Annapurna Region

Siklish Trek

Explore the beautiful Siklish trek which lies north of charming pokhara city. The siklish trek is named after the charming village of siklish which is one of the biggest settlements of Gurung and still practices the traditional way of living. 

Siklis trek is one of the most beautiful short days trek. Charming gurung village, terraced fields and beautiful dense forest are jewels of the area.  Situated out of the main touristic trail, siklish offer magnificent views over the annapuran range and charming villages are attractions of every visitors.

  • Age Requirement

    8 Above
  • Activity

  • Duration

    11 days
  • Starting Location

  • Final Destination

  • Difficulty

  • Max. Altitude

    2200 m
  • Accommodation



Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome to the Capital of Nepal “KATHMANDU”. Upon Arrival our representative will welcome you and drive you to Hotel. Refresh and Relax

Day 2: Explore Kathmandu

"Kathmandu" which has exclusive blend of art, culture, history and religion. It bears varieties from pre-history to modern art, culture and custom. Today we explore some of it most popular UNESCO heritage sites.  Afternoon walk around the main tourist hub of Kathmandu and prepare for your trek.

Day 3: Pokhara

Early morning starts your journey to the beautiful city of Pokhara situated at the height of 827 meter is one of the most popular tourist destinations with serene lake, green surrounding and spectacular backdrop of snowy peaks.

We went on a 5 days trek. We were very excited, we have never been on a trek before and I have my daughter with me, she is 8 years old. It was a very nice trip, very beautiful nature, really fantastic. We are tired now and very proud of ourselves because it is the first time we try something like this. It has been a wonderful experience.
Tina and Laura

Day 4: Pokhara drive to Chansu trek to Tanting Village

Take a breakfast and drive to Chasu. Along the drive we cross Bijayapur Khola and ascend gradually which is followed by another downhill drive until Chansu. After unloading from jeep, we cross Mardi River over a suspension bridge. We have gentle climb to Tanting village. En route we pass few suspension bridge, villages and terraces. Sometimes the trail checks your determinations couple of times by offering you steep uphill for 10-15 minutes, but rest of the portions is not strenuous. Tanting is small Gurung settlement allowing you to enjoy Annapurna and fishtail range.

Height: Tanting 1600m
Driving Time: approx.2 hours, Trekking Time: approx.3-4 hrs

Day 5: Trek to Siklish

After refreshing breakfast, follow the gradual and steep downhill trail to the Mardi River. Cross the Mardi River again over suspension bridge. Then we have steep uphill climb for two/three hours until Siklish village. En route you will pass by terrace fields and few houses.

Height: Siklish 1980m
Trekking time: approx.4-5 hours

Day 6: Rest Day

Today we explore Skilish village. Siklish is one of the largest villages in Nepal having numerous houses with similar structure and style. This village has been guarded and preserved by Gurung people and towered by giant Fishtail and Annapurna Mountain.  If you are interested, then you can request local clubs and mother organizations to perform their traditional dances and songs.

We have had a great holiday in Nepal and experience a real adventure. Nothing compares to Nepal and its culture. We thought that we came to see mountain and experience that the mountains were only a minor part of the treasures of Nepal. We return in some years.
Anett, Kent, Vita

Day 7:  Siklis to Ghale Kharka

Warm up yourself for a long day today. Start with gradual uphill trail for couple of hours then the trail goes steep up and narrows through the woods and stunning view over the Himalayas appears, enjoy the view and follow the down hill trail through forest to the village of ghalekhara for overnight

Height: Tara Top 2200m
Trekking time: approx.8 hours

Day 8: Trek to Bhurjung Khola, drive to Pokhara

Take breakfast and descend to Bhurjung Khola passing through woods and farm yards. From Bhurjung Khola, take jeep to Pokhara.

Height: Bhurjung Khola 1200m
Trekking Time: approx.3 hours, Driving Time: approx.1 hour

Day 9: Explore Pokhara

It’s time to explore this amazing city full of natural beauty. World peace stupa situated on top of hill overlooking Pokhara valley, incredible caves, serene lakes, Barahi temple situated on middle of fewa lake are some of the interesting site of Pokhara.

Day 10: Back to Kathmandu

Early morning, we start our journey back to Kathmandu.

Day 11: Fly back

Drive to the airport and farewell

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