Kaski is a district located in the Gandaki Pradesh of Nepal. It is part of the country’s western region and is situated in the hilly and mountainous terrain of the Annapurna Conservation Area. The district’s administrative center is Pokhara, which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal.
The district is admired for its natural beauty, including the Annapurna mountain range, which attracts trekkers and mountaineers from around the world. The Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp treks are among the most famous trekking routes in the district, offering breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls, and lush forests.
Pokhara, the largest city in Kaski, is often referred to as the “City of Lakes” due to its proximity to several beautiful lakes, including Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, and Rupa Lake. Phewa Lake, in particular, is a major attraction where visitors can enjoy boating and take in the panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges reflected in the tranquil waters.
Pokhara, being a popular tourist hub, offers a range of amenities and activities for visitors. The Lakeside area boasts numerous hotels, restaurants, cafes, and shops catering to tourists. Adventure sports such as paragliding, zip-lining, and white-water rafting are also popular activities in the area.