If you are planning to visit Pokhara and have an amazing experience, then you might be looking for what is the coolest thing you possibly do. Pokhara is a definitely beautiful city in terms of nature, adventurous activities.
Pokhara is the second largest and tourist city of Nepal. While Kathmandu offers artistic and historical places, Pokhara offers natural beauties. Here are the lost of best things to do in Pokhara.
Paragliding is one of the main attractions of Pokhara. You can view the stunning range of mountains from the Pokhara sky. Flying like a bird in the sky is everybody’s dream. Pokhara, on top of that, offers a great view of the mountain range. Paragliding is something you should not miss while being in Pokhara.
2. Zip Flyer
Zip Flyer is another adventure you can do in Pokhara. Zip Flyer in Pokhara is truly an awesome experience for you to be apart of such an exhilarating ride. You observe the inspiring view of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and Pokhara city. Flying over green flora and fauna from Sarangkot is one of the best experience in life.
3. Mahendra /Bat Cave
Mahendra Cave is another place you should not miss out. This cave is named after the late King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev. This cave attracts thousands of visitors from all around the world. This cave also carries an important meaning for Hindu believer. Also, there is Bat Cave which is only 10 minutes walking from Mahendra Cave.
4. Devis Falls
Devis Falls is also known as Patale Chhango is waterfall marks the point where the Pardi Khola stream vanishes underground. When the stream is at full bore after the monsoon rains, the sound of the water plunging over the falls is deafening.
Devis Falls is a spectacular waterfall which you might have never seen before. The starting point of this fall where Pardi Khola stream which eventually vanishes in the underground. This waterfall is one of the “Not to miss” place while being in Pokhara.
If walking is not possible to explore all Pokhara city and open fields, then renting bikes and roaming around would be the best option for you. You can cover many amazing places which will leave you with experiences that you never forget. You can easily get a bike for 1000 – 2000 NRS /day. One thing you should care about is, the roads of Nepal are not easy to ride. So, you need to be careful while driving.
5. World Peace Pagoda Visit
White World Peace Pagoda, situated just above the Phewa Lake, was constructed by Buddhist monks from the Japanese Nipponzan Myohoji organization.
You have to trek to the top to have the spectacular of Phewa Lake and some of the most gigantic mountains too. The best part of visiting World Peace Pagoda is even children can easily get to this place.
6. Boating in Phewa Lake / Barahi Temple
Phewa Lake is the main attractions of Pokhara. It is a second largest lake in Nepal. Mount. Fishtail is clearly reflected in Phewa lake. You can take to the lake in one of the brightly painted boats available for rent at Lakeside.
There is famous Barahi Temple in the middle of the Lake. Barahi Temple is famous two-tiered pagoda-style Hindu temple stands on a small island in Phewa Lake.
Although it is a bit expensive compared to other activities, skydiving will leave you memories which will be hard to forget.
Mount Everest is, however, the best place for skydiving, Phewa Lake is also ideal for skydiving.
If you want to have a little bit of extra risk and more adventurous, skydiving is the best option for you.