THE ROYAL TREK

Trip Facts

Starts FromKathmandu
Ends inKathmandu
Country Visited Nepal
Best Time Oct-Apr
Price (per person) From $595
Single supplement $125
Internal airfare (per person) $295*

Tour Overview

The Royal Trek is for you as you are royal on your own way too. Royal Trek gives you an exclusive opportunity to explore three beautiful ‘L’, landscapes, lakes and locality. Following the footsteps of Charles, Prince of Wales, enjoy this amazingly rewarding short and easy trekking holiday at popular Annapurna region of Nepal. Get close insights into local inhabitants and explore their culture. Get mesmerized by stunning views of Annapurna Himalayan range and visit sparkling lakes nearby paradise city of Pokhara.

We begin our Royal Trek upon arrival at Pokhara on a short domestic flight from Kathmandu. A short drive takes us to Bijayapur – our trekking start point. On the very first day, trekking couple of hours through beautiful landscapes takes us to Kalikasthan, a popular local pilgrimage site, temple of goddess Kali. Following the Royal steps, we gradually ascend through beautiful forested trails, enjoying the views, and overall trekking experience passing through Gurung villages of Shaklung. From Shaklung we descend towards Begnas Lake and on the way enjoy beautiful Himalayan scenery from Chisapani hill. Exploring the naturally rich sites, beautiful valleys and lakes, markets and surroundings we end our trek and drive towards Pokhara airport. Take a short flight back to Kathmandu.

The Royal Trek is one of the best short and easy trekking option at popular Annapurna region of Nepal that allows you to follow the footsteps of Prince Charles and accumulate an amazing trekking experience in Nepal. Regardless your fitness level, age and interest, plan for royal trek during any time of the year with Himalayan Treasures and Travels. We ensure you will have delightful trekking holidays in Nepal. Get set and embark in for The Royal Trek!

Private journey | Based on double occupancy | *Airfare subject to change

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

On arrival in Kathmandu meet by our  representative and transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly Kathmandu to Pokhara. Drive to Bijayapur (trailhead). Trek to Kalikasthan (4,495'). 5/6 hrs. (B, D)

After Breakfast in the hotel transfer to domestic terminal for a flight to Pokhara, which takes about 25 to 30 minutes. Our guide will meet you at Pokhara airport and drive to trail-head – Bijaypur Khola (khola=river) about 30 minutes drive. From Bijaypur we head towards Kalikasthan today. The trail passes through the fields of rice farm and ascend towards the Rakhigaon. After short break at Rakhigaon we climb the ridge that is next on our trail and then after a gentle climb we reach the Kalikasthan Village.

Overnight in Kalikasthan.

Day 03: Trek Kalikasthan to Shaklung (5,676'). 5/6 hrs. (B, L, D)

Today we continue our trek along the forested ridge top through Thulokot to Mati Thana. Then we follow the moderate climb to Naudanda and continuing along the ridge to a school at Lipini Village. Making a steep but short climb through the forest, we reach the Gurung village of Shaklung.

Overnight in Shaklung.

Day 04: Trek Shaklung to Chisapani (5,085'). 6/7 hrs. (B, L, D)

Breakfast in the Lodge and proceed towards next trek destination. Today we start our trek following the route that descends down the hill. After a while we reach a junction where there is a Chautara (resting platform) and a Police Check Post. Then we head to the west of Begnas lake and east of the Modi Khola. We then climb up to Chisapani Village, we can see magnificent views from the Chisapani Danda (danda=hill) .

Overnight in Chisapani.

Day 05: Trek Chisapani to Begnas Lake and drive to Pokhara. Fly Kathmandu. (B, L)

Today we trek toward Begnas Lake, one of the beautiful lakes around Pokhara. From Chisapani we start early and our trail descends along the field and steep descent on the stone steps into a small valley near Rupa Tal (lake). We take a short rest and  enjoy the views. Continue through rice terraces and then make the final ascent to the ridge that separates Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake. Then we descent towards the Begnas Bazzar, where our vehicle will be waiting for you. While taking rest for a while enjoyi the views of Bagnas lake and surroundings. Transfer to Pokhara airport for a flight to Kathmandu. Meet at airport and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 06: Depart (B)

Transfer to airport for homeward bound flights.

DayCityHotels
1KathmanduHotel Tibet 3+*
2-4On trekTea House
5KathmanduHotel Tibet 3+*
  • > Round trip airport transfers by private a/c vehicle

    > 2 nights hotel (3+ star) accommodation in Kathmandu

    > Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

    > Pre/post trek transportation in Pokhara by private vehicle

    > English speaking trekking guide and porter/s (2 guests=1 porter)

    > Sleeping bag and a liner, toilet paper

    > Trekking permit fee and TIMs Card

    > Local government taxes

  • – International  airfare (we will be happy to book your flights)

    – Visa fee & travel insurance

    – Any meals except mentioned in quote include/program.

    – Any items of personal nature like liquor, laundry, telephone calls, tips, porterage, mineral water, insurance, camera fee etc.

    – Any other services/items/activities not mentioned in quote include.

    – Expenses arising due to circumstances beyond our control such as flight delays/ cancellations, natural calamities, etc.

    – Increase in costs beyond our control such as fuel and airfare, additional Government taxes etc.