Manaslu Circuit 16 Days Trek

16 day

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Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu arrival (1,300m)

Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Langtang Ri Trekking & Expedition representative will greet you in an airport & transfer you to your Hotel, after refreshment you will be picked from the hotel lobby to the office where you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days. We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details...
Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu arrival (1,300m)

Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Langtang Ri Trekking & Expedition representative will greet you in an airport & transfer you to your Hotel, after refreshment you will be picked from the hotel lobby to the office where you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days. We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details required for your trek permits, at this stage.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Twin/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing (1,300m)

Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
After breakfast, we start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. Escorting by an English speaking guide (can be provide any language speaking guide on request) be, try to give them a full taste of our vivid culture image and an enchanting manner of its people. In our sightseeing tour we go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Twin/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast

Day 3: Kathmandu to Arughat bazar to Soti khola (870m)

Pass By: Arughat Rural Municipality, Aarughat, Nepal
After breakfast, drive to Aarughat. The road till Dhading has an asphalt. The unsealed road from Dhading to Arughat bazaar is sometimes impassable after a heavy monsoon rain. The path will go along the Buri Gandaki all the way to its headwaters. The trail goes across forests populated by monkeys. When you reach a wide area of rice paddies you will come to Arkhet. From here the trail descends to a high cascading waterfall to kyorpani. This is a small village where there is Magar and Gurung people are living in. From here, the trail descends to Soti Khola. There are a good swimming hole and a small waterfall just above the trail.

Meals included:
• Lunch: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 4: Soti khola to Machha Khola Overnight in Trekking lodges BLD (869m)

Pass By: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
From here, the course will repeat ascents and descents to Almara, a village on the flank .move on, traversing the forest area. Continue a steep ascent on the rocky path, you will come across a stream.

The trail eventually makes its way down and past a few rice terraces, then up to the Gurung village of Lapubes

Meals included:
• Dinner: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 5: Machha Khola to Jagat (1,340m)

Stop At: Tatopani Hot Spring, Tatopani 33200 Nepal
From here, traverse the slope that has farm fields and rice paddies .further ahead the valley will become wider. There are views of Sringi Himal also called Chamar ( 7187m). The path will go down to the shores of white sand .trail still descends and ascents to mountain flank. After short decent, you will reach to Kani Goan. It is one of the big villages. soon after passing the village and crossing the Machha Khola and Namyung Khola you will reach to Kholabesi. Pass the village and the valley, follow the narrow path soon you will reach to Tatopani. where it has a hot spring.
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Dinner: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 6: Jagat to Deng (1,860m)

Pass By: Sirdibas, Nepal
Crossing the suspension bridge and passing through the forested area. following the path looks like it is carved in the rock to reach to Doban. Soon after crossing villages and suspension bridge in Doban Khola, trail repeating ascents and descents will come to Jagat. It has beautiful flagstone.

Meals included:
• Lunch: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 7: Deng to Ghap (2,230m)

Pass By: Manaslu Conservation Area, Dharapani, Nepal
Leaving the village and make a small ascending traverse. the path will go down to river shores. Pass the Gata Khola village and Shar Khola .finally it offering a pleasant walk through bamboo forests to the Deng Khola. You will reach to Deng.. at the tiny village of Deng you enter to Nepri. This part of Nepri is known as Kutsang. It is a small village of Gurung and it has a strong Tibetan influence. The path will go down to river shores. Steep cliffs continue to surround the valley. Crossing a suspension bridge to reach to Lana. The path will become a gentle ascent till Bih. From here on, traverse through the forest to come to farm fields and go through the Khani then you are in Ghap.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 8: Ghap to Lho (3,180m)

Pass By: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
Climbing through a forest of firs, rhododendrons and oaks the trail enters the closely packed houses of Lihi (2900m). The trail leaves the Lihi village and enters another village of Sho (2960m) where you get spectacular views of Manaslu North (7157m) and Naike peak (5515m) and further you reach the small settlement of Shrip. After climbing some time you reach the village of Lho.

Meals included:
• Lunch: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 9: Lho to Sama Gaun (3,520m)

Pass By: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
After passing through Bengsam village, LI and Khani you will come to Hinan Khola. Crosses the streams, you will come to Sho village. From where the views are open Naike peak, Manaslu north peak, and Manaslu. Lho has wide farm fields on the gentle mountain flank, it is a large village with many houses and a fine Gompa. The view from here is excellent. Soon after the junction, you will cross the stream using the wooden bridge and zigzag up the forested area to reach Honsanho Gompa. Where it has an open view. After crossing Pungen glacier valley will become wider. Move on from one Chorten to another to reach same. Which is surrounded by a large number of Mani stones and Chortens. The Gompa on the top of the hill is very fine and worth visiting.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 10: Acclimatize In Samagaon (3,520m)

Pass By: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
We will take a rest and acclimatization day here with an optional hike to Pung-Nguyen Gompa, or the day can be spent immersing oneself in the daily life of Sama Gompa.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 11: Sama Gaun to Samdo (3,875m)

Pass By: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
Passing by the foot of the great, white slide that is the Manaslu Glacier we pass the trail that branches off to Manaslu Base Camp. Our path enters a woodland where we might see marmots in the birch and juniper bushes before a final steep ascent brings us to the charming village of Samdo. The village has a well-established Tibetan refugee community –with Tibet being only a morning’s walk away.

