Sikles Trekking

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  • Duration 12 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude 2,546 meters / 8353 Ft
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu
  • Trip Area Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kalikasthan - Ghale Gaun - Sikles Village - Bhaisikharka - Ghale Gaun - Besisahar - Kathmandu
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn


  • Unspoiled tourist destination
  • Sikles is the beautiful and extremely well-kept village of Siklis perched on a hillock at an altitude of 2000 meters.
  • It is famous for its very well-maintained rustic flair and there are few better examples of a traditional Gurung village.
  • The trek itself is not a difficult one allowing time to study the wealth of flora and fauna to be found on the route.
  • It provides some splendid mountain views of the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Fishtail, and Lamjung.
  • Explore ethnic Gurung culture and their living style.

“A royal trek, an amazing nature with its charm to captivate you all.”

Siklis Trek otherwise called Royal trek is an elective trekking track in Nepal, which takes us to the corner of the Annapurna Conversation Area. Crossing through different topographical territories, towns, and rhododendron woods, high elevated knolls resting beneath the flying crests of the Annapurna area this trek divulges the beautiful excellence of Nepal. The greater part of the town falling on the trekking track is primarily possessed by the Gurung neighborhood and unmistakably portrays out their traditions and customs of these individuals. The Siklis trek lies in the haven where assortments of winged animals and creatures are found. We can hear the delightful tweeting sound of the winged animals up and down the trekking track. The trek gives us a great perspective of the distinctive Annapurna Himalayan runs in addition to Dhaulagiri and Mt. Manaslu.

Siklis Trekking from Bijayapur Khola is in a short drive separation from Pokhara. From Bijayapur Khola, we rise through the rice fields of Rakhi Gaon to Chautara. The trail leads us towards Kalikasthan 1,370m by tenderly moving along an edge beat through some little towns possessed by Brahmin and Chhetri. The camping area arranged close to Kalikasthan offers a surrounding perspective of the entire Pokhara city in addition to different mountains and lovely Begnas Taal. We head towards Lamakhet from Kalikasthan crossing the streams - Bhaise and Nawaldanda.  From Lamakhet we make our trail to Siklis 1,980m. We accompany an even level on the bank of the Bhaise stream to achieve the town of Khilan Village. We can get an astounding perspective of Machhapuchare Mountain from this town.

Rising delicately and enduring tough and dropping a steeply we go to Parju town. From Parju town we make an unfaltering tough move to achieve the town of Siklis. The Siklis town is the most seasoned and biggest Gurung town in this locale. The majority of the individuals here are occupied with farming and creature crowding the individuals here are additionally known for their servitude to the Indian and British guards. We know where to go from Siklis to Neuli Kharka otherwise called Forest camp 2,200m which experiences a thick rhododendron and deciduous oak woods. Around the spring season, the blossoms of rhododendron in the daylight give dynamite and pleasant perspective. We know to make our trip through the steep of thick rhododendron woodland of Forest camp to Ghale Gaon 2,000m, Ghale Gaon is a little town essentially possessed my Magar and Gurung. We can stay in Ghale Gaon for a short time and acclimate ourselves to their custom and convention. Sliding down the trail to Hyamgia 1,070m, we head to Pokhara and finish our excursion of the Siklis Trek.

Come and join Himalayan Scenery Treks & expedition for the pleasant holidays around the Sikles environment.

NOTE:It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days prior to the actual day of trekking.

If you are able to arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and you get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Adding some extra days besides actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, any flight delays, and missing international flights.


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Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport Kathmandu, our representative will sincerely welcome you. Then, you will be transferred to the hotel. After being refreshed, you will meet your guide and porters to brief you about your trip. In the evening you can stroll down the street to get familiar with the neighborhood. Overnight stay in a hotel.

After breakfast, our organized sightseeing tour head ahead toward Pashupatinath Temple in the morning which is situated on the banks of the holy Bagmati river. It is the home to the most famous Hindu temple in the country. Here we will see Hindu holy men and pilgrims performing ritual bathing, and occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Then, you will go towards to the center of Kathmandu to explore the ancient city of Kathmandu with full of art and craft including Kathmandu Durbar Square, the ‘Hanuman Dhoka’, and Kumari temple.

Next, sightseeing will be at Boudhanath. Which is the biggest & Largest Buddhist Stupa in the World? In this Area, you will visit Buddhists and other Monasteries respectively. Then drive to one of the oldest stupa Syambhunath, known as the monkey temple as you will see the large number of monkeys surrounding the Stupa. This place is popular between Buddhists and Hindus equally. In the evening you will be returned. If time keeps on, you can roam around Thamel which is known as the tourist market. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Early morning after breakfast in the hotel, we will drive to Pokhara. It takes around 7 hours drive from Kathmandu. Tourist's heaven, a Pokhara full of natural and cultural heritage sites of Buddhists and Hindus along with the Himalayas. Along the route, you can have beautiful sights and can observe local people’s lifestyles from different groups.

