Pokhara is one of the biggest cities in Nepal lying in western Nepal which is considered to be the most popular trekking transit point. Beauties of Pokhara itself makes it second popular tour destination after Kathmandu. Approximation to the Mountain View from downtown city is first attraction anyone can feel when they are in Pokhara. Added to it, the famous Phewa Lake scatters attached to the city. Accommodation facilities are on hand at any time throughout the city. A visit to Pokhara worth with its all identical spots sited around.
Where are you going?
Day 01: A full day sightseeing program that includes activities in Pokhara sited differently.
Boating in Phewa Lake:
This very lake is the axis of attraction in Pokhara. One of the three lakes in Pokhara, Phewa Lake is largest and covers an area of around 4.43 square kilometers. Sailing in Phewa Lake is wonderful act in Pokhara, the sail avails panoramic views of Annapurna Mountain range. In a clear weather, views of Sarangkot worth, too. Eartern shore of this lake is settled with a lot of Hotels, Restaurants, and tourist agencies.
Visiting the Barahi Temple:
It is one of the most important temples in Pokhara. Constructed at around the middle of Phewa Lake, the temple is dedicated to Hindu goddess Barahi, boar avatar of god Vishnu. She is also one of the Matrikas, a group of seven or eight mother goddesses.
World Peace Stupa:
This Buddhist Pagoda, on the southern shore of Phewa Lake, was designed to concentrate focus of all races to combine for a world peace. Built on a hill overlooking the Phewa Lake on 1996, it offers a great view of the snow capped mountains in Annapurna Range. The Peace stupa, also called Peace Pagoda has four images of Buddha, each directed to each identical direction.
The Davi’s falls & Gupteswor Cave:
It’s a lovely waterfall just at the southern exit of Phewa Lake. Locally known as the Pataale Chhango, supposedly a trekker named Davy was washed away by the fall and was disappeared inside the space below the fall. Water from the fall disappears beneath the fall to reappear in a distance around 500 meters further south. Gupteswor cave is one of the caves inside Pokhara valley, inside which is worship spot of God Shiva, the God of Destroys.
The Seti Gorge:
The Seti River, originated at the base of Fishtail, runs through the main city in some places. A wonder of it, the river appears around 2 meters hardly in some points but the depth is quite ahead of the imagination around 40 meters. K. I singh bridge is a perfect venue to view the River gorge though it can be seen from Mahendra Pool, Ramghat, Prithvi Chowk etc inside Pokhara.
Tibetan Refugee Center :
A group of Tibetan refugees have been residing in Nepal from centuries. The Tibetan Refugee center in Pokhara near the Davi’s falls is one of them. Visit to the Monastery, the school in there, carpet factory all worth.
Mountaineering Museum :
Under Management of Nepal Mountaineering Association, the mountaineering museum is a place for the information of Mountain system, Mountaineering method, history of mountains, ecology, geography, etc.
Mahendra Cave :
One of the popular tourist destinations in Pokhara, the Mahendra Cave has been named after the Late King Mahendra. Residing at the northern shore of the Pokhara valley, it’s a natural tunnel and a visitor can go inside to explore the sparkling stones, when rays of light strike on them. There is electricity bulbs managed to keep inside the cave for light. To get rid of the unexpected power off inside the cave, it is recommended to take flash or torch light while going inside.
Chamere Cave :
Chamera is Nepali Name for Bats. Further to Mahendra Cave, Chamere Cave is a “U” shaped cave which gives settlement to more than 15 thousands of Bats. The Stones inside the cave are marked with the figures of Elephant, Gods and goddesses. It’s not as much popular as Mahendra cave or any other caves inside Pokhara, some with its locality, some with its advertisement.