Himalaya means The House of Snow. The highest mountain system on Earth,
It consists of many parallel mountain ranges, several of which are popularly viewed from Sarangkot.
Sarangkot village itself sits above the Pokhara Valley on the Pokhara Valley Rim. In fact the highest point of the rim directly atop Pokhara City, and directly adjacent to the majestic Annapurna Mountain Range. Sarangkot has always been home to a traditional spiritual village along with its array of tourist enterprise.
Because of it views and it’s accessibility Pokhara & Sarangkot are Nepal’s most sought after destinations for Himalayan mountain viewing without a long trek. Located in the Mid-Western region of NEPAL 200 kilometres from Kathmandu. Travel from Kathmandu is 6 very scenic hours by national highway bus or 25 minutes by small air craft.
Officially, this whole district is named Gandaki, meaning The Water District. With a high rainfall the Gandaki District lands are crossed here and there by many mighty rivers flowing out of the Himalayan mountain ranges as their Himalayan snows melt throughout the year.