Pokhara Sarangkot Hike

  • 2 Days
Price per personUS$189
We Offer Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 299
2 - 2 US$ 189
3 - 5 US$ 165
6 - 10 US$ 199
11 - 15 US$ 155
02 June, 2020
$299 x 1 guests:
$299

Total
$299
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  • Trip Duration2 Days
  • Difficulty LevelVery Easy
  • Best Seasonthroughout the year
  • Max Altitude1400 m

Overview

Trekking around Pokhara within Annapurna region, it’s one of the most fascinating places in the world where a number of largest travelers visit throughout the year to explore splendor scenery with a diversity of the different ethnic group of people, culture and nature make it the world most popular and visited traveling destination.

The Short Hike Pokhara & Sarangkot (2 Days) will take you to the foothills of the Annapurna to Sarangot, Australian camp, and Dampush, walking through charming mountain villages, striking scenery, and lush rhododendron forests; soon you get to see the view of the picturesque mountains of Annapurna, Machapuchare (Fish Tail), Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli and many others.

Short and sweet Hike Pokhara & Sarangkot is strictly finest trek for all ages of groups who wish to have a delightful Himalayan trekking experience during on their limited holiday with friends and family. This trek is also one of the best treks in the whole Annapurna region to see the stunning sunrise views over the massive Himalayas ranges of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Nilgiri, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre (6,993m) right from the top of Sarangkot viewpoint and even from Dhanush dada.

Sarangkot is situated at an altitude of 1600 meters high above the sea level and it’s just a viewpoint to see magnificent sunrise view over the grand Himalayas, also from here, you can enjoy the immense enhancing scenery and beauties of entire Pokhara valley.

After having a great time at top of Sarangkot then our fascinating journey goes through one of the most scenic routes in the world, following some subtropical local villages along the way to Sarangkot village, from here we take a taxi to Pokhara, so then our short and sweet journey about to end at Pokhara.

Come to Explore beautiful Nepal, we at Alpine Ramble Treks organize the trip as per your time and requirements, Kindly check our day to day itinerary and if you would like to customize the itinerary then please feel free to write to us, we will be pleased to tailor the trip and itinerary to match your time and needs.  BOOK NOW

Complimentary Benefits Of This Trek

  • Free Airport transportation on arrival and departure days (We will pick you up and drop you off) 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, Down jacket and walking poles (rental is included if needed)
  • Duffle bag if required  (Optional) 
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART's hiking T-shirt
  • An Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse in high altitude to find out the accurate health condition while you are trekking in the mountain.

Highlights

  • Scenic walk through the beautiful mountain villages
  • Glorious Sunrise view over the top of Himalayas range from Sarangkot
  • Breathtaking Mountains view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri many others
  • Experience the beautiful Himalayan trekking with expert hiking team

Itinerary

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After breakfast at our Hotel in Pokhara then we take a short drive to Phedi and then our trek starts climbing a few steps up to Dhampus through the lush forest and terrace field, we will enjoy the trek with this breathtaking scenery along the way, soon we arrive Dhanush then we will be able to see the view of the magnificent mountain of Machhapuchare, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, overnight we stay at Lodge. 

    After Breakfasts at our lodge, we trek down to hills to Naudanda to catch road and trail we will keep following up to Sarangkot passing through the beautiful local villages along the way and enjoying stunning Himalayas views and landscape, the trail we have to follow is kind of road with very fewer vehicles, overnight at Lodge. 

      Today very early in the morning hike to Sarangkot viewpoint to see the stunning sunrise view over the top of Himalaya ranges of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Fishtail then we descend to Sarankot to the bus station to catch our car and 1 hrs drive back to Pokhara, overnight at Hotel.

      Note: All above mentioning trekking hours are approximate and it’s absolutely for general ideas only, Namaste!

