Manasolu Trek

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destination
Manaslu Region
duration 17 days
maximum altitude 5350m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $1980

itinerary

  • Our representative will pick you up from the airport after your landing and escort you to the Hotel. 
  • You can complete the checking-in procedure and enjoy a night’s rest.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 1400m

  • After the morning breakfast, there will be a short briefing regarding the upcoming trek where the Team Leader will give the information about the trek, trekking route, and necessary equipment for the journey.
  • After the briefing, we will head out for a thorough guided tour of Kathmandu Valley.
For Meals
  • Breakfast Included
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  • Hotels / Lodges

  • We travel towards the North Mid West of Nepal from Kathmandu by bus.
  • Our nearly 7 hours journey will take us to Soti Khola, via Arughat.
  • Arughat is a large town within the vicinity of the Gorkha district near Budi Gandaki River which flows from the glacier of Manaslu.
  • From Arughat, we transfer to a private Jeep or similar automobile for a couple of hours of drive on a dirt road to reach the small farm settlement of Soti Khola.
  • Overnight in Soti Khola.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 730m

  • Our trek starts following the Budi Gandaki river upstream, then crossing over Nuali Khola with views of beautiful waterfalls, walk leads on stone steps to reach Machha Khola.
  • Overnight in Machha Khola.
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  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 930m

  • Trek onwards from Machha Khola and walk to Khola Beshi a small farm village from here on a winding path reaching Tatopani “Hot Spring” an opportunity for a hot bath.
  • After the brief stop, walk past the villages of Dovan and Yaruphant. The trail eventually ends after we cross a small suspension bridge and reach Jagat.
  • Overnight in Jagat.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 1410m

  • From Jagat, walk leads higher following Buri Gandaki River, then across small farm villages of Sidibas Bazaar.
  • Take a small descent from Sidibas Bazaar and cross a small bridge to reach Nagjet. From Nagjet, we climb for a while to reach Philim village.
  • Trek onwards through terraces of golden wheat’s and barley, as the climb reaches a rocky ridge top and into the Bamboo forest area and finally ending at Dying village. The climate starts to get cooler from here on forward and the Tibetan culture becomes more prominent.
  • Overnight in Dying village.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 1800m

  • After Dying, the trekking trail starts gaining elevation slowly as we enter the Himalayan Alpine area.
  • The trek then takes descent towards Bihi Bazaar. Following a few uphill and downhill trail, we reach the village of Ghap.
  • Overnight in Ghap.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2160m

  • We walk along a pleasant trail of Budi Gandaki River and cross through several small villages with cultivated farm fields of barley, wheat, and millets then reaching Numrung village.
  • From Numrung village, the massive North face of Manaslu Peak can be seen.
  • We pass through a few small villages like Banjham, Lhi, and Sho, we climb to Shrimp village and walk for a while to reach Lho Gaon.
  • Overnight in Lho Gaon.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3180m

  • After Dying and Lho-Gaon, altitude gains to a cooler temperature, where tree lines drop for few Shrubs, Juniper bushes, and Juniper trees.
  • The trail is full of the gorgeous vista of snow-capped mountains and walking in the cool mountain breeze will be a delight.
  • After a few hours of hike, reach Samagaon, which lies on the route to Manaslu Base Camp.
  • Overnight in Samagoan.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3530m

  • To ready our body for the upcoming high altitude, we take a day off at Samagaon to acclimatize.
  • We can roam around the wonderful Samagaon and nearby settlement today.
  • Overnight in Samagaon.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges

  • The morning walk leads towards Samdo village located on route Tibet border, the local visits to Tibet for trade been on the line of trading for hundreds of years.
  • Our morning walk starts with a slow climb on the barren dry country with views of stunning peaks, a walk finally reaching Samdo.
  • Overnight in Samdo.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3860m

  • Today a short day walk to Larkya Phedi / Dharmasala crossing rivers, heading towards a more dry and barren country.
  • Except for the high elevation and few ups and downs, the trek to Larkyaphedi will be relatively easy. Larkyaphedi lies exactly at the base of Larkya La Pass.
  • Overnight in Larkyaphedi.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 4460m

  • Today will be a long and tough day. We start early in the morning to reach the top of Larkya La Pass at 5214m.
  • The long and steep climb will be full of amazing views of the surrounding mountains, hills, and valleys.
  • After a tiring climb reaching on top of the pass, the top ridge festooned with Buddhist prayer flags. From here with short rest and catching amazing views then a long descend leads back into the green forested area to Bimthang.
  • Overnight in Bimthang.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 3720m

  • The hard part of the trek is over and now we just gradually make easy descend on the trail.
  • We descend gently, passing through paddy fields towards the small Karcha La pass and descends through fir tree and rhododendron forests to Tilje.
  • Overnight in Tilje.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 2830m

  • Descending through Tilje village with the beautiful stone-paved route, cross the suspension bridge over the Dudh Khola.
  • The trail then climbs up through a Chorten-shaped arch entering Thonje village. then l continue towards Dharapani and then to Karte village.
  • After crossing a bridge over Marsyandi Khola we will head towards the village of Tal.
  • Overnight in Tal.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
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  • Hotels / Lodges
Altitude
  • 1720m

  • A last day in the Himalayan mid-hills after breakfast drive on the dirt road for few hours passing through several farm villages and to the large town of Beshishar.
  • The road network from Besisahar is good so, the rest of the drive will be seamless.
  • The scenic 8 hours drive on the highway with green hills and thundering rivers by the side will be one of the best highlights of the entire trek.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

  • Our representative will pick you up from your hotel (approximately three hours prior to your scheduled flight) for you departure.
For Meals
  • Included BLD
For Accommodation
  • Hotels / Lodges

excludes

  • Lunch and dinner  in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.