Pokhara, an enchanting city nestled in the tranquil valley is the starting point for many of Nepal’s most popular trekking and rafting destinations.The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of the fish-tail summit of Machhapuchhre rising behind it create an ambience of peace and magic. The valley surrounding Pokhara is home thick Forests, gushing rivers, clear lakes and the world-famous views of the Himalayan. If Kathamandu is the cultural hab of Nepal, then Pokhara is the center of adventure. Pokhara is the starting point for classic trekking routes like the Jomsom trail and the three-week Annapurna Circuit. For no trekkers the valley offers mountain views and glimpses of rural Nepal life going far beyond those of the Kathamandu Valley.