Phewa Lake, Pokhara

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Phewa Lake, Pokhara - Address

Address: 33700, Pokhara, Nepal

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The second largest lake in Nepal is a thing of beauty indeed. The focal point for any dreamy traveller, the lake is hugged by lush forests from all around. On a clear day, the majestic Annapurna is clearly reflected on the lake’s mirror surface.

Many people walk or cycle around the lakeshore the trek up to the World Peace Pagoda affords breathtaking views over the tal and the mountains beyond. Go boating or just for a lazy stroll around the lake to really feel the effect of its marvellous lake.

Phewa Lake Information

  • Beware of mosquitoes around the lake especially if you go boating, it is better to carry a cream-based repellent.
  • If you choose to go boating on the lake, do as your boatman to take you to the Taal Barahi Temple which is situated on the middle of the lake.

Phewa Lake Ticket Prices

  • A Boat ride will set you back approximately Nepali Rupees 500.

How To reach Phewa Lake by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus stops are Camping Chowk Bus Stop
  • Nareswar Bus stop

Restaurants Near Phewa Lake

  • Natssul
  • Pokhara Steak House
  • Punjabi Restaurant

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  • Very impressive & large. You will ever remember its memory, will not be able to erase the moment you have passed here. Good looking natural scenery all around. Water never dried up. A journey by boat is available upon hourly rental basis

  • Try boating... Its fun. It is a freshwater lake in Nepal spread up over 5 Km. this is a very famous tourist attraction in Pokhara. Water sports can be done here. So many boats in lake give you postcard view. Tal Barahi Temple, located at the center of Phewa Lake, is the most important religious monument of Pokhara. You can go there through the boat. The street beside this lake is very lively in the night and it gives you the vibe of any major street from big cities. A must visit in Pokhara.

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  • Phewa lake, one of the evergreen lake in Nepal. One can get complete refreshment and can get amazing view of mountains and everything.

  • Recommended to visit the lake at evening before sun set. The reflection of sun rays in the lake is very beautiful.

  • Phewa Lakeis stream-fed but a dam regulates the water reserve, therefore, the lake is classified as semi-natural freshwater lake. It is the most popular and most visited lake of Nepal. It is the only one lake of Nepal which has temple at the centre part of lake, Natively called Barahi Mandir. Phewa lake is located at an altitude of 742 m (2,434 ft) and covers an area of about 5.23 km2 (2.0 sq mi). It has an average depth of about 8.6 m (28 ft) and a maximum depth of 24 m (79 ft). The Annapurna range on the north is only about 28 km (linear distance) away from the lake. The lake is also famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface.The Taal Barahi Temple is situated on an island in the lake.

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