Pokhara, one of the most popular tourist place in Nepal, has numerous activities for anyone trekking into the Himalayan land. This gorgeous landscape is full of natural beauty.
Lakes surrounded by vibrant forests and mountains makes it a delight for any nature lover.
You can reach Pokhara by using the bus services from Kathmandu or you can also take a taxi or private car.
Things To Do In Pokhara
Nepal is one of the richest countries in water resource. Due to the Himalayan glaciers and several lakes and rivers, there are plenty of opportunities for water adventures.
Fewa Lake is the most popular and pleasant spot. The snow clad mountains piercing the blue sky reflect on the crystal clear waters of the lake.
You can take a boat and sail along, watching the dense forests lining the lake.
Begnas Lake is a peaceful spot where you can take a stroll. It’s a secluded place where you can hear nature’s unfiltered music and unpolluted sound.
Dipang Lake has its very own defining feature. Lotus flowers are sprawled on top of the lake, while swans perch on the water. You can take gorgeous photos for your Instagram here.
Photo by Chandrackd CC BY SA 4.0
Other water bodies are Devi’s Fall and Rupa Lake. These are less visited by tourists.
Lastly, getting to the Shanti Stupa is a nerve-racking task, but you are going to be thrilled when you pave your way through Fewa Lake and Devi’s Fall. The mighty peaks of Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare, and Annapurna greet you at the top.
Machapuchare, one of the peaks in the Annapurna range
Adventure in Pokhara
Pokhara has many adventures up its sleeves. You can take a bike and ride to Sarangkot or you could hike there. Whether you prefer biking or hiking, this will take you into an exhilarating scenery where you can see a wonderful sunset and sunrise.
Also, Pokhara can be your base for trekking into the Himalayas. For example, you can trek and explore the Mustang region.
You can open your wings up and Paraglide around the Annapurna mountains or Lake Pokhara. Doesn’t it sound exciting? Whitewater rafting on the gushing rivers of Nepal sounds like a plan!
Explore Caves in Pokhara
This small town is home to the mysterious caves of Chamare, Gupteswar, and Mahendra.
You never know what you will experience at every turn. A bat might greet you or you may find a secret passageway leading you underground.
December 13, 2016 6:06 pm
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