Pokhara tour packages & holidays
Pokhara as a tour and holiday destination
Pokhara, one of the largest cities in the country of Nepal, is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. Three of the ten highest mountains in the world are located nearby, so it is home base for trekkers. Non trekkers on holiday, enjoy the panoramic views from the famous Sarangkot . Most tourists visit in the spring and fall, but June and July can be quite busy too. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal.
Things to do in Pokhara
Pokhara has both 3 star and 5 star hotels for couples and families, as well as hostels for backpackers. Action seekers find many adventure tours and attractions such as hiking, rafting and paragliding in the lakeside area. Those seeking peace and quiet like to stay dam side and tour a museum, enjoy yoga, meditate, volunteer at a monastery or Tibetan refugee camp, or take a boat on the lake. Although there are many shops from which to buy trekking supplies, artifacts and trinkets, it is fun to bargain with the street vendors. Pokhara has a large variety of quality local and international restaurants and bars, with prices to suit every budget. This makes it great for back packers, couples and families. Pokhara has a great music scene and parties, especially for the full moon.
Best time to visit Pokhara
The tourism season is between September and November or in early May. Many visitors enjoy their holiday by visiting at the end of October for the Festival of lights, which involves five full days of family gatherings, drinking, and dancing. Others prefer to brave the cold to be part of the New Year's festivals with music, elephants, costumes, food fares and games. Although Pokhara, Nepal has tours and attractions for families and individuals seeking adventure, it also has activities for those seeking a quieter more introspective vacation.