Pokhara is undoubtedly the tourist capital of Nepal. This beautiful city hosts some of the most adventurous activities that can be enjoyed by travelers both individually and in groups.

Hiking in Pokhara lets you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Annapurna massif and the several lakes in the city. Some of the hiking trips you can enjoy in the city are:

Sarangkot Hike

The sunrise and sunset from Sarangkot (1,500m) is something you should not miss if you are in the lake city of Pokhara. This short hike takes you through the charming villages and terrace farming lands in Pokhara.

Sunrise from Sarangkot, Pokhara

The Saragkot viewpoint offers the most beautiful view of the entire Pokhara city along with breathtaking sunrise and sunset view of the mountains in the Annapurna region.

You can complete this hike in a day (around 3-4 hours). You can also choose to extend the hike to 2-3 days as:

Sarangkot-Australian Camp- Astam Hike OR
Dhampus-Sarngkot Hike

World Peace Pagoda Hike

Another short hike you can enjoy around Pokhara is the hike to the World Peace Pagoda.

World Peace Pagoda, Pokhara

World Peace Pagoda is located in the hill above the Phewa Tal. Buddhist monks from Japanese Nipponzan Myohoji constructed this pagoda.

This hike takes you through the forest path following an upward trail leading to the stairs of the pagoda.

Have you been to the above places? Let us know in the comments!!


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