Annapurna – Siklis Trek
Trip Title: Annapurna – Siklis Trek
Trip Length: 10 Days
Trip Grade: B [Grading Overview]
National Park: Annapurna [Parks Overview]
Activity Grade: 2+/3 [Grading Overview]
Special Focus: Siklis Village
Months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December,
Please view our Maps Page to see if this trip has a map.Description:
The historic hill trek to Siklis – one of the oldest Gurung settlements and the second largest Gurung village in Nepal – still retains an aura of the ancient. Here, the Jhankri (shaman) and Lama (priest) have important roles in this Buddhist community, marriage, death and day-today lives of villagers. Siklis village lies above the Mardi Khola river(1,981m), overlooking Annapurna IV to the north and Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal to the east. The region is particularly good for bird watching because of its pristine forested surroundings where different species of birds thrive.Itinerary:
Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara – 7 hours.
Afternoon, drive from Pokhara to Hyangja and commence trek along a flat trail past the Tibetan Refugee Camp to a campsite along the bank of Madi Khola river – 3 hrs.
Trek to Kharepani (1,727m) 5 hrs.
Trek to Ghalekharka (2,090m) 5 hrs.
Trek to Forest Camp (2,696m) 6 hrs.
Trek to Siklis (2,121m) 6 hrs.
Trek to Lama khet (1,800m) 5 hrs.
Trek to Thulokote (1,400m) 5 hrs.
Trek to Begnas (890m) 4 hrs. Cross the Begnas lake by boats and drive to Pokhara.
The below cost is quoted under the basis of per day per person:
Minimum 2 Pax – €74
(3-6) Pax – €55
(7-10) Pax – €50
10 to more – €45
The Camping Price includes:
Camping accommodation in tents, food (except bar bill), staffs (Guide, sherpas, cook, kitchen boys, porters) and their all expenses including insurance, ACAP entry fee, ground transportation and governmental taxes.
Minimum 2 Pax – €45
(3-6) Pax – €40
(7-10) Pax – €30
10 to more – €28
The Tea House Price includes:
Accommodation in available hotels or guesthouses in route, food (except bar bill), staffs (Guide and porters) and their all expenses including insurance, ACAP entry fee, ground transportation and governmental taxes.
Prices Do not include:
Personal nature expenses like laundry, communication, shopping etc, Nepal Internal Flights if you want them.