Sikles Village Tour
Sikles village trek in the Annapurna range is one of the most enjoyable village trekking routes of Nepal. It combines the magnificent close up views of Annapurna range from Tara Hill Top with captivating landscapes. We start Sikles trekking with an exciting flight or drive into Pokhara, then trek up to Sikles village, the biggest Gurung village of Nepal with rich culture and art – an interesting and rewarding experience to look forward to. In spring, Sikles is awash with flowering rhododendron trees of various colors and large white magnolia tree.
Day 1: Kathmandu: Arrival Day
Namaste and welcome to Nepal and the start of our adventure! We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting and transfer to your hotel. We’ll have a final briefing in the evening regarding our itinerary and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Full day sightseeing in UNESCO listed historical sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), and Pashupathinath in Kathmandu valley with experienced Tour Guide by private car/van,
Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara, (Optional to fly)
After breakfast drive to Pokhara 200 km and it takes around 6-7 hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus or private van. The tourist bus/van stops for breakfast at 09.00 am and at around 12.00 for lunch on the way to Pokhara. Late afternoon and evening is free time.
Day 4: Drive to Bijayapur and start trek to Kalikasthan 6 hrs.
Drive to Bijayapur and start trek to Kalikasthan 6 hrs. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Trek to Lama Chaur 5 hrs.
Trek to Lama Chaur 5 hrs. Overnight at lodge.
Day 6: Trek to Sikles 7 hrs.
Trek to Sikles 7 hrs. Explore ethnic Gurung culture and their traditions. We will introduce you to the village Chief to get a brief history of this authentic Gurung village. This trip is famous for giving us deep insights into the old traditions of the Gurung community who’ve lived in this stunning area for centuries…
Overnight at lodge.
Day 7: Trek to Bhaisikarka.
Trek to Bhaisikarka. Overnight at lodge.
Day 8: Trek to Ghale Gaon 5 hrs.
Trek to Ghale Gaon 5 hrs. Overnight at lodge.
Day 9: Trek to Purano Chaur and drive back to Pokhara 4 hrs.
Trek to Purano Chaur and drive back to Pokhara 4 hrs. Spend the evening sunset on Phewa Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu, (Optional to fly).
Drive back to Kathmandu. Optional to fly back. If fly back, daytime you may want to go Paragliding & visit the beautiful Pokhara hotspots. We’ll reunite in the evening for a farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurants in town, where we’ll be eager to hear your feedback on the trip.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Extend your trip or Final departure.
You may want to consider extending your trip with endless activities such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, White Water Rafting, Paragliding in Pokhara & many more. If you are departing then our representative will drop you off at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport a few hours before the scheduled flight. Namaste and we hope to see you again soon!
Cost, Includes and Excludes
- Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicles
- 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with breakfast
- Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu & Pokhara
- Transportation from KTM- Pokhara – Kathmandu by road
- All meals and accommodation during Sikles trekking period
- An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov. of Nepal
- All governmental procedure permit fees and local taxes
- Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant
- Visa fees/ international airfares to and from Kathmandu
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc
- Tips for guides, porters and driver
- All other personal expenses