An easy short trek with great views of the Annapurna’s including the remarkable Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain). The route goes through villages and farmland close to Pokhara, the trek has got its name after Prince Charles trekked here with a 90-man strong support team to Kakani.

This Royal Trek provides the opportunities for meaningful cultural experiences with the diverse mix of peoples and cultures that inhabit this region. The journey of Royal trek begins in the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara passes through beautiful Gurung hamlets. In during the trek, we are able to enjoy stunning views of the eloquently built hillside rice terraces, and the magnificent Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre [fishtail] and the Langtang Mountain views. The trip finally ends at the scenic Begnas Lake which is about 30 km west of Pokhara City.

Highlights of Royal Trekking

  • Sightseeing and cultural tour around Kathmandu
  • Wonderful view of the magnificent Phewa, Rupa and Begnas lake.
  • Magnificent views of Annapurna range and mount Fishtail.
  • The footsteps of prince Charles.
  • Geological wonders

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu:
  • Day 02: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu:
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara:
  • Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Bijayapur and Trek to Kalikasthan:
  • Day 05: Trek from Kalikasthan to Syaklung:
  • Day 06: Trek from Syaklung to Chisapani:
  • Day 07: Trek from Chisapani to Pokhara:
  • Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu:
  • Day 09: See You Again:

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
  • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide. Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. Accident insurance for all staff
  • Himalayan Scenery trekking map, Trekking T-shirt and duffel bag for trekking
  • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Key Information

  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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