We will reach Pokhara in the early afternoon. You can also observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges after refreshment. Pokhara is also known as being a peaceful city on the lake. Overnight stay in a hotel.

We will drive to Bijayapur from Pokhara. Within thirty minutes’ drive, we will reach Bijayapur. From Bijaypur we start our trek. Through the beautiful flat rice fields and then go up to Chautara via Rakhi. Away from Chautara, our trek continues to a Village dominated by Brahmins one of the major castes of Nepal. The trail past the village finally joins us to Kalikasthan. The view of Pokhara from the Village is interesting and the mountain views to the north are equally enthralling. Overnight at Kalikasthan.

After breakfast, we descend towards Ghale Gaun. One of Nepal's most popular mid-hill destinations for homestay tourism, Ghale Gaun is a wonderful village. In route to Ghale, we pass through pleasant rhododendron forest savoring the exceptional views of Boudha Himal, Himalchuli, and Manaslu in the east, Lamjung Himal, and Annapurna in the north. On our arrival at Ghale, we enjoy the hospitality of the host family that belongs to the great Gurkha Warriors, the Gurungs. 

The trail stretches at a flat level along the river bank until you reach Khilan (village). You follow a track that is gently uphill for some distance and then gradually goes steeply up for some moment. En route, you will cross Parju village. The trail again climbs until Sikles village. This is one of the oldest and largest Gurung villages found here. Most of the people here serve in the Indian and British Army.

We can see some of the activities that are different for any western trekkers in Sikles. This place is famous as a point from which to see snow slip thundering down off the mountainsides. Folk songs and dances are an important part of Gurung's life and cultural shows are common events in Sikles.

The creation of handicrafts in a traditional way, the cloth merging process in the traditional way, and the flour mills ruined by water current following old traditional systems will attract you. As well, you can also explore the neighboring rhododendron forest in Sikles.

After breakfast, the trip to the next destination of the day gets up. It takes around 6 hours to trek to Bhaisikharka. The enjoyable walk delight in the views of Annapurna and lamjung Himal will bring you to Bhaisi Kharka after six hours of easy walk.

The trek descends down towards Ghale Goan. On the way, the trail goes through the rhododendron forest. Ghale Gaun was named as the second village tourism destination after Sirubari of Syanja. Here, we can see the panoramic view of the many Himalayas, such as Bouddha Himal, Himalchuli, and Manaslu in the East, Lamjung Himal, and Annapurna in the North, and the peak of Machhapuchare in the west.

After breakfast, treks down from Ghale Gaun to Khudi. On the way, you will go through dense jungle and Lama Gaun. We will have lunch at a local restaurant at Khudi. Again trek from Khudi to Besisahar along with the series of Marsyangdi River. It is a historical Hindu goddess temple of Lamjung District located in Gaunshahar. It has a sub-tropical climate with deciduous forests. 

It takes about a six-hour drive back to Kathmandu, so we'll try to head off early and stop for lunch en route back. The gentle light sends us on our way back to the bustle of Nepal's capital. You can explore the local area and perhaps do a bit of last-minute shopping at the heart of Kathmandu valley. You also have the option of doing some sightseeing including Bhaktapur and Patan. Afterward, you will have an evening farewell dinner with your squad and overnight at Hotel. 

    As per your flight schedule, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onward destination. Hope to see you again and wish you a safe journey.

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    Cost Details


    • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
    • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
    • Three meals a day during the trek
    • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
    • Kathmandu city tours, tour guides, and private transportation
    • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide.
    • Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. 
    • Accident insurance for all staff
    • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
    • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
    • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
    • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
    • Government taxes & office service charge


    • Personal Travel insurance
    • International airfare
    • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
    • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
    • Hot showers during the trek
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
    • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

    Useful Info

    In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails traveling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as weather, natural disaster or a multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which is beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.

    Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.

    Hotel and Accommodation:

    Trek to the Himalayas is one of the favorite destinations for travel enthusiast and adventure seekers all around the globe. Although the Himalayan region of Nepal is the most popular trekking destination in the world; there are a lot of things people don’t have a clue. While trekking to the high mountain region, you will not find the hotels and accommodation as you see in the city areas. The hotels and accommodation around the high Himalayan have fewer services and facilities. The hot shower may turn out to be simply a bucket of lukewarm water and the toilet may be a latrine behind the hotel. The private room can be a wooden cell with no furniture except a bed, mattress, and curtain in place of the door.  So, while trekking to the mountainous region of Nepal, you need to be ready to stay in the less fancy and minimum facilitated hotels.

    We provide you with the 2 to 3-star standard hotel while you are at Kathmandu (i.e. for 3 Nights). During your Sikles Trekking, we provide you with the basic lodges and tea houses for your accommodation. The room of these lodges and tea houses are less fancier with just a bed, a pillow and a blanket. We put our every effort to make your trek as cosy as possible. However, you need to stay flexible in some cases. We will accommodate the groups in local lodge available each day. We send the porters ahead of us to pre-book the room for the next day (rooms cannot be pre-booked on all places). 

