Siklish trekking

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  • Duration: 09 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Tour Type: Private Guided Trek
  • Max altitude: 2200m
  • Transportation: Land & Air
  • Best Time: Sep. - Dec. & Feb. - Jun

A beautiful low altitude easy hiking to Siklish village in Annapurna will be wonderful holiday for you. This is an easy trekking which starts from Pokhara (Kalikasthan ) and ends at Pokhara (Begnas Lake). Siklish (known as Sikles / Siklesh too) is beautiful Gurung community village in Annapurna foothill.  Beautiful scenery offer in this trip and equally rich cultural tradition will impress you more along the trail. Follow through rhododendron forest and beautiful Annapurna Himalayan range is most significant sights of the trip.  You will cross small river (Khola), beautiful rice field (seasonal) , various villages of Gurung, Magar, and other communities along the trail. Ghale gaun is anothe popular village to visit in this trip.

This trip is an easy and suitable for all age people those who love to beautiful Himalayas and mid-hill region views.  In the trekking days we will provide you tea house (lodge) accommodation and in the city you can stay at hotel.

Siklish trekking trip highlights

  • 9 days fully guided private trip for trek to Siklish & Ghale Gaun
  • Enjoy beautiful Himalayan sightss including Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Lamjung and many more
  • Enjoy the culture and livelihood of various ethnic communities like Brahman, Chettri, Thakali Gurung etc. throughout the trek
  • Enjoy flora fauna, beautiful forest, streams and natural diversity
  • Experience the hospitably and culture of Gurung communities in Ghale Gaun

 

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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal

Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Depending on arrival time, may be opportunity to explore surrounding area.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: None Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (30 mins), drive to Bijayapur (30mins.) & trek to Kalikasthan (1370m, 4-5 hrs)

After breakfast at hotel, 30 minutes drive to Bijayapur Khola (Bijayapur army camp) takes you to the trek starting point. The route takes us through rice fields (seasonal) then ascends through Rakhigaon. The views around are Then the trail gently climbs along a ridge top through the Brahmin and Chhetri villages towards Kalikasthan.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Kalikasthan Maximum Altitude: 1370m.

Day 03: Kalikasthan to Lama Khet (1680m)

The route begins by passing through beautiful scenic villages and greenery to Mardi Khola. En route, you cross Bhaise, Nawaldanda to reach Lama Khet, a small village surrounded by lush green hills.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Lama Khet Maximum Altitude: 1680m.

Day 04: Lama Khet to Siklish (1980m)

The trail remains flat along the riverbank until you reach Khilan Gaon. Then after, you follow a path which is gently uphill for some distance and then gradually gets steeper. The trail climbs again until we reach Siklish village. This is one of the oldest and largest Gurung community villages.

Accommodation: Homestay Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Siklish Maximum Altitude: 1980m.

Day 05: Siklish to Neuli Kharka or Forest camp (2200m)

The route passes through rhododendron and oak forests on a gradual ascent before leveling out. Overnight at teahouse or community home.

Accommodation: Homestay/ Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Neuli Kharka / Forest camp Maximum Altitude: 2200m.

Day 06: Neuli Kharka / Forest Camp to Ghale Gaun (2000m)

Again the trail passes through forests of rhododendron before it descends steeply to reach to Ghale Gaun. It is a small village which is mainly inhabited by the Gurung and Magar communities.

Accommodation: Homestay Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Ghale Gaun Maximum Altitude: 2000m.

Day 07: Ghale Gaun to Pokhara

The trail descends gently to Hemja (1070m), from Hemja we will drive to Pokhara.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast & Lunch Place: Pokhara Maximum Altitude: 820m.

Day 08: Pokhara to Kathmandu by drive or flight

Drive from Pokhara to Katmandu approximately (7-8 hrs.) by bus or fly to Kathmandu, 30 mins as you wish to have in your package, transfer to hotel, late noon shopping souvenirs around market and typical Nepali dinner party with culture show.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 09: Final Departure

Transfer to the airport for final departure!

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

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Inclusion in the Package

Included

  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Full board basis on the way of trekking- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge. Or Camping organize
  • Transportation- to and from starting and ending point.
  • Necessary trekking permit, conservation and TIMS fee.
  •  Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • 2- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu and 1-night Pokhara in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • Domestic airfare, airport tax, overland bus fare for (Kathmandu- Pokhara – Kathmandu) before and after the trek as you wish to have in your package.
  • Wildness First aid kit pack for the trekking.

Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara if extra days stay.
  • Food (Lunch & Dinner) before and after the trip in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/ hot drinks/shower tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc.
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trek.

Availability

This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

By the way, we have a confirmed group to join only for the trekking portion of the trip (Day 02 to Day 07, only 6 days from Pokhara to Pokhara), if you are interested below is trip date and cost;

Trip Dates Availability Price Book
20 Feb - 25 Feb, 2023 Available US $600* Book

Useful Information

Siklish trek is one of the best treks in the Annapurna region to enjoy the amazing Himalayan view along with wonderful culture of Gurung and Magar Communities.