Nepal Impressions


Sam's Exotic Travels to Pokhara - Gateway to the Anapurnas

Pokhara is situated in the northwestern corner of the Pokhara Valley, which is a widening of the Seti Gandaki valley.   In the south the city borders on Phewa Tal (a lake, 4.4 kmē, about 800 m above sea level), in the north at around 1000 m it touches the base of the Annapurna mountain range. From the southern fringes of the city one has an exceptional view of the Himalaya with 3 eight-thousanders (Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu) and, in the middle of the Annapurna range the wonderful Machapuchare ('Fishtail') with close to 7000 m. This beautiful mountain dominates the northern horizon of the city and its name derives from its twin peaks, not visible from the south.

The Anapurna Mountain Range from Lake Phewa, Pokhara Nepal by Diana Han  Boat at Sunset on Phewa Lake, Pokara Nepal  Sunrise through the trees, Phewa Tal (Lake), Pokhara Nepal by Diana Han

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