This short trek starts walking from Pokhara and follows a shrub like path along the foothills of Annapurna, north of Pokhara Valley. The Royal Trek acquired its name after Prince Charles of England who trekked here in 1980s. It crosses Bijayapur Khola and through numerous villages, terraced hillocks and rice fields with excellent opportunities of rural Nepalese way of lifestyle. The spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Macchapucchare , Lamjung Himal , Dhaulagiri ,and other surrounding peaks are lined in front of this trek like face mirror. On this trekking we will get contact with different ethnic groups however they are perfectly harmonized to each other which teach the means of respect and compassion. This trek finally ends at the scenic Begnas Lake which is about 30 km west of Pokhara city. Basically this trekking is designed who wills to have easy and fruitful trekking having no worry about altitude and acclimatization.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Day 02:Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03:Drive/flight to Pokhara
Day 04:Pokhara to Kalikasthan 1,370m: 1 hr drive, 4-5 hrs trek
Day 05:Kalikasthan to Syaklung 1,730m
Day 06:Syaklung to Chisopani 1550m
Day 07:Chisopani to Pokhara
Day 08:Drive/flight to Kathmandu:
Day 09:Departure to home:
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up you and transferred to Hotel. After check in, you can either take a rest, hang around in the city or it all depends upon your interests and condition. In the evening we will organize a Welcome Dinner.
Day 02Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek PreparationToday after breakfast, we start our city tour around the historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu valley. These places would be archaeologically, historically and culturally the World Heritage Sites. We can make some discussion about upcoming adventure or you make organize the gears for trekking.
Day 03Drive/flight to PokharaWe take a tourist bus or flight to Paokhara. Pokhara is one of the most beautiful City of Nepal which offers magnificent views of mountains, lake and other nature. After checking in hotel, hang around exploring the Lakeside city and enjoyable dinner somewhere in the restaurant.
Day 04Pokhara to Kalikasthan 1,370m: 1 hr drive, 4-5 hrs trekToday, 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. After arriving at Kalikasthan, take a rest forawhile and explore the surrounding areas and overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 05Kalikasthan to Syaklung 1,730mAfter breakfast, start walking through the villages. We walk along the ridge, which offers good views of mountain Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. Today explore many different villages, rhododendron forest, terraced rice, millet field and Overnight at Syaklung in local guesthouse.
Day 06Syaklung to Chisopani 1550mWalking through the Gurung village and their lifestyle is really an opportunity to see the mountain culture and life. Passing through the rhododendron forest, 400m descent, then a 600m ascent to arrive Chisopani is one of the challenging and important. Chisopani is one of the best places for the Himalayan Panoramic views.
Day 07Chisopani to PokharaGet down to Rupatal and climb about 200 meters to arrive at Sundare Danda. Walk 15 minutes down to Begnas Tal and take bus to Pokhara.
Day 08Drive/flight to Kathmandu: if you come by flight it takes just 30 minuts from Pokhara and the day will be free or shopping for souvenir. But if you come by bus it takes about 7 hours Kathmandu.
Day 09Departure to home: if you have enough time you can take some leisure time in Kathmandu for tour around the world heritage site. But if you have short time you can take a flight back to Home.