Sarangkot Day Hiking
Sarangkot Day Hiking takes you all the way to a delightful hill station above the valley of Pokhara. This hiking trip is best for doing it with family and friends. Sparing at least a few days of time could turn the most beautiful relationships in your life the closest ones. We help you with making it. This short hike of a day or two starts from a focal point in Pokhara. The trip is popular for offering close panoramic views of mountains lying in the Annapurna Himalaya Region. As a conclusion, it’s a double shot day tour.
Very popular for offering some of the most reputed glorious mountain peaks of Nepal, Sarangkot lies 1,700m/5,577ft above the sea level. As mentioned above, it offers views of mountain peaks such as Annapurna [8,091m/ 26,545ft], Manaslu [8,165m/ 26,781ft], Ganesh Himal [7,446m/ 24,422ft], Dhaulagiri [8,167m/ 26,795ft], Machapuchhre and 25 others over 6000 metres in height.
Sarangkot is also popular for stunning sunrise in combination with alluring mountain peaks. It also offers amazing view of entire Pokhara valley and serene Phewa lake. Popular adventure activity in Nepal, Paragliding, takes off from Sarangkot.
We begin Sarangkot Day hiking after our breakfast from Focal Point in Pokhara. The trail takes us all the way up till we get Sarangkot. The tranquil Phewa lake and beautiful Pokhara valley are mesmerizing in our sight while hiking up to Sarangkot. It is around 3 hours hiking from Pokhara to Sarangkot.
Highlights of Sarangkot Day Hiking
- Best way of exercising and preparation of longer trekking in the mountain by hiking for 3 hours to the top of the Sarangkot hill station
- Interested can experience Paragliding
- Magnificent view of Pokhara and Phewa Lake
- Stunning mountain peaks and sunrise
- Some beautiful insights of country life style
Getting to the trailhead and Away
We can take a taxi or private car to Focal Point Pokhara which is by the Phewa Lake. It is 15-20 minutes drive from Lakeside Pokhara. Or optionally, we can walk by the edge of Phewa lake for 30 minutes.
For the return, we drive from Sarangkot to Pokhara all the way down. Or optionally, we can hike down to Pokhara too. Or, interested can do Paragliding and fly down to the edge of the Phewa Lake.
Pokhara Lakeside- Sarangkot- Pokhara
We begin this Sarangkot Day hiking after breakfast. We walk via lush forest and picturesque landscapes. The more we ascend, the more the Phewa Lake and Pokhara city will be spectacular. Arrive at Sarangkot, go the apex of Sarangkot hill and witness majestic Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. If you are interested, you can also do paragliding. Have lunch at Sarangkot and walk down to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Duration: 1 Day
Trip Grade: Easy
Destination: Nepal, Asia
Group Size: 1- 14 pax
Arrival On: Pokhara
Departure From: Pokhara
Best Season: All round the year
Elevation: 827- 1600 m