Pokhara is one of a beautiful place situated 200 Km west of Kathmandu Valley. Pokhara is the third largest city after Kathmandu and Biratnagar in Nepal. It is also one of the famous tourist places in Nepal.
Pokhara is known for its tranquil beauty and artistic surroundings. It also serves as the base camp for those trekking in the Annapurna circuit. Apart from this, rafting has been picked up very well in this region and provides few of the expert level rafting sites.
The city offers a combination of nature and culture to the visitors. There are few lakes which one would not like to miss. These are Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Tal, Dipang Tal. Other attractions include World Peace Pagoda (Shanti Stupa), Sarangkot Slope Trail, International Mountain Museum, Gorkha Memorial Museum etc. It is also Annapurna skyline trek's final leg.
1. Many people refer to Pokhara as one of the top 3 beautiful places in the world.