There are basically two hilltop points to view the whole city of Pokhara; World Peace Pagoda and Sarangkot. So, if you are planning to visit Nepal then you shouldn’t miss visiting the amazing city of Pokhara which is truly a gem of Nepal.
Here are some of the top places to visit and top things to do in Pokhara.
Although Pokhara is famous for many things but for most of the people, it acts as the base for Annapurna Circuit which is a very popular Himalayan trek in the Annapurna range. If you are looking forward to test your patience, endurance and strength then you shouldn’t miss the amazing Annapurna Circuit. The trail will take you to some of the highest mountains in the world and that’s why they are so important.
This surreal looking lake is the second largest lake of Nepal and it is a major attraction of not only the city but the whole country. You should know that it is a semi-natural freshwater lake that is surrounded by the astonishing looking forest along with the mind blowing reflection of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain. If you are looking forward to viewing the Himalayan sunrise then this is the place to visit for you.
This beautiful village is known for the amazing sunrise and sunset view of Annapurna and it is located on the Srangkot mountain. If you are looking forward to capturing the mesmerizing view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manasul mountain then you must visit this amazing village that is covered with greenery and mountains only.
Also known as Peace Pagoda, the very famous Shanti Stupa is an astonishing monument that is located on the Anadu Hill. You will get the amazing view of Phewa Lake with an amazing view of the mind blowing Annapurna mountain. For all the intrepid climbers, the Shanti Stupa is a very famous attraction as the surrounding beauty is surely captivating.
Tibetan Refugee camp
The very popular Tibetan settlement camps located at Pokhara are surely an amazing world in itself. After the Chinese overtaking of Tibet, thousands of Tibetan refugees came for shelter in Nepal and these amazing settlement camps were built at that time for the Tibetan refugees. You can buy artistic pieces of jewelry, carpet and good looking clothes in these camps. If you are looking forward to buying souvenirs then you should definitely visit this place.
International mountain museum
The very famous International mountain museum of Pokhara houses stunning stories, photographs and original gear of the mountains, the people and the explorers who have tried to climb the mountains. You will get a complete description of the people living in the Himalayas through this museum.