Where is Pokhara Located?
Pokhara is located exactly 198 km West of Kathmandu and is approximately 180 000 inhabitants, the second most important tourist destination of Nepal. The Name Pokhara is very old and was derived from the word Pokhari, which means pond or lake.
What Country is Pokhara in?
Since Pokhara is lower, the climate here is much warmer than in Kathmandu. The coolest temperatures in December and January are around 7°C, although it can get very hot in April to June, with temperatures up to 34°C.
Pokhara is located at 827 meters altitude in a breathtaking beautiful and fertile valley. The nearby peaks of the Himalayas and the lake (Fewa Lake), the main attraction of the Pokhara valley.
For trekkers, Pokhara is the starting point for many trekking tours in the Annapurna area (Jomson, Annapurna, Punhill, Mustang Trek). Also very popular is the so-called Annapurna round, which has been accessible for hikers since 1977. The area is also perfectly suitable for numerous one – and Two-day tours (Sarangkot. World Peace Pagoda, Begnas Lake).
Besides Goa, Pokhara was one of the second biggest Hippie destinations of his time. In contrast to Kathmandu, Pokhara has plenty of scenic high points to offer, there are many idyllic corners to discover that are best mastered by bike, as the place extends from North to South over a length of 11 km.
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