Travel guide to Pokhara

 Pokhara is Nepal’s second biggest city and is a standout amongst the most agreeable visitor areas on the planet. Found 200km west of Kathmandu it’s arranged specifically under the Annapurna mountain range. The city is isolated into two primary segments: the visitor cordial Lakeside area which encompasses Phewa Tal (lake) and the business old city which sprawls out once you pass the dam.

Temples, gumba and churches

There are numerous temples and gumbas in and around pokhara valley. Many temples serve as combined places of worship for Hindus and Buddhists.Some of the popular temples and gumbas are:

  • Tal Barahi Temple (located on the island in the middle of Phewa Lake)
  • Bindhyabasini Temple
  • Sitaladevi Temple
  • Mudula Karki Kulayan Mandir
  • Sunpadeli Temple(Kaseri)
  • Bhadrakali Temple
  • Kumari Temple
  • Akalaa Temple
  • Kedareshwar Mahadev Mani Temple
  • Matepani Gumba
  • World peace pagoda
  • Akaladevi Temple
  • Monastery (Hemja)
  • Nepal Christiya Ramghat Church, established in 1952 (2009 BS), in Ramghat area of Pokhara is also the first church in Nepal.

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Hotels and Lodges

There are more than 250 tourist category hotels and lodges in Pokhara of which two (the Fulbari Resort and Pokhara Grande) are ranked 5-star. Pokhara provides lodging and fooding from backpackers to deluxe ranges.

Trekking Agencies

Pokhara is the major tourism Hub in Nepal. Tourism plays a vital role in Pokhara since thousands of tourists visit Pokhara every year and majority of people are involved in the tourism sector. There are many trekking agencies in Pokhara that provide several trekking programs and itineraries for the tourists. Some of the major trekking regions are Annapurna region, Everest region, Langtang region, Manaslu region, Rara/Jumla region and Kanchanjanga/ Makalu region. One of the oldest trekking agencies in Pokhara is Sisne Rover Trekking located in Lakeside that has been serving its customers since 25 years. Similarly, many other trekking agencies are available to help make the trekking experience remarkable and enjoyable.

Hospitals

  • Manipal Teaching Hospital
  • Western Regional Hospital
  • Gandaki medical college teaching hospital and research centre pvt. Ltd.
  • Fewa City Hospital
  • Kaski Sewa Hospital
  • Fishtail Hospital
  • Metrocity Hospital (MCH)
  • Sewa Hospital and Research Centre
  • Himalaya Eye Hospital
  • Hemja Hospital
  • Kaski Model Hospital
  • Lake City hospital
  • Om Hospital

 

Rivers and lakes in and around Pokhara

 

Lakes

  • Phewa Lake
  • Begnas Lake
  • Rupa Lake
  • Dipang Tal
  • Khoste Tal

Rivers

  • Seti Gandaki (Seti Khola)
  • Kahun Khola
  • Bijaypur Khola

 Map of Pokhara

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