Duration: 13 Days
Highest access: 0m
Siklis Village Trek takes you all the way through the fluctuating geographical terrains, beautiful villages, rhododendron and forest, emerald hills, alpine river, high alpine meadows resting below the soaring peaks of Annapurna introducing you the real and incredible view of Nepal. This trekking trail takes us to the beautiful villages mostly inhibited by Gurung community; presenting their unique customs and traditions. This trekking trip offers you it’s enrich sanctuary with wide varieties of flora and fauna. As you move forward you can hear birds singing welcome songs in their beautiful chirping Language. The trek provides some magnificent view of different Annapurna Himalayan range along with Dhaulagiri and Mt. Manasalu.
Trek to Siklis Village starts from Bijayapur Khola within a short drive distance from Pokhara. From Bijayapur Khola, we go up along the terraces filled with Golden rice fields of Rakhi gaon to chautara. From there our trail leads us towards Kalikasthan (1370m), mildly climbing along a ridge top through several small villages which are inhabited by Brahmin and Chhetri. Here in kalikasthan the encampment offers dramatic view of the whole Pokhara city along with Massif Mountain and splendid Begnas Taal. From kalikasthan the trail now moves towards Lamakhet, crossing the rivers: - Bhaise and Nawaldanda. From Lama khet crossing along the bank of the Bhaise river passing the village of Khilan gaon and parju offers us the superb view of massif Machhapuchare Mountain, finally our trail takes us to Siklis (1980m). The siklis village is one the oldest and largest Gurung village of this region. Most of the people are engaged in agriculture and animal herding as their main occupation and are also well known for serving in the Indian and British army. Now we move to from siklis to Neuli Kharka which is also called as Forest camp (2200m) and it passes along a thick rhododendron and deciduous oak forest. From forest camp we trek through the steep trail passing through the thick rhododendron forest Ghale Gaon(2000m), a small village which is inhabited my Magar and Gurung. In Ghale Gaon we will spend a day, at the end of our trip we will enjoy with local inhabitants and Explore their culture and traditions. From here we trek back to Pokhara via Hyamgia 1070m then our journey will end.
|Day 01||Arrival in Kathmandu, Welcome program by Himalayan Magic Treks member and direct transfer to hotel on B&B plan.|
|Day 02||Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.|
|Day 03||We drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara, on the shores of scenic Phewa Lake via flight or bus.|
|Day 04||We drive from Pokhara to Thulakot.|
|Day 05||We trek from Thulakot to Taprang. This will take about 5 hours of walk. Trek through spectacular scenery to the village of Taprang with its steep terraced hillsides. Overnight in Tapran.|
|Day 06||We trek from Taprang to Lamakhet. This will take about 4 hours of walk. We trek to Lamakhet, a picturesque village along the Modi River. Overnight in Lamakhet|
|Day 07||Lamakhet to Siklis. This will take about 4 hours of walk. We Trek to Siklis, passing Parju Village along the way.|
|Day 08||We spend a day as rest day and explore Siklis and take the opportunity to observe the daily life of the Buddhist Gurung people.|
|Day 09||We trek from Siklis to Thumke-Danda. This will take about 5 hours of walk.|
|Day 10||We trek from Thumke-Danda to Pokhara. Trek for approximately 3 hours to Phedi Khola and then drive for 4 hours to reach Pokhara.|
|Day 11||We fly back from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at hotel.|
|Day 12||Free at Kathmandu, evening together farewell dinner in Typical Nepali Culture.|
|Day 13||Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.|
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