Kaskikot, located 23 km from Pokhara along Sarangkot, is famous for trekking while enjoying the breathtaking view of mountain range. Kaskikot also has a huge historical significance as it is the place of origin of the Shah dynasty that ruled the country till recently. The temple of Guptakalika is located within the premise of the hillfort at Kaskikot which is also a site of huge fair during the Dashain festival. The short trek to the ancient hillfort is popular among tourists. It offers some awe-inspiring view of the mountains.