Siklis Trek

Siklis trek – enjoy the superb Himalayan views including Lamjung himal with Nepalese famous national flowers and unique gurung culture…

Siklis Trek

Siklis trek is a spectacular short trek and traverses a variety of terrain including in the spring blooming forests of rhododendron and verities of birds. Siklis is second largest Gurung village over looking Annapurna IV, II and Lamjung Himal. In the evening at Siklis, mothers' unity welcomes you and sings traditional songs and dance stories from the ancient epics.

Trip Facts:

Activities: Trekking/hiking  
Start/End: Pokhara
Destination: Siklis trek  
Trip Duration: 10 days
Mode of trek: Camping or Home stay
Max. Altitude: 3000 meters
Group Size: Min. 2 / Max.15
Best Season: Feb, March, April, May
June, August and September, October, Nov
Trip Grade: Leisurely plus
Daily walking Hour: Approx. 4-6
Cost: Please contact us

Siklis trek – Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrive at Kathmandu airport, transfer to hotel. Evening tour manager will brief the tour at hotel.
Day 02: Scenic drive or spectacular fly to Pokhara – sightseeing around pokhara valley. Overnight at selected hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Kalikasthan and trek to Lamakhet. Overnight at tents.
Day 04: Trek from Lamakhet to Siklis. Overnight at tents.
Day 05: Day extra in siklis to explorer surrounding.   
Day 06: Trek from Siklis to Ghalegoan.
Day 07: Trek from Ghalegoa to Hyangja and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel
Day 08: Drive or flight to Kathmandu- day leisure.
Day 09: Kathamandu city sightseeing escorted by tour guide. Evening dinner with culture show.
Day 10: Transfer to airport, fly back home or extend your holiday.

Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays.

Why choose us?

Mission Eco Trek aware that there are many companies seeking your business as you plan your adventure holidays in the Nepal Himalayas. We believe we offer the very best value for money and take your safety, comfort and ultimate holiday experience very seriously.

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Cost includes:

  • Hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.
  • Necessary trekking permit fee.
  • Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the trekking
  • National Park fee
  • Food for trekking (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Guide, cook and necessary helpers. 
  • Airport pick up and departure
  • Transportation by Bus
  • Insurance of Guide & Potters
  • Trekking allowance, food allowance for trekking crews
  • Agency's service charge
  • Tims(Trekkers Information Management System)

Cost does not include:-

  • Personal equipment for Trekking/climbing
  • Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Trekking Sleeping bag
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for Guide & Potters
  • Bar bills, Mineral water

Food during the trip

During the camping days, freshly cooked food will be served by our friendly staffs. Each day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same camp where you spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination. Reception, farewell dinner and breakfast will be provided during your stay in Kathmandu.

Trekking Equipments:-

The following equipment lists are suggested and essential for both camp & teahouse trekking in the Himalayas. Make use of this list as a guideline; some of the equipment can be hired in Katmandu as well. Besides, keep in mind trekking gear can be bought in the many adventure shops in Katmandu, the majority of gear is locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) although it is becoming more common for gear to be imported from China and therefore of better quality.

Luggage:

1) 1 large duffel bag: This will carry all your personal gear on the trekking. It should be strong and durable. The best size would be around 30" x 14", with a full-length zipper and handles.
2) 1 rucksack or day pack: This should accommodate a sweater, rain gear, water bottle, camera and accessories and any miscellaneous items you need to have during the day. We recommend a pack with at least 1450cu. In capacity, or smaller if you are not carrying a large amount of camera equipment.

Head and Face Gear:
1. Sunhat
2. A Bandana
3. Sunglasses
4.Warm hat
5. Sunscreen with a very high SPF factor
6. Lip balm with a high SPF factor

Hands:
1. Lightweight gloves

Inner Clothing:
1. T-shirts
2. Thermal underwear- Top and bottom. Synthetic is best
3. Underwear
4. 2 Long shorts
5. 2 Trousers- (loose and comfortable) One thin, one thick and warm

Outer Clothing:
1. Down Jacket
2. Fleece Jacket (or a windproof jacket)
3. Waterproof jacket with a hood (or a poncho)
4. Waterproof pants
5. Baggy pants
6. 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick)
7. 1 sweater to be worn under the fleece jacket

Footwear:
1. Light weight walking boots- (leather is recommended)
2. Spare laces
3. 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.
4. 2 pairs of thin socks to be worn under the woolen socks
5. One pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for camp

Drinking Equipment:
1. Water Bottle
Purification equipment- Boiled drinking water will be provided but further purification with iodine or purification tablets is highly recommended.

Sleeping and Carrying Equipment:
1. 30-40 liter daypack
2. Water Proof Bag- A water proof bag to cover the rucksack
3. Sleeping Bag- Please brings a bag that can resist temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius

Personal Medical Kit:
1. Bandage for sprains
2. Plasters/Band-aids
3. Iodine or water filters
4. Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters
5. Antiseptic ointment for cuts
6. Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
7. Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller
8. Oral rehydration salts
9. Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)
10. Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)
11. Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)
12. Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)
13. Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)

Extras/Luxuries:
1. Binoculars
2. Reading book
3. Trail Map/Guide book
4. Journal & Pens
5. Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Toiletries:
1. 1 medium sized quick drying towel
2. Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
3. Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
4. Deodorant
5. Nail clippers
6. Face and body moisturize
7. Feminine hygiene products
8. Small mirror

Acclimatization

Mission Eco Trek is professionals at operating at high-altitude. Each trip we run has a realistic acclimatization programme. Our entire adventure trips are designed to allow gradual height gain, spread over a number of days. High altitude is not predictable sickness, so there is no way of predicting who will suffer from altitude but, for the vast majority of people, a slow ascent to height will produce minimal effects. We can provide 'Gamow Bag' as a precautionary measure as per your request on renting basis. Acclimatizing takes time and there are no safe shortcuts. All trips to altitudes in excess of 3,000 meters carry medicines essential to the treatment of altitude sickness, and our leaders, guides and staffs are well trained to administer them and to know the symptoms.

Check out "Altitude illness" by Dr Jim Duff
http://www.treksafe.com.au/medical/altitude_illness.htm

Further Information

Our homepage contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have any questions regarding trip, please feel free to contact us. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours. If you want to book a trip, you can send us an email or contact us directly by phone: 0977 98510 23742 (Jitendra), 0977 98510 23758 (Thakur).

Travel Insurance

Travelling is an investment and we believe that an insurance makes your investment secure. It is a condition of joining any of our adventure trips that be protected against comprehensive expenses potential to incur due to medial issues or accidents (to include helicopter rescue, air ambulance, and treatment costs). Please be noted that we do not arrange or sell insurance.

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Contact Address

Mission Eco Trek & Expedition

P. O. Box: 19795, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tell.: 00977-1- 4442922
Fax: 00977-1- 4442944

Email: mecotrek@wlink.com.np,
info@enepalholidays.com