Annapurna Cable Car – Best Tourist Attraction (2022)

The Annapurna Cable Car, the first cable car in Pokhara, has been inaugurated recently. In fact, it is quickly gaining popularity among tourists as one of the best tourist attractions in Pokhara.

In general, the cable car project was launched by the Annapurna Cable Car Private Limited Company in 2010, with the help of Nippon Cable Corporation, a Japanese company. The Annapurna Cable Car runs from Sedi-18, Lakeside, to Sarangkot, which is about 2.4 kilometers away.

Moreover, it was estimated to launch in 2020. However, the construction was delayed. In fact, the company has suffered huge losses due to delays in construction because of the Covid-19 epidemic. Due to this, the cost of the project has doubled to about NPR 2 billion.

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Annapurna Cable Car Pokhara

The cable car connects Sarangkot and Phewa Lake, two of Pokhara’s most famous tourist destinations. Sarangkot, which lies at 1600 meters above sea level, is a popular tourist site in Pokhara. It also serves as a launch point for paragliding and soaring Zipflyer.

In general, individuals must ride a considerable distance to reach the summit. As a result, people will find it easier to reach Sarangkot by taking the Annapurna Cable Car. A car ride to Sarangkot takes about 30-40 minutes, whereas the Annapurna Cable Car takes about 8 minutes.

From the summit, we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Manaslu to the north. Whereas, on the west, we can have a magnificent view of Phewa Lake, Shanti Stupa, Lord Shiva Statue, and the Pokhara International Airport.

Annapurna Cable Car Ticket Price

Annapurna Cable Car is estimated to serve around 500 people per hour. There are about 18 cable cars with the capacity of carrying 8 people each. The ticket price for domestic tourists is NPR 600, whereas, the students and the senior citizens will get up to a 25 percent discount.

Similarly, the cable car ticket fee has been set at NPR 700 for Asian tourists, and NPR 800 for travelers from other nations.

Pokhara Cable Car
  • Ticket Price For Annapurna Cable Car
TouristsTicket Price
DomesticNPR 600
Asian (SAARC)NPR 700
Other NationsNPR 800
Ticket Price For Annapurna Cable Car

Furthermore, vehicles will be prepared to transport passengers from Prithvi Chowk and the Lakeside region of Pokhara to the station in the upcoming days.

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Annapurna Cable Car Location – Bottom Terminal

The bottom terminal, which is situated in Sedi Bagar, is about 10 minutes ride from Hallanchowk, Lakeside. It lies on the way to Pame, which is one of the most popular tourist destinations for cycling, fishing, and paragliding.

Similarly, many new restaurants and lodges are being set up in Sedibagar nowadays. Sedi Bagar has been a happening place for the past few years in Pokhara.

In fact, the Annapurna Cable Car is the fourth cable car in Nepal. In Nepal, there are four major cable cars, with the Manakamana Cable Car serving as the country’s first cable car. Similarly, Chandragiri Hills Cable Car has become one of the major tourist attractions in Bagmati province.

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Conclusion

The Annapurna Cable Car is playing an important role in the development of tourism in Nepal. It has become a new tourist destination in Pokhara nowadays. The number of tourists, both domestic and international, has increased drastically within a few weeks.

Annapurna cable car Pokhara

Undoubtedly, Annapurna Cable Car has become one of the most visited tourist destinations in Pokhara. In addition, it is providing lots of benefits to the visitors who are willing to travel to Sarangkot. It has saved time as well as, provided astonishing scenery to the visitors.

Annapurna Cable Car Contact Number : 061-521011

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