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  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
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  • English
  • Bus,Cab


Pokhara is one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal. It is the most popular tourist destination where hundreds and thousands of people come to visit. There are also a number of lakes, temples, and monasteries, etc in Pokhara. Pokhara is very gorgeously surrounded by mountains. Not only is it a tourist destination, but Pokhara is a very religious place with many cultural heritages. It is the second place you might want to explore after Kathmandu. There are also so many places in Pokhara you do not want to miss like Sarangkot, Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Shanti stupa, and many more. 

Phewa Lake– There is no doubt Phewa Lake is one of the most explored Lakes in Nepal. It is probably the most beautiful and pristine lake in Nepal. It is located south of Pokhara valley and is the 2nd largest lake after Rara Lake. It lies at an altitude of 742m and covers an area of 4.43 km square. The average depth of the lake is 8.6m and the maximum of 24m. Phewa Lake is also very popular for reflection of Mount Macchapuchre and other mountain peaks. There is a very religious Tal Barahi temple within the lake which requires boating to reach. Boating in the Phewa Lake is a major highlight of Pokhara. The surrounding of Phewa Lake also called the Lakeside is the most desired and explored area by tourists. There are many shops, restaurants, 3-star hotels and many more in the Lakeside along with the amazing nightlife. 

Sarangkot- Sarangkot is a viewpoint, a hill on the western side of the Pokhara valley with an altitude of 1600m. It is also the finest highlight of Pokhara and the must-visit place of Pokhara. This viewpoint is popularly known for the panoramic Himalayas view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu. However, the beautiful view of sunrise and sunset, along with the birds-eye view of Pokhara city is the major attraction of Sarangkot. Sarangkot is also a spot for paragliding in Pokhara. It is one of the safe and secured paragliding in the world. 

Sarangkot is very easily reached from Pokhara city. You can take a taxi, cab, or even do cycling by your own to reach there. It is almost 30 minutes’ drive from Pokhara city. You can also hike from the city to Sarangkot.  

World peace Pagoda (Shanti stupa)– It is a beautiful Buddhist pagoda-style monument, standing in the top of Anadu hill, Pokhara city. Shanti Stupa in Pokhara is the 1st world peace pagoda in Nepal. The monument is 115 feet tall, and 344 feet in diameter with two tiers for tourists and visitors to circumambulate. It covers 1000 of land. There are 4 statues that were donated by four different countries. The statue on the north is known as Dharmachakra Mudra donated by Japan, on the west is Bodh Gaya, donated by Sri Lanka, east is the 6 feet tall Kushinagar gifted by Thailand, and Lumbini is placed in the south. The Shanti stupa is a religious and also a tourist destination from where we can see splendid views of sunrise, sunset, and mountains. Festivals like Buddha Jayanti, (birthday of Buddha) are celebrated in this place. 

There are several options to reach Shanti stupa, like hiking, cycling or you can take a private car. 

Begnas Lake-Begnas Lake twin of Rupa Lake is another popular freshwater Lake located in the southeast of Pokhara city. It is the 3rd largest lake of Nepal and 2nd largest in Pokhara after Phewa Lake with an area of 3.28 square kilometers and is 22 feet deep. The water in the lake is regulated by a damn but it keeps fluctuating seasonally due to rains. The lake water is used for irrigation and also used as caged fisheries. Being a little away from the crowded city of Pokhara, Begnas offers a wonderful chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and wants to immerse themselves in natural beauty. It is a very impressive and peaceful place which provides a stunning view of mountains and the lake. Begnas lake is really a surreal gift of nature and very worthy of your time and attention. You don’t even need any permits to get there. However, if you want to boat on a lake then you will need a permit. Boating in Begnas Lake is comparatively cheaper than in Phewa Lake. You can also hire a boat for a whole day which will cost you 1200 NRS.

Begnas is 15 kilometers far from Pokhara city. You can catch a bus from Prithvi Chowk, which will approx. take 30 minutes to reach the lake. Or you can do cycling which is actually a very interesting way to reach the lake. A mountain bike in Pokhara costs 800 for 12 hours.  

