Manaslu trekking itinerary – detail day by day guideline program
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu / welcome diner / hotel accommodation.
We customise the airport transportation to all of our Manaslu trekking group members as per their flight.
Make sure to look for the Mountain Monarch clip board on your arrival in Kathmandu.
Initial arrival information given and evening will be highlighted with group Nepal welcome dinner with cultural program. Make sure to have camera with you on dinner time.
Day 02: Cultural Sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
Half day world heritage cultural tour in morning after the breakfast.
Afternoon trek briefing and trek gear distribution.
Mountain Monarch prepared the special trekking permit for your Manaslu trek today.
Day 03: Drive to Sodi to start the around Manaslu trek
Today we take around 8 hrs drive to Sodi to start our trip to Around Manaslu.
Day 04-05: Trekking to Jagat
Pass steep rocky trail and villages along the Budhigandaki River.
Pass Natural hot spring
We stay at tea house at Jagat near by first entry Police Check post.
Day 06 - 08: Trek to Akle Bhatti ( 1606 m)
We cross several Mane walls indicate we are now entering a region of Tibetan influence.
Cross suspension bridge over Burigandaki River.
Stay Aklebhiati beyond Philim village regional administration sub district.
The trail enters a steep slopes uninhabited gorge and cross Iron bridge over Buri Gandaki river where the river is at its narrowest.
Namrung village has basic shelters and a police check post that controls access to the upper part of the valley.
Day 09 - 11: Trek to Shya 3530 meter
We enter the Nupri Region, inhabited by descendants of Tibetan immigrants.
Pass through several villages of Barcham, Li, and Sho
Spectacular views of Manaslu, Manaslu North, and Naike Peak, Himal Chuli, Ngadi Chuli (Peak 29) are highlight of the day.
Descends onto a rock-strewn moraine and scale across the boulders to emerge onto a ridge overlooking the extensive pastures and fields of Samagaon (3,541m).
Acclimatisation day at Samagaon (3,541m)
A day to take gentle hikes above the Village and visit to the monastery in the afternoon.
Day 12 -14: Trek to Samdo ( 3872 m)
Trail is at first gentle then gets rougher as it reaches a yak trains.
Village Samdo (3,872m) is nestled behind a ridge. (3-4 hours.)
We descend on a wide trail to the river and then begin the climb toward the Larkya La and climb the only shelter on the route to the pass,
A teahouse at 4,480m with views of the Larkya Glacier.
Day 15: Cross the Larkye La 5213 meter and trek to Bhimthang
Today we cross the Larkya La (5,213m) is the highest point of the around Manaslu trek.
Views are tremendous: Himlung Himal (7,125m/23,373′), Cheo Himal (6,820m/22,370′), Kang Guru (6,980m/22,898′), and Annapurna II (7,940m/26,041′).
Drops steeply and traverses scree slopes to another grassy moraine down to a large meadow and camp at Bimtang (3,720m), situated in a huge valley surrounded by high peaks. About 8-9 hours.
Day 16 - 17: Trek to Tilje 2368 meter
We descend down to diverge of Dudh Khola.
The trail continues to Tilje through village Gho.
Marsyandi Valley seems wider and finally the teahouses of Dharapani become visible.
We entry in police checkpoint at the village and then continue to Tal (1860m).
The last two days of our trek merge with classic Annapurna Circuit Trail.
Descend and cross the suspension bridge and hike through motorable road to Shreechour.
Day 18 - 19: Drive to Kathmandu and free day in Ktm
Drive to Kathmandu initially on dirt road and then on black top it is about 8 hours drive.
Browsing internet and shopping in the Thamel area or exploration of sights and sounds in your rest day in Kathmandu.
Day 20: Manaslu trekking ends / airport transfer
Today is the last day on your trip to Around Manaslu.
We make sure to have airport transfer as per your flight details.