Horse Riding in Royal Trekking

Duration: 10 Days   |   PhotosDownload

Horse Riding in royal trekking is designed for those who are unable to walk on foot but still wish to do trekking adventure in the Himalayas. Horseback riding in royal trekking trail will be good for those trekkers who like to go in fewer tourist areas of the Annapurna region.

Royal horse riding trek can be a lifetime experience for those who dream of the Nepal Himalaya trekking. This trek begins from Pokhara, the valley of lakes and caves offering panoramic views of the Annapurna massif as also of the Lamjung and Mount Manaslu. This horse riding route was first used by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales Prince Charles was in 1980.

Horseback riding in royal trek starts after a 20-minute drive from Pokhara and leads up into a ridge-line through Brahmin and Chettri villages. It has to be climbed gently up to Kalikasthan then ride through top of the green hills, can see mountain ranges of Annapurna, Manasulu, and Dhaulagiri including through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, Magars dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys.

Royal horse riding trek can be combined also an alternative day Helicopter tour programs for people who have limit time and are not able to trek due to the physical conditions.

Highlights

  • Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bijayapur Khola, Kalikasthan, Syaklung, Chisopani, Begans Tal, Pokhara 

Outline Itinerary

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Day 1:Arrive at Kathmandu Airport:

Arrive at Kathmandu airport, reception and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel. 

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350m

Sightseeing around Kathmandu including Patan. Overnight at hotel. 

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350m

Drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel. 

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Pokhara

Our horse ride trail starts through rice fields near the Army camp, and then ascends through Rakhi Gaon to a Chautara, a resting place under a large tree. En-route, you can enjoy the panoramic views. From here the horse ride trails climb gently along a ridge top through the Brahmin and Chhetris villages towards Kalikasthan at (1,370m). At the end, you should climb a short distance to the campsite which is situated above the village with panoramic view of mountain, Begnas Tal and Pokhara city. Overnight in tents. 

  • Accommodation:Camping
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Kalikasthan
  • Maximum Altitude:1370m

After breakfast the horse ride trails follow along the forested ridge top walking through the villages. We ride along the ridge of the mountain with good views of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal. This day we can explore many villages and the rhododendron forests. At the end, you could descend gently towards Syaklung. From here, you can see panoramic views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna ranges, Lamjung Himal and Manasalu. Overnight in tents. 

  • Accommodation:Camping
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Syaklung

forest. Half way through the ride there is a 400m descent, then a 600m ascent to arrive at Chisapani. This is the best view point at which to see the Himalayan Panorama. You will see Dhaulagiri to the west of Annapurna. Overnight in tents. 

  • Accommodation:Camping
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Chisopani

along the ridge for an hour or so and descend steeply along the stone steps, into a small valley and stream that feeds Rupa Taal. Continue horse ride for a short distance through rice fields, and then make a final ascent to the ridge that separates Begnas Tal and Rupa Tal. This ridge is called Sundari Danda (720m) means pretty Hills. From these hills, your horse ride trek continues climb gently and descends into Begnas Tal Bazaar. Now you can take a vehicle to get back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel. 

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Pokhara

Drive from Pokhara to rafting starting point for four hours rafting and to Chitwan National Park for jungle activities and drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. 

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350m

This full day at leisure to rest, relax or explore the local area in Kathmandu or do a bit of last minute shopping. You also have the option of doing some sight-seeing. Evening join the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant with live cultural show offered by Alpine Eco Trek team. Overnight at hotel. 

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350m

Transfer to airport for final departure to home.

    Inclusion

    • All the necessary pick up and drops
    • Accommodation in KTM and Pokhara with breakfast, 
    • Trekking permits
    • Horse with horseman, horse diet, horseman salary, horse equipment. 
    • Horse riding package including guest house, food, tea coffee, and all the taxes.
    • An English speaking guide and a porter to carry your bag pack
    • Guide and porter’s insurance, salary, shoes, jackets, food and guest houses. 
    • Company’s service charge and all government taxes. 
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Any bottled drinks
    • Your insurance and personal expenses 
    • Tips for guide and porter.
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    Useful Information

    The above information is just a guide and a standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision on what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays.

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    Further Information 

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