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Pokhara - The Easiest Way to the Himalayas

Pokhara - The Easiest Way to the Himalayas, Pokhara, Nepal (B)

Pokhara is the second largest city in Nepal, located at the foot of the Himalayan Annapurna Range. It may be quite difficult to get to the starting point of the Mount Everest Base Camp Trek as there are no roads there from Kathmandu but that's not the case with Pokhara where you'll see spectacular mountainous peaks as if they were in front of you. It's also very easy to get closer to the Himalayas and start hiking the beautiful, fairy tale-like, full of blooming rhododendrons Poon Hill loop trail, or more advanced Annapurna Base Camp trek. If you're lucky with the weather, you can spot the most beautiful, snowy, "Fish Tail" mountain which rises almost 7000 meters above sea level (original name: Machhapuchchhre - yes, the spelling is kind of crazy) right away from Pokhara's center.

The easiest way is to fly (quite pricey though - around 120 USD/105 EUR) from Kathmandu. This way, you'll also be able to admire the mountains from a bird's eye view. However, the flights might get cancelled due to weather conditions. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Pokhara - The Easiest Way to the Himalayas
Guide Location: Nepal » Pokhara
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
Read it on Author's Website: https://adventurous-travels.squarespace.com/posts/pokhara-nepal-the-easiest-way-to-himalayas
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Binhyabasini Temple
  • Gurkha Museum
  • Davis Falls
  • Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave
  • Phewa Lake