Overview

Siklis Trek

 

Trek Code: BATE NEP 06
Trek Name: Siklis Trek
Grade: Easy
Max Elevation: 2713m/8899ft
Accommodation: Hotel/ Lodge/Camp
Meal: All meal on trek & Bed & breakfast in cities
Transport: Flight or Private vehicle
Trek Days: 05
Total Days: 11

Siklis Trek is one of the shorter and lower altitude treks within the Annapurna region, and which can completed under a week. The trek takes you through classic Himalayan trekking trails weaving through rhododendron forests, isolated villages and along gushing rivers. Similar to other treks in the Annapurna region Siklis Trek also boasts dramatic views of the Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Lamjung Himal (mountain), Mt. Machhapuchchhre (Fish Tail) and Mt. Dhaulagiri. 

 

11 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • All airport transfers as per the itinerary
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Nirvana Garden Hotel in Kathmandu (twin sharing BB)
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Meera Hotel in Pokhara (twin sharing BB)
  • Half day guided sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Full day guided sightseeing and boating in Pokhara
  • All necessary transportation during sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All necessary entrance fee during sightseeing
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary in best available lodge en-route during trek
  • All meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • All camping equipment and arrangement
  • Trekking guide
  • Porter @ 2 clients (weight max. 15 kg per clients)
  • Extra porters for carrying food supply
  • Cook and Sherpa for trek
  • Insurance for Nepali staffs
  • National park fee
  • Transportation to and from trek initiation and end point by necessary vehicle
  • Nepali staff daily wages
  • Transportation Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist coach for clients & guide
  • Transportation Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by local bus for Sherpa & Porters
  • Fully loaded medical kit box
  • Trekking kit bag to each group member                                                                                                                                                                                           

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Travel insurance (must cover all risk undertaken)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Expenses of personal nature like phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Bar bills (hard and soft drinks)
  • Gratuities for staff
  • Services not mention herein
  • You will require Rs. 1700 each for airport departure tax.
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Rewarding views of the Annapurna Himalayan Range and surrounding peaks

  • Trekking adventure through insightful Gurung villages

  • Sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu

  • Spectacular sunrise views from Siklis

  • Explore scenic lake city of Pokhara

Itinerary
Days Date Itinerary Overnight
01   Arrival in Kathmandu, 1300m/4265ft Hotel (BB)
02    

Sightseeing tour of Boudhanath Stupa , Pasupatinath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Hotel (BB)
03    

Drive to Pokhara and trek to Kalikasthan.(1420m/4658ft), 4 hrs, Lunch en-route

 

Camp (Full Board)

04   Trek to Lamachaur (1040m/3411ft ), 5 hrs,  Lunch en-route Camp (Full Board)
05    

Trek to Siklis (1980m/6494ft), 5 hrs,  Lunch en-route

 

Camp (Full Board)

06   Trek to Ghalegaun (2713m/8899ft) , 6 hrs,  Lunch en-route Camp (Full Board)
07    Trek back to Pokhara (820m/2690ft) , 3 hrs,  Lunch en-route Hotel (BB)
08   Sightseeing in Pokhara Hotel (BB)
09   Drive to Kathmandu Hotel (BB)
10   Free day in Kathmandu Hotel (BB)
11   Transfer to airport for final departure ---

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu: (1300m/4265ft)

Arrival in Kathmandu where you will be met and transferred to Hotel, just walking distance to any styles of good restaurants and shops. Our Representative will give you short briefing on hotel facilities and safety. Tonight we only have a short introduction to the area, just what you need to know before the main briefing tomorrow. O/N in Hotel at Kathmandu (BB).

Day 02: Sightseeing of World Heritage sites

After breakfast, trek briefing will take place around 9 am. All aspects of gear and conditions are discussed to make sure you're fully prepared for the trip, and any last minute questions answered. After lunch we explore this medieval capital. We visit Boudhanath, also known as little Tibet. Then we visit Pasupatinath, holy temple of Hindu where cremation takes place by the holy river Baghmati. Later we visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square. O/N in Hotel at Kathmandu (BB).

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara then trek to Kalikasthan: (1420m/4658ft), 4 hrs

With a morning wake up guide will pick up you and transfer to the tourist bus station and drive (approximately seven hours with breaks) through the beautiful river view & Nepalese countryside to reach the Pokhara lakeside then drive to Bijayapur and trek through different tribal villages to Kalikasthan, camping at the top of the mountain, offering panoramic views of the Himalaya. O/N Camping in Kalikasthan.

Day 04: Trek to Lamachour: (1040m/3411ft), 5 hrs

Passing waterfalls, the track moves downhill into the lush green river valley, before climbing towards Lamachour, where we camp for the night. O/N Camping in Lamachour.

Day 05: Trek Lamachour to Siklis: (1980m/6494ft), 5 hrs

The track climbs to Siklis through dense rhododendron forest and Nepal’s largest Gurung (or Gorkha) Village. This is the best point from which to see the Himalayan panorama and close views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II and Manaslu. O/N Camping in Siklis.

Day 06: Trek Siklis to Ghalegoan: (2713m/8899ft), 6 hrs

Descend through the forest and a smaller village to the pleasant village of Ghale. You may be interested to stay one more day here, to enjoy the panoramic view of the Machhapuchhare (the Fishtail). This will be your last night with your trekking crew except trekking Guide. Trekking crew will organize a farewell ceremony, Nepali song and dance, staff members will be allowed to drink to join the party. You may want to try local drink called “Rakshi”, please be aware; it does not taste good and is very strong. O/N Camping in Ghalegoan.

Day 07: Trek Ghalegoan to Pokhara: (820m/2690ft), 3 hrs

The trail descends to Pokhara through the forest, passing a diverse range of tribal villages (Brahman, Chhetri, Gurung and Thakali.) O/N in Hotel at Pokhara (BB)

Day 08: Sightseeing at Pokhara 

Pokhara is the most popular destination for visitors to Nepal. The natural beauty of its lakeside location and its proximity to the mountains has made in the natural choice for trekkers and adventures. Here you will have a sightseeing tour at Barahi Temple, Davi's fall and Mahendra Cave.

Optional: (If you are adventure lover, Pokhara offers some of the most amazing adventure sport such as Paragliding, Ultra light flight, Zip line.
O/N in Hotel in Pokhara. (BB) 

Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu 

After having the breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu on a Tourist Coach which will take 5/6hrs of driving. O/N in Hotel at Kathmandu (BB).

Day 13: Day at leisure: 

This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure and either relaxes at hotel
Optional activities:
Organic farm & lunch/cooking class/introductory Yoga O/N in Hotel at Kathmandu. (BB) 

Day 11: Holiday extension or transfer to airport for final departure:

Today either you’ll have your holiday extension for another tour or we will transfer you to airport for final departure flight.