Kapuche lake Trek

Trip Duration

6 Days

Trip Grade

Moderate

Highest Altitude

1,980m

Accommodation

Lodge/Tea House

Transportation

Flight/Private Vehicle

Group Size

2-12 max

Best Season

Spring/Autumn

Kapuche lake Trek Overview

Wanderers looking for solitude in nature can discover a tranquil paradise in Kapuche Lake, a hidden gem awaiting exploration. Tucked away in the stunning Himalayan panorama , Kapuche Lake beckons with its serene beauty. It invites adventurous souls to explore its hidden splendor. Thats why, This undiscovered treasure, situated in Nepal’s pristine Annapurna region, captivates tourists with its turquoise waters. It is crystal pure and flanked by towering snow-capped peaks and lush alpine forests.

Kapuche Lake offers an extraordinary experience that captivates the senses and revivifies the soul. So, if  you are an adventure enthusiast, a nature lover, or a seeker of calm. Its remote location only adds to the charm of this magical place, where guests may savor the untainted beauty of nature distant from the commotion of contemporary life.

With meandering trails and spectacular panoramas at every turn, the journey to Kapuche Lake is a monument to the beauty of the Himalayan region. Numerous natural wonders will meet you as you start the journey to Kapuche Lake. Lush forests adorned with vivid hues and the sweet songs of local birds serenade visitors in it. It is nestled within the breathtaking Himalayan panorama.

As you climb, the air gets cleaner and crisper, energizing your senses and providing a break from the rigors of daily life.  So, meeting local villages along the way, which offer a look into the region’s rich culture and tradition. Magar and Gurung ethnic communities, known for their friendliness, add charm to the voyage with warm hospitality at Kapuche.

The scene that emerges before your eyes as you approach Kapuche Lake is just breathtaking. You can’t help but gasp as the lake’s crystal clear waters reflect the peaks’ majestic beauty in a picture-perfect reflection.

Highlights of Kapuche lake Trek

 

Trip Map

Best season to go

You can do Kapuche Lake Trek at any time of the year but the best seasonto trek is spring (March- May) and autumn (September- November). During this season the temperature is very favorable and you canseeclear view of mountains, green forest and vegetation. Monsoonandwinter season is comparatively risky because of heavy rainfall. The temperaturemight be mildly cold especially at night.

Other Requirement

Travel insurance- you can always purchase your own travel insurance. Itusually cost around 150$(15000 NRS) good for 30 days. It is important tomention or cover high altitudes since trekkers sometime really needstobe evacuated from helicopter. But since there is no such high altitudesinthis trek but still you need to know travel Insurance depends onthedetails you have provided that’s why it’s important to notify themearlierabout the altitudes you will be reaching. Visas/ passports – foreigners other than Indians need to have validvisasand passports prior to visiting Nepal. The passport must hold minimum6months of visa validity from their date of arrival. They can have theNepalese visa at Kathmandu airport.

Trekking Equipment List

Woolen t shirts/shirts/thick sweaters. Backpack/Duffle bag
Thermal top/bottoms Passport
Jackets (Fiber or down) Passport size photographs
Raincoat Permit and travel insurance
Pair of sandals Suns cream and lip balm
Underwear Travel towel
Trekking trousers Wash kit
Sleeping trousers First aid kit
Hiking shorts Power bank
Water proof pants Summer/winter hat
Daypack Buff/bandana
Sleeping bag/Sleeping bag liner Water bottles and water purifier
Hiking boots Trekking poles
Hiking shocks Charger/adapter
Camp shoes Money/cash
Gloves and beanies Camera
Snow glasses and sunglasses trekking map
Down jacket/Gore-Tex Toiletries
Neck gaiter Water purification
Sun hat/woolen hat Water bottle

Payment and cancellation

Policy regarding Payment and Cancellation Payment:

Payment:
1) To confirm a reservation, a deposit equal to 30% of the total price is required.
2) If the payment is made online, the remaining balance is due 10 days before the Tour, Trekking, Peak Climbing, or Expedition begins. If the payment is made in cash, it can be made after arrival. 3) If the booking is made within 30 days of the expedition beginning, full payment must be made at the time of booking.

Cancellation:
1)A full refund of the deposit will be given if a Tour, Trek, Peak Climbing, or Expedition is canceled more than 60 days before the start date.
2)The deposit will not be refunded if a Tour, Trek, Peak Climbing, or Expedition is canceled within 30 days of its start date.
3)A tour, trek, peak climbing, or expedition will not be refunded if it is canceled prior to or on the start date.
4)All participants should strongly consider purchasing travel insurance to cover any unforeseen cancellations or other occurrences.

