Siklis TreksTrek off-the-beaten-path to the biggest Gurung village in Nepal.

For those wanting at a bit more exercise and a unique cultural experience, Siklis trek offers a camping-based trek with magnificent scenery and fabulous local character. Trek along the Madi River Valley beore heading up through terraced fields, alpine meadows and rhododendron forests. With over several hundred neat slate-roofed houses huddled on a hillside, this seldom-visited village is the biggest Gurung village in Nepal, where traditions still run strong with shamanism.

Itinerary

Day 01: Take a short but spectacular mountain flight to Pokhara (820m) or drive

Day 02: Short drive to the Tibetan Refugee Camp at Hyangja (1,070m) and commence trek to Kharapani (1,375m)

Day 03/05: Continue through lush temperate forests and small settlements to the biggest Gurung village of Siklis (1,980m) with great views of the Annapurnas and Manaslu

Day 06: At Siklis: rest and exploration nearby

Day 07/09: Follow trails through terraced fields and remote villages to the beautiful Begnas lake (630m)

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu through the stunningly narrow river valleys

Trip Profile

Day Trip : 10

8 days point to point trek

Trek accommodation: 7 nights camping

Transportation: Private Bus

Type: Camping

Style: Escape

When to Visit: Oct to May

Altitude Max: 2,713m/8,900 ft ( Ghale Gaoun)

Altitude Avg: 1500m/4,920 ft

Grade: B/ MODERATE

Involves trekking of up to 4-6 hours a day at slow but steady pace

Highlights

  • Kathmandu temples and local markets
  • Spectacular short flight to Pokhara that offers incredible mountain views on a clear days
  • Quiet trails
  • Rhododendron and oak forests
  • Giant bee hives
  • Panoramic views of the Annapurna and Manaslu ranges from Siklis
  • Gurung village and cultures
  • Camping by ther Begnas lake
  • Scenic drive to Kathmandu through deep river valleys
  • Beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara

Cost Detail

Inclusions:

  • All meals except main meals in Kathmandu
  • All ground transport, including airport transfers, and flight as mentioned
  • All accommodations;
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • All applicable permits and entrance fees
  • Full trek staff arrangements including a Trek
  • Porters to carry personal and group equipments
  • Use of trek pack
  • Group medical kit
  • All major group equipments, etc

Exclusions:

  • Personal expences
  • Tips and Donation
  • Any Drinks
  • Air fair

Comments

  • Excellent for family adventures, student groups, and mature travellers
  • Poplar with cultural connoisseurs
  • Excellent add-ons: popular addition to any other tours

Duration : 10 Days

Options : Deluxe and Standard

Price : Please write us

Remarks: conditon apply