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Manaslu and Annapurna Trek brings two of the most best treks in Nepal

23 Days
Duration
5/10
Trip Grade
Per person
4,728 Meters
Max. Altitude

Manaslu and Annpurna Trek brings two of the most stunning treks in Nepal. Within same trekking permits you will get a chance to visit two areas, Manaslu and Annapurna Region with adding few more extra days on your holidays. Manaslu Trekking is Restricted Part of Nepal, this trekking starts from Dhading District (where Ganesh Himal Trekking lies) and ends in Annapurna Region. So you will anyhow need to buy Annapurna Conversation Area Project permit to do Manaslu Circuit Trekking

Heading north from Gorkha, Arughat along the Budhi Gandaki River, the route then turns westwards into a high alpine valley with distinctive Tibetan village and a number of fine monasteries. En route steeper way up to Larkya La pass (5213m) is will please you by eye-catching views of the Manaslu families, Larke Peak, Cheo Himal, Kangaru and more. At Dharapani, trek joins to Annapurna circuit and follows the Marsyangdi River upstream. After Pisang, we get dazzling views of snow-white and glaciated elevated peaks including Annapurna II, III and IV. Along the way there are several monasteries, lakes and caves that are appealing. The Tilicho Lake (4,920 m), the lake located in the peak elevation in the world. Crossing the pass is difficult because of awful climate and height problems. We come to the end of this wonderful route by crossing the Thorong La pass (5415m) to Jomsom. From there, we can also fly to Pokhara or follow the Kali Gandaki River.

During Manaslu and Annpurna Trek you will also trek through lowland villages to the isolated Manang region, through a pass (5,416 meters), and through the Muktinath and Kaligandaki valleys. En route there are two renowned mountain valleys, Manang and Mustang, which uphold the life inhabitants- Gurung, Managis, Magar and Thakali and their culture. The foremost few days you trek with a vision of the Annapurna and Manaslu ranges and then you cross the threshold of the Manang Valley. 

 


Day by Day Itinerary for Manaslu and Annapurna Trek

Day 01: Arrival and Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu (1350m)

Day 02:  Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

Day 03: Aarughat to Khursane (820m)

Day 04: Khursane - Machha Khola (890m)

Day 05:  Machha Khola to Jagat (1340m)

Day 06:  Jagat to Ngyak (2310m)

Day 07:  Ngyak to Ghap (2100m)

Day 08:  Ghap to Lho (3200m)

Day 09:  Lho to Samagompa (3500m)

Day 10: Sama Gaon to Manaslu Base Camp (4728m)

Day 11: Sama Gaon - Gompa - Samdo (3780m)

Day 12: Larkya Dharmasala (4450m).

Day 13: Dharmasala to Larkya La – Bimtang

Day 14: Bimtang – Dharapani (1790m)

Day 15: Dharapani - Chame (2630m)

Day 16: Chame to Pisang (3300m)

Day 17: Pisang to Manang (3500m)

Day 18: Manang - Acclimatization day

Day 19: Manang to Ledar (4250m)

Day 20: Ledar to Phedi or High camp (4600m)

Day 21: Phedi or High Camp to Muktinath (3800m)

Day 22: Jomsom to Pokhara

Day 23: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m)

Details Itinerary Manaslu and Annapurna Trek 

Day: 01 Arrival and Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu (1350m)
The representative of Nepal Trek Adventure & Expedition will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival and transfer you to check-in at the pre-booked Hotel in Kathmandu for overnight accommodation.

Day 02:  Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
Your sightseeing trip will start in the morning after breakfast. We will present a private vehicle and professional tour guide. The major sightseeing attractions are; Pasupatinath temple, Bauddhanath, Swoyambhunath (the Monkey temple), and Kathmandu durbar square. The afternoon includes a final briefing and preparations for the trek with save overnight accommodation in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Aarughat to Khursane (820m)
The trail today follows its valley, over countless ridges, to the Larkya La. The trek continues all the way through terraced rice paddies and millet fields to Arkhet Bazaar. From the glaciers of the Larke, Manaslu and Chuli Himals west of the trail, the Budi Gandaki rises; from the Jarkya, Nysing, Lajung and Kutang Himals to the north and water flow from the T-sum Valley and off the Ganesh Himal to the northeast. Then it crosses the Arkhet Khola, becomes rockier and rises precipitously to Khurepani before dropping to the river at Soti Khola.  At Khursane, we stay for a night.

