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Remote Trekking Tour In Nepal

This trek makes a circuit around the unspoilt massif of Manaslu - the world's 8th highest mountain at 8163m. Following old trade routes in the shadow of the Himalaya, we trek past hillside villages and Buddhist monasteries. We experience the rich Tibetan culture of the remote Buri Gandaki Valley and join the eastern half of the famous Annapurna Circuit for the final days of the trek.

Tour Highlights

  • Manaslu massif - A 15-day challenging trek through some of the world's most stunning landscapes
  • Larkya La - Crossing the heights of the Larkya La Pass (5213m)
  • Tibetan villages - A chance to experience the rich Tibetan culture of the upper Buri Gandaki Valley
  • Kathmandu - Explore the temples and bazaars of Nepal's capital

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Kathmandu

  • 2
    Walking tour of Old Kathmandu

  • 3
    Drive to start of trek at Soti Khola (730m)

  • 4
    Trek from Soti Khola to Machha Khola (930m)

  • 5
    Trek from Maccha Khola to Yara Khola (1370m)

  • 6
    Trek from Yara Khola to Philim (1570m)

  • 7
    Trek from Philim to Deng (1860m)

  • 8
    Trek from Deng to Namrung (2540m)

  • 9
    Trek Namrung to Lho (3020m)

  • 10
    Trek from Lho to Birendra Kundo (3460m)

  • 11
    Acclimatisation day

  • 12
    Trek to Larke Bazaar (4000m)

  • 13
    Trek from Larke Bazaar to Dharmsala (4460m)

  • 14
    Acclimatisation day

  • 15
    Cross the Larkya Pass (5213m) to Bimtang (3590m)

  • 16
    Trek from Bimtang to Tilje (2300m)

  • 17
    Trek from Tilje to Jagat (1300m)

  • 18
    Trek from Jagat to Ngadi; drive to Besisahar (760m)

  • 19
    Drive to Kathmandu

  • 20
    In Kathmandu; optional excursion to Bhaktapur

  • 21
    Tour ends Kathmandu

Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

We have the following different versions of the Manaslu Circuit tour available at present.

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Why Book this tour
10 Reasons to trek Nepal with Explore

- Local knowledge: Over 30 years of experience in organising treks in Nepal and long established network of local partners throughout the country
- Our trek leaders in Nepal are consistently voted among the best Explore leaders anywhere in the world
- Our trekking ascent rates are carefully planned to be safe and fall within Wilderness Medicine Society (WMS) guidelines
- All our trek leaders are qualified in first aid and specially trained to recognise and deal with Altitude Sickness
- We carry a Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) on treks above 3000 metres
- On treks into extremely remote areas we carry a satellite phone for emergency use
- We support our trek crew by following the guidelines of the International Porter Protection Group (www.ippg.net)
- All our trekking staff, from trek leaders to guides, porters and cooks, are Nepali - revenues from our treks benefit the local people
- All meals are included on camping and teahouse based treks making them excellent value for money
- FREE Explore kitbag. If you trek with us in Nepal you will receive a free Explore kitbag when you arrive in Kathmandu
Included meals 20 16 16
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Minimum Age
From 16 years
Transport
Bus
Accommodation
4 nights Standard Hotel
15 nights Basic Camping
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Porter(s), Trek Crew
Maximum Altitude on Trek (m)
5213
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16