KATHMANDU & POKHRA Tour: Pokhara Valley is the second-largest valley in the hilly region of Nepal. It lies in the western part of the Nepal. The cities of Pokhara and Lekhnath are in the valley. It is located in the Gandaki zone, 203 kilometres (126 mi) west of Kathmandu Valley. The city of Pokhara is one of the major cities of Nepal, and like Kathmandu Valley, is extremely vulnerable to earthquakes due to its clay soil and liquefaction potential.