A lake which Which has a hidden beauty with warm welcomes named lake Rupa is a freshwater lake located in the south-east of pokhara valley at lekhnath municipality.It is the beautiful and magical lakes of pokhara. It is at an altitude of 600 m covering area about 1.35km^2 with depth of 3m-6m. The main inflow of water is from Talbesi stream, whereas Dhovan khola is the feeder stream with its outlet Tal khola at Sistani ghat.
A a number of floral and fauna species are found here.A total of 36 species of waterbirds have been recorded in the lake which represents about 19 percent of the total 193 wetland-dependent birds found in Nepal.Beside this Rupa lake is the second main tourism attraction after Begnas lake outside the pokhara city. It provides enough space for boating experiences for national and international visitors. Cage culture as well as pen culture have been practiced in Rupa lake for fish farming. Farmers in the Kaski district of Nepal have formed the Rupa Lake Rehabilitation and Fisheries Cooperatives Limited to help protect the watershed. There are many hotels and resorts around the lake area.
The beauty of Rupa cant be forgettable.The scenario of beautiful green hills with Gurung community invites the lover of Rupa.