Annapurna Siklesh Trekking is one of the amazing trekking options in the Annapurna Region. The person with moderate physical fitness level can go for this trek. Trekkers can experience a mixture of rustic life and get astonished by attention-grabbing peak views in a short time. The main reason of the Siklesh trek are views of arresting peaks like Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, and other bordering mountains above 6000m as well as magnificent natural landscape and more. You can also enjoy homestay experience during the trek.
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, you will get the chance to see terraced fields, alpine pastures, rhododendron forests, and typical Gurung settlements. outstandingly, lavish close-up view of peaks like Machhapuchhre s well as Annapurna range will enthrall us. This, the 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 above the Mardi River (1,981m), that faces Annapurna IV to the north and Lamjung Himal and Annapurna II to the east. The area is most worthy 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 as well as orchids is another fascinating part of the Annapurna Siklesh Trek.) In Siklesh you can also perception the ‘Jhankri’ (shaman) as well as Lama (priest) who performs rituals regarding marriage, birth, death and more. The best season for Annapurna Siklesh Trek is August to December and February to May.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus overnight at Pokhara hotel.
Day 03: Pokhara drives to Bijaypur Khola and treks to Thulakot. overnight at Tea House.
Day 04: Thulakot to Taprang and overnight at Tea house. (5 hours).
Day 05: Taprang to Lamakhet and overnight at Tea house. (5 hours).
Day 06: Lamakhet to Siklish and overnight at Tea House. (4 hours).
Day 07: Rest day. overnight at Tea house.
Day 08: Siklis to Thumke-Danda and overnight at tea house. (5 hours).
Day 09: Thumke – Danda trek to Phedi-Khola about 3hours and drive to Pokhara. Tea house
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu. overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 12: Final Departure