The capital of nature
Pokhara is situated at about 827 meter from sea level, and is located 124 miles (about 200 km) west of Kathmandu and can be reached by plane in 35 minutes or in 5 hours by surface drive. Pokhara is the next destination after Kathmandu for many adventure and pleasure trips. Pokhara is often called the enchanting Himalayan valley with a heart of major actions and adventures. Surrounded by beautiful snow-caped mountains, with a magnificent lake of crystal-clear pure Himalayan water, all-year round pleasing weather, and friendly Pokhra inhabitants will greet you with a smile and leave you with the most unforgettable moments in your life. Abundant with lakes, thrilling caves and gorges, temples, magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains, Pokhara is also the gateway to the major Annapurna trekking routes.