Royal trekking is becoming very famous trekking route in Annapurna region once Prince Charls who first made this trek in 1981 before he get married. Royal trek is the best for those people who are adult and not willing to walk many days in the mountains regions. This trek is best for the people who have not having longer holiday and willing to do short and relaxing trek. From where you can see breathtaking views of Mt.Fistal including Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri range at the same time it offers beautiful landscape of rice field ,lakes and their unique custom and cultural of people. It can be done Tea house and tented camp any season of the year.
Royal treks start after short drive to Vijayapur from Pokhara. It is just 3 days trek from Pokhara which covers about 35-40 kM. This trek offers you the massive range of Annapurna I 8091m, Dhauligiri I 8167m, Annapurna II 7742m, Fishtails 6998m, Himchuli, Lamjung Himal and many more. Not only that you can see reflection image of those mountain in Beganas Lake. The Brhmanin, Chetri, Damai and Kami are the inhabitants of the area. The basic tea house trek is possible to make all around the year. GAT always offers you the different trekking package whether in tea house trekking or full supported camping/tented trekking.
We are running eco-friendly trekking all over the country to minimize the environmental pollution. Please feel free to contact us for services, required departure dates and guide for your best family holiday. This trek can be combining with Royal Chitwan National park Safari tour. Please let us know you interest.
Day 01 : Drive to Pokhara 823m: 6-7 hrs
Day 02 : Pokhara to Kalikasthan 1,370m: 1 hr drive, 4-5 hrs trek
Day 03 : Kalikasthan to Syaklung 1,730m. 5-6 hrs
Day 04 : Syaklung to Chisapani 1550m: 5-6 hrs
Day 05 : Chisapani to Begnas Lake and drive to Pokhara
Day 06 : Pokhara to KathmanduDownload detail itinerary (PDF File)
Your safety is of paramount concern while travelling with Global Adventure Trekking. Please keep in mind that above itinerary is just the guideline, it might be customized if required. The weather could be change quite often in the Himalaya, we may have heavy rain fall or snow fall which caused flooding, land-slide and road blockage which is beyond the human control. We can't give any guarantee for natural disaster, weather condition, health condition of the group member and unexpected natural disasters. Our team leader/ group leader will try to ensure that the trek runs according to our original plan
Day 01Drive to Pokhara 823m: 6-7 hrsEarly morning, we take a tourist bus to Pokhara. If you are lucky and get to right side of the bus, you can view best views of green hills and villages. Upon reaching the enchanting city of Pokhara which offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, 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. Hanging around exploring the Lakeside city in the evening is enjoyable. Overnight in hotel/Guest house in Pokhara. B/L/D.
Day 02 Pokhara to Kalikasthan 1,370m: 1 hr drive, 4-5 hrs trek 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 path starts to ascent to Kalikasthan. Lunch will be served midway through the climb. After arriving at Kalikasthan, we rest for some time and after that explore the surrounding areas and overnight at a local guest house. B/L/D.
Day 03 Kalikasthan to Syaklung 1,730m. 5-6 hrs 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. Here you can explore many villages, its locals culture and the rhododendron forests. Overnight at local guest house. B/L/D.
Day 04Syaklung to Chisapani 1550m: 5-6 hrs Walking through the Gurung village gives an opportunity to watch the local villagers' lifestyle and experience the local culture. We move ahead playing 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 to arrive at Chisapani. This is the best view point at which to see the Himalayan Panorama. You will see Dhaulagiri to the west of Annapurna. Overnight guest house.B/L/D.
Day 05Chisapani to Begnas Lake and drive to Pokhara First part descent to Rupatal and climb about 200 meters to arrive at Sundare Danda. Walk 30 minutes down to Begnas Tal for an hour boating to catch the transfer to Pokhara and on arrival at hotel check in and rest of the time explore the lake side and overnight at hotel. B/L.
Day 06Pokhara to Kathmandu Morning drive to Kathamndu by Tourist bus. Optional fly to Pokhara 30 minites to Kathamndu and transfer to Hotel/Guest house. Optional Drive to Chitwan National park for your exciting jungle safari.
NP= National park
B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D- Dinner.
We can organizes your flights tickets kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu if required.
This easy and short trek can be combaine with Royal Chitwan National Park.
Does your trekking crew have insurance?
Yes, all of our trekking staffs are well insured and well equipped.
-What happens if I get sick in the mountain?
Gat has well experienced staffs and very familiar to local people too. If You are sick, Our staffs will see and handle all kind of needs. Normally if worsen we will descent about 300 to 500 meter and see. If you are still worse then we organizes emergency evacuation by helicopter.
Do I need any vaccination before to leave?
In general you do not need any vaccination but better to consult your Doctors before to come.
-Do I get drinking water?
GAT supply purified drinking water but not bottle water because of the environmental awareness.
-Is the electricity available in the trekking?
Even though Nepal is second richest for the water resources but most of the places do not have electricity. At a same time depend where you are trekking.
- Is there ATM in the mountain?
No, there is no ATM and Bank in the mountain. So you are suggested to have cash for your trekking.
-What is the political condition in Nepal?
Nepal is federal democratic republic country since 2009. Until 2007 Nepal was in unrest political situation and was not safe to travel in Nepal. After the peace agreement between Maoist and Government is it hundred percent secure to go.
-What kind of document should I bring?
Normally a veiled pass port and insurance document is required to bring with you.
- Is Global Adventure Trekking (GAT) is legal trekking tour company?
GAT is one of the Nepal's leading trekking company based in Thamel, Kathmandu. We have been offering outdoor activities in Nepal , Tibet, Bhutan and India since 1998. GAT is the only trekking one company managed by a well trained, qualified and experienced outdoor professionals. It is officially registered with the Ministry of Tourism government of Nepal and affiliated to different organizations- Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP). Our team members were born in different region of Nepal Himalayas. They have full of an intimate knowledge of People, culture and history of Nepal.
Are you planning a family holiday, honeymoon trip, any adventure activities with your friends? Make some things different than you ever had! Tell us where else you would like to go and we prepare an itinerary to suit your passion.
Our tailor-made-trip offers you the flexibility to choose your own path. You can pick up any package and plan your holiday when to travel, where to travel, which level of hotel, what kind of travel mode and kind of holiday activities. Our expertise will give you an idea to make your travel meaningful. All of our guides are certified, knowledgeable and well-experienced for any kind of trip. We have guide for disable, Adult, Teenager (who has over 2 decade experienced) according to your request. Please feel free to ask a quote.
Group Size: 2 +people
Specialty Categories: Hiking and Trekking
Max. Elevation: 1530m
Best Season: March- May & Sep.-December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes