Manaslu Trekking Itinerary

Day 01Arrival and transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu

Upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport, our airport representative welcome you and give you short info about Kathmandu and directly drive to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
Day 02Kathmandu Valley sightseeing

Our professional tour guide support you to makes city tour like in world heritage sights UNESCO. Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupati Nath Temple and Bouddhanath Stupa and back to Hotel. 

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
Day 03Kathmandu- Sotikhola (715m.)7/8 hours drive.

This is the day you take long Bus to Sotikhola (715m). Along the way, we can see much beautiful greenery landscape, rivers and beautiful views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Makalu mountain ranges. Overnight at Sotikhola.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guset House
  • Place: Sotikhola
  • Altitude: 715m
Day 04Sotikhola to Macchakhola (900m.) 5hrs.

The Soti Khola is the starting point of Manaslu Base Camp trekking. Beautiful rivers local village, Waterfalls, rice fields makes your treks more excited. The trekking trails is easier and flat comparatively, you may encounter some of the rare animals along the trekking. Over night at Guest House Full board meals included.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guset House
  • Place: Macchakhola
  • Altitude: 900m
Day 05Macchakhola to Jagat(13415m.) 5hrs.

This is the narrow exposed trail and need to Cross the Macchakhola which is known as a fish- steam. This is the small settlement of Gurung, Magar and Chhetri people. There are many scrambling up and down slops. And you will reach to the Tatopani(natural hot spring). After the short walk to forest, cross the river over the suspension bridge and walk uphill to Jagat overnight.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guset House
  • Place: Jagat
  • Altitude: 13415m
Day 06Jagat to Deng(1804M.) 5/6 hours

First section is easy going walk and cross the Bhudi Gandaki, the trail ascends through the rice terrace up to Philim. This is the quite big Gurung settlement and beautiful people. Once you cross the village, the route enters to uninhabited gorge. Cross the Budi Gandaki over the wooded cantilever bridge. Then trail makes its way up to western side and valley offering pleasant walk through the bamboo forest to Deng Khola once you cross the Khola, we reach to Deng village overnight at Deng.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Guset House
  • Place: Deng
  • Altitude: 1804M
Day 07Deng to Namrung(2630m.)5/6 hours.

After a short walk, the trail cross the Budi Gandaki. There are a shop where you can buy some drinks. The trail darts in and out of two ravines then coutinues to climb high above steep on the opposite side of the river then cross the Budi Gandaki here.we cross the Budi Gandaki several times today and come across several Gomba and Mani stone route. The trail follows the river upstream through a dense forest followed by a steep climb to Namrung. Overnight.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Namrung
  • Altitude: 2630m
Day 08Namrung to Lho gaou(2950m.)5/6 hours.

Now, the trail enters to the Nupri region. The people of this region are all descendants of Tibetain immigrants. Most of them dress Chubas, they are known as Bhote people. Today, you can enjoy walking through the rhododendron, firs and oak forest. Spectacular views of Manaslu and Manaslu North(7154m.) The trail then climbs samll steam and get to Lho, It is a big village with Monastery, gumba and Mani stone. Overnight at Lho Gaou.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Lho gaou
  • Altitude: 2950m
Day 09Lho gaou to Sama gaou (3520m.) 5/6 hours

We need to cross the ridge out of valley to the Bhudi Gandaki side, trek in and out through the rock strewn moraine. We climb steadily and pass through forests and reach Lihi, a wonder village with many mani stones,chortens and barley terraces. The trail drops and crosses the side valley of Simnang Himal with Ganesh Himal always close by. We further pass through Sho, Lho and Shyala villages before reaching Sama Village. We can enjoy breathtaking views of Mt. Manaslu from Lho village and also can explore the very popular Ribung Gompa. Shyala village we will be surrounded by high mountains like Himal Chuli and Peak 29 (Ngadi Chuli) to the left, and other snow summits to the right, and at the far end stands Ganesh Himal. This will be pleasant stay at Sama gaou.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Sama gaou
  • Altitude: 3520m
Day 10Acclimatization day

This is the acclimatize day, itself it is very beautiful day as Sama Gaou is one of the most spectacular village. You have couple of option to explore around. South of Samagaou, there is old Punge-gyen gompa, which is hidden behind the ridge in front of Manaslu. This is the best view point for beautiful landscape and surroundings .You take a rest to acclimatize and relax. You can hike to Manaslu Base Camp for excellent views of Samdo (Pangphuchuli), Nagdi chuli, Simnang Himal, Manaslu glacier and Manaslu ice fall. Stay overnight.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: Sama gaou
  • Altitude: 3520m
Day 11Sama Goun -Samdo 5hrs.

Trek to Samdo village is another pleasant day. The path is wide and properly managed. Passing pine forest and Mani wall, the view of the landscape and Manaslu ranges and Buddha Himal, Shringi Himal are most eye catching. After crossing the river through wooden bridge leads you to Samdo Gaun. Over night at Local lodge.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Samdo
Day 12Samdo-Dharmashala.

After acclimatization day in Sama gaou, people are more excited for the Larkya pass.Today, we descend on a wide gentle path, enjoy with the big old mani stone wall and chorten. Larkyabazer, is one of the Tibetan trade center. Upon crossing two streams and witnessing the Larkya Glacier we go around the valley of the Salka Khola and climb upagain to the big stone house (4480 m), a shelter called Larke Phedi. Overnight at Larke Phedi.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dharmashala
Day 13Dharmashala- Larkya pass (5160m.)- Bimtang(3720m.) 6/7 hours

Today,is the main day as we are going to cross the 5160m.Larkya- la pass which is one of the most beautiful and tremendous. The route is long and gentle climbing beside the moraine. The Larkya Glacier from offers great views of Cheo Himal(6820m.),Gyaji Kung, Kang Guru(6981m.),Annapurna range and Larkya Peak. Now, we descent along the top of a moraine, down steeply scree slopes. Ahead is a grassy moraine and a big Mani stone that leads to a large meadow. Finally you will be in Bimtang where you can have big night after the successful pass.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Bimtang
  • Altitude: 3720m
Day 14Bimtang to Tilje(2300m.) 4/5 hours

After the big day, you feel more relaxing and easy to walk down today as the trail drops from Bimtang meadow and cross the glacial stream. We can enjoy great views of Mt. Manaslu, Himlung Himal, Lamjung Himal and Cheo Himal. Cross the Dudh Khola over the wooden bridge and walk through the beautiful pine and rhododendron forest. You will be crossing few small settlement Hompuk, Gho where you can stop for lunchand continuously walk to Tilje and overnight.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tilje
  • Altitude: 2300m
Day 15Tilje- Dharapani(1920m.)-Chyamche (1430m) 6hours

The trail still descends through scrub forests and Marsyangdi valley looms. It takes couple of hours to get down to Dharapani. We need to cross the bridge over Dudh Khola and climb up through a chorten-shaped arch, pass a mani wall and reach the Thonje village.We go through a police checkpoint and continue to Dharapani. We can have lunch in the Dharapani. After having lunch we keep continue to Chyamche for night. Over night at Lodge.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chyamche
  • Altitude: 1430m
Day 16Chyamche-Beshisahar- Kathmandu 8hours.

After having healthy breakfast drive to Beshisahar and take another bus to Kathmandu. It is 177km to Kathmandu and takes 6 hours. This is beautiful bus ride along the way you can see many beautiful landscape, river, many cities and rice terrace. It is paved and smooth road which is easy and comfortable ride.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
Day 17Departure

As per your flight schedule, our office staff will see you off at Tribhuvan International Airport.