Royal Trek

Duration 4 Days Difficulty1,760m

Royal Trek starts outside from the Begnas Lake. It is one of the shortest treks around Pokhara that involve hiking along the foothills of Annapurna. Royal Trek takes us to the village of Gurung community and provides some gorgeous views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Lamjung Himal.

Royal trek takes 4 to 5 days to complete. This enjoyable trek requires no earlier trekking experience making it an excellent trek for new trekkers as well as aged people. The hike leads you through some cultural habitats which are immensely rich in tradition. Moreover, you’ll get to see panoramic views of the Pokhara valley. Also, you’ll enjoy walking through the forests of rhododendron and magnolia.

A Trek that is Different from the Rest

The journey begins in the beautiful city of Pokhara and crosses gorgeous Gurung villages. Our starting point will be the Bijaypur Khola which is 5 km east of Pokhara. Although this trek is a mere 5 days, you’ll see some splendid views along the way. You’ll view the Himalayan peaks including and not limited to Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu. We’ll be able to see the complete Annapurna range. Additionally, since the trek route is less crowded than other ways, you’ll enjoy the experience. It’ll relieve you of the stresses of daily life and bring you closer to nature.

We can easily customize or extend this trip for you. An experienced guide will be with you at all times during the trek. Furthermore, you’ll enjoy quality service with an affordable price through our package. You can also take a look at our other short treks like Panchase Trek and Sikles Trek.

What you may not know about Royal Trek

This trek provides you with some exciting experiences that will fulfil your hunger for outdoor challenge. Royal Trek is one of the shortest treks that will take you near the Annapurna range. This trek is quite an extraordinary blend of culture and adventure.

The trek was done by the Prince Charles of the UK during his visit to Nepal in the 1980s. Hence, it was dubbed as Royal Trek. Moreover, Mick Jagger of the British Rock band Rolling Stones also did this trek.

You decide what is best and we’ll take care of the rest

  • The itinerary mentioned is a standard guideline. It can be readily modified according to your needs and requirements.
  • The cost of the trek can also be changed according to your group size, needs, and time boundary.
  • You can easily add additional activities into the Itinerary. You just have to let us know before confirming the trip.
  • This trip can also start from the capital city of Kathmandu. You have to let us know if you want to begin there. In that case, the Itinerary will extend by a few days. Consequently, the cost will also increase.
  • The addition or removal of activities will increase or decrease the cost of the trip respectively. This will be done through mutual understanding between the agency and the client(s).
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  • Duration 4 Days
  • Activities Trekking
  • Pickup Point Pokhara
  • Best time to visit Any Time of the year
  • Max-Altitude 1,760m
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Group Size Min. 1Pax
  • Tour Type Private tour

Hotels, Tea Houses and Lodges.


After having breakfast in the morning, a private vehicle will pick us up from our hotel. We will then head to Bijaypur from where we begin our trek. We traverse some paddy fields and cross a river to reach Kalikasthan (1370m) where we spend the night at a lodge. The hike to Kalikasthan is a mere 4hour.

On the next day, after having breakfast, we start our trek crossing more villages. We follow the trail to a ridge from where we can see the magnificent view of Lamjung and Annapurna Mountain.  After hiking for 5 hours, we will reach Syaklung (1760m), where we’ll spend the night

On the third day, we start our trekking early in the morning and walk through the traditional Gurung villages where we will explore their culture. Hiking further ahead, you will reach an area filled with green vegetation along with rhododendron and pine trees. After walking for 6 hours, we will arrive at Chisapani (1550m), where we will spend the night.

On the last day of the trekking, we will walk downhill and reach Rupa Lake. We’ll explore this lake and walk further to reach Begnas Lake. We will go boating in this beautiful lake and then return to Pokhara.



  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Most ground transportation on a private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Professional English speaking, Eco Trained trekking guide his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine, transportation etc..
  • Porter service (4 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Sleeping Bag and Trekking sticks (to be returned after trip completion).
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • Other any transportation except Included in the section.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.).
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s).
  • Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad weather condition, in case of itinerary modification with a view to a safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability raises strike, moment etc.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.

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