Kristi Village lies in 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. Its neighboring VDC (village development committee) is Nirmal Pokhari, which is another beautiful tourist destination. Kristi’s location and climate mean 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, travelers may want to visit the impressive Davis Falls and the 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 homestays. Kristi Nachnechaur’s proximity to Pokhara means the conveniences of the city are accessible if desired.
The people of Kristi Village are involved in agriculture. It is known for orange production. You can buy fresh organic oranges at the firm or nearby Pokhara markets. People in this village are a mixture of religions. Here you’ll find Hindus, Buddhists, Christians and Muslims.
How to get there?
You can reach here easily by road transport. Buses and taxis are available from Pokhara. Alternatively, visitors may choose to walk, as Kristi is only 5 kilometers from the main city.