Sikles Trek

The Sikles Trek is a beautiful camping trek in the Annapurna region and socio-cultural travel in to a traditional Gurung Village of Annapurna who has been inhabitant in this region since old times.  The Sikles region has the fascinating views of Annapurna Himalayas and fishtail Himalayas travel through rough and wild hilly forests and regions of south Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. The travelers land a lake city of Pokhara and take a vehicle to Hemja village which is 20 minutes far from pokhara city. This Sikles Trek is classified as short trekking adventure where the travelers start trekking from lowland village, rhododendron forests, and farming lands elevating to the height of 3000meters in the Sikles Village of Gurung civilization. The travelers starting from Hemja village traverses through rough terrains of Annapurna region towards the Fishtail Mountain reaches the traditional villages of Sikles, Tang Ting and Bhujung in the end.  The trekking trail is the ancient traveler’s trails of Madi Khola Valley generally used by local shepherds during high alpine summer grazing. The Sikles Trek is a camping adventure where the travelers land on southern Annapurna region of real rural Nepal where travelers camp at nature’s lap, eat the local foods and enjoy the wonderful nature around them. The Sikles is the one of the largest Gurung settlements of Annapurna region dominated by closeby views of Annapurna, Lamjung, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri Himalayas and other associated Himalayas. This is a easy trekking adventure not crossing the 2500meters of elevation so there is no fear of altitude sickness during the trekking adventure.

This Sikles Trek is based on ease of travel and comforts of travelers who want to enjoy the trip not get exhausted every day due to strenuous walking. The guided tour to interesting places of Kathmandu city and Pokhara city comes as a refreshment sightseeing activities where the travelers can do shopping, enjoy local cuisine, local drive or any other means of enjoyment.  The Sikles Trek comes with deluxe packages of cultural shows, traditional dance event, and look in to religious centers along with trip to heritage sites of local government and UNESCO prescribed tourist sites that will provide the insights of Nepal and its cultural and its traditional society. The travelers are accommodated in the deluxe hotels and lodges along with deluxe transportation service till the last ground where vehicle can reach. The travelers are offered with unparalleled deluxe and luxury services cutting off all the hardships of walking and scarcity of rural regions by boarding on luxury Resorts and private Jungle Loges with large area of coverage.

Itinerary

Day 01 : pick up from the Int’L Airport, transfer to Hotel.
Day 02 : Sightseeing in kathmandu Valley.
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Pokhrara Bus/flight.
Day 04 : Pokhara to Kharpani.
Day 05 : Kharpani to Ghalekharka.
Day 06 : Ghalekharka to Nyaulikharka.
Day 07 : Nyaulikharka to Parche/Sikles.
Day 08 : Sikles to Chansu or Yangjakot.
Day 09 : Chansu/Yangjakot to Kalikasthan.
Day 10 : Kalikasthan to Pokhara.
Day 11 : Drive to kathmandu by Bus/flight.
Day 12 : Sightseeing in kathmandu Valley.
Day 13 : Transfer to International Airport and fly home.

Include Exclude

Cost Includes:

(1) All Airport – Hotel – Airport transfers (Pick up and drop)

(2) 3 porters, guide + 2 guest drive to Benishar by local bus than again drive local jeep to Koto including luggage transport

3 night’s hotel in Kathmandu, B/B plan
1 night hotel in Pokhara, B/B plan
Nar phu Special Permit
Upper Mustang Restricted area fees
Annapurna Conservation area fee, and applicable permits & taxes
Camping Equipments – Tents, Mattresses Food: 3 meals a day during the trekking day, tea and coffee
Twin sharing accommodation in tea house/lodge
English speaking experienced Guide who has been there
2 clients: 1 porter for carrying loads
Nepali staffs wages, daily allowances and insurance
Flight: Jomsom – Pokhara,
Guide flight from Jomsom to Pokhara
Airport taxes
3 porters from Jomsom to Kathmandu
Rescue evacuation co-ordination (covered by your travel insurance) All transportation as per the itinerary

Cost Excludes

International air ticket and airport taxes
Lunch and dinner while stay in Kathmandu
Personal Trekking Equipments for trek
All expenses of personal nature like: bar and beverages bills, telephone calls etc
Personal Travel insurance
Staffs tips