3 Days

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • Available
  • English
  • Bus,Cab


Sarangkot is a small and beautiful village nestled above Pokhara city and beautifully surrounded by the stunning view of mountains. The place also has a viewpoint, a hill on the western side of the Pokhara valley with an altitude of 1600m. It is also the finest highlight of Pokhara and the must-visit place of Pokhara. This viewpoint is popularly known for the panoramic Himalayas view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu. However, the beautiful view of sunrise and sunset, along with the birds-eye view of Pokhara city is the major attraction of Sarangkot. Sarangkot is also a spot for several adventures in Pokhara. Zip lining, trekking, paragliding, and cycling are the major highlights of Sarangkot. It is one of the safe and secured paragliding in the world. Besides the viewpoint, you can also wander around the place and see many beautiful houses, meet local people, and enjoy their hospitality. 

Best time to visit Sarangkot– Even though the place is reachable throughout the year, it is better to choose a perfect season if you want to see the views. The best season for visiting Sarangkot is autumn (September-November). The spring season is also the 2nd best season to visit. During the monsoon season, there is heavy rainfall and the trails are muddy and slippery. It also gets difficult to hike, pedal, or also for paragliding. The winter season is extremely cold and foggy restricting all the views. So, it is best you visit in spring and the autumn season. These seasons have sunny and warm days. The days are very clear providing the best view of mountains, Pokhara city, and the crystal blue sky. 

Lodges in Sarangkot– If you decide to hike to Sarangkot, or unfortunately you miss the sunrise you really wanted to see, there is nothing to worry about. There are many lodges in Sarangkot which have the best facilities and offer you a night’s stay at a very appropriate price. You can rest there, eat, enjoy, explore the village, and see the mesmerizing sunrise the next morning and return back. 

Sarangkot is very easily reached from Pokhara city. From Kathmandu, you can take buses, mini-buses, or a jeep to Pokhara. It usually takes 5 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. Once you reach Pokhara city, you can take a taxi, cab, or even do cycling on your own to reach there. It is almost 30 minutes’ drive from Pokhara city. You can also hike from the city to Sarangkot.


  • Stunning view of Pokhara city, rivers, and lakes.
  • Legendary view of sunrise and sunset from the Sarangkot viewpoint
  • Explore the Sarangkot village
  • Beautiful view of snow-capped mountains like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.


• Arrive in Pokhara from Kathmandu by bus or jeep.
• Check into your chosen accommodation in Lakeside, the vibrant area of Pokhara.
• Relax and enjoy the lakeside atmosphere.
• Explore Lakeside's shops, cafes, and restaurants.
• Optional: Take a boat ride on Phewa Lake.

• Early morning: Drive or hike to Sarangkot for a breathtaking sunrise over the Annapurna Range.
• Breakfast with panoramic views in Sarangkot.
• Morning: Participate in adventure activities like paragliding or zip-lining in Sarangkot.
• Afternoon: Return to Lakeside and have lunch.
• Explore Devi's Fall and Gupteshwor Cave.
• Evening: Relax by the lake or enjoy the nightlife in Lakeside.

• Morning: Take a nature walk or short hike around Pokhara to enjoy the scenic beauty.
• Visit the International Mountain Museum to learn about the Himalayas.
• Afternoon: Explore the Tibetan refugee camp and the Peace Stupa.
• Evening: Depart from Pokhara to Kathmandu or your next destination


Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel Transportation (via car)
  • Admission Charges
  • Private Lodging
  • Car Commute
  • Meal Package (inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Expert Guide proficient in English
  • Taxes and Relevant Fees

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Charges
  • Gratuities and Tips
  • Personal Expenditures


What adventure activities are available in Sarangkot?

Sarangkot offers thrilling adventure activities, including paragliding and zip-lining. These activities provide a unique perspective of the Annapurna Range and Pokhara valley.

Can I visit Sarangkot in a day from Pokhara?

Yes, you can visit Sarangkot in a day. Start early to witness the sunrise, participate in adventure activities, and return to Pokhara by evening. However, staying overnight allows for a more relaxed experience.

What are the must-visit attractions in Pokhara?

Key attractions in Pokhara include Phewa Lake, Devi’s Fall, Gupteshwor Cave, the International Mountain Museum, the Peace Stupa, and Lakeside’s vibrant shops and restaurants.

Are there nature walks around Pokhara?

Yes, Pokhara offers various nature walks and short hikes. You can explore the surroundings, visit nearby villages, or take a peaceful walk around Phewa Lake.

What is the best time to visit Sarangkot?

The best times to visit Sarangkot are during the autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) seasons. These months offer clear skies and pleasant weather, providing the best views of the Himalayas.

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