Pokhara Valley is one of the major attractions of tourist in Nepal. Those who had already visit Pokhara have already known about the gifts of nature that is provided to this place. Pokhara is situated in western region of Nepal; if you are going there from abroad then it is almost 200 km from the Kathmandu, capital city of Nepal. If you are thinking about to visit pokhara then its going to freshen up your mood, lifestyle, reduce stress and the most thing that every one admits is they are going to fall in love with this place. If you just know about this place then we are going to explain here about the things you should not miss at the time you visit pokhara to make your visit wonderful. As pokhara is celebrated as Nepal’s adventure sport capital with a host of offerings ranging from paragliding, ultra light and rock climbing, kayaking and bungee jump so we strongly recommend you to visit pokhara once in Life.
Here are the lists of things you should do, when you Visit Pokhara:
“Paragliding”: Go up there in Sarangkot and see the beautiful Himalayan range:
At the first day take a map and go to Sarangkot. Sarangkot is the best place from where you will get overview of pokhara valley. From here you can easily understand what to do. Sarangkot lies at about 1600 meter high from sea level with just one hour bus travel from lakeside, Pokhara. As you reach Sarangkot you will see the lakes of Pokhara, people jumping from hill with the parachute, and people jumping in the jeep flier. You can have best opportunity to see overall landscape of Pokhara from Sarangkot. So, Sarangkot must be the first choice to visit pokhar. Before going Sarangkot make plan to do paragliding.
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Visit the mountain range flying in Ultralight and boating in Fewa Lake:
You can go to Barahi Chowk at Lakeside when you visit Pokhara, there you will find all the packages you may need to know about the Ultralight light aircraft. Ultra light aircraft take off from Pokhara and offer spectacular views of the lakes, mountains and villages. While flying over the Pokhara valley, you will not miss the scenic beauty of both the Himalayas and the most famous lake of Nepal, phewa Tal. The flight will be a journey through nature. This is truly a unique experience. This flight might take 2 to 3 hours. There after you can go to Fewa Lake and do the boating.
Jeep flyer from Sarangkot:
Jeep flyer is newely introduced attraction in Pokhara. You are about to fly as like bird in the jeep from Sarangkot to Hemja. You should not miss this in your trip when you visit Pokhara. Pokhara is one of the best places in the world to experience the fear and excitement of Zip Flyer.With the total distance of 1.80 km (1.12 mi), a vertical height of 610 m (2000 ft) and a maximum speed of 120 km/hr (75 mph), Zip Flyer in Pokhara from ZipFlyer Nepal is the world’s steepest, tallest and fastest zip line.
You can find service centre of bungee jump at lakeside, Pokhara. High Ground Adventure Private Limited bring this water touch bungee which also operating Zip-fly in pokhara. You must take tickets and booking at lakeside. The exact spot for the Bungee Jump is situated at Hemja which is 80m high. The price ranges from NPR 4500-5000 with photographic and video.The adventure lovers who jump of the steel tower for the water touch bungy will ultimately dive into a natural pond some 15-20m deep
Visit the caves located around Pokhara, Visit the stupas and temples at Pokhara:
There are a lot of caves there around in Pokhara. Mahendra cave, Chamero cave and Gupteshowr cave. There are stupas too. The famous is named Shanti stupa (Peace Pagoda). From Shanti stupa you will be able to see the shades of mountain in Fewa Lake. Shanti stupa is also famous for sunrise and sunsest as you can see the reflection of both in the Fewa lake.
Go cycling in and around Lakes of Pokhara:
You can hire cycle in visit Pokhara with just 500 rupees for whole day. Pokhara has always best environment, unpolluted and clean. Go around the pokhara valley in cycle. Go visit Begnas Lake with your cycle reaching might take one hour. And, have some tasty fish of the lakes.
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