Trip Duration: 6 days (KTM-KTM)
Trekking Duration: 4 days
Location: West Nepal (Annapurna Region)
Highest elevation: 2100 m
Walking Hour: 4/7 hrs every day
Grade Information: easy
Season: whole year
Accommodation: Basic tea House/Camp
Group Size: Minimum 01 person
Highlight of trekking: Easy trekking, royal family visited in 1981, the best view of Annapurna mountain, test local foods, local culture mother group dance, flora and fauna, Lakes
Annapurna short trekking called “Royal Trek” in honour of the Prince of Charles, who trekked this route in 1981. The Royal Trek is a 3 or 4 day trek beginning in the Lakes valley of Pokhara with panoramic views of the Annapurna massif and the Manaslu Himal.
Royal trekking basically for the beginners or those who look for an exciting trek both magnificent mountains and mountain village life within a short period of time. Royal trek is an easy and short trek with occasional up and downhill hikes along the ridges and valleys. There is also no need to worry about altitude and acclimatization as the maximum ascent on this trek is Chisapani at 1260 meters. Moreover, you can also combine the trek with a cultural tour of Kathmandu, Pokhara & Chitwan and get in a nutshell the thrills of Nepal’s diverse ecological beauty.
Royal trek follows a shrub-like path on the north from Pokhara along the foothills of Annapurna. Start from Bijayapur, about 25 km from Pokhara, and pass through the indigenous Gurung hamlets. Hike the terraced farmlands as and savoir the unfolding views of the magnificent Annapurna range, Machhapuchhare or the "Fishtail" and the Langtang Mountains. Conclude the trek at the Begnas Lake, about 30 km west of Pokhara City. There is a possible basic tea house or local home stay. You can do trek full board camping as well. Royal trek no need trekking permit so that it is cheap then others Annapurna trekking.
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900 m), 6 hours or flight, Overnight in Pokhara at Hotel.
Day 02: Pokhara to Kalikasthan (1,370 m/4,496ft), drive and trekking, 4/5 hours, Overnight Tea house/ home stay/ Camp.
Day 03: Kalikasthan to Syaklung (1,730 m/5,675ft), 4/5 hours trekking, Overnight Tea house/Camp.
Day 04: Syaklung to Chisapani (1550 m/5,084ft), 4/5 house, overnight Camp/Tea house.
Day 05: Chisapani to Pokhara, trek and drive 5 hours, Overnight Hotel.
Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus, 6 hours drive, overnight Hotel.
The cost is depending on group size, affected due to the requirement of number of guides and porters, requisite of Hotel in Kathmandu, method of land/air transport. The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers. Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed or modified. Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost. For Total Tour cost, EMAIL US, we will send you within 24 hours as your requirements.
US$ 399 per person
Notes: Payment should be made 25 % of total amount in advance. Full amount must be paid before your trip starts.
Cancellation should be made 48 hours before departure and 25% cancellation charge is applicable beside Tax, transportation, permits and others fixed expensive.
In case of incomplete Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Expedition / Jungles safari / or others days due to the client own problem, the amount of money paid not refundable.
If clients want to go Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Expedition / Jungles safari / or others tours more than itinerary, they can pay after back from tour with per day basic but should be permission with Tour guide / Leader.