Pokhara Sarangkot hiking

  • Duration07 Days Days
  • Max. Altitude0

This is a 1,600m high hill situated on the northern shore of Phewa lake. On the way to Sarangkot youll pass through Schima-Catonopsis forest and there is a lot of opportunity to watch birds. Its a 2 hour walk from Phewa lake. On reaching the hill, you can find good hotels and a tower on the top of the hill from where you can view the Pokhara Valley and also the wide range of Annapurna. You can also see Phewa Lake and its tributaries. Its advisable to stay a night there and watch the sunshine in the morning and sunset in the evening
An hour walk from Sarangkot will lead you to Kaskikot. Kaskikot is a historical place and the homeland of the Shah kings of Nepal. THe word kot means fortified palace from where the king ruled the area. There is a stone staircase leading you to the top at the altitude of 1,758m. There is a great celebration during the "Chaite Dashain" festival in April and "Bada Dashain" in October. From Kaskikot you can also reach Naudanda which literally means nine hills. Here you can meet the Pokhara - Baglung Highway and can observe entire Annapurna range in the north and Phewa lake in the South.

This breath taking view is from Sarangkot. This hill is famous for the panoramic view of the annapurna Himalayan range. Pokhara is beautiful but it still depends upon how we take and feel it, but to be sure Pokhara is gods gift and is rich in natural beauty in all the ways. Sarangkot is also famous for paragliding purposes. It has the birds eye view of the seti river, fewa lake, and the valley itself. This hill station is a 10 minute uphill drive from Aarchalbot. This route is also one of the short day trek route within the Pokhara valley. Tourist also hires horses for a trip uphill to the station. Local peoples have kept powerful binoculars for the viewing purpose of the valley and the mountains View of North part of Pokhara city from Sarangkot.
 

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Pilgrims Guest House.

Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.

Day 03:Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus transfer to Overnight hotel in Pokhara.

Day 04:Drive to Naudanda by car about 1hour and trek to Sarangkot walking through the Chhetri and Brahmins Villages.

Day 05:Wake up early in the morning to view the sunrise over the Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges including fishtail as well as other Soaring Mountain.

Day 06:Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus transfer to Pilgrims Guest House.

Day 07:Departure from Nepal as per time or extend your days in Nepal.

Cost Include

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Pilgrims Guest house in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Detail Itinerary

Day 02Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.Sightseeing on this day includes Pashupatinath,Boudhanath,Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square. Pilgrims Guest House.

Day 04Drive to Naudanda by car about 1hour and trek to Sarangkot walking through the Chhetri and Brahmins Villages. After walking 3 hours you will arrive at Sarangkot. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 05Wake up early in the morning to view the sunrise over the Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges including fishtail as well as other Soaring Mountain. After having a breakfast, trek down to Pokhara which will take you slowly two and half hours downhill through small forest and cultivated fields. Overnight hotel in Pokhara.