Sikles Trek - 10 Days


Sikles Trek is the best choice for the short trek through the Gurung village and dense forest. It has located at the altitude of 1,981m, above the Madi Khola (Madi River). Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is responsible for managing and conserving the route of Sikles Trek. However, the best part of this trek is it is suitable in any season except the extreme rainy season.


Are you interested in exploring undiscovered beautiful places, experience the homestay, the less traveling route? Then Sikles Trek is the best destination located in the Kaski district. It is one of the most preferred short trekking areas of Nepal. It is renowned as an indigenous Gurung Village and the best place to experience the traditional lifestyle of Gurung people, including the splendid view of the Annapurna Range.

Through the trek, we can enjoy the impressive view of a Mountain and Rough terrain. It is also known as the royal trek as Prince Charles had a trek in this area in 1980. This village comprises 850 households, mostly Gurung located on the ridges of a hill. Generally, people prefer this trek as this trek offers a remarkable experience and amazing views of mountains. It is a wonderful camping trekking, which begins from Pokhara. It is one of the finest trek, that unfolds the natural beauty in Nepal.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2:Additional and Arrangement Day

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu(44600m)

Day 4: Trek from Pokhara to Ghale Khark(1669m)

Day5:  Trek from Ghale Khark to Sikles (1,980m)

Day6: Trek from Sikles to Tarpang

Day7: Trek from Tarpang to Pokhara vai Yangjokot

Day 8: Additional Day in Pokhara

Day9: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu

Trip Highlights:

  • Experience the Gurung Village and Traditional way of living.
  • Observe the splendid view of Mountain and Terrain.
  • Enjoy the Panoramic view of Machhapuchhre and other mountains.
  • Experience the homestay and warm hospitality of Gurung Villagers.
  • Observe the Sikles beautiful Rhododendron forest and vegetation.
  • Experience so many up and downhills climbing.
  • Enjoy the beautiful lake city Pokhara.


Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu

As you land in Kathmandu, at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will find our representative to welcome you to the Airport, without doing any delay, you will transfer to your selected Hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening you will meet your guide, he will provide some necessary information regarding the trek.

Day 2
Additional and Arrangement Day in Kathmandu:

Before moving toward Pokhara, you will have an additional day in Kathmandu. You can spend the day according to your desire. A day will be enough to visit some famous heritage sites, restaurants of Kathmandu. However, you can also shop for some personal trekking gear such as medicine, Trekking shorts, Sunscreen.

Day 3
Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu (800m.)- 7hours.

Early in the morning, after breakfast, you will be darting toward Pokhara by bus. It will take almost 7 hours to reach Pokhara, the beautiful lake city. Through the way, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and much more. You will reach in the late afternoon. You will transfer to your Hotel. In the evening time, you can visit nearby places of Pokhara, such as lakeside Pokhara, one of the well-known tourist destinations of Nepal. Overnight at Pokhara.

Day 4
Pokhara- Drive to Bhurung Khola to Ghale Kharka(1669m) 4 hours.

Early in the morning, your trek of Sikles begins from Pokhra. In the beginning, you will be heading toward Ghale Kharka. It will take almost 4-5 hours to reach Ghale Kharka. During the trek, you will have a splendid view of the Annapurna range of Mountain, Gurung Village.

Day 5
Trek from Ghale kharka to Sikles (1980m), 6-7 hours.

Next morning you will have a trek toward Sikles village. The trek duration will be of 5-6 hours. You will be doing some uphill trek. A pleasant trek that offers you a breathtaking impressive view of mountains and villages, which is the most village in the Annapurna region after Poonhil. You will have your dinner at the homestay. Overnight at Sikles.

Day 6
Trek from Sikles to Taprang ( Same Day Parse Viewpoint 2200m.)

From Sikles village, the next morning will begin your trek toward Taprang. You will reach Taprang within 5-6 hours from Sikles. You will tramp through the wonderful route of your hike. You can have a sight of a close-up view of the Mountains. You can also observe the Gurung Lifestyle and Magar local and their typical village. Overnight at Taprang.

Day 7
Trek from Taprang to Pokhara Vai Yangjakot

The next day early in the morning will be leaving Taprang and head toward Pokhara vai Yangjakot. You will have your lunch at Yangjakot. You will stop your hiking at Yangjakot. After having lunch at Yangjakot, you will be driving to Pokhara, which will take almost one hour to reach Pokhara.

Day 8
Spare Day in Pokhara

Before darting toward Kathmandu, you will have a free day in Pokhara. If you are fascinated, you can also Scrutinize the beautiful lake city Pokhara. Pokhara is one of the famous tourist destinations of Nepal. In Pokhara, you can experience the adventure, beauty of lakes. You can enjoy boating, pony rides, paragliding, bungee, or you can relax at one of the several lakes in the valley. Most of the visitors prefer to stop before or after finishing Sikles trek.

Day 9
Drive back to Kathmandu

After Pokhara, we will be heading toward Kathmandu. You will get your snakes and lunch on the way. You will reach Kathmandu in the late afternoon. You can take rest in your hotel and in the evening time, you can roam nearby places, visit the Thamel area, which is a perfect place to visit in the evening time.

Day 10
Departure to an International Airport.

Before the few hours of the departure flight, our representative will take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport. In your free time, you can still visit some nearby restaurants if you want.

Cost Included

  • Airport pick up and drop by tourist car
  • Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
  • Trekking Permit and TIMS permit
  • Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
  • First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters
  • Tea House accommodation during the trek
  • All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles
  • Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipment.
  • Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to return after trek)
  • Government Taxes and paperwork.

Cost Excluded

  • International airfare and Nepal Visa Fee
  • Food in Kathmandu and Pokhara accept Breakfast
  • Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)
  • Temple/Monastery entrance fees
  • Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek
  • Travel Insurance and rescue flights
  • Late arrival and late departure extra night
  • Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)
  • Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

What We Need?

What We Need?

Some Trekking Gears:

Hiking divides into day-hikes and multiple-day hikes. Therefore, trekking gears should be chosen based on the requirement. Trekking gears is very crucial for an adventurous journey. Some of the trekking gears are backpack, hiking boots, camp shoes. However, the size of the Backpack usually depends on whether you have a porter or not. Some of the trekking gears required on the Sikles trek are:

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Trip Facts

  • Tourist Vehicle
  • 1-20
  • 2200m.
  • Hotel and Tea House Lodges
  • Easy
  • Kathmandu Airport
  • Kathmandu Airport
  • Round the Year
  • Trained Trekking Guide
  • Trekking
  • 3 Meals a Day
  • English