the beauty of Mother Nature including rivers, forests, villages, peaks, mountains and hills
Rhododendron Forests and the panoramic view of Annapurna and Lamjung Mountain.
Nepal is the land of extreme rural setting and rural environment as a home to hundreds of indigenous people. The Gurung and Sherpa Community is very famous round the world as Gurkha Soldier and Mountaineer. However, there are more things to know about these people regarding their culture, traditions,lifestyle and festive celebrations. If you are looking to know more about Gurung Community and also wants to get mesmerized by the beauty of Mother Nature including rivers, forests, villages, peaks, mountains and hills then Siklis Trekking is the best trekking route in Nepal for you.
The Siklis Village was first modeled as the ideal Gurung Village under the ACA Project and is supposed to be the second largest Gurung Village in Nepal. The short trek to the Siklis will enthrall you with the sight of Rhododendron Forests and the panoramic view of Annapurna and Lamjung Mountain. There is famous song after this place also in Nepal referring it to the beautiful rhododendron forests.Therefore, trek to Siklis to know more up close about Gurung people’s lifestyle,tradition, culture and festive celebrations. Moreover, you would be amazed to see the cutest amalgamation of the culture and nature. The time spent on this Gurung Village would teach you the life turning lessons. The cloth weaving Gurung ladies to Basket making Gents, the water mill to wooden mill and during the dance to the authentic gurung alcohols there are abundance activities to do in this village residing proudly at the shadow of Mount Annapurna II and Mount Lamjung.
Come join the team of Backpacker for the fun in the sun at Siklis where we would witness our trekking becoming a tale which we could share for generations to come.
Airport picks up and drops.
All surface transfers as per itinerary.
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
All necessary paperwork.
Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs.
All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter(also a personal Sherpa on request).
Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available]
Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep a record of tourist [This is for your safety].
Backpacker Treks T - shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
Government taxes and office service charge.
Farewell, dinner cultural program with Nepali typical meal.
Day 01Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.Upon arrival at Kathmandu, Backpacker Expedition Treks Pvt. Ltd will be your trustworthy travel companion until you depart for your home country. We will accommodate our valued customers in the three-star hotel in Kathmandu. We take care of the room and breakfast of our valued customers during their stay in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 02Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara The six hours drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara in the selected luxurious vehicle gives you the trailers of things to come in our journey. As we set our journey from the Valley i.e. Kathmandu down along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi river amidst green forests to the Lake city on the lap of Himalayas. The Pokhara City excites you with the ultra urban atmosphere to the natural setting.
Day 03From Pokhara to Bijayapu khola - kalikasthanDrive from Pokhara to Bijayapur Khola (Bijayapur military Camp)-Kalikasthan (1370m.) which takes approximately 5 hours. A large trail starts via rice fields close to the army Camp and then ascends via Rakhigaon to a Chautara, a resting area under a massive pipal tree. En course, you may revel in the views in a panorama. Now the paths climb lightly along a ridge pinnacle thru the Brahmin and Chhetri villages toward of Kalikasthan at (1370m.). at the stop, you should climb a short distance to the campsite that's located above the village with panoramic view of mountain, Begnas Tal and Pokhara town.
Day 04From Kalikasthan to Lamakhet Trek from Kalikasthan to LamaKhet (1680m.): which takes approximately six hours. You begin following gently course passing thru neighborhood villages of mixed ethnic socity, rice terraces as much as Mardi Khola. Now the trek is straightforward as you stroll alongside the riverbank. En route you cross Bhaise, Nawaldanda, to attain Lama Khet. it is a small village in where live overnight. This region is surrounded with the aid of inexperienced hills which exhilarates you.
Day 05From Lamakhet to SiklisTrek from Lama Khet to Siklis (1,980m.): and it takes approximately six hours.The path stretches at flat level along the river bank till you reach Khilan Gaon. After this, you observe path which is lightly up at far and steeply up for some hours. En route you bypass Parju village. The path again climbs until Siklis village. it is one of the oldest and huge Gurung village. the majority serve in Indian and British military.
Day 06 Rest and explore Siklis village. Rest and explore Siklis village.
Day 07Trek down to the valley basin and walk along the Madi river.
Day 08Trek to Pokhara
Day 09back to Kathmandu Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu in the selected luxurious vehicle gives you the trailers of things to come in our journey. As we set our journey from the Pokhara along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi river amidst green forests.
Day 10Departure to final Destination (Farewell)We always feel very sad at this very juncture that our companion of trekking for the moment ends here and in the meantime we also feel relaxed that we were able to serve you with the best trekking experience that you ever get in your lifetime while trekking. We would leave no stone unturned to make your customers feel important and happy. We always take suggestions and encourage our valued customers to promote Nepal and Trekking in Nepal.
Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.
Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.
Meals and drinking Water
The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.
You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.
International flight accessibility to Nepal
Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.
Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.
The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.
tPassengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.
Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons. So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah path close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.
Currency and Foreign Exchange
At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee. 1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.
We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.
High Altitude sickness
You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.
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To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu. We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com
If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.