A city that hits up all the unwind tracks is Pokhara. Arresting scenery, delectable food joints, thrilling things to do and the classic chilling by the lake in the view of the snow-capped mountains; Pokhara has it all. It has a chill vibe, especially feels like home when you arrive in the city after a strenuous trek or hike like the Annapurna Circuit. Freshen up for more of some laid-back adventures because Nepal is nothing but an adventure in itself, and though Pokhara attracts people to just laze around, there are many things you can do here.
Some of the things to do in Pokhara are
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Pokhara has a hidden adventurous spark behind the laid-back lazy vibe. Many hikes and treks begin here including Annapurna Circuit, Poon Hill Ghorepani trek and many more.
-> Kayaking/ Boating
In the city itself, you can paddle around on the lake soaking the peace and tranquillity of the lake.
-> White Water Rafting
Mandatory while in Pokhara, white-water rafting in Upper Seti river is a sweet but thrilling experience to have in Nepal
Paragliding with the panorama of the Annapurna massif will leave you speechless in front of the breath-taking site ahead.
-> Explore Pokhara old town on bike
Rent a bike and explore the old town. The old town is where you will find yourself in close proximity to Nepali culture. Check out the Newari houses, the temples and shops. Find new trails and experiences to add to the existing ones.
-> Hike to the Peace Stupa
It takes around 2-3 hours to get to the stupa but it is totally worthwhile combination of views and tranquillity.
-> Devi’s Falls
The waterfall is also known as Patale Chaango. The Devi’s fall gets its name from the legend revolving around a swiss traveller who fell in the sinkhole with his girlfriend and drowned.
Check out the museums in Pokhara, including the international mountain museum, dedicated to mountains and mountaineer and the Gurkha museum, celebrating the bravery of the Gurkhas (Nepali soldiers)
-> Sunset at Sarangkot Viewpoint
Nothing beats the way a sun sets in the Himalayas and the spectacular view it leaves in the individual’s memory. End your day with the striking view of the sunset at the viewpoint
-> Explore the caves
Explore the caves in Pokhara, names Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave and the bat cave and marvel over the legends surrounding them.
There are many more things that Pokhara is famous for, cool cafes, yoga ashram, mountain biking and shopping have to be on your list while you visit the place.
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