Meals included:
• Lunch: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 12: Samdo to Dharmasala (4,460m)

Pass By: Larkya La Pass, Larkya La Trail, Thoche 33500, Nepal
It is a good day for acclimatization before crossing Larke pass. After an easy first part today we cross the Budhi Gandaki for a final time before the trail gradually rises through juniper and tundra with a viewpoint overlooking the Larkya La glacier. Climbing further we arrive at the Spartan Larkya Rest House.

Meals included:
• Lunch: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 13: Dharmashala –Larke pass (5160m) to Bhimathang (3,590m)

Stop At: Larkya La Pass, Larkya La Trail, Thoche 33500, Nepal
An early morning start is needed for what is to be a particularly tough and extended day. A pre-dawn start to avoid gale force wind which usually gains in strength after mid-day at the pass. After a long gradual climb alongside a moraine, we make a short descent to a glacial lake and reach the head of the moraine (4,700m) which we cross to climb to the ridge top. Four frozen lakes lie below and then it is up to the crest of the Larkya La (5,100m). The reward for these difficult trekking conditions is brilliant westerly views of Himlung Himal, Kanguru, and Annapurna II as well as the looming omnipresence of Manaslu. On the steep descent, we drop around 600m in less than an hour. Our trail then levels off onto yak pastures before finally reaching Bimtang, a collection of typical summer kharkas.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 14: Bhimthang to Tilje (2,300m)

Pass By: Mount Manaslu, Gorkha 44600 Nepal
We descend on easier terrain through meadows and pine and rhododendron forest, until arriving in Hampuk. Then the path drops further, following the course of the Dudh Khola, crossing the stream fed by the snows of the Kichke Himal and arrive at Karche and then onto the village of Gho – where rice is back on the menu and Nepalese ‘dhal bhat’ is revisited. Keeping to the west bank of the river, the afternoon is one of gradual descent to the Gurung settlement of Tilije which is famous for its apple brandy.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation.
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 15: Tilje to Dharapani by walk than drive to Besisahar (960m)

Stop At: Besisahar, Lamjung, Besisahar 33600, Nepal
Leaving Tilije we cross to the eastern side of the Dudh Khola and match the gradient of the river down to Dharapani. Here is Dudh Khola’s confluence with the Marsyangdi and also our meeting with the Annapurna Circuit trail which is ascending towards Manang. From this point, we will take local sharing Jeep to Besisahar.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Food would be provided on the MAP basis that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with accommodation
Accommodation included: You will be accommodated at local tea houses and will be served the facilities provided by local teahouses.

Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu (1,300m)

Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
The bus journey will take 6-7 hours to arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel at Thamel.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: You will be warmly welcomed at Kathmandu with a farewell dinner at a restaurant as an honor for a successful trek.
Accommodation included: Twin/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast
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Important Details

Included
  • 6x Lunch
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of guide & Porter
  • Twin/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast
  • 2x Breakfast
  • Dharapani Besisahar local jeep reserve transportation& Besisahar Kathmandu by private transportation
  • All government taxes
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide
  • Sleeping bag
  • Entry/Admission - Thamel
  • ACAP & MCAP
  • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Tatopani Hot Spring
  • Accommodation included: 16 nights
  • 8x Dinner
  • First aids kit
  • Entry/Admission - Besisahar, Lamjung
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement
  • Twin sharing Accommodation in normal tea house during trek
  • One porter between each two clients while on trek
  • Farewell dinner
  • Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
  • Meals – Breakfast with 2 cups of tea/ coffee, lunch, dinner – during the trek
  • Kathmandu / Aarughat/ Soti khola private transportation
  • TIMS
  • Trekking map for group
Not Included
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Anything not specified in cost include section
  • Tea coffee in Lunch & Dinner time during trek
  • Client's insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks etc.
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • Drinking water,Electricity bills, hot shower during trek
  • Tips for guide & Porter & Driver
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • International Airfare
Departure Point
Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick up from the Tribhuwan International Airport and drive you to our office Langtang Ri Trekking and Expedition located at Thamel center for backpackers from where every backpacker's trekking journey begins and ends.

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.