Sarangkot sun rise and day hike
This trip is designed for visitors who either don't want to walk long in the mountain or have a day extra in Pokhara. The short days Sarangkot Sun rise and day hike offer a best mountain view with scenic local villages of different faces of Nepal people. The trip starts from your hotel early morning 5:00 am while guide will meet and take you to Sarangkot by private vehicle then end in Phew Lake after a short hiking.
It offers a spectacular view of the Himalayan ranges including the Anapurna and Machhapuchhare in clear sky from Dhampus. We will see panoramic views of Annapurna (8091m/ 26,545ft), Dhaulagiri (8167m/ 26,795ft), Machhapuchare (the sacred mountain), Annapurna south( 7240m./23892ft.) and Himchuli( 6440m./21252ft.) including other 10 peaks over 6000 meter. This area also offers you views of the Pokhara Valley with all its natural beauty. Sarangkot is one of the most popular hills renown for seeing the sunrise over the Himalayas.
It is beautiful morning walk from Sarangkot hill to Few lake about 2 hours. You will pass by local villages, terrace and best pokhara view . 

Facts of the trip

Trip Duration:  5 hours 
Max. Altitude: 1600m./ 5200ft.
Minimum Altitude: 850m./ 2805 ft
Grade: Easy
Activities: Hiking
Accommodation: NIL
Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Private vehicle
Trek Departure: Every day throughout the week
Group Size: 1 person (minimum) to 30 persons (maximum)
Best season: Feb, March, April, May, Sep, Oct & Nov.
Available Time: All months
Per day tour/hiking:  4-5 hours per day

Suggested Time schedule
5:00 am: Meet with tour guide at hotel lobby and depart to Sarangkot by private vehicle.
5:45 am: Arrive at Sarangkot, Beautiful panoramic view of Annapurna range with Mt. Dhaulagiri and Manaslu.
6:30 am: Breakfast at Sarangkot 
7:30 am : Start hike down to Few lake 
10:30 am : Arrive hotel 


Hike Ends 

 

 

 

You are not required any kind of permits in this hiking such as ACAP and TIMS. 

 Clothing equipment for Sarangkot Sunrise and day hiking

When you select your personal items, keep in mind the number of days you will be hiking, the time of year and the altitude. We advise our clients to bring these items:
- Lightweight hiking boots or sport shoes "walked" them in prior to arrival in Nepal to avoid blisters or sport shoes. 
- Light weight pants, shirts
-  T-shirts. 
- Long sleeve shirt, if susceptible to sunburn. 
- Water bottle - 2 liters.
- Small daypack - 25 liters. 

 

Meals

During hiking, we will serve a delicious breakfast at Sarangkot. You will enjoy it with panaromic mountain and Pokhara city view.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Sarangkot sun rise and day hik is easy,  suitable for passionate walkers who have the ability to walk at least  2-3 hours with a light rucksack. As we will  get the highest elevation 1600 meter, you won't have to worry about acute mountain sickness ( AMS) though you are preferred an excellent health with average physical fitness then we can accomplish the trek successfully. Exercising and jogging regularly is good idea to enhance our strength and stability. Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Nepal alternative treks before booking the hike.

Mr. Elmer Stone
USA

Guides were pleasant, knowledgeable & fantastic. The car trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara was amazing. Sun rise from Sarangkot was unbelievable, cave and temple was interesting. Visiting to Durbar Squares and historical temple was informative and gave insight into Nepal history. The visit to the rain god was wow and helped to explain the people’s livings and dependency on nature. The women enjoyed shopping for Nepalese items.  Thanks so much Tej Nepal alternative director, Sarita female tour guide in Kathmandu and Dillip for taking us to Pokhara and Sarangkot. See you next time soon !

Ms Tahir Shirin
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Nepal is an overall full of adventures tour, very well supported by tej and his team. Special thanks to both of our guides Hari and Sarita, both were well informed about their areas. Especially Hari was sweet heart! He made us laugh and enjoy throughout the trip. The cultural & religious stories shared by Sarita will make us remember Nepal throughout our life. Tej was also a great support in making this trip/tour worthy after arrival we made changes to our plan around 3 times but never heard the word “ not possible” from Tej.
Inshallah will come back to Nepal next time for ABC or EBC !!!
Good luck to Tej and Team, well recommended!

Mr Tahir Maqbool                                                  
Abudhabi, UAE

From Nature to culture, Nepal is heaven on earth. We liked it, loved it all because of our tour pleasure Tej ,  our guide Hari and Sarita. Hari and Sarita made us safe and enjoy.  They saw Nepali life and for sure we will definitely come back some day in our life to view in the mountain area to look at the real ethnic life of NEPAL !
At the end we would like to wish all the best to Tej and his team to keep up the great work they are doing.
Best wishes & regards,
Tahir

Adriana V. Diaz
Argentina

The places was great the hotel too. Our guide was amazing man. The travel was incredible on Chitwan and Pokhara too. I think its necessary do this travel. This company is professional to organize everything necessary for trekking and tour. Thanks Tej !

Kornkamon Chittreekhun
Thailand

For the whole package is so good. I am very satisfied with the service, guide and porter while trekking. Good guide for sightseeing is also Ok. I will probably come back and use the company’s service again soon! Thanks for everything!

Siobhan Murphy
UK

The trek was excellent. The service has been brilliant from before we left the Uk and the whole trip. I can’t fault the services-problems sorted out immediately Mr. Dillip and Lal porter were excellent, helpful, and always cheerful. We will always remember this trip. I will recommend this company to everyone and I hope you continue to be successful Tej.  

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NEWS

Royalty structure for NMA peaks is highly decreased !

TESTIMONIAL

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22years

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