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Royal Trek

Trip Facts

Trip Code: NA
Trip Duration: 6 days
Max. Altitude: 2300m
Grade: Easy
Program Type: Trekking
Trek Start Point: Pokhara
Trek End Point: Pokhara
Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: Full Board
Mode of Travel: Land
Transportation: By Bus/Car/Van
Minimum Pax: 01
Best season: All Seasons
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Overview

Royal Trek – The Annapurna region is one of the most famous and easy going Trekking. The trek has been named the “Royal Trek” as Prince Charles walked it in the 1980’s.  It is extremely enjoyable and requires no technical knowledge making it and excellent trek for beginners and elderly people.

The journey leads through ethnic villages with extremely rich and diverse culture.  It also offers panoramic views of the Pokhara valley, the northern Annapurna range and Machhapuchere (Fishtail) while walking through forests of magnolia and rhododendron.

Pokhara is another beautiful and most popular city after Kathmandu. It has natural beauty of lakeside (phewa lake) location and its proximity of the mountains. Pokhara is the starting point for some of the most popular trek in Annapurna region. From here various type trek can be organize from short walks to few weeks treks including Royal Trek Nepal.

    Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara drive and overnight at Hotel

    Day 2: Pokhara to Kalikasthan (Approx 3 to 4 hours walking)

    Day 3: Kalikasthan to Syanklung (1730m) (Approx 3 to 4 hours walking)

    Day 4: Syanklung to Chisopani (2300m) (Approx 3 to 4 hours walking)

    Day 5: Chisopani to Pokhara (884m) (Approx 3 to 4 hours walking)

    Day 6: Pokhara to Kathmandu Overnight at Hotel

  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara drive and overnight at Hotel.

    Drive to Pokhara (200 km. 6/7 hours) by tourist bus at 7:00 am from Kantipath.

    Day 2: Pokhara to Kalikasthan (Approx 3 to 4 hours walking)

    After lunch, the journey starts with a short drive up to the village of Vijayapur- starting point.The trails starts off through flat rice fields and then climb through Rakhigaon to a Chautara and gradually ascends along a ridge top taking through Brahmin villages until you reach Kalikasthan where you will spending the night.  The place offers exquisite views of mountains and Pokhara city.

    Day 3: Kalikasthan to Syanklung (1730m) (Approx 3 to 4 hours walking)

    The trail starts along a forested ridge, passing Thulokot and then onto Mati Thana. You can stop over for lunch in this village as there are few teashops open. Then the trail starts to gradually ascend to Naudanda, and continues until you reach the Gurung village of Shanklung where you will be spending the night. During the trek we will be walking on the ridge of the mountain which offers a decent view of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal.

    Day 4: Syanklung to Chisopani (2300m) (Approx 3 to 4 hours walking)

    The Himalayan skyline changes as the route taken will be shrouded by mountains like Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, Manasulu and Himalchuli. The trail descends steeply to the south side of the hill passing by an ancient tree with a chautara (stone platform), several tea shops and a police check post. From there, you will proceed on, following the Royal Trek route and ascend to Chisopani (coldwater) where you will be spending the night. There is a temple located on a high knoll above the village. The place offers splendid views of the mountains in the vicinity.

    Day 5: Chisopani to Pokhara (884m) (Approx 3 to 4 hours walking)

    You will start off by descending down a ridge and stone steps which leads you into a small valley. Continuing along the Royal trek stream, you will pass through a rice field and then make a final ascent to the ridge that separates Begnas Tal and Rupa Tal. The route to the Begnas Bazaar and onto Pokhara is a wide path that is frequently used by local people. Spending another night in Pokhara will give you an opportunity to explore around.

    Day 6: Pokhara to Kathmandu Overnight at Hotel

    Drive to Kathmandu (200 km. 6/7 hours) by tourist bus.

Cost Included

    • Kathmandu-International Airport pickup and drop off service
    • Three nights accommodation in Kathmandu.
    • Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing
    • Bus station hotel bus station by taxi
    • Two nights accommodation in Pokhara
    • Lodge accommodation on the way (Trek)
    • Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner on trek)
    • ACAP permit and TIMS card
    • One English speaking government register guide and one porter to carry personal belongings.
    • Private car to Nayapul and back to Pokhara
    • Guide and porter’s- food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment,
    • bus to Pokhara-Kathmandu

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