Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m):
Upon arrival, you will be picked up by our representative at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and then taken through the busy streets to hotel. You will receive briefing regarding your Everest Trekking after which you will have welcome dinner and then stay overnight.
Day02: Trek preparation and sightseeing in Kathmandu:
After quick breakfast, you will be taken on a guided city tour where you will have an opportunity to visit some spectacular World Heritage sites like Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Day03: Drive to Soti Khola via Arughat:
9hours of drive will take us to Soti Khola. We will move through Dhading Besi which is the district Head quarter of Dhading. Road till Dhading Besi is smooth but we will have to go through the gravel road to arrive at Arughat Bazaar. After taking brief rest at Arughat Bazar, we will move forward to Soti Khola.
Day04: Trek to Machha Khola (900m) 5-6 hrs:
Soti Khola is the starting point of Manaslu Circuit Trek. We will choose the lowering trail which later rises upward to take us to Almara. Walking through the forest, we will make progress to Riden Gaon which later takes us to Lambesi. We will take the downward trail to the bank of Budhi Gandaki River and continue our journey to Machha Khola.
Day05: Trek to Jagat (1340m) 6hrs:
We wil make our way through the village of Machha Khola and arrive at Khorla Besi. We will make our way to Tatopani, a natural hot spring. After enjoying the thrill of warm water in cold environment, we will walk past forest to Dovan and continue our journey to the village of Jagat where we will be staying overnight.
Day06: Trek to Philim (1700m) 5hrs:
From Jagat, we will choose the escalating path that entwines uphill through the valley. The path leads us to Sirdabas which blesses us with grand view of Sringi Himal. We will lower down to river and cross it before choosing the upward trail to Philim.
Day07: Trek to Deng (2095m) 5hrs:
Leaving Philim, we will chase the trail along few cascading waterfalls. The trail continues till Ekle Bhatti at which point we will cross the suspension bridge and enter the valley. Walking further, we will arrive at Deng where we will stay overnight.
Day08: Trek to Namrung (2900m) 5hrs:
From Deng, we will lower down to river and continue our trail upward towards the village. We will pass through few mani walls to arrive at Gyapsa which further leads us to Namrung.
Day09: Trek to Samagaon (3500m) 6hrs:
The trail progresses through stone gates and Mani walls all the way to the Village of Lho. The trek continues along the tapered path with views of snow- clad peaks to Pungen glacier. From Pungen glacier, we will move towards Samagaon. We will enjoy the views of Manaslu Mountain before heading towards Samagaon where we will visit Sama Gompa.
Day10: Rest Day at Samagaon:
10th day is dedicated to acclimatize our body with the elevating altitude. We can arrange side trip to Birendra Tal or we can walk upto the glacier valley and return back to Samagaon for overnight stay.
Day11: Trek to Samdo (3690m) 3hrs:
We will walk through the meadow of lush vegetation where we can see yaks grazing. We will leave the valley and mount to the ridge which blesses us with the panoramic view of Manaslu Mountain. 3hours of casual stroll will take us to the village of Samdo which exists nearer to Tibetan border. We will stay overnight at Samdo.
Day12: Trek to Dharmashala (4450m) 4hrs:
After having the hurried meal, we will exit the village of Samdo and cross the river which takes us to Larkya Bazaar. We will climb up from Larkya Bazaar to reach Dharmashala where we will stay overnight.
Day13: Trek to Bhimphedi (3590m) via Larkya La Pass (5220m) 8hrs:
The trail will mostly be escalating throughout the day. We will climb to Cho Chanda and reach Larkya La Pass. We will enjoy amazing views of the peaks which are as diverse as Himlung Mountain, Gyagi Kung, Annapurna II and Kang Kuru peaks. Admiring the view, we will drop down through moraines to Bhimphedi.
Day14: Trek to Tilje (3900m) 5hrs:
Trekking on 14th day begins by following the easy trail that advances through the crop fields to the foothill of Karcha La Pass. We will conquer Karcha La Pass by following the steep trail and enjoy the views from the top afterwards which we will lower down to forest of blooming rhododendrons. We will finally make it to Tilje where we will stay overnight.
Day15: Trek to Chamche:
We will choose the downward trail that stretches through woods of blooming alpine flowers. The trail will take us to Marsyangdi Valley. We will cross the suspension bridge and head towards Chamche where we will stay overnight. Arrival at Chamche will be the end of Manaslu circuit.
Day16: Drive to Kathmandu 9-10hrs:
Local jeep will take us back to Besisahar. After arriving at Besisahar, we will drive back to Kathmandu which usually takes about 9hours. We will drive back to hotel and stay overnight.
This day marks the end of ‘Manaslu Circuit Trek’. You will be assisted in the last moment preparation and then you will be dropped at Tribhuvan International Airport from where you will catch a flight to your next destination. We are happy to serve you and we will be expecting your visit soon.
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