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Siklesh Trekking

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Overview

This fabulous Siklish trek takes you off the beaten path experience and through the Gurung Villages of Ghale Gaun and Parche, giving cultural experience. The ridge above the village of Siklish affords marvelous views of the Eastern Annapurnas. The trail passes through the friendly villages, terraced field, alpine pastures and rhododendron forests to Parche Village. and trek further continues on through a shady forest of rhododendron-hung heavy with lichen and moss, wild flowers and orchids flowering on the branches above.

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Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu

Your trip day starts today when you arrive to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding.

Day 2
Heritage Tour of Kathmandu

We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight of history, culture, art, architecture and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Budhhist spirituality, religious harmony, art and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.

Day 3
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (915m.)

Today you leave Kathmandu for Pokhara by road. We drive through heavily terraced fields and some villages on the way to Pokhara. While driving, you will see the snowy peaks of the Annapurna and Manaslu range. Lunch is served on the way in a local restaurant. Upon arrival in Pokhara you will be transferred to hotel. In the evening you will enjoy walking around the Lake side and ride on the boat at Phewa Lake. Overnight in hotel

Day 4
Pokhara to Kalikasthan (1370m)

A 30 minute drive to Bijayapur Khola (Bijayapur Army Camp) takes us to the starting point of the trek. The route takes us through rice fields then ascends through Rakhigaon. The views around are mesmerizing. Then the trail gently climbs along a ridge top through the Brahmin and Chhetri villages towards Kalikasthan. Overnight at lodge

Day 5
Kalikasthan to Lama Khet (1680m)

The trail passes through local villages and rice terraces up to Mardi Khola. En route, you cross Bhaise, Nawaldanda to reach Lama Khet, a small village surrounded by lush green hills.

Day 6
Lama Khet to Siklish (1980m)

Today the trail remains flat along the river bank until we reach Khilan Gaon. After that, you follow a path which is gently uphill for some distance and then gradually gets steeper. The trail climbs again until we reach Siklis village. This is one of the oldest and largest Gurung villages. Stay overnight at lodge

Day 7
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 camp

Day 8
Forest Camp to Ghale Gaon (2000m)

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

Day 9
Ghale Gaon to Pokhara

The trail descends gently to Hyamgja (1070m) where a vehicle awaits to take us back to Pokhara. Overnight in hotel

Day 10
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

After breakfast we drive to Kathmandu. After 6 hours driving we will reach Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel

Day 11
Free day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 12
Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination

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Equipment List

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What is Included

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
  • Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara at 3 star category with breakfast
  • Full day Kathmandu sightseeing with an English/ any other foreign language speaking city guide
  • Land transportation Kathmandu- Pokhara-Kathmandu
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System
  • An experienced and first aid trained license holder accompanying trekking guide
  • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons, one porter carries 15 KG.)
  • Meals, insurance, salary, equipment, accommodation, transportation of our trekking crew
  • Tea House accommodation on twin or multi sharing basis during the trek
  • Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)
  • Farewell dinner

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What is Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa
  • Your Travel/Medical insurance
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Single supplements in hotels except solo trekking service
  • Bar bills,  laundry, hot shower and battery charges while on trek
  • Optional trips not specified in the itinerary
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency
  • Donation to the local organization
  • Tipping to guide and porter
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