|Destination||Manaslu region with Annapurna|
|Lowest Altitude||Approximately 606 meters Arughat|
|Highest Altitude||Approximately 5416 meters Thorong la pass|
|Activities||Manaslu Circuit Trek with Annapurna Trek|
|Duration||22 Days Trip,20 Days trek|
|Start-End||Kathmandu-Arughat -Samagaon- Bimthang -Tilje- Pisang- Thorong la pass-Muktinath- Jomsom- Pokhara|
|Group Size||Minimum two to Maximum Fifty|
|Best Season||March-May, September-November|
|Cost||$1350 per person|
Manaslu circuit trek with Annapurna trek crossing Larkya la pass on Manaslu region and Thorong la pass on Annapurna region, incredulous trek to perceive natural richness with cultural abundance in single trail.
The mesmerizing trek to restricted and unbeaten region begins from Arughat on serpentine trail lined by colorful houses, green terrace fields stretched along the bank of beautiful Budi Gandaki river offering exuberant sensation of melodious sound generated from the collision of raging rapids on rocks of river and concludes on Jomsom of Annapurna region granting moment to perceive plethora of cultures like floating on ocean to peep diverse natural beauty.
Day One: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day Two: Enchanting journey to Arughat from Kathmandu on seven hours’ drive.
Day Three: Trek begins from Arughat to Soti Khola consuming six hours.
Day Four: Wander on zigzag path through villages, green valley to reach Machhakhola taking almost six hours.
Day Five: Trek from Machha khola to Jagat that takes about six hours.
Day Six: Enjoy magical vision of pine, rhododendron and waterfall on six hours’ trek to Deng from Jagat.
Day Seven: Trek from Deng to Ghap that takes about eight hours.
Day Eight: Trek from Ghap to Lho Village consuming about seven hours.
Day Nine: Trek from Lhogaon to Samagaon that takes about four hours.
Day Ten: Rest day at Samagaon for acclimatization.
Day Eleven: Trek from Sama Gaon to Larkya Lodge hosting comfortable Dharmashala to rest for visitors that takes about six hours.
Day Twelve: Trek from Larkya La Phedi and cross Larkya La (Pass) to reach Bimthang that takes about seven hours.
Day Thirteen: Trek from Bimthang to Tilje that takes about five hours.
Day Fourteen: Trek from Tilje to Bagarchhap crossing Karche la pass consuming about five hours.
Day Fifteen: Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame climbing uphill trail through pine and rhododendron forest taking about six hours.
Day Sixteen: Trek from Chame to Pisang consuming about about five hours.
Day Seventeen: Trek from Pisang to Manang that takes about five hours.
Day eighteen: We ascend world highest Thorong la pass to meet our next destination Muktinath that consumes almost eight hours.
Day Nineteen: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath and it takes about nine hours.
Day Twenty: We pass through culturally and naturally adorned villages Jharkot, Khinsar and Marpha on our five hours’ trek from Muktinath to Jomsom.
Day Twenty-one: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara which takes thirty-five minutes and return flight to Kathmandu from Pokhara.
Day Twenty-two: We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.
Note: We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at Tribhuvan International airport and transferred to hotel by private vehicle.
Day 02: Enchanting journey to Arughat from Kathmandu on seven hours’ drive.
We depart Kathmandu following downhill curves of Prithvi Highway on first part of day and head towards Arughat for overnight stay.
Day 03: Trek begins from Arughat to Soti Khola consuming six hours.
We begin our trek from Arughat following the flat trail along Budhi Gandaki river coast perceiving breath taking glimpse of green hills, pretty waterfall. We pass numerous villages and cross Sal, Chilaune and other vegetation forest on our way to Soti khola from Arughat.
Day 04: Wander on zigzag path through villages, green valley to reach Machhakhola taking almost six hours.
We trek steeply uphill along rugged path at beginning then move on downhill path till we reach at Lapu Besi; beautiful village settled by Mongolian people. Finally, we arrive at Machha Khola trekking on up and down trail from Lapu Besi.
Day 05: Trek from Machha khola to Jagat that takes about six hours.
We head to Khola Besi crossing Machha khola walking on narrow trail. We pass suspension bridges, beautiful waterfalls wandering on trail lining on coast of Budhi Gandaki river on our way to Jagat from Machhakhola.
Day 06: Enjoy magical vision of pine, rhododendron and waterfall on six hours’ trek to Deng from Jagat.
We climb rocky ridge up to Salleri then move down to Sirdibas. Then, pass through pine, rhododendron forest walking on flat leveled and easy path to arrive at Deng; beautiful village renowned for food like potatoes, buck, wheat and many more.
Day 07: Trek from Deng to Ghap that takes about eight hours.
We proceed our journey crossing Budhi Gandaki river to climb uphill path that passes waterfall, stream till we reach Shringi Khola then finally we arrive at Ghap; beautiful village residing on Tibetan areas.
Day 08: Trek from Ghap to Lho Village consuming about seven hours.
We cross Budhi Gandaki river to enter into alpine territory for fabulous mountain views then we climb upward till we reach Namrung. We follow flat steadily uphill trail that passes Tibetan village Sho from Namrung to find ourselves at Lhogaon for overnight stay.
Day 09: Trek from Lhogaon to Samagaon that takes about four hours.
We head to Samagaon with eye catching glimpse of peak 29 following the path that runs right bank of the river.
Day 10: Rest day at Samagaon for acclimatization.
Rest day at Samagaon; beautiful and tranquil village surrounded mountains, for acclimatization.
Day 11: Trek from Sama Gaon to Larkya Lodge hosting comfortable Dharmashala to rest for visitors that takes about six hours.
