The capital of nature

Pokhara located about 200km west of Kathmandu is considered to be the tourism capital of Nepal. Mainly due to the advendture sport tourism and being the gateway to the world famous treks around the Annapurna and beyond. Pokhara is the next destination after Kathmandu for adventure and pleasure trips. Surrounded by beautiful snow-caped mountains, with a magnificent lake, pleasant weather and friendly locals will leave you with the most unforgettable moments of your life.

Pokhara is perhaps one of the best venue in the world for paragliding. Beside trekking it also offers other adventure activities like white water rafting, bungee jumping, ziplining, canyoning and ultralighting. There are several lakes, thrilling caves and gorges. Pokhara also houses several medieval era temples like the Tal Barahi, Bindhyabasini, Bhadrakali and others.

Attractions in Pokhara, around and from Pokhara

  • Barahi Temple

    Barahi Temple The Tal Barahi Temple also known as the ‘Lake Temple’ is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess durga(barahi), the protector of gods. The temple sits on a small island on the south east section of th

  • Bhimsen Temple Bhimsen Temple is located at the Old Pokhara town, this small two tiered temple is dedicated to the Newari god of trade and commerce. It is said to be the oldest temple in the city. The exterior of th

  • Bindhyavasini Temple

    Bindhyavasini Temple After Phewa Lake, if Pokhara is famous for any other sights, then it’s the Bindhyavasini Temple. It is the center of religious activity in Pokhara and the surroundings. The temple is situated atop s

  • Davis Fall

    Davis Fall Davis falls is an amazing waterfall that lies about 2kms from central Pokhara. The waterfall directly goes into a deep canal underground leaving no clue of its existence. It is believed that this dead

  • Gorkha Memorial Museum Gurkha Memorial Museum is a tribute to the brave Gorkha soldiers who joined the Brithish army since 1815 and later the Indian army after the independence of India in 1947. Since then the journey of Gu

  • Gupteshwar Mahadeva Cave

    Gupteshwar Mahadeva Cave Gupteshwor Mahadev cave is a sacred cave located near to the Davis falls. It is rumored to be one the longest cave in Nepal measuring 2950m. The cave is said to have been discovered by some local who

  • International Mountain Museum The International Mountain Museum is a landmark destination in Pokhara. It is the only mountain museum in the world that showcases all values and mysteries of the mountains. It illustrates various asp

  • Old Town Pokhara With the inception of tourism, Pokhara has changed considerably, old brick houses gave way to modern buildings and the city has rather lost its old world charm. Today what we can see is the traffic, t

  • Phewa Lake

    Phewa Lake Phewa lake or Phewa tal is the second largest lake in Nepal, and is one of the main attraction and a major landmark in Pokhara. It measures about 1.5km in length and 4kms in breadth. It spreads across

  • Sarangkot A pleasant 3 hours walk or a 40 minutes drive will take you to Sarangkot(1600m). Sarangkot is a village perched on a ridge to the northwest of Pokhara overlooking the Phewa lake. Sarangkot is renowned

  • Seti Gorge

    Seti River Gorge The Seti Gandaki and the Seti river Gorge are two other important places to visit in Pokhara. The Seti river flows right through the city of Pokhara, it flows completely underground at many places and

  • The Lakeside in Pokhara Lakeside is one of the most popular tourist destination in Pokhara. Lakeside in Pokhara is what Thamel is in Kathmandu. It lies on the eastern shore of the Phewa lake, it is divided into Lakeside, Dam

  • Tibetan Village

    Tibetan Settlement Camps Pokhara is home to thousands of Tibetan refugees, majority of them live in refugee settlement camps. These camps were originally established in the 1960’s to provide temporary settlements to Tibetan

  • World Peace Pagoda

    World Peace Pagoda World Peace Pagoda also known as the Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist pagoda style monument. This stupa stands on a hill top overlooking the Phewa lake. As the name suggests, this stupa is dedicated to w