Top things to do in Pokhara

Top Choice Italian in Pokhara

Caffe Concerto

Rustic ambience, an open fireplace and jazz on the stereo add to the bistro atmosphere of this cosy Italian pizzeria. The breakfasts are big and tasty, while the thin-crust pizzas come in 24 varieties (or compile yo…
Top Choice Japanese in Pokhara


AoZoRa is a bamboo-lined 'hole-in-the-wall' with a classic Japanese menu featuring donburi, ramen, sushi and several set menus, such as chicken teriyaki served with rice, miso and pickle. The Japanese-speaking staff…
Top Choice International in Pokhara

Moondance Restaurant

The much-loved Moondance is a Lakeside institution and deservedly so. Quality food, good service and a roaring open fire all contribute to the popularity of this tastefully decorated restaurant. Its menu features sa…
Top Choice Crêpes in Pokhara


At Metro it's all about the crepes that are deliriously delicious: lemon sugar, cinnamon sugar, apple and caramel cream and so on. Also on the menu are savoury crepes, espresso coffee, ice cream and slushies.
Top Choice Thai in Pokhara

Krishna’s Kitchen

Krishna’s is a superb Thai garden restaurant nestling at the north end of Phewa Tal. Homemade tofu, organic herbs and vegetables, and professional presentation mean this would be a great Thai restaurant anywhere. To…
Area in Pokhara

Old Pokhara

For a glimpse of what Pokhara was like before the traffic, chaos and tourist restaurants besieged the erstwhile village, head out to the old town, north of the bustling Mahendra Pul. The best way to explore is on fo…
Lake in Pokhara

Phewa Tal

Phewa Tal is the travellers’ focal point in Pokhara, and is the second largest lake in Nepal. In contrast to the gaudy tourist development of Lakeside, the steep southwestern shore is densely forested and alive with…
Waterfall in Pokhara

Devi’s Falls

Also known as Patale Chhango, this waterfall marks the point where the Pardi Khola stream vanishes underground. When the stream is at full bore after monsoon rains, the sound of the water plunging over the falls is …
Museum in Pokhara

International Mountain Museum

This expansive museum is devoted to the mountains of Nepal, the mountaineers who climbed them and the people who call them home. Inside, you can see original gear from many of the first Himalayan ascents, as well as…
Cinema in Pokhara

Movie Garden

This makeshift outdoor 'cinema' is a lot of fun. Built into an old rice terrace but surrounded by budget hotels, it's a good example of Nepali enterprise and resourcefulness. Movies start at 7pm, so get here at 6.30…