Spectacular Mount Machhapuchhre in Nepal


Pokhara is an international tourist destination with views of whole Annapurna range of Himalyas, especially Mount Machhapuchchhre – The “Fish-Tail” Mountain. On a clear day, one can actually see reflection of these ranges in Feva lake.
Most of the hotels provide breathtaking views of the Feva lake and mountain ranges from the roof top itself. The […]

International Mountain Museum, Pokhara- Nepal

International Mountain Museum at Ratopahiro is a dedicated meuseum depicting almost everything regarding mountains.
Nepal Mountaineering Association established on 1st Nov, 1973 initiated the establishment of International Mountain Museum in Pokhara. Nepal Himalayan range is not only important to Mountaineers but also to Geologists, Sociologists, environmentalists and scientists to uncover the mysterious facts. It is aimed […]

Trekking options in Pokhara, Nepal

Trekking options in Pokhara are ample. Pokhara is a tourist paradise of Nepal. It is approx 200 kms west of Kathmandu and lies in Gandaki zone. It is easily accessible by road and flight from Kathmandu.
Pokhara serves as first stop over or pre base camp for most of the trekkers and mountaineers undertaking the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal.
The trekking offers breathtaking views of the mountain ranges from close quarters. The whole idea about trekking is enthusiasm and feeling of close proximity in mother nature’s lap. Only if one has trained enough or has the stamina and enthusiasm, only then this kind of adventurous journey is advisable.

Although, I am not well aware of all the details of trekking , but I managed to talk to some local people and tourists from abroad and gathered some information.

There are different kinds of options in Pokhara ranging from a 2-3 day trek to 18-21 day trek. One has to be very well prepared with all mountaineering gear , clothing and accessories , even when going on a short trek.
Following are the options which people generally prefer and are easily available :