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Round Annapurna Trek

Trek Facts Country: Nepal Grade: Moderate Area: Annapurna Activities: Trekking Total Duration:8 - 15 days Season: Mar - May, Sep - Dec Altitudes: 5416m Embark on a fantastic Annapurna Circuit Trek which takes us around the entire Annapurna massif reaching the zenith at Thorong La Pass (5,416m/17,769ft). We also walk through the world's deepest Kali Gandaki gorge with Annapurna I rising to 8091 m to the east...

Tibetan Settlements

Since 1959, a large number of Tibetan refugees have been living in Nepal. The number has gone up to twenty thousand now. Pokhara is the main place for settlement of the refugees; most of them live is various settlements around Pokhara. Two small Tibetan settlements, Tashi Ling and Paijorling are located near Devi's Fall and sabhagriha chowk respectively. The...

Bhadrakali Temple & Buddhist Monastery

Bhadrakali temple and Karma Kagyu Chhonkerling Buddhist Monastery are situated close to Matepani hill lock some 7 km northeast of Lakeside. The location is ideal for viewing the mountains and the city. It is also an ideal place for bird and butterfly watching and for a half-a-day hike. The temple and monastery are surrounded by a forest, which offers...

Bindhyabasini Temple and Old Bazaar

Bindhyabasini is important Hindu shrine of Pokhara. It is located on the top of a small hillock near the old bazaar. The white dome structure is dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati; worshippers come here to perform sacrifices, especially on Saturdays. It is believed to be one of the oldest temple in the valley. On certain days, you may get a...

Musuems

International Mountain Museum: It is located 1.5 km south of Pokhara airport and about 5 km from Lakeside, is devoted to the mountains of Nepal. It provides information about mountaineering as well as the cultures, environment, history, geography, and ecology of the Himalayas. The museum opens daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Beside this there are other museums in Pokhara...

Phewa Lake

The biggest lake in the Kaski and the second biggest in Nepal, Phewa Lake, has developed as Pokhara's central tourist area. You can hike along its shore or hire a boat to explore the lakeside. It takes a day to check out the distant banks and villages where you can observe the aquatic life, birds and fisherman collecting the...

Devi’s Fall

Devi's Fall is a fascinating waterfall located 2 km southwest of Lakeside on the Siddartha Highway. The water overflowing Phewa Lake, which drops into a cavernous gorge, forms the fall. The water reappears a kilometer south and merges with a rivulet called Phusre Khola. The cavern is about 10 meters across and more than 100 meters deep from the...

Gupteshor Cave

This cave is about 3 km southwest of Lakeside and is located near Devi's fall. Believed to be 500 years old, the cave was discovered in 1992 December 24 by the local priest as he saw in his dream it came true and the cave was discovered. It has a popular pilgrimage site-nature has carved an image of Lord...

Bat’s Cave

Chamero Gupha as it is known in Nepali, is filled with bats. This cave is located 500 meters to the west of Mahendra Cave. Exploring this popular cave is an adventure. Its natural environment attracts thousands of bats. Visitors need to enter the cave with a torch light as electric lamps have not been installed and the path goes through...

Mahendra Cave

This is a large limestone cave famous for its stalactites and stalagmites, and it is located 9 km to the northeast of Lakeside. A British expedition team first explored this place in 1978 and again by Daniel Gebuer in 1980. The length of the cave is 215 meters and stretches over 50 ropanies of Land. The width of the...