Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge

Pokhara, Nepal

At a Glance

  • Dramatic views over the Annapurna Range

  • 30 minutes from Pokhara

  • Lovely infinity swimming pool

  • The best quality rooms in and around Pokhara and ideal for those wanting a mountain experience without the need to trek

  • Wonderful cuisine served with mountain views

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Nepal has a Monsoonal climate with four main seasons. Fall and spring are the two most favourable seasons for visiting Nepal. Fall (September to early December) brings in clear weather with sunny days and warm nights. Spring (March to May) with occasional rain falls. From June to September, is the monsoon season. Uncomfortable time to visit as the climate of Nepal at this time of year brings about hot weather and rain falls almost every day.

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Insider's View

Excellent for resting after a walk in the Annapurna Region.

Head to the bar area for a few pre-dinner drinks, it's a great place to relax and share stories, plus you get tasty fresh nibbles to enjoy.

Whilst you can visit Pokhara from this property I recommend staying close to the property and taking part in a whole host of local  act ivies which will show you an authentic Nepal!

Everyone will tell you to wake early but do ! The view from the swimming pool at sunrise is worth it - if there is no wind you can get the most incredible photograph with the Mountain range reflected in the swimming pool

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Pokhara

Description

A boutique property set on a hilltop above Pokhara in western Nepal with spectacular Himalayan views. Tiger Mountain Lodge has been acclaimed for its commitment to eco-tourism and offers the perfect base from which to enjoy the stunning local landscape.

Tiger Mountain Lodge is situated 10km outside Pokhara in an incredible position overlooking the Annapurna range and the Pokhara Valley. The lodge is surrounded by natural gardens of fruit trees, shrubs and bamboo providing a haven for wildlife including over 275 species of butterflies.

There are only eighteen rooms here, making it a quiet and exclusive place to stay and perfect for relaxation after a trek. Every room is incredibly private and has its own veranda with spectacular views of either the valley or the Annapurnas. Rooms are elegantly decorated with Tibetan hand woven carpets and other local artifacts. Please note, WiFi is only available in the main lodge which allows guests to unwind and totally disconnect.

Both Nepali and Continental food is served in the main dining room and many of the ingredients are grown organically in the gardens of the property.

A range of massage treatments are available in the comfort of your own room. Personal yoga sessions and meditation training are also offered to totally relax and unwind. For those wanting to do nothing there is a spectacular infinity pool looking out to the mountains or for the more active there are plenty of local walks around the property as well as the opportunity to head down to Pokhara for some sightseeing. This area is also great for birdwatching and its wildlife.

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Accommodation

Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge offers eighteen rooms in stone bungalows which blend harmoniously into the natural surroundings. Rooms are furnished with either twin or king size beds and feature spacious verandas overlooking awe inspiring Himalaya. Built of hand-cut stone, the cottage rooms provide welcoming, understated seclusion with cool slate and parquet floors, rich Tibetan rugs, handmade wood furniture, and original artwork. Large windows and glass double doors maximize the glorious views of the amazing location.

Facilities

Facilities at the hotel include an infinity swimming pool, airy dining room, terraces for eating al fresco. The bar, seating areas and cosy fireplace are all centerd around a Nepalese courtyard. The lounge is fantastic with unique collection of Himalayan mountaineering literature and photographs belonging to the late Col. J.O.M. Roberts.

Activities

The hotel offers complimentary walking, birdwatching, butterfly watching and sightseeing. Activities at an additional charge include microlite flights to get a totally different perspective of the mountain landscape and spa therapies which can be enjoyed in the privacy of your own room.

Reviews

5

Julie Geyton (Staff)

Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge is set on the hilltop of Tiger Mountain and is a peaceful retreat to explore Pokhara or just enjoy the peaceful Nepalese countryside and relax and de stress from the hectic lifestyle we all lead.  Cottages are simple with stunning views and use eco friendly soaps made locally.  Service is with a smile and the staff make this property.

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Jack Mace (Staff)

A 25-minute flight from Kathmandu will transport you to the foothills of the Himalayas. One of the best places to enjoy this incredible mountain range is the Tiger Mountain Lodge, Pokhara. It's just 45 minutes from the airport and you find yourself being blessed with some of the best views money can buy. The resort is rustic and charming in nature and has bags of character. A lot of this charm comes from the staff, from the guest relations manager Jhalak, down to the cleaning staff, most of the employees have been at the lodge since it's opening in 1998. This gives it such a warm and welcoming atmosphere, like you are coming home! The Lodge acts as a fantastic base for all the amazing activities Pokhara has to offer. Be it hiking, biking, paragliding or fishing, it can all be arranged from there. If you are feeling energetic one day take on the 7-hour looping trek. You'll pass through bustling villages, encounter wildlife, see the meandering rivers below, have views onto the areas biggest lakes, look down on the vast Pokhara Valley, walk through paddy fields, all whilst having the most incredible backdrop of the Annapurna range. You'll also have a delicious packed lunch en route to keep the engine running! It's a fantastic stop for anyone who wants to see the real Nepal.

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Daniel Smith (Staff)

The Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge has some of the best views in Nepal. It is located on a ridge about 30 minutes from Pokhara, so best for those who don't really want to see the city. What I loved was watching the sunrise and seeing the whole range appear before me - quite exceptional.

Experiences

  • Bhimirepani Walk

    This is a village and farmland walk through communities of varied groups and castes.

  • Bhimrepani Walk

    Explore the local villages and farmland surrounding Pokhara on this leisurely 3 hour walk through the Nepalese countryside.

  • Cycling around Dhulikhel

    Take a leisurely 16km cycle ride from Dhulikhel. Start with a climb up to Namobuddha Temple before working your way through the forest past small villages and rice paddies to the town of Panauti before being driven back to Dhulikhel.

  • Gurung Village Walk

    Enjoy a scenic walk to a lovely local Gurung village, a four hour walk away from Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge, the starting point for this full day walk.

  • Helicopter Ride to Mustang & Annapurna Sanctuary

    Take a helicopter flight from Pokhara to the Kingdom of Mustang where you will stop to explore for a few hours (and possibly have an audience with the king), before flying to the Annapurna Sanctuary witnessing stunning views all around you.

  • Pokhara - Rafting the Seti River

    Rafting the Seti River in Nepal is one of the most rewarding experiences in this magical country. The Seti River creates an excellent link between trekking in the Annapurna Range and Pokhara with the wildlife reserve of Chitwan.

Vacation Ideas

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    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach
  • Classic Nepal

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    from $4000 pp 13 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach

Location & directions

Pokhara, Nepal

Situated on a spectacular hilltop ridge a thousand feet (305m) above the Pokhara Valley, it has panoramic mountain views of Machhapuchhare, and three of the world's 8,000m (> 26,000ft) Himalayan peaks, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu, in western Nepal.

How to get there

10-hour flight (with one change) to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, followed by a 1-hour domestic flight to Pokhara. Alternatively, it's a 4-hour drive to Pokhara.

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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge or take a look at our itineraries to Pokhara

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