The Royal is one of the famous and easiest treks in Annapurna region. this is also know as Annapurna sky line trek. the trek has got it’s name after prince Charles and his 90 person entourage had explored this route in the early eighties. The trek is passes through ridges of the mountain with Magnificent Dhaulagiri,Annapurna range , Machapuchchhre ,Lamjung Himal through the Gurung village,sub-tropical Forest .Thulakot ,Syaklung & Chisapani are the best point to see the sunrise , sunset,Pokhara ,Begnas lake & himalyan panorama .The trek also reach in different culture , landscape & vegetation . This short trek is especially suitable for the beginners and elderly people or those who have very limited time but are looking holiday in the Himalayas able to see five lakes & beautiful pokhara valley . The route follows an easy trail exploring the foothills of the Annapurna , north of pokhara valley.
Pokhara to Kalikasthan Driving duration: 1 to 2 hours Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours After lunch, 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 Rakhigaon 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