Things You Must Do in Pokhara

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Things You Must Do in Pokhara

Pokhara is the second biggest traveler center point of Nepal. Pokhara is for known for experiences. This is a perfect spot for adrenaline junkies. Pokhara is outstanding among travelers from everywhere throughout the world as the ‘trekking paradise’ because of its closeness to the Annapurna Range. Three of the world’s ten most elevated mountains.

If you are wondering what thing to do in Pokhara, you too could be among some of those like me out there, I totally get it. You wish to enjoy your time in Pokhara than in this article, I will list some of the best things you can do in Pokhara.

To kick you off, here are the top 10 things you can do in Pokhara:

1. Paragliding

2. Boating around Lake

3. Trek to Sarangkot

4. Bicycle Tour In Pokhara City

5. Visit the International Mountain Museum

6. Visit Lakes and Caves

7. Helicopter Tour/Mountain Flight

8. Yoga and Meditation

9. Kayaking/Boating/Canyoning/Rafting/Fishing/Paddle Boating

10. Touring – Devis Falls/Peace Stupa

Things You Must Do in Pokhara


Paragliding is one of the most well-known things in Pokhara. Varieties of paragliding, for example, parahawking are additionally conceivable.

Ultralight takes you up to 5000 meters and gives you nearest perspective on Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Mountain. It is two-seater just and works during specific months of a year. Make a point to look at.

Coasting is a lot nearer to flying. It is additionally occasional. November, December, and January are good months.

Numerous choices to look over in Pokhara makes it perfect for each kind of travelers.

Helicopter Tour/Mountain Flight

Pokhara has beauty in itself. What’s more, significantly more with the 10,000 feet height on the sparkling white mountains that is conceivable with the Helicopter Tour and the Mountain Flight.

Helicopter visit will take you up to the Base of the Annapurna. What’s more, the Mountain flight will acrid you over the mountains of Annapurna Region. You can see Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Lamjung, and Mt. Manaslu.

This is the best alternative for you on the off chance that you would prefer not to walk separation to arrive at the base camp.

Yoga and Meditation

In the slopes of Sarangkot – the harmony dwells. It is probably the best spot in Pokhara to Meditate and do Yoga. The air is cool toward the beginning of the day while the warm sun gradually heats up the day.

5. Rafting/Fishing

Pontoons in Pokhara Phewa Tal Fewa Lake

Water exercises in Pokhara is an unquestionable requirement. With a sum of 9 lakes – and waterways inside the scope of couple of hours of a ride in a vehicle, there is sufficient to pick from.

You can do Boating Fishing or Paddle Boating and new water exercises are exceptional. Make sure to look at. They are open for the entire year while some extraordinary exercises like wilderness boating might be shut during the stormy season.

Bicycling Tour Around Pokhara City

You can lease a bicycle. Take a turn around the valley and investigate the legacy. A guide can enable you to arrive at the concealed pearls of the valley. Bicycling is useful for wellbeing and ensures nature (no carbon outflow). There are some great spots you in Pokhara deserving of your ride and time.

Here and there, a bike rally is held. For good motivation. They accumulate cyclists around the city and raise reserves. On the off chance that you luck out, you can go along with them. Additionally, look at visit organizations if there are any cycling occasions.

 Boating around lake

The popular Phewa Lake (additionally spelled as ‘Fewa Lake’ or  to as ‘Phewa Tal’) is the second biggest lake in Nepal. The lake is outstanding for the impression of  Machhapuchhre Himal and different pinnacles of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri extends on its surface.

Another fascination other than the lake itself is the Tal Barahi Temple which is arranged on a little island in the lake. Try not to miss it. I would likewise recommend that you incorporate World Peace Pagoda (referenced beneath) in your timetable.

Trek to Sarangkot

Mountain Views from Sarangkot when the sky is very clear.

Sarangkot is around 30 minutes away in a vehicle from the city zone. When you reach there, you will comprehend why it is a genuine demonstration of harmony. By strolling you can reach there in around 2 hours and a half. Numerous visitors do this as multi day climb. It is at an elevation of 1600m and you can watch sports exercises at a separation. Nowadays, Sarangkot has picked up a great deal of consideration. Pulling in household and universal sightseers.

Dawn and nightfall scene is one to acknowledge from the slope. You can see mountains, for example, Dhaulagiri(8167m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), Annapurna II (7937m) and Lamjung (6983m) from here.

Visit the International Mountain Museum

The International Mountain Museum holds probably the most significant verifiable pieces with respect to the mountains and mountaineering. It is an activity of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) to protect the records and proof of the climbers. The exhibition hall additionally reports human exercises and tracks the geographics verdure.

Different historical centers, for example, Pokhara Regional Museum, Annapurna Natural History Museum, Gurkha Museum are additionally worth giving a visit.

Visit Lakes and Caves

Phewa/Fewa Lake of Pokhara

Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Dipang Lake.. and so on. Pokhara has it just for you in its sleeve. You can ride a vessel in a lake, fish in Rupa Lake or swim in the Begnas Lake. Fewa/Phewa Lake is the fundamental fascination, it being the second biggest lake in the country. It is loaded up with vacationers more often than not. In the event that you need to appreciate the tranquil time, Begnas and Rupa Lake are suggested.

Pokhara is wealthy in Caves as well. Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Mahendra Cave, and Bat Cave are the three caverns you can visit. They are situated in nearness to one another.


Travel around the puzzling Davis Falls or visiting the second most prominent fascination of Pokhara – The Peace Pagoda – is one to appreciate and should visit for the fanatics of Buddhism. Your day here is Pokhara, touring and walking around the city is commendable in itself.

The old bazaar of Pokhara inside the Bindhabasini Temple is well known with Hindu Devotees. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, Hindus come here to offer penance to goddess Bindabasini. You can visit here for touring.

There are numerous different exercises you can do on the off chance that you have more days to kill. Trekking is one of them. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is inside the range of seven days. Likewise, nightlife in Pokhara is loaded up with lights, hues, and occasions held by eminent performers of Nepal.

Pokhara is an absolute necessity in your movement rundown to Nepal. You can appreciate the Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Hills, and each game action conceivable.

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