Sarangkot Naudanda hiking trail offers you the splendid Himalayan range and a scenic view of Pokhara City. The hike is best for the ones intending to experience short hike with family, friends or kids or having the time restraint for the longer treks. The hike can be started with the morning view of sunrise and continued hike to Naudanda but if you are not a morning person, we can start the hike post breakfast through Sarangkot reaching Naudanda. The hike can be pleasurably extended for two days staying overnight at Naudanda on the first day.
Sarangkot (1600m) is a must-go lace if you are in Pokhara. Widely famous for Sunrise (which is highly recommended) and paragliding start-off spot, Sarangkot offers you the panoramic mountain view of Manaslu (8156m), Annapurna II (7937m) and Dhawalagiri (8167m) , Mt. Fishtail (6997m). Most of the travelers prefer to visit here at dawn to see the first rays of sun touching the mountain peaks offering the nature in its best form.
Day 1 :Pokhara Pame Sarangkot Hiking
Post breakfast, our guide will come to pick you up at your hotel in Pokhara. After giving the brief overview of the hiking and the trail, we start off our two days Sarangkot Naudanda hike. Pame is 15 minutes drive from Lakeside also being the start-off point for our hike. Our hiking starts from Pame to Sarangkot. This route normally takes 4 hours to reach Sarangkot. Pame to Sarangkot hiking trial goes through the typical Nepali village. These villages are so near by touristic city Pokhara but still they are untouched by modernization. Sarangkot is beautiful view point which is very famous for panoramic view of Annapurna mountain and Pokhara city located on the bank of fewa lake. Over night at Sarangkot.
Day 2: Sarangkot Naudanda Hike - Drive back Pokhara
Wake up before sunrise and come out from guest house for beautiful sunrise. After sunrise and breakfast in Sarankot we will start our hiking to Naudanda. The trail presents Kaski kot, a ruined ancient fort. (Kot meaning fort). Before unification of Nepal, Kaski was one of the kingdom so ruins of old palace can still be seen in Kaskikot. Besides local culture and importance historical landmarks, the trail provides the majestic natural scenes. Reaching Naundanda, we explore the scenic countryside and sightseeing the small city to spend. We head to Pokhara city on private car. Pokhara is 32 kilometers downhill and shouldn’t take more than 45 minutes in car.