Welcome to the City of Lakes- Pokhara 

Pokhara is a popular destination for travel freaks. Imagine exploring the stunning glacier lakes and roaming around the world’s tallest mountain peaks. Whether it be trekking to the proximity of the Himalayas or the adventurous sports like rafting and paragliding, or be it a cultural tour, Pokhara is known for all kinds of exciting activities.  Let’s learn more, shall we?

Things to do in Pokhara

Mount Everest in Nepal
Mount Everest in Nepal – photo courtesy of Himalayan-Masters.com

Trekking in Pokhara 

Just the imagination of being in the Annapurna base camp, surrounded by some of the world’s highest peaks gives you goosebumps, doesn’t it? Trekking in Nepal on an off-beaten trail of the mountains is the most rewarding and rejuvenating experience. Encountering hidden wildlife, monasteries, and a glimpse of the unique landscape makes a wholesome experience. 

The Most Popular Trekking Routes in Pokhara:

Gokyo Lake, Nepal
  • Manaslu Circuit Trek
  • Gokyo Lake Trek
  • Langtang Valley trek
  • Annapurna Circuit trek
  • Upper Mustang Trek
  • Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
  • Dolpo Trek etc

Visit Pokhara- Luxury tour 

Pokhara is Nepal’s most popular city for travelers. Pokhara packages tick off all the perks of a Perfect vacation. The charm and luxury of the Lakeside are something you cannot resist. Your day in Pokhara can be full of fun activities like sightseeing tours around the valley, cycling, skating, and all. 

Want some thrilling adventure like white water rafting, bungee jumping, zip-lining, or even sky diving? Or do you seek rather calming actions like mountain biking, fishing, boating, and hiking? Pokhara has it all. Along with the comfort in the tranquil Phewa Lake stretched along the area, Pokhara offers so much. Book any activities to refresh your soul and challenge yourself with these adventures during the Pokhara Tour. 

Bird watching tour in Nepal

Nepal homes more than 887 bird species that are concentrated over 37 areas. The seven vegetation of this country marks a very rich bio-diversity, and Nepal has become one of the best bird-watching places in the world. Nepal’s thick tropical and temperate forest and the high Himalayan create an ideal environment for wild birds to roam around. Not only the local birds of Nepal, but this thick vegetation attracts thousands of migratory birds each year. The view of beautiful birds flying before the world’s tallest mountain is absolutely mesmerizing. So, if you are a bird lover, Nepal’s gonna be your frequent destination in the future. 

Pokhara Day Trips

Kathmandu Cultural tour 

Temples of Nepal

Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal is the center of art and culture. In Kathmandu, we shall visit four UNESCO world heritage sites in a single day. If you have more time, we might also visit the oldest Newari City of Bhaktapur and the marvelous town of Patan. While you can visit Kathmandu throughout the year, the city is especially vibrant during times like New Year, Dashain, Tihar, Holi, Loshar, Shivaratri, and other festivals. 

Chitwan Sightseeing and Jungle Safari 

Chitwan Sightseeing and Jungle Safari 

Within the southwest of Nepal, is a legendary natural conserve known as the Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park was established in 1973 and is considered extremely rich in biodiversity. The park homes some rear fauna such as one-horn rhino, gharial, leopards, Bengal tiger, and more. As we head toward Chitwan Park, we engage ourselves in Safari and canoeing within the Budhi Rapti while enjoying the unique wildlife. At the same time, we view the Tharu cultural shows and the warm hospitality of the indigenous communities of Chitwan before we get to Kathmandu. 

What is the Nightlife in Pokhara like?

Bouddha Stupa in Nepal

The nights in Thamel, Kathmandu, and Lakeside, Pokhara are perfect for hunting down Nepalese and international cuisine full of some awesome restaurants and hotels. The bars and pubs are rocking all night, and the charm never dies. Cultural shows and live music performance is a regular occurrence in the streets of Thamel and Lakeside. Other cities of Nepal close down quickly i.e. before 10 pm in the evening. However, Kathmandu and Pokhara are even more charming at night. In the off-season, the bar and pub are open till 12 to 1 am and if it’s the festive mood, they are open from 3 am to 4 am. 

How expensive is Pokhara?

Nepal’s a very budget-friendly country, a literal paradise for backpackers. A fine 3-star hotel room cost about $20 and food in cities costs about $3 to $5 per meal. The food on the trek route can cost up to $8, but the rooms are cheap. Basically, you can have a comfortable vacation for almost $30 a day per person. 

What kind of food should I eat in Pokhara?

Nepal’s a culturally diverse and old-fashioned nation. The locals here are adapted to living their life with traditional beliefs and values. And this can be well-reflected in the way they prepare their food. Although the emergence of modernization has resulted in all kinds of international cuisine (Indian, Chinese, Italian, Mexican, and Continental food are available all around the city), the people still love their traditional food. 

Nepalese consume Dal Bhat combination for lunch and dinner every day. This is a must-try while you are in Nepal. Other great food to try are Newari foods like Samay Baji, Juju Dhau, Yomari, Chatamari, Sukuti, Bara etc. Dhindo, Sel Roti, Khir, Tama aalu, etc also tastes great. Yak cheese from Langtang, Apple wine for Mustang, Local fruits at Pokhara, etc are the must-try. They can also be great gifts to your loved ones back home. 

Safety 

People of Nepal

Also known as the country of peace and land of Gautam Buddha, Nepal’s a quite safe country for traveling. The people are very hospitable and friendly. There has not been any political chaos or internal war in Nepal for a long time. The cases of tourist attacks are very rare. Even then, if you are traveling Solo, do hire a guide when you are headed for remote trekking in the mountain.

Final words, 

So when are you planning to make this awesome journey come true? Let us know if you have any queries. Himalayan masters make all booking for trips and treks to Nepal at an affordable rate. 

Himalayan Masters is the best travel company in Nepal offering various treks to Nepal. Established by travel and trekking experts with several years of experience, we offer all trekking in Nepal like Everest base camp Luxury Trek, Gokyo Lake trek, Annapurna base camp trek, Ghorepani Poonhilll trek, and Manaslu Trek. Himalayan Masters can bring you the best trekking and tour in Nepal's Himalayas. With respect and trust earned over the years, our tours give you value for money and local knowledge from our experienced guides.