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The second largest lake in the country covering an area of about 4.43 km2 (1.7 sq mi) is the center of attraction for every person visiting Pokhara. It is the largest among the eight lakes lying in Pokhara. One can sail or row a hired boat across the lake or visit Barahi Temple situated on the island located in the lake. The lake is ideal for relaxation, boating and viewing the mountains as well. One can also fish in the lake but be sure that you are fishing at the right place. Reflection of Macchapuchre (Mount Fishtail) in the lake makes you feel more exciting. So, don’t just read this, pack up your luggage and be there to exploit the natural beauty.The eastern shore of the lake, popularly known as lakeside or Baidam, is the favorite home base for travelers and consists of endless strip of lodges, restaurants, bookshops , souvenir shops, internetcafes etc.
Locally known as Patale Chhango (Hell's fall), Devi’s fall is one of the major tourist destinations in Pokhara. It is just 2 km away from Central Pokhara. It is an awesome waterfall and you can’t stop yourself saying ‘WOW’. Devi’s fall plunges into a cave and disappears into the earth. In the monsoon, the sight is most spectacular. Legend has it that the name was put in the memory of a tourist named David who was swept down the waterfall. This fall is also known as Davy's fall, David's fall or Davis's fall, meaning the same water fall.
Out of town and away from the hustle, 15 km away from Central Pokhara there lays Begnas Lake in a quiet, clean and peaceful environment. One can reach there on two wheelers, four wheelers or on …. One can sail or row a hired boat across the lake. One can also go on boating to the eastern end of the lake to have a look at Rupa Lake which can be seen after a ten minute walk up the hill called Pachbaiya. From a convenient point on this hill one can overlook the twin lakes on either side. The lake is ideal for relaxation, boating, fishing, sun bathing, bird watching and viewing the mountains as well.
Resting in the laps of Himalayas, Pokhara lies at an altitude of more than 800 meter from sea level. Pokhara, lying in the central part of Nepal, is about 200 km west of Kathmandu and can be reached by plane in 35 minutes or in 6 hours by bus. Few places in the world might have a splendid variety of natural beauty crammed into one small area like the valley of Pokhara.
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