Royal Trek

9 Days
  • Royal Trek
  • Royal Trek


Trip highlights:

  • Viewpoints for witnessing the up-close view of Annapurna Mountain range which includes giant snow-capped mountains Mt. Macchapuchare, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Lamjung and Mt.Manaslu.

  • Tour inside UNESCOs world heritage sites accompanied by our knowledgeable guides

  • An opportunity to understand and witness the unique lifestyle of people living far from the hustle of city

  • An opportunity to explore the beautiful city of Pokhara and Kathmandu

  • Boating experience in Begnas Lake

  • No major trekking permits are required

  • Can be achieved by ones who are moderately fit

  • A Low budget trek

  • Less crowded trail

The trek, His royal Highness Prince Charles himself decides to endeavor must have something in it.Royal trek is on of the easiest trek for the best view of the Annapurna Range.

Our 9 day schedule will insure you will get the utmost value from the trek. Before we set off for Pokhara we will guide you through some of UNESCOs world heritage site including Boudhanath, Patan, Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Changunarayan, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Pashupatinath at Kathmandu. Each of these landmarks hold a distinctive and significant value,making it an appealing destination for visitors. We are sure these will be the perfect spots for you before you begin your trek journey.

On day 3 when we kick of our trek, we will be starting from the beautiful Lake Begnas.From the start of the journey you will be amidst Mother Nature. With upward and downward trails along the rocky trail we will then move on making wonderful memories that you will cherish forever.In the way you will get to meet one of the kindest people you will ever meet in locals of the region.The locals mostly comprised of Gurungs and Magars will surprise you with their unique culture and lifestyle.Along the way, we will stop in tea houses but the interaction and the stories you will hear will warm your heart. 

The rare flora and faunas you will see along the way with pinkish rhododendrons will be something that will warm your heart.At the end of every night you can stay at a local hotel .The warm hospitality provided in those small hotels will make your stay feel like home.

As the Royal trek is one of the most underrated treks it is not as crowded as other trekking routes.Hence, you can enjou your trekking experience with peace.After these many years, the region has still been able to keep its beauty mainly because it is one of the off-beaten trails here in Nepal. 

When you reach Chisapni,one of the best platform for the up-close panoramic view of Annapurna region. You will see the view of the world’s greatest Himalayan peaks Mt. Macchapuchare, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Lamjung and Mt.Manaslu.The scenic view of those giants and landscapes will be imprinted to your heart forever.

The trek will end with a boat ride in freashwater Begnas Lake. The lake surrounded by lush forest whicj is home to some local fish popular in that area will be another hightlight of your trip along many others.The lake will give you a mesmerizing scenic experience.To call it end of your journey.

Royal trek is by far one of the best trekking you can go for on a very low-budget. Unlike, other treks on Annapurna region, the royal trek requires no special permit. The route doesn’t demand high fitness making it easily achievable by people of all ages. We encourage you to come on this trek with your family so you can share a great experience with your loved ones.

Altitude Profile of the Trip

With the maximum elevation of the trek being  5054 ft at Syaklung altitude sickness concerns arise Though you may have small headaches or dizziness but you will not be facing any major risks. We advise you to carry and drink lots of water during the trip which is the best cure for the prevention of altitude sickness. Even then if you feel any discomfort during the trip, inform any of our team members, they will immediately provide you with the required medicine and care for your comfort.

Best seasons for the trek:

The perfect time frame for the trek would be during autumn (Staring from September to the November) and spring (Starting from March to the end of May) compared to the days of winter (starting from December to the end Feb) and monsoon (starting from June to the end of August).

With a suitable temperature allowing the pinkish rhododendrons and other floras in full bloom and with no fog to block the alluring view of the mountain. The days of spring and autumn are considered best for the visit.

While during Monsoon, the route gets slippery due to heavy rains and leeches. The journey is quite troublesome.And in winter with freezing temperature and fogs blocking the view. You can’t enjoy the potential of what this journey has to give it to you to the fullest.

Fitness level Normal
Trip Duration 9 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Hotel and Tea house
Start - End Pokhara - Begnas, Pokhara
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 1550 m
Trip Season Ottoman season , winter and Spring Season

Day 01 - Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

The magnificent views of some tallest mountain in the world will welcome you in Nepal. Those stunning views will surely increase your eagerness to witness what this journey has got for you ahead. Our best representatives will be waiting for your arrival at the airport where you will be greeted. They will pick you up and drop you at a renowned hotel. No activities shall be planned for this day. You are advised to get enough rest and sleep for the next day.

