Best of Nepal with Royal Trek

Best of Nepal with Royal Trek

( 10 NIGHTS/ 11 DAYS )

overview

One of the shortest treks the Royal Trek is the most preferred trek for families looking for low altitude trekking options. It is a safe and adventurous trek along the foothill of the Annapurna Himal region. The reason why the trek route is known as the Royal Trek, is because in the early eighties, Prince Charles with an entourage of 90 people first explored this route. The Best of Nepal with Royal Trekking tour makes you instantly fall in love with the flora and fauna, the rivers and the scenic views of the region.

The exploring begins in Kathmandu, followed by a drive to Chitwan and then exploring the beauty of the national park in the city. Your trek begins on the 6th day at Pokhara, and it end at Begnas Lake. As this is a family trek there is an exposure to the culture of the Himalayan people and the artifacts, the traditional festivals and sacred sites. The Best of Nepal with Royal Trekking 10 NIGHTS 11 DAYS tour offers exquisite beauty of the hillside terraces and magnificent views of Annapurna ranges. The tribal lifestyle is certainly an addition to the amazing factors of this trek.

itinerary

  • Day 01

    Arrival at the Tribhuwan Int`l Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m)

    Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan Int`l airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying our agency signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle en route we will visit Pashupatinath Temple. In hotel, welcome drink followed by tour briefing.

    Destinations we cover :

    Pasupatinath Temple(one of the biggest, sacred  and famous  Hindu temple in Nepal)

    Pashupatinath temple is also one of world heritage site listed by UNESCO. It is one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world. It is dedicated to a manifestation of Shiva called Pashupati (Lord of Animals) which is built in the familiar pagoda style during fifth century by King Prachanda Dev.

    Meals: No I Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 02

    Drive Kathmandu- Chitwan(180 km/4-5 hrs.) & cultural show of Tharu Community in the evening

    Breakfast, Sightseeing of Swayambhunath Stupa. Then, drive to Chitwan. On reaching the resort in the National Park, our Guest Relations Officer will brief about program. Then, you will be participating the cultural show of Tharu Community & have dinner there.

    Destinations we cover :

    Swoyambhunath Stupa /Monkey temple( 2000 years old Buddhist Stupa)

    A golden spire crowning a conical wooded hill, Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible for many miles and from all sides of the valley built during the 5th century AD.

    Chitwan

    Chitwan National Park is one of Asia’s premier wildlife reserves.  Its 360 square miles of tall grasslands and forests are home to a wide variety of mammals and birds, including several endangered species.

    Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight stays at hotel or resort in Chitwan.

  • Day 03

    Activities in the Chitwan National Park

    Enjoy Jungle observation at Chitwan National park. The highlight being the Elephant Safari in the jungles. Other activities are Canoeing, Dugout canoe, Nature Walk and Bird Watching. Also experience walking through the forests with naturalists.

    Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight stays at hotel or resort in Chitwan.

  • Day 04

    Drive Chitwan-Pokhara- (152 km/4-5hrs.) & transfer to hotel.

    Breakfast& drive to Pokhara. Upon arrival, check into the hotel with welcome drink. Then, sightseeing of Davis Fall & Gupteshwor cave. Evening walk around tourist lakeside area & back to hotel.

    Destinations we cover:

    Davis fall: It is where the stream flowing from Fewa Lake collapses and surges down the rock into a deep gorge.

    Gupteshwor Cave:Its entrance is right across from Davis fall & is almost 3 kms long & holds special value for Hindus.

    Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara.

  • Day 05

    Sightseeing & visiting around Pokhara

    Wake up early & drive of about 45 m and 25 m hike take us to the top of Sarangkot to see the best sunrise and close views of many mountains, Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake. After breakfast at Sarangkot, return back to hotel in Pokhara and rest of the day is sightseeing & visiting around Pokhara. After SS free for your leisure time.

    Destinations we cover:

    Bindhabasini Temple: It lies in the center of the religious old bazaar & dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati, yet another manifestation of Shakti. The park grounds offer a fine picnic and relaxing area.

    Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple: It is the second largest lake in the kingdom. With the Barahi Island Temple in the middle of the lake, it is the most important religious monument in Pokhara. The reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhare and Annapurna can be seen in its serene water. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake.

    Seti River Gorges : Carved by Seti-Gandaki is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. K.I. Singh bridge at Bagar, Mahendrapool & Prithivi highway Bridge near bus park, provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by the turbulent flow of white water.

