Pokhara, the beautiful lake city
Situated at an altitude of about 827m above the sea level around 200km west of Kathmandu is the beautiful lake city of Pokhara. For those who love nature and adventure, Pokhara is a place to be. Also known to be the heaven of Nepal, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal. This enchanting Himalayan valley provides the clear view of some of the highest mountain ranges in Nepal. Not only for its natural beauty, Pokhara, is also famous for the adventurous sports it offers.
From boating on the quiet and serene Fewa Lake to paragliding above the city to trekking along the various mountains ranges to sneaking into the narrow caves, Pokhara offers every kind of adventures sports one could imagine to do in Nepal. It is home to some of the famous lakes, caves and sports destinations in Nepal. It is not only beautiful but also clean in comparison to any other cities in Nepal. Also used as a transit between the treks, hiking around this city gives a pleasant and exotic experience. A clear view of magnificent Annapurna Himalayan range could be seen from any corner of this city. Be it a family vacation, romantic getaway or holiday with friends or even a solo tour, Pokhara promises not to bore you for a single moment. A visit to Nepal will be incomplete if it does not include Pokhara.
Lakeside in Pokhara is one of the most popular tourist hangouts and also the various hotels and accommodations welcome the visitors with warmth and fondness there. Climbing up to Sarangkot hill provides you with amazing view of the city at one side and beautiful snow-capped mountains on the other.
One could board any domestic flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara, which takes about thirty five minutes or also five hour bus rides are available. A camera is a most important element one should take with them while visiting Pokhara. Make sure you take some extra batteries and rolls if you do not want to miss anything out as there is so much to capture. So, pack your bags and book your tickets to get an experience of a lifetime in this beautiful and adventurous lake city.