Visit the Devi's Falls in Pokhara
About Devi's Falls
Devi's Falls, also known as Patale Chango, is a waterfall located in the Pokhara city of Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal. The waterfall is formed by the Phusre Khola stream, which flows underground and emerges from the other side of the falls. The name "Devi's Falls" comes from a tragic incident in which a Swiss woman named Davi was swept away by the waterfall while swimming in the stream.
How to Get There
Devi's Falls is located about 2 kilometers south-west of the Pokhara airport, and can be easily reached by taxi or local bus. The approximate latitude and longitude of the falls are 28.2286° N, 83.9560° E.
What to Do
Visitors can view the waterfall from a viewing platform located near the entrance, or can take a short hike down to the base of the falls for a closer look. There are also several small shops and restaurants located near the entrance, selling souvenirs and snacks.
Tips for Visitors
- Wear comfortable shoes for the hike down to the base of the falls.
- Be careful when climbing on the rocks near the falls, as they can be slippery.
- Bring a raincoat or umbrella, as the spray from the falls can get you wet.
- Visit during the monsoon season (June-September) for the highest volume of water flowing over the falls.