Overview

Pokhara is the gateway to some of the standout trekking destinations in Nepal, including the Annapurna region. For anyone who cannot participate in long trekking trips to explore the beauty of Pokhara Sarangkot hiking is one of the best options. Sarangkot lies to the west of Pokhara. The Sarangkot Hike takes you through lush forest to the hill station for an amazing view of Pokhara Valley and Annapurna Mountain Range.

The trip starts from Lakeside with a short drive to the trailhead for the hike. Beginning the hike through a trail enveloped by forests, you ascend along beautiful sceneries. The hike also introduces a few traditional villages as you head towards the top. Sarangkot is about 11 kilometers away from Lakeside and will take you about 2 to 3 hours of uphill hiking to reach Sarangkot. It is settled on a hill which lies on north of the great Phewa Lake. The hill is popularly known for offering the most amazing view of sunrise and sunset over the beautiful reaches of different snowcapped giants like Mt. Annapurna (8091m), Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Annapurna South (7219m). Also, one gets to witness the lifestyle of locals and spectacular 360 degree view over, terrace of rice fields, Phewa Lake and the beautiful Pokhara city. It is one of the easiest, shortest and amazing hike trips from Pokhara. With the maximum altitude of around 1600 meters Sarangkot hill is a perfect hike destination for those who are short on time and are not well experienced/ aware about long trek trips (specially for children, old-aged people and the whole family). The Sarangkot Hiking can be done throughout the year; however, spring and autumn seasons guarantee beautiful trails and pleasant views.

Eternal Himalaya has been one of the marquee names in the Nepali tourism industry. We cater your needs for safe and comfortable travel journeys. Moreover, we have a number of trips which are easily available at a reasonable price.

Highlights

  • Witness spectacular view along the hike
  • Amazing sunset view over the Annapurna Mountain Range from the Sarangkot viewpoint
  • Hike through trail filled with a diverse array of flora and fauna

Itinerary

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Day 1:Sarangkot Hiking

The journey starts from the Lakeside of Pokhara. First of all you will be offered breakfast at the hotel of your choice. Then, a private transportation will take you to the starting point of the hike where a local guide will be waiting for you. It will take around 3-4 hours for you to reach the marked destination (i.e. Sarangkot hill top). After enjoying the beautiful sunset view over the picturesque of different mountain ranges, you will then spend your night at a teahouse. In early morning, after having your breakfast and enjoying the majestic views, a private vehicle will again drive you back to Pokhara lakeside.

    Cost Details

    Private transportation to day hike starting and ending to Kathmandu

    lunch during the hike

    English Speaking tour guide

    Heritage entrance fees

    Any personal expenses