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    Sarangkot Day Hiking

    Sarangkot Day Hiking

    • Destination
    • Durations
      1 days
    • Max. People
    • Areas of Walk
      Annapurna region beyond scenic Pokhara Valley Rim on North West hills.
    • People and Culture
      High Hills are populated with mix tribe of Annapurna Himalaya region of both Hindu and Buddhism religion. Gurung- Hindu Brahmin-Chettries, Magar of various cultures with farm life can be met.
    • Mode of transport
      Short drives both ways.
    • Duration of Hike
      From 3 hrs to 4 hrs.


    • Best for environmental education
    • The best option for children hiking and touring in Pokhara
    • Experience to witness the ethnic culture of the people in Pokhara
    • Amazing selections of a wide range of natural environments for photography
    • Scenic view of the most beautiful lakes in Pokhara
    • Panoramic view of mountains in the Annapurna Himalayan Range

    Sarangkot Day Hiking 1 days

    Sarangkot Day Hiking

    Sarangkot day hiking is almost a necessity for those looking for a good hiking day in Pokhara. The hilltop offers splendid views for the hikers, and the hiking experience isn’t as inconvenient either. Hiking is preferable not just to those with experience in hiking but also to those who just want a day off in nature. The green hills, farm villages, and properly tended terraces are the main attractions for hikers during their Sarangkot day hiking. Likewise, anyone looking to get a perfect view of mountains in the Annapurna Himalaya range will be impressed by this day hiking to Sarangkot. You can also see amazing lakes like Phewa and Begnas from the hilltop.

    If you visit Sarangkot during the golden hours of the day, you will be lucky enough to witness the beautiful sunset and sunrise from here. The hill is at a height of 1,460 meters. Dhaulagiri in the far west, the Annapurna range in the central north as well as Lamjung and Manaslu Himalaya in the east are reflected from the Annapurna Himalayan range. From the spectacular and wild mountain peaks to the calm lakes at the bottom, the Sarangkot hike is best for either of the sceneries. And you can also experience popular adventure sports like Para-Gliding and Zip Flyers. If you want to start or return from your Sarangkot day hiking, you need to keep in mind to stay near Phewa Lake for convenience and chances of getting the best views of sunrise and sunset from Sarangkot.

    • Day01

      Scenic short drive(15 mins approx.) to Pame(the starting point) and hike to Sarangkot Hill for 3-4 hrs and back . (Options you can either walk or drive to Sarankgot.)

      You can go to Sarangkot for day hiking within a day time. The hiking will not take you more than 3 to 4 hours and might stretch to 5 hours in case of any exceptional situations along the way. The day is likely to start from your hotel with a hearty breakfast. Make sure you fill yourself up with the right amount of food and water so that the rest of your hike goes soundly without you having to go hungry midway. Likewise, it is just as wise to carry along small snacks and water bottles in your backpack from the start. Your driver will pick you up and take you through a scenic drive of Pame. From here, you will be getting off at Sarangkot.

      One has the option to either hike to Sarangkot or directly take their private vehicle up to the location. Whatsoever, your day hiking starts from the bottommost part of Sarangkot. You will not be disappointed at the number of farmhouses in the villages on the way and terrace fields you will be coming through during your hike. The way up to the top of Sarangkot also serves you with beautiful scenarios of mountains and lakes. Basically, you will be learning why this hilltop is considered one of the most attractive sunset and sunrise viewpoints in Pokhara when you’re on your day hike.

      You will also be witnessing Mount Machhapucchre along with other mountains from the Annapurna Himalayan range. The calmness of the lakes and the mountainous view will provide you with nothing but serenity. Along with the beautiful view and an educational tour for your children, you will also be getting an opportunity to participate in adventure sports in Sarangkot. Paragliding and Zip liners are two of the most popular adventure sports here.

      After coming back from your hike, you can finally drive back to your hotel. You can then be guided to other major attractions in Pokhara that take less than a day time, like Bindhyabasini Temple and David Falls with Gupteshwor Mahadev cave.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Sarangkot Day Hiking

    • Sarangkot to Pokhara (Hiking ending point to Pokhara) by private vehicle.
    • A professional Hiking guide with his salary and his all expenses.
    • Lunch in Sarankot.

    What's Excluded in Sarangkot Day Hiking

    • Your personal expenses.
    • All kind of drinks.
    • Tips for guide.
    • Entry fee if required.

    Departure Dates & Price

    Select a departure month

    • Start Date19th Jul 2024
      End Date19th Jul 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date24th Jul 2024
      End Date24th Jul 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date29th Jul 2024
      End Date29th Jul 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date4th Aug 2024
      End Date4th Aug 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date9th Aug 2024
      End Date9th Aug 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date13th Aug 2024
      End Date13th Aug 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date19th Aug 2024
      End Date19th Aug 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date24th Aug 2024
      End Date24th Aug 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date29th Aug 2024
      End Date29th Aug 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date1st Sep 2024
      End Date1st Sep 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date3rd Sep 2024
      End Date3rd Sep 2024
      USD 55Per person
    • Start Date8th Sep 2024
      End Date8th Sep 2024
      USD 55Per person

    Essential Information

    Best time to go for Sarangkot Day Hiking

    Best time to go for Sarangkot Day Hiking

    Visiting Sarangkot does not require you to go there on a specific season. Hence, you can go there at any time preferred by you, or that your schedule allows. As Pokhara is located in the hills, there aren’t any risks of going through a certain extreme weather conditions during a certain season. Winters are cold, and summers are hot as well. However, both seasons are bearable and do not make you go through struggles in any way whatsoever.

    Sarangkot Day hiking is, however, better avoided during the monsoon seasons. Though a lot of people have been hiking here, even in the rainiest of seasons, rainy seasons often lead to slippery and muddy roads along the way. Rain never allows a hiker to be comfortable through his 3 to 4 hours of hike. Otherwise, any other dry season, with the right amount of clothes, can be perfect for a Sarangkot day hiking.

    What is and is not included in your Sarangkot Day Hiking Package?

    You will be getting a personal vehicle to take you through Sarangkot along with hiking professionals and guides, and a lunch at Sarangkot itself in your Sarangkot day hiking package.

    Likewise, you will not be getting your personal expenses of any sort, entry fees, and tips for guides and drivers covered in your day hiking package to Sarangkot.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How far is Sarangkot from Pokhara?

    Sarangkot is 11.3 km / 7 miles from Pokhara. And it usually takes around 30 minutes to drive to and fro.

    How tall is Sarangkot in feet?

    Sarangkot is 1786 meters, 5860 feet tall.

    How high is Sarangkot from sea level?

    Sarangkot is 1600 metres above sea level.

    What is the best time to visit Sarangkot?

    You can visit Sarangkot throughout the year. And the best time of the day would be in the morning when the morning fog is still there.

    Where to see the sunrise in Pokhara?

    Sarangkot in Pokhara is best for both sunrise and sunset.

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