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Begnas Lake, Pokhara

  • A quiet fresh water lake in kaski district of nepal that changes colour depending on the season. it is the second largest of the eight lakes in Pokhara valley with a maximum depth of 10 meters.



    Location
    : It takes about 40 minutes by bus from Pokhara to reach the lake. Not far from the maddening crowd but extremely clean and quiet. Since it is visited comparatively less, the original beauty is undisturbed.

    The lake supports irrigation and fisheries. Water level in the lake is regulated by a dam constructed in 1988 as it fluctuates with season and because of use for irrigation. Pressure of increasing human population is forcing conversion of swampy area into land for cultivation.

    Highlights: Boating, fishing and swimming are some of the activities you can indulge in, the bonus being surrounding green mountains.

    Price
    : There are whole lot of hotels around to suit different budgets but the entry to this lake is free.

    Difficulty Level
    : Medium, you can easily try your hands on boating.

    Best time to visit
    : October

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Begnas Lake

A quiet fresh water lake in kaski district of nepal that changes colour depending on the season. it is the second largest of the eight lakes in Pokhara valley with a maximum depth of 10 meters.



Location
: It takes about 40 minutes by bus from Pokhara to reach the lake. Not far from the maddening crowd but extremely clean and quiet. Since it is visited comparatively less, the original beauty is undisturbed.

The lake supports irrigation and fisheries. Water level in the lake is regulated by a dam constructed in 1988 as it fluctuates with season and because of use for irrigation. Pressure of increasing human population is forcing conversion of swampy area into land for cultivation.

Highlights: Boating, fishing and swimming are some of the activities you can indulge in, the bonus being surrounding green mountains.

Price
: There are whole lot of hotels around to suit different budgets but the entry to this lake is free.

Difficulty Level
: Medium, you can easily try your hands on boating.

Best time to visit
: October

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