Some travelers are confused that Pokhara is just near Kathmandu to do Pokhara city tours and other tour activities. Pokhara is 210 km from Kathmandu and takes 5-6 hrs by road. You might be thinking 210 and takes 6 hrs! well, Nepal windy roads take that much time. Wait! if there is traffic then don't even imagine to see the sunset on the same day. Normally after crossing Kathmandu, there won't be that much traffic. Another quickest way to be in Pokhara is by flight and 25 minutes fly by Buddha Air and Yeti Air. Email us for cheap flight tickets to Pokhara
If you choose to drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara you can enjoy the white water rafting in Trishuli river. The scenery is beautiful along the way if you take private vehicle then good because you can stop in any places to take pictures, Don't miss the waterfalls!! Besides of winter and mid monsoon (July-Aug) you should try Rafting!.
You are excited to know what are those amazing Things to do in Pokhara In One Day. Creativity is our specialty, and providing a positively memorable time for you is our priority. We are not saying all the adventure sports are the major attractions in Pokhara but Pokhara city welcome all kind of travelers to explore and experience the beauty of it. 90 % of Nepal Tour packages cover Pokhara city in their itinerary because nobody wants to miss this place after being in Nepal. Pokhara is just a pleasant place for quiet people to relax, massage, meditation, yoga practice and stays on the Fewa Lake. The reflection of Annapurna ranges, Mt. Fishtail over the Fewa lake will just make you not to leave from Pokhara. For adventure and sports lover, Pokhara will push you higher and higher. We select the best and you pick the best for you to make your holiday memorable.
Many people think and the blog shows that mountains are far to see but don't be a fool now. First thing while driving from Kathmandu to Pokhara you will see some ranges such as Lamjung. Once you are near to Pokhara than the Giant snowcapped Mountains will welcome you along the way to your room. But your hotel must be in a proper location and floor. Hey! we can help you to book the hotel in Pokhara at a better price. Well, let's move on where you can see the Mountains more closer and better view.
Sarangkot: Sarangkot is the popular place in Pokhara and people don't miss this place for Sunrise, sunset, Mountains view and the Landscapes. It's better to go early morning for sunrise because once the sun rays start kissing the Himalayas it looks amazing. Photography and Photographer don't miss the morning kisses of sun rays!. From Pokhara, it's about 35 minutes drive so ask your hotel to give a wakeup call in the morning. Lazy in the morning! no problem you can enjoy with the sunset view from Sarangkot. But morning view is always pretty and clouds might cover the beauty in the afternoon and evening. SARANGKOT SUNRISE TOUR
Peace Stupa: As its name, this place is peace and also another best viewpoint in Pokhara for Mountains, sunrise, and the Pokhara valley. If the stupa management lets you go inside in the morning you will see the monks chanting and welcome the sun. From peace stupa, you can see the panoramic mountains, Fewa lakes, Pokhara valley and the landscapes. Sunset is also pretty good from here. Looking for Meditation? this place could be the best in the morning, restaurants are near to have breakfast.
Thulakot View Point: Thulakot is newly discovered place in Pokhara and rarely travelers know about this place. The road is not good enough to reach the Thulakot but also in summer and winter 4x4 jeep drive is possible. Thulakot is 17-18 Km from Pokhara drive and 30 minutes walk will give you the incredible views. Almost we can see 8 lakes and the stunning Himalayan ranges from here. This is the best place in Pokhara and the future touristic place in Pokhara. Rice terrain is another best things to see from here and for Photographer you will get the best one!
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour: What?? Yes! Don't be surprised because from Pokhara you can fly to Annapurna Base Camp and see the Himalayas in 360 degrees. Imagine flying over the world's tallest mountain peaks and standing at the Base Camp. You never know you will come back again to Nepal because the world is big and many places to visit. Day Tours Nepal arrange daily Annapurna Base Camp Tour from Pokhara and it's 350 USD per person. Hey, LOOKS AMAZING! is it safe? 100 % safe and people are doing it. This tour is 3 hours in total from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp - Pokhara.
Naudanda View point: Another best place to see Mountains and sunrise view with Pokhara valley is Naudanda. It takes 35 minutes to drive from Pokhara and less tourist too. Best way to combine this place is visiting Sarangkot (Upper view point) early morning and after that explore Naudanda. After Naudanda drive to Pokhara.
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You might be thinking to stretch your legs to get the mountain hiking experience. Getting quite high means you will see some great views and also experience the mountain lifestyle. Not only the beautiful landscapes, Himalayas, and lakes are things to see in Pokhara but if you push yourself quite high or walk around you will see some unchanged lifestyle of mountain people. From Pokhara, many treks depart in Annapurna region and it's like a station of Annapurna Base Camp, Ghorepani Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Khopra Danda Trek, Upper Mustang, Muktinath and the ending point of Annapurna Circuit.
We are suggesting some short day hiking trips from Pokhara which still amazed you with the Himalayas, People, Landscapes, lifestyle and many more. Day Tours Nepal is the one-day trip planner in Nepal and we are specialized in day trips so we only placing the best day hikes from Pokhara. You can visit our blog which is the famous and the best day hikes from Pokhara.
As we mentioned above Pokhara is not only the place to do adventure, hiking, crazy flying, jumping, and trekking but it's a pleasant place to relax and do some easy things. Why trek or go far in Pokhara since you can see the Himalayas from your room, streets, and lakeside. A short drive or easy walk around Pokhara valley offers you some touristic places where you can enjoy your day. The things that you can easily do in Pokhara, places, and interest.
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