Royal Trekking - is an easy short & wilderness trek with magnificent view of Annapurna & Machhapurchhe Himal which starts near from Pokhara and offers good mountain views. It gained its name after Britain's prince Charles & his team trekked here.
During the Royal Trekking one can see the village of Brahmins, Chhetris, Gurungs, Magars, etc. Royal trekking area will be good for those who like to go in less touristic area. You can follow in the foot steps of Royalty with the Siklish or Royal Trek that was walked by the Prince of Wales himself. This pleasant trek starts outside of Pokhara at Bengas Lake. The trail takes us to a Gurung village and then to fabulous views of Machhapuchre, Annapurna, and Lamjung. The Royal trek generally consume around 4 to 5 days but we can make even long best trekking route according to your interest.
- Details Itinerary
- Trip Info
- Cost Include/Exclude
Day 01 Fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara(910m/2986ft.)
Day 02 From Pokhara drive to Bijayapur Army Camp and trek to Kalikasthan (1770 m)
Day 03 Trek Kalikasthan to Shaklung (1730m)
Day 04 From Shaklung trek to Chisapani
Day 05 Trek and drive to Pokhara from Chisapani
Day 01 Kathmandu - Pokhara(910m/2986ft.)
After Breakfast 6 hrs Drive to Pokhara (about 200km) by Tourist Bus through good scenery of River and countryside. Check in to the Hotel. Free afternoon on your own. Take a walk around Lakeside or you can do boating at fewa lake. O/n Hotel. (You can fly to Pokhara takes 25 minutes Flight)
Day 02 Pokhara - Kalikasthan (1770 m)
After breakfast at Pokhara Hotel then drive to Bijayapur Army camp east of Bijayapur khola. Then 5 hrs Trek to Kalikasthan. On the way our crew prepare the Lunch. O/n at Tented Camp.
Day 03 Kalikasthan - Shaklung (1730m)
Today you start your Trek after Breakfast. You Trek through village & small jungle up & down hill. After 6 hrs Trek you reach to beautiful camping place called Shaklung Village. On the way lunch will be served by your cook. O/n tented Camp at beautiful Camping site in Shaklung.
Day 04 Shaklung - Chisapani
After Breakfast, with the beautiful view of Annapurna-II, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu- Himalchuli Trek starts. After Trek around 3 hrs then Lunch break in Gurung Village. Then after Lunch, around 3 hrs Trek then stop over to Chisapani Danda fro camping.
Day 05 Chisapani - Pokhara
Trek down to Begnas Tal, a beautiful lake near Pokhara then drive to Pokhara for about half an hr.Today we Trek around 4-5 hrs & on the way Lunch. O/n Hotel in Pokhara.
Country: Nepal (Annapurna Region)
Trip Start from: Kathmandu
Trip Ends at: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: easy
Per day walking/Hiking: 3- 6 hrs
Minimum Group Size: 1 People & above
Activities: Trekking, Hiking, Cultural and religious Tour
Meals during Trip: Breakfast in City & all meals during Trekking
Accommodation during Trip: Hotels in Cities, Lodges/Guest Houses or camping in trek
Mode of Transportation: Private Comfortable Car/van/Hiace/tourist bus or domestic Flights
Best Travel season: March - June, September - December
Trip Route: Kathmandu- Pokhara- kalikasthan- Shaklung- Chisapani- Pokhara- Kathmandu
Clothing and equipments
Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.
Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
2. Track shoes
A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.
Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.
4. Shirt and Sweaters
Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.
A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
8. Sleeping Bag
As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)
9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve
Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.
10. Personal First Aid Kit
You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)
11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear
a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.
Equipments and Accessories
a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph
Accommodation as per Different standard of your choice in City and simple lodge or Tented Camp at Trekking. English Speaking Trekking Guide & porter. All the ground transportation as per Group Size & standard of Tour/Trek starting to end of Tour or Trek. Every day 3Meals Trekking portion. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner), Camping Trek Our Cook prepare & Tea House Trek will provide on local Lodge. All fees on Trek.
Cost Not Included
All the expenses of personal nature, drinks, lunch and dinner city portion, tipping, all the Delay due to weather, situation beyond our control Nepal Visa, (USD25 for 15days, USD40 for 30days) and Airport Tax etc.
Starts from: Flight:Pokhara
Price: Contact us
Accommodation: Hotel / Guest House/Lodge
Trekking Duration:4 days
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