Happy hour - Pokhara - Fewa lake

Fewa Lake is a freshwater lake in Nepal located in the south of Pokhara valley. The lake is stream-fed but a dam regulates the water reserve, therefore, the lake is classified as semi-natural freshwater lake. It is the second largest lake in Nepal; the largest in Gandaki Zone followed by Begnas Lake. And it is the most popular and widely visited lake of Nepal.

It is the only lake in Nepal to have a Tal Barahi Temple at the central part of the lake. Fewa lake is located at an altitude of 742 m (2,434 ft) and covers an area of about 4.43 km2 (1.7 sq mi). It has an average depth of about 8.6 m (28 ft) and a maximum depth of 24 m (79 ft). Maximum water capacity of the lake is approximately 43,000,000 cubic metres (35,000 acre⋅ft). The Annapurna range on the north is only about 28 km (linear distance) away from the lake. This lake is also famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks on its surface.

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