Royal Trek, one of the easiest treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The trek which is suitable for all kinds of traveler. This trek is named after Prince Charles who first walked through this route in the 1980’s. The trail takes you through an easy route with an occasional uphill and downhill hike that follows ridges and valleys. During the trek, you walk through the rhododendron forests which will bless you with beautiful Himalayan vistas.
An awe-inspiring panoramic view of Pokhara valley, northern Annapurna range, and Mt.Fishtail are blessing during this trek. You pass through various ethnic villages rich in cultural diversity which gives an opportunity to interact with locals and get some insights about their culture, customs, traditions, and lifestyles. Hence, the best part of this trek if you don’t have to worry about altitude sickness at all.
One of the best of this trek is the sightseeing tour of UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Then our journey to Pokhara starts which is full of beauty of the view of landscapes all along. Upon reaching Pokhara we further drive 25 km to Kalikastan.
Kalikastan is the ultimate starting point of our trek. From there, we walk along the trail and follow a path through the foothills of Annapurna to beautiful Gurung Hamlets on the route. As we hike up through the terraced farmlands, the view of magnificent Annapurna range, Mt.Fishtail and Langtang will bless us. Besides that, the lush landscape and ethnic villages are also the best features of this trek. Hence, after the invigorating experience of nature and its beauty, we conclude our trek at the scenic Begnas Lake.
So, are you ready to make Himal Eco Treks your travel companion for this trek?
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal entry visa fees
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Airfare from your country to Nepal
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.
Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.
Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.
Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. Also you can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.
High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.