The royal trekking is one of the shortest trekking trails that follow a shrub like trails along the foothills of Annapurna. The name of this trek named from the name of Prince Charles when he was exploring this route in the early eighties with his 90 person entourage. This trekking is one of the best trekking trails which offer you the meaningful cultural experience with the diversities of local people and their cultures that inhabit this region.
The Royal Trek begins to be rewarded with the gorgeous views of Machhapuchhre(6997m) and other ranges of Annapurna. Our trek is started from the enchanting lakeside city Pokhara, 200 km from the Kathmandu. The trails on this Royal trekking passes through the forested ridge tops, lakes, temples and rice fields. Passing through the charming local villages, we can see the lifestyle of Gurung community with their warm Greetings “Nameste” along the stunning views of Annapurna, Fishtail, Langtang Himalayan range and others. Walking through the forest and beautiful local village, we end our walk at Begnastal, the second largest lake in the Pokhara area. Charming green forests, local people and their lifestyle glacial lakes and Himalayan ranges that seem close enough to touch are the highlights of this trip.
The Royal trekking is specially recommended for beginners who are restricted by time to trek longer. The Royal trek offers the great opportunity to capture of uniqueness and the amazing cultural lifestyle of the tribes whose ancient religious practices and traditions have remained continuing unchanged for thousands of years. Compare to other trekking trails in Annapurna region; Royal trekking is less crowed where you can get more close to nature, culture and amazing lifestyle.
By that time you'll be able understand the Nepal and feel the warmth of Nepali people.