Royal Trek to Syaglung Hill

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Annapurna Encounter welcomes all travelers from family, school / collage and corporate group of people trekking with glorious view of Annapurna & Manaslu Panorama on the Royal Trek to Syaglung Hill, one of the most picturesque trekking area in the Himalaya, Royal Trek to Syaglung Hill offers tremendous scenery of its varied dramatic landscapes with high snow capped mountains, visiting interesting charming traditional villages of Kalikathan, Lipini Bhungaon with Syaglung on the famous legendary homes of the Gorkha, enlisted in British, Indian army for their bravery and loyalty, starting from semi tropic climate of rice fields to alpine country with never a dull moment as this journey offers everyday views of snow capped peaks of Annapurna, Manaslu Himalaya and then on the off beaten trail to Syaglung Hill to Chiospani and pristine Lake of Begnas for super panorama of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu and Mt. Machapuchere “The Fish Tail”, trekking through serene woodlands of rhododendron, oaks, firs and many species of firs trees including many types of vegetation enrich with flora and fauna, trekking towards the suburb of Pokhara valley on the eastern rim at Lake Begnas with scenic Himalayan range of mountains and then concluding this awesome trip at famous tourist spot in Pokhara with its pristine lake Phewa and Annapurna range of mountains towards North.

Trip Facts

  • Trip Mode : Tea-House / Camping
  • Total Trip : 08/09 days
  • Higest Point : 1,560 meters at Syaglung Hill
  • Trip Grade : moderate with high hills
  • Season : All Season except July & August.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 950m - 06 hrs journey.
Day 04: Drive to Bijaipur khola trek to Kahon Gaon 1,245m- 04 hrs walks.
Day 05: Trek to Lipeni via Bahun Gaon) 1,250 m- 05 hours walk.
Day 06: Trek to Syaglung 1,560 m -05 hours walk.
Day 07: Trek to Chisopani and Begnas Lake 813m & drive to Pokhara 05 hrs.
Day 08: Drive of fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 09: International departure for homeward bound.

In Pokhara optional activities and extension to other interesting places:
Para Gliding-Zip Flyer- Rafting at Seti - Kaligandaki - Trisuli River-Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu meet our staff and transfer to hotel.
On reaching Kathmandu international airport our AE staff will receive with a transfer to hotel in the hub of Kathmandu around Thamel area, an interesting place with shops, stores, international standard restaurants. Our guide will meet and inform you with details of the hotels and trekking Royal Trek to Syaglung Hill and more.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Morning our city guide will meet and take you on sightseeing tour at places of interest. Kathmandu city and the surrounding valley steeped with history, culture. Kathmandu is full of World Heritage Sites with old Temples, Monasteries, Stupas, Royal Courtyard and Palaces, afternoon free at leisure preparation for the trip to Annapurna.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 950m - 06 hrs journey distance 220 k.m.
Morning after having breakfast, drive to Pokhara on the interesting busy main Nepal highway through number of farm villages and towns with scenic landscapes and of snow capped mountains along the drive and finally reaching at famous tourist place at Pokhara the gateway to many trekking destination around Annapurna, Dhaulagiri to Mustang area.

Day 04: Drive to Bijaipur khola trek to Kahon Gaon 1,245m- 04 hrs.
From Pokhara, a morning short drive towards North of the valley through the main town of Pokhara busy bazaar to reach a rural farm village at Bijaipur, starting the first day walk from this warm area, and then crossing Bijaipur Khola (stream) leading to a climb on nice stone paved reaching a wide trail through number of farm village and views of Annapurna Himalaya with majestic peak of Machapuchere “ Fish Tail” and then coming to an interesting village at Kalikathan, after a nice break walk continues for another few hours to reach at Kahon gaon for overnight stop with mountain views.

Day 05: Trek to Lipeni via Bahun Gaon) 1,250 m- 05 hours walk.
After a lovely stop along with morning views starting the walk on the ridgeline passing many scattered farm areas and villages of mostly Hindu tribe of people around this low mid hills area, walking with constant panorama of mountains and surrounding landscapes of hills and valleys, and then slowly reaching at a small farm village of Lipeni for overnight stop after a good walk of about five hours.

Day 06: Trek to Syaglung 1,560 m -05 hours walk.
Today’s walk leads to our destination at Syaglung village and its view hill top, beginning on the winding gradual path passing several scattered farm areas and rice and wheat terraces and into a nice serene woodlands, after a moderate walk of 5 hours reaching at mid hills village of Syaglung where the native are of Gurung hill tribe of Buddhist religion and culture with a difference from the lower area of Hindu people. This village located just at the bottom of Syaglung hill top here with time to explore the surrounding area with tremendous scenery of surrounding hills, rivers and valley.

Day 07: Trek to Chisopani and Begnas Lake 813m, drive to Pokhara.
Morning hike to the top of Syaglung hill for mountain panorama from Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna to Manaslu range of peaks with close views of majestic Machapuchere “the Fish Tail” Peak, after an hour hike with awesome views heading downhill most of the on the last leg of this remarkable journey towards warmer lower area at Begnas passing a nice village of Chisopani with views of another Rupa Tal (Lake) and then slowly heading to the flat land near Begnas Lake on the eastern suburb of Pokhara Valley for an hour drive to Phewa Lake side at Pokhara for the last overnight stop before Kathmandu in the comfort of nice hotels with excellent views of Annapurna Himalaya reflecting on the pristine Phewa lake.

Day 08: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
After a wonderful time in the high mountains and hills, taking a morning driving journey back to Kathmandu, on reaching Kathmandu after 5-6 hours of nice interesting drive, transfer to respective hotels with afternoon free at leisure or last day shopping souvenirs and handicrafts.
(Optional flight back to Kathmandu of 35 minutes with great views)

Day 09: International departure for home ward bound.
Last day in Nepal with memorable moment and awesome experience and good time with Annapurna Encounter services, as per the international flight time our AE staff will transfer you to airport for the flight back home or to respective countries.

overwhelming panorama of Annapurna with Dhaulagiri and Manaslu mountains
on the least visited route, enchanting pristine forest of rhododendrons trees
stunning scenery of surrounding landscapes with snow capped peaks
visiting cultural, traditional villages with rich old custom and religions