Royal Trek – 7 Days

Royal trek lets you feel the delightful cum adventurous camping trekking experience around the scenic lake city of Pokhara in Annapurna region of Nepal. Its called royal trekking because Price Charles of Wales first embarked on this trekking trail along his mates during eighties. Royal trek offers the spectacular views of Annapurna Himlayan range, Manaslu, Lamjung, Macchapuchre and other surrounding peaks in the region along an opportunity to witness the clear pristine Begnas and Rupa lake with an insight to lifestyle of local inhabitants over there.

Royal trekking starts as you arrive in Pokhara valley upon completion of cultural sightseeing around capital city of Kathmandu. The trekking activity is initiated as we head towards Syanglung from Kalikasthan along decent views of nearby Himalayas. Indulging in the beauty of nature we set our camp at Chisapani. Walking on the stone steps, passing through settlements and valleys, ascending up the ridges, awe-inspiring views of grand Himalayas and lakes are the major highlights of this royal trekking in Nepal. This trek is less crowded, letting you immerse in the natural beauty along cultural exploration in the area. This trek is the perfect combination of short, comfort and camping adventure around popular Annapurna region of Nepal. Therefore royal trekking is considered as one of the best holiday trips with your family and kids. It is also the perfect option for beginners who are time bounded and want to feel what trekking in Nepal is really about. Join royal walk with Icicles: the adventure filled with learning opportunity and spectacular views of Himalayas.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
  • Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour.
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Bijaypur River and trek to Kalikathan
  • Day 05: Trek from Kalikathan to Syanklung
  • Day 06: Trek from Syanklung to Chisopani
  • Day 07: Trek and then drive from Chisopani to Pokhara
  • Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 09: Final Departure.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.

Warm welcome to naturally beautiful country Nepal. On the very first day, you arrive at TIA airport in Kathmandu. There, one of our man will meet and greet you with your name in our office’s display card. Then you will be transferred from airport to your hotel in Kathmandu. Check in and free time until end of the day.

Accommodation: Overnight stay in hotel in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1300m

Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour.

It will be insightful and exciting to walk around exploring culturally diversified and traditionally rich capital city Kathmandu. We will visit the UNESCO world heritage sites newly built Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Kathmandu durbar square. After the completion of Kathmandu sightseeing, meet with your trekking guide, he will assist you in packing and getting your trekking gears and equipments ready.

Accommodation: Overnight stay in hotel in Kathmandu

Meals: Breakfast at hotel

Altitude: 1300m

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Today we take a scenic 6 hours of drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara that covers 200kms of pure comfort with scenic landscape views and couple of stops in between to be lighten up a bit and also it will be a chance get close to local market. Upon arrival at Pokhara, check in at hotel , relax or if time remains explore the beautiful paradise lake city.

Accommodation: Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara

Meals: Breakfast

Altitude: 800m

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Bijaypur River and trek to Kalikathan

Get ready early in the morning after having a breakfast at hotel in Pokhara. You will be transferred to Bijaypur river today on a comfortable drive. It is also the starting point of our trekking activity, we trek for around couple of hours through terraced fields, beautiful rhododendron trees. We arrive at Kalikathan at where we stay overnight in a tented camp.

Accommodation: Overnight stay at tented camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Altitude: 1370m

Day 05: Trek from Kalikathan to Syanklung

We have our delicious early meal before trekking towards Syanklung. We walk through couple of culturally rich villages, terraced farmlands, mustard gardens enjoying excellent views of Annapurna Himalayan ranges. The magically blooming rhododendron forests during spring season will surely be an added attraction to the trek.

Hiking duration:  4 to 5 hours

Accommodation: Overnight stay at tented camp.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Altitude: 1730m at Syanklung

Day 06: Trek from Syanklung to Chisopani

The local inhabitants are mostly Gurungs and today we pass through their culturally affluent villages. Most of them are from agriculture background and also they serve as  British Gurkha  group to Indian and British army. We listen to their part of the story. This trekking route has therefore very close to Royal family members of Britain. It was named after prince Charles visited the area and in recent years, prince Harry also visited the trekking region.

Hiking duration: 4 to 5 hours

Accommodation: Overnight stay at tented camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Altitude: 2300m

Day 07: Trek and then drive from Chisopani to Pokhara

It will be the final day of our short and sweet Royal trek. We head from Chisopani to Begnas lake and drive towards Pokhara. Begnas Lake is another large lake that is worth a visit. Also there are plenty of other lakes, attractions and other activities to experience.

Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours

Accommodation: Overnight at hotel.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Altitude: 800m

Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu

After waking up early in the morning, we have our breakfast and get ready to ride a bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu. We arrive at Kathmandu at around 3 pm and again check in in the hotel. At the end of the day, you are invited into a farewell dinner organized by our company at nice cultural restaurant in Kathmandu.
Driving Time: approx 6 hours from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu

Meals: Farewell Dinner

Day 09: Final Departure.

It will be the final day of our short and delightful Royal Trek. You can go for quick sightseeing and look around Kathmandu busy streets, buy souvenir or simply relax at your hotel preparing and packing for your international flight. With beautiful Himalayan memories you will surely remember this epic Nepal holiday around beautiful country of Nepal.

Price Includes

  • All Airport / hotel / pick up & drop by private car / van.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, During Trek.
  • TIMS – Trekkers Information Management System.
  • Government taxes & Office Service charge.

Price Excludes

  • All meals
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.).
  • All kind of meals and cold drink like alcoholic and mineral water, Coke, Fanta, Juice etc…
  • Hot and cold shower during the mountain.
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is Expected)
 

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