Annapurna Siklish Trek
Annapurna Siklish Trekking is the alternative trekking route of Annapurna region. This trekking route is designed for inexperienced trekkers who are just at the beginning stage of trekking at Nepal. This trek will offer its visitors with the beautiful glances of Annapurna ranges along with many beautiful villages. The Siklis trekking route is located at the north east part of Pokhara. Siklis is a beautiful Gurung village where houses are made up of mud and stones. The villages is surrounded by five other splendid villages, they are Lama-thar, Sabha -Thar, Harpu Thar, Dharpang thar and Gari thar. Annapurna Siklish trek starts from Bijayapur Khola where we reach by driving for a short time from Pokhara.
From Bijayapur Khola, we ascend towards the Rakhi Gaon following the rice and wheat fields. The trail will continues towards the Kalikasthan which offers the panoramic view of many mountains along with Begnas Tal. After crossing several villages viewing many mountains from different view point, we will be at Siklis village. It is one of the largest and oldest Gurung villages of Nepal. The people of here are engaged mostly in animal husbandry and agriculture. We can explore the surrounding area along with the interesting lifestyle of Gurung and Magar community. The trekking to this region is considered as one of the best trekking route of Nepal with the difficulty of moderate while trekking. Generally, we consider the season of March, April, May, September, October and November as the best season for trekking at this part of Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
After getting on the plane from your home land, you will be at the international airport of Nepal i.e. TIA, where you may meet a representative of A One Nepal Trek. She/he will guide you towards the best hotel of Kathmandu. The night will be enjoying at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Early morning, after having the breakfast at Kathmandu, we will move towards Pokhara. We will drive for about 6 to 8 hours to reach at Pokhara. The travelling distance will be shorter if we take the plane. We will definitely enjoy the beautiful and panoramic view of the road. The night will be at Pokhara with a short visit to the city.
Day 03: Pokhara to Kalikasthan
From Pokhara, after having the early morning breakfast, we will drive towards the Bijayapur khola for about 1 hour to commence our trek. Then we hike towards the trail following the paddy field and river bank. After crossing the river, our trail goes steeper towards Kalikasthan. We will spend the night at Kalikasthan resting at one of the nearest lodges.
Day 04: Kalikasthan to Lamakhet
We will trek towards Lamakhet from Kalikasthan, after having the wonderful breakfast. The trekking route goes for about 6 hours long to the altitude of 1680m. The trail goes through the settlement of mixed ethic people and then to Mardi Khola through the rice fields. The trekking route is easy as we need to trek alongside the river. We will reach at Lamakhet at the end of the day. We will spend the night at Lamakhet. The exhilarating view of green forest around us will definitely attract us.
Day 05: Lamakhet to Siklis
After receiving the breakfast at Lamakhet, we will proceed forwards for Siklis. The trekking goes for about 6 hours long walking distance. The trail goes through the flat surface until we reach at Khilan Gaon. Afterwards Khilan Gaon, we will head towards Siklis following the trail that goes up to the hill. After walking for 6 hours, we are now at Siklis village at the altitude of 1980m.
Day 06: Siklis to Forest camp
After spending a stunning day at Siklis, we will return from our journey with a graceful heart. We will continue our trek following the Neuli Kharka or forest camp at the altitude of 2200m.The trekking phenomenon goes for about 5 hours. The trail goes through the forest of rhododendron and oak forest with the fresh breeze coming from it all the year. After a short trek, we will be at forest camp where we will have our camp for the night.
Day 07: Forest camp to Ghale Gaun
Early morning, we will clear our camp and will move towards the Ghale Gaun. We need to trek through the forest covered by rhododendron and some extinct animals. We need to cross the highest camp and our way will goes steeply down towards Ghale Gaun. The Ghale Gaun is mainly the settlement of Gurung and Magar people.
Day 08: Ghale Gaun to Pokhara
From Ghale Gaun, after having the breakfast we will march towards Pokhara viewing the dazzling view of giant mountains with their white cap of snow. The trekking goes for 3 hours and a steep path will leads us to Hangja to the height of 1070 to catch a vehicle to return to Pokhara. We can enjoy the evening and night at Pokhara valley enjoying the beautiful market area.
Day 09: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Early morning, after having the breakfast, we will pack our luggage to be back to Kathmandu. According to the demand of the people, we may visit the nearby temples and lakes also. We will be back to Kathmandu after a drive for about 6 to 8 hours. We can enjoy the beauties of nature presented on the side of the road. The night will be at Kathmandu with a graceful heart.
Day 10: Farewell Program
We will be served by the refreshing breakfast at Kathmandu. After receiving it, we can spend the rest time visit some nearby market.You should be at airport before 3 hours of our flight. A One Nepal Trek will organize a small farewell program for your remembrance. We wish you to have a better and safer journey ahead.
- All Airports pick up and drop.
- 2 nights your standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
- 1 night your standard hotel in Pokhara
- 6 days in standard lodges/ tea-houses in mountain during the trek
- All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] and a cup of tea with every meal
- Tourist standard bus between Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu
- An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
- Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
- All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
- A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
- Trekking certificate by A One Nepal Trek.
- Trekking are related map.
- All government and local taxes
- Nepal Visa fee (Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Meal city like Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
- Travel and rescue insurance.
- Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
- Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
One of the most popular short-easy trek of Nepal. Rich of nature with 3 major peaks [Mt Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt Annapurna I 8091m, Mt Manaslu 8163m] and several of beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with verity of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with them unique culture, religion and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.
Safety – Health- facility:
Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledge able workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also the area has heath post on every 2 days, and main hospital is not farther than maximum 5 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on ruff road, carry by the people, take a horse ride, and arrange the Helicopter at our needed as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours average per day with mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg. but 2 days is shorter.
Your Personal Travel Insurance:
We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country. It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don’t arrange or sell insurance.
Tea house Local lodge during the Trek:
All accommodations for Siklesh Trek are on twin sharing Home-Stay basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene, standard and clean of tourist standard available. There are mostly shame styles of accommodations during our trekking.All the lodging and meal cost has controlled by management community at in area.
Meals and Water:
During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.) are from the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has well trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, variety of breads, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to buy Bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with that’s help to controlled plastic pollution. Also the boiled water, or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.
What to bring with you:
Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half paint for rain, waterproof waking boot, Suntan lotion, sunglass, light waterproof gore tax set, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private light sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things.
The Annapurna region is stunningly beautiful, but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are consideration a ‘zero impact’ policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live at the traveled places. We enforce a number of do’s and don’ts. We also work alongside “KEEP” in order to maintain our environmental concerns.
We are Siklish trekking for all Season. Even Sep to Dec and Feb to Apr are best.
Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara:
Let us advice as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and others 4,3, 2,1 stars hotels: 5 stars hotel in Pokhara: Phulbari resort. And others standard hotels: Fishtail lodge, Meera Hotel.
Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of payment and a copy of your passport. One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying person in a group.(tax, flight and monuments fee is not free).
|Trip Start Date||Trip End Date||Price Per Person.|
|Every Day.||USD 380||Book Now|
The cost will be valued by: Your standard of hotels, service, group size and other extra activities. Please kindly let us know.