Royal Trek

Trip Overview Royal Trek

Known to be among the oldest trekking route in Annapurna Region of Nepal, Royal Trek is an easy trekking trail perfectly fit for all the novices out there that provides scenic vistas of the Himalayan Natural traits in relatively short span of time. The route was thus named to commemorate the historic visit of Prince Charles in the blissful terrain of the Annapurna whereby Prince Charles along with his 90 people voyaged in the early eighties by the way of the very same route as is used these days, hence the name Royal Trekking.
Its very nature of being a strain-free trekking bestowing the insights into much of natural gifts in relatively short time frame makes Royal Trek best Annapurna Trekking for beginners. 


The expert from ‘Alpine Zone Treks’ have artistically crafted 10-day long Royal Trek package for you with guaranteed timely departure. Yet be informed that it is only a rough schedule and can be tailored according to your interest and necessities. Royal Trek at Alpine Zone Treks can be adjusted to merge with other popular packages upon your wish.
Royal Trek with Chitwan Wildlife Safari is a popular choice whereby trekkers leave Pokhara via adrenaline rafting in the raging turbulence of roaring Trishuli River and make it to UNESCO enlisted Chitwan National Park where Wildlife can be gazed from elephant back riding or taking Jeep Safari.
 
After your arrival in the happening city of temples- Kathmandu, you will be taken to the guided full day city tour of Kathmandu whereby we will be visiting Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath, Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur, Krishna Temple and 55- Windowed Palace. The very next day, we will be leaving to Pokhara. Crossing the Vijayapur Khola, we will be arriving at Kalikasthan ridge, about 25km far from Pokhara which marks the initiation of Royal Trek. The trail traverses rhododendron woods, river, meadows and several Gurung and Magar Villages rich in cultural heritages and offers splendid Himalayan scenery of mountains like AnnapurnaI, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Nilgiri, Lamjung Himal and Tukuche Peak as the trail proceeds further through Syanglung and Chisapani to Pokhara. The altitude for the trekking varies from minimum of 820m to the maximum at 1800m height.
 
Being an easy and concise package makes Royal Trek an ideal family package trek.    

Outline Itinerary

Day -1 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m)]
Day – 2 - Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day – 3 - Drive Pokhara (823m) 6-7 hrs drive
Day – 4 - Pokhara to Kalikasthan (1,370m) 1 hr drive, 4-5 hrs trek
Day – 5 -  Kalikasthan to Syaklung (1,730m) 5-6 hrs
Day – 6  - Syaklung to Chisapani (1550m) 5-6 hrs
Day – 7 -  Chisapani to Pokhara
Day – 8 -  Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6-7 hrs drive
Day – 9 – Departure.
 
Service include 

1) Airport pick up and drop
2) Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu 3-4 star hotels with break fast.
3) Sight seeing ½ day in Kathmandu.
4) Domestic flights from Kathmandu / Pokhara/ KTM or drive by bus to Pokhara .
5) All other transports. 
6) Experience leader, trekking guide, experience cook, Sherpa and kitchen crew.
7) All accommodation in tent during trek ( twin share tent, mattress and other camping and 
kitchen equipments.
8) All meals on trek ( breakfast, lunch dinner, tea, coffee, juice ).
9) Annarpurna Conservation fee.
10)Specialized medical kit.
11) Insurance for all alpine zone‘s staff. 
12) All Related taxes.
13) Fare well dinner.

 Service excludes 

1) Visa fee. 
2) Insurance of clients , personal nature i.e cold drinks / hard drink . 
3) Lunch and dinner in kathamndu / pokhara
4) Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
5) Personal gear and clothing.
6) International flights and Airport departure taxes. 
7) Tips for alpine zone’s staff.
8) Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest, in such case extra will be charged as per actual.