    Museums:During the tour, we will visit two different museums: one museum displays the lifestyles and history of the Gurungs, Thakalis and Tharu while the other, Gurkha Memorial Museum, is dedicated to the famous Gurkha Warriors who earned their name in many fierce battles fought during the World Wars and numerous operations around the world since 1815. The soldiers of the Gurkha regiment won 13 Victoria Cross medals awarded for exceptional bravery shown in the field.

    Meals: Breakfast Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara.

  • Day 06

    Pokhara – Kalikasthan Camp

    On this day you will trek from Pokhara to Kalikasthan Camp which is at 1370 m.

    Meals : Full Board ( B , L & D )  I Overnight stay at Tent.

  • Day 07

    Kalikasthan Camp – Syaklung Danda

    You will trek from Kalikasthan Camp to SyaklungDanda which is at 1730 m.

    Meals : Full Board ( B , L & D )  I Overnight stay at Tent.

  • Day 08

    Syklung Danda – Chisapani Camp

    On this day you will trek from SyklungDanda to Chisapani Camp.

    Meals : Full Board ( B , L & D )  I Overnight stay at Tent.

  • Day 09

    Chisapani Camp – Begnas Tal

    On this day you will trek from Chisapani Camp to Begnas Tal.

    Meals : Full Board ( B , L & D )  I Overnight stay at Tent.

  • Day 10

    Begnas Tal – Pokhara – Kathmandu

    You will drive to Kathmandu and it wills take 7 hours.

    Meals : Breakfast Only I Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 11

    TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT FOR YOUR FINAL DEPARTURE

    After breakfast, our airport representative will drop you back to Airport before 3 hours of your flight for your final departure with “sweet memory” of Nepal.

    Tour ends… Sweet memories remain!

    Meals: Breakfast Only.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Traditional welcome on arrival.
  • Arrival & departure transfer by private a/c vehicle.
  • Welcome drinks upon arrival at hotel.
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara valley sightseeing & activities in Chitwan NP as per the itinerary in private a/c vehicle.
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in respective hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan in twin sharing basis.
  • 02 night’s accommodation in respective hotel in Pokhara on BB plan in twin sharing basis.
  • 02 night’s hotel accommodation in respective hotel in Chitwan on AP plan in twin sharing basis.
  • 04 nights in Lodge/guest house during trek.
  • Jungle activities in the Chitwan National Park with entrance fees and national park fees. (Elephant safari is the highlight which is included, jeep safari not included).
  • Transportation Kathmandu / Chiwan/Pokhara/ Kathmandu by private basis.
  • All applicable taxes.
  • Special souvenir on departure.
cost exclude
  • International Flight With Airport Tax
  • Conservation & National Park Fees
  • Domestic airfare (Insurance Surcharge + Fuel Surcharge)
  • Emergency rescue
  • Entrance fees & Guide if any.(Guide costs INR.2000 or US$30 per day)
  • Expenses due to the situation beyond our control (Such as; landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc.)
  • Expenses of personal Nature
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Visa Fee US$ 25 for 15 days and 40 US$ for 30 days (Indian Nationality FREE / SAARC 1st Time FREE Visa)
  • Other Services not mentioned in cost including.

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

TOUR CATEGORY IN KATHMANDU IN POKHARA IN CHITAWAN
Premium – With 5 * Hotels Soaltee Crowne Plaza / Annapurna / Radission / Yak & Yeti  or similar Pokhara Grand / Temple Tree / Fishtail Lodge  or similar Green Park / Chitwan Paradise or similar
Deluxe A – With 5 * Hotels Shangri-La Hotel  / Hotel Himalaya / Shambala or similar Water Front Resort  or Hotel Shangri-La Village  /  similar Green Park or Barahi Resort  / Similar
Deluxe B – With 4 * Hotels Hotel Grand/  Summit Residency / Vaishali   or similar Da Yatra / Mt. Kailash or similar Rhino Residency/ Meghauli Serai / similar
Superior – With 3 star equivalent  hotels Hotel  Arts / Hotel Gangjung or similar Lake View Resort / Hotel Queens Park or similar Wildlife Camp / Chitwan Adevnture Resort or similar
Standard – With 2 star equivalent  hotels Hotel Thamel / Harati / Temple Inn / similar Hotel Snow land / Trekkers Inn or similar Gorkha Hamlet or similar

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

 

Payment Terms :

  • 30  % payments : At the time of confirmation.
  • Full payment: 7  Days Prior to Nepal arrival in our account only.

 

Cancellation:

  • 60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost
  • 29 – 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost
  • 14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.
  • 6 days or less no refunds

 

Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available.

 

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