Trek to Kapuche Lake (Photo Feature)


2nd Jul, 2022 | Tourism Mail Crew


Kapuche Lake trek is one of the best emerging trekking routes of Nepal. This is located at an altitude of 2546 meters from sea level. It lies inside the Gurung village Sikles of  Kaski district in the Annapurna region. The distance between Pokhara to Sikles is 26 KM which can be traveled by Jeep or Bus. And from Sikles, you need to hike towards Kapuche Glacier Lake which is another 20 KM and takes approx 8 hours hike.

You can reach Kapuche Lake within 4 days from Pokhara. So the perfect itinerary for Kapuche lake is 3 Nights 4 Days. On the first day, you will be traveling from Pokhara to Sikles Village. Sikles is a beautiful indigenous Gurung village located in Kaski District. And the second day, the trek starts from Sikles village towards Hugu village also known as Goth Ghar which takes approx 5-6 hours to reach. Hugu is a small shepherd settlement where basic accommodation is available. And the next day, you will hike towards Kapuche Glacier from Hugu Village which takes approx 2 hours hike.

 

 

Text/Photo: A.P Tolang