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Pokhara, A Great Place to Relax Around Nature

Pokhara, A Great Place to Relax Around Nature, Pokhara, Nepal (B)

Nepalese believe that Pokhara, a valley that offers close-up views of some of the most beautiful mountains on Earth, is “Heaven on Earth” . The name “Pokhara” comes from a Nepali word, “Pokhari” which means pond. Aptly so because the city is famous for various lakes in the region, the most popular being Fewa lake right in the city. Pokhara has long held reputation of being one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal, and for me, this holds true. Not necessarily for the city itself, but for the incredible nature that surrounds this picturesque valley.

Two-hundred kilometers west of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, Pokhara attracts many domestic as well as international tourists every year, most lured by the closeness of beautiful nature in the city. I’ve always found it to be in stark contrast of Kathmandu, as the latter being the capital is overcrowded and utterly chaotic. Pokhara is also the start point for the world-famous Annapurna circuit trek, that takes you close to some magnificent Himalayan mountains including Annapurna, Gangapurna, Fishtail and Dhaulagiri. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Pokhara, A Great Place to Relax Around Nature
Guide Location: Nepal » Pokhara
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Pooja Gautam
Read it on Author's Website: https://lostinprettyeurope.wordpress.com/2019/06/07/pokhara-a-great-place-to-relax-around-nature/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Fewa Lake
  • Hindu temple
  • Lakeside
  • Sarangkot Hill
  • World Peace Pagoda
  • Davis Falls
  • Gupteshor Mahadev
  • Mahendra cave
  • Bat cave
  • Gurkha Memorial Museum