Day 04: Khursane - Machha Khola (890m)
From Khursane, the trail rises over edges and passes cascades on a steep trail stick to the side of a cliff. It then drops to pass rice paddies before climbing to the attractive Gurung village of Labubesi. Further than, the valley opens out and the track slopes onto gravel banks along the river before rising to the village of Machha Khola (Fish River).And  above the river, we can see the 7 000m Ganesh Himal.  Overnight at Machha Khola

Day 05:  Machha Khola to Jagat (1340m)
After crossing Machha Khola (River) and Khola besi, there is a hot spring called "Tatopani". The path follows forested area after this we are on the way to Dovan. Below Dovan, there is a enormous rapid at Budhi Gandaki. As the elevation increases, the rapids and the scenery undergoes a complete change. At Jagat, there is a police check-post where the checkpoint of your trekking permit is situated. Overnight Tented Camp accommodation will set at Jagat for today. 

Day 06:  Jagat to Ngyak (2310m)
After climbing to a terraced hill of Saguleri and sight of Sringi Himal (7177m), we go on toward Sirish Gaon, Gandaki valley slender from here with soaring vertical walls takes about 6 hours walk. Overnight Tented Camp accommodation will place at Ngyak for today.

Day 07:  Ngyak to Ghap (2100m)
From Ngyak we will follow the track upstream of Deng River. We walk through a recently constructed rock tunnel from here. At Ghap, the Tibetan culture begins with Mani stones and Chortens all aroundin the region of with about 6 hours walk. Overnight Tented Camp accommodation will set at Ghap for today.

Day 08:  Ghap to Lho (3200m)
Today, from Ghap we walk across the wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki, you go after the path lined with houses that are spread with cultivated fields. At Namru, there is a police check post again. After Namru, across the Hinan river originating from Linda Glacier and continue on to Sho. Naike peak, Manaslu north (7774 m) and Manaslu (8150 m) are visible from here. Tonight we camp near a spring at Lho Gaon - a small village with overnight Tented Camp accommodation in full board plan.

Day 09:  Lho to Samagompa (3500m)
You will pass the stone gate and long Mani stones-wall of the village after Lho with complete view of Peak 29 to the front. You can make a side excursion to Pungen Glacier from here to get a very close up view of Manaslu. Follow the lateral moraine of Pungen Glacier toward Sama after about 6 hours, from where it takes another 20 minutes to reach Samagompa for night stop at Tented Camp.

Day 10: Sama Gaon to Manaslu Base Camp (4728m)
Today we have Manaslu Base Camp exploration day. Alternatively, you can also visit Birendra Tal. Then you have a free day, you can relax or do aas you like.

Day 11: Sama Gaon - Gompa - Samdo (3780m.)
From Sama Gaon we move down to Budhi Gandaki. The Larkya La trail passes several Mani walls and reaches Kermo Kharka. The trail then ascends steeply to find Samdo located behind an edge.

Day 12: Larkya Dharmasala (4450m).
You might visit a bit further on to Larkya hills for terrific view. The path forwards and climbs in and out of the gorge and reaches the only shelter on the route to the pass. 

Day 13: Dharmasala to Larkya La – Bimtang
This is one of the demanding days for trekker. So, every traveler should start quiet earlier. The trail goes somewhat through moraine to the Larke Pass Summit (5130m). Then the trail steeply descends to Bimtang (" Plain of Sand" in Tibetan Language). This enormous valley bounded by high peaks.

