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  • Annapurna Circuit: It starts from Nayapul. One hour drive from Pokhara. On the way, trekkers get to see amazing natural facts like Kali Gandaki Gorge (6967 m deep and 2 Km wide) at Dana which is deepest gorge in the world. Large rhododendron forest at Ghorepani and Shaligram (fossil stones which is worshipped by Hindus as the emblem of Lord Vishnu on the bank of Kali – Gandaki river). The landscape is dotted with colorful Tibetan prayer flags, chorten and Buddhist monasteries. Gateway to Lake Tilicho, the highest lake in the world. The lost ancient city of Lo – Manthang and the famous Thorung Pass are major side-trips of this trekking route.
  • Muktinath, Damodarkunda, Kagbeni and Upper Mustang: It is believed that most of the Gods and Goddesses reside in the sacred mountains. Mountains are the places to worship. Muktinath (3802 m) is one of four major destinations of pilgrimage of Hindus and an important place for Buddhists. It is a meeting place of Buddhism and Hinduism in the trans-Himalayan mountains of Nepal. It is easily accessible by flying to Jomsom and a day trek or you can directly fly to the place by helicopter. Recently, Pokhara – Jomsom road has been constructed and you can hire jeeps or other vehicles to get to these areas. Likewise, Damodarkunda, Kagbeni, Lo-manthang and other important Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites also lie in this area. This area is popularly known as sacred place for Hindus and Buddhists and also an important place for adventurous mountain trekkers.
  • Gorkha & Manakamana: 104 Km East from Pokhara. An Ancient capital of Prithivi Narayan Shah. It is a beautiful place with good view of Himalayan Mountains. Gorkha Palace, Gorakhkali temple, Manakamana Temple of wish fulfilling Goddess and Newari town are the special attractions. You can reach the temple by cable car, only of its kind in Nepal.
  • Bandipur (1344 M): It is a charming hill town situated in 8 km south of Dumre, on the way to Kathmandu and 68 Km east from Pokhara. This is a tranquil place and offers magnificent natural view and unique cultural experiences. Two major cultures of Magars and Newars can be seen surviving in harmony. Raniban is a place for bird watching. Nepal biggest cave , Siddha Gufa is in half hour walking distance.
  • Tansen(1350 M): 122 Km South of Pokhara. It is a typical Nepali town with numerous fairs festivals, religious and cultural events. Non polluted Tansen is one of the beautiful hill stations of Nepal. The best thing of Tansen is getting out of it and exploring the outlying hill country and unaffected Magar villages. Sringar hill (1525 M) is the best location for view of snowcapped mountains, and surrounding villages. Tansen bazar, Ridi, Ranighat, Bongha Gumpa, Bagnas hill, Madan Pokhari and Tahoon are the points of attraction.
  • Chitawan National Park: 160 Km South from Pokhra. It is a national park of thick tropical jungle. You can enjoy wild life, elephant safari and more. This park is famous for its one horned rhino.
  • Lumbini: 198 Km South West from Pokhara. Birthplace of Lord Buddha. Buddhist monastaries, Buddhist archeological remains and Maya Devi temple. 22 Km from Bhairawa.