Manasolu Trek

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destination
Manaslu Region
duration 17 days
maximum altitude 5350m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $1989
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On arrival into Tribhuvan International Airport, Katmandu, one of our team will be there to greet you with our Soul Himalaya banner and then drive you to the hotel. Once here you can unwind and rest, hook into the free wifi or explore the local area. During the evening there will be a welcome dinner to meet and greet with your ‘trekking guide team’ members and all other trekkers on this amazing adventure to manasolu trek.
 

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After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we’ll have a trip orientation to learn about your stay in Nepal and answer any questions/concerns about the itinerary. Most importantly after the briefing, we will go through the checklist of all the required gear and items and make sure you are equipped for the journey. If you require more items, there are many local trekking shops to accommodate what you need. After checking each person is fully equipped, we’ll go out on a Katmandu Sightseeing Day Tour, around one of the important cultural hubs of the valley. Katmandu city alone holds four heritage sites that are listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List.
 

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Drive to Soti-Khola 730 m via Arughat by Bus / Private Jeep – 07 hrs 
journeys An early morning start for a long drive to begin this adventure to Manaslu Circuit towards warmer areas around Nepal North Mid West, passing farm villages and towns as the drive reaches at Arughat a large town within the district of Gorkha near Buri Gandaki River which flows from the glacier of Manaslu. From here transfer on a jeep or similar type vehicle for a few hours drives on a dirt road to reach Soti-Khola for an overnight stop, a small farm village by the Soti-Khola (stream). 
 

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560m

From Soti-Khola starting our first-day walk following Buri Gandaki River upstream, then crossing over Nuali-Khola with views of beautiful waterfalls, walk leads on stone steps to reach Machha-Khola for an overnight stop, Machha-Khola means “stream with fishes”. 
 

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950m

After Macha-Khola, walk to Khola Beshi a small farm village from here on a winding path reaching at Tatopani “Hot Spring” an opportunity for a hot bath, after a nice stop walk continues passing Dovan and Yaruphant villages, and finally walk ends at Jagat village after crossing a short suspension bridge, a moderate size village with shops and stores.  

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1410m

From Jagat, walk leads higher following Buri Gandaki River, then across small farm villages of Sidibas Bazaar, from here a short climb with downhill to cross a bridge reaching Nagjet, then climb to Philim village, a large spread-out farm village, from Philim 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 for an overnight stop, from here air gets cooler where Tibetan culture villages start.

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1800m

After Dying altitude gains slowly, entering the high Himalayan alpine area, the walk continues with a descend towards Bihi Bazaar, a small village near the riverside, from here onward with much Tibetan culture, walk leads on 
The gradual trail with few short ups and down till Ghap village is reached for an overnight stop.

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2,160m

From Ghap village on a pleasant trail along the bank of Buri Gandaki River, crossing the river through scattered small farm villages with cultivated farm fields of barley, wheat, and millets then reaching at Numrung village with super North Face views of Mt. Manaslu, the walk continues passing few villages of Banjham, Lhi, and Sho, then altitude gains with an hour climb to Shrimp village, from here few hours of the good walk to Lho-Gaon for an overnight stop. 
 

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3,180m

After Dying and Lho-Gaon, altitude gains to a cooler temperature, where tree lines drop for few shrubs, juniper bushes, and Juniper trees, walking gradually on a nice trail with views of snow-capped peaks and finally reaching a large village of Samagaon, which lies on the route to Manaslu base camp. 
 

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3,530 m 

A perfect place with the right altitude for a rest day, necessary for acclimatization before heading higher area and over Larkya-La pass, on this free day hike around interesting Sama-Gaon villages.

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3530m

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. Here you can find many Chinese goods, Our morning walk starts with a slow climb on the barren dry country with views of stunning peaks, walk finally reaching Samdo for an overnight stop. 
 

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3,860 m

Today a short day walk to Larkya Phedi / Dharmasala crossing rivers, heading towards more dry and barren country, trek to Larkya Phedi is not tough except for high altitude walking with few short ups and downs and then completing morning walk at Larkya Phedi, at the base of Larkya-La pass, afternoon free at leisure for a short hike after having lunch. 

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 4,460 m

A tough and long day, starting early morning to reach on top of Larkya-La pass at 5,214 meters, walk leads on a long steep climb with amazing views of surrounding hills and valley and Mt. Manaslu, Larkya peak, Bouddha Himal, Himalchuli and of Peak 29. 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 for an overnight stop, after a hard long day walk. 

 

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3720m

After a tough trek of the previous day, today a leisurely easy walk downhill starts with a gentle climb through paddy fields towards the small Karcha La pass and descends through fir tree and rhododendron forests to Tilje. 
 

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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.

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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 headquarter of Lamjung district from here on the good road to Kathmandu with an interesting scenic drive then finally reaching at Kathmandu after completing this mesmerizing awesome adventure

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1350m

Our office representatives will escort you to the airport for your connecting flight home. It’s been wonderful meeting you & knowing you all of these weeks. We are sure you’ve had the vacation of a lifetime & we hope you will pass on your experiences to the generations to come. We will remember you & also hope you will remember us in the days ahead. Take care!!! You can place any of your complaints, recommendations or suggestions regarding any matter through our website. We would be very grateful if you could please write feedback or a review on the website at  Soul Himalaya treks online
 

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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.