TMM Nepal is a custom holiday package development platform. Add all items you are interested in the cart by clicking 'Add to Cart' and submit. We will get back to you with a customized holiday package quotation consisting of just the things you are interested in.
- Phewa Lake, Phewa Tal or Fewa Lake is a freshwater lake in Nepal formerly called Baidam Tal located in the south of the Pokhara Valley.
- The lake is stream-fed but a dam regulates the water reserves, therefore, the lake is classified as semi-natural freshwater lake.
- It is the second largest lake in Nepal; the largest in Gandaki Pradesh after the Rara lake in the comparison to Nepal's water bodies.
- It is the most popular and most visited lake of Nepal.
- It is the only lake in Nepal to have a templeTal Barahi Temple at the central part of lake.
- Phewa 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.
- The lake is also famous for the reflection of mount Machhapuchhre and other mountain peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges on its surface.
- The Tal Barahi Temple is situated on an island in the lake.