Note: We reserve the right to modify or cancel any trek in the event of a natural disaster, political unrest, or any other unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. In such cases, a full refund or an alternative option will be provided.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Temperature and weather
The average temperature in autumn season in this place ranges from18-22 degree Celsius at day time and falls to 7-10 degree Celsius at night. Similarly, in spring seasons the average temperature ranges around18-20degree Celsius at day time and can be quite chilly during night time. Thewinter season is certainly the coldest one. The average temperatureat day time can range from 7-12 degree Celsius while it can fall to Zerodegree Celsius at night.
Food and accommodation
Accommodation- teahouses and homestay are available in Sikles. Theyprovide basic facilities like single room with clean blankets andpillows. However once you reach Hugu village and Kapuche Lake you needtodoCamping or few homestays are available with very limited service. Food- enough food options are available in Sikles like Dal Bhat andvegetables, Lentils, breads, Indian foods, tea, coffee and soft drinks. Onceyou reach Hugu village your options will be very limited and mostlyyouwill get Dal, Bhat, and vegetables.
Transportation Bus
Bus facility is available from Kathmandu to Pokhara whichtakesaround 4-5 hours and cost you 400-500 NRS. FromPokhara youcanagaintake a ride to Siklesh. The public bus cost you around 300 NRSwhileyoucan also take a jeep which cost you around 700 NRS. Airplane- the flight available is from Kathmandu to Pokhara whichtake35-40 minutes and cost you 3000-3500 NRS.
Guides/porters
Since this is one of the short and easy trek, hiring a guide is not mandatory. You can easily know the directions, villages and necessaryinformation. However, if you want to hire a guide they might chargeyouaround 20-25$ day. Similarly, porters are not mandatory too. Youcanjustcarry your belongings by yourself. With lower altitudes and short distanceyou will not have much difficulties. However if you want to hire aporterthey might charge you around 10-15$ per day.
Communication and electronics
There is enough facilities of electricity, internet and mobile phoneservicesIn Kathmandu, Pokhara and Siklesh. You will not have problemfor charging your electronics, making calls and using internet. OnceyoureachHugu village you may be out of these services or find very rarely.
Safety/fitness
Being one of the easy trek, anyone with good fitness can do it. Youcanstilldo the trek if you are mildly sick with your doctor’s permission. However, if you are severely sick then it is better to postpone and do it later. You have to walk for 5-6 hours for 1 or 2 days so having past trekkingexperience, or having excellent fitness is not really necessary. However, itis always better to prepare yourself by practicing running and joggingbefore your trek. This helps in your journey. There is no any riskof altitudesickness since you will not be reaching high altitudes.
Permits and fees
Annapurna Conservation area permit- this permit is required toeverytrekker coming to Kapuche Lake and cost you 3000 NRS (30$) TIMs- this card is also mandatory for every trekkers and cost you1000NRS (10$). All permits can be received from Nepal TourismBoard in Kathmanduand Pokhara.

Booking Details


Price: US$360 per person
  • A detailed certificate from Marvel Treks and Expedition (after accomplishment)
  • A complimentary raincoat to shed you during the rainy season.(returnable)
  • A Complimentary Duffel Bag throughout the trek from our company. (returnable)
  • A warm complimentary Down Jacket during the entire trek on behalf of Marvel Treks. (returnable)
  • A complimentary sleeping bag for your icy trek. (returnable)
  • The essential climbing gear like mountain axe, trekking sticks, etc, for your need throughout the trek. (returnable)
  • Delightful complimentary Authentic Nepali cuisine as dinner to embark on your arrival and departure
  • Critical complimentary First Aid Service (in times of need)
  • An informative trekking map for you to cherish on behalf of our company
  • Trendy Sunhat and t-shirt as souvenirs on behalf of Marvel Treks and Expedition.
  • All the crucial services about airport transfer to and from the hotel via a private tourist vehicle ($40)
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management Systems )($10)
  • National park entry fees / ACAP permits / Conservation entry fees. ( $30)
  • All essential local tax and, office service charges Gov tax ($100 )
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Kathmandu (Kathmandu hotel or similar) ($40)
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Kathmandu (Center lake  hotel or similar)($40)
  • Porter Guide ($100)

  • Marvel Treks and Expedition won’t be responsible for all the Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra nights in any city that’s not accommodated in the itinerary of Marvel Treks and Expedition.
  • All the International flight checks and airfares.
  • Marvel Treks and Expedition won’t be responsible for alcoholic/ non-alcoholic liquors.
  • Additional porter fees along with tips for guides and porters.
  • Electronic gadgets like chargers, and headphones.
  • Individual costs like a hot shower, phone calls, laundry, and souvenirs.
  • Travel coverage and emergency evacuations.
  • Tips for our staff’s drivers.


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