Day 02 - Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

An entire day of Day 02 is allocated for you to explore the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. Kathmandu is home to seven of the ten UNESCO's World Heritage sites. We will try to visit most of those sites these days which include Boudhanath, Patan, Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Changunarayan, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Pashupatinath. Each of these sights holds tremendous either historical or religious value to Nepalese people. The entire trip will give you insights into the history of the country including its religious value, lifestyle, and customs.

At, the end of the day you will dropped at your hotel. You can have a good meal and get some good sleep for the journey next day.

Day 03 - Drive to Pokhara (910 m) by tourist bus, 6 hrs.

The next morning after you have your breakfast, you will be picked up by a tourist bus off for Pokhara. The journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara would be around 6 hrs. long which includes breaks in between. You will be dropped at a good eatery for lunch. Though the journey may seem long reading from where ever you are now, you will feel it getting over in no time. Due to the stunning views of the hill and lifestyle of residents, you will get to witness along the way.

Day 04 - Pokhara to Kalikasthan (1370m/4493ft Duration: 1 hour drive and 5 hrs. walk

After a drive about one hour your official trek will start from today. Following the footsteps of Prince Charles you will be taking same the same route as him to Kalikasthan as him. Your journey will be accompanied by backdrop of beautiful landscapes. At Kalikasthan you will get to enjoy the hospitality and warmth of locals that will definitely put a smile at your face. Kalikasthan is also known to be a perfect viewpoint for Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake. The view of those still lake will definitely calm your soul and motivate you for continuing the journey. The day will end with a nice dinner at a local hotel. 

Day 05 - Kalikasthan to Syaklung (1730m/5674ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs.

Today’s day will also start with a good breakfast after which you will set of for a 5-6 hr. trek. Walking through the villages with few settlements you will get to witness a unique culture and lifestyle of locals. You will also get to enjoy the glimpse of the view of Annapurna region and feel a kick of getting closer to your main destination i.e.Chisapani.The day will end with an overnight at a local hotel.

Day 06 - Syaklung to Chisapani (1550m/5054ft) Duration: 5-6 hrs.

Shall be the day when you will reach the major destination of your trip. After a 5-6 hours walk through lush forest with beautiful floras and faunas including the popular rhododendrons, you will reach the viewpoint at Chisapani. From the viewpoint, you can see the best panoramic views of the Annapurna region. The majestic view of mountains and the pictures of you in the viewpoint will be something that you will cherish forever.After you click some pictures.We will be staying overnight at a hotel there and for a journey back to Pokhara.

Day 07 - Chisapani to Pokhara

To mark the end of our journey, today we will walk mostly on a downward trail. The route is going to be the easiest to achieve today. After walking downhill to Rupa Lake we will climb about 200 meters to arrive at Sundare Danda. To enjoy boating experience at the mighty Begnas Lake we will be further walking for around 15 minutes. After boating and a stroll around Lakeside Pokhara to see the beauty of the city of lakes.We will drop you off at the hotel. You are advised to try out some famous street foods and go for pedaling around Pokhara at during the end of the day. 

Day 08 - Pokhara to Kathmandu

In the morning as per the schedule, we will pick you up for about 6-hour journey on the road to Kathmandu. On the same route as on Day02, we will be back in Kathmandu with breaks in between as per in the schedule. After taking some rest at the hotel after we drop you off at the hotel. We advise you to take a night walk around Kathmandu to grasp the beauty this city has to offer.

Day 09 – Farewell

Day 9 will be marked as the last day of your journey. Our representatives will pick you up from your hotel and drop you off for your flight.


√ Airport pick up and drop by  private vehicle 

√ Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

√ Private Guided tour in Kathmandu Valley 

√ 3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast on twin sharing basis

√ 2 Night  hotel in Pokhara with breakfast on twin sharing basis

√ One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

√ Trekking Permit and TIMS permit

√ Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

√ Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks during treks

√ Insurance for all staffs

Not Included

× International flight and Nepal Visa Fee

× Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara except  Breakfast

× Personal expenses (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills, etc)

× Temple/Monastery entrance fees

× Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of the trek

× Travel Insurance and rescue 

× Late arrival and late departure extra night

× Tip to Guide and Porters

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