Pokhara, Nepal Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

Nepal’s tourist capital is where most people quickly head to after arriving in Kathmandu, and most would agree that Pokhara does live up to the hype. It’s a serene and picturesque hang-out town for those on either side of many of Nepal’s best and most famous treks, including the Annapurna circuit.

Why Visit Pokhara

Pokhara Facts

Population 200,000
Area 200,000
Timezone UTC+5.75
Currency Nepalese rupee
Airports Pokhara Airport (PKR)

Where to eat and drink in Pokhara

Budget breakfastMany guest houses serve a basic breakfast for cheap. If not there are plenty of hearty offerings along the main road.$1.16 - $2.03
Budget lunchPokhara is filled with reasonable restaurants, with the local dahl bhat combo platter or Tibetan mo mos being a great and filling deal.$1.50 - $2.63
Budget dinnerPrices at nearly every restaurant are competitive and similar. Pasta and pizza are more expensive than Chinese or Indian, but not by much.$2.85 - $4.95
Beer (.64l bottle)Local lagers, like Everest, are cheap and available almost everywhere.$2.25 - $3.30
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When to visit Pokhara

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Pokhara Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:13am6:20pm
21 Jun5:12am7:09pm
21 Sep5:57am6:08pm
21 Dec6:56am5:17pm

Where to stay in Pokhara

Pokhara Hotel Seasons

Pokhara Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar3.00 - 11.00
starstarstarstarstar7.00 - 38.00
starstarstarstarstar12.00 - 55.00
starstarstarstarstar85.00 - 67.00
starstarstarstarstar108.00 - 150.00
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Pokhara Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed3.00 - 6.00

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