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Unique Experiences:
Fewer tourists than the traditional Annapurna treks
A gentler trek than most, perfect for adventurous families
Experience the traditional culture of the Gurung people that inhabit the village of Sikles
Trek while admiring the stunning and majestic Annapurna range
Stay at local tea houses that bring together other travellers on this ancient route
Trip Length: 6 Day(s) 5 Night(s)
Physical Rate: 2/5
Age Policy: Adults: to years of age
Children: Prohibited
Infants: Prohibited
Child Policy:
This tour is not recommended to children aged below 5 years old.
How to get here:
Make your own way to Go Beyond Nepal Travel Center in Kathmandu (https://goo.gl/maps/g4jsua83VaasRvxD7).
Included in Price:
Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 4 Dinners
Accommodations: 1 night in Pokhora in a Budget Class hotel, 4 nights in standard tea houses
Transportation: Kathmandu to Pokhara by Public Bus, Sikles to Pokhora by Jeep
Miscellaneous: English speaking guide, porters, all entrance fees to national parks
Excluded from Price:
Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
Tips & Gratuities

Map

Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Be ready at Go Beyond Nepal Office located next to Kathmandu Guest House, in Thamel before 6:30 am. We’ll start our journey early in the morning from Kathmandu and make our way along river valleys, passing by terraced fields to the naturally beautiful Pokhara which takes about 7 hours. 

Explore the beauty of Phewa Lake or walk around and relax along the lake side.

Transportation: Kathmandu to Pokhara by Public Bus
Accommodation: Overnight at Budget Hotel in Pokhara


Day 2: Pokhara to Yanjakot (trekking time 4-5 hours)

After breakfast, we’ll take a short drive for about an hour passing by small town and village. We’ll start our walk along on the trial of off road track, then we continue walking through beautiful forest and head down to Madi River. After crossing the bridge over Medi River, we have to climp steep uphill to Yanjakot which is a typical Gurung Village with mountain views. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at a standard home stay or standard teahouse


Day 3: Yanjakot to Tangting (trekking time 4-5 hours)

We'll start walking downhill, passing through villages and forest until we reach Chasu and from there, we have to climb up to Tangting Village. Passing by a few suspenstion bridges, villages and terraced feilds on the way. There will also be 10 - 15 minutes of walking steep uphill until you reach Tanting Village of Gurung. This charming village offers magnificent views over Mount Annuparna and the Fishtail Range. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at a standard home stay or standard teahouse


Day 4: Tangting Trek to Siklish

Follow the gradual and steep downhill trail to the Medi River, crossing the river again over the suspension bridge. Then we have to climb steep uphill through terraced fields and meadows to get to Siklish. Siklish is a Gurung village set against the stunning snowy peaks of Himalayas and Gurung people are famous for having been recruited as Gurkha soldiers and maintain a unique identity.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at a standard home stay or standard teahouse


Day 5: Siklish

Today, we will be exploring the Siklish Village and its surrounding. We will be hiking to Rishi Danda, where there's perfect view point to get the excellent perspective of mountains and then we'll go visit the local village and its museum.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at a standard home stay or standard teahouse


Day 6: Siklish to Pokhara

Today, we will take the Jeep and drive on the off-road passing by a few villages back to Pokhara (about 4-5 hours drive). Once arriving back to Pokhara, you can go explore the city on your own or continue to your next destination.
 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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