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Siklis Trek


Siklis is one of the largest Gurung villages in Nepal. Annapurna Siklis trek is a picturesque trek that unfolds the natural beauty and traditional culture of Nepal due to the various geographical terrains, villages, rhododendron forest, and high alpine meadows resting below the soaring peaks of Annapurna region. This beautiful camping trek is a great introduction to the beauty of the Annapurna range and to the Buddhist Gurung culture. The trek provides awesome views of different Annapurna Himalayan Range along with Dhaulagiri and Mt. Manaslu. The charming villages, intriguing patterns of terraced fields, rhododendron forests, high alpine meadows nestled below the towering mountains of Annapurna II and IV are some of the key features of Siklis Tek. The Siklis Trek route takes you to the region which is inhabited by the Gurung community upholding their age old customs and traditions. The Siklis trek lies in the sanctuary where varieties of birds and animals are found. We can hear the beautiful chirping sound of the birds all along the trekking route. The Siklis village is the oldest and largest Gurung village in this region. Most of the people here are engaged in agriculture and animal herding the people here are also known for their servitude in the Indian and British army. Rough and wild, this Trek through less traveled country of the south of Annapurna 2 and Lamjung Himal massif. It boasts good mountain views. This invigorating Siklis trek is one of the wilderness treks in Annapurna region walking off the main trails through quiet forest, alive with bird song and a blaze of color in spring.

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Max. Altitude: Ghale Gaon (2000m)
  • Trek Grade: Easy
  • Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September - November are the best seasons.  
  • Transportation: PrivateCar/Van,Flight
  • Activity: City tour, Trekking

Day 1

Arrive at the airport and transfer to a hotel.Stay overnight and prepare for the trek.

Day 2
Flight or Drive to Pokhara

Drive to the Domestic Airport to take a 25 minutes flight to Pokhara. Or if you wish you can take a Tourist bus to Pokhara about 6-7 hour drive exploring .Pokhara is a tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, Buddhist and Hindu temples and beautiful mountain views. Stay overnight.

Day 3
Pokhara to Kalikasthan (1370m)

Just east of the Vijaypur Khola ,the trail starts near the army camp on the Prithivi highway,. Cross the flat area of rice fields and the river trekking through different tribal villages before reaching the ridge of Kalikasthan. Overnight.

Day 4
Kalikasthan to Lammchaur (1680m)

From Kalikasthan ,a 6hrs trail proceeds through local villages up to Mardi Khola. Passing different water falls, the tracks moves down hill before climbing Lammchaur. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 5
Lammchaur to Siklis (1980m)

The hike path climbs to Siklis (Largest Gurung Village) through dense rhododendron forests and cultivated fields. This is the best point to see the Himalayan panorama like Annapurna, Lamjung Himal etc. Overnight.

Day 6
Siklis to Ghale Gaon (2000m)

While walking, you cross the highest pass of this trek (2100m). After hiking through the pass, you descend steeply to reach Ghale Gaon. Enjoy the panoramic view of Fishtail .Stay overnight.

Day 7
Ghale Gaon to Pokhara

The trek takes about 3 hours from Ghale Gaon to Pokhara. You descend through the forest passing a diverse range of tribal villages. Stay overnight at Pokhara.

Day 8
Pokhara to Kathmandu, Take a 25 minutes flight or 6/7 hour Drive.

Take a flight or drive by tourist bus/Private car to Kathmandu. The flight takes about 25mins while driving takes 6-7 hrs.You can shop for soveniers whilst at Kathmandu.

Day 9
Final Departure

Arrive at the airport and check in for final departure.