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Thursday, 24 August 2017

Royal Trek in Nepal

Royal Trek is an easy short easy and wilderness trek which offer magnificent view of Annapurna Himalayas range and Machhapuchhre Himal which starts near from North of Pokhara Valley is called Bijaypur Khola and offers good mountain views. The Name become a Royal Trek British prince Charles and his team trekked here So it become a Royal trek .

During the Royal Trekking you can observe different People and Typical settlement of Nepal Hilly region with Brahmins, Chhetris, Gurungs, and Magars. Royal trekking is good for those people who like less tourist. You can follow in the footsteps 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 Bijaypur Khola. The trail takes us to a beautiful village and then to beautiful Himalayas 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.
Royal Trek Fact 

Activities: Trekking & Hiking
Start/End: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Destination: Royal Trek 
Trip Duration: 10 days ( All Nepal trip )
Max. Altitude: 2300M
Trekking type : Teahouse
Group Size: Min.1/Max.20
Himalayan sights : Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Annapurna range, Manaslu, Nilgiri
Extra Activities : Paragliding and City tour in Pokhara
Best Season: This trek is best for all season
Trip Grade: Easy  or Grade A
Most Attraction of trek : Close Mountain View, Villages, Local culture 
Daily walking Hour: Approx. 4-6

Royal Trek in Nepal 

OutLine Itinerary of Royal Trek  

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (800m) 6hrs
Day 04 : Pokhara to Kalikasthan Driving duration: 1 to 2 hours Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours
Day 05 : Kalikathan to Syanklung (1730m) Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours
Day 06: Syanklung to Chisopani (2300m) Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours
Day 07 : Chisopani to Pokhara (884m) Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours
Day 08 : Pokhara Free day
Day 09: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 10 : Departure

Details Itineraries of Royal Trek

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
Arrive in Kathmandu airport and we will meet and transferred to hotel. Evening time explore Thamel yourself and overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
After breakfast, start sightseeing covering the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, which are Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa. Kathmandu Durbar Square area holds the palaces of the medieval Kings who ruled over the Kathmandu Kingdom. Swayambhu meaning the “the self-existent” is popular among the foreigners as Monkey Temple owing to the large number of monkey population residing in this area. It is said that Swayambhunath Stupa is more than 2,000 years old, and it symbolizes knowledge. The painted eyes on all four sides symbolize the all-seeing power of Buddha. It is an important Buddhist place where pilgrims from all over the world come. In the afternoon you will get short briefing and discussion regarding your trek.
  • Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (800m) 6hrs
  • Distance 200kms – Approximately 6 Hours Drive 
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu (200km) via Prithvi Highway, takes 6hrs approximately (option to fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, takes extra cost). Along the way we will stop in scenic spots, for lunch and to get fresh as well, en-route we see more about countryside of Nepal that offers greenery, rivers, local villages, farm lands and beautiful mountain scenarios. In the evening, you have option to stroll around the Phewa Lake and local market in Pokhara..
  • Day 04 : Pokhara to Kalikasthan Driving duration: 1 to 2 hours Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours
The journey starts with a short drive up to the village of Vijayapur- starting point.The trails starts off through flat rice fields and then climb through Rakhi gaon to a Chautara and gradually ascends along a ridge top taking through Brahmin villages until you reach Kalikasthan where you will spending the night.  The place offers exquisite views of mountains and Pokhara city. 
  • Day 05 : Kalikathan to Syanklung (1730m) Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours
The trail starts along a forested ridge, passing Thulokot and then onto Mati Thana. You can stop over for lunch in this village as there are few teashops open. Then the trail starts to gradually ascend to Naudanda, and continues until you reach the Gurung village of Shanklung where you will be spending the night. During the trek we will be walking on the ridge of the mountain which offers a decent view of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. 
  • Day 06: Syanklung to Chisopani (2300m) Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours
The Himalayan skyline changes as the route taken will be shrouded by mountains like Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, Manasulu and Himalchuli. The trail descends steeply to the south side of the hill passing by an ancient tree with a chautara (stone platform), several tea shops and a police check post. From there, you will proceed on, following the Royal Trek route and ascend to Chisopani (coldwater) where you will be spending the night. There is a temple located on a high knoll above the village. The place offers splendid views of the mountains in the vicinity.
  • Day 07 : Chisopani to Pokhara (884m) Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours
You will start off by descending down a ridge and stone steps which leads you into a small valley. Continuing along the Royal trek stream, you will pass through a rice field and then make a final ascent to the ridge that separates Begnas Tal and Rupa Tal. The route to the Begnas Bazaar and onto Pokhara is a wide path that is frequently used by local people. Spending another night in Pokhara will give you an opportunity to explore around.
  • Day 08 : Pokhara Free day
After finish trekking pokhara is a really nice places for chill out , pokhara is very popular for paragliding so suggest for that and you can enjoy the boat ride in phewa lake  which is beautiful lake in Nepal or if you like to do city tour we can do city tour and visit most popular places like Bindivashini Temple , Devi's Fall Gupteshwor cave , Tibetan refugee camp , Mountain museum old Bazaar Etc , in evening if you are interested for shopping it a best places for shopping
  • Day 09: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu
After breakfast, drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu(200km/6-7hrs). we can enjoy the diverse landscape and scenery en-route. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. 
  • Day 10 : Departure
You will be transfer to the International airport by Private vehicle according to your flight schedule.

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