Situated at the lap of amazing Annapurna Himal, Pokhara is situated 198 km west from Kathmandu. It is the largest town in central Nepal. Because of the lower elevation than kathmandu, Pokhara is much warmer than Kathmandu. The monsoon season starts from mid June to September. Pokhara records the higest rainfall in the country. From climatic point of view, Pokhara is enjoyable all year round but if you want to do the trekking it is best to visit Pokhara from the month of Ocotber to April.
It is also easy to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. There are few options to reach Pokhara easily either you can go by air or by land. By bus it only takes 7 hours (in normal traffic) and by air you can reach Pokhara in 30 minutes. The tourist bus is the best option to reach Pokhara. The bus leaves from Kantipath, which is near Thamel (another touristic place in Kathmandu).
Pokhara has become a big tourist hub in Nepal. Pokhara is the most visited tourist destination in Nepal. Pokhara is famous because of the magnificient views of the central Himalayas, the Annapurna, Machhapuchhare (Fishtail), Manaslu, Fewa Tal, Davis Fall, Mahendra Cave, Bat Cave, Gupteshwor Cave and many other attractions for which Pokhara is famous for. Pokhara city offers a combination of nature and culture with a distict tourist. Pokhara is also known as starting and ending point for the famous Annapurna and Jomsom treks. Pokhara is the land of hard working farmers and the warriors who are known worldwide as Gurkha soldiers. The people who stays here in Pokhara are mostly Magars and Gurungs.