Sarangkot Hiking is one of the most popular one-day hiking in Pokhara. Pokhara is the Tourist Capital because of its unique natural gifts. The close Himalayas and green forest with beautiful lakes make Pokhara City a paradise for trekkers and hikers. The Green Hills around the Pokhara not only offer you the sunrise and sunset but also creates the best hiking trail. Sarangkot is the most popular viewpoint for sunrise as well Himalayas Peaks of Annapurna Range. Undoubtedly the gloomy sunrise and sunset views make this Sarangkot Hill the popular viewpoint.
Sarangkot Hiking Offers Best Mountain View in Pokhara
Hiking Sarangkot in the second largest town in Nepal is one of the popular one-day activities. Standing over 1,600 meters above sea level obviously offers wide views of the Himalayas. Over 20 Peaks from 2 Himalayas ranges of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu are visible from the viewpoint. Among them, the most iconic peak Mt. Fishtail also known as the virgin peak of 6,997 m. is a major attraction. 3 eight thousanders Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, Manaslu, and Annapurna 8,091 m make this Sarang Kot hiking the best one-day hike in Pokhara. Furthermore, peaks like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna, Himchule, Tukuche, Dhaulagiri II, Lamjung Himal, Fung comes in the list of peaks seen from Sarangkot.
Not limited to the Himalayas Views. The wide valley spreading at the bottom of Sarangkot Hill, the Green forest and hills below the white high Himalayas, Blue sky and Lakes, Traditional village with modern luxury facilities make this Sarangkot Hiking a Best One Day Hiking in Pokhara.
Sarangkot Hiking Also for Sunrise and Sunset
Sarangkot is a popular spot to experience the golden sunrise and sunset. Trekking Trail Nepal suggests you to do sunrise instead of sunset because your patience may not be fruitful because of clouds created by the micro-climate of Pokhara. Sarangkot is widely known as an iconic viewpoint for sunrise, with majesty Himalayas and valley with lakes. Experiencing the first rays of sunshine with Shangrila with the Himalayas pristine lake valley with the traditional lifestyle around Sarangkot rejuvenate your One Day Hiking in Pokhara.
One Day Sarangkot Hiking Itinerary and Details:
7:30 AM Pick Up from your Hotel and drive about 15 Minutes to the Kaharaya Area.
7:45 AM We will start to hike up towards the Hilltop of Saragkot. This steep hike to the top of Sarangkot might take 2-3 hours. After we start our hike we will be close to our viewpoint but far from Lake and lakeside.
This part is mostly filled with traditional houses, can experience the rural lifestyle. We suggest you enjoy more than concentrate and feel the uphill above you.
10-11 AM We will reach the top of Sarangkot Hill Top. We enjoy lunch with views of Bhiyangang Restaurant.
This time is not only for Lunch, But to view the Himalayas, and the green wide valley to the North, East, and South. You will see the many peaks of the Annapurna Himalayan Range and Dhaulagiri Range. 8,167 m high Dhaulagiri I, is the highest peak you will see from Sarangkot Hiking. The other peaks are Annapurna I, II, and III, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Nilgiri, Gangapurna, Himal Chuli, and Lamjung Peak with iconic Fishtail Mountains making your day. The views are not only limited to these. The deep valley with green forest, cultivated lands, hanging traditional houses as well spreading town with lakes and hills below you adds more features to the views from Sarangkot
12:15 PM After this break on the top of Sarangkot top, we will start to hike down towards the Pokhara, But we follow another trail. We follow the eastern ridge towards the BindaBasani Temple and Lovely Hill. This Sarangkot Hiking Trail gives the circuit experience even in your one-day hiking around Pokhara.
15:15 PM After hiking for around 2 to 3 hours we will reach the town of Pokhara, near Bindabashaini Temple. This is one of the powerful temples of the Hindu Goddess Durga. Is you interested, we will visit the temple and we start a taxi ride to back to your Hotel.
16:00 We will drop you to your Hotel. End of Sarangkot Hiking with best wishes.
Sarangkot Hiking Note:
- If your hotel is not around Pokhara City, Lake Side, or Near our Sarangkot Hiking Starting Point, Pick Up Time might be early.
- The timetable mentioned in Sarangkot One Day Hiking in Pokhara is just for understanding.
- The time mentioned and calculation used as normal walking speed.
We also offer Easy Short Sarangkot Dhampus Trekking.
Trekking Trail Nepal will customize this Day Sarangkot Hiking to your need and interest. Just let us know your needs for different Sarangkot Hiking, A Best One Day Hiking in Pokhara.