Day 14: Bimtang – Dharapani (1790m.)
From Bimthang, the trek moves down to Dudh Khola and reaches Gho crossing Pine and Rhododendron forests. At the foot of the valley, part of Lamjung Peak on top of the Marsyangdi valley comes into sight. The track keeps on to Dharapani via Tilje and Thonje villages.

Day 15: Dharapani - Chame (2630m.)
Today you will have a few sheer forested ridges, along with more than a few landslides on route and you will receive some astounding views of major Himalayan peaks. You will pass several villages via Bagarchhap, Danaque and more.

Days 16: Chame to Pisang (3300m)
Trek goes up through profound woods in a steep and narrow valley from Chame and crosses a river on a long bridge at 2910m. We then cross another bridge at 3040m, from there the view of the towering Paungda Danda rock face really begins to come into sight. From there the trail joins to climb to Pisang, 3200m.

Day 17: Pisang to Manang (3500m)
Trek moves up from Pisang through the upper part of the Manang district, the full effect of the monsoon by the Annapurna Range. People of this region, herd yaks and cultivate crops for part of the year in addition, they also keep on to enjoying special trading rights gained way back in 1784. Hongde, with its airstrip, at 3325m involves less climbing than the northern route via Ghyaru, though there are better views on the trail that follows the northern bank of the river. The trail continues past the charming but incompletely hidden village of Bryanga at 3475m to nearby Manang at 3500m.

Day 18: Manang - Acclimatization day
We spend a day acclimatizing in Manang. The whole day we spend by doing some fine day walks and observing the fantastic views around the village and the day time is best to gain altitude. At the end of the day, we return back to our accommodation & have a night rest.

Days 19: Manang to Ledar (4250m)
On this day, from Manang the trail makes an incline of nearly 2000m to the Thorung La (Thorung Pass) progressively through Tenki Manang, leaving the Marsyangdi Valley. We keep on walking along the Jarsang Khola Valley then to Ledar at 4250m.

Day 20: Ledar to Phedi or High camp (4600m)
The trail moves down to cross the river at 4310m we then go up up to Phedi at 4420m. We reach at the High Camp on the elevation of 4800m.

Day 21: Phedi or High Camp to Muktinath (3800m)
The journey from Phedi "foot of the hill" or at the foot to the 5416m Thorong La pass, begins quiet easy. Trek ascends all the way up to Thorong La pass then steeply down to Bhatti. During the trek, from the Thorong La top, you will have the magnificent views of Himalayan ranges in 360 deg angle. 

Day 22: Jomsom to Pokhara
We today fly from deepest gorge of the world between two huge mountain range of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri with many snow capped peaks. Upon your arrival at Lake Side of Pokhara valley, guide will transfer to your hotel and after check in leisure at your own.

Day 23: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m)
Passing through the picturesque countryside early in the morning, on the way will stop for breakfast and lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.

  • Two of the most stunning treks in 23 days package.
  • Need Annapurna conservation area project permit to go for Manaslu circuit trek.
  • Several monasteries, lakes and caves which can be explored.
  • Maximum altitude of this trek will be Thoreng La pass which is 5415m high.
  • Visit Manang and Mustang.

INCLUSIVE COST HEADING

  •  Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop facility by private tourist vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a two star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Lodges, Guest house accommodation during the trek.  (20 nights in a local lodge/teahouse while on trekking)
  • Trekking Map
  • 2  nights in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • NTA licensed English speaking guide.
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag and all necessary trekking gears on HIRE.
  • An experienced licensed holder Guide and Needed Porters as per as your group size. (MOSTLY 2 guest=1 porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • FAREWELL dinner program in typical Nepali surrounding.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.

EXCLUSIVE COST HEADINGS:-

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.  (Requires approximately USD 15 to 30 per person per day)
  • Lunch and Dinner while on Trekking. 
  • Extra Nights Hotel in Kathmandu
  • All conservation area and cultural heritage site entrance fees in city
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Any expense of personal nature.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (TIPS ARE ONLY EXPECTED NOT MANDATORY )
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Inclusive cost heading’.

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