The Pokhara Valley is the second largest tourist destination in Nepal after the Kathmandu Valley. As there are many lakes such as Phewa, Begnas and Rupa, Pokhara is also known as the country’s Lake City. With the availability of better road and air access, Pokhara is easily accessible from Kathmandu.
Pokhara is famous for unparalleled view of the Annapurna Range and numerous other mountains and green hills. Because of fresh air, beautiful backdrop of snow-capped mountains and tourist-friendly environment, Pokhara has become a much preferred destination for adventure lovers as well as other holiday-makers. With the availability of paragliding, ultra-light aircraft and zip-flying and other adventure sports activities, the city is an attraction for adventurers.
Being one of the main gateways to the Annapurna Region, Pokhara welcomes hundreds of thousands of trekkers and nature lovers. The city is round-the-year destination. There are many places for visitors to visit in and around Pokhara. Some of the main attractions include Phewa Lake, Barahi Temple, Devi’s Fall, Peace Stupa, Seti Gorge and Mahendra Cave.