Manaslu Trekking is the wonderful experience of visiting the desolate lands of Manaslu Region which boasts in being the abode of 8th highest mountain of the world- Manaslu Mountain. Manaslu is the grand mountain which is 8156m high. Manaslu Trek route continues through the restricted area and thus it demands special permit from Nepal Government.
Although the chosen path will be strenuous at several points, the sufferings will be compensated by the unmatched cultural insight and epic natural views that Manaslu trek offers. Activities that include walking nearby roaring rivers of Soti Khola, Machha Khola and budhi Gandaki River, climbing the high pass of Larkya La, enjoying spectacular views of Manaslu and Hiunchuli peaks and moving through several highland villages with wonderful opportunity to closely observe culture and ways of living of natives among many other things magnetically attract soaring numbers of adventure seekers in Manaslu Region each year.
Adventure Glacier is regularly operating Manaslu Trekking as 17-days package. It begins with 9hours drive to Sati Khola. The trail progresses through Arughat. We will move through Machha Khola, Jagat, Philim, Deng, Namrung, Samagaon, Samdo and Dharmashala and climb Larkya La Pass to reach Bhimphedi. We will walk further to Tilje and Chamche from where we will drive back to Kathmandu.
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Itinerary Outline of Manaslu Trekking:
Day01: Kathmandu Arrival
Day02: Tour preparation and sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day03: Drive to Soti Khola via Arughat
Day04: Trek to Machha Khola (900m) 5-6 hrs
Day05: Trek to Jagat (1340m) 6hrs
Day06: Trek to Philim (1700m) 5hrs
Day07: Trek to Deng (2095m) 5hrs
Day08: Trek to Namrung (2900m) 5hrs
Day09: Trek to Samagaon (3500m) 6hrs
Day10: Rest Day at Samagaon
Day11: Trek to Samdo (3690m) 3hrs
Day12: Trek to Dharmashala (4450m) 4hrs
Day13: Trek to Bhimphedi (3590m) via Larkya La Pass (5220m) 8hrs
Day14: Trek to Tilje (3900m) 5hrs
Day15: Trek to Chamche
Day16: Drive to Kathmandu 9-10hrs
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:
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.
Day 02: 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.
Day 03: 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.
Day 04: Trek to Machha Khola (900m) 5-6 hrs:
Soti Khola is the starting point of Manaslu Trekking. 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 will 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 ‘ManasluTrekking’. 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.