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Manaslu Circuit Trekking-Nepal


The Manaslu circuit trekking is one of the best treks known for its solidarity and preservation. This region sees very few visitors so that the trails are less trodden making the journey a peaceful, natural and beautiful experience perfect for those seeking a getaway from the everyday busy lives – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Manaslu Circuit Trekking-Nepal

Manaslu circuit trekking
  • Beautiful and Serene.
  • But Underrated.

Manaslu Circuit Trekking
  • Manaslu Circuit Trekking is best known for its
    solidarity and preservation.

Trip itinerary
  • The Manaslu Circuit Trek is a 20 day itinerary
    which is longer than its much famous counterparts
    ABC EBC trekking.

Day 01-Arrival to Kathmandu
  • Brief about the entire trek on this day. Enjoy
    the best Thamel has on offer.

Day 02-Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • -Visit the numerous UNESCOs world heritage sites
    in Kathmandu Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath
    stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar
    Square and others.
  • -Fun day witnessing the beautiful mixture of
    religion, culture and architecture in the various
    areas of the capital city.

Day 03- Drive Kathmandu to Arughat (640m) and
trek to soti khola (710m)
  • Start the day early after breakfast.
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Dhading Besi on a nice,
    paved road enjoying the views of the hilly areas,
    terraces, fields and rivers.
  • Drive from Dhading Besi to Arughat a little
    rough one on rocky trails.
  • Decide on whether to trek to Soti Khola or to
    drive there and rest the night.

Day 04-Trek to Machha Khola (870m)
  • -Start the day early to reach our destination
    which will take about 6-7 hours.
  • -Section includes trekking through suspension
    bridges, sandy river bed, climbing over stone
    ridges behind a rocky cliff and waterfalls.

Day O5-Trek to Tatopani
  • -From Machhakhola follow a narrow trail.
  • -After a few ascends and descends, we reach a
    popular hot-spring, Tatopani.
  • -Spend the night here and can enjoy the natural
    sauna in the hot -spring

Day 06- Trek to Jagat
  • -Climb another ridge and cross the Budhi Gandaki
    on another suspension bridge.
  • -Climb a series of staircase and a ridge to reach

Day 07- Trek to Ekle Bhatti (1600m)
  • First reach Salleri after climbing a rocky ridge
    and then go towards Sirdibas
  • Continue to Ghatta Khola and then walk upstream
    through a long suspension bridge to reach a
    Gurung village in Phillim
  • From the lower points of the village, the trail
    turns north and through leveled trails amidst
    maize fields, we reach Ekle Bhatti

Day 08- Trek to Bihi Phedi (2130m)
  • -Start our trip from a steep gorge and then
    descend through grassy slopes to cross the Budhi
  • -Pass through bamboo forests to reach the Deng
  • -Cross the river to reach Deng Village

Day 09- Trek to Namrung (2630m)
  • -Brief walk from Deng and then cross the Budhi
    Gandaki and climb to reach Rana.
  • -After lots of river crossing and a beautiful
    walk through forest, we reach Namrung.
  • -Namrung is the best viewpoint for Siring and
    Ganesh Himal as well as Mt. Himal Chuli.

Day 10- Trek to Lho (3180m)
  • From Namrung a steep climb and passage through
    forests to Lihi, a village well known for its
    chortens and barley terraces.
  • Cross the side valley of Simnang
  • Pass through Sho
  • Reach Lho where we spend the night

Day 11- Trek to Samagaun (3500m)
  • -Cross the Shyala village
  • -Reach the Sama village where one gets to witness
    the amazing views of Mount Manaslu
  • -Breathtaking view of the high mountains along
    with glaciers is the highlight of the trip.

Day 12- Acclimatizing day at Samagaun
  • -Rest and acclimatize to the increasing
  • -Explore the surrounding areas
  • -Main attraction of the day is the Pungyen Gompa
    with a spectacular view of the glaciers
  • -Hike up to the gompa named after the two peaks
    of Manaslu which means bracelet

Day 13-Trek to Samdo (3860m)
  • Follow Budhi Gandaki River and cross it on a
    suspension bridge
  • Take the trail on the right to Larkya la.
  • Pass through Mani walls and juniper and birch
  • From a stone arch Kani will be visible cross it
    to reach samdo

Day 14- Trek to Dharamasala (4480m)
  • -Cross a wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki River
    begin a hike upwards
  • -Cross a few streams and enjoy the view of Larkya
  • -Make your way upwards to reach a guesthouse
    called Dharmashala.
  • -A short trek to Larke Phedi provides enough time
    to acclimatize.

Day 15- Cross the Larke Pass (5213m) down to
Bimtang (3720m)
  • Make a short climb and reach a valley on the
    north side of Larkya glacier with exquisite views
    of Larkya peak.
  • Ascend the moraines of a glacier which becomes
    quite steep at the end before reaching the pass
  • From here enjoy the breathtaking views of
    Himlung, Cheo, Kanggru and the Annapurna.
  • A longer walk than other days and reach the
    guesthouse among the low pastures at the dim
    lights of dusk
  • Finally reach Bhimtang, the exquisite view of
    Mount Manaslu makes every step worth it.

View from Bhimtang
Day 16-Bhimtang to Gho (2560m)
  • -Make your way down towards a high pasture and
    then a bridge over Dudh Khola
  • -Walk through rhododendron forests, narrow
    valleys and fields before making a climb to the
    river bank that leads to the village of Gho

Day 17- Tilche to Chamje (1430m)
  • Move in a stone paved path passing through a
    beautiful village and then cross a bridge over
    Dudh Khola
  • Move past an arch and Mani walls to get to the
    Thonje village
  • Pass through a police checkpoint
  • Make your way towards Dharapani from where you
    enter the Annapurna circuit section
  • Pass through a village, a bridge and Mani walls,
    reach a village situated at the foot of a large
    waterfall, Tal
  • Walk down 2 more hour then reach Chamje

Day 18-Chamje to Beshisahar (875m)
  • -Follow the trail that leads to the Jagat
  • -After crossing the Marsyangdi khola, you reach
    Marsyangdi valley.
  • -A descent through rhododendron forests takes you
    to the Syange village
  • -After a slight climb and a leveled walk from
    Bahun Danda, you reach the town of Besisahar.

Day 19- Drive back to Kathmandu from Beshisahar
  • -Drive along the banks of Marsyangdi and Trishuli
  • -Witness the beautiful scenery of rice fields,
    terraced farms, rivers and valleys and refreshing
    views of the hilly areas and mountains
  • -After a few hours journey, you reach Kathmandu

Day 20-Final transfer to airport for your flight
  • -On your last day of the trip, you will be
    dropped off at Tribhuvan International Airport
  • -Have a good time
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