Five Ways to Enjoy Pokhara Without Annapurna Trek
Are you planning to enjoy in Pokhara and thinking for Annapurna Trek, no matter what Ghorepani Poonhill Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek? There is no need to trek Annapurna to enjoy Pokhara, instead here are some ideas that you can carry out in Pokhara during your tour.
Hire a scooter and explore the city
Instead of sightseeing in Pokhara through help of car rental in Nepal you can go for option of hiring a scooter. Rental agency might ask passport as a deposit don’t worry handover it to them cause they are established and have authorized agency. They won’t run away however don’t forget to collect it back. Explore couple of caves in Pokhara along with Davis Falls and Mountaineering Museum. Apart from valley you can follow some uphill road that can shift you to the ridgeline for perfect sunset view. Drive to peace pagoda and enjoy the sunset from top. You can see long range of Himalayas and Fewa Lake right beneath you.
Boating on Lake
It’s not supposed to be old-fashioned rowing boat; instead you can rent some fancy modern paddleboat or even sailboat. Paddleboat and more safe and comfortable, you can just throw a party on middle of lake. Don’t forget to bring some chips and chilled beer with you. You can pay a short visit to isolated temple on middle of the lake. Enjoy view of Annapurna and Fishtail along with gliders above you who are about to land on runway of Pame and Khare.
Burn fat not fuel, just rent a bicycle and wander around the city. Being a valley it will not be that much difficult to paddle a cycle. However going all the up to Sarangkot or Stupa might be quite hard. You can go to Tibetan Refugee Settlement that is around 10 km north of Pokhara and composed by mild up and downhill trail. Apart from that you can drive to Pame and enjoy local food, especially fresh lake fish on your best at reasonable price.
This is another adventure that you can go for in Pokhara. With help of air and glider you can fly like a bird all the way to Pokhara Valley from Sarangkot Ridge. You can go for either 30 min or 1 hour’s flight. On clear weather flight offer unmatched view of Annapurna Range along with aerial view of Fewa Lake at it’s best. There are no such criteria that one need to meet. It’s an easy adventure sport that one can go for with help of certified pilots.
Bungee Jump and Zip Flyer
They are the extreme adventure full of thrill and rush. You can challenge yourself with these two extreme sports. Zip flyer in Pokhara from Sarangkot to Hemja is one of the longest and vertical downhill rope ever used on the world. On the backdrop you can enjoy Annapurna and Machhapuchhre at your best. Apart from that through help of vertical leaning artificial tower you can challenge yourself with bungee jump. Some where around ending point of Zip Flyer you can go for this adventure. Apart from that if you are looking for other bungee jump then The Last Resort can be ideal destination for both Bungee Jump and Canyon Swing in Nepal.