|Group Size||Min 02 pax|
|Arrival On||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Departure From||Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Accommodation||Stone Built Houses (tea houses) during trek|
|Meals||All meals during trek & breakfast in kathmandu|
“The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.”
Manaslu trek, also known as Around Manaslu Trek, is considered the best trek of Nepal by many expert trekkers these days. Mt. Manaslu, at an altitude of 8163m, is the eighth highest peak in the world. This trekking around Manaslu lets you marvel at the magnificent views of Mt. Manaslu. It is undoubtedly one of the best treks to explore untouched natural splendor and unexploited culture of local people. Although it is considered as a great alternative trek to Annapurna circuit, it has the advantage of being less crowded nature compared to popular Annapurna circuit. The trekking trail is through amazing landscapes, traditional bridges, foothills and local villages. The highest point of the trek is the top of Larkya La Pass (5,215m), a dramatic pass crossing the Himalayas. It was a camping trek when it was opened in the early 90’s but it is a tea house trek now with the establishment of tea houses on different parts of the trail. Camping is required only if we go off the beaten track.
Annapurna Circuit Trek takes you to the region of extremities and provides you with enough thrills and adventure during the entire journey in the rain shadow areas of Annapurna region. From climbing across the widest pass in the world to trekking past the deepest river gorge in the world, trekkers can experience many diversities and contrasts during Thorong La Pass Trek. Lushness of landscape and its arid nature, face to face view of lofty Himalayas, influence of Hinduism at lower altitude and Buddhism at higher altitudes, diverse vegetation, flora and fauna and the side trip to one of the world’s serene and highest lake; Annapurna Circuit trek tests your patience and rewards you with the bests of challenge, diversity and beauty.
Thorong La Pass Trek, the adventure of the lifetime, begins from Beshisahar, the district headquarters of Lamjung district in western Nepal. The adventure continues along the company of mighty Marsyangdi River and passes through Gurung settlements and continues along to the region dominated and inhabited by locals following Tibetan Buddhism. Greenery and lushness of hills, terraced fields, several suspension bridges, waterfalls and very popular settlements of Bahundanda, Syange, Jagat and Sattale are main highlights of your trek before you enter into Manang from Tal village. Ahead we trek past Mani walls and Chhortens, prayer flags and prayer wheels, settlements of Koto, Chame, Hongde and others, and arid landscape to reach the mystic Manang village. Take a side trip to the gorgeous Tilicho Lake and head on towards the formidable Thorongla Pass (5,416m). After a challenging uphill climb to the summit of the pass enjoy the marvellous scenery, panoramic view of the Himalayas and vast landscape. Trek down to the holy Muktinath Temple, considered sacred by Hindu and Buddhists alike, and then to Jomsom before returning back to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu to wrap up the Thorong La Pass Trek.
Opened to foreign trekkers in 1977, Thorong La Pass Trek (a part of Annapurna Circuit) has been drawing the attention of adventurers from around the world.
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1350 meters).
Day 02: City guided tour in Kathmandu valley.
Day 03: Drive to Aarughat by Landcruiser or Scorpio.
Day 04: Trek to Sotikhola (775 meters) 6 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Machhakhola (900 meters) 5.30 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Jagat (1340meters) 6 hours.
Day 07: Trek to Nyak (2310 meters) 6 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Ghap (2100 meters) 6 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Lho Gaun (3200meters) 6 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Sama Gaon (3500 meters) 6 hours.
Day 11: Trek to Samdo (3850 meters) 5 hours.
Day 12: Acclimatization and exploration day.
Day 13: Trek to Dharmsala/Larke Phedi (4460 meters) 4 hours.
Day 14: Cross Larke-La (5215 meters) and trek to Bimtang (3590 meters) 7 hours.
Day 15: Trek to Tilje (2500 meters) 5 hours.
Day 16: Trek to Danaque (1725 meters) 4 hours.
Day 17 : Danaque to Chame(2670m)-walk about 5h
Day 18 : Chame to Pisang(3300m)-walk about 5h
Day 19 : Pisang to Manang(3540m)-walk about 4h
Day 20 : Rest day in Manang, explore old village
Day 21 : Manang to Siri kharka( 3900m)
Day 22 : Siri kharka to Tilicho Base Camp (4950m)
Day 23 : Hike to Tilicho lake(3h) early morning and back to Siri Kharka
Day 24 : Siri Kharka to Yak kharka(4050m)
Day 25 : Yak kharka to Thorong phedi(4450m)
Day 26 : Thorong phedi to Muktinath(3800m) via Thorong La
Day 27 : Muktinath to Jomsom(2710m)
Day 28 : Jomsom to Pokhara flight (20m) 850m
Day 29: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350m) 7 h drive by A/C tourist bus
Day 30 : Final departure day.