• Sarangkot Hiking
  • Sarangkot Hiking

Sarangkot Day Hiking

Trip Overview

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.



Day 1: Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2: Day 02 : day Kathmandu sightseeing tour

Day 3: Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 4: Day 04 : Drive from Pokhara to Naudanda and Hiking to Sarangkot

Day 5: Day 05 : Sarangkot to Pokhara

Day 6: Day 06 : Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 7: Day 07 : Final departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264ft]. Transfer to hotel. Hotel overnight

Day 02 : day Kathmandu sightseeing tour

Kathmandu sightseeing tour around  Swyambhunath , Boudhanath,Pashupatinath and Patan. preparations for tour. Hotel overnight at Kathmandu

Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft] that takes 35 minutes. Hotel overnight

Day 04 : Drive from Pokhara to Naudanda and Hiking to Sarangkot

Drive from Pokhara to Naudanda [1,240m/4,068ft] and then further hike to Sarangkot that lets you penetrate through various Chhetri and Brahmin villages. Additionally, you can also enjoy magnificent views of some of the Nepalese Himalayas such as Annapurna, Himalchuli, Machapuchhre and Lamjung Himal. Hotel overnight at Sarangkot

Day 05 : Sarangkot to Pokhara

Enjoy the early sunrise view along with beautiful Himalayan range and then hike down to Pokhara. Hotel overnight

Day 06 : Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes 7 hours by tourist bus . Hotel overnight

Day 07 : Final departure

Final departure

Cost Details


  • Surface transportation by private car/van.
  • An experienced trekking guide
  • Lunch, dinner and breakfast during the day trek to Sarangkot
  • Governmental taxes and company charge
  •   Accomodation in Sarangkot


  • Pokhara Accomodation 
  • Tips to the guide and driver.
  • Any alcoholic beverages and mineral bottle water.
  • Personal expenses 

Quick Facts

Duration: 1 Night / 2 Days

Trip Grade: Easy

Destination: Nepal, Asia

Group Size: 1- 14 pax

Arrival On: Pokhara

Departure From: Pokhara

Meals: All meals in Sarangkot

Best Season: All round the year

Elevation: 827- 1600 m

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