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Pokhara is the famous tourist destination of Nepal which is situated towards 200km west from the Kathmandu city. Pokhara Sarangkot hiking is the shot trek to the hilltop of the Sarangkot which offers the unimpeded panoramic view of the mountains as well as the Pokhara valley. From the valley it takes two hours walk up the staircase to reach the hilltop of the Sarangkot. From the top of the Sarangkot you can see the beautiful panoramic view of the mountains like Annapurna (8091m.), Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Ganesh Himal (7422m.), Manaslu (8156m.) and many more. From there you also observe the beautiful view of the Pokhara valley with all its natural attraction.

Sarangkot is also famous for the view of sunrise over the Himalayas. From Sarangkot you can also enjoy the adventurous activity of paragliding and zip flying down to the valley. It provides the tremendous experience to the visitor which is unforgettable throughout their life. In this hiking package you also visit the famous places of the Pokhara valley. Pokhara city is the nature’s paradise which boasts up the Phewa tal (lake), deep gorge of Seti river, Mahindra Cave and other places like KI Singh Bridge, Bindya Bashini Temple, museum, Davi’s Fall, World peace pagoda and Buddhist Temple etc. in Pokhara you visit Phewa Lake where you can enjoy boating, Barahi Temple in the middle of the lake and shadow of the Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) in the lake. You also visit Mahendra cave, Devis falls, deep Seti river gorge as well as the World peace pagoda from where you can observe the Pokhara valley and the mountain vistas.

You are advised to consider the following equipment as essentials while packing. Please use this list as a guideline. Adjustments to the list can be managed according to our requirements, interests, duration of the trip, and season of the trip. We can find a variety of these gears to hire or buy in Kathmandu. The majority of the gears which are for sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) and some gears found here are imported from China and are obviously of better quality. We can find very high quality branded gears too in some famous stores in Kathmandu.

Many of the personal climbing gears can be hired in the base camp as well, however, the quality of equipment at base camp can be not as high as those found in Kathmandu to hire. Further, it will be better to remember that at the start of the trek, apart from our day pack, our luggage that will be carried by porters. Since luggage has weight limitation of approximately 33 pounds or 15 kg.

Head:

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet:

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp

Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket *

Hands:

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)

Accessories:

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottle (2) or camel bag
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)

Toiletries

  • 1 medium sized quick-drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror

Personal Hygiene

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Antibacterial hands wash

Extras :

  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guidebook
  • Journal & Pen
  • Walkman
  • Pencils and small notebooks
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble.