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Entry Fee : NPR 50 (Foreigners)
NPR 20 (Nepali)

Sarangkot, Pokhara Overview

Located on the scenic Sarangkot Mountain, Sarangkot is a village famous for its sunrise and sunset view of Annapurna and the take-off site for paragliding. The village lies at an elevation of 1600 metres above sea level and is a perfect place to capture a mesmeric view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, the Manaslu Mountain Ranges and the valley of Pokhara.

5 kilometre from lakeside Pokhara, the place is also accessible by a trek of 1-1.5 hours. Sarangkot is also famous for one of the world's fastest Zipline.  The site of an ancient fort connected by a few steps from the main village is a popular viewpoint.

A trek along the ridge road that leads to the west of Sarangkot is much advisable for tourists to get more stunning views. The dense forestation is home to a variety of flora and fauna. The route, thus, is also famous for bird watching and rejuvenating nature walks.

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Activities at Sarangkot

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Although Sarangkot is famous for its panoramic view of the majestic Himalayas, nature walks, treks and hikes through the village, it is also famous for paragliding. The town is located below the ridge, and one needs to climb the steps that lead to the top to witness the scenic mountains and head to the spot where all the paragliding activities takes place. Locals say there once was a fort at the location, hence the name Sarangkot.

Paragliding at Sarangkot

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Sarangkot Paragliding is a registered company that was established in 2007. They have courses in paragliding for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced level of students which are conducted by Internationally Certified Pilots.

How to reach

Trek:
Pokhara to Sarangkot is a 5 km long trek which takes about 2.5 hours to cover. It’s a steep walking path.

By Road:
You can choose to rent a bike, bicycle, take a taxi or local bus through the picturesque roads to reach Sarangkot from Pokhara. The average time taken is 30 minutes.

Ziplining in Sarangkot

Sarangkot has one of the longest and fastest zip-lines in the world that gets over in just 20 minutes.
Operator: Zipflyer Nepal
Total Duration: 3 hours
Cost: NPR 4500 onwards

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