7 Days Sikles Yoga Trek
Sikles Yoga Trek leads the trekkers to a traditional village of Gurung community in the western part of Nepal. Overlooking the Annapurna IV to the north, Sikles Yoga Trek allows the trekkers to enjoy the grandiose view of snow-capped mountains Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal to the east. Because of its moderate altitude from sea level while comparing the Himalayan region to the northern part of Nepal, Sikles Yoga Trek can be a suitable place to visit for the trekkers who love to enjoy the splendid scenario of mountains along with yoga practice yet trekking in moderate altitude. As Sikles Yoga Trek offers maximum height of about 2800 meter from sea level, the atmosphere and trekking would definitely allure new comers who want to start the trekking experience in Himalayan country Nepal. In addition to its trademark or recognition as a country of mountains, Nepal has been endowed with the blessing in the form of green forest, white water, specious of birds and animals, jade lakes, valleys etc. In spite of being relatively low-altitude trek, Sikles Yoga Trek doesn’t skip aforementioned natural traits of Nepal. Instead, Sikles Yoga Trek adds the cultural and pastoral aspects of Nepal to signify the trekking to its greater level. Trailing through the countryside of Nepal especially Sikles Yoga Trek let the trekkers explore some ethnic villages and their life-style.
Sikles Yoga Trek recharges one in physical, mental and psychological level as it continues with every yoga asana, pranayama and meditation practice for physical and mental freshness and calmness. The trek to the high Himalayas would be the energy-boosting and empowering journey to energize one’s psychological aspect because one experiences and dare to tackle the steep and stony path which may help to win the fear factor and the feeling of hopelessness. Sikles Yoga Trek can motivate and magnify the positive attitude through yoga practice while developing the courage and stamina of trekkers. When yoga is combined with the trekking in such a naturally prosperous and perennially divine place, the experience and attainment the trekkers get would be immense and awe-inspiring in every aspect. Sikles Yoga Trek maintains its charm and makes the trekkers trail to this ethnically prosperous and naturally embellished places of Nepal. Sikles Yoga Trek attracts the trekkers with its wonderful trail to pave while relishing the magnetic beauty of mountains and cool and enlivening atmosphere.
Heading to the north of Pokhara, Sikles Yoga Trek moves along lowland villages, farming terrain to the forest and hills. Every day practice of yoga in some naturally charged and vibrated green ground on the top of the hills would enthralls the trekking massively. As the yoga practice has been incorporated in many sectors ranging from office, organization, and beaches of ocean to trekking in the Himalayas. With yoga’s express speed of growth and attraction to the people all over the world, it has also been found to be essential to include in trekking. Following the trail through the oak, rhododendron and bamboo forest to reach the antique trail on the edge of Modi Khola paves up towards Tangting and Sikles village. The cordial and humble heart of local people and their ever-welcoming smile would always create the harmonious environment and would make the trekkers feel special about themselves. The feeling of respect and curiosity shown by the local people would encourage the trekkers to trail further and explore more about this mystic land called Nepal.
Mingling of Yoga and Trekking
The trekking has mostly been conducted for the very purpose of exploring the wonders of the world and making the mind and body refresh. After may be yearlong full-time and stressful schedule of the work one would prefer to release all these anxiety, stress and tension through some holidays and relaxation in the form of trekking. To add the butter in the bread, yoga has been targeted to inspire and help one to release all the unessential mental, psychological stuffs including the physical issues in addition to the sheer joy and journey of trekking.
Both yoga and trekking seem very co-relative and cordially connected as both are related to the Himalayas. The origin of yoga and its initial practice has been believed to be undergone in the cave and corner of Himalayas. It’s obvious that the trekking has basically focused to trail in the craggy and steep path of Himalayas while exploring the environmental, cultural and natural beauty of Nepal. The connection of yoga is related to self-exploration and self-realization whereas the trekking has been interlinked with the exploration of the natural beauty, cultural heritage along with some fun and free time in one’s journey of life.
When one observes the magnificent beauty of the nature halting at some point, the tiredness and soreness of the body would be forgotten by the appealing and welcoming charisma of the mountains appeared far to the north while trailing through the high hills and green forest. Sikles Yoga Trek provides an awesome opportunity to enjoy the yoga session in open green place in early morning while sun is rising far to the north. The practice of sun salutation at the time of sunrise in fresh and natural place would be a situation for many practitioner as dream come true. In the same manner, many trekkers who may be new to yoga would definitely adore the ambience.
Day 01 of Sikles Yoga TrekKathmandu to Pokhara (800 meter) – 6/7 hours of driveEarly in the morning, you’ll get on the luxurious coach to travel to Pokhara. You will lavish the journey thoroughly observing the high hills on both sides of the road while following the edge of the Trishuli River until you reach at Mugling. The green hills, jungles, small town on the sides of the road keep you engaging to enjoy. After about 6/7 hours of drive, you will reach to Pokhara. You will be taken to a hotel for the rest. Short briefing of the upcoming trek will be conducted. Overnight stay will be at a hotel.Pranayama and meditation in the evening.