        Trip inclusion

        • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop by car.
        • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain. 
        • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
        •  All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
        • Annapurna conservation area permit 
        • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) 
        • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
        • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
        • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara-Kathmandu by bus.
        • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
        • Compressive first aid box.
        • Company T-shirt
        • local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
        • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
        • Appreciation certificate after the successful trek
        • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
        • All the government and local taxes
        • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
        • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule

        • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
        • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
        • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
        • Personal expenses such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower, etc.
        • Travel insurance 
        • Tips for guide

        Trip Info

        Food on Poon Hill Trek

        Common Breakfast options - Tibetan Breads (a fried bread in oil, it’s also named by Gurung bread in Annapurna area), Chapati with Cheese (dry bread- a local wheat bread), Oatmeal, French toast with jam, honey and peanut butter, Corn Flakes, Hashed brown, fried, Scrambles and boiled eggs, pancakes, porridge with milk, Muesli, Vegetable items and any kind of hot drinks are available except espresso, Americano

        Common Lunch options – different verity of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Momos ( dumplings), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Macroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a verity of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, burgers and Pizza, yak steak and desserts items.

        Common Dinner options- Momos (dumplings) different verity of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Macroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a verity of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, Raman soups, burgers and Pizza, yak steak, desserts items, hot and cold drinks are available on the menus on tea house, the menu’s selected meals are fresh and healthy with hygienic specialists by the mountain for the mountain trekkers.

        Deseret and Snacks options,- Rice Pudding, Apple pie, fruits snicker/ mars bar, popcorns, cake, and pastries, etc.

        Hot Drink options – Varieties of hot drinks like black/milk coffees, black/mint/ginger/Green/ lemon honey teas, hot chocolates, hot mango juice, hot oranges juice, hot pineapple juice, etc.)

        Water on trek

        The water on a trek is available at every trekking lodges or shopping shops along the way, buying a regular bottle of mineral water costs 1-3 USD per litter. Annapurna region has plenty of water sources to get the water as you can also refill the water from the random taps or water source, refilling waters from any of those sources is potable but it will be fine to drink with a Lifetraw or using the water purification pills – at least 2-4 L water per day is recommended to drink that keeps you hydrated.

        Accommodation Facts 

        Accommodations on the mountain are simple in tea hoses/ Trekking Lodges. The rooms come usually in double occupancy with a wooden bed, blankets, mattresses, pillows, attached bathrooms (not everywhere), and the view is spectacular from the rooms of mountain tea houses. Likewise, single rooms are available ( except Himalaya and ABC) and it will be provided for solo female travelers.

        We will ensure and accommodate you to the best available tea houses with great views of the mountain and sceneries during the trek

        NOTE: Kathmandu has a large range of luxury stars hotels offers to select for your stay. However, we will also be pleased to part of this help to make the reservations for the 4 50 5 starts hotel booking as well on request.

        Best Time to Do 

        Choose the best month for your remarkable trekking experience of a lifetime! Nepal has five seasons like many other countries; spring, Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, and Winter. Among all these seasons there is mainly two distinct trekking season for Poon Hill  or any region treks in Nepal which are autumn and spring.

        Spring (Pre-monsoon) – Spring includes Feb, March, April, and May, the weather in this month is largely stable and dry with a moderate climate. This time of the year is fairly perfect for trekking in the Everest region offers a crystal clear view of the mountains and sceneries every day, the Temperature can reach up to 15- 20 degrees Celsius in the daytime and the temperature at the nighttime can drop down to - 8/12 degrees Celsius. The spring welcomes thousands of flora and vegetation that make the trek more beautiful and enjoyable in Nepal.

        Autumn (Post monsoon)- Autumn is another great season for trekking on Poon Hill, Autumn includes months of September, October, November, and December. During the autumn, the temperatures should be rated as between 14-20 degrees in the daytime, and nighttime can decrease to -5/10 degrees Celsius, it’s great for the trekking.

        Safety and Satisfactions 

        SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY- NOTHING IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF OUR CLIENTS AND EMPLOYEES.

        This trek is a guided trip and you will be accompanied by one of the experienced and friendly trekking guides/ Sherpa who originally come from the mountain (same region) of Nepal, the guide will be carrying all the essentials equipment with first aid kit for safety reasons; we would like you to take some of your own personal mediation on this trek. However, in the emergency case, if our clients have any trouble with mountain sickness or any unforeseen circumstances then we will always be standing by to send a rescue helicopter to bring our clients back to lower places or Kathmandu.

