Pokhara is Nepal’s second city it is situated in the western part of Nepal and surrounds the beautiful lake Phewa it takes around six hours by road or twenty five minutes by air. There are some fantastic views of the Annapurna range from Pokhara it would be very difficult to find a town with such a mountain backdrop anywhere else in the world. The town is an ideal base for preparing for your trek in the Annapurna region or resting up afterwards. Over the past few years Pokhara has gained a reputation for being a fun city full of opportunities to participate in adventurous pursuits. Paragliding is now a well established activity from the top of the hill at Sarankot along with Micro light planes and just recently this year zip lining has been introduced. Add to this some of the more leisurely pursuits Pokhara is known for such as boating and Sunrise Mountain views visits to caves and gorges it is not surprising that it has become a very popular destination for tourists.