Kamalpokhari Lake is located in ward number 13 of Pokhara metropolitan city. The lake is situated around 5 minutes riding bicycle towards Eastern side from Buddha Gumba. The total catchment area and water bodies cover 1.2 and 0.02 square kilometres respectively. The wetland-dependent communities around the area is the Jalahari community such as Majhi, Bote, Darai, and Podey. The Bans Khola is the major inlet of Kamalpokhari at Baralthar and Machaurigau. An outlet canal from this Pokhari drains to Khau Khola. The area is dedicated to the Kalinag consists of a snake statue in the middle part of the lake and has small temples in the west with several statues of gods and goddess i.e. Radhakrishna, Ganesh, Bishwokarma, Naag.

It is considered a famous site for religious pilgrimage for the people of the area during “Nagpanchami”. We can see lotus species during its blooming period that seems to be the most attractive part of the lake which is the reason for the lake to be named as Kamalpokhari. During Nagpanchami, pilgrims believed that worshiping the Kalinag after bathing in Pokhari and returning home with a leaf of the lotus plant to place near Naagdevta’s portrait satisfied the pilgrims’ inner desires. The Pokhari (Pond) consists of various fish species such as Maaur, Tilapia, Bam, Bhoti and Fageta. The plants found in this area includes Acmella paniculata, Ageratum conyzoides, Nasturtium officinale, Stellaria media, Commelina paludosa, Cyperus platystylis, Colebrookea oppositifolia, Reinwardtia indica, Torenia asiatica, Sida acuta, Sida rhombifolia, Ludwigia hyssopifolia, Oxalis latifolia, Limnophila chinesis, Persicaria perfoliata, Polygonum plebejum, Solanum virginianum etc.