From trekking in the mountains to paragliding and rafting there is a lot to do around Pokhara Lake. You could also go on a Jungle Safari to the Royal National Chitwan Park or just sit back and relax with a drink whilst watching exotic birds.
Pokhara is known for it’s coveted paragliding by highly skilled paragliders. Though not just for the experienced, beginners can enjoy a tandem flight with many of the professional paragliders found throughout the city.
Sarangkot isn’t just for paragliders, but can be a great location for the avid hiker as well. Situated roughly 1700 meters above sea level the strenuous hike up roughly 2 kilometers will leave you with breathtaking views of Pokhara and feeling challenged.
Overlooking the city of Pokhara, the peace temple is a popular destination among visitors. A quick taxi ride can find you close to the top with a short walk up, or visitors can enjoy a serene boat ride from Lakeside to the other side of Lake Phewa and then hike up winding stairs lined with the occasional restaurant.
Nepal has earned a reputation as one of the best destinations in the world for white water rafting. Nepal’s powerful waters come from the glaciers of the Himalaya and a rafting trip is bound to be the highlight of your stay in the country. Rafting trips can be arranged along major rivers in the vicinity of the valley. The most popular rafting trip we arrange is along the Trishuli River, which flows between Kathmandu and Pokhara.
The southern lowland known as the Terai is covered with dense tropical jungles teeming with diverse wildlife and exotic birds. You can view wild animals in their natural habitat in the deep jungle either by riding on an elephant’s back or in a four-wheel drive.
Paragliding is one of the most popular activities in Pokhara. Most travel companies or hotels can set up any hiking or touring expedition that visitors want to experience when they come to Phewa Lake. White water rafting and fishing for native fish are favorites for visitors as well. Get to know all that Pokhara has to offer and then contact your favorite hotel or booking agent.