here for the start or end of a trek to the Annapurna Base Camp and Mustang. It is considered by many to be the most beautiful place in the whole wide world.



Location : West to Kathmandu Valley

Significance : The Third largest city in Nepal & Famous For Lakes

Places to Visit : The Fewa (or Phewa) Lake, Davis Water Fall, Begnas Lake, Gupteshwar Cave, Annapurna Sanctuary, Mahendra Cave, Other places to visit in Pokhara are Barahi temple, situated in the middle of Phewa lake, Pokhara Museum, Annapurna Museum, Bindhyabasini temple, and World Peace Pagoda.