Perfect for beginners.
Kathmandu, Pokhara, Kalikasthan, Patle, Syaglung, Begnas Lake, Bhaktapur
£989 per person
The Annapurna Royal Trek is perfect for beginners. An easy trek in the foothills of the Himalayas, one of the shortest on offer in Nepal and less crowded. Combine hill walking and a tour of the main attractions of Nepal. The Royal Trek is so named because The Prince of Wales explored this route in the early 1980’s.
"Everything was well organised with no problems, the guide looking after us was very good and gave us all the help needed when needed. No complaints here." Robert Panton, UK
Kathmandu Airport | Kathmandu Hotel
Meet our representative waiting for you at the airport, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. In the evening enjoy a complimentary dinner, a chance to taste Nepalese cuisine, or taste one of a range of other dishes if you prefer.
Morning: Enjoy a walk with your city guide from the hotel to Durbar Square. Kathmandu Durbar Square is listed as a UNESCO Cultural World Heritage site. It is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets dating back to the 12th and 18th centuries.
Afternoon: Visit Pashupatinath, Nepal’s most sacred Hindu shrine, located on the banks of the Bagmati River and visit Boudhanath, one of the largest Buddhist Stupas in the world. Compare and contrast the different religions, see how they overlap and exist in harmony.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu | Pokhara
Morning: Transfer to the airport for your 30 minute flight to Pokhara. Meet our representative at Pokhara airport and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon: Visit Gupteshor Mahadev Caves, Devi’s Falls and the Mountain Museum with your city guide. The rest of the day is free.
Morning: An early start, drive to Sarangkot to view the sunrise over the Himalayas.
Afternoon: Visit the World Peace Stupa with your guide. Start by crossing Phewa Lake by boat then an uphill walk. The rest of the day is free.
World Peace Stupa
Pokhara | Kalikasthan
Morning & Afternoon: After breakfast drive to Bijaypur Khola (1 hour) to the start of your trek. Walk through the flat paddy fields and cross the river, ascend to Kalikasthan (1370m).
Walking time: 4-5 hours
Kalikasthan | Patle
Morning & Afternoon: Your route starts on a level path and descends through forest to Mastan Saurani. Your path ascends, winding up to the village of Sundergaon, then down to Patle (1376m).
Walking time: 5-6 hours
Patle | Syaglung
Morning & Afternoon: Your route leads through forest, take a brief rest at the school at Ramche, then steeply descend to the village of Lipyani. After a hard climb reach the village of Syaglung (1730m), with breathtaking views.
Walking time: 4-5 hours
Syaglung | Pokhara
Morning & Afternoon: Your trail is steep, descending on stone steps, pass a wooden bridge then climb through forest to Lapsi Danda. Make a short descent to the road and follow to Begnas. Drive to your Pokhara hotel (1 hour).
Walking time: 5-6 hours
Pokhara | Kathmandu
Morning: After breakfast transfer to Pokhara airport for your flight to Kathmandu, about 25mins. Transfer to your Kathmandu hotel.
Afternoon: Rest of the day is free.
Morning: Drive to Bhaktapur, en route visit Changunarayan, a forth century temple. Visiting Bhaktapur is like stepping into a piece of history, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that is literally a living museum where farmers dry their harvest, potters turn their wheels and people go about lives as they have done for hundreds of years.
Afternoon: Visit Swayambhunath with your city guide, situated on the top of a hill west of Kathmandu. The temple is colloquially known as the ‘monkey temple’ because of the large tribe of roving monkeys who live there.
Morning & Afternoon: The day is free.
Evening: Enjoy a complimentary farewell dinner.
Kathmandu Hotel | Kathmandu Airport
Departure day: We provide a complimentary transfer to Kathmandu International Airport where our representative will help you and bid you farewell.
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