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लेखनाथ: सात तालको बगैचा शहर

Brief Introduction


Lekhnath is a municipality in Kaski District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. It is located in the south western part of the Pokhara Valley, about 10 km southwest of Pokhara and about 190 km west of Kathmandu. Lekhnath is named after the famous Nepali poet Lekh Nath Paudyal (1885–1966), but is also called the garden city of seven lakes. The seven lakes are Begnas, Rupa, Khaste, Depang, Maidi, Neureni and Gunde. Except Begnas and Rupa most of the other lakes are little known to the outsiders.

Lekhnath possesses many terrains and mountain view sites. It is also becoming a famous destination among trekkers as some of the comfortable and short trekking routes in Pokhara valley begin here.

Rightly called eastern gateway to Pokhara, Lekhanth, is the place from where you can catch the view of the whole Annapurna range including Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Dhaulagiri.

Gagangaunda, Shishuwa, Lekhnath chowk, Rajako Chautara, Satmane, Dhungepatan are some big and notable places of Lekhnath. Khudi-12, Bhandardhik-1, Begnash-10, Kholabesi-1, Rithepani-2, Budhibazar-4, Saknery-3, Gharipatan-5, Baraldada-4, Pachabhaiya-11 are small place of Lekhnath.