Royal Trek

Trip Facts

  • Cost Start FromUS$ 759 per person
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    No of people Price P.P
    2 - 6 Pax US$ 722
    7-12 Pax US$ 685
    13-30 Pax US$ 650
  • Duration 9 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • TransportationPrivate Car
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • DestinationNepal
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Lodge + Hotel
  • Min. Age: 7
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About Trip

Royal Trek is one of the shortest and easiest treks in the Annapurna region. This trek is perfect for anyone regardless of their age. Moreover, it is also one of the recommended trekking trails in the Annapurna region for elderly people. Back in the 1980s, Prince Charles trekked on the same route, which named this trekking route. Beside Prince Charles, Mick Jagger, the vocalist of The Rolling Stones has also gone on this trek. The trail is easy with occasional ascends and descends. During the Royal Trekking, you will trek through beautiful forests of rhododendron along with enjoying amazing views of Himalayan mountains. Royal Trek is the best trekking package in the low altitude that will present you equal beautiful views and experience.

During the Royal Trek, you will get to see wonderful views of Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Langtang (7,246 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Lamjung (6,983 m), and many other mountains. Along with gorgeous scenery, you will get to experience the culture, tradition, and daily lifestyle of the locals. As you will stay overnight in different villages, you will have a good chance to interact with locals and get to know them closely. If you are someone with limited time on their hands and wants to see the beauty of the Annapurna region is a short time, the Royal Trek is an ideal option for you. 

Royal Trek begins with a long scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. From Pokhara, you will drive to Bijayapur Khola, the starting point of the trek. The trail goes through flat paddy fields and crossing a river, you will ascend towards Kalikasthan. The trail then goes through small villages and ridge of a mountain. On the way, you will get to see stunning views of Mt. Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. Passing by lovely rhododendron forest, you will reach Syaklung for the night stay. Further, you will descend to Chisapani and drive back to Pokhara.

Only a handful of travelers goes on this trek every year, therefore the trail is less crowded in comparison with other treks in the Annapurna region. If you are looking for solitary, then no doubt go on Royal Trek. We, Mountain Rock Treks & Expedition have carefully designed our Royal Trek itinerary. Be part of this amazing journey, with us, and we will make sure you will enjoy every moment of the trek. For further information regarding Royal Trek cost or other queries, feel free to contact us anytime.

 

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal 
  • Max-Altitude:1,730m/5,675ft 
  • Difficulty Level: Easy  
  • Group Size: 1-12 people 
  • Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal 
  • Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal 
  • Meals: Bed and Breakfast 
  • Accommodation: Hotel and teahouses
  • Best Time: Jan- May and Sept - Dec

 

 

When to go on Royal Trek?

Normally  All year around this trek is good for us in terms of weather. January to May and September to December is known as the best time to go on Royal Trek. The views are clear, and the weather is also stable in these months. Moreover, the entire region blooms with beautiful wildflowers and various vegetations.

 

What kind of trek is Royal Trek?

Royal Trek is a teahouse trek in the lower part of Annapurna region. Following the footstep Prince Charles, Mick Jagger, the vocalist of The Rolling Stones, you will explore beautiful villages.
 

Is Royal Trek difficult?

No, Royal Trek is not a difficult trek. Moreover, it is one of the shortest and easiest treks in the Annapurna region.

 

What are the highlights of Royal Trek?

Here are the highlights of Royal Trek:

  • Explore dazzling Fewa, Rupa, and Begnas lake

  • Follow footsteps of Prince Charles and Mick Jagger, the vocalist of The Rolling Stones

  • Get to see breath-taking scenery

  • Experience rich culture, tradition, and daily lifestyle of the locals

  • Get to see astonishing views of Annapurna Range, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Lamjung, and many other mountains


 

Is there any chance of altitude sickness during Royal Trek?

The highest elevation you will reach during Royal Trek is 1,730 meters/5,675 feet, which is not so high. Therefore, there is no chance of getting altitude sickness in Royal Trek.
 

What are the food & accommodation during Royal Trek?

You can food like dal bhat tarkari, sandwich, momo, noodles, bread, snacks, bars, tea, coffee, bakery items, etc during Royal Trek. For accommodation, you will stay in the teahouse during the trek. Rooms will be small with common washrooms.

 

Is Royal Trek is good for elderly people?

