Pokhara Tour is a short retreat that involves a hike to Naudanda and Sarangkot. Pokhara is the second biggest city in Nepal. Known as the City of Lakes, there are numerous lakes around Pokhara. The city boasts a very unusual combination of nature and modernization. Surrounded by verdant hills and mountain villages, Pokhara also offers stunning views of the Himalayas. Travelers love to be in this city because of its simplicity, friendly locals, and tranquility.
In the blink of an eye, you can find yourself from the bustle of the city into the serene surrounding. During the tour, you will be visiting some ancient temples, caves, stunning lakes, viewpoints, and museums. The trip begins with a long scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. You will do some hikes in this short Pokhara Tour. Overall, Pokhara Tour is the best way to enjoy the rural lifestyle and captivating at the same time.
Major Attractions of Pokhara Tour
A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
It takes around 6 to 7 hours of drive from Kathmandu to reach Pokhara. The ride follows a pleasant route that offers a breath-taking landscape. If you want, you can also fly to Pokhara or make the trip adventurous by doing day rafting to Pokhara.
Short hiking trail
The trail gradually ascends through lush forested paths and small settlement areas. There will be a few steep and sloppy sections as well. The views along the way are pleasant. Be careful while hiking.
Get to see mountain lifestyle
People in the mountains live a very different lifestyle, which is simple. They are well attached to their ancient norms, values, and traditions. During the hike from Saranhkot to Naudanda, you will get to the culture of people from the Gurung community.
Witness stunning mountain views from Sarangkot
Sarangkot is a famous paragliding point. This place also offers stunning aerial views of Pokhara and surrounding mountains like Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), and Lamjung Himal (6,983 m).
Pokhara has numerous tourist sites that not only include ancient temples and monasteries, but also gorgeous lakes and thrilling caves. Visit places like Davis Falls, Bindabasini Temple, etc. Located around Lakeside Market, Phewa Lake is beautiful and soothing. You can see travelers enjoying boat rides on the lake and sunsets in the evening.
The Pokhara Tour is the best-extended tour after the completion of trekking. You can take this retreat tour of Pokhara after Everest Base Camp Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, or any other treks in Nepal.