Brief Introduction

The district covers parts of the Annapurna mountain range, and the picturesque scene of the mountains can be observed from most parts of the district. It is one of the best tourist destinations of Nepal. The district is full of rivers such as SetiGandaki, Modi and Madi along with other rivulets.The district headquarters Pokhara lies about 750 m above the sea level and is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. The district is famous for the Himalayan range with about 11 Himalayas with height greater than 7000 m. The famous Peaks include Machhapuchhre (Virgin Peak – 6993m). The Annapurna Range in the northern side is always full of snow. The beautiful scenery of northern mountains, gorge of Seti RiverDavid Falls, natural caves, Fewa LakeBegnas Lake and Rupa Lake are important natural resources of this district with great tourism values.

The district is full of people with multi-languane, multi-religion and multiple cultures. Different people have different foods, dresses and norms based on their caste and religion. Many places offer Home Stay for internal as well as international tourists along with performance of local dance according to caste and cultures. According to the census of 2068Kaski district has people of about 84 castes, 44 languages and 11 religions. The dressing style of people here matches with national dress. The main foods of people here areDal-Bhat TarkariRoti, and Dhindo (These are typical Nepalese foods).The district is the common place of different castes such as GurungBrahminChhetriNewarThakali,Kumal and many more.


  1. Phewa Lake: Phewa Lake is one of the most important tourism destination ofNepal and the Second big lake of Nepal with the area of 4.43 sq. k.m and a perimeter of 18 k.m. The lake is more beautiful with the image of Machhapuchhre on it. Boating is more fun in Phewa Lake due to the surrounding greed forest and the beautiful settlements near it.The Lake is more beautiful with Tal Barahi temple situated at the middle of the lake.

2.Begnas Lake: Located at Lekhnath of Kaski district, is the third big lake of Nepal with the area of 3.73 square km. The lake is famous for its pure water compared with other lakes and the amazing view of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre.

3.David Falls: David Falls is one of the beautiful waterfall located at Chorepatan-Pokhara.

4.Gupteshwor Cave: Located at Chorepatan-Pokhara, the cave is famous as religious and tourism destination.

5.Mahendra Cave: Located at Bataulechaur, the cave has length of about 125 m. It has different images of Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesh and others that are natural and are the attracting points of this cave.

6.Seti River: Originated from Machhapuchhre Peak, the river is different from others . The river is astounding because of its beautiful gauges with the depth of about 200 feet.

7.Bindhabasini Temple: The temple is one of the most important religious destination of Nepal. Different beautiful Himalayas can be seen from this temple.

8.Sarangkot: The place is famous for view of sun rise, sun set, awesome view of pokhara city and paragliding. It is located at about 5500 feet.

9.Machhapuchhre: The peak is famous for its fish tail structure and is 6997m in height, the peak is still not open for mountaineers.

10.Annapurna: The beautiful Annapurna Range is easily seen from almost all places of Kaski district and the range lies in the border between Manang and Myagdi District.

11.Panchase Chhetra: The place is known for its natural, cultural and religious importance. This region lies in the border of Kaski, Parbat and Syangja district. It is important and famous for its following features-
a. It has huge area of about 5500 Hector and with different botanical diversities.
b. It is called ‘Panchadham‘ as it is the combination of 5 different peaks.
c. It is the main origination of 5 important rivers HarpanRatiJareAandhiSeti.
d. Many Himalayas can be seen from this place.
e. It has lake without any origin of water source and the lake is cleaned by Birds around the lake.
f. This is the place with many ‘Sunakhari‘ – you can find about 113 different types of Sungava.
g. The region is famous for its biodiversity as it has different faunas such as ‘Lali Gurans‘, ‘Kharshu‘, ‘Chap‘, ‘Chandan‘ and many more of about 600 types and also the place for different animals such as TigerBeerDeer.
i. Panoramic view of Sun rise and sun set along with the peaceful environment.



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