Pokhara is supposed to be one of the most beautiful cities not only in Nepal, but also in the world. Pokhara is not only fine-looking & panoramic; in addition it is a city carrying further diversities & specialities. Certainly, if we perceive the natural origin of Pokhara, this city is known as a famous tourist municipality and due to the same ranges of attractiveness & attributes, Pokhara has got to become an open tourist museum, from where series of Himalayas like the attractive work of art could be seen in a row.
Mount. Annapurna I (8091m),
Mt. Fishtail (6113m),
Mt. Annapurna II (7939m),
Mt. Lamjung (6932m),
Mt. Mardi (5553m),
Mt. Himchuli (6441m),
Annapurna South (7219m),
Annapurna III (7555m),
Annapurna IV (7525m),
Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m)
as well as Mt. Manaslu (8163m) could be observed from every nooks and corners of Pokhara valley. All these Himalayan ranges fascinate each of the domestic and foreign tourists.
Pokhara has been popular in the world as the city from where three high Himalayas Dhaulagiri (8167m), Manaslu (8163m) & Annapurna I (8091m) could be viewed. Not only this, Pokhara valley is also the city from where the shadow of Himalayas could be observed in Fewa & Begnas lakes. Pokhara has been decorated with numerous rivers like Seti, Kali, Yamdi, Mardi whereas made thrilling by Mahendra cave, Gupteswor cave, Bat cave, Harihar cave etc. Likewise, Pokhara is full of several monastery, temple, church and stupa.
Basically, Pokhara is an open museum for study and research as there are lots of language, culture, tradition, festival, ceremony and celebration. It is such a valley where varieties of speeches are spoken; multiplicity of culture and tradition are encountered. Many kinds of ethnicities and the same types of food, costume & original practices can be observed here. Most of the stuffs are lively whereas extinct ancient items have been collected.
Pokhara valley is also the city decorated by springs, streams, hills and mountains. About 440 species of birds, 380 species of butterflies, 70 species of fish, 40 species of reptiles and more than 100 species of wild mammals are found there. Forest, vegetation and numerous natural herbs are also being found in this valley.
At present, Pokhara has also been a town of sport tourism and entertainment where many exciting sports, celebrations & festivals are taking place. Pokhara is an open studio for those taking pictures or making films, where several items required for filming cinema or music video has been offered by the nature as gift.
From tourism point of view, Lakeside area of Pokhara town looks very captivating for mind. In Lakeside spread in the area of about 3.5 km, tourists from all over the world are met in one spot. Lakeside, serving with hundred of lodges, hotels, resorts, restaurents, tours, travels, trekking, rafting, paragliding etc. is famous for foods throughout the world and amusement at night.