Manang Valley Trek
This classic 14-day Manang Valley Trek around the famed Annapurna Massif till Jomsom offers the most diversity of any trek in Nepal: fascinating ethnic groups each with their own language, incredible views of many of the Himalayas famous high peaks, and constantly changing panoramas -from lush, tropical rice paddies and moss-laden rhododendron forests to Tibetan fortresses clinging to rocky cliffs.
Starting with a drive to Besisar we ascend along the Marshyangdi river valley. We pass beneath snow-capped Annapurnas II, III and IV and a range of 6,000m peaks stretching north to Tibet. Crossing Thorung La pass (5418m) to reach the holy shrine of Muktinath and the trip finish at Jomsom with taking flight to Pokhara.
Moderate to strenuous trekking between 2,000m and 4,400m with one pass crossing of 5,418m. Accommodation in comfortable lodges. The trek starts from Kathmandu and includes all meals, road-head transport, services of experienced local guide and porters to carry luggage. Clients carry day-pack only and walk at their own pace.
Days 01: Arrive at Kathmandu, and transfer to Hotel.
Days 02: Guided full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley.
Days 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Benshisahar, 760m, 6-7 hours journey.
Days 04: Trek to Bahundanda 1310m, 3-4 hours.
Days 05: Trek to Chamje 1430m, 3-4 hours.
Days 06: Trek to Dharapani 1860m, 4-5 hours.
Days 07: Trek to Chame 2670m, 4-5 hours.
Days 08: Trek to Pisang 3200m, 5-6 hours.
Days 09: Trek to Manang 3540m, 6 hours.
Days 10: Rest day at Manang an exploration at Manang valley.
Days 11: Trek to Letdar 4200m, 4-5 hours.
Days 12: Trek to Thorung Phedi 4450m, 6 hours.
Days 13: Trek from Thorung Phedi -Thorung-La pass, 5,416 m and hike down to Muktinath 3740 m.
Days 14: Trek down to Jomsom 2710m, 3 hours.
Days 15: We will fly to Pokhara 20 minutes flight from Jomsom.
Days 16: Today we will drive or fly to Kathmandu.
Days 17: Leisure day in Kathmandu.
Days 18: Transfer to Airport for your home departure.
Days 01: Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be met by our Airport Representative, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. B.B.
Days 02: Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley (Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhu, and Kathmandu durbar square). Overnight at the hotel. B.B.
Days 03: Today early in the morning, we will drive to Benshisahar 760m. and continue trek to Bhulbhule 840m. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 04: Trek to Bahundanda 1310m. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 05: Trek to Chamje 1430m. at this place, we can see a very beautiful waterfall. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 06: Trek to Dharapani 1860m.Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 07: Trek to Chame 2670m. From this place, we will view the first close view of Annapurna II, III and Lamjung Himal. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 08: Trek to Pisang 3200m. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 09: Trek to Manang 3540m. via crossing Humde airport and Braga Village 3360m. Before we reaching to Manang village we will cross through one Chorten which is around 500 years old. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 10: Manang rest day to explore the valley by taking a sidewalk to Gangapurna Lake, and many monasteries. If we do have time we can extend our rest day so we can do more side trek such as visiting Milarepa Cave, Ice Lake and many more. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 11: Trek to Letdar 4200m. it is a short day trek to acclimatize so as we reach Letdar we will do a short side hike above the lodge. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 12: Trek to Thorung Phedi 4450m. Today is also short day to Thorung Phedi and we will reach early after lunch at phedi we will do a short hike as in Letdar. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 13: Today is a big day and long too so early morning around 4 am start hike up after having some tea and bread towards Thorung la pass 5416m. to reach early due to the problem of speed wind. After reaching Pass we will stop for some snap of picture and hike down towards the valley of Mustang to reach Muktinath 3800m. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 14: Today we will trek down to Jomsom 2710m. via visiting Lupra village 2790 where is a monastery of Samasim ( Bonpo Monastery). In this route normally trekkers don’t trek so it is one of the different and un touch from foreigner trekking route. The village of Lupra is only one village which can give you information of Bon religion in the whole Annapurna Region. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Days 15: We will fly to Pokhara through the gorge of 2 high mountain over 8000m. We will have a great view of these two mountain along with many other peaks. After reaching in Pokhara we will do a short sight seeing with visiting Davi’s Fall, Mahadev Cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp and if we got time we will visit to International Mountain Museum. Overnight at Hotel. B.B.
Days 16: Today we will drive or fly to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel. B.B.
Days 17: Leisure day in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. B.B.
Days 18: Transfer to Airport for your home departure. Farewell !!
* All meals (B/L/D) & accommodation (Lodge/Tented camp) during the trekking period
* National park permit
* Domestic airfare
* Domestic airport tax
* English speaking guide
* Highly experienced staffs
* Staffs food, clothing & salary
* Staffs insurance
* All necessary grounded transportation
* Airport picks up & drops
* TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System)
* Personal nature expenses
* Bar bill
* Rescue & Evacuation
* Gratitude (tip) for staff