Annapurna Siklis Trek

Trip Duration 12
Max Altitude 2200m
Group Size 2-10
Best Time for Visit March, April, May and September, October, November

Trip Overview


The Annapurna Siklis Trek is a captivating adventure that offers a magnificent blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and breathtaking mountain vistas in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek, though lesser-known compared to its popular counterparts, presents an exceptional opportunity for trekkers seeking a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience. Starting from Pokhara, a picturesque city nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, the journey begins with a scenic drive to the trailhead at Bijayapur. The trail also gradually ascends through charming Gurung villages, terraced fields, and dense rhododendron forests, offering glimpses of the surrounding landscapes. As trekkers make their way towards Siklis, a traditional Gurung village known for its rich cultural heritage, they encounter warm hospitality, unique customs, and insights into the local way of life. The village also provides a captivating glimpse into the traditions, architecture, and farming practices of the Gurung community. Continuing further, the trail unfolds breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, including Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). The pristine beauty of the landscape also enhanced by alpine meadows, cascading waterfalls, and serene glacial rivers that accompany trekkers along the path. One of the highlights of the Annapurna Siklis Trek is the visit to the holy Panchase Lake. It considers sacred by both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. The tranquil ambiance of the lake, surrounded by lush forests, offers a serene and spiritual experience.

Conclusion and Summary

The trek concludes with a descent to Kalikasthan, followed by a drive back to Pokhara. Throughout the journey, trekkers are treated to panoramic vistas, cultural encounters, and a deep immersion in the natural wonders of the region. The Annapurna Siklis Trek, with its diverse landscapes, cultural experiences, and awe-inspiring vistas, provides a rewarding and memorable adventure for those seeking an off-the-beaten-track trekking experience in the Annapurna region of Nepal.

 Trip Highlight

  • Experience the rewarding services at some of the most sophisticated hotels in Nepal
  • Sightseeing tour to some of the famous cultural landmarks to gain a better understanding of the culture
  • Exclusive shopping and entertainment to observe modern yet cultural side of Nepal
  • Exploration of Rural Lifestyle in Traditional Approach
  • A chance to encounter the ethnic group of Nepal and to have a better know how about their day to day life.
  • A chance to explore the lake city “Pokhara”.
  • Enchanting views of Mt. Annapurna I, Mt.Manaslu, Mt.Dhaulagiri and other 19 snowcapped mountains.
  • One of two by flight or by vehicle,Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • Esoteric Coupling of Nature and culture.
  • Explore Plenty of Flora and Fauna During Siklis Trek
  • Enjoy the Hospitality of Gurung Community
  • Heaps older ritual culture of ethnic groups.
  • Placid villages and local cuisine is smugness.
  • Neoteric, short and easy trek.
  • Eventually,scrumptious dinner with cultural events in Kathmandu.


Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Friendship World Trek representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader.  If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.

Kathmandu Valley includes several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (famous Hindu temple and cremation ground) Boudhanath (massive Buddhist stupa). We can also visit Swyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, which was built roughly 2000 years ago.  Finally, we can visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the afternoon, you will be meeting with your trekking guide and will check all the necessary things. Overnight stay at the hotel.

In an in the early hours morning you will leave from the hotel for scenic drive (or flight) towards Pokhara along the Prithivi Highway (approx. 6 hours). During the wonderful drive along the great natural landscape, you will have the chance to view rural communities and the range of culture along the Highway. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

We will take off from Pokhara in the morning and head to our departure point.  From here, we will walk to Kharpani, a beautiful village surrounded by forests with views of terraced hillsides. Overnight stay at tent.

Today our trail leads us to Ghalekharka from Kharpani.  We have an easy trial ahead of us, so we have plenty of photo opportunities and we are in no rush to get to our destination.  After arriving, we can have some rest and take lunch. Overnight stay at a tent.

From Ghalekharka we will head towards Nyauli Kharka after taking our breakfast. Along the way, we are in awe at the beautiful valley and cascading waterfalls. Overnight stay at a tent in Nyauli Kharka

After breakfast, we head to Parche or Siklies village. Today’s journey is a highlight of our trip. Besides the always impressive landscape, we will experience and learn about the Gurung community. Overnight stay at a tent.

