Do you want to discover the typical rural lifestyle of Nepali people while experiencing the best scenic trails during your hike? Then Sarangkot and Naudanda hiking is the perfect option that gives you an amazing short hiking experience in Nepal.
A hike to Sarangkot (1600m) and Naudanda is the most popular and adventurous hike from the Pokhara. You can take a hike to Sarangkot with your family members or kids when you have a few extra days left while staying in Pokhara. Your hike basically starts early in the morning when you can able to see the beautiful sunrise, which kisses the mountain. A hike takes about four hours on flat dirt off-road in the hills while enjoying the beautiful dense green forest filled with different birds.
A trail passes through the unique local village filled with the typical Nepali people who have been living in the hills for ages. You can also discover their different cultures and traditions, which you have never seen anywhere around the world. Besides that, an incredible view of the Pokhara valley along with the beautiful Fewa lake will increase your excitement level while hiking to Sarangkot. The breathtaking snow-capped mountains Annapurna II (7937m), Manaslu (8156m), Dhawalagiri (8167m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m) will warmly welcome you with their panoramic view when you reach to the Sarangkot.
Most of travelers hike to Sarangkot because of the spectacular Sunrise and Sunset over the mountains, which shine like a diamond. You will soak in the amazing view of the terraced paddy field, mountains, and side scenery at the top of the Sarangkot. After spending chilling hours while enjoying the breathtaking in Sarangkot, your hike continues to the Naudanda, which is surrounded by magnificent mountains. The hard-working farmers and smiles of small school children during your hike to Naudanda help you to feel the unique experience in Nepal. The hike to Naudanda forces you to take out your camera because of the beautiful scenery and fill your whole journey with beautiful moments. If you love the off-road uphill and downhill trail, then Sarangkot and Naudanda hike can be the most amazing hike of your entire life. You will experience the true natural beauty of Nepal during your hike to Sarangkot and Naudanda.