Kathmandu to Lhasa Tours – Cultural Spots in Pokhara
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Kathmandu to Lhasa Tours – Cultural Spots in Pokhara

Update: Nov. 12th, 2012

Pokhara

Pokhara is not only noted for its amazing natural sceneries but also famous for its cultural landscapes. Tourists join the Kathmandu to Lhasa tours will have the chance to enjoy the charm of the Old Pokhara. The rich cultural and historical relics, as well as the precious animal and plant resources in the museums

Kathmandu to Lhasa Tours – Varahi Mandir Monastery in Pokhara

Varahi Mandir Monastery is the one of the most famous Hinduism monasteries in Pokhara. The main construction of this monastery is a tow-storey pagoda style building which could be dated back to 18th century. It is a monastery experienced several ups and downs and it has also experienced several restorations. Tourists join the Kathmandu to Lhasa tours willing to visit this monastery have to take a boat which takes about 20 NPR per person.

Kathmandu to Lhasa Tours – Karma Dubgyu Chokhorling Monastery in Pokhara

The magnificent Karma Dubgyu Chokhorling Monastery is located on the east bank of Seti River. It is a famous Buddhism monastery in Pokhara. The gilded statue of Sakyamuni and several other Buddhas attract a large number of followers of Buddhism here for pilgrimage. Tourists make choice among the Kathmandu to Lhasa tours could also take a bird-view of Pokhara City. Tourists could also make a visit to the nearby Bhadrakali Monastery to experience different religious atmosphere.

Kathmandu to Lhasa Tours – Tibetan Villages in Pokhara

Most of the Tibetans in Pokhara are living in the Lakeside District. There are Tibetan villages at the southern part and northern part of Pokhara. Tourists join the Kathmandu to Lhasa tours could make a visit to the Tibetan villages to explore their lifestyle and make a comparison with the lifestyle of Tibetans live in Tibet. Tourists could get to the Tibetan villages by walking, riding or taking a bus.

Tashi Palkhel is the largest Tibetan village in Pokhara. Hilarious celebration ceremony would be held in the Tibetan New Year. Tourists join the Kathmandu to Lhasa tours during this period will have the chance to experience the special festal atmosphere. Tourists here could also purchase various Tibetan style souvenirs, such as the exquisite manufactured prayer wheel and the Tibetan carpet. There is a Tibetan carpet factory in the village. Tourists could witness the entire process of manufacture a carpet. The colorful Jangchu Choeling Monastery has been the landmark of Tashi Palkhel Village. There are about 100 Buddhists living and cultivating themselves in the monastery.

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