Sarangkot Hiking is a pleasant 6-hour day trip located north of the Pokhara, starting on the north side of Phewa Lake after a short drive from the city. The journey starts with an altitude of 830 m with the uphill and end at 1592 m above the sea. It is a good exercise with the spectacular views of Phewa Lake, terraced field, green hill, snow-capped mountain and Pokhara city. Pass through the villages, with a fresh air and enjoy an activity of the Paragliding and Ultra Light Aircraft tackling with an eagle over the sky.
Sarangkot Hiking offers to observe close up views of the Himalayas, including Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Fishtail (6993 m), Manaslu (8163 m) and Pokhara Valley. Sarangkot is a former fort. There are few lodges to sleep overnight. Sunrise and sunset views are beautiful. The ridge is windy with the views of Tibetan Village in Hemja and the Seti River Valley. There are an army post and the view tower with a small entrance. This is also a trekking ending point after the Annapurna Base camp or Dhampus. Climb downhill to Pokhara in 2 hours or ride a car to the hotel in 25 minutes.