Annapurna Royal Trek

Trekking and Walking

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USD $ 625 / per person

Trip Info

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Max. Altitude

    Syaglung 1730 m

  • Difficulty

    easy

  • Starts From

    Kathmandu

  • Trip Ends At

    Kathmandu

  • Transport

    Private vehicle drive/ flight from KTM-Pkh-KTM

  • Region/Type

    Annapurna Treks
  • Best Season:

    • All Year Round

Overview

The Annapurna Royal Trek goes around in the backdrop of the Annapurna region with a superb view of the mountains such as Annapurna, fishtail, and Manaslu.

This short trek of 8 days got its name - 'Royal' because Prince Charles of England with his 90 other fellow members had explored this route in the year 1981.

This trek starts from Kalikastan, about half an hour drive from Pokhara and this trail follows beautiful Gurung settlements, small hamlets, terraced farms and lush green forests.

This route is very easy and suitable for age groups, ideal for travelers who have a time restrictions. We hike through Gurung settlements, experience their hospitality with occasional ascents and descents on our trail.The maximum altitude we gain is mere 1730 m at Syaglung.

The trek ends after a day of the walk at Begnas lake, situated about 30 Km from the city of Pokhara.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

🕑 30 mins

Max Altitude: 1,350 m

Arrive at Kathmandu after a scenic flight over the mountains. Meet the representative of Himalayan trekkers and transfer to Hotel.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu & trek preparation

🕑 5-6 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,350 m

You can spend this day exploring some of the World Heritage sites in Kathmandu valley for some time and prepare for the trek in the afternoon.

Meals: BB

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 3: Fly/drive to Pokhara, drive to Bijaypur & trek to Kalikasthan

🕑 30 min flight/ 6-7 hrs drive & 2-3 hrs hike

Max Altitude: 1,180 m

After breakfast, you will drive or fly to Pokhara. (You can choose either flight or driving option based on the cost you want to pay). After reaching Pokhara drive to Bijayapur through Kandane. Leaving Kandane, you will walk further to Kalikastan for 2 hours for an overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges

Day 4: Trek to Patle

🕑 4-5 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,060 m

After breakfast, you will start getting downhill through the tranquil evergreen forest of Okhare. After walking for nearly one hour, you will reach the beautiful village of Mastan Saurani. As you walk ahead, the path ascends, winding up to the village of Sundergaon, and then goes straight down to reach the village of Patle, where you will spend the night after dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays

Day 5: Trek to Syaglung

🕑 5-6 hrs

Max Altitude: 1,730 m

You will follow the trail on your right into a beautiful green forest. After descending for some time you will reach the village of Ozangaun. You will take a short break at Ramche, and continue to descend until you reach the village of Lipyani, where the lunch will be waiting for you. You will start walking after lunch and rest through the stone-paved trail towards Syaglung Danda. The trail is full of rhododendrons and looks very beautiful in March-April as the flowers are blooming in this time of the year. After one and half hours of a walk after lunch, you will reach the village of Syaglung, a beautiful Gurung settlement for an overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays

Day 6: Trek to Begnas Lake & drive to Pokhara

🕑 4-5 hrs trek & 35 mins drive

Max Altitude: 827 m

You will walk towards the beautiful Begnas Lake today to end the trek. You will start walking in the morning with the Doban Khola on the right and paddy fields on the left for some time. You will cross the Doban Khola, and climb up towards Lapsidanda. After a short descent to the motor road and follow the track to the village of Begnas, where you will stop for lunch in an open field. After lunch, you will make a short trek along the dirt road, to our bus pick-up point at Begnas where you finally end your trek. In Front of Begnas, your vehicle will be waiting for you to take to Pokhara.

Meals: BL

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 7: Fly/drive back to Kathmandu

🕑 30 mins flight/ 6-7 hrs drive

Max Altitude: 1,350 m

From Pokhara (city of lake paradise), you can either fly or drive back to Kathmandu (city of thousands of temples). In the evening, enjoying the farewell dinner with the team of Himalayan trekkers by observing the Nepali cultural shows. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals: BB

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM

Day 8: Final Departure

🕑 30 mins

After your breakfast, a representative from Himalayan trekkers will help you to check out from the hotel and will assist you in airport transfer for your scheduled flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Annapurna Royal Trek Map

Includes

  • Airport transfer as per itinerary
  • Guided heritage sightseeing and all entrance fees as per itinerary
  • All meals, tea/coffee, and snacks during the trekking
  • Experienced trek guide and required no. of porters
  • Meals, salary, accommodation, equipment for supporting crew
  • All camping equipment for camping trek such as a tent, mattress, kitchenware, etc.
  • All land and (optional flight) transfer as per itinerary
  • ACAP permit, TIMS, and necessary documentation, Taxes as per itinerary
  • A comprehensive medical kit during trekking
  • Insurance, medical for staff
  • Trekking Route Map
  • Welcome/Farewell dinner

You will get the following service extra on standard price!!

  • All land transfer with A/c vehicle as per itinerary.
  • 5-star accommodation in the city on a BB basis and like in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Flight fare as per itinerary ( from/to-Kathmandu)

Excludes

  • Personal expenses such as bar bills, laundry, phone calls, tips
  • Any other additional services
  • Travel insurance
  • All other cost not mentioned in Includes

Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.

For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!
On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome or Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.

GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing

Reviews

Natalia

Russian Federation

This was really amazing trip. Lot's of great memories. You made this trip fantastic by your great work, flexibility, and enthusiasm. Keep up the great standard. And hope to see you again! 

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