Kristi Village lies at the southern part of the Kaski and it is only 5 km southeast of Pokhara. This place is also known as Kristi Nachnechaur which has a range of attractions for visitors. It’s neighboring VDC (village development committee) is Nirmal Pokhari, which is another beautiful tourist destination. Kristi’s location and climate means there is an abundance of natural vegetation and greenery amid the forests and farms.
With overlooks to bustling Pokhara and stupa to visit, Kristi also offers views of the Annapurna Range, especially the sacred Mount Machhapuchchhre (Fishtail) at 6,993 m, Dhalugiri (8,167 m) and Annapurna (8,091 m). These views are most likely the best from the Kristi View Point along the orange garden of Pokhara. In Kristi Village Mountain biking is another activity that travelers enjoy.
On their way to Kristi travellers may want to visit the impressive Davis Falls and unique Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave. Crossing the Furse Khola River, visitors may want to stay a while on its sandy banks and enjoy the relaxing sounds, sights and smells of the river. Travelers can find lodges, hotels and home-stays. Kristi Nachnechaur’s proximity to Pokhara means conveniences of the city are accessible if desired.
People of Kristi Village are involved in agriculture. It is known for oranges production. You can by fresh organic oranges at the firm or at the nearby Pokhara markets. People in this village are a mixture of religions. Here you’ll find Hindu, Buddhist, Christians and Muslims.
How to get there?
You can reach here easily by road transport. Buses, taxis are available from Pokhara. Alternatively, visitors may choose to walk, as Kristi is only 5 kilometers from the main city.