Hotel Shangrila Pokhara
Dr. Toni Hagen and contribution to Nepal
Dr. Hagen was the first foreigner to trek throughout Nepal during geological and geographic survey work and mapping on behalf of the United Nations. He clocked over 14,000 km walking several times across Nepal.
(Source: Toni Hagen, Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toni_Hagen ).
During his long venture in Pokhara, he took the first ever photograph of the Annapurna Range and it happens to be the same spot where we have situated our Shangri~La Village Resort, Pokhara.
Shangri-La Village Resort, Pokhara
Located at the very spot from where Swiss Geologist Dr. Toni Hagen took the first and famous photograph of the Annapurna Mountain Range, in the year 1996 we started our Shangri~La Village Resort located at Gharipatan, within the valley of Pokhara.
Sitting beneath magnificent snow peaks, Shangri~La Village Resort, Pokhara boasts an outdoor swimming pool with beautiful Himalayan views. Centrally located in Pokhara, Nepal, it is merely 5 minutes' drive from Pokhara Airport and a 7-minute drive from Phewa Lake.
Guests can enjoy international dishes prepared by the Chef and his team at Caravanserai restaurant in an elegant yet casual atmosphere. The Spice Route is an excellent choice for those looking to tease their taste buds with Eastern flavors. After a hearty meal, one can have a cocktail at Trails End Bar, with its cozy ambiance and a pool table as an accompaniment.
At Shangri~La Village Resort, it is an oasis of serenity for one to relax and rejuvenate the body, it is truly a restorative escape ~ Truly a Sanctuary.