Witness the crystal clear reflection of the Machhapuchhare Himal and other mountains of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on the surface of Phewa lake.
Phewa Lake, one of the most prominent lakes of Nepal lies in the west corner of Pokhara valley. It is the second largest lake in Nepal after Rara, approximately 5km long and 1.5 km wide, this lake covers an area of 4.4 sq km. The major attraction of this place is to literally enjoy the boating. Boating on Phewa Lake is a thrilling moment that one can enjoy with smiling virgin Machhpuchhre on north, green rolling hill and thick forest on the west, and hundreds of hotels, lodges, restaurants, and other tourist-related service centers in the east.
The renowned temple of Barahi is situated right in the middle of the lake which is not only a holy shrine of Hindu devotees but also the best spot to observe surrounding hills and settlements including a towering and pointed peak of beautiful fishtail mountain. A five-minute boat ride reaches the island. A lot of religious functions like marriage, birth day celebration, wish-fulfilling pooja are performed in this island.
Around Phewa Lake is one of the best single track rides. You can ride through villages, Lakeshores, riverbeds and beautiful Phewa Lakeside on the round trip. Pokhara also has to offer with superb views of the Annapurna Range, Lake Valley and amazing single track through Queen Forest.