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Facts of the trip

Trip Code: BHT17
Trip Duration: 17 days
Max. Altitude: 5150m
Grade: Moderate
Program Type: Trekking / Hiking
Trek Start Point: Arughat
Trek End Point: besishahar
Accommodation: Teahouse / Camping
Meals: Breakfast, lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee
Mode of Travel: Land
Transportation: Car / Bus / Flight
Minimum Pax: 2+
Best season: March - June / September-November

Blue horizon treks offer to you to trekking in manaslu Round. Beginning trek from the historic center of Gorkha after a 6-7 hrs drive from Kathmandu, the trail heads up the valley of the Buri Gandaki river through wild and unexplored country inhabited mainly by members of the Gurung ethnic group.
The trail circumvent interesting Manaslu peak [8156m.] crossing Larkya pass at 5100 meter and finally emerges onto the Marshyangdi river valley along the main trail of Annapurna circuit. You will have two options as where to conclude your trek.

Option 1 : Trek further to Jomsom at Kali Gandaki river valley crossing another high and arduous Throng la pass at 5416 meter and conclude the trek by flying down to Kathmandu via Pokhara, or you can also avoid flight by walking down to Pokhara from Jomsom following the Annapurna trail in 4-5 Days. Along the way you will be rewarded with magnificent views of Annapurna Massifs and Dhaulagiri peaks.
Option 2 : Continue descending along the Marshyangdi river valley through the rhododendron & oak forests and finally conclude the trek at Bensisahar and Drive to Kathmandu.
Any physically fit person can do this trip anytime from Mar to May [spring season] and Sept to Nov [autumn season]


Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing Tour
Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat.
Day 04: Trek to Soti Khola.
Day 05: Trek to Machha Khola (890m)
Day 06: Trek to Jagat (1410m)
Day 07: Trek to Deng (1860m)
Day 08: Trek to Namrung (2630m)
Day 09: Trek to Lho (3150m)
Day 10: Trek to Sama Gaun.
Day 11: Acclimatize day in Sama Gaun.
Day 12: Trek to Samdo.
Day 13: Trek to Dharamsala (4450m)
Day 14: Trek to Bimthang (3855m)
Day 15: Trek to Dharapani (1963m)
Day 16: Drive to Beshisahar same day drive to Kathmandu
Day 17: final departure

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
On arrival at Kathmandu airport, we will receive there and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing Tour
We have a free day in Kathmandu. In the morning we have a guided tour of some of the city’s most memorable sights. The afternoon is free for relaxing or further independent sightseeing.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat.
From Kathmandu we drive through the foothills of the Himalaya to the village of Arughat Bazaar (670m) in the Burhi Gandaki Valley where we check into a lodge.
Day 04: Trek to Soti Khola.
Depending on the road condition we will drive or trek through the villages of Arket and Kyropani to reach the confluence of the Burhi Gandaki with its tibutary Soti Khola.
Day 05: Trek to Machha Khola (890m)
We continue our ascent of the Burhi Gandaki on an undulating trail, finally climbing to reach the village of Machha Khola (890m).
Day 06: Trek to Jagat (1410m)
We travel through forests of bamboo and rhododendron and then sections where the trail climbs high above the river to negotiate deep gorges, before arriving at a wide and open part of the valley. Here we check into a lodge in the village of Jagat (1410m).
Day 07: Trek to Deng (1860m)
We trek through terraced hillside on an undulating trail. We cross the river on a suspension bridge at Nagjet and recross to climb to Nyak. From here the trek continues to the Gurung village of Deng (1860m), a superb viewpoint for the peaks of the Shringi Himal to the north east. We ovenight in a lodge at Deng.
Day 08: Trek to Namrung (2630m)
Descending to the river we cross to the east bank before continuing north. We traverse a very dramatic section of the gorge as the river turns towards the west and we reach the Bhuddist village of Ghap (2040m). Crossing now to the south bank, we continue to Namrung (2630m) where there is a check post. Overnight in a lodge.
Day 09: Trek to Lho (3150m)
Climbing steadily we enter the alpine zone and get our first views of Manaslu North. Our lodge tonight is in the village of Lho (3150m).
Day 10: Trek to Sama Gaun.
We are surrounded by the snowy peaks of Kutang Himal to the north east and Manaslu to the south west. We pass the village of Shala before reaching Sama Gaon (3520m) which has a Gompa with impressive views of Manaslu. We check into one of the several lodges of this village.
Day 11: Acclimatize day in Sama Gaun.
We have a shorter day today, climbing up to the last permanent settlement in the valley at Somdu (3860m.). This is as high as we can go for today until we are better acclimatised to the new altitude.
Day 12: Trek to Samdo.
An important day for acclimatisation and also a welcome rest day at Somdu. It is also possible to climb above Samdu to a viewpoint peak Overnight at the lodge.
Day 13: Trek to Dharamsala (4450m)
Passing the trail to the Gya La, a centuries old trading route into Tibet, we ascend to Duwang (4450m) also known as Dharamsala. There is a basic lodge here or we may opt to stay in tents.
Day 14: Trek to Bimthang (3855m)
A big day but with the reward of sensational views of the Himalaya as we climb to the Larkya La (5135m) and descend to Bimthang (3855m. We will want to celebrate tonight! Overnight in a lodge.
Day 15: Trek to Dharapani (1963m)
We have excellent views of Manaslu and Annapurna II as we descend through the villages of Kharche, Gho and Tilje to reach Dharapani (1963m), where we meet the Annapurna Circuit trail. Overnight in a lodge in Dharapani.
Day 16: Drive to Beshisahar same day drive to Kathmandu
Day 17: final Departure

Start Date End Date Price In US Dollar($) AVAILABILITY Booking
A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail trekswithbhim@gmail.com

AVAILABILITY OPTIONS

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Your Program Duration = 17 days Days
All the Prices are in GBP (£) Per Person.

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup and drops by private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle mention on itinerary
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced local English-speaking and government-licensed trek Guide and assistant trek Guide (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter only carry 25 Kg)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Blue Horizon trek, trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt.
  • Trekking map for entire trip
  • Drive to Aruhgat by bus or Jeep
  • Drive back by bus or jeep
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits
  • Manaslu Conservation fee and ( TIMS card)
  • Medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepalese entry visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, internet etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

 

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