Travel to Nepal in a Nutshell - Pokhara
Pokhara (4000 ft) is a scenic town 198 kms from Kathmandu accessible via a short flight. In no other place do mountains rise so quickly. In this area, within 30 km, the elevation rises from 1000 m to over 8000 m. Lake in Pokhara and surrounding Himalayan views are the main attractions. Pokhara is also base for trekking around the area.
Phewa Lake and the riverside / lakeside character of the area with mountain views around gives a very idyllic feel to the destination and therefore Pokhara has become a haven for honeymooners and getaway seekers especially with many lakeside getaway resorts coming up.
Pokhara enjoys pleasant climate in Summers and cold climate in Winters and visited all round the year especially during Oct – May period.
Typical stay in Pokhara is about two nights.