Davi's fall

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Davi’s fall

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Location: Pokhara, Nepal

District: Kaski

Type: Plunge

Number of Dropes: One

Coordinates: 28.19° N 83.96° E

The Devi’ fall is a waterfall. It is located at Pokhara in Kaski District of Nepal. The water forms from underground tunnel. The tunnel is approximately one hundred fifty meter long and run thirty meter below ground level. Its Nepali name is Patale Chango. The water passes through a cave called Cave Beneath the ground. The Phewa lake dam is the water source. The name Davi’s fall named after the event. Once, on 31 july 1961, a Swiss couple Davi went swimming but the woman drowned in a pit because of overflow. With a great effort, her dead body was recovered three days later in river Phusre. Her father wished to name it Davi’s falls after her name.

Davi’s fall is located along the Siddhartha highway. It’s reachable from dam side in pokhara. Many Tourists visit the place for enjoyment. Davis fall is an attraction for Tourist and locals. Thousands of Nepali visit for recreation. The water directly goes into a deep and narrow canal with no ends. The water fall marks the point where the Pardi Khola stream vanishes underground. When the stream is at full bore after monsoon rains, the sound of the water plunging over the falls is deatening. There is the luck pond constructed. The visitors can try their luck on the luck pond by throwing and placing the coin on the statue of god. One can also find a model of traditional dresses. The place is beautiful and attracts many of the Tourist and locals as well.

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