        Note:During the trek, make sure you are always on the safe zone of the place wherever you are while trekking on the mountain because you may encounter a number of mules, yaks are carrying the suppliers for hotels, Yaks Donkey and Jokpa use for the major transportations in the Himalayas region, as we always need to be aware with them, and stay at the safe place especially at the narrow section of the trail.

        Passport and Visa

        If you are traveling to Nepal you need to have a visa to enter Nepal. However, the arrival visa is available at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu's where you can simply get On Arrival Visa” and you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter into Nepal.

        You will be charged $40 USD as visa application fees for 30 days tourist visa to the forefingers except for Chinese and India. For those tourists who have Indian and Chinese passports then you do not need a visa (Free Visa)!

        Extra personal expenses on trekking

        During the trek, all your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks), the foods will be served as per package program and besides that, any personal and Barbier bills would be extra.

        Travel Insurance

        Travel is mandatory for trekkers in participating in this trekking tour program or any other adventurous trek in Nepal Himalayas. Getting travel insurance, especially while traveling in the mountain areas is like security on which you can rely on and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuations expense it will be assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, injury, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.

        Packing list 

        The following lists are the essentials trekking gear which is recommended for trekking in Nepal and all listed gears can also buy easily in Kathmandu, Kathmandu has a number of shops selling the necessary cloths and gear for trekkers.

        • A few pairs of Thermal tops
        • Fleece jacket/pullover
        • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
        • Down jacket -( It will be provided by the company if you do not have your own)
        • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
        • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
        • Mittens/woolen gloves
        • Warm Hiking socks
        • Trekking sue with spare laces
        • Pair of flip flop
        • Underwears & Swiming costume
        • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
        • Sun hat/scarf
        • Sunglasses
        • Sleeping bag -( It will be provided by the company if you do not have your own)
        • Trekking poles (Not 100%)
        • Day bag above 40 L
        • 1 set- Headlamp
        • Small lock for the day backpack
        • Reusable water bottles- 2 letters
        • Water purification tablets/ electric light
        • Wash towel
        • Toiletries (wet tissue, quick-drying towel, toilet paper, moisturizers, lip balms, sunscreens, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clipper, small mirror, toothpaste & brush, etc)
        • Rain poncho
        • Basic personal first aid kit

        Responsible tourism

        Our experienced field staff/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role of following the rules.

        • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
        • Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community.
        • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
        • Please help the local community to encourage the positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

        We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

        Transportations on Trek

        Alpine Ramble provides all the necessary transportation for your trip including free arrival and departure transportation services. On your arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our airport representative by traditional flower then you will be reassigned to the respective Hotel. Similarly, we will also provide private vehicles for the city tour like Kathmandu valley sightseeing, Nagarkot Sunrise view tour, or any others in Nepal on request.

        Booking and payment process

        Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is a government authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075. We are also associated with various local and international tourism associations, therefore, any adventure interested persons are heartily welcomed to be booked and be part of our family now, we treat you as family members while traveling with us.we called mountain family, home away from home with us.

        To process a trip booking with us, you're required to deposit 10 % of the full trip cost in advance to the prior of time to make sure all the reservations such as Hotels, guides, trekking permits, transportation, etc. the remaining of the payment can be easily made to us on your arrival by credit cards or in cash - cash would be much appreciated. At the same time, we would also like to request you to send all the requirements documents such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details at the time of booking.

        Last-minute booking

        The last-minute booking can be made by any interested travelers a day before the trip gets started. Moreover, the payment should be made 100% if you are booking this for the last minute and the booking can be made directly through the online form or, sending us an email, messages on Whatsapp, or by calling. But, Last minute booking may not be acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trip.

        We look forward to experiencing this trip with you in the land of the mighty mountains, and the place of Lord Gautama Buddha

        FAQs

        Yes, a visa is required to enter Nepal except for SAARC and Chinese nationals. One can get a visa at the Royal Nepalese Embassy or consulate or at the airport upon arrival. Two copies of passport-sized photographs are required to get a visa.

        Yes, you could choose to own your departure date according to your time and schedule If the published Group Departure dates are not suitable for your travel plan, we will help you to customize the trip Itinerary. 

        The best season to travel Nepal is Autumn (September, October & November) & Spring (March, April & May). 

