Kapuche lake trek is the short 4 days Trek to Kapuche lake in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It is the trek to the lowest altitude glacier lake situated at an altitude of 2546 meters. This ideal height makes Kapuche one of the promising destinations in Nepal, as all other glaciers in Nepal are situated above the altitude of 4000 meters above sea level. The trek to Kapuche starts from Pokhara and continues to Sikles and Hugu villages, and finally to Kapuche lake and returns back to Pokhara. If you are in Kathmandu and want to do this trek, you will be transferred first to Pokhara via air flight or road transport (depending on the client's choice), and then stroll forward to the destination.
During Kapuche lake trekking, you will discover the newly flourished trekking trail covered with unique and authentic remote locations, meadows, and stunning white mountains like Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, and so on. Though the turquoise glacier lake - Kapuche is the major attraction of the trekking journey to Khapuche. Likewise, you will stroll through the green lush woodlands of rhododendron, terrace lands, stunning green topography, diverse species of animals and birds, wild honey bees, and so on. Similarly, if you are lucky enough, you will see avalanches towards the lake from Annapurna and other high mountains. The sounds and visuals of snow and ice falling on the lake is another unforgettable view of the lake site.
The Sikles Kapuche lake trekking is a newly discovered yet emerging trekking destination in Nepal among national and foreign travelers. The trail is less crowded and remote in comparison to other trekking trails in the Annapurna region of Nepal. During the trial, you will explore the villages like Sikles and Hugu, which itself is an allure for understanding the local Gurung cultures, traditions, norms, and lifestyle.
The lake Kaphuche is comprised of three words with different meanings. Here, 'Ka' means "Snow or ice", 'Phu' means 'melting and sliding down', and 'Che' means 'settling or landing on the flat land'. Overall, Kaphuche means 'lake formed by melting snow sliding down and settling on the flat land to form a lake'.
Kapuche lake trekking route begins from Pokhara and continues to Sikles village, Hugu (Huwu) village, and finally to the lake Kapuche. Then, the journey continues back to Pokhara with the same route followed in previous days. Following are the average driving and trekking time required to complete this Kapuche glacier lake trekking:
These are the estimated time for completing the Kapuche lake 4 days of trekking for average walkers and hikers. The time may vary according to the walking speed and endurance of the travelers. Here are some of the itineraries that you may follow to reach the lowest glacier lake in Nepal, by chilling and enjoying the remote and natural environment slowly but gradually.
These are some of the sample itineraries that we can run as per the client’s demand. Still, Kapuche glacier lake trekking is fully customizable. You can contact us and let us know about your demand and requirements, and we will organize everything accordingly.
Nepal Trek Adventure was the company we chose for our Khapuche lake trekking. They managed the trek, food, accommodation, flights, and road rides. All the services they provided were of the best and reasonable cost. We just had to go through the trail and enjoy the scenery. Heartily, we had a perfect Annapurna Kapuche lake trek with the best company. Kudos!
We, the college mates went to Annapurna for trekking to Khapuche lake. There were 20 people in total. It had been a long time that we had not been to any places, and were tired of life going on a loop. This Kapuche lake trekking helped us a lot for peace and refreshment. Trekking to lake Kapuche was not hard, and we completed it with chills and lots of enjoyment. Best short trek in Nepal!
My girl and I needed a personal time to get to know each other more, so we decided to go far from city chaos with a trekking opportunity. We chose Khapuche lake trekking and to do it, we went to Pokhara first. We met the NTA team member (our guide) and he explained about the trip furthermore, and we headed forward. During the trek, we saw many mountains, rivers, green forest, cultures and lifestyle of locals, and so on. Also, the turquoise shining lake view was the best and beyond our imagination. We cherished our trekking days and it really helped us to move forward with our relationship.
We, the group of four people, went for a Kapuche lake trek with guide, Shiva. We were Kathmandu residents, so they organized the trip from and to Kathmandu. For reaching Pokhara, we took a flight, and continued the road drive to Sikles, completed the trek, and while returning back to Kathmandu, we took a tourist bus drive. The overall trip was amazing and we enjoyed it a lot.
Sikles Kapuche lake trek in Annapurna Nepal was the great adventure of my life. I had heard about this lake a lot, and finally I did. It was a 7 days trip from Kathmandu. We had a road trip on the first and last day of the trip and on the remaining days, we hiked. When we reached the lake, we saw a huge avalanche. It was a cherry on top. Truly a time-worthy trekking it was! Highly recommended for all who seek an easy trip in Nepal.
You can do Kapuche glacier lake trek within 4 days from Pokhara. But you can complete it in 3 days as well if you are bound with time, yet, there will be a rush which may prohibit you to enjoy the journey more. Also, if you are starting your Khapuche lake trekking from Kathmandu, additional 2 spare days may be required in order to cope with flight or road-way trip between Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Actually, no. You do not need any special training for Kapuche glacier lake trek. But as the average walking time ranges from 2 to 6 hours, you must be fit enough to cover these distances via forest-ways, stone-paved pathways and stairs, steep uphills and downhills. We recommend jogging, stretching, and some minor exercises before heading towards the trekking journey.
The cost for Kapuche lake trek is USD (_______) approximately. However, any customization and modification in the trekking itinerary may lead to increase in price.
The views that you can see during trek to Kapuche lake are mountain ranges of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri peaks, Lamjung Himal, forest of rhododendron trees, traditional villages and settlements, and so on.
The best months for Kapuche lake trek are from Mid February to Mid June and Mid September to Mid December. In this period of time, the views are great, though this trek can be carried out throughout the year when the weather is suitable. Make sure to check on the weather forecast while planning the trip. Likewise, if you want to see the frequent avalanches from Annapurna II during the trek, Mid February to April are the best months to visit Kapuche lake.
Kapuche lake trekking can be done within various time frames starting from 3 days, however, our standard itinerary presents the trekking route for 4 days. Here are other itineraries according to which we can organize this trip to Khaphuche lake.
Nepal Trek Adventures & Expedition offers daily fixed departures for Kapuche lake trekking in Nepal for the main seasons (Mid February to Mid June and Mid September to Mid December). You can check on your feasible dates on the fixed departure section below. Also, if you want to make any modification on the trip with additive trips, helicopter rides, or more, click on the Customize Trip button on the top-right side of the site and make your booking from there with any changes that you want. We offer all the packages at reasonable and comparatively lower prices existing in the market.
Book with us and visit Kapuche at best services, facilities, with inexpensive price ranges. If you have any queries about the trip or of you want any further details about the company or the quotes, feel free to reach out to us on the mentioned contact detail:
Contact Person in Nepal - Binod Sapkota, Mobile +977 9851017030 24 Hrs Available on WhatsApp, Viber, or WeChat.
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