Pokhara- Bijaypur- Kalikasthan- Syaklung- Chasapani- Begnas Lake- Pokhara.
This Royal Trek hike is an incredible journey that follows a shrub-like path along the foothills of Annapurna which is at the north of Pokhara Valley. The hike provides you the opportunity to go through the Bijaypur, Syaklung, Chasapani, and Pokhara which are the major destinations. You may also observe dramatic mountain views of Annapurna, Machapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri ranges.
Along the way to the hike, you walk through beautiful temples, villages, forests, monasteries, and many more. Do not miss the opportunity to walk on the unexplored paths of Bijaypur, Syaklung, and Chasapani that will enrich your experience. All these features of the trip will make it very thrilling and unforgettable. There is no precise age boundary for this hike. Seniors and minimum age people can also do it if they find it safe and convenient. However, it is better to be aware of the route map, itinerary, difficulty, altitude, action challenges, fitness, medications, necessities before the trip. You may also observe scenic Begnas Lake which is about 30 Km west of Pokhara city.
Throughout the Royal trek hike, you will visit the amazing villages and towns of this region. These villages are renowned for their unique culture, traditions, and hospitality of the Gurung community. Your interaction with villagers will provide more experience in lifestyle in rural Nepal. Hence, the hike provides you knowledge and entertainment at the same time.
You can change this itinerary, services, accommodation, duration of this trip etc.to suit your needs and budget. The choice is yours. Let us help you tailor your perfect holiday.
On this day, we drive to Bijayapur Khola to begin our trek. At first, we start our hike for about an hour throughout even paddy fields. After some time, we cross the river. In this way, the path starts to ascend to Kalikasthan. You will be provided lunch midway through the climb. After arriving at our destination, we explore the surrounding areas. Overnight stay will be at the guesthouse.
On this day, you will be provided breakfast early in the morning. Then, we start walking through the villages. In this way, we walk along the ridge of the mountain that offers good views of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. Today, we will encounter many villages, local people, and rhododendron forests. Overnight stay will be at Syaklung in the local guesthouse.
On this day, you will be walking through the Gurung village that provides you an opportunity to explore the local lifestyle. On the way, you will observe rhododendron and Sal forests. Halfway through the hike, there you have to walk 400m up and 600m down to arrive at Chasapani. It is the best viewpoint where you could see the Himalayan Panorama. On the west of Annapurna, you may also observe Dhaulagiri. Overnight stay will be at the guesthouse.
Today, we will be walking up with a magnificent view of Annapurna Himalayan and Langtang Range. We begin our last day of the trip after breakfast. Firstly, we will trek to Rupa Lake that follows a 200m climb to reach Sundari Danda. From there another 20 minutes descend will take us to Begnas Lake. We may also enjoy boating in Begnas Lake for about an hour. After some time, we drive towards the hotel in Lakeside.
Before starting your trek, you need to take both mental and physical training. This helps to withstand extreme weather and adventure in this region. We provide the best guides for you. All our trek guides are authorized and licensed by Nepal Government and reputed organizations such as Nepal Trekking Association. We suggest you choose guides who are licensed and authorized by the Nepal Government; along with those who have years of experience and are fluent in various languages including English, Chinese, Japanese and more.
Altitude sickness has been a major problem for most of the visitors. Here are the few tips that are tried and tested by our professional leaders:
The most significant things to be included on the backpack are:
You need to pack your bags lightly because you will not be able to carry heavy loads along with the hike. You will not be able to enjoy your journey unless you pack wisely. You will be sleeping in small lodges and tea houses during the entire trip. Please be prepared with the right clothes as per the season. It will get colder at the higher elevations especially during winters. You can also consult us or simply visit our comprehensive packing list for the Royal trek hike in Nepal.
The hike is not difficult physically. However, the altitude will make it hard. This hike has rising and falling flats and abruptly ascends but it is generally manageable for the hiker of any age. They require a little experience. However, it is advised for the hiker to be physically fit and have some training before planning it.
The food is usually our conventional Nepali lunch which is Dal (lentil Soup), Bhat (Boiled Rice), Veggies and Achar (pickle). You may taste local or seasonal fruits available in the villages as per your wish.
The best month for the trek is during the pre-monsoon months. This is generally from March to May. However, post-monsoon months starting from late September till December are also considered favorable. You need to prepare accordingly during the winter seasons. Some people also go hiking in February and early September.
You will be guided by experts who are experienced and have been to camp multiple times for years. Our guides are locals who communicate in English. They acquire deep knowledge of the mountain, people, culture, hygiene, and safety.
Yes, the trek is fixable. We can continue to other trekking as per guest request. However, visit to other trekking sites may include additional charge.
You will be provided several booking options that include such as online booking, wire transfer, or cash on arrival. Similarly, we suggest you go through our booking policy. It is better to read every policy thoroughly before you head to the payment. Please feel free to get in touch with us in case of any other queries.
We will run our booked trips under normal circumstances. You will still be going on the trip even if other hikers cancel at the end moment. We will not cancel the whole trip even if there are fewer participants. Please note that we will not be continuing the trip if there is a political riot, natural disasters, pandemics, epidemics or catastrophes, etc.
4 Days from US $1500
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