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Royal Trek

Annapurna Region
Annapurna Fishtails
Royal treks
Annapurna Himalaya

Trip Facts

Duration : 5 Days Max-Altitude : 1730 Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Dec, March to Aug Per Day Walking : 5/6 Trek Grade : Grade 2:

These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.

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No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $400
2 Paxes $360
2-4 Paxes $340
4-6 Paxes $320
6-10 Paxes $300
10-15 Paxes $290
15+Paxes $290

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Overview

Royal Trekking 5 days package itinerary

The Royal Trek is located just 180 kilometers from Kathmandu and offers a delightful escape near the beautiful city of Pokhara. Whether you start your journey from Kathmandu or Pokhara, our dedicated team ensures a smooth and enjoyable experience from the beginning of your adventure on this amazing trail.

While trekking the Royal Trek route, you’ll encounter stunning views of green scenery, peaceful villages, and grand Himalayan mountains. Our knowledgeable guides will guide you along the winding paths, providing information about the local culture, traditions, and the region’s fascinating history.

Pokhara Royal Trek is the shortest trek that was loved by Prince Charles in 1981 before he married Ms.Princess Diana. This five-day short Trek became a “Royal trek” just after the royal family trekked. The trek is a quick and sweet easy hike up and downhill with tremendous Himalayas Views of Manaslu 8,156 m, Lamjung Himal 6 983 m, Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, and all Annapurna ranges.

The Five days short Royal Trek is less altitude and easy trek, and a significant cultural experience can be completed within the mentioned days in the beautiful village to villages, an easy hike and recommended for any age trekkers who can do it without feeling the high altitude.
The stunning Himalaya views; are the best viewpoints during the trek, PATLE Danda and Syaglung. The current Royal Trekking was called “Syaglung Trek too” before the royal family made it.

The Royal Trek Itinerary concludes at Pachabhaiya Danda, nestled between Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake. From there, you can opt for a scenic drive back to either Pokhara or Kathmandu, departing from Pachabhaiya Danda.

If you seek a pleasant and effortless trek amidst stunning mountain scenery, without feeling overwhelmed, and desire a memorable experience, then our 5-day Royal Trek package is an ideal choice. It can also be extended to create a week-long holiday, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the Royal Trek in Nepal.

We’re here to accompany you on your trek, ensuring you create unforgettable memories with our warm and welcoming team. Led by Nepal Wilderness experts, your Royal Trek will be guided by experienced and qualified individuals who possess an intimate knowledge of the trek, its people, and the local cultures along the way.

Accommodations

Accommodation options along the Royal Trek are limited, consisting primarily of tea houses and homestays scattered along the route. These lodgings provide basic but comfortable amenities and meals. While they may not match the standards of accommodations in the Annapurna Base Camp and Everest regions, they offer a convenient and cozy resting place during your trek.

Trip highlights

  1. Scenic Drive to Bijapur: Embark on a picturesque journey from Kathmandu or Pokhara to Bijapur, immersing yourself in the stunning landscapes that unfold along the way. Marvel at the natural beauty that surrounds you as you venture toward the starting point of this extraordinary trek.
  2. Patel Danda (1,750m): Prepare to be mesmerized by the breathtaking mountain views that await you at Patel Danda. At an elevation of 1,750 meters, this vantage point offers the most captivating panoramas of the entire trek. Let your gaze wander across the majestic peaks that dominate the skyline, leaving an indelible impression on your senses.
  3. Syaglung Village: Discover the charm of Syaglung, a quaint village nestled along the Royal Trek. This picturesque settlement is inhabited by the Gurung, Brahmin, and Niwar communities, offering a glimpse into their unique way of life. Immerse yourself in the warmth of their hospitality and embrace the cultural richness that envelops this serene village.
  4. Begnas Tal and Rupa Tal: Indulge your senses in the tranquil beauty of Begnas Tal and Rupa Tal, two captivating lakes that grace the landscape. Allow the serenity of these pristine bodies of water to wash over you as you take a moment to reflect amidst nature’s splendor. The peaceful ambiance and stunning vistas will leave you in awe.
  5. Majestic Mountains: Behold the awe-inspiring grandeur of three of the world’s highest mountain peaks. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu stand tall, their snow-capped peaks reaching beyond 8,000 meters. Marvel at the sheer magnificence of these natural wonders as they command the horizon, leaving an indescribable sense of wonder and humility.

