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Pokhara city and Surrounding

Pokhara city and Surrounding

The head Quater of Federal, State No: 3, Kaski district is located at 200 KM west of Kathmandu city. Pokhara is an astonishing place of Natural beauty situated at an altitude of 827m from the sea level. The city is very alive with its natural beauties. Pokhara is considered as a heart tourism capital of Nepal. The pureness of lakes and regal of Himalaya rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic. Currently, the city has not only become the starting place for trekking destinations, but also a place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty.

Pokhara is very adventurous and Leisure City, a trekking gateway to the Annapurna with plenty of entertainment for individual travellers as well as families and friends. Not only the Natural beauty but being the homeland of Gorkha soldiers, we can find a museum, which shows us a history of army culture as well as the history of mountaineering at an international mountain museum. Various rivers and lakes can be found around the Pokhara valley. Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake is the major tourist destination. Seti River is also one the deepest river located in Pokhara.

Numerous Temples and monasteries from medieval era are also major combined places to worship for Hindus and Buddhists. Among those, the Tal barahi temple is located on the island in the middle of Phewa Lake. The modern commercial city centres are at Newroad, Prithvi chowk and Mahendrapul.

Pokhara encourages two hilltops as viewpoints to see the city panorama view, World Peace pagoda across the southern shore of Phewa lake and Sarangkot which is northwest of the city. On the way to Syangja, there is also another viewpoint which is very mesmerizing. Recently the city has been embellished with the water touch bungee jumping site. The activities of foreign visitors to Pokhara are focused around Lakeside. There are more than 250 tourist category hotels and lodges, in which two (The Fulbari Resort and Pokhara Grande) are ranked 5 stars. Tourism plays a vital role in Pokhara since thousands of tourists visit Pokhara every year.