Why You Should Visit Pokhara, Nepal

Why You Should Visit Pokhara, Nepal

Here’s why you should visit magical Pokhara, Nepal. It’s got it all – lots of adventurous activities, great food, and accommodations to fit all budgets; but what it really has is MOUNTAINS! Sitting with a beer beside Lake Phewa and watching the clouds roll across the snowcapped Himalayas is absolute perfection.

Where is Pokhara

Pokhara is located in central Nepal and is the second-largest city, after Kathmandu, in the country. It borders Lake Phewa and is the gateway to the Annapurna range of the Himalayan Mountains. It’s nestled in a fertile valley surrounded by outstanding scenery.

How to Get There

Pokhara has a small airport that is most easily accessed via the Kathmandu International Airport. Currently, only a few airlines fly into Pokhara – the most popular being Yeti Airlines and Buddha Air. You could also take a bus from Kathmandu, but it’s long, bumpy ride! Check the out listings here.

Things to do in Pokhara, Nepal

Where to Stay in Pokhara

  • Tiger Mountain Lodge is a little pricey, but I think it’s worth every penny. Dinner is served communally each night and it’s a wonderful way to meet other guests. The cabins are delightful and have spectacular views.

  • Glacier Hotel is well located, nicely appointed, and reasonably priced.

Where to Eat in Pokhara