Along the way, you will have the opportunity to meet and interact with local communities and experience their traditional lifestyle. The trek also provides an excellent opportunity to observe the diverse flora and fauna of the region, including rhododendron forests and various bird species.

The Royal Trek is an excellent choice for those seeking a quick getaway or a gentle introduction to trekking in Nepal. It boasts breathtaking scenery and rich cultural encounters, all with minimal physical strain.

At Nepal Wilderness Trekking, we are proud of our friendly and knowledgeable team, led by experienced guides who have a deep understanding of the Royal Trek, its communities, and its rich cultures. Our goal is to make sure every part of your journey is guided with skill and filled with warmth and companionship.

Are you ready to embark on a royal adventure with Nepal Wilderness Trekking at a competitive cost? Let us be your trusted companion as you create memories that will last a lifetime, all at an affordable price.


Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive to Bijaypur from Kathmandu (KTM) or Pokhara (PKR). Begin the trek to Kalikastan (1,370m). Overnight stay at a comfortable lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek from Kalikastan to Patle Danda (1,750m). Approximate hiking duration: 4 to 5 hours. Enjoy the stunning vistas along the way. Rest and overnight stay at a lodge.
  • Day 03: Continue the trek to Syaglung (1,730m). Expect a hiking time of approximately 5 hours. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Syaglung village, home to the Gurung, Brahmin, and Niwar communities. Overnight stay at a lodge.
  • Day 04: Trek to Chisapani (1,550m), known for its panoramic mountain views. The trek duration is approximately 4 to 5 hours. Explore the surroundings and settle in for a comfortable overnight stay at a lodge.
  • Day 05: Begin the return journey by trekking back to Begnas Lake. Take in the serene ambiance and bid farewell to the majestic mountains. From there, drive back to either Kathmandu or Pokhara, concluding this remarkable adventure.

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu/Pokhara by bus to Bijayapur by bus.
  • Lodge accommodation during your trekking.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chosen by Menu).
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide licensed by the government, familiar with the area.
  • One porter for every two to three participants. (Note: An additional cost applies for solo clients requiring a porter.)
  • Required Equipment sleeping bag jackets
  • Guides/porters- food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.

Cost Excluded

  • lunch and dinner while in Pokhara,
  • Personal equipment
  • all beverages, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Royal Trek is known for its easy level of difficulty. With an altitude of 1,730 meters, this trek is accessible to individuals of varying fitness levels and trekking experience. Its moderate elevation makes it suitable for most people, ensuring that almost anyone can enjoy the beauty of the Royal Trek without facing significant physical challenges. Whether you are a novice or an experienced trekker, the Royal Trek offers a manageable and enjoyable adventure amidst the stunning landscapes of Nepal.
During the Royal Trek, you can expect to walk for approximately 5 to 6 hours per day. The daily hike covers a distance of around 12 to 15 kilometers. This duration and distance are designed to provide a comfortable pace, allowing you to savor the journey and take in the breathtaking scenery without feeling rushed. The trek is planned to ensure a balance between trekking and ample time to rest, explore the surroundings, and immerse yourself in the cultural experiences along the way.
The accommodation type during the Royal Trek is basic tea house accommodations. These tea houses are simple lodges or guesthouses along the trekking route that provide basic amenities such as a bed, blankets, and sometimes shared bathrooms. While they may not offer luxurious facilities, they offer a cozy and comfortable place to rest and recharge after a day of trekking. Staying in tea houses allows you to experience the local hospitality and immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of the trekking trail.
The best time to undertake the Royal Trek is during the pre-monsoon season, which typically spans from February to May, and the post-monsoon season, which is from late September to December. During the pre-monsoon season, the weather is generally stable with clear skies, making it an ideal time for trekking. The temperature is pleasant, and the colorful blooms of rhododendron forests add a vibrant touch to the landscapes. Similarly, the post-monsoon season offers favorable weather conditions for trekking. The monsoon rains have subsided, resulting in clearer skies and excellent visibility of the surrounding mountain peaks. The lush greenery and refreshed landscapes further enhance the trekking experience. Both seasons provide an optimal balance between comfortable temperatures and good weather conditions, ensuring an enjoyable and rewarding journey along the Royal Trek. It is advisable to check the current weather conditions and consult with local trekking agencies for the most up-to-date information before planning your trip.

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