Day 02 of Sikles Yoga TrekPokhara to Tangting (1650 meter) via Chansu 1.5 hours of drive and 4 hours of trekkingYoga asana in the morningAbout an hour of drive out of Pokhara will take you to Chansu. The journey will be full of scenic hills, jungle until you reach to a Modi Khola. After getting off the vehicle by the river, the trekking starts with crossing the suspension bridge over a Modi Khola. The trails follows the ancient route along the edge of the river to ascend towards Tangting village. While paving through the climbing path, you will be greeted by the gorgeous view of Lamjung Himal and Annapurna II. As the trek climbs uphill the path gets narrower which make you walk on the steep stony path. Overnight stay will be at teahouse.Pranayama and meditation in the evening.
Day 03 of Sikles Yoga TrekTangting to Sikles (1980 meter) 5/6 hours of trekkingYoga asana in the morningThe day has more excitement to offer! Descending down to the edge of Modi Khola, you will take the rising route to reach the top of the hill. The steep stony stairs through the terraced fields leads you to the most awaited and vantage point of Sikles Yoga Trek called Sikles village. Like previous village Tangting, Sikles is also the Gurung community with its prosperous cultural heritage and amicable local people. It’s one of the most fascinating place to stay and spend some precious and pragmatic time exploring the culture, ethnicity of the village as well as adoring the astounding atmosphere of the snowy mountains in the back-drop off the village. Sikles village offers the paradise panoramic view of Annapurna II, Annapurna IV and Lumjung Himal. Overnight stay will be at a teahouse.Pranayama and meditation in the evening.
Day 04 of Sikles Yoga TrekSikles – The day of Exploration 3 to 4 hours of trekkingYoga asana in the morningThe day will be full of exploration of Sikles village and its proximity. The hike to Rishi Danda (2350 meter) will enhance the horizon of viewing the incredible mountainous view. It’s kind of rest day too as it allows to expedite in the village and get into the culture and custom of the Gurung community without much effort to trail through the path with bags. You also can visit the local Eco Museum if you manage to visit between 10 am to 4 pm. Overnight stay will be at the same teahouse.Pranayama and meditation in the evening.
Day 05 of Sikles Yoga TrekSikles to Tara Hill Top (2800 meter) 5 hours of trekkingYoga asana in the morningThe day can offer you more time for the practice of yoga and relaxation as you will leave Sikles after lunch for Tara Hill. The trek rises uphill through the jungle to reach the top of Tara Hill where the camp will be settled for the night. With the best hope to view the golden sunrise next morning, overnight stay will be taken place at a camp with limited amenities available as comparison to other days. However, the spectacular sunrise and its moment would pay your inconvenience of camp stay. Overnight will be at camp.Pranayama and meditation in the evening.
Day 06 of Sikles Yoga TrekTara Hill Top to Ghalekharka/ Khadarjung (1669 meter) 5/6 hours of trekkingYoga asana in the morningGetting up early in the morning, the yoga practice will be continued as other day. The unique aspect of this day will be the practice of yoga welcoming the sunrise view from the top of Tara Hill which will perhaps be the moment of Sikles Yoga Trek. Then the trekking descends downhill through the thick forest to reach to the other side of Tara Hill Top. The night will be spent at Khalekharka or Khadarjung. Overnight stay will be at a teahouse.Pranayama and meditation in the evening.
Day 07 of Sikles Yoga TrekGhalekharka to Pokhara 2 hours of trekking and 1.5 hours of driveYoga asana in the morningThe last day of Sikles Yoga Trek will be enjoyed with regular yoga practice. As soon as you will get refreshed by the yoga practice, the trek starts to take declining route with ease and comfort as the trek will be comparatively shorter than other days. Reaching at a road where the transport will be waiting for you to take you back to the city of lakes called Pokhara.
Things included in the package
- We provide you the bed and breakfast. Accommodation will be shared by two people. However, you can book for the single room with extra charge.
- We will also bear the cost of domestic flight that will be travelled for the trip.
- Yoga classes as per Itinerary.
- The overland transport will be held on tourist coach as per the itinerary and size of the group.
- The applicable fee for the Trekking, National Park and Conservation center will be covered.
- We offer you a welcome group dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural show.
- The wages, meals, insurance and transport allowance of all trekking staff and porters will be arranged.
- We also can arrange the planning for the place of interest in the city accompanied by the city guide.
- We also have included the comprehensive medical kit and service of guide and porters.
- We also help you to reconfirm your international flight.
Things Excluded in the package
- Pick-up/Drop from/to airport.
- The visa fee you would have to pay for travel, medical insurance and airport tax.
- The meals of your personal interest will not be offered in our expense.
- We would also not provide the personal sleeping bags and bags.
- The charge applied in case of emergency evacuation by any means of transport would not be included.
- The charge for accommodation in Kathamndu in you early arrival before the trip will not be included and also the late departure. Moreover, the early departure from trek will also not included in our expense.
- We also don’t include the cost of international flights.
- The trip doesn’t offer the travel and rescue insurance.
- We also don’t include the phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra poter etc.
- We also don’t offer tips for guides and porters.
Trek start dates1st Group: 1st of every Month2nd group: 15th of every month
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