This mountainous little valley is situated 200 km west of Kathmandu against the stupendous backdrop of the Annapurna Himalayas to the north. It is known by the city of lakes and popular for another tourist destination after Kathmandu. The valley is graced with glittering lakes, foaming rivers, majesty caverns and terraced fields. It is also the starting and ending transit point for many trekking routes to the Annapurna and Upper Mustang region. It is a rendezvous for many culture and adventure trekkers to experience the diverse the lifestyle of the Mountain people. Pokhara is easily accessible by road and air.