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Sikles village Trekking

Sikles Village Trekking is newly explored and virgin trekking routes in the southern Gurung settlement of Nepal above the Mardi Khola (1,980m) overlooking Annapurna IV to the north and Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal to the east. It boasts good mountain views and is unaccustomed for trekkers. It is a spectacular short trek and traverses a variety of terrain from low land villages and rich terrain up to Nepali’s largest Gurung (Gurkha) village as well as blooming forests of rhododendron in the spring. The villagers follow with Shaman priest and Budhist priest in marriage, death and dealing with ill fate. The region is particularly good for bird watching because of its pristine forested surroundings where different species of birds thrive. The trekking route offers wonderful views of the Annapurna and Manasulu ranges. Climbing though oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest and follow ancient trails to the Madi Khola valley and stay in the villages of Sikles, Tang Ting and Bhujung. This new trek offers a truly captivating village experience where we get to see the real rural Nepal. Trekkers can enjoy by camping at unique sites, eat the local dishes and witness daily life unfold around us.

Sikles Village and Tarahill trekking is short and perfect destination from pokhara to avoid the normal Annapurna tourist trail and find a forgotten and unspoilt area of Himalayan Nepal, Principally occupied by the Gurung people and rarely visited by outsider.This trekking will take you into the heartland of the Gurungs, one of Nepal’s major ethnic groups. You will be able to witness first hand their culture (dance and song and social life) of the hilltop villages, locally produced Handicrafts and utensils, and an agrarian way of life that has changed little over the centuries. in this trek you will walking through Yangjakot, Tangting and Sikles villages which are larger and rich for tradition and culture in Kaski District. Tara hill is best view point of this route, along the thick rhododendron forest path to Ghalekharka from Sikles. We can see the whole Annapurna maoutain range from Tara hill.

Mid -hills region both cultural and wilderness experience, panoramic south face views of Annpurna, fishtail and Lamjung Himal conserved and undisturbed flora and faunal bio-diversity, unique photographic destination.

Fly or drive to Pokhara, overland 7 hr. drive and by air 30 minute, transfer to trailhead and start trek, after the trek drive back to Pokhara.

The Route
Average 5-6 hr. walk per day, easy trail max. Altitude 1980 m. remote village and jungle route.

Best Season
Mid of Sept. to May, spring is the rhododendron flowering time.


Day 01: Kathmandu (Arrival & Transfer to Hotel) – Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara {flight 30 min / bus 6 hrs}
Day 03: Pokhara to Yangjakot via Kalikasthan
Day 04: Yangjakot to Tangting
Day 05: Tangting to Sikles
Day 06: Sikless – Tara top – Ghalekharka
Day 07: Ghalekharka to Pokhara via bhurjung khola (3 hrs trek and drive)
Day 08: Sight seen in pokhara,
Day 09: Pokhara – Kathmandu
Day 10: Back to home

Cost Includes

  • Transfer by Private vehicle on arrival and departure.
  • Tourist Standard Hotels or Home Stay.
  • Tourist or Local Bus service For intercity connection.
  • Highly experienced Nepalese local trekking guide.
  • One porter for each 2 clients.
  • Lodge or Home stay  accommodation on the trekking.
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with a cup of tea / coffee during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance and trekking equipment for the guide and porters.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • farewell dinners.
  • All the government and local tax with paper work.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters bottled or boiled water, shower,
  • heater and phone calls etc.
  • Nepalese visa fee: bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs with you.
  • Travel insurance & Rescue operation.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips for guide and porters.
  • Food and extra nights in a hotel in Nepal (due to an early return from a trek, or an extended stay in Nepal)
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Additional trips or tours in Nepal
  • International & Domestic flight tickets.
  • Trekking Permits & Fees.
  • Service other then mentioned above.

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