POKHARA, BEAUTY AT ITS PEAK: The beauty of Pokhara is enhanced by its lovely lakes, rivers and spectacular views and the Annapurna range with Dhaulagiri, Himachuli and Machhapuchhre peaks. The mountain lakes and rivers provide many recreational activities like fishing, swimming and boating. Situated at an altitude of about 900m, the temperature in Pokhara ranges between 43 deg F (6 deg C) in winter to 93 deg F (34 deg C) in summers. The rainfall is heavy from May to September.
NEPAL: Republic of Nepal is a country of highly diverse culture and rich geography situated to the north of India. The climate varies with the topology ranging from tropical to arctic. However, even the severest winter is compensated by the bright sun, blue skies and above the presence of Mount Everest. Kathmandu, the capital, is well connected by air to India, South East Asia and Europe.
A medical and educational revolution is taking place within the precincts of the Manipal College of Medical Sciences and Manipal Teaching Hospital at Pokhara, 200km west of Kathmandu.