Sikles trek provides with awesome views of different Annapurna Himalayan Range along with Dhaulagiri and Mt. Manaslu. Siklis is one of the largest Gurung villages in Nepal and offers an opportunity to learn the unique traditional culture and a truly captivating village experience where we get to see the real rural Nepal.
This trek starts from Bijayapur Khola which is a short drive distance from Pokhara. From Bijayapur Khola we ascend through the rice Fields of Rakhi Gaon to Chautara. Silks Village allows you to study the prosperity of flora and fauna. Expedition through villages of the Gurungs, a people of Tibetan origins, who practiced an interesting shamanistic religion. The historically significant Annapurna Sikles trek passes through fascinating patterns terraced fields, remote charming villages, rhododendron forest and high alpine meadows. Climbing to the ridges of open pasture, we enjoy uninterrupted views of Annapurna II (7939m) and Annapurna IV (7525m). You will witness Mt. Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Fish Tail and other giants from a marvelously scenic angle. The Sikles trail offers bird lovers a real pleasure as there are varieties of species of birds found abundance in this region.
This invigorating Sikles trek is one of the wilderness treks in Annapurna region walking off the main trails through quiet forest, alive with bird song and a blaze of color in spring. The view from the ridges of the endless blue foothills as they roll southwards is unsurpassed anywhere in the Kingdom. Rare walk through a shady forest of rhododendron- hung heavy with lichen and moss, wild flowers and orchids flowering on the branches can be the most remembering of this trek. The region is particularly good for bird watching because of its pristine forested surroundings where different species of birds thrive.
- Day 01: Pokhara to Kalikasthan (1370m)
- Day 02: Kalikasthan to Lammchaur (1680m)
- Day 03: Lammchaur to Sikles (1980m)
- Day 04: Sikles to Ghale Gaon (2000m)
- Day 05: Ghale Gaon to Pokhara
- Trip Duration : 05 Days
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