Manaslu Circuit Trekking
Manaslu circuit trekking is one of the famous and popular trekking routes in Nepal at the height of 8156m situating as the world’s 8th highest peak. Despite the height, the route of this region is much easier than many of the fellow travelers may think. Throughout the way, we can have a glimpse of magnificent Manaslu range. This is a popular trekking route so around 2000 trekkers used to visit through this area. We have to pass the highest pass Larkya la pass at the height of 5213m. This is a serious high altitude trekking. We can see many villages on our way to Manaslu circuit trek.
We can view the mountains like Ganesh, Annapurna, and Manaslu itself. We have to make our trek over to high mountains crossing several mountains encountering with the beautiful forest along with the marvelous animals and birds. Several villages fall on the route where mostly the people of Gurung and Brahmin community used to live. Mainly the people of Gurung and Sherpa community used to live at the high altitude lands. We can see several Gompas along the way to Manaslu Circuit trek. It will be great experience to have a short visit over to such Gompas and Gumbas. Our way to top headed from Kathmandu to Aarughat and to Soti River, macha khola and many more several and beautiful places. On our journey around Manaslu, we have to trek up with Budi Gandaki River through the gorgeous gorges between the Himchuli (7890m) and Ganesh (7429m). We have to make tented trekking over to this area which will be great fun indeed.
Day01: Kathmandu to Aarughat
From Kathmandu, it will take us around 7 hours dive by private bus to reach at Aarughat from Kathmandu. We travel through the Prithivi highway to Dhading Besi and onto the Aarughat. We can enjoy the stunning view of surrounding area on our way to Aarughat. We will spend the night at Aarughat. Google treks visit Mustang has already arranged the suitable medium of transportation.
Day02: Aarughat to Soti khola
From Aarughat, after having the breakfast, we have to move forward to Soti River. We have to walk through the fine path through the cultivated area, Shirring Mountain. We should follow the path along with Budi Gandaki River. After crossing the suspension bridge, we can reach at our destination of the day which is popularly known as the land of “Honey Hunters”.
Day03: Soti Khola to Macha Khola
We have to walk through the forest today. The trail goes through the settlement at Liding and Lapubesi. Macha Khola is situated at height of 825m above sea level. We have to trek around 6 hours today. At Macha Khola there is good provision of accommodation, so we will spend the night at nearest Lodges.
Day04: Macha Khola to Jagat
Early morning with breakfast, we have to move following the trail towards Jagat. The place is named as tax collecting area. We have to trek around 7 to 8 hours to complete our today’s objective. The Jagat is situated at the altitude of 1330m. We will stay the night at Jagat enjoying the panoramic view around us.
Day05: Jagat to Deng
From Jagat, we continue our journey through the trail viewing the White Mountains along with green forest on our side screen. We have to walk about 6 to 7 hours to meet our goal. The continuous journey through the lands leads us towards Deng, situating at the height of 1860m. We have to spend the night at the nearest lodges.
Day06: Deng to Namrung
From the height of 1860m, we should forwarded our steps to further more altitude of 2580m.The trail goes straight up from Deng to Namrung. We have to walk around 6 to 7 hours .After reaching at Namrung, we have to arrange some lodges to stay the night over there.
Day07: Namrung to Samagaon
Our trek of today to samagaon is quite interesting. The trek will further help us to acclimatize ourselves to the nature. We are now heading to the high altitude, so the presence of vegetation begins to scatter with the altitude. We have to walk around 6 hours today to reach at the altitude of 3480m at Samagoan.
Day08: Samagoan to Samdo
Some of the fellow trekkers spend a day at Samagoan to acclimatize themselves with nature, but we continue our way up to the trail as every one of us will be eager to know and see what come next. We trek around 3 to 4 hours up to the high hill to reach at Samdo from Samagoan at the altitude of 3865m. We have to trek to Manaslu base camp at the same day.
Day09: Smado to Larke Phedi
From Samdo, with the early morning breakfast, we have to progress ourselves to the next destination. Watching the panoramic beauty of the surrounding around us, we have to move upto Dharmasala at the altitude of 4470m. The route is around 3 to 4 hours. We have to stay the night at the better lodges at Larkhe Phedi.
Day10: Dharmasala to Bimtang
Early morning with the sun,we have to move forward to Bimtang from Larke Phedi. We have to follow the way that goes through Larkya La pass. The Larkya La pass is situated at the altitude of 5125m. We have to walk the long way for about 8 to 12 hours, but the walking time may differ according to your condition and season.
Day11: Bintang to Tiliche
From Bimtang, we should start to walk down to the hill to Tiliche. We have to trek on to the main trail for about 6 hours. Along with the height, we may see different types of vegetation and animals around us. After a continuous descends to the way, we can reach at Tiliche at the altitude of 2255m.
Day12: Tiliche to Chyamche
From Tiliche , we have to move forward to Chyamche. Throughout the way, we are erasing the picture of mountains from our view. With altitude, we fell good presence of air and oxygen. The surrounding area along with the vegetation and animals will also be distinct. We have to spend the night at the nearest lodges at chyamche.
Day13: Chyamche to Nagadi bazar
After spending a splendid night at Chyamche,we have to proceed towards Nagadi bazaar. We have to trek around 5 to 6 hours to reach at Nagadi bazaar. At Nagadi bazaar, we can have a better place of shopping and spending some time enjoying. The interaction with the local people will also be remarkable.
Day14: Nagadi to Besisahar and over night at Kathmandu
With breakfast, we have to move on. We have to trek continuously down to the route for about 4 hours to reach to Besisahar. At Besisahar, we will have our lunch and will push ourselves for further to the bus stop to catch the bus to Kathmandu. The journey of bus from Besisahar to Kathmandu will be equally joyful as we may see magnificent scene throughout the way. The 7 to 8 hours journey on bus will be little tiresome one. So, we have to spend the night at excellent hotel that Google treks visit Mustang has organized.
The early morning will be at Kathmandu. We have the whole day for the departure; a representative from Google treks visit Mustang has already organized the process of departure. So, it will be easy boarding ourselves to the plane. Google treks visit Mustang, hopes for your better further journey over to your destination.