Royal Trek – 6 Days

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Introduction to Royal Trek

The Royal Trek is a pleasant trek that starts at Lake Begnas outside Pokhara. This trek is one of the shortest and easiest, located in the Annapurna area, north of the Pokhara Valley. The Royal Trek Trail is also a famous trekking trail and the best possible short hiking destination for the Himalayan scenery. The trail takes us to Gurung Village and then takes in magnificent views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna, and Lamjung.

This trip is extremely enjoyable and does not require any technical knowledge. So, it is a great trek for beginners and older people. Annapurna Royal Trekking is ideal for all age groups and those who are looking for short and normal-altitude hiking. The journey goes through ethnic villages with very rich and diverse cultures. It also offers panoramic views of the Pokhara Valley and the northern Annapurna range.

This trekking provides an opportunity to gather meaningful experiences with a diverse mix of people and cultures in the region. You can see three Himalayan peaks above 8,000 meters high, such as Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri to the west, and Manaslu to the east.

The Trail is traditionally inhabited by the popular Gurkhas family, and after this, the Prince of Wales himself walked. Being the homeland of popular Gurkha soldiers, the traditional culture and lifestyle add a unique experience to your trek.

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A place visited by the royal group

In 1980, Prince Charles (British) of the United Kingdom visited the area to learn how the Gurkhas have traditionally lived in the mountains. After the royal group visited, the whole trail was named “Royal Trek,” and since then it has attracted many trekkers. This hiking trail is especially popular for short camping trips for students and family groups.

The uniqueness of tribes is their unchanging religious practices, cultures, traditions, and lifestyles over thousands of years that cannot be experienced anywhere on earth. This trekking route is less crowded compared to other trekking areas in the Annapurna area, so you can get closer to nature, culture, and lifestyle.

The best seasons for the Royal Trek are autumn (mid-September to mid-December) and spring (March to May). Winter (December, January, and February) is also good for the Royal Trek and can be done. Hiking routes are crowded in the spring and autumn. But during the winter, the routes are not packed, and you can enjoy the best of nature. If you have a time limit and are looking for an easy and fun trip, this trekking can be a choice.

Trip Itinerary

  • Day 01

    Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (8207m) – 7 to 8 hours.

  • Day 02

    Drive Pokhara to Bijayapur (1 hour) and trek to Kalikasthan (1,370m) – 5 to 6 hours walk.

  • Day 03

    Kalikasthan to Syaklung (1,730m) – 5 to 6 hours walk.

  • Day 04

    Syaklung to Chisapani (1,550m) – 5 to 6 hours.

  • Day 05

    Chisapani to Begnas (3 to 4 hours walk) and drive to Pokhara (1 hour).

  • Day 06

    Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu – 7 to 8 hours.

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Elisabeth Meusy

Thank you a lot for your organization about my trek. It was a superb experience; all was perfect. Karma is a very nice person and a good guide. I appreciated trekking with Odyssey (a reliable Nepal trek operator). If I come back to Nepal, I will be happy to ask you to trek with me again. I am thinking about Annapurna or the Everest trek.

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Dom Miller



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Have just returned from my fourth trip to Nepal and as always Odyssey Treks organized everything superbly. We visited Makalu relatively late in the season and were rewarded with empty trails and amazing weather. Karma was as entertaining, friendly, and informative as ever along with Ang Dawa Sherpa who together made the three weeks perfect.

They also organized a few days to Helambu at short notice as I had some time spare, all done easily and professionally. Thanks for the company both and I will be back again. I cannot recommend Odyssey highly enough as a genuinely friendly, locally based company that provides not only unforgettable experiences but also great service at a very reasonable cost.


Trip Highlights

  • Trip Durations 06 Days
  • Trip Destination Nepal
  • Group Size 1-20
  • Accomodation Tea House
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Best Season Sept-Dec, March-May
  • Max Altitude 1,730m
  • Trip Start Trip Start Kathmandu
  • Trip End Trip End Kathmandu

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