Dhikur Pokhari, Nepal

By Mridula Dwivedi July 5, 2013 11 Comments , , , ,

Dhikur Pokhari is a small lake on the way from Pissang to Manang, on the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Dhikur means pigeon and Pokhahri means a small pond. So the name literally means a pond of pigeons.

Dhikur Pokhri, Nepal

Dhikur Pokhri, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal

While I didn’t see to many pigeons there were two ducks of some kind at a far distance on the pond. I did not go chasing them for a photo as my legs were already weary and Manang (our next stop) was a long way ahead. How do I know what the name means? My guide explained it to me. And once more I really miss not being able to see the high mountains as I went there in monsoon.

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11 thoughts on “Dhikur Pokhari, Nepal”

  1. Lake of Pigeons is much nicer than something names after a famous explorer. Love everything about this photo, but especially that I can see that peak in the distance as well as the lake close by.

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I am Mridula Dwivedi, I love to travel! I started my travel blog in 2005. I have been going places since! For more details do check out my media kit! In another life I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. I was a professor when I quit my job in 2015.

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