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Siklis and Ghale Gaun Trek

10 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Sleep at nights in lap of Annapurna Himalaya
  • Experience the different culture and Nature
  • World eyeful view of the mountain
  • Excellent views of Annapurna South and Fishtail
  • Visit to Typical village of Ghale Gaoun

Siklis and Ghale Gaun Trek is one of the shortest and easiest treks in Nepal. It lies in a low altitude elevation (2000m) near Pokhara. Siklis, believed to be the second largest Gurung village in Nepal, is located to the north-east of Pokhara and Ghale Gaun, as the title suggests (Gurungs are also called Ghale and ‘Gaun’ is village in English), is a very popular Gurung village primarily for its cordial hospitality, friendly Gurungs and indeed its awesome natural beauty.

This trek starts from Bijayapur one-hour drive from Pokhara. From Bijayapur the treks proceeds downhill to the river valley through the waterfalls a one-hour walk through paddy fields, and rhododendron and bamboo forests. You will take a rest in Siklis. On the excursion day around the Gurung village of Sikils we will explore the Gurungs’ lifestyle, their culture, traditions and the ancient water driven flourmills.

Ghale Gaun is next to Sirubari of Syanja in terms of the most popular rural tourist attraction. Apart from cherishing the rural beauty you can enjoy the fabulous view of a panorama the Himalayas such as Manasalu, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre and Himalchuli. Descending from Ghale Gaun to Besisahar you will pass through dense forest and also Lama Gaun.

It is normally a 10-day package. However, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will design your itinerary as per your time constraint, desire and interest. You can trek through this route throughout the year. This trek can be the most ideal one for those who travel as a family.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport (1350m) and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (827m) from Kathmandu and explore.
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to (Bijaypur) then trek to Kalikasthan (1,370m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 04: Trek from Kalikasthan to Lama Chaur (1350m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 05: Trek from Lamachaur to Siklish (1980m) 6-7 hrs.
Day 06: Trek from Siklish to Bhaisikarka (2200m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 07: Trek from Bhaisirkarka to Ghale Gaon (1620m) 3-4 hrs.
Day 08: Trek from Ghale Gaon to Purano Chaur and drive back to Pokhara (827m)
Day 09: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus 6-7 hrs.
Day 10: Drop to airport for final departure.

Join with Us on a Sikles and Ghalegaun Trek

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Trekking Seasons in Nepal!

There are 4 distinct seasons in Nepal and trekking in each season has its own advantages and disadvantages. So check our page for trekking seasons. And please contact us for the month, date and duration to match your trip.

Trip Info

We would like to provide some information that will help you with each of your considerations. Please read below for the more information.

  • The cost of the trip always depends on the size of the group and the client's desire (budget)
  • The itinerary included above is a guideline that AlpineTrav Treks provides you with advice and suggestions.
  • Additional activities could be either added or reduced as per client's request before the confirmation of the trip.
  • The price shall be adjusted in our mutual understanding; if the client intends to add some services, we shall charge for those additional services, if intends to lessen some services, we shall wave the charges accordingly.
  • The itinerary is published in full board operation services for a clear understanding of the client. But, required for Trekking cost depends on porter request or exclusion too.
  • The above offer price is full board standard format of itineraries which are all inclusive. But, the cost depends also on request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara.
  • Please feel free to contact with us for any information about your selected package.

Details Itinerary

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • AlpineTrav Treks provides pick-up and drop services from international and domestic airports on your arrivals and departures.
  • Representative of AlpineTrav Treks will be waiting for you on arrived at international and domestic airports with a your name's placard so that you can easily find our person. And you will be transferred to the hotel.
  • According to the above trekking package schedule, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will arrange two nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and two nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara.
  • AlpineTrav Treks will provide Experienced and government authorized (licensed holder) high altitude trekking guide during the trekking period.
  • AlpineTrav Treks also provides an assistant guide on a group basis to assist members in trekking. (necessary)
  • According to the trip program, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions arranged flight tickets from Kathmandu to Pokhara for trekking members.
  • Transportation will be included during the trekking and major city for members as per the itinerary above.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will provide you with a clean and cozy teahouse/lodge to stay in and eat during the trekking.
  • Most of the trekking trail, lunch is done on the way between the starting and ending the day of hiking while dinner and breakfast at the teahouse/lodge where you have overnight stay. AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provides a fresh breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee at the tea house's menu throughout the trekking. (clean, Nutritious, and fresh food)
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions allow up to 15kg of personal trekking equipment per person during the trekking period carried by porters or mules.
  • As Sikles and Ghalegaun is at the Annapurna region territory, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provide you a permit for Annapurna conservation.
  • The Trekkers' Information Management Systems permit issued by the trekking agency association of Nepal is necessary to enter the area of Annapurna Conservation, so AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provide you a TIMS permit too.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provides all wages, equipment, and insurance for elaborate trekking staff.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provide first aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of your trekking and health safety.
  • AlpineTrav Treks for members convenience always provide maps of related trekking.
  • The above offer price includes our service charges, government charges, and all taxes and vat. Except for the above amount, there are not any hidden costs charged by us.
  • We want to offer you to have dinner with us before you departed from Kathmandu. It will be an opportunity for you to see and learn about Nepali culture and tradition.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions offer you farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and Pokhara is also the second city of Nepal. Since this citys offers high quality and delicious food from different countries and groups, we were hoping you could taste the meals you like. For that reason, during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will have to arrange lunch and dinner (except the farewell dinner).
  • Suppose you want to take any packed food, snacks, drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, and carbonated soft drinks, any types of alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars during the trek. In that case, you have to buy it yourself.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of Items of personal trekking equipment, laundry expenses, tips, Landlines, mobiles, satellite phones, and the internet service exclude in the package.
  • Trekking is an adventurous activity that always takes place in remote areas. So, safety is the primary factor for us. Therefore, you have to have your travel insurance covering the cost of emergency rescue, medical treatment, medical tests, and hospitalization before you arrive for the trip to Nepal.
  • The package cost offered above does not include your international flight ticket and Nepal's tourist visa, so that you have to pay for your international flight ticket and tourist visa yourself.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, changes in government regulations exclude.
  • The short sentence, "The services we provide in the above package cost inclusive," will cost extra if you want more than additional services you have to pay extra.
  • Those Employees who are involved in your trekking are hoping for tips, gifts, or something at the end of the trip, which is an opportunity to say how happy you are with our staff and what kind of service you have rendered.
  • Your guide and porters will expect the tips according to the international system in the trekking package for your information.

Equipment List

— SPF T-Shirts x3
— Hiking Pants X 2
— Underwear X 3
— Comfortable trekking shoes
— Sandals to wear at night
— Socks x 3
— Packable Down jacket
— Sweater
— Hat/Scarf/Gloves for night
— Toiletries
— Sunscreen/Sun hat/Sunglasses
— Refillable Water bottle
— Packable Towel
— Sleeping bag – the teahouses provide blankets but they are lightweight and it can be chilly at night
— Trekking poles – not essential but can be helpful going downhill
— Headlamp
— Camera – for pictures

Trip Map

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Siklis and Ghale Gaun Trek
From $950.00
/ Per person

Trip Facts

  • 9 nights, 10 days
  • Easy
  • 2200m/7217ft.
  • Autumn (Sep to Dec) & Spring ( March to May)
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Private Vehicles/ Tourist Vehicles/Flight
  • Teahouse/Lodges
  • Min 1 - Max 12

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