Sikles Trek - 9 Days

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Sikles is situated to the north east of Pokhara which is at an elevation of about 2000 meters in the shadow of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal. It is a large village, possibly the second largest Gurung village in Nepal. The major attractions of Sikles trekking are the charismatic Gurung village of Sikles. This village is very famous cultural village of Gurung people north to the Pokhara valley. One can experience the life styles of the Gurung people residing there with handicraft production. The Trek Provides an overview of trekking in the Annapurna Conservation Area. The route offers awesome views of the mountain and surrounding valleys, which passes through areas rich in flora and fauna. It is especially popular for its diversity of bird species. The route begins with a short drive from Pokhara passing through many natures and cultures of the surroundings. The Trekking Trail is a rough, wild but less traveled area in the country. It is the peace area and lovely full surroundings. You can have a view of Great Mountains; our ridge line route offers wonderful views of the Annapurna (8091 m.), Machhapuchhre (6993 m.), Dhaulagiri round trek. Dhaulagiri (8167 m. Lamjung Himal, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak, Dhampus peak, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and many more.


Outline Itinerary (Sikles Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m) drive – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 03 : Pokhara to Bijayapur short drive and start trek to Kalikasthan (1370m) walk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 04 : Trek Kalikasthan to Lama Chaur (1680m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 05 : Lama Chaur to Sikles (2000m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 06 : Sikles to Ghalegaun (2000 m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 07 : Ghalegaun to Pokhara (900m) around 5 hrs by drive
Day 08 : Pokhara to Kathmandu (1400m) drive – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 09 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


Itinerary can be make increase of decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this Sikles Trek if you are interested for other activities like Sightseeing, Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m) drive – Duration: 6 hrs

Day 3
Day 03 : Pokhara to Bijayapur short drive and start trek to Kalikasthan (1370m) walk - Duration: 4 hrs

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek Kalikasthan to Lama Chaur (1680m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 5
Day 05 : Lama Chaur to Sikles (2000m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 6
Day 06 : Sikles to Ghalegaun (2000 m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 7
Day 07 : Ghalegaun to Pokhara (900m) around 5 hrs by drive

Day 8
Day 08 : Pokhara to Kathmandu (1400m) drive – Duration: 6 hrs

Day 9
Day 09 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

Price Includes:

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation by Private Vehicles (Kathmandu - Pokhara to Kathmandu)
  • Hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Porters for carrying luggage, 15Kgs – 20Kgs (1 porter 2 guest’s)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • Standard & comfortable Guesthouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Trekking TIMS Card and Annapurna Conservation fee
  • AlpineTrav Treks sleeping bag, down jacket, duffle bag and trekking map
  • In worst case, assist with all rescue and evacuation arrangements
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • All Government Tax
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

Price doesn't Include:

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Hotel in Kathmandu (we can assist you if required)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, wifi, boiled water and shower
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslide, political disturbance and strikes
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for guide, porters

Sikles Trek – 9 Days: (Accommodation: Guesthouse/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2 person basis : Eur 750 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 4 person basis : Eur 600 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +4 person basis : Eur 550 per person


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Chitwan National park Jungle Safari might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Trip Facts

  • 9 Days
  • Easy
  • 2000 Meter
  • Spring (February-May) Autumn (Sep-Dec)
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Tourist Bus (Deluxe)
  • Guesthouse/Lodge
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