Monday, November 9, 2009

Phewa Lake in the Himalayas

Photo of Phewa Lake
Himalaya "in" Fewa lake., originally uploaded by teocaramel.

Phewa Lake (also written as Phewa Tal or Fewa Lake) is a lake in the landlocked Himalayan country of Nepal located to the north of India, in the Himalayan mountain ranges. Fewa Lake, the second largest lake in Nepal, is in the Pokhara Valley near Pokhara and Sarangkot, and at an altitude of 784 m/ 2,572 feet. The area of the lake is approximately 4.43 squire km. The deepest spot is at 62 feet. The reflection of Mount Machapuchare (or Machhaphuchhare) of the Annapurna series of peaks can be seen on its surface. There is the Barahi temple situated on an island in the lake. It is a tourist attraction, especially the north side of the lake, mainly made up of shops, hotels, restaurants and bars. Larger and better hotels, shops and other facilities can be found in Pokhara city.

1 comment:

teJan said...

wow! so nice and i wish i can visit there someday:) thanks for sharing:) bloghopping here hope to see you around:)