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Pokhara


Pokhara, Nepal, a Historical place

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About Pokhara

The largest metropolitan city of Nepal, this place is full of spectacular and eye relieving scenery,

thrilling adventure activities, affordable accommodation and a large menu for food lovers. The city is one of the least affected areas by earthquakes and other natural disasters. It is a leisure place and trekking gateway to the Annapurna's with plenty of entertainment for individual travelers as well as families with kids.

Pokhara is situated in north-western corner of Pokhara valley, which is the widening point of Seti Gandaki valley. Seti Gandaki, also known as the white river, is the main river in Pokhara valley.

The city has a humid subtropical climate. However, the elevation keeps temperature moderate which ranges from 24 - 32°C in summer and from -2 - 15°C in winters.

The trading route between China and India encounters Pokhara.

The history dates back to 17th century when it was the part of the Kingdom of Kaski which was one of the Chaubise Rajya (24 Kingdoms of Nepal), ruled by a branch of the Shah Dynasty. Many of the hills around Pokhara still have medieval ruins from this time. In 1786 Prithvi Narayan Shah added Pokhara into his kingdom. It had by then become an important trading place on the routes from Kathmandu to Jumla and from India to Tibet and acted as an important commercial center.

There are many places with breath-taking views. Some of them are-Poon hill, Sarangkot, Phewa Tal, International Mountain Museum, Begnas Lake, World Peace Pagoda (Shanti Stupa), Gurkha memorial museum and Mahendra cave. Nearby Pokhara one can visit Lumbini, Chitwan, Upper Mustang, Jomsom and Muktinath, Manaslu.

The city is also famous for adventure activities like skydiving, mountaineering, Rafting and kayaking, zip flying, mountain biking, paragliding, bird watching and most important village tour to explore the culture.

The city can be reached through Pokhara airport as well as through permanent road links.

Visit this place and enjoy the beauty!!

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How much a typical Hotel in Pokhara costs per night, considering the average prices ?

If you plan to stay at a 4 Star Hotel, the cost is in the range of 133 USD to 276 USD.

If you plan to stay at a 4 Star Hotel, the cost is in the range of 233 USD to 598 USD.

While a stay at 2 Star Hotel cost is in the range of 29 USD to 38 USD.

However a 5 Star Hotel in Pokhara, the per night room cost is in the range of 69 USD to 115 USD.

Considering a stay at 3 Star, the cost is in the range of 38 USD to 55 USD.

Considering a stay at 3 Star, the cost is in the range of 80 USD to 111 USD.

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  • Hotels at Pokhara, Nepal

    29 Hotels to choose

  • Price Range of 4 Star Hotel

    Avg. USD 204
    for 4 Star Hotel

  • Price Range of 5 Star Hotel

    Avg. USD 92
    for 5 Star Hotel

  • Price Range of 3 Star Hotel

    Avg. USD 47
    for 3 Star Hotel

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  • Humidity at Pokhara, Nepal is 59%

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Hotels at Pokhara


View Hotel Pokhara-GrandeIn-Room Dining
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8.3
Pardi, Pokhara

Property Location
Located in Pokhara, Pokhara Grande is within a 5-minute drive of Pokhara International Mountain Museum and Devi's Fa.....

Starts at USD 68/night

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Gharipatan, Pokhara

Property Location
A stay at Shangri-La Village Resort places you in the heart of Pokhara, a 2-minute drive from Pokhara International .....

Starts at USD 76/night

View Hotel Atithi-Resort-&-SpaRestaurant
Rating
8.7
Shanti Patan, Lakeside, Pokhara

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A stay at Atithi Resort & Spa places you in the heart of Pokhara, a 4-minute drive from Ratna Mandir and 5 minutes f.....

Starts at USD 95/night

View Hotel Mount-Kailash-ResortHotel Front - Evening/Night
Rating
8.6
Lakeside-6, Pokhara

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A stay at Mount Kailash Resort places you in the heart of Pokhara, within a 5-minute drive of Ratna Mandir and Barah.....

Starts at USD 180/night

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Rating
8.7
Gaurighat, Lakeside, Pokhara

Property Location
With a stay at Temple Tree Resort & SPA in Pokhara, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Ratna Mandir and Barahi Tem.....

Starts at USD 135/night

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Sedi Height, Lakeside, Pokhara

Property Location
With a stay at Waterfront by KGH Group, you'll be centrally located in Pokhara, within a 10-minute drive of Ratna Ma.....

Starts at USD 181/night

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Rating
8.5
Sivamandir Marga, Lakside, Pokhara

Property Location
Located in Pokhara, Hotel Orchid is within a 5-minute drive of Ratna Mandir and Barahi Temple. This hotel is 2 mi (.....

Starts at USD 44/night

View Hotel Hotel-Landmark-PokharaExterior detail
Rating
7.9
LAKESIDE, POKHARA NEPAL,, Pokhara

Property Location
When you stay at Hotel Landmark Pokhara in Pokhara, you'll be near the airport, within a 5-minute drive of Ratna Man.....

Starts at USD 108/night

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Rating
8.0
Lakeside, Pokhara

Property Location
When you stay at Hotel Barahi in Pokhara, you'll be in the mountains, within a 5-minute drive of Ratna Mandir and Ba.....

Starts at USD 100/night

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Rating
8.5
Lake Side, Pokhara

Property Location
A stay at Fish Tail Lodge places you in the heart of Pokhara, a 4-minute drive from Ratna Mandir and 5 minutes from .....

Starts at USD 121/night

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