        The Answer is absolutely safe even for the solo female traveler, who loves to explore Nepal through the reliable team with us, our Alpine Ramble team have been leading many successfully solo female trip in Nepal Himalayas. 

        Yes, upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received and welcomed by our official representative then transfer to the hotel at Thamel, which is the most interesting tourist hub with many facilities in Nepal. Overnight at the hotel.

        Yes, we highly recommend that you to buy travel insurance before you travel to Nepal, it’s easy and better to purchase the travel insurance in your own country.

        Yes, Almost every teahouse have Wifi  Facility on extra Cost in the trek. 

        Yes, hot shower will be prepared by the gas shower at your own expenses. normally, we wouldn't prefer to take shower above the 4000 meters hight because of cold situation. 

        Yes, upon arrival at Kathmandu then you will get money exchangers and ATM at airport and city area like Thamel, where you could exchange the money in better rates and take enough Nepalese cash by ATM services however as you need.

         Yes, some tea houses available  Laundry services but not everywhere,

        You could use the credit card only in cities areas of Nepal, in the mountain areas you can only use the cash and some places they will be accepted accept dollars, Euros, and pounds as well.

        Acute mountain sickness is an illness that can affect any mountain climbers, hikers, trekkers, or travelers at high altitudes, normally; it can be suffered above high of 9,000 feet. Acute mountain sickness is caused by reduced air pressure and lowers oxygen levels at high altitudes. If you feel dizzy, suffer palpitations or severe headaches, and return immediately to a lower altitude. Do not take altitude sickness lightly. It can be fatal! Please familiarize yourself with the symptoms of altitude sickness before your trek. Do not ignore even the mildest of altitude symptoms, inform your guide, porters or hotel staff immediately. generally, Our guides carry basic medicine and first aid equipment including simple painkillers, altitude sickness tablets, bandages, balm for muscle ache and medication to treat diarrhea and vomiting.

        It depends on the nature of the sickness. Generally, if you become sick, you will descend to a lower high altitude with the help and support of the staffs. If you are seriously ill, injured etc we will arrange an emergency helicopter evacuation service. Our guide will take immediate action according to the situation in the mountains. Please ensure you arrange travel insurance that covers you for an evacuation service and trekking at high altitudes.

        You will need to carry a good-sized of a daypack where you could put your personal belongings items, water, camera, snacks, sunscreen, a hat, a fleece jacket and gloves for higher altitudes. The porters will carry the bigger packs with your clothes etc. They will carry packs up to 15kg.

        In city areas of Nepal like Kathmandu and Pokhara, your hotel accommodation will generally include an attached bathroom and have facilities such as air conditioning, reception, Resturant, and dining services. The level of accommodation is generally Nepalese 3 star and is comfortable and clean. If you require an upgrade of accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara, there are many 4 stars and 5-star options at an extra cost. Please let us know if you like high categories hotel service like 5 stars then we will be glad to book for you.

        Accommodation in the mountain, you will be staying in “Teahouses.” Accommodation is limited, particularly the higher you get, so your room may differ from a private single/double room to a bed in a dormitory. The accommodation is very basic and there will frequently be shared shower and toilet facilities with other trekkers sometime. Every teahouse has a common dining hall offering verities of local and western kind of meals including hot drinks like coffee and any kind of tea in the mountains.

        Eventually, almost Every trekking region has tea House facilities in Nepal; during the treks in Mountain, we provide standard breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided. Your guide/ porter will help you with the menu selection and ensure that you get the best value meals possible. Although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, you should be aware that the menu is not normally extensive. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. There will also be plenty of snacks available such as biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fresh fruit in season. You can buy packaged water (bottled mineral water) from local lodge and shop en route or you can also ask your guide to fill your water bottle with boiled water and treat with water purification pills

        Yes, The trekkers should have to have registered trekking permits, and TIMS (Trekker's Management Systems), they are all helped and provided by Alpine Ramble Trekks- it's all are included on our package program.

        Not at all, your meals will be including for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a cup of hot drink during the trek in mountain and it’s a good idea to carry some power bars, cereal bars or other high energy foods with you. Powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration..  

        Yes, We have a safe and sound place to store where you can be easily stored your luggage at our hotel or office. 

        Annapurna base camp elevation is 4130 meters