7 days Annapurna Royal Trek, an easy homestay trek is passing by beautiful Gurung villages and forests enjoying fabulous views of mountain and lakes. Royal Trek is the best trekking trail of Nepal trekked by Prince Charles to meet British Gurkha Soldiers families from Begnas to Rupa Lake vicinity. The Royal trek 7 days Nepal is a good option if you want to discover the amazing mountain cultures, scenic landscapes and the majestic views of Annapurna and Machhapuchhare with best lake views. The Royal trek to the north of Pokhara is suitable for trek beginners to seniors hikers including families with children. For last minute booking and any queries regarding Royal trek Nepal, please email us at [email protected] and call or message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742.2.
Trek Name: Royal Trek in Nepal
Trek Duration: 7 days
Trek Difficulty: Easy /Medium
Trek Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May
Trek Altitude: 850m-1730m
Trek Cost: USD 550-USD 750
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Trek Package: Tea House/Home Stay Trek
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Flight
Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu / Pokhara
Annapurna Royal Trek is a home stay trek in Pokhara. The Royal Trek offers a great view of Annapurna, Begnas and Rupa Tal with an amazing landscapes of Gurung villages and rice terrace fields. This is an easy trek in Annapurna. The beautiful less crowded trek in Pokhara name Royal Trek as the royal prince Charles from United Kingdom had trekked this area with his team of 80 people in 1980. The Royal Trek in Pokhara is suitable for trek beginners like family with children.
This trek is full of nature, culture and scenic landscapes. The royal trek begins from Kalikasthan and trek through beautiful hamlets, rice terrace fields and Gurung villages. You can experience traditional lifestyles of Gurung tribes, their ancient religious, traditions and practices remained unchanged since the thousands of years. The Annapurna royal trek itinerary are as day 1: Pokhara to Syaklung village, day 2: Syaklung to Chisapani, and day 3: Chisapani to Pokhara via Rupa Lake and Begnas Lake.
Pokhara to Annapurna Royal Trek is possible throughout the year, but Autumn, Spring and Winter is the best of year.You will find home stay and basic tea house accommodation on the trek. So, Royal Trek from Pokhara offers an authentic experience of Nepalese lifestyle, culture and traditions being away from the busy trail of Nepal.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m)
Receive at kathmandu airport upon arrival and drive to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m)
Drive or fly to Pokhara. Takes 6 hours drive by tourist bus or private vehicle and flight takes 30 minutes.
Day 03: Pokhara to Syaklung Village (1730m)
Breakfast and drive to Kalikasthan for an hours and we start trek through the villages. Walking along the ridge of the mountain with good views of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal this trek provide to explore many villages and the rhododendron forests. Overnight at Syaklung.
Day 04: Syaklung to Chisapani (1550m)
Walk through the Gurung village, rhododendron and Sal forest. Half way through the walk there is a 400m descent, then a 600m ascent to arrive at Chisapani. This is the best view point at which to see the Himalayan Panorama. The guest will have best view of Dhaulagiri to the west of Annapurna.
Day 05: Chisapani to Pokhara (900 m)
After breakfast, walking half way down the hill to Rupa Tal and climb about 200 meters to arrive at Sundare Danda. Walk 15 minutes down to Begnas Tal for an hour boating to catch the transfer to Pokhara and on arrival at hotel check in and rest of the time explore the lake side and overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Early morning visit Sarankot then after drive to Kathmandu, it takes for 6 hours drive.
Day 07: Kathmandu Airport
Transfer to Kathmandu airport to get your flight back to home.
Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipments with you for trekking in Nepal. The following trekking equipments and gears are recommended before trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)