Paragliding in Pokhara– Pokhara city offers many adventurous sports like boating, cycling, and paragliding. Paragliding in Pokhara is a lifetime experience. Tandem Paragliding in Pokhara is popular all over Nepal and also people from different countries visit Pokhara just for Paragliding. Paragliding in Pokhara is considered one of the safest paragliding because of its thermal stability, easy take-off and landing, and the safety of the lake. Also, the view of Pokhara during the paragliding is something different, something relaxing. You get to see different mountain ranges, Ariel view of many lakes and Pokhara city. The take-off point of paragliding is Sarangkot which lies at an altitude of 1592m. Paragliding in Pokhara is very safe and secured and doesn’t require any experience. You will have a pilot with you all along the way who will be sitting back in a separate seat. You can just relax and take pictures and enjoy the scenery. The pilots in Pokhara are well-trained and very experienced. 

Getting to Pokhara is really easy. From Kathmandu, you can get a bus, minibus, and jeep to Pokhara. The price depends on the type of vehicle you are traveling on. The local bus usually costs 300-350 NRS, minibus usually costs 400-500NRS and jeep might cost a little expensive. Besides the road transportation, a flight is available from Kathmandu to Pokhara which is one of the best and easy ways to travel. The price is around 3000-3500NRS and takes around 20-25 minutes


  • Explore one of the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal
  • Visit many monasteries, temples, and lakes
  • Wander around the busiest and beautiful Lakeside area
  • Experience paragliding from one of the safest spots


1. Sunrise at Sarangkot (5:00 AM - 7:00 AM)
• Start your day early with a visit to Sarangkot for a breathtaking sunrise view over the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu mountain ranges.
• Sarangkot is also known for paragliding, so consider taking an exhilarating paragliding flight for a unique perspective.
2. Breakfast by Phewa Lake (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM)
• Head to Lakeside, the bustling area by Phewa Lake, for a delightful breakfast at one of the lakeside cafes.
• Enjoy the serene atmosphere and the view of the lake and surrounding mountains.
3. Explore Phewa Lake and Tal Barahi Temple (10:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
• Take a boat ride on Phewa Lake and visit Tal Barahi Temple situated on an island in the lake.
• Explore Lakeside for shopping, try some local snacks, and immerse yourself in the vibrant Lakeside culture.
4. World Peace Pagoda (Shanti Stupa) (1:30 PM - 3:00 PM)
• Visit the World Peace Pagoda, situated on Anadu Hill, for a tranquil experience and panoramic views of Pokhara, Phewa Lake, and the surrounding mountains.
• Take some time to meditate and soak in the peaceful ambiance.
5. Lunch by the Lake (3:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
• Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a lakeside restaurant, savoring local or international cuisine.
• Take a stroll along the lakeshore and relax by the water.
6. Begnas Lake (5:00 PM - 6:30 PM)
• Head to Begnas Lake, a serene freshwater lake away from the bustling city.
• Enjoy the tranquility, rent a boat, and take in the stunning views of the mountains and the lake.
7. Dinner and Lakeside Nightlife (7:00 PM onward)
• Return to Lakeside for dinner at a lakeside restaurant, offering a variety of dining options.
• Explore the vibrant nightlife of Lakeside, with live music, cafes, and bars.
8. Optional: Paragliding Adventure (Before Sunset)
• If you have the energy, consider an adventurous paragliding experience from Sarangkot.
• Soar above Pokhara and the surrounding landscapes for an unforgettable adventure.


Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel Transportation (via car)
  • Admission Charges
  • Private Lodging
  • Car Commute
  • Meal Package (inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Expert Guide proficient in English
  • Taxes and Relevant Fees

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Charges
  • Gratuities and Tips
  • Personal Expenditures


How do I get from Kathmandu to Pokhara?

You can travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus, minibus, jeep, or flight. The road journey takes several hours, and flights are available from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu to Pokhara Airport.

Are permits required for boating on Phewa Lake?

No permits are required for boating on Phewa Lake. You can easily rent a boat from Lakeside and enjoy the serene surroundings.

How far is Sarangkot from Pokhara city, and how can I reach there?

Sarangkot is approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Pokhara city. You can hire a taxi, cab, or even cycle to reach Sarangkot. Hiking is also an option for those who enjoy trekking.

Is there an entrance fee for the World Peace Pagoda (Shanti Stupa)?

The World Peace Pagoda is open to the public, and there is no entrance fee. However, donations are appreciated for the maintenance of the pagoda.

Can I do paragliding if I don't have any prior experience?

Yes, you can do tandem paragliding in Pokhara even if you don’t have any prior experience. Professional pilots accompany you during the flight, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.

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