Sarangkot is mainly known for its beautiful panoramic views of Mountains and the amazing view of sunrise and senset. It is situated 5 km away from the lake side and lies at an elevation of 1592 meter (5223 ft.). The place is famous for jumping point for the adventure paragliding. Sarangkot Hiking offers dramatic views of Pokhara city and taste of culture of local habitats.
Sarangkot is situated on the hillside of Pokhara & is mostly famous for offering beautiful view of sunset and sunrise. Beside that we can get great view of mountains like Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Starting day off with rays of sun in the morning and welcoming the night with the birds returning to their nest is truly heartwarming.
We head to Saarangkot through the main tourist area, Pokhara. Sky paragliding and zip flyer can be done during the tour. We also tour around Sarangkot and see their culture closely. This is great day tour to explore the Himalayas and learn culture.
1. How difficult is hike to Sarangkot Hill and how can we prepare?
Hike to Sarangkot is an easy trek as compared to others. And our company also provides well skilled guides and potters to help you during the trek. People with weak ankles, lungs, hearts problems may suffer more difficulty on trekking. Well preparation is needed for every trek.
2. What about safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in Sarangkot hiking?
Worrying for safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like: headache, common cold, diarrhea, vomiting, we provide you first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements rescue by helicopter, for this you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue by helicopter.
3. What about guide & porter, do they have well training?
Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several trainings required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experience in tourism sector as a guide or potter, make easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create very familiar environment to the guests.
4. What about communication system during hiking?
As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak English languages during the trek. On the other hand, we can also provide you guides and potters according to your own understanding languages.
5. Do I need to give tips to guide and potter and if how much?
It’s difficult to mention about tipping which is up to your happiness, but guides and potters do expect the tips at the end of the trip. However, normally people can give minimum 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter.
6. What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on Sarangkot hiking?
Hike to Sarangkot with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are solo traveler, you have private room. Regarding meals, we will have some options to choose like: continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy the mineral bottles or safe drinking water from hotel either you can bring water tablets.
7. How many hours should I walk per day and what happened if I am a slow walker in the group
Normally, we have to walk around 4 to 5 hours per day, if you are slow in walk the team leader will professionally manage to you walking with our assistance guide and potter.