Sarangkot Day Hiking is a short walk on the nearby hills within scenic Pokhara city and the valley. Where Pokhara is located on verdant valley surrounded by rolling green hills dotted with lovely farm villages and well tended terraces. Along with these fabulous views, Annapurna Himalaya range mountains and its beautiful lakes Phewa and Begnas are things to see from hill top.
The Sarangkot Hill top at above 1,460 meters high is an excellent view point for both sunrise and sunsets. These reflects on chain of Himalayan peaks from Dhaulagiri in the far west with Annapurna range in the central north with Lamjung and Manaslu Himalaya in the east directions.
This Day Hiking around Pokhara offers superb views of Pokhara valley and its calm Phewa Lake. At the same time, this scenic hill also famous for adventure sports like Para-Gliding and Zip Flyer. All of these starts from this famous and popular view point hill of Sarangkot.
On this hike either drive back to Pokhara or stay for overnight stop in lodge nearby Phewa Lake. So that early morning you can catch sunrise views over array of mountains.
Best Seasons: Nearly all months of the year except wet months from mid June to mid September.
March to May is best time for Sarangkot day hike due to clear views of mountains till afternoon. Another best time to see clear views of peaks is October to December. Short sunlight days can be cold in the morning and night time depending upon altitude.