Boat is a common form of transportation in the lowland of Terai in Nepal where monsoon and floods are very common. This common form of transportation used by local can give the traveler a memorable experience. Floating on a small dugout canoe on the river Rapti of Royal Chitwan National Park or a comfortable boat on Fewa lake of Pokhara, both have it's own style of pleasure.

Leisure boating can be done in various locations. Pokhara with many lakes is the most famous spot for boating activities. The city with famous lakes Phewa, Begnas and Rupa, provides enough space for boating experiences. Pokhara, set in a lush topical alley, with a backdrop of the Annapurna range not 25 kilometers away. Phewa Lake is Pokhara’s prime attraction for photographers, boaters and shore side strollers. Spend an hour or a day rowing (or being rowed by one of the local boats men) through out the many inlets, with a visit to the Varahi island temple. Fishing and swimming are also possible. From time to time, windsurfing boards air available on hire from one of the lakeside hotels or vendors. By afternoon, winds usually raise enough to fill a sail.

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