Manaslu-Tsum Valley-Ganesh Himal-Annapurna Trek

  • Trip duration 20 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
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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 via jeep from Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft) to Arughat ( 608 M/1,994ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02: Trek from Arughat to Lapubesi (884 M/2,900ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Trek from Lapubesi to Tatopani (990 M/3,248ft), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: Trek from Tatopani to Philim (1,570 M/1,870ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Trek from Philim to Chumling (2,386 M/7,828ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Trek from Chumling to Chhokang Paro (3,031 M/9,944ft), (5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Trek from Chhokangparo to Nile (3,361 M/11,026ft), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Trek from Nile to Chhokangparo (3,031 M/9,944ft), 6-7 hrs via Mu Gompa (3,700 M/12,139ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Trek from Chhokangparo to Gumba Lungdang (3,200 M/10,498ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Trek from Gumba Lungdang to Ganesh Himal Base Camp (Approx. 4,800 M/15,748ft) and back to Gumba Lungdang (3200 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Trek from Gumba Lungdang to Lokpa (2,240 M/7,349ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Trek from Lokpa to Ghap (2,397m/7,864ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13: Trek from Ghap to Lho (3,180 M/10,433ft), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14: Trek from Lho to Samagaon (3,520 M/11,584ft), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,875 M/12,713ft), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16: Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala/Larke Phedi (4,460 M/14,632ft), 3-4hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 17: Trek from Dharamsala to Bimtang (3,590 M/11,778ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 18: Trek from Bimtang to Dharapani (1,963 M/6,440ft), 7-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 19: Trek from Dharapani to Bahundada (1,310 M/4,297ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 20: Trek from Bahundada to Besisahar (760 M/2,493ft), 3-4 hrs and drive to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L)

Cost Includes:

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport private transportation,
  • Kathmandu accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Bus Kathmandu-Arughat, Besisahar-Kathmandu,
  • Manaslu & Annapurna Restricted Area Entry Permit (MCAP & ACAP),
  • Special restricted Manaslu region entry permit,
  • Special restricted Tsum Valley entry permit,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge & Home-stay accommodation during the trek,
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced & strong mountain trekking porter,
  • All program according to itineraries on full board,
  • 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) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Your Travel-Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic & soft 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 01Drive via jeep from Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft) to Arughat ( 608 M/1,994ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02Trek from Arughat to Lapubesi (884 M/2,900ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03 Trek from Lapubesi to Tatopani (990 M/3,248ft), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04Trek from Tatopani to Philim (1,570 M/1,870ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05Trek from Philim to Chumling (2,386 M/7,828ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06Trek from Chumling to Chhokang Paro (3,031 M/9,944ft), (5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07Trek from Chhokangparo to Nile (3,361 M/11,026ft), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08Trek from Nile to Chhokangparo (3,031 M/9,944ft), 6-7 hrs via Mu Gompa (3,700 M/12,139ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09Trek from Chhokangparo to Gumba Lungdang (3,200 M/10,498ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10 Trek from Gumba Lungdang to Ganesh Himal Base Camp (Approx. 4,800 M/15,748ft) and back to Gumba Lungdang (3200 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11Trek from Gumba Lungdang to Lokpa (2,240 M/7,349ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12Trek from Lokpa to Ghap (2,397m/7,864ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13Trek from Ghap to Lho (3,180 M/10,433ft), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14Trek from Lho to Samagaon (3,520 M/11,584ft), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,875 M/12,713ft), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala/Larke Phedi (4,460 M/14,632ft), 3-4hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 17 Trek from Dharamsala to Bimtang (3,590 M/11,778ft), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 18Trek from Bimtang to Dharapani (1,963 M/6,440ft), 7-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 19Trek from Dharapani to Bahundada (1,310 M/4,297ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 20Trek from Bahundada to Besisahar (760 M/2,493ft), 3-4 hrs and drive to Kathmandu (1,350 M/4,429ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L)

Departure Detail

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29 December, 2017 17 January, 2018 US $0 Available Book Now

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 3 people in a group.
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