We leave Samagaon climbing gently uphill path that passes windy valley to arrive at Samdo located on alpine zone near Tibetan border then follow gently upward serpentine trail crossing wooden bridge over Budhi Gandaki river to arrive at Dharmasala residing on Larkya la Phedi for overnight stay.
Day 12: Trek from Larkya La Phedi and cross Larkya La (Pass) to reach Bimthang that takes about seven hours.
We ascend steep Larkya la pass trekking on rocky trail then walk steep downhill crossing pass through rock and ice trail, to arrive at Bimthang for overnight stay. Sometimes, we have to wait for another day to cross pass due to heavy snowing.
Day 13: Trek from Bimthang to Tilje that takes about five hours.
We head our journey to Tilije leaving Lhogaon trekking on downhill trail that runs amidst pine and rhododendron forest till we reach Dudh koshi river and finally arrive at Tilije for overnight stay.
Day 14: Trek from Tilje to Bagarchhap crossing Karche la pass consuming about five hours.
We cross Karche la pass climbing upward trail through terraced fields then walk down up to Marshyandi river. Finally, we cross Marshyandi river to land at Annapurna circuit trek to mingle with many other trekkers.
Day 15: Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame climbing uphill trail through pine and rhododendron forest taking about six hours.
We leave Bagarchhap following rough, rocky uphill trail till we reach Tyanja elevation of 2360 meters from sea level then move ahead wandering on path midst of forest to reach Chame for excellent vision of Annapurna second.
Day 16: Trek from Chame to Pisang consuming about about five hours.
At continue our journey climbing uphill passing through apple orchard, fir, pine forest then we follow the path to Bratang; military station for troops in past. We walk along the trail that runs via steep and narrow valley to find ourselves on large and beautiful village Pisang.
Day 17: Trek from Pisang to Manang that takes about five hours.
We move from Pisang to Manang passing through Upper Pisang crossing Geru with breathtaking vision of Mt. Annapurna, Pisang peak as well as giving sensational experience of standing horizontally front of stunning snow peaks bathed in golden sunlight. We have chance to explore Barge monastery; biggest monastery in Manang district.
Day 18: We ascend world highest Thorong la pass to meet our next destination Muktinath that consumes almost eight hours.
We trek ascending trail that leads to beautiful village Tengi then pass village Gunsang to cross Gundon Khola via wooden bridge following gently uphill trail from Tengi and finally reach Thorong Phedi trekking on up and down path from Gundon Khola.
Day 19: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Muktinath and it takes about nine hours.
We move from Thorong Phedi at early morning climbing steep uphill trail immersing on magical vision of glistening snow peaks due to sunlight and tempting view of Kali Gandaki river below till we reach Chorten. Then, we trek down from Thorong la; highest passes in the world from east to west, easiest and safest direction to arrive at Muktinath for overnight stay.
Day 20: We pass through culturally and naturally adorned villages Jharkot, Khinsar and Marpha on our five hours’ trek from Muktinath to Jomsom.
After relinquishing visit of Muktinath, we continue our journey to kali Gandaki on downhill trail and pass through Jharkot, Khinsar village following wide and flat path from Kali Gandaki that leads to Jomsom situated on bank of Kali Gandaki river.
Day 21: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara which takes thirty-five minutes and return flight to Kathmandu from Pokhara.
Day 22: We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.
We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.
The Cost Includes:
- A guide
- Special trekking permit for Manasalu.
- Entry permits for Manasalu Conservation Area
- Entry permits for Annapurna Conservation Area
- Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
- Necessary transportation
- All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for our guide during the trek
- Accommodation in teahouses (lodges)
- Rescue help (It is provided by your insurance company)
- First aid kits
- Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staffs
- Necessary Equipment (Sleeping bag, Down Jacket)
The Cost Excludes:
- Bar bills (coca cola, mineral water etc.)
- Personal Insurance & emergency rescue charges if necessary
- Extra porter & transport charges in the event of landslides
- Other personal expenses, airport tax, Kathmandu city entrance fee
- Personal, medical and evacuation insurance
- Laundry, cost raised by re-routing, cancellation, political disturbance etc.
- Tips and any other expenses, which are not mentioned above.
- Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (We can arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget).
To enjoy your trip more you need to be comfort and breathability all day long, for that you need to put emphasis on equipment’s that are necessary. The following list includes items that are necessary which can also be hired.
- Backpack: During your trip you need to be careful to make the weight of your clothing equipment down to minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weigh no more than 15 kilograms (33 pounds.)
- Sleeping Bag: Sleeping bag rated to at least 15-degrees Fahrenheit (Optional/ Sleeping bag is provided by us if necessary)
- Duffel Bag
- Flash Light (Head lamp)
- Sun glass
- Water purifier
- Trekking boots
- Lightweight sandals
- Woolen socks (3 pairs)
While packing your clothes, you need to be careful to not to pack heavy clothes. It’s rather good to go on layers than in bulky clothes.
- Hat (For warmth)
- Lightweight long sleeve trekking shirts
- Long sleeves are good for sun protection. Light weight makes for easy wash material
- Fleece Jacket or pullover
- Underwear (4 pairs)
- Fleece or wool trouser/ Pants
- Gaiters (Optional)
- Thermal Clothing (As per the Season)
- Lightweight rain Jacket
- Warm Gloves or mittens
- Sports bra
- Sun block
- Toilet articles and towel
- Small Knife
- First-aid kit (containing all drugs prescribed to you)
- Batteries backup
Accommodation: You would be accommodated at Nagarjun homestay with facilities of hot water, western toilets, electricity, television, free WIFI during Kathmandu stay. And offered to stay at teahouses with facilities granted by teahouses during trek.
Meal: You would be offered breakfast, Nepali meal at homestay during time at Kathmandu while on trekking you would be provided Nepalese meals three times a day during trek.