Annapurna Region is quite famous among trekkers for hosting many awesome and exotic treks. Among the various treks it offers, Sikles Trek is one of the popular trekking routes of this Region.
This trek takes about 12 days off your hectic schedule and takes you on a wonderful journey unfolding the cultural and natural beauty in this route.
Sikles is a beautiful village that is a part of the Kaski District and is situated at an altitude of 2000 m above sea level. It is a lower altitude trek that leads you away from the wilderness and off beaten tracks.
Sikles Trek route is located on the eastern side of the Annapurna Conservation Area and on the north-east side of the beautiful Pokhara city. It is also known as Trek to Ghale Kharka in the Annapurna region.
It is an innovative trekking route that takes you away from the city noises. And lets you enjoy a peaceful environment while exploring the Annapurna region.
Sikles is a remote village that is located in the shadows of two magnificent mountains i.e. Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal.
The majority of people living in this village belong to Gurung Community. This beautiful village is one of the second largest Gurung villages in the Annapurna region.
While trekking to Sikles you will be astounded by the well-maintained culture and tradition of the Gurung community which is a quite remarkable experience. It was established with the hope to make this eco-trekking route by the Annapurna Conservation Area Project.
Firstly, you begin your trip by driving from Kathmandu to Pokhara and camp near the Begnas Lake for the night. After a wonderful camp night, you head towards Baral.
Reaching Baral you stay there for a night and head towards Chyamarang the next day. From Chyamarang you head towards the beautiful Gurung village Sikles. And stay there for a night.
Then from Sikles, you head towards Hoga and reach there you will have your rest day. On your rest day, you can explore the area and visit places near the village.
After a wonderful time, you now descend to Chipli where you will be staying for the night. The next day you head towards Burijung Khola and call it a night there.
From here, you head towards Bharaburi and then to Chisopani which is the last day in the Annapurna region. You will be heading back to Pokhara and then fly back to Kathmandu the next day from there.
In this trek, you walk viewing many Alluring snowy peaks such as Annapurna, Lamjung, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, etc. You will also be walking through many pasture and uneven lands. Entering lush green forests filled with unique species of flora and fauna.
Also, the first-hand experience of local cuisines served with beautiful cultural dances will leave a great impression on you.
So, don’t think twice and join us the members of Radiant Treks on this wonderful Sikles trek. Experiencing the local lifestyle, culture, and tradition of the people living in this area.
Highlights of Sikles Trek
- Visit the second largest Gurung village of the region
- Lower altitude trek
- View various unique vegetation
- Moderate level trek
- Awestrucking view of mountain peaks
- Know about the culture and tradition of the Gurung Community
- Taste local cuisine
- View traditional dance
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