The second largest valley in Nepal houses the beautiful lakeside hamlet of Pokhara. This picturesque town lies in the shadow of the Himalayas and is another destination hotspot. With the Annapurna Mountain range towering in Pokhara’s existence has everything to do with its location, which attracts thousands of travelers from around the world each year. It is west of Kathmandu, and easily accessible. To get to Pokhara you can either fly, take a bus, or private transport since it’s located roughly 200 km west of Kathmandu. The journey itself between Kathmandu and Pokhara can definitely be part of the adventure flying over the snow-capped Himalayas to the north and green Mahabharata range to the south is thrilling, while the overland journey past sparse rural settlements nested along the Trishuli River provides a view of life particular to Nepal's middle hills. Each day you can find all three transportation options between the two cities.
Pokhara is an enchanting city nestled in a tranquil valley even lower than the capital Kathmandu. It is also the starting point for many of Nepal's most popular trekking and rafting destinations. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of the fifth-tallest summit, Machhapuchhre (6977m) rises high above. This city should be a part of anyone’s adventure in Nepal. Whether you decide to stop through on your way to bigger adventures or decide to stay and meander around this quiet hamlet by the lake, Pokhara will delight everyone who visits.
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from 1.130 USD /
Days: 7 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Sarangkot is the most popular tourist destination from where the tourists can enjoy the great view of the Pokhara Valley and the magnificent view of the mountains such as Annapurna Massif, Fishtail Mountain, Dhaulagiri range, and Manaslu. Sarangkot is only 5 km from Lake Side from Pokhara and highest view point at 1592m high for Sunrise and Sunset view over the snowy peaks. Sarangkot...
from 3.035 USD /
Days: 13 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Best Adventurous Travel Destinations in Nepal 13 Days. This trip includes everything that makes Nepal a classic travel destination. Discover beautifully preserved palaces and temples in Kathmandu, see picturesque monasteries perched high in the hills, experience traditional Nepalese life and be constantly surrounded by timeless mountain views. Meet Sherpa people, see Newari wooden homes, dine on...
from 575 USD /
Days: 3 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Pokhara, the city of Lakes, is blessed with extreme and remarkable nature beauty. This place is famous for centre of adventure like White Water Rafting, starting and ending point for popular trekking destinations, Paragliding, Jungle Safari, serenity of Lakes, stunning panoramic view of Annapurna massif, Machhapuchre and Dhaulagiri Range. This is the best place to relax and the magnificence of...
from 1.290 USD /
Days: 10 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Village Tour to Sirubari (Home-Stay) 10 Days Introduction to Sirubari Village Tour Sirubari village tour is newly opened model home-stay trekking and tour destination in Nepal. Sirubari village is very attractive village for trekkers and sightseer with its Culture of peoples, superb Mountain View, farming community village, hearty welcome. The Sirubari village is a totally unspoiled Gurung...
from 4.935 USD /
Days: / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Duration: 2-3 Hours Number of passengers: 4-5 This flight takes you to Pokhara, with the opportunity to closely view the Annapurna Sanctuary, Mt. Dhaulagri. Ganesh Himal, Manaslu & Lamjung Himal. There also mountains that can be seen while passing by the famous Marshyangdi River. We also fly over the lakes, namly Begnas, Rupa and finally Phewa where we take a break. If the client is...
from 150 USD /
Days: 2 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
The Seti Khola River is famous for its dazzling scenery throughout the year. It is a gentle river attracting families, bird watchers, nature lovers and dreamers. However, during the monsoon, its swollen rapids prove an exciting test for experienced rafters and kayakers. The Seti is the best river for learning kayak in Nepal. You can have a fairly short trip in the Seti River. It offers you...
from 445 USD /
Days: 5 / Difficulty: 4 of 5 (Strenuous)
Locally, it is used to say that Marshyangdi is the raging river in Nepal and describes one of the best whitewater runs in the world. One of the best class 4 kayaking rivers in the world. Continuously, exhilarating whitewater with magnificent mountain backdrops. Recommended for expert kaykers and rafters. If it’s adventure you seek, you’ll find it on this trip with one day of easy trekking and...
from 310 USD /
Days: 3 / Difficulty: 5 of 5 (Very Strenuous)
A deservedly popular and medium length river trip, it is combining exhilarating white water with fine scenery. One of the most famous names of the Himalayan Rivers, it is not only known among Nepalese people… The Kali Gandaki raises in Mustang(an enclave of Nepal) which is poking into Tibet(the other side of the Himalayas), and flows down here. The Kali Gandaki is a flat and braided river,...