On this day you will arrive at Chansu or Yangiakot from Parche or Siklies village, depending on your interest, time, and energy. The scenery today is similar to yesterday. Here, you will enjoy the views as the trail is simple and refreshing. Overnight stay at a tent.

Today we head to Kalikasthan from Chansu or Yangiakot. Kalikasthan is another beautiful location for the trek, surrounded by meadows and forests, with the ever present Himalaya in the background. We will have a traditional Nepali lunch along the way.
Overnight stay at a tent.

On this day you will trek by descending to Nayapul all the way through the refined countryside in the valley of Modi Khola. Upon arrival, we will drive to Pokhara. On this day, you will travel down from Ghandruk Seuli Bazaar. Pokhara is a most famous tourism and adventure destination.  We can take the rest of the day to explore.  Overnight stay in a hotel.

From Pokhara you will return to Kathmandu taking nearly 6 to 7 hours. On the way you can enjoy the beautiful scenery from the windows and if you want you can stop the bus and capture some photographs. On the way you can take your lunch. Celebratory dinner in Kathmandu in the evening.  Overnight stay in a hotel.

On this day you will be back from Kathmandu taking a flight from Tribhuva International Airport. You are staying away from your home town. So, after onwards you will return your own hometown or onward destination.

Departures & Availability

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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Start Date Price Availability

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include

  • 6 nights and 7 days of food and accommodation during trek with tent
  • Transportation from Kathmandu – Pokhara – trekking departure point, and Nayapul – Pokhara – Kathmandu after trek
  • English speaking local expert guide ( porters,cook,sharpa and helper)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fees
  • Annapurna Conversation Area Permit (ACAP)
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at bed and breakfast, two nights’ accommodation in Pokhara at bed and breakfast
  • Airport transfers and escort
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Equipment & clothing for porter & staffs
  • Equipment (sleeping bag, first aid kit, etc.)
  • Tent, mattress, and other equipment for trekking
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.
  • Trekking achievement certificate
  • Souvenir as Friendship World Trek Tshirt and Cap

Price Excludes

  • Nepal visa Fee
  • International flight
  • Insurance for clients (i.e. helicopter evacuation, etc.)
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
  • Electronic charging fees at guest houses during the trek
  • Hot shower during trek
  • Alcoholic drinks, candies, etc.
  • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking.

Gears And Equipment

Trip Information


One of the most popular short-easy home-stay treks. Rich in nature with 3 major peaks [Mt Dhaulagiri 8,167m, Mt Annapurna I 8,091m, Mt Manaslu 8,163m] and several beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with a variety of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with the unique culture, religion, and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.


Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have a smartly experienced friendly and knowledgeable workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also, the area has health posts every single day, and the main hospital is not farther than a maximum of 3 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on a rough road, carried by the people, take a horse ride, and arrange the drive at our need as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours on average per day with a mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg.


We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during the Nepal trip from your own country. It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs). we don’t arrange or sell insurance.


All accommodations for Siklesh Trek are on a twin sharing Home-Stay basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on the standard of hygiene, standard, and clean of tourist standard available. There are mostly shame styles of accommodations during our trekking. All the lodging and meal costs have been controlled by the management community in the area.


During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines, as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.), which are from the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has a well-trained cook basically attention to clean, hygienic, fresh, and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, a variety of bread, a variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have been able to buy Bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with that’s help to controlled plastic pollution. Also, boiled water or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.


Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half paint for rain, waterproof walking boot, Suntan lotion, sunglass, light waterproof gore tax set, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private light sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things.


The Annapurna region is stunningly beautiful but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are considering a ‘zero impact’ policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live in the traveled places. We enforce a number of dos and don’ts. We also work alongside “KEEP” in order to maintain our environmental concerns.


We are Siklish trekking for all seasons. Even Sep to Dec and Feb to May are the best.


Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of the payment and a copy of your passport. One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying the person in a group. (tax, flight, and monuments fee is not free).

Annapurna Siklis Trek Route Map

Annapurna Siklis Trek Map


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