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Sarangkot Sunrise View Trek

Pokhara Sarangkot Trek is an ideal choice for best sunrise as well as sunset views along with beautiful views of enduring Nepalese Himalayas. Comparing to other trekking trails, this one is a short and an easy one. Suitable for all aged trekkers, this trekking route does not demand any kind of previous experiences. If you want to spend this holiday with your family in Annapurna trekking region and if this is your first time trekking, we highly recommend this trekking route for you.

Viewpoints in Annapurna region offers you outstanding views of glorious Himalayas such as Machapuchhre [6,993m], Annapurna I [8,091m], Annapurna II [7,937m], Annapurna III [7,855m], Annapurna IV [7,525m], Annapurna South [7,819m], Baraha Shikhar [7,847m], Hiunchuli [6,441m], Dhaulagiri 1 [ 8,167m], Dhaulagiri II [7,751m], Nilgiri [6,940m], Thapa Peak [6,015m], Tukuche Peak [6,920m], Mardi Himal [5,588m], Singuchuli [6,500m], Tharpu Chuli [5,663m], Gangapurna [7,483m], Lamjung Himal [6,931m] and several others.

As the name suggests, Pokhara Sarangkot trekking takes you all the way through two of these amazingly beautiful places in the country. Highly admired by most of the tourists and offering sites for other outdoor adventures such as paragliding and zip flying. Lake Site, which is a paradise for explorers, lies on the beaches of the pretty Phewa Lake. You can optionally do boat riding in this lake as per your interest.


Outline Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft].

Day 02: Sightseeing Tours around Kathmandu Valley 1,338m/4,389ft].          

Day 03: Drive/Flight to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft].

Day 04: Pokhara to Dhampus [1,662m/5,453ft].

Day 05: Trek from Dhampus to Sarangkot [1,700m/5,577ft] that takes 5/6 hours.

Day 06: Trek from Sarangkot to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft] that takes 2 hours.

Day 07: Sightseeing tours around Pokhara [827m/2,713ft].

Day 08: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft] from Pokhara.

Day 09: Final departure to International Airport to catch your flight to home.


*Note: This is an outline trekking itinerary of Pokhara Sarangkot Sunrise View Trek however we would also customize the itinerary as per your request & holiday duration so feel free to contact us.

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The Trip cost will be different depending on the Group Size, duration of trip and services required please contact us through our email info@mountainnepaltrek.com  with details to get better quote.

Cost Includes: 

  • Airport drove/pickup.
  • Guided sightseeing tour & entry fees with private car.
  • Tourist Bus or flight ticket to/from Pokhara.
  • 3 night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • All lodge, tea house accommodation during the trip.
  • 3 meals per day during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper work and permits.
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide & Porter.
  • Trekking Certificate from Gold Mountain Nepal Treks & Expedition.
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
  • Farewell dinner after your trekking.

Cost Excludes:

  • International airfares along with taxes & visa fees.
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • You’re Travel Insurance. [We request to all our valued clients to bring your complete travel insurance package. Their insurance must cover against medical, emergency evacuation, personal accident, trip cancellation, natural calamity, lost of gears, theft of or damage your baggage etc.]
  • Any extra transportation except in the itinerary. [we can arrange upon request]
  • Any kind of personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls, internet and others.
  • Helicopter rescue due to out of control. [ If you have an insurance with including it, we will claim from your insurance agency]
  • Some extra assistance like if you cannot walk properly our guide will arrange you horse to came back. [if applicable this you have to pay them directly]
  • All Drinks & Bar Bills.
  • Tips to staffs.
  • Single supplement charges. [if required]
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft].

Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport you will transfer to the hotel by our airport representative. After your freshness we will have talk about your trekking plan in the hotel or our office. You will meet your guide also. You can ask your question about the trek. Stay overnight at hotel. 

Day 02: Sightseeing Tours around Kathmandu Valley [1,338m/4,389ft].          

After your breakfast we will start sightseeing tour with our excellent tour guide. Including Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Monkey Temple (Swyambhunath Stupa), Patan Durbar Squre and Kathmandu Durbar etc. In the tour you have to chances to learn historical, cultural and traditional background of Nepal. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Drive/Flight to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft].

Today morning we leave to Pokhara, which takes 6-7 hours by bus and half an hour (30 minutes) by flight. Today you will have a free time in Pokhara you can visit yourself around Pokhara.  Pokhara is gorgeous lake city which offers panoramic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Machapuchre, Mt. Manaslu and Mt Annapurna. Stay overnight in hotel of Pokhara.

Day 04: Pokhara to Dhampus [1,662m/5,453ft].

