Ghorepani Poonhill Trek Annapurna Siklish Trekking is one of the amazing trekking options in the Annapurna Region. Any trekkers with moderate physical fitness level can go for this trek.
Experience the mixture of rustic life and get astonished by attention-grabbing peak views in a short time. The main allure of the Siklesh trek are views of arresting peaks like Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal.
You will see other bordering mountains above 6000m as well as magnificent natural landscapes and more. You can also enjoy homestay experience during the trek.
Overview of Annapurna Siklish Trekking
We will begin Annapurna Siklesh Trek from Pokhara a natural paradise also known as beautiful lake city which embraces panorama of the high Himalayan range.
On the way, during the Annapurna Siklish Trekking, you will get to see terraced fields, rhododendron forests, alpine pastures, and typical Gurung settlements.
Significantly, extravagant close-up view of peaks like Machapuchere well as Annapurna range will enthrall us. This, amazing short trek goes across a variety of topography from plain villages to Nepal’s largest Gurung settlement, Siklesh lying at the altitude of 3000m. Siklis village is over the Mardi River (1,981m), which faces Annapurna IV to the north and Lamjung Himal and Annapurna II to the east.
The area is mainly excellent for bird watching as it has perfect forested settings where diverse species of birds can be seen. Passing through the shades of woods of rhododendron with moss, lichen, wildflowers. Orchids is another fascinating part of the Annapurna Siklesh Trek.
In Siklesh you can also notice the ‘Jhankri’ (shaman) as well as Lama (priest) who performs rituals regarding marriage, birth, death and more.
Best time for Annapurna Siklish Trekking
The best season for Annapurna Siklesh Trek is August to December and February to May.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m.
After we arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, Trekking Guide Team Adventure’s staff will wait for you with a play card. He will help you to transfer to the hotel. At the hotel, you can just relax. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus. Overnight at Pokhara hotel. (B)
We will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu by bus. On the way, we will pass through terrace farms, villages as well as cities with views of snow-capped peaks. Pokhara embraces three attention-grabbing lakes in its region. They are Phewa, Rupa and Begnas.
At Pokhara, we can enjoy sightseeing in popular tourist areas. Some of which are Davi’s fall, Gupteshore cave, famous Fewa Lake. You can enjoy boating etc in the lakes. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 03: Pokhara to Bijaypur Khola and trek to Thulakot. Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
We will drive from Pokhara to Bijaypur Khola taking 30 minutes. We will then trek to Thulakot. At Thulakot, we can notice the leftovers of a fortress lying at the top of the hill. Overnight at tea house.
Day 04: Thulakot to Taprang and overnight at tea house. (5 hours) (B/L/D)
We will head off from Thulakot to reach at Taprang on this day taking around 5 hours. We will trek through stunning panorama before reaching Taprang. At Taprang, we will also discover steep terraced hillsides. Overnight in Taprang.
Day 05: Taprang to Lamakhet and overnight at tea house. (5 hours) (B/L/D)
We will move ahead from Taprang to Lamakhet which takes approximately 5 hours. Lamakhet is a pleasing village next to the Modi River. Overnight in Lamakhet.
Day 06: Lamakhet to Siklish and overnight at tea House. (4 hours)(B/L/D)
We will trek on a flat path along the river shore before reaching Khilangaun. We will after that, follow the trail which moves up for some hours. We will pass through Parju settlement from where we will go uphill to Siklis village. Siklis is the largest Gurung settlement in Nepal.
Most of the inhabitants in the village contribute to the Indian Army and British Army. Overnight at Tea House
Day 07: Rest day. Overnight at tea house. (B/L/D)
On this day, we will rest in Siklesh. In Siklesh, we can explore around or simply rest to get properly accustomed to the environment. Also, you will notice the ‘Jhankri’ (shaman) as well as Lama (priest) who perform rituals regarding marriage, birth, death and more. Overnight at tea house.
Day 08: Siklis to Thumke-Danda and overnight at tea house. (5 hours) (B/L/D)
Taking around 5 hours we will walk to Thumke Danda on this day. From the apex of Thumke danda, you will get to see picturesque landscape that remains in your memory forever.
Day 09: Thumke–Danda trek to Phedi-Khola about 3 hours and drive to Pokhara. Rest at tea house. (B/L)
On this day, we will walk ahead from Thumke Danda to Phedi Khola taking around 3 hours. Then from Phedi Khola, we will drive to Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. (B)
On this day, we will take the tourist bus after having our breakfast from Pokhara to return to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, you will return back to the hotel. At the hotel, you can just relax. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 11: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. (B)
Today, we will experience an amazing sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. We will visit Swayambhunath (Monkey temple) which is sited on the hill and the Stupa holds Buddha’s eyes on the four sides.
We will also make a trip to Boudhanath, almost certainly one of the largest stupas in the world. Also, we will visit Pashupatinath temple located at the bank of holy Bagmati River and here you can notice the cremation rituals of Hindus.
We will also walk around the beautiful Durbar Squares of Patan and Kathmandu where you will commonly see a number of temples carved beautifully with amazing arts. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Final Departure.
This is your last day in Nepal. You will head off from Nepal with awesome memories and remarkable time spent in the Annapurna Himalayan region. Our staff will transfer you to the airport for your departure.
- Hotel in Kathmandu with 2 stars bed & breakfast, for 3 nights.
- Hotel in Pokhara with tourist standard bed & breakfast for 2 nights.
- Your meal (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner) during the trek.
- One experience trekking guide & one porter for each two tourist.
- All land transportation from Kathmandu to Kathmandu by tourist bus
- Annapurna Conservation Permit.
- Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS).
- Insurance for guide & porters.
- All accommodation during the trek available lodge/tea houses.
- Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer.
- Our service charge.
- Farewell dinner.
- Personal equipment for trekking.
- Personal insurance for travel to Nepal.
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
- Emergency rescue evacuation.
- Tipping (Tips) For guide & porter.
- All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (Tea, Coffee, Mineral Water, hot water).
- Sweet things like chocolate and desert.
- Hot shower and laundry during the trekking.
- Wi-Fi, internet, phone calls, battery charging.
- Personal expenses, personal hygiene.
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