The Kapuche Glacier Lake with an altitude of 2450m from the sea level situates in the Gurung village Sikles of Kaski district in the Annapurna region. This lake is the declared lowest altitude glacier lake in the world.
Activity: Trekking (Kapuche Glacier)
Duration: 10 Days
Altitude: Up to 2,450 meter
Route: Pokhara – Sikles Village – Hugu Goth – Kapuche Lake
Season: March- May & September – November
Kapuche Lake trek (Royal Trek) is one of the best newly emerged trekking routes in Nepal that unfolds the natural beauty in whole. Its unique location and pristine natural presence leads to the remote and less crowded trails. The trekking trail leading to Sikles offers plenty of rewards as this trail is a paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers. This pristine trail is also abundant with Flora and Fauna. Due to its natural beauty and unique trekking experience, its in list and highlights among the trekkers. This trek enrolls to the most charming villages, interesting patterns of terraced fields, rhododendron forest and high alpine meadows snuggled below the towering mountains of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II (7937m) and IV (7525m).
Outline Itinerary of Kapuche Lake trek (Royal Trek)
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02: Sightseeing at kathmandu valley (Heritage Sites)
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara drive – Duration: 6-7 hrs
Day 04: From Pokhara to Sikles Village Drive – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 05: Trek to Hugu Goth, 5 – 6 hrs. Overnight at tea house (Hugu Goth)
Day 06: Trek to Kapuche Lake (Virgin Ice Lake) Explore back to Hugu Goth
Day 07: Trek to Sikles walk – Duration: 5 hrs. Overnight at guest house (Sikles)
Day 08: Breakfast at the Sikles and head to Pokhara by Bus or Jeep. After reaching you will taken to hotel and have a leisure afternoon. You can visit around the lakeside or go for boating at Fewa Lake
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu: Leaving behind the magnificent countryside early in the morning and travelling for 6-7 hrs
Day 10: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
Pricing for Group Size Basis: All inclusive Trekking Cost:
Price for single person: $ 1075
Price for 2-4 person’s basis: $ 965 per person
Price for 5-7 person’s basis: $ 860 per person
Price for 8-10 person’s basis: $ 7,75 per person
Join with us on a Kapuche Glacier Trek in 2021 | 2022
Customize your Trek: the trek can be redesigned based on your requirements. This is just a general itinerary, which can always individually be tailored made. Trekking package can be redesigned or as per your desire. For more detailed. Information feel free to Email us a at
CLIMATIC CONDITIONS OF NEPAL
Climatic conditions of Nepal vary from one place to another in accordance with the geographical features. In the northern summers are cool and winters severe, while in south, summers are tropical and winters are mild. Weather determines the trip plan at first. Nepal is the best land to visit at any season. Here, you can find good places to trek in the mountain region throughout the year. Although the average width of Nepal is only about 200m., it comprises a good topographical diversity and varied altitude resulting considerable climatic differences. As a result one can feel a diverse type of vegetation and climate even in a single day walk. Nepal’s weather condition depends on the season and altitude of at the place. Weather is generally predictable and remains pleasant in Nepal.
BEST TREKKING SEASONS IN NEPAL
Spring: March – May
Spring season starts from March and ends in May. Days are warm with hazy mornings and temperature fluctuates between 20 *C – 30* C (68* F to 86* F). This is a good to trek in this season as the ascending altitudes gets colorful appearance by Rhododendron blooms and piled up snow starts to melt in the higher altitudes.
Autumn: September – November
Autumn is busiest tourist season in Nepal. Many trekkers and climbers prefer autumn as best time to visiting Nepal. During the season, days are clear with fine weather, visibility is good, least rain, people in festive mood, mild temperature fluctuating between 20* C to 30* C (68* F to 86* F). This is the same season when the main festivals of Nepali, specially Hindu, Dashain, Tihar and Chhat are celebrated.
SAFETY AND SATISFACTIONS
We prioritize safety and sound health for our Clients and Employees.
The trek will be guided by one of our experienced, licensed and friendly trekking guide. The guide will be carrying all the essential equipments with a first aid kit for safety reasons. We offer you the insightful meditational trek. During emergence cases, if our clients have any trouble with mountain sickness or any other unforeseen circumstances then we will always be standing by to send a rescue helicopter to bring our clients back to lower places or Kathmandu.
PASSPORT AND VISA
You need to have a Visa to enter in Nepal while travelling. The arrival visa is available at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu where you can simply get On Arrival Visa. You must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal. You will be charged $25 USD for 15 days or $40 USD as visa application fees for 30 days tourist visa to the forefingers except for Chinese and India. For those tourists who have Indian and Chinese passports then you do not need a visa (Free Visa).
EXTRA PERSONAL EXPENSES ON TREKKING
During the trek, all your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks), the foods will be served as per the package program and besides that, any personal and Barbier bills would be extra.
Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers in participating in any trek and tour programs in the Himalayas. Getting travel insurance, especially while traveling in the mountain areas is like security on which you can rely and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuation expenses it will be assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, injury, repatriation expenses, and any kind of other illness will be covered. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.
BOOKING AND PAYMENT PROCESS
AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions is government-authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. We are also associated with International Tourism Company; Expedition Humanity & Adventure Wilderness GBR. We heartily welcome any adventure interested persons to be booked and be part of our family now. We treat you well as we have family based hospitality. To process a trip booking with us, you’re required to deposit 10 % of the full trip cost in advance to the prior of time to make sure all the reservations such as Hotels, guides, trekking permits, transportation, etc. The remaining of the payment can be easily made to us on your arrival. At the same time, sending all the required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details at the time of booking would be highly appreciated as it is mandatory.
The last-minute booking can be made by any interested travelers a day before the trip gets started. Moreover, the payment should be made 100% if you are booking this for the last minute and the booking can be made directly through sending us an email and messages on WhatsApp. 977-9851134813
Note: Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.