Today morning after taking breakfast you will drove from Pokhara to Dhampus Phedi that takes 45 minutes. After arrive at Dhampus Phedi our trip start toward Dhampus it takes 3 hours. Stay overnight at guest-house/lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Dhampus to Sarangkot [1,700m/5,577ft] that takes 5/6 hours.

Today early in the morning wake-up for sunrise and mountains view of Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail, Dhaulagiri etc. Then you’ll have village walking tours. We will reach Sarangkot via Naudanda hills. Stay overnight at guest-house/lodges.

Day 06: Trek from Sarangkot to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft] that takes 2 hours.

Today we come back to Pokhara from Sarangkot and stay overnight at Pokhara. This is a short and easy hike in the middle hills of Nepal that located near Pokhara the gorgeous lake city.

Day 07: Sightseeing tours around Pokhara [827m/2,713ft].

Today is our last day in Pokhara. After having breakfast we will start our sightseeing tours around Pokhara. Including Phewa Lake, Bindabasani Temple, David Falls, Mahendra Cave and Begnaash Lake etc. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 08:Drive or fly back to Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft] from Pokhara.

Today we will go to Kathmandu. That takes 6-7 hours by bus and half an-hour by flight. In evening we will offer you farewell dinner with cultural shows in Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 09: Final departure to International Airport to catch your flight to home.

Team of Gold Mountain Nepal Treks say good-bye and takes you to the international airport to catch your flight back to your home with wishing you a nice journey.

 

Information of passport and visas

You must to have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity from return date of your trips.  You can easily get visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or up on arrival in Kathmandu Airport (Tribhuwan International Airport). Nepalese visas cost is USD 25 for 15 days & USD 40 for 30 days.

 

Information of money & credit card

In Nepal you have to pay 3.5 % credit card commission as per Nepal’s Bank rules, on your payable amount of the total cost.  So, please be positive that you bring some cash in USD to pay us. The same, for your extra expenses as well which are not included in our cost. We would like to request you not to change your money in the Airport expect your emergency case. You get the exchange rate is very low there. Our office well provides you the facility to exchange your money. Or, you can change from Money Changers or bank as well. Master Card, Visa Card, Paypal also accepted in major shopping center and in most of the tourist class hotels.

 

Bring required personal/official document

We want to suggest that to bring some of the required documents like valid passport, 4 extra passport sized photographs (for trekking permits), your travel insurance, airline tickets and luggage tags. Visas can be obtained upon arrival at Kathmandu. For details information about the required official papers don't be hesitate to ask us.

 

Case of flight delay

Flight by plane and helicopter are might be cancellations or delay cause of bad weather in remote areas. Some other times, operational complication may occur which is more possible to happen in Everest Region- Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight, Annapurna region- Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara flight, Dolpa, Simikot , Jumla region etc. As these flights have some problem with fixed schedule, it is also suggested to carry extra money for food and accommodations. Trekking in the remote areas, especially during unusual season, you’re advised to keep extra days to prepare with some delays and avoid frustrating result. In case of delay in flight previous to trek departure or at the end of the trek, you need to manage your accommodation and food costs by yourself.

 

About your travel insurance

We request to all our valued clients to make and bring your complete travel insurance package. Your insurance must cover against medical, emergency evacuation, personal accident, trip cancellation, natural calamity, lost of gears, theft or damage your baggage etc.

 

Electricity Crisis Problem in Nepal

It is difficult to told you that Nepal has an electricity problem because Nepal is 2nd richest country in water resource but it is true Nepal still facing the problem. It means there is electricity off for some hours in day and night time. Most of the hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and other cities are possible to have no battery backup. In that case Air condition may not work and, sometimes, TV and other electric utensils may not run. Some hotels have possible to run the TV and AC as well. But, only few of them are lies in this standard category.

So, be organized for this while you are traveling in Nepal.  For that situation, we suggested you to bring the flashlight with extra batteries.

 

Clothing and Equipment for Traveling in Mountains of Nepal

Trekking in the Mountains require to arrangement of equipment as you have to find yourself comfortable at higher altitude of Mountains. The basic clothing items are listed here please notice that.

Personal Equipments,

  • Down jacket or sweater.
  • Wind/Water proof jacket (opt).
  • Down vest and/or jacket (opt)
  • Gloves (2 pairs).
  • Sun hat or scarf.
  • Sunglasses with UV protection.
  • T-shirts minimum 2.
  • Underwear (3).
  • Hiking shorts (2).
  • Lightweight cotton long pants.
  • Light & Expedition weight thermal bottoms.
  • Wool pants.
  • Waterproof pants.
  • Thin, lightweight internal socks (4).
  • Thick, warm wool Trekking/Hiking socks (4).
  • Hiking boots with extra laces.
  • Camp shoes or sandals.

