Markhu Resort - Hotels in Markhu


A small town on the northwestern shores of Indra Sarovar, Markhu is also a great hiking spot in the loop. Markhu is approximately 30 minutes drive to Kulekhani Dam and 7 kilometers from Kulekhani Dam. Above the Kulekhani Dam is a small village where Newars, Tamang, Magars, Bahuns, and other people of different castes live together.

After the Kulekhani Dam, Markhu is the first proper settlement we can find after the loop trip. This is also the first place where we can find a hotel and lodge for the night.

Markhu offers boating as another major attraction. A half-hour boat ride costs Rs. 150 per person and the rate increases with additional hours on the boat.

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Hotels in Markhu

Hotels in Markhu
Hotels in Markhu

Markhu has a number of hotels, but the Lakeside Simlang Hotel is one of the better ones to stay at. In addition to its mid-sized swimming pool, many of the hotel’s rooms have balconies that overlook the reservoir and surrounding hills. The price is Rs 2,300 per person for three meals and snacks.

Markhu Resort

Markhu Resort
Markhu Resort

This Resort is one of the best resorts of Markhu. Markhu Resort is famous for its service, Location, Morning View of Lake, and Suitability of Location as it is near the way to Pokhara from Kathmandu.

Markhu Resort Price

Markhu Resort Price varies depending upon your requirements. There are several accommodation and fooding variations that can be chosen. Based on the chosen Markhu Resort Room, and Fooding Species, Cost can be estimated.

For the Proper Price estimation, or Quote, You can give us a call at +977-9863655576.

Best Time to Visit Markhu Village

Markhu can be visited throughout the year. In Short Words, The Weather of Markhu never becomes harsh to visitor because of the fact that, Temperature of this places doesn’t go below 0 Degree Celsius and above 50 Degree Celsius.

Major Attractions

Indra Sarobar (Artificial Lake) – Kulekhani Dam

The main attraction of Markhu is Nepal Largest manmade lake- Indra Sarobar. Indra Sarobar is the nearest lake from Kathmandu Valley. The size of the lake is 7 kilometers that you will not believe that it is a manmade lake. Kulekhani Dam created this lake. It lies at the deep gorge between Kulekhani Village development committee and Markhu.  You will be amazed after seeing the beauty of Indra Sarobar Lake.

Indra Sarovar - Artificial Lake of Nepal
Indra Sarovar – Artificial Lake of Nepal

A lake like this cannot be described in words. You may have seen various lakes in movies and wished you could visit them once in your life. Now is the time to experience a lake like that one for yourself. One of the most beautiful lakes in Nepal is the reflection of the sun light on its water during sunrise and sunset. In general, it is the most beautiful lake in Nepal.

Boating in Indra Sarobar

There are many things to do in Indra Sarobar, including boating. The view from outside and inside the lake are both stunning. Only a small part of the lake can be accessed by boat. For Nepalese, boating is priced at NRP 110 and for foreigners, about NRP 500 (I’m not sure about foreigners’ rates).

A life jacket will be provided to each participant (at no additional charge). Boating takes about 30 minutes. If you wish to explore the whole lake, you can hire a boat for an additional fee.

Taste Special Local Fish

In addition to its delicious fish, tourists can also enjoy lake views and boating along with the delicious fish. This area is famous for its fish, so many people come here just to taste the fish.


The lake is 7 kilometers long, so enjoying only one part may not satisfy you. Hiking is another way for you to explore as much of it as you can. Hiking is another way for you to experience the beauty of the lake and discover the charm of nature.


Day 1:Kathmandu to Markhu

It is possible to see the beautiful mountain ranges of Mt. Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Mt. Everest, API, etc., if the weather and climate are favorable on that day. One of the largest artificial dams in the world is located here. You can visit this region while traveling from Chandragiri.

You can stay in beautiful hotels in markhu, enjoy the local foods and rural life in this village, and enjoy the hydroelectricity produced by this dam. The lake is called Indrasarobar, and boating is very common and cheap here, so anyone can enjoy boating. 

Day 2:Drive back to Kathmandu 

During our hike in Chitlang, we enjoy stops at historical monuments like Pauwa, Saat Dhara (seven water faucets), Shivalaya, and some other archaeological monuments as we relax before starting our hike.

A 1.5-hour hike brought us to Kulekhani. After lunch, we drove back to Kathmandu. We passed Dakshinkali Temple (a Hindu goddess temple) and a Buddhist monastery in Pharping.

Markhu Resort Tour Package Price

For the Tour of Markhu from Kathmandu, It costs an Individual Rs. 4,500 per person if you opt to travel by Jeep while, It costs you Rs. 1,000 less if you opt to travel by bus. I.e. Rs. 3,500 per person.

Also, During the Off-Season, There are only few internal and external tourists. So, There should be a Group to subscribe to this Markhu Resort Package Price. For other general information, you can give us a call anytime at +977-9863655576. 

Markhu Tour Package Includes 

  • Chitlang hotels accommodation 
  • Fees associated with boating 
  • Professional Guide with experience.
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing.
  • A first aid kit

Markhi Tour Package Excludes

  • Costs associated with personal expenses 
  • Bills for beverages 
  • Fares for international visas 
  • Strike expenses, overnight expenses, and other expenses over and above the trip
  • Driver, porter, and guide tips
  • Hotel check-outs after midnight

Things to Do in Markhu Village

  • A hike to Tamang Village will provide you with a better view of the whole Markhu village as well as the lake (Top of Markhu)
  • Kulekhani’s Indra Sarovar Lake is a great place to boat
  • A visit to Bheda Farm is recommended 
  • The best local food with fish at Chitlang Organic Resort 
  • Explore Chandragiri
  • Mountain views with snow-capped peaks and green hills 

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