Pokhara lies at middle part of the Nepal. It is situated at bank of Gandaki river. It is the second largest city, in terms of population, and in terms of area. It is the capital of Gandaki Pradesh. Pokhara city is also the headquarters of Kaski District. Pokhara is located about 200 kilometers west of the capital city Kathmandu. The geographical altitude of Pokhara varies from 827 m. in the southern part to 1,740 m. to the north. The Mt. Annapurna, Machhapuchhre etc. can be seen form Pokhara.
Pokhara is decorated with natural beauty. Before 70 years, there was few small villages and forest only in Pokhara. When Prithivi Highway joined it to the capital city Kathmandu then it changed a lot itself. During this period of time, it has faced many things that brings today’s looks of Pokhara.
Many types of culture can be seen here in Pokhara. Traditional culture of Newari, Gurung, Chhetri etc. are still alive here. Most of the peoples are Hindus and Buddhist by religion. Some Muslim people also live in Pokhara.Vindhyabasini Temple, Taal Barahi Temple, Matepani Gumba, World Peace Pagoda etc. are famous for pilgrims. Huge crowd of people can be seen there in holy places everyday in Pokhara.
Nature of Pokhara is dishonest. i.e.changing weather in short time of period, which is attractive for the visitors. Pokhara is famous for its lakes, and Himalayas seen from here. Phewa lake, Begnas lake, Rupa lake are its major lakes. There are many more lakes found in Pokhara. Crowd of peoples are enjoying by boating, rafting, swimming, fishing and more activities on lakes and rivers with happiness. Sunshine view from Kahundanda and Sarangkot is most popular among the visitors. You can see immortal view of Shadow of Mt.Machhapuchhre on Phewa lake.Mahendra cave, chamere guffa etc. are also good destination for visitors.
Every type of game and sports are playing in Pokhara. If you like adventures game, it will be paragliding for you from Sarangkot. Small to luxurious Hotels, restaurant you can find in Pokhara. Ethnic and continental food are available as your choice.
You can make plan to visit Pokhara right now. I swear it will be memorable trip for you because It is the real Heaven in world.
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