Pokhara is a paradise with a hidden treasure that has exotic natural beauties. Everyone will be fascinated by the majestic view of Annapurna and the tranquillity of lakes within it. It is one of the most visit destinations to have a wonderful tour.
Here are the top five places to visit in Pokhara:
- Phewa Lake
The first and the most visit place in Pokhara is Phewa Lake. It is the second largest lake in Nepal that has added beauty in Pokhara. Boating, sailing, Kayaking, canoeing, swimming, bird watching, fishing, and angling are the some of the best activities you can enjoy in the lakesides. On the eastern side of the lake, you can get pubs and restaurant where you can feel the beauty of the lake and enjoy the nightlife in lakeside of Pokhara. The best part is that you can see the clear reflection of Macchapuchhre and Annapurna range in the lake. Barahi temple is in the mid of the lake which is the holy shrine of Hindus. The best time to visit this place is October.
- David’s fall
One of the most mysterious waterfall, David’s fall is another most visit place in Pokhara. It is just 2 km from Pokhara airport on the southwest of Siddhartha Highway. You will be amazed by this spectacular fall if you have never been before. This is because you can see the water falling but you can’t see where it is falling as it vanishes underground. You can even hear the fall of water clearly. The source of water for David’s fall is Phewa lake. So, it is the most watch place in Pokhara. The best time to visit this place is in monsoon since the density of water is more at that time.
- Shanti Stupa
A Shanti Stupa is the Pagoda style Buddhist monument that represents the symbol of peace. It is situated at the height of 1100 meters at the top of Anand Hill. Due to its location, it is one of the best places for the panoramic view of Annapurna range, Phewa lake, and the whole Pokhara city. You can also have beautiful sunshine and sunset views from this place. There are different options you can reach to this place. Either you can go by vehicle through road or you can ride a bicycle. You can also go through trek if you really love trekking.
- Ancient Caves
Pokhara is also a city of caves where you can visit different ancient caves that have mysterious history. Gupteshwor Mahadev cave, Mahindra cave, Siddheswhor cave, Bat cave are some of the places where you can have thrilling experiences. You can get the peaceful environment which will help you to recover your mind from a stressful lifestyle.
It is a small village rich in natural beauty that lies in the outskirts of the Pokhara city. This place is a perfect for the view of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, and the Macchapuchhare. Many people come here just to see the beautiful Sunrise and Sunset alongside with the peaks. Paragliding is the main activities for which most people come here.