Yes, Royal Trek is good for elderly people. In fact, Royal Trek is one of the best treks that are recommended for old age people.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore beautiful Fewa, Rupa, and Begnas lake
  • Follow footsteps of Prince Charles and Mick Jagger, the vocalist of The Rolling Stones

  • Get to see breath-taking scenery

  • Experience rich culture, tradition, and daily lifestyle of the locals

  • Get to see stunning views of Annapurna Range, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Lamjung, and many other mountains

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300 m/4264 ft]
  • Day 02:Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 03:Drive Pokhara [823m/2,700ft]; 6-7 hrs drive
  • Day 04:Pokhara to Kalikasthan [1,370m/4,496ft]; 1 hr drive, 4-5 hrs trek
  • Day 05:Kalikasthan to Syaklung [1,730m/5,675ft]; 5-6 hrs
  • Day 06:Syaklung to Chisapani [1550m/5,084ft]; 5-6 hrs
  • Day 07:Chisapani to Pokhara
  • Day 08:Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu; 6-7 hrs drive
  • Day 09:FInal Departure

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up and drop off service by Private Coach.
  • 2 night's accommodation with breakfast at the deluxe hotel in Kathmandu.

  • 2 night's accommodation with breakfast at the deluxe Hotel in Pokhara.

  • Three-time food in a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) while you are on trekking.

  • Tea House accommodation during the trek.

  • Professional English speaking trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism) his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.

  • Deluxe Tourist Bus Ticket to Pokhara then Pokhara to Kathmandu.

  • Annapurna conservation permits & TIMS Permits.

  • Tourist service charge, Vat.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal Visa Fees.
  • Nepal Travel insurance.

  • Food in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

  • Travel/Medical insurance and Emergency evacuation cost if needed.

  • Personal expenses such as phone call, drinks, donation, souvenirs etc.

  • Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc.

  • Tips for guide, porter (it is expected).

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300 m/4264 ft]You will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport and do all the necessary entries. One of the members from Mountain Rock Treks & Expedition will welcome you at the airport and take you to the hotel. In the evening, you will stroll on the lively streets of Thamel and end your day with delicious welcome dinner organized by the company.
  • Day 02Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparationToday, you will go on a sightseeing tour with your guide. You will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square. You will get to see the price art and architecture, and get to know the ancient history of Nepal during the tour. In the evening, you will prepare for the trip with your guide.
  • Day 03Drive Pokhara [823m/2,700ft]; 6-7 hrs driveAfter having a delicious breakfast, you will drive to Pokhara, the lake city. The drive will be long and scenic. You will get to observe superb views of lush green hills, rivers, terraced fields, dense forests, and scattered settlements on the way. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will move to the hotel. Rest for the day, and in the evening, you will do boating on tranquil Fewa Lake and witness the beautiful sunset.
  • Day 04Pokhara to Kalikasthan [1,370m/4,496ft]; 1 hr drive, 4-5 hrs trekYou will drive to Bijayapur Khola, the starting point of the trek. From here, you will trek through flat paddy fields and cross a river. The trail then ascends and take you to Kalikasthan where you will spend the night.
  • Day 05Kalikasthan to Syaklung [1,730m/5,675ft]; 5-6 hrsLeaving Kalikasthan behind, you will begin trekking through small villages. Further, the trail goes along the ridge of a mountain. On the way, you will get to see stunning views of Mt. Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. Passing by lovely rhododendron forest, you will reach Syaklung for the night stay.
  • Day 06Syaklung to Chisapani [1550m/5,084ft]; 5-6 hrsAfter having breakfast, you will trek through beautiful Gurung villages where you will get to see the daily lifestyle of the locals. The trail passes by the forests of rhododendron and sal. Further, you will drop down and reach Chisapani that will welcome you with amazing views of snow-capped mountains.
  • Day 07Chisapani to PokharaAfter having breakfast, you will descend to Rupatal. From here, the trail ascends to Sundare Danda. Furter, 15 minutes walk down to take you to Begna Tal where you can do boating. You will then hop on a bus and drive to your hotel for the night stay.
  • Day 08Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu; 6-7 hrs driveAfter having breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu following the same route. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will move to the hotel. You can explore around in the evening and do shopping. Later, you will join the farewell dinner organized by the company.
  • Day 09FInal DepartureAfter having breakfast, one of the members of our team will take you to the airport for your flight back to your home.
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    one of the best and easy treks in the Annapurna area. This trek brings you all the way to local people and you have a good chance to see local culture and monuments.  We are glad Mr. Dipak recommended Royal trek.