    In Kathmandu beside the 2 / 3 stars hotel, some 4 / 5 - star luxury accommodation is also available. If you want to change the accommodation plan to the luxury, please do let us know so that we can arrange and book the hotel for you for your Kathmandu stay.

    Food and Beverages:

    All the food and Beverages included on the package of Sikles Trekking are provided by the company itself. The foods are provided in the tea houses or lodges on the trail. We will have the breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight. On the everyday trek, our guide will decide the available place and stop for the lunch. We highly recommend you bring the water purification pills, to cleanse the water and drink during the trek. During the trek, there are options for buying the bottled water and boiled water as well.


    We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary transportation facilities for your trip. We provide private vehicles for airport pick up and sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Likewise, we provide tourist bus transportation for your trip. However, you have the other options as travelling through private vehicles such as cars or van.

    You have to pay additional for the transportation which is excluded in our package. You can send us an inquiry for the latest price details for private transportation and flight tickets.

    Luggage and Backpack:

    The main luggage of yours will be carried by your porters during the trek. For your personal things, we highly recommend you, to carry a small handbag containing water bottles, cameras, sunscreen and other things which you require daily during the trip. Making the backpack small and lighter will unquestionably assist you to enjoy the trip to its fullest. You should simply convey the thing which is basic for your outing and the rest of the garments and different things can be left in the locker room/safe store of hotels. The hotels provide the locker room / safe deposit for free. So, don’t hesitate to leave things which are redundant. While making the backpack or luggage for your trip to ensure that the luggage doesn’t exceed more than 15 Kg. Weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines is 15 Kg including your handbag. Excess weight is chargeable of USD 1.5 or more which will be the additional cost of our trip.

    Guide and Porters on Trek:

    We provide you with the well trained and experienced guide and porter for your trek.  Our guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trips remarkable and memorable. Talking about the porter, we provide one porter for 2 trekkers each. The porters carry 20 Kg of total luggage (10 Kg form each trekker). We provide the one guide for the smaller groups and if the group size surpasses 10 individuals; we will provide the additional guide for your trip.

    Personnel Expenses:

    Personnel Expenses largely influenced upon your habit of expenditure. We provide you with all the necessary food and accommodation facilities inside the cost of your Sikles Trekking. So, you only need money to pay for your drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) and snacks while strolling on the trail. You will get the significant number of smaller shops on the trail to buy the drinks and snacks. Likewise, you can also use the money to buy you souvenirs of the trip, entrance tickets, hot showers, tips and many more. Note that, tips and gratuities are not mandatory, but it is fine if you wish to. If you feel like the service provided to you is excellent, then you can tip directly to staffs. Of course, there is no obligation to tip if you are disappointed with the service you receive. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate an amount of 5 - 10% of the total package price for tips. The amount you give depends on your budget and appreciation of their work.

    Rescue and Evacuation:

    Nepal is the country full of heart-warming natural beauty and a magnificent travel destination for the thrill and adventure seeker all around the globe. In spite of the fact that, Nepal is an adventure paradise for the nature lover, thrill seeker. But in some cases, the thrilling experience comes up with the serious hazard. The most exciting, and the joyful trip may backfire on us and we may have to be the victim of nature. Not only that while trekking in the high altitude rough terrains may also occur afflictions like a sprained ankle or even broken leg, appendix ruptures, hypothermia, skin infection and respiratory infection. If any of this misfortune happens to you, then it should be treated on time. If left untreated then you may even lose your life. If any of the above-mentioned affliction happens during your trip, we at Himalayan scenery treks and expedition will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital ASAP. All the expenses made to rescue and evacuate you, are entirely liable to us. So, before departing off to your trip, make sure that your travel insurance company has the policy to cover up all the expenses in case of any misfortune arises during the trip so that you can enjoy the trip to the utmost. If not, be ready to pay on your own once you arrive at the Kathmandu. To learn more about the Travel Insurance for the Trip in Nepal, please do visit Travel Insurance page in Nepal Travel Guide.   

    Join a fixed date group trek or private departure:

    The Sikles Trekking is available on both fixed departure and private basis, If you are looking for a group to join then please check our fixed departures dates and ask for availability or if you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues then you are invited to choose any date at your convenient timeframe for any number of people.


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    • Specialized care and considerations
    • Easy cancellation conditions

    Booking Requirements

    Please provide us your full credentials or a copy of your passport. Give your weight so that preplan your group’s trips for proper weight distribution. You may deposit 10 to 20 percent advance of the total package amount while booking. You may pay rest of the amount before the trip. You can also pay us by card, bank transfer or online. Please visit here for payment details.

    Cancellation Policy

    If you are unable to make your trip, let us know in advance. We will refund you as per our booking terms and conditions and available time frame. At times, there might be delays or cancellation of flights due to weather and unforeseeable reasons. In such cases, we will make our best effort to adjust your bookings and rearranging the schedule.

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