Royal Trek Package

The Royal Trek package is one of the shortest treks in Annapurna region that follow a shrub like path along the foothills of Annapurna, north of the Pokhara valley. The Royal Trek package is so-named because Prince Charles and his 90 person entourage had explored this route in the early 80s. Royal trek holidays provide the opportunities for significant cultural experiences with the diverse mix of people and cultures that inhabit this region.

Royal Trek Package

Royal trek package begin in the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara and passes through beautiful Gurung hamlets.  During the trek, we are able to enjoy stunning views of the eloquently built hillside rice terraces, the magnificent Annapurna range, Machapuchhre (fishtail) and the Langtang Mountain views. The trip finally ends at the scenic Begnas Lake which is about 30 km west of Pokhara City.

Royal Trek Package is basically recommended for beginners who are restricted by time to trek longer. This Royal trek presents a true picture of uniqueness and allowing us the chance to capture traditional lifestyles of the tribes whose ancient religious practices and traditions have remained unchanged for thousands of years. Compared to other trekking areas in Annapurna region, this trekking route is less crowded, so you can get more close to nature, culture and lifestyle.

Royal Trek Package – itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Alpine Eco Trek. You will be then transferred to a Hotel. After checking in, you can take rest stroll around the city. In the evening we will organize a Welcome Dinner at an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy a Nepalese cultural program with a fine meal. Overnight at hotel.  

Day 02:  Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.
Today after breakfast, we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhists shrine (Buddha Nath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet your trek leader and other team members. We brief you regarding your trek as well as provide you opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding your upcoming adventure. You might shop around the city if you need any gears for the trek during the evening time. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:  Drive to Pokhara, 6-7 hrs drive
In the early morning, we take a tourist bus to Pokhara, 200 km drive takes six hours. Upon reaching the enchanting city of Pokhara which offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna and others, we check in to the hotel. Pokhara has numerous lakes, known as 'Tal' in Nepali which offer fishing, boating and swimming. Strolling around the Lakeside city and exploring it in the evening is enjoyable. Overnight in a hotel in Pokhara.

Day 04:  Pokhara to Kalikasthan, 1,370m, one hour drive, 4-5 hrs trek
Today, after breakfast we drive to Bijayapur Khola to begin our trek. Initially we start our walk for about an hour through flat paddy fields and cross the river. After crossing the river the trail starts to ascend to Kalikasthan. Lunch will be served midway through the climb. After arriving at Kalikasthan, we rest for some time then explore the surrounding areas. We spend overnight at a local guesthouse.

Day 05:  Kalikasthan to Syaklung, 1,730m. 5-6 hrs trek
After breakfast, we start walking through the villages. We walk along the ridge of the mountain which offers good views of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. Today, we can explore many villages, its locals and the rhododendron forests. Overnight at Syaklung in local guesthouse.

Day 06:  Syaklung to Chisapan, 1550m, 5-6 hrs trek
Walking through the Gurung village gives an opportunity to observe the local lifestyle. We move ahead playing a game of hide and seek with the rhododendron and Sal trees. Half way through the walk there is a 400m descent, then a 600m ascent for us to arrive at Chisapani. This is the best view point to see the Mountain Panorama. You will see Dhaulagiri to the west of Annapurna. Overnight in guesthouse.

Day 07:  Chisapani to Pokhara
Today we walk half way down the hill to Rupatal and climb about 200 meters to arrive at Sundare Danda. Walk 15 minutes down to Begnas Tal and enjoy an hour of boating. Transfer to Pokhara, check in at a hotel and take rest or explore the Lake side. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08:  Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6-7 hrs drive
Early morning, we take a tourist bus to get back to Kathmandu. Watching scenic countryside en route makes our long bus journey interesting. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Rest of the day can be spent at leisure or perhaps catching up with some last minute shopping or exploring any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 09:  Final departure
Your trip comes to an end today! If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. A representative from our company will take you to the airport approximately three hours before the scheduled flight. Wish you have a wonderful flight and see you again in the future.

Cost: Please contact us

Note: If above itinerary couldn’t meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting and wildlife safari.

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Further Information
Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have any questions regarding trip, please feel free to contact us. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours. If you want to book a trip, you can send us an email or contact us directly by phone: 0977 98510 36844 (Ram Kumar Adhikari).

Royal Trek Package Facts:

Activities: Trekking, hiking, nature observation and sightseeing 

Duration:  9 day(s).

Best time: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec 

Trip Grading: Leisurely plus  

Airfare:  Not included 

Lodging: Tent/camping arrangement 

Maximum Altitude: 1734 m.

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