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The Royal Trek, Annapurna Region




9 Days


3 star hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara and tea house during the trek

Meal Plan

Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara. Full board meals during trek.

The Royal Trek-a Prince Charles Route at a glance

Named after Prince Charles & his 90-strong crew who explored the route in 1981, the royal trek is historical. Since it's less known compared to other treks in the Annapurna region, most of the time it's practically vacant. The royal trek is ideal for travellers who want an adventure off the beaten track. The unspoiled beauty of royal trek takes you through terraced rice fields, vegetables, fruit trees followed by lush forests along the way. En route, you'll be greeted constantly with the charming perspectives of Annapurna Mountain Range.

Talking about the trail the royal route is well maintained & travellers stay at relatively low altitude during the whole trek. This concludes, even the most amateur travellers will be able to give it a go.

At the highest elevation of the royal trek, you will be welcomed by the mesmerizing view of Machhapuchhre(fishtail)  & Langtang Mountain.

9 Day(s) Detailed Itinerary

Arrival on:Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu


  • TIA to Kathmandu city, pickup
  • Kathmandu hotel check-in
  • Trek preparation & meet-up with guide
  • Collect all trekking permits & registration at one place
  • Local souvenir

Elevation: 1,400 metres 
Meals Provided: Welcome dinner


Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour


  • Visit UNESCO World heritage site- Boudhanath Pashupatinath, the monkey temple Swayambhunath
  • Explore city streets & traditional crafts such as pottery and weaving.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Drive to Pokhara


  • Pleasant drive through Prithvi highway
  • Passy by lush green hills & Gandaki river
  • Spend night around the lakeside Pokhara

Elevation: 827 m
Accommodation:  Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4: Pokhara to Kalikasthan


  • Drive to Bijayapur village
  • Hike along the rice fields and across the river
  • Uphill trek till Kalikasthan
  • Explore Brahman and Chettri villages

Elevation: 1,370 m
Accommodation: Teahouse
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5: Kalikasthan to Syaklung


  • Pass by several local villages of Gurung people
  • Head up to the ridge of the nearby hill
  • Catch Stunning views of  Annapurna range & Lamjung Himal
  • Walkthrough rhododendron forest till Syaklung village

Elevation: 1730m
Accommodation: Tea House 
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6: Syaklung to Chisapani


  • Hike through rhododendron & sal forest
  • Uphill climb till Chisapani
  • Catch a good view of entire Himalayan panorama
  • Best view of Mount Dhaulagiri

Elevation: 1550m
Accommodation: Tea House 
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7: Chisapani to Pokhara


  • Walk downhill to the small village of Rupatal
  • Uphill climb to reach Sundare Danda
  • Downhill walk to Begnas Lake
  • Enjoy boating in Begnas Lake

Accommodation: Hotel In Pokhara
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu


  •  Driving through the Nepali countryside road
  • Watch the rural life of Nepalese as you pass by

Meals Provided: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel


Day 9: Final Departure


  • Bid final goodbye to the team
  • Meals: Breakfast

Airport Drop off



What's included?
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • First aid medical kit
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu travel in a deluxe bus.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • One porter for two people.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu and 2 nights at Pokhara).
  • Upscale Adventures duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
What's not included?
  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
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