Pokhara is situated at an elevation of 915m above sea level and 200m west of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Pokhara is richness of valley in pure natural beauty is indeed one of the main attractions to the visitors from all over the world.
Pokhara is very enchanting place and there’re many more activities to do. You can imagine the joy of observing the majestic Himalayas, three peaks above 8000m from an elevation of below 1000m within a very close aerial, distance. Pokhara valley is equally superb giving as they do elevated close-ups to the snowy peaks.The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence summits like Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6977m) and the five peaks of Annapurna range rising behind it create an ambience of peace and magic. Pokhara is the land of the Magars and Gurungs who have earned worldwide fame as Gurkha soldiers. Brahmins, Chhetris and Thakalis are other major communities here.In the middle of lake stands the Tal Barahi Temple, where animal and bird sacrifices are offered to the goddess Varahi by Hindu worshippers every Saturday. You can enjoy boating in Phewa Lake.World Peace Pagoda, a massive Buddhist stupa, is an impressive site in Pokhara situated on top of a hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. Besides being an impressive sight in itself, the Buddhist shrine is a great vantage point which offers spectacular views of the Annapurna range and Pokhara City.