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Annapurna Royal Trek

Package Duration: 04 days | Difficulty Grade: Easy

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Trip Overview of Annapurna Royal Trek

Annapurna Royal Trek is the easiest, short and inspirational trek in Annapurna Region. In 1980 Prince Charles of Britain walked through this trek with the entourage of 90 guests with the followers and staffs that’s why this Trek gained its name as “Royal Trek”. It is the famous short trekking trail offering a good mountain views, ridge walking, forests, rice field and different village types. This trek does not require any particular long walking days.

Generally, Annapurna Royal Trek starts from Pokhara. It takes you along the peaceful ranges with terraced hills all around. You will see colorful flora and fauna painting the landscape, eagles soaring high above and the excellent mountain views including Machhapuchhare and Annapurna. The route here is less crowded, so you can get more close to a true picture of uniqueness nature, traditional lifestyles, and ancient religious practices. This short trek commences from Pokhara, the valley of lakes offering panoramic views of the Annapurna Himalayas massif and also the Manaslu Himal. Walking through many remote villages, terraced fields forested ridge tops, lakes and temples, alpine pastures and rhododendron forests and spectacular close-up view of Machhapuchhare and Annapurna range make the trek best for you.

One can feel higher than royalty discovering oneself the natural height of being alive taking us to a Gurung village and many more naturally beautiful places. This Annapurna Royal Trek trek for your journey to experience the world of biodiversity and an enchanting thrill in the mystery of a distinct culture. We ‘Above the Himalaya Trekking Pvt. Ltd’ arrange this trek throughout the year offering you the best hospitality and enjoyment gained from our long-time experience.

 

 

 

Highlights of Annapurna Royal Trek

Duration: 04 Days

Max. Altitude: Syanglung (1730m)

Trek Grade: Easy

Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain.

Trip Snippets: 04 days,  3 nights in Lodges,  breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.

Departure Dates: We are able to offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November and December for a group of 1 to 15 people.

Equipment rental: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment.

Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Your baggage on the trek will be carried by our porters, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg including your sleeping bag and down jacket, Other items not required on trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Transportation: Tourist Bus, Private Car/Van, Plane.

Activity: City tour, Trekking

Detailed Itinerary of Annapurna Royal Trek

The trail starts near the army camp on the Prithvi highway, just east of the Vijaypur Khola. Cross the flat area of rice fields and the river before reaching the ridge of Kalikasthan (1370m). If you are doing this trek in the summer the river may be difficult to cross if it is flooded. Arrive Kalikasthan, which has basically campsites on grassy land with fine views.

On the next day, after breakfast, the trail follows the forested ridge. We walk through the villages, the ridge of the mountain with the good view of Annapurna and Lamjung. We spend our night in Syanglung.

The trail descends to the valley floor rhododendron and sal forest. Halfway through the walk, there is a 400m descent and 600m ascent to arrive at Chisapani. This is the best point to see the Himalayan Panorama. You will see Dhaulagiri to the west of Annapurna. The campsite is a short walk beyond the village near the ridge top temple, and the views are sublime.

The day involves a leisurely stroll along the ridge that separates Rupa Tal. We climb about 200m to arrive at Sundar danda and walk 15 min down to Begnas Tal for an exciting an hour boating. Emerging on the valley floor at Begnas Bazaar, from here drive back to Pokhara, transfer to hotel.

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Cost Includes & Excludes

Above the Himalaya Trekking have made every effort to keep our price as competitive as possible, by still providing an excelling service to our customer. We pay our porters and guide the legal wages agreed with the porters union, our trekking staffs are some of the best paid in Nepal which allow us to attract only the best guides and porters and we have the same amount of Insurance for guide and porter which is more than Government fixed amount. All our price are net and there is no hidden cost everything is clear on cost includes and excludes this is the main reason all our customer are happy with our service. For up to date cost for the trip please contact us.

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • Twin sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
  • Daily Meals are chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking Permit.
  • TIMS Trekking Permit (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Annapurna Trek
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre-meeting at our office)
  • Pokhara to treks start point and  trek finish point to   Pokhara transport by Private vehicle
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu transport by tourist bus. (if you want to take a flight or want to travel by private vehicle is available, by adding extra cost)
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T-shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Any services in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot shower
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Includes section.
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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    04 days

  • Tri Destination

    Destination
    Nepal

  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    1-15

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Accomodation
    Hotel & Lodge

  • Altitude Icon

    Maximum Altitude
    Syanglung (1730m)

  • Trip Difficulty

    Trip Difficulty
    Easy

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