Manaslu Trek via Dhaulagiri

  • Trip duration 34 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate & Technical
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Trip Overviews:

The Manaslu region offers many trekking options. This trek starts from Arughat Bazaar and ends in Besisahar, the starting point of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. The trek Lead us an ancient salt–trading route along the steep sided Budhi Gandaki River. From Deng, the slopes of ravines ease and views of snow peaks start appearing from Ligaon. Further from Lhogaon, an impressive view of Manaslu, with its double peak, appears described as "a soaring monarch with a double-edged summit towering above fields of barley.

This trail follows the pine-forested Syala village, which has the backdrop of many horseshoe-shaped peaks, and reaches the village of Samagaon at the foot of Manaslu. There is a Buddhist monastery at Samagaon, where monks and nuns reside. After half a day’s trek from Samagaon, the village of Samdo is reached. Samdo is the highest village in the Budhi Gandaki valley and is inhabited by Bhotias. This village commands a view of the valley and Pang Phuchi village with a backdrop of the Tibetan border. Further trekking leads along a major secondary valley to the Larkha La. Along this route, Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal and Kang Guru are seen, along with occasional views of the Annapurna massif. From here, the meadowland of Bimtang (Bimdakhoti) is reached, from where Manaslu is clearly visible.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu (1350 m/4,429ft) to Arughat (608 M/1,994ft), 8-9 hrs and trek to Sanju-Machha Khola (900 M), 2-3 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02: Trek from Sanju to Mahabir (1,800 M/6,905ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Trek from Mahabir to Lopark (2,000 M/6,561ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Trek from Lopark to Jagat (1,370 M/4,494ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Trek from Jagat to Dang (2,310 M/7,578ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Trek from Dang to Namrung (2,540 M/8,333ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Trek from Namrung to Sama (3,390 M/11,122ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Acclimatize rest and exploring day around Sama (3,390 M/11,122ft),
  • Day 09: Trek from Sama to Samdo (3,690 M/12,106ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Trek from Samdo to Dhramshala (4,460 M/14,632ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Trek from Dhramshala to Bhimthang (3,590 m/11,778ft) via crossing Manaslu Pass, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Trek from Bhimthang to Tilje (3,900 M/12,795ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13: Trek from Tilje to Dharapani (1,860 M/6,102ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14: Trek from Dharapani to Koto (1,600 M/5,249ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15: Trek from Koto to Phu (2,930 M/9,612ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16: Trek from Phu to Na (4,110 M/13,484ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 17: Trek from Na to Kangla Base Camp (5,306 M/17,408ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 18: Trek from Kangla Base Camp to Nawol (3,600 M/11,811ft) via crossing Kang-La Pass (5,306 M/17,408ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 19: Trek from Nawol to Manang (3,560 M/11,697ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 20: Acclimatize rest and exploring day around Manang (3,560 M/11,697ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 21: Trek from Manang to Ledar (4,200 M/13,779ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 22: Trek from Ledar to Throng Phedi (4,450 M/14,599ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 23: Trek from Throng Phedi to Muktinath (3,760 M/12,335ft) via crossing Throng-La Pass (5,416 M/17,769ft) and drive to Marpha (3760 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 24: Rest and trip preparation day for Dhauglagiri at Marpha (2,670 M/8,759ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 25: Trek from Marpha to Yak Kharka (3,680 M/12,073ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 26: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thapa Peak Base Camp (4,560 M/14,960ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 27: Trek from Thapa Peak Base Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,740 M/15,551ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 28: Trek from Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Italian Base Camp (3,660 M/12,007ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 29: Trek from Italian Base Camp to Dobang (2,520 M/8,267ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 30: Trek from Dobang to Baghara (2,080 M/6,824ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 31: Trek from Baghara to Muri (1,850 M/6,069ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 32: Trek from Muri to Babiyachaur (950 M/3,116ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 33: Trek from Babiyachaur to Beni (830 M/2,723ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 34: Drive from Beni to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L).

Cost Includes:

  • Private transportation: Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Kathmandu hotel accommodations in Bed & Breakfast Basis,
  • Bus Kathmandu-Arughat (Yourself & staffs),
  • Private transport Beni-Kathmandu (Yourself & staffs),
  • Annapurna and Manaslu Conservation Area Entry Permits (ACAP & MCAP),
  • Special Manaslu and Dhaulagiri regions entry permit,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),
  • Teahouse (Lodge) accommodation during the trek,
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide(s),
  • Experienced & strong mountain trekking porter(s),
  • All program according to itineraries on full board service,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • All kind of rescue arrangements,
  • All kind of local and government TAX-VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) in Kathmandu,
  • Your Travel-Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned price include section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01 Drive from Kathmandu (1350 m/4,429ft) to Arughat (608 M/1,994ft), 8-9 hrs and trek to Sanju-Machha Khola (900 M), 2-3 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02Trek from Sanju to Mahabir (1,800 M/6,905ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03Trek from Mahabir to Lopark (2,000 M/6,561ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04Trek from Lopark to Jagat (1,370 M/4,494ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05 Trek from Jagat to Dang (2,310 M/7,578ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06 Trek from Dang to Namrung (2,540 M/8,333ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07Trek from Namrung to Sama (3,390 M/11,122ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08Acclimatize rest and exploring day around Sama (3,390 M/11,122ft),
  • Day 09Trek from Sama to Samdo (3,690 M/12,106ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10Trek from Samdo to Dhramshala (4,460 M/14,632ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11Trek from Dhramshala to Bhimthang (3,590 m/11,778ft) via crossing Manaslu Pass, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12 Trek from Bhimthang to Tilje (3,900 M/12,795ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13 Trek from Tilje to Dharapani (1,860 M/6,102ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14 Trek from Dharapani to Koto (1,600 M/5,249ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15 Trek from Koto to Phu (2,930 M/9,612ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16 Trek from Phu to Na (4,110 M/13,484ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 17 Trek from Na to Kangla Base Camp (5,306 M/17,408ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 18Trek from Kangla Base Camp to Nawol (3,600 M/11,811ft) via crossing Kang-La Pass (5,306 M/17,408ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 19Trek from Nawol to Manang (3,560 M/11,697ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 20Acclimatize rest and exploring day around Manang (3,560 M/11,697ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 21Trek from Manang to Ledar (4,200 M/13,779ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 22Trek from Ledar to Throng Phedi (4,450 M/14,599ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 23Trek from Throng Phedi to Muktinath (3,760 M/12,335ft) via crossing Throng-La Pass (5,416 M/17,769ft) and drive to Marpha (3760 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 24Rest and trip preparation day for Dhauglagiri at Marpha (2,670 M/8,759ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 25Trek from Marpha to Yak Kharka (3,680 M/12,073ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 26Trek from Yak Kharka to Thapa Peak Base Camp (4,560 M/14,960ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 27Trek from Thapa Peak Base Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,740 M/15,551ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 28 Trek from Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Italian Base Camp (3,660 M/12,007ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 29 Trek from Italian Base Camp to Dobang (2,520 M/8,267ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 30Trek from Dobang to Baghara (2,080 M/6,824ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 31 Trek from Baghara to Muri (1,850 M/6,069ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 32Trek from Muri to Babiyachaur (950 M/3,116ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 33 Trek from Babiyachaur to Beni (830 M/2,723ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 34Drive from Beni to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L).

Trip Note

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.
  • Price subjected to change if there are more than 2 people in a group.
  • We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.
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