Pokhara is a place which is situated at an altitude of 827m from the sea level and 200km from the west of Kathmandu city. It has several beautiful lakes and places to visit .It is also known as the second highest touristic destinations of Nepal after the Kathmandu City. It is also a place to relax and to enjoy the beauty of nature.
In pokhara, we can view beautiful scenario and can visits different places like Fewa Lake, Barahi temple, World Peace Pagoda, Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake, Bats Cave and Mahendra Cave, Devi’s fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Bindhyabasini temple and etc. Pokhara is also famous for the trekking and rafting destinations. In this city, we can found the different people of different caste, age and religion.
8. Fewa Lake
9. Mahendra Cave and Bats Cave
1. International Mountain Museum
International Mountain museum is all about to cover the information and exhibits related with the Man, Mountain and Mountain activities around the world. This museum is the major attraction of Pokhara city. It opens daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Museum have halls filled with models of famous peaks, equipment’s and materials used in mountaineering as well as the culture and lifestyle of mountain people.
2. World Peace Pagoda
This pagoda is a huge Buddhist stupa and is located at the top of a hill on the southern part of Fewa Lake. And from this site we can view snow peak mountain ranges of Annapurna range, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and Pokhara city.
3. Barahi Temple
This temple is situated in the middle of Fewa Lake and is the most important religious monument in Pokhara. There is a belief that this pagoda style temple is dedicated to the deity Taal Barahi. For visitors this temple is famous for its peaceful and nature surroundings, bird watching and watching the reflection of Himalayan range in the lake. We have to go there by boating.
4. Gupteshwor Mahadev cave
Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave is a beautiful cave that is situated opposite to Devi’s fall. This cave lies 2km from Pokhara airport. The entrance point is right across from Devi’s fall. This cave is honored as a Shiva lingam which holds special value for the Hindus for praying etc and this cave is 3 km long. This cave is the longest and attractive where we can find the amazing and natural pictures of lord Shiva, lord Ganesh and Goddess Parvati. There is a tunnel behind the linga it cost entry ticket to enter the tunnel.
5. Devi’s fall
Devi’s fall is also called Patale Chango in Nepali which means underground water fall. It is also known as David’s Fall and is an awesome waterfall. It is an interesting spot for visit. This awesome waterfall is named as Devi’s fall from the fall of Swiss tourist couple who fell unfortunately in the water and drowned. This water fall has some good places for pre-monsoon swimming to its left and behind it. Its main source is water from the Fewa Lake.
6. Seti River Gorge
This river flows through the city and runs completely underground at places. Mahendra Bridge provides perfect view of river and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow.
7. Bindhyabasini Temple
It is located in the old bazar and is also known as the center of religious activity. This temple is dedicated to the Goddess Bhagwati, the manifestations of Shakti.
8. Phewa Tal (lake)
Fewa Lake is the center of all attraction in Pokhara, known as the second largest lake after the Rara Lake. It covers the area of about 4.43km2 (1.3 sq.m) with an average depth of 8.6m (28ft). This lake is famous for watching the reflection of snow peak Himalayan range of Machhapuchhre (fishtail), Boating, Swimming etc.
9. Mahendra Cave and Bats Cave
Mahendra Cave is one of the most popular visiting spot in Pokhara Nepal. This cave is named by the late king Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah. Mahendra Cave is enriched with the variety of rocks (limestone) and the rocks sparkle when light strikes on it. Bats Cave is also nearer to Mahendra Cave. It is also known as the house of Bats.
If you want to get more knowledge about Pokhara then you can simply click into this link http://www.nepalonetours.com/pokhara .