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Royal Trek - 6 days

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6 days
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All ground transportation as per itinerary
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1 Night Kathmandu/1 Night Pokhara/3 Nights in Royal Trek Lodge
Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trek
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Trip Route


    • Spectacular Mountain Views
    • Cultural Immersion
    • Tranquil Nature Trails
    • Off-the-Beaten-Path Experience
    • Short and Moderate Trek
    • Scenic Conclusion in Pokhara
The Royal Trek nestled in the Annapurna region of Nepal, offers a picturesque blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and moderate trekking in Nepal. Spanning over approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers), this relatively short trek was named "Royal" after Prince Charles and his entourage trekked this route in the 1980s, hence lending it a royal touch.

Beginning from Pokhara, one of Nepal's most scenic cities, the Royal Trek Itinerary traverses through lush forests, terraced fields, and authentic Gurung and Magar villages. The trail provides stunning views of majestic peaks including Annapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Lamjung Himal. The trek's low altitude ensures a comfortable experience suitable for novice trekkers and families.

The journey typically starts with a scenic drive from Pokhara to the village of Bijayapur, from where the trek begins. As you walk through rhododendron forests and terraced fields, you'll encounter warm hospitality in villages like Kalikasthan, Syaklung, and Chisapani. These villages offer glimpses into the traditional lifestyle of the Gurung and Magar communities, with their distinctive culture, architecture, and cuisine.

Unlike some of the more popular treks in the Annapurna region, the Royal Trek offers a quieter and more serene experience, allowing trekkers to immerse themselves in the tranquility of the Himalayan foothills. The Royal Trek Package concludes at the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara, where you can relax and rejuvenate amidst stunning views of the Annapurna range reflected in the serene waters of Phewa Lake.

The Royal Trek Route is an ideal choice for those seeking a short yet rewarding trekking experience, combining breathtaking mountain scenery with cultural insights and warm hospitality. Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a first-time adventurer, this royal journey through the heart of the Annapurna region promises unforgettable memories and a deeper appreciation for Nepal's natural and cultural treasures.

Important Note

It's important for you to carefully review the inclusions and exclusions provided by Nepal Everest Adventures and clarify any uncertainties before booking the trek and tour. Additionally, you should consider your personal preferences, budget, and specific needs when before your trip booking.

Trip Itinerary

Arrive in Pokhara, one of Nepal's most scenic cities, known for its tranquil lakes and breathtaking mountain views. Check into your hotel and spend the day exploring the lakeside area or relaxing after your journey.

Drive from Pokhara to Bijayapur Khola (about 20km). Start trekking from Bijayapur Khola, passing through villages and terraced fields. Trek uphill to Kalikasthan, a beautiful village with panoramic views of the Annapurna and Manaslu ranges.

Trek through rhododendron forests and terraced fields. Pass through villages like Chisapani and Mati Thana. Reach Syaklung, a Gurung village, where you can experience the local culture and hospitality.

Continue trekking through forests and villages. Enjoy the views of mountains and valleys along the way. Reach Chisapani and spend the night.

Trek downhill to Rupa Lake, enjoying the serene surroundings. Drive back to Pokhara from Rupa Lake. Spend the rest of the day relaxing in Pokhara or exploring more of its attractions.

Depending on your travel plans, either depart from Pokhara or continue your journey to other destinations in Nepal.

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