Sikles Trek 7 days is a short and beautiful trek to Sikles village in Annapurna region Nepal. Sikles is biggest and beautiful Gurung village in Pokhara. This trek also known as Sikles community homestay trek is recently explored new trekking trail in Annapurna. You will meet few trekkers on the trail. The whole Annapurna mountain range from Tara Hill top is supper amazing. The short Sikles trek in Annapurna beginning and ending in Pokhara-Sikles village, Tara Hill, Ghalegaun and Pokhara. The 7 days Sikles Village trek is perfect to enjoy the natural and cultural beauty of Annapurna region in a short time avoiding the traffic of hikers on the trail. We cater 7 days Annapurna Sikles trekking package cost and departure dates for 2021.22.23.24.25.
Trip Name: Sikles Trek
Trip Duration: 7 days
Trip Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Trip Season: Aug to Dec, Jan to Jun
Trip Altitude: 850m- 3210m
Trip Cost: USD 490-USD 830
Group Size: 01 - 12 people
Trip Package: Private/Group Trek
Mode of Transfer: Bus / Car / Flight
Start/End of Trip: Kathmandu /Kathmandu
Sikles Trek 7 days is a beautiful off the beaten trekking in Annapurna Nepal where you can enjoy pretty much close view of Mt Annapurna.
7 days Sikles Trek is the best trekking in Nepal. Sikles Village is one of the most picturesque treks that unfold the natural beauty of Nepal. Annapurna Sikles trek is a short and beautiful trek near Pokhara. This is a quiet trail with amazing views of Annapurna and Gurung culture with basic facilities. Pokhara Sikles Trek known as Sikles village Trek is a home stay trek with basic facilities offers an amazing views of landscapes and Gurung culture. Sikles Trek in Nepal is a less explored trekking trail as it is near to Pokhara in Nepal. The short Sikles trekking is for everyone who loves to explore local nature and culture. A good fitness level is required for Annapurna Sikles Trek as it involves of 6 to 7 hour of walk carrying a light day pack. The trail is non-technical, you will reach to a maximum altitude at 3500m. The 7 days Annapurna Sikles Trekking Tour Package is good for family with children, solo and small group travelers who want to avoid traffic of trekkers while trekking in Nepal.
Sikles Trek in Annapurna is a perfect trekking to see up close view of Annapurna Himalayan range from Tara Hill Top. Sikles Trek in Pokhara leads to the wilderness exploration away from traditional Gurung villages. You will trek through untouched primary forest is a rare joy anyway, but in the foothills of Nepal it is exhilarating, encounter and experience typical cultural villages.
Annapurna Sikles Trekking starting from Pokhara is heading to north towards the holy mountain Machhapuchare. The Sikles Trek route offers wonderful views of the Annapurna and Manaslu ranges. Hiking though oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest following ancient trails to the Modi Khola valley and stay in the villages of Sikles and Ghale Kharka. The views from the ridges of the endless blue foothills as we roll southwards are unsurpassed anywhere in the country. This is a new trek in Annapurna you will experience a truly captivating village experience where you see the real rural Nepal. We stay at home stay and tea houses, eat the local dishes and witness daily life unfold around us.
Annapurna Sikles Trek routes are Kalikastan, Sikles village, the biggest clustering Gurung village of Annapurna, Ghale Gaun via Tara Hill Top at 3500m to Pokhara. You will get a unique trekking experience that goes through jungle and villages. The Sikles Village Trek in Annapurna combines the magnificent close up views of Annapurna range from Tara Hill Top with captivating landscapes. The 7 days Sikles trekking starts with an exciting flight of 30 minutes or a 6 hour drive to Pokhara, trek up to Sikles village, the biggest Gurung village of Nepal with rich culture and an interesting and rewarding experience you will experience. Annapurna Sikles Trekking in Spring is amazing with flowering rhododendron trees of various colors and large white magnolia tree.
Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Travel by bus or by flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, on the shores of scenic Phewa Lake.
Day 2: Pokhara to Lamakhet/Yanjakot (5 hours)
Trek to Lamakhet, a picturesque village along the Modi River. Overnight in Lamakhet/Yanjakot.
Day 3: Lamakhet/Yangjakot to Sikles Village (5/6 hours)
Trek to Siklis, passing Parju Village along the way.
Day 4: Rest day at Sikles.
Explore Sikles and take the opportunity to observe the daily life of the Buddhist Gurung people.
Day 5: Siklis to Ghalekharka (5 hours)
Trek to Ghalekharka via Tara hilltop overnight at Ghalekharka.
Day 6: Ghale Kharka –Pokhara via Sardi Khola.
Trek for approximately 3 hours to Sardi Khola and then drive to Pokhara (2 hours drive).
Day 7: Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. In the afternoon free day is for shopping souvenir for your family members and friends. In the evening, join our farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant with authentic Nepali meals and traditional culture dances.
Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for trekking in Nepal. The following trekking equipments and gears are recommended before trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)