Hiking to Kaskikot Palace
Kaskikot is located in Annapurna massif, just across Sarangkot, is on the trekking route to the Annapurna region. A mountainside ridge at an altitude of 1,788 meters, Kaskikot provides panoramic Himalayan views. On the northern side of Kaskikot, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain ranges are clearly visible on the same side. To the east, the village overlooks the city of Pokhara across Fewa Lake. View Details
The ruins of the old palace of the rulers of Kaski still exist in the ward. The historical kingdom was an early homeland of the Shah dynasty. Kulmandan Shah was one of the rulers who established his kingdom in west Nepal. His descendant Drabya Shah was the first to establish Gorkha, the source of the legendary Gorkha warriors.