Pokhara valley travel guide top things to do in Pokhara city Nepal

Pokhara - Tal Barahi Temple

About Pokhara travel guide Nepal

Pokhara city is a naturally beautiful and most popular touristic destination of Nepal. It is famous for pristine natural view point of panoramic Annapurna Himalayan Range. Pokhara city is culturally, religiously, and naturally diverse. We strongly request you to visit once in lifetime, to see the wonder of nature and culture. City located about 198 km west of Kathmandu, lies in Kaski district, west of Nepal.

Pokhara Nepal is ever known as a real paradise in earth. Amazing valley is filled with swift flowing river and dotted with clear gleaming Lakes like phewa and begnas. It is blessed with the back drop of mountains, which are the most dramatic sceneries in the world. 149 km of panoramic Himalayan ranges seems close enough to be touched, but also can be felt.

Top things to do in Pokhara Nepal

Annapurna circuit trek                               Annapurna base camp trek
Jomsom muktinath trek                             Upper mustang trek
Poon hill trek                                                     Nar phu valley trek
Siklis trek                                                             Royal trek
Panchase trek                                                   Mardi himal trek
Annapurna trek                                               Seti river rafting
Nepal tour                                                           Sunrise tour
Muktinath tour                                                Family tour
Kathmandu Pokhara tour                         Pokhara tour
Luxury trek Annapurna                            Damodar kunda trek
Mustang teri la pass trek                         Yoga trek
Tilicho lake trek                                             Guerrilla trek
Around Dhaulagiri trek                           Dhaulagiri base camp trek

Pokhara is Headquarter of the Western Development Region, is located in the Kaski district of the Gandaki zone. Valley spans 8 km from north to south and 6 km from east to west. Situated at an altitude of about 827 meters from the sea level. Valley includes Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan city, Lekhnath Municipality and some other village development committees.

The valley is surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains, with a magnificent lake of crystal-clear pure Himalayan water. It is the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu; it lies at center of Annapurna conservation area, enclosed with Annapurna range.

Pokhara valley has a subtropical climate with moderate temperatures. December to January is the coolest period with snowfall being a regular event. February to April is a warm period. The climate is sub-tropical but due to the elevation the temperatures are moderate: the summer temperatures average between 25–35 °C, in winter around -2–15 °C. The months of October and November are the best time to visit for the pleasant weather and lush green surroundings.

City is the most popular tourist spot in the country, a place to view snow-capped mountains and to start off your major trekking expeditions to the Himalayas. In recent times city has also became a place to stop for trekkers visiting the Annapurna circuit. It is easily accessible from Kathmandu by bus or Flight.