Rudra Lake (Gaja Pond)

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    Longitude: 82°52’47’’-83°40’38’’
    Latitude: 28°04’38’’-28°38’06’’

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    Maximum: 21.°c
    Minimum: 5°c

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    1673.2 mm

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    Sub-tropical, Temperate, Sub-Alpine

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    Hotel, Lodge, Resort and Community Home Stay

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    Dance-Lakhe, Maruni, Ghatu, Hanuman, Jogi, Ropai, Katuwal, Putali, Ghantakarna, Sisno, Khesnae, Bagh (Tiger), Mayur (peacock), Jhakri, Adi, Sorathi, Salejo, Kheli, Thado Bhaka, Cultural and religious fairs

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    Pokhara to Jomsom: 72 km by Bus

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    Health Service

    Hospital, Health Post, Ayurvedic Centers, Clinic

Located approximately 2500 m above sea level, Rudra lake is a fresh water lake. The water is always fresh, No leaf is left on the surface of the water. There is a temple dedicated to Siddha Baraha and a community managed homestay has recently been opened inside Gaja forest. Deer, Wild Boar, Common Leopards, Peacocks and the Himalayan Monal (Danphe bird) are found in this area.

The Damek area which is 5 km south from this site is another interesting place to visit. Gaja pond area is a strategic tourism location and it connects many tourism sites of Baglung, Gulmi and Myagdi districts. In the northern side of Gaja Dhuri, there is another strategic location named as Beldhunga, a common tourism destination of Baglung and Myagdi, and the range from Gaja daha-Thamaneta-Ghodabadhe- Rijalchowk-Latekhoriya-Phaparkhet-Okhale Beldhunga is among the best trekking routes of Baglung district.