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Annapurna Royal Trek

07 days
Royal Trek

Trip Facts

Trip duration: 07Days

Grade: Moderate grade trek

Activity: Trekking and Cultural Tour

Starts/ Ends in: Kathmandu

Trek type: Camping

Accommodation: Tent

Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus

Maximum Altitude: 1730m

Route Map:

Annapurna Royal trek is one of the shortest trekking tour around Annapurna that provides an opportunities to experience the mixed culture of mid hills with superb views mountains like Fishtail, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and many other mountains. The trail is named as Royal trek after the Prince Charles and his 90 person explored this route in the early eighties.

The Royal trek starts from beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara and passes through the beautiful Gurung hamlets. The trekking trail passes through the rice terrace, green bamboo and pine forest into the less crowed area of Annpurna Region. Annapurna Royal Trek ends at the big and beautiful Begnas Lake situated near Pokhara City.

Annapurna Royal Trekking is suitable for beginners to explore the mountain views and traditional Nepalese villages. Also, this trek is best for those who have very limited time to trek but want to experience the mountain views, local culture and traditional lifestyle of Himalayas.

Trek Info

Trekking Group Size

Trekking Group is termed for the group of people with every individuals who go for a trip. A minimum of 2 people and maximum number of 12 is highly recommended as the size of the group. This planning ensures complete safety of the trekkers and convenience as well. However, with conditions applied, the group size can be customized as per the request of our clients.

[Note: Crew members are not counted within the trekking group size. This exclusive group of crews include one leader, assistant leaders and porters. One assistant leader for every 4 trekkers and one porter for every 2 trekkers]

Meals and Accommodation

During your stay in Kathmandu city, at the initial and the final stages of the trip, you will be residing at a 4 star hotel. The meal facilities in our Cost Includessection takes account of only breakfast facilities at this particular hotel. During the trek, breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served including varieties of snacks, cold drinks, and hot chocolate especially during the mountain part.

As mentioned above, accommodation will be facilitated at a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu. Whereas, during the trek, you will be staying at standard teahouses, lodges and camps, on twin sharing basis, that is determined by the viability of accommodation facilities at overnight stops.

Qualification

As a general idea, health condition in a good state is highly recommended for any kind of tour. As, Annapurna Royal Trek is categorized under Moderate Level, one should have the ability to walk for at least 5 – 6 hours a day, and 8 – 9 hours in some of the days. The highest altitude that we climb in this particular trek is 1,730m/5,675ft. Trekking in higher altitudes requires more physical effort. If you have any kind of medical condition, we urge you to receive a counsel from medical experts and formally inform us before applying for this trip.

Previous trekking experience is further admired. Even if you do not possess any, our crew members will always be there to guide for your safety concerns. We believe that you are strengthened with a positive attitude and a strong determination towards this trip.

Trekking Staffs

Taking every aspects in consideration, we have come up with a squad of perfectly skilled crew members who have been recruited especially for their respective fields. You will be guided by fluently English speaking professional experts and team leaders who have gone through all possible circumstances that might occur ruining your trekking experience. Boosted with knowledge of ecology, geography, wild lives, flora and fauna, culture and history, you will be directed with maximum possible efficiency.

We wish you a happy, convenient and safe journey!

Best Season

The Best Season to go for Annapurna Royal Trek is between October and May. This particular timespan provides you an efficient trekking experience with provisions of remarkable views of the environment around.

Equipment

This part is analytically the most important of all. It is a must to gain knowledge about equipment required for a well-planned trekking tour. These gears not only adds convenience to your trip but, also, is totally responsible for its completion. We have formulated a clean list of equipment required for trekking in Nepal.

Insurance

We, personally, do not sell any kind of insurances to our clients. We are, however, concerned about your safety as much as you do. Therefore, we advise you to plan a travel insurance policy before going for any of our trips. Unfortunate events such as sickness, medical issues, injuries or any kinds of accidents are possible measures that can ruin your trip or can even add threats to your life.

We can suggest some of the reputed insurance companies that can come in handy to you. You better be careful while you choose a company and select insurance plans that includes emergency air ambulance rescue service, medical expenses and compensation for trip cancellation, as we do not provide any kind of refunds. Please, formally, provide us a copy of your insurance plans before going for the trip.

[Note: We won’t be liable for any kind of the mentioned life-threatening accidents under any circumstances]

Permits and Fees

No special fees or permits is required for trekking in this region as trekkers do not need to climb any of the peaks. Only an entrance fee is charged to gain access to Annapurna Conservational Area [US $ 28 per person]. These fees can be paid at the National Park desk in Thamel or directly at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu [Tel: 00977-1-4222453, 00977-1-4223590] or Pokhara [Tel: 00977-1-521167]

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, you are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program and preparation for trek.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara  (823m/2,700ft), 6hrs drive or take flight, overnight at hotel

Day 03: Pokhara to Kalikasthan (1,370m/4,496ft)

Day 04: Kalikasthan to Syaklung (1,730m/5,675ft)

Day 05: Syaklung to Chisapani (1550m/5,084ft)

Day 06: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, 6hrs drive or take flight, overnight at hotel

Day 07: Our representative will drop you to the International Airport (TIA) to assist you for your final departure to your destination or alternatively the next destination

Please Note:

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • Transfer by Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu flight
  • An experienced English-speaking trek guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper works
  • National Park entry fee
  • TIMS Card fee
  • All government and local taxes
  • English speaking tour guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Airport departure tax
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu or Pokhara (Main city)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • Tips for guides and porters

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Royal Trek

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  • Nepal Gov
  • TAAN
  • NTB
  • NMA
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