Sarangkot (in Nepali : सराङकोट) (an altitude of 1600 m.) is the most famous traveler destination out of where the tourists can enjoy the fantastic view of the Pokhara Valley and the magnificent view of the hills such as Annapurna Massif, Fishtail Mountain, Dhaulagiri variety, and Manaslu. Sarangkot is just 5 km out of Lake Side out of Pokhara and greatest view point at 1600 m high for Sunrise and Sunset view across the snowy peaks. Sarangkot can be reached easily by fifteen minutes by a car trip to the top out of Pokhara and then ten minutes hike until the main view point. On the route that the village overlooks its own lake on the north western outskirts of town and town of Pokhara.
If you are going to trekking in the ABC(Annnapurna Bace Camp) then view Sarangkot first, it’s somehow better to look at where you are going than where you’ve just come from. From Sarangkot your horizon includes four (4) of the eight (8) tallest mountains on Earth, plus many more peaks.
- Mt Dhawalagiri (8167 meters).
- Mt Annapurna I (8091 meters)
- Mt Annapurna II (7939 meters)
- Mt Annapurna III (7555 meters)
Get there early to see Sunrise. Sarangkot can be cold and windy, so take a wing cheater if you have.
Sarangkot is the best place for Paragliding in Pokhara. This trip offers you the opportunity to experience short fly and cross country fly. This trip will lead you across some of the best scenery in the world, as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites and float across villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, with an excellent view of the majestic Himalaya. Based on that the weather conditions we fly as far as we may and aim to come back to Pokhara same afternoon.
While on flight, one can see the glory of Annapurna range and gorgeous landscape around Pokhara valley, Fishtail, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna Himal, Himchuli, Fewa Lake, Rice field, Rivers and resolutions.