Sightseeing Places Pokhara

 

 

Caves and Water Falls
The Valley is famous for limestone caves such as Mahendra Cave, Gupteshwar Mahadev and others. Davis Fall is the most famous water-fall  which comes to its gushing best just before disappearing underground.

Mountains and Hills
Like a divine painting from east to west, the breathtaking views of the world famous Himalayan ranges of Annapurna. Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and other appear so close as to make you feel that you can almost touch them. Sarankot, Kaskikot, Kalikasthan, Bharat Pokhari and the Pumdi Bhumdi Hills commands beautiful views of the valley and the mountains. The places are also vantage points to view sunrise and sunsets over the majestic Himalayan peaks

Lakes and Rivers
It is also known as lake city. There are seven famous lakes – Phewa or Fewa, Begnas and Rupa being the most well known ones. the glacial river Seti, flows right through the heart of the Pokharavalley and goes completely underground at certain places.Which is also called seti or white Gandaki because of the lime stones sediments that give the water a milky tint. This river cuts the deepest gorge in Nepal.

Temples and Monasteries
The Bindabasini Temple is the center of religious activity in the old bazaar area. Located right in the middle of the Fewa Lake, Barahi Temple attracts many tourists and Hindu pilgrims from Nepal and abroad. Another Hindu shrine is the Bhadrakali temple, which is situated on a small but beautiful hill with pleasant surroundings. Some other temples in are Narayan Than, Ram Mandir, Krishna Mandir, Kedareswor Mahadav Mindir Lamakhor Lakeside.
World Peace Pagoda , a massive Buddhist stupa, is situated on the top of a hill on the southern shores of Fewa Lake. Besides being an impressive sight, this shrine, built by Japanese, is a great vantage point offering spectacular views of the Lake as well as Pokhara-city.

Museums and Heritage sites
The Annapurna museum displays a large variety of butterflies, moths and insects and also cement-models depicting Nepal’s wildlife. The Annapurna museum is located inside the Prithivi Narayan Campus. The regional museum exhibits a variety of items that captures the culture and customs of different tribes and races of Nepal. The regional museum is located at Naya Sadak. The Mountaineering Museum provides detailed information on mountaineering expeditions in Nepal. The Mountaineering Museum is very new and it is located in Ghari Patan which is close to Himalayan Eye Hospital

Boating and Fishing
Boating and fishing are the most popular attractions of the Phewa lake. hiring a boat for a couple of hours and heading out to the other side of the lake bordering the forested hill and taking a swim can be the highlight of a warm day.

The sightseeing places location in KM from New Pokhara Lodge Street no 3 Lakeside.

Barahi Temple (0.5km).
Bindhabasini Temple (4.0km).
Peace Pagoda (12km).
Matepani Monastery (7km).
International Mountain Museum (4km).
Phewa Lake (0.4km).
Begnas Lake (20km)
David’s Fall (3km).
Gupteshwor Cave (3km).
Mahendra Cave (9km).
Sarangkot (8km).
Paragliding Landing Spot (3km).
Ultra Light Flight (2km).
Zip Flyer (8km).
Immigration Office is 5 minutes walking distance.
ACAP permit counter is 15 minutes walking distance.
TIMS office is 5 minutes walking from Lodge.

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