 Other Necessary Equipments,

  • Sleeping bag at least rated to zero degrees F.
  • Head light with extra bulbs and batteries.
  • Basic First Aid Kit (Normal Medicine e.g. Sitamol, Diamox etc.)
  • Large plastic bags to keep dry inside items of trek bag.
  • Trekking Bag (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches is ok).
  • Water bottles (2).
  • Toilet paper.
  • Small washable towel.

 

*We manage all camping equipment for the Camping Trekking.

 

Can I buy/rent equipment in Kathmandu

Yes, you can do that but it is not actually required to spend large amount of your money to buy extra equipment and clothing earlier to your trip because most of the trekking equipment can be hired from Trekking shops within Kathmandu. Most of the gear is locally contrived. Some Chinese equipment are possible to be more expensive but qualitative. You can take Sleeping bag and down jacket easily on rent. Each item can be rented for less than USD 1 per day. You have to manage other items buying them yourself. Surely these items are more possible to be cheaper than those in your Country or hometown. We will display all the necessary equipment you need on the second day of your arrival.

 

How to book my trip

First choose the trip which you want to do? Then contact us through mail or phone, email is more effective and clear as well, after getting your email or call we will process for your booking. To confirm your booking, we need 20% amount of your total amount the payment can be made throughout the Bank transfer, Credit card payment (Master/Visa Card) or through online money transfers also Western Unions, Money Gram or others. After we get the 20% amount your booking will be confirmed and you will get the official booking and payment receipt from us. The rest amount you can pay after arrival at our office or hotel.

 

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Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking-Aug-2015

I would say this for sure is one of the most beautiful experience I've ever had. Bishnu is such a nice, sweet and well organized person. As a solo female traveler, it's quite a bit nasty to made such decision to trek during the raining season especially after massive earthquake. Luckily I stayed at a nice and decent hotel where I almost could made myself at home, and the building, the places and all the stuff I worried about really didn't effected by the earthquake. Thanks again Bishnu for all of your effort, and hopefully I could go ABC next year or 2017. I'll see you then! 

Chihhan Chang,

Taiwan.

Chisapani-Nagarkot Hiking -Jan-2015

Chisapani-Nagarkot Hiking of Jan-2015

We had a great time in Nepal by Chisapaani-Nagarkot Hiking with “Gold Mountain Nepal Treks”. Unexpectedly the weather was also very clear in mid January. Magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges were seen from the top of Nagarkot Hill. The weather was excellent and it was a bit cold. Our guide was very helpful & friendly. We haven’t any complain to the company “Gold Mountain Nepal Treks” & Mr. Bishnu (Director of the company), everything were managed as capably and enjoyed the hiking. We are very satisfied with these services provided by the Company. We give you all an idea to trek in Nepal with “Gold Mountain Nepal Treks” for reasonable prices & standard services.

Visited Jan 2015.

Laurie Moyer & her Daughter.

USA

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking - Dec-2014

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

From 20th of December 2014 to 5th of January 2015 we went spent some gorgeous weeks trekking in the Annapurna region. First, we hiked to Poon Hill which rewarded us with a very nice sunrise. Then, we continued our trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). Both at the ABC and on the way to and from it, we were blessed with amazing sunsets and sunrises. We even saw monkeys and eagles. Views were spectacular and the weather was great.

The organization of the trek was immaculate. All transfers (Kathmandu airport – Hotel – Pokhara– Kathmandu Hotel – airport) were perfectly organized. In addition, both the guide and porter did a great job. They were very flexible and always agreed when we wanted to change the program. This allowed us to reach the ABC two days earlier than planned and gave us more time to visit additional places when going down. We also paid a visit to hot springs which was very nice. In sum, we recommend Gold Mountain Nepal Treks & Expedition as a reliable trekking agency which is very eager to comply with the customers’ wishes.

Best regards,

Werner and Heidi

Trip Facts

Activities: Trekking and Hiking.

Trip Duration: 10 Days.

Trip Grade: Easy.

Maximum Altitude: [1,700m/5,577ft] Sarangkot.

Best Trekking Season: March-May and September-December are the best month. You can done the trekking in other rest month as well but visibility can be poor due to rain and cloud.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara and tea-houses during the trekking. (We can upgrade or downgrade hotel category in Kathmandu as per your request). 

Meals: Breakfast in hotels of Kathmandu and Pokhara and all meals during the trekking.

Transportation: Our private vehicle as per itinerary and domestic flights.

Group Size: Minimum 1 person.

Price: Contact Us.