Itinerary Details

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport/ Transfer to hotel (1320m/4330ft)
We will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to the hotel by private coach. After refreshment, we have a meeting at our office and go through the process of equipment checking, discuss the trekking and meet your trekking guide.

Day 02:Sightseeing of Kathmandu 
Leave for full-day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley including the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit the Monkey Temple Swayambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to HOTEL AND  stay.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Arughat (570m) drive 
Drive from Kathmandu to Arughat and overnight stay in a camp. The drive is about 8hours from Kathmandu to Arughat.

Day 04:Arughat to Soti Khola (710m) 
The trek heads forSati Khola via Sante Bazaar and Budhi Gandaki valley and reaches Koir Pani, a small village of Magar and Gurung. The trail descends to Ahati Khola. There is a small waterfall just above the trail; a larger waterfall with a 60m drop is visible by climbing upstream. This valley is famous for honey.

Day 05: Sati Khola to LabuBesi (880m) 
After crossing the bridge, the trek climbs up onto a ridge above the huge rapids of Budhi Gandaki and reaches Khorsaani. Then the trail gets a bit precarious as it passes over a big rock and crosses a stream. The rocky trail then goes up and down through large areas of nettles, passes tropical waterfalls and again returns to the banks of Budhi Gandaki. The trek goes up again on a steep rocky trail, down, then up to the Gurung village of Labu Besi and we rest overnight.

Day 06: LabuBesi to Doban (1000m) 
The trek goes to Machha Khola after crossing several streams on the way,onto Doban Khola via Khorlavesi, Tatopani etc.

Day 07: Doban to Jagat (1410m) 
The route climbs on a rugged rocky trail to Duman. Then it passes the villages of Yaru Khola and Thado Bharyang, crosses Budhi Gandaki again and climbs over a ridge.We trek along the river for a while and reach the compact village of Jagat at 1410m.

Day 08: Jagat to Ngyak Bensi (2300m) 
The day begins by following the river bank again for the first hour up to Ghata Khola. We then cross to the eastern bank before ascending to Philim, one of the few large settlements on this route and home to the Manaslu Conservation Area Project office. From here you can view Mt Lapuchun (5950m). Overnight stay in camp.

Day 09: Ngyak Bensi to Ghap 
The trek takes us through a heavily forested area in a narrow valley until we reach the little settlement of Dang. We then cross the Budhi Gandaki River where the valley opens and we begin our ascent to Rana. The trail now takes us high above the river, giving us views of the Manaslu Massif, before descending to Ghap. Overnight at camp.

Day 10: Ghap to Namrung (2660m) 
We work through a dense, forested river valley finishing with a 50-minute ascent to Namrung. The campsites here are managed by the Manaslu Conservation Area Project. Overnight at camp.

Day 11:Namrung to Samagaon (3530m) 
The trek goes through forests to Samagaon, passing several Buddhist villages along the way. These areas have been influenced by Tibetan culture due to their proximity to Tibet and, as a result, you will find many monasteries, chortens and mani walls. Having over one hundred and fifty houses, Samagaon is surprisingly large and bustles with the energy of remote village life. From Samagaon you can see Mt Manaslu and the Kutang Himal Massif. Overnight at camp.

Day 12: Rest Day in Samagaon 
Spend the day resting, exploring Pungen Gompa or make an excursion to Mt Manaslu Base Camp. Overnight at camp.

Day 13: Samagano to Samdo (3860m) 
Trek along the river, before finally ascending to Samdo. Samdo is the site of a Tibetan refugee camp and affords you a rare glimpse into the lifestyle of the Tibetan people. This settlement is along the old salt-trading route with Tibet, and is still used today.Overnight at camp.

Day 14: Samdo to Dharmashala/Larkya Rest house (4480m) 
The trail rises high above the Larke Khola leading all the way to Dharmashala where it finally meets the river. Overnight at camp.

Day 15: Dharmashala to Bimtang (3720m) 
This is a more strenuous day as we have to cross over the Larkya Pass (5213m). The terrain consists of glacial moraine with a lot of scree to scramble up and over. Overnight at camp.

Day 16: Bimtang to Tilje (2300m) 
Make a gradual descent through rhododendron and pine forest seeing the north face of Manaslu along the way. We will make camp in the apple orchards of Tilje. Overnight at camp.

Day 17: Tilje to Tal (1700m) 
Trek goes along the Dudh Khola, a tributary of the Masryangdi River, before arriving at the confluence in Dharapani. From here we join the Annapurna Circuit route.We will continue on to Tal where the river appears as a lake, and make camp next to a waterfall. Overnight at camp.

Day 18: Tal to Syange (1100m) 
Trek goes down to the foothills of the Himalaya, returning to the lush terraced fields and the densely populated Hindu/Gurung villages. Overnight at camp.

Day 19: Syange to Khudi 
Trek down to Khudi and overnight at camp.

Day 20: Khudi drive back to Kathmandu 
We will drive back to Kathmandu city. You can have the rest of the day for a leisurely walk. In the evening, we will have a dinner with cultural programme.

Day 21: Farewell Departure 
We will drop you at the airport for your departure flight.

Include Exclude

Cost Included

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from airports, both Domestic and International, with other necessary surface transport (by A/C Vehicles) as per itinerary.
  •  Assistance at the International Airport by Himalayan Alpine Adventure Trek representatives while arriving and departing.
  • Six night accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  •  11 nights twin sharing accommodation at guest houses during the trek.
  •  One day sightseeing in Kathmandu (Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Durbar Square).
  •  Local English speaking Tour Guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  •  All necessary staff including experienced guide and porters during the trekking and climbing.
  •  Flight ticket for Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu sector for all climbing members and staff.
  •  All trekking and camping equipment such as camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tent, guest tents, etc.
  •  3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with tea and coffee.
  •  Per person 60kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carried by porters or yak and 40kg baggage allowance while returning from base camp after climbing Mt Everest.
  • Trekking permit and Sagarmatha National Park entry fee.
  • Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt Everest along South-east Ridge route.
  •  One experienced, trained, Government licensed, and 2 times Everest summiteer Climbing /Expedition Guide (Sherpa).
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accident insurance for all staff involved in the trek and expedition.
  •  First aid medical kits for the group and staff.
  • Satellite phone carried by Guide / Sherpa for communication and available for climbing members with the cost of US$.3 per unit call.
  • Appropriate foods for high altitudes and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  •  Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator provided on requirement of climber with appropriate charge.
  •  Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the base camp.
  • Solar panel for light and battery charger.
  •  All tents for camps 1, 2, 3, 4 and Khumbu Icefall charge.
  • 4 Oxygen bottles (4l) with mask and regulator (if requested by client).
  •  Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
  •  Company service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and Visa extension procedure services (if necessary).
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant.

Cost Excluded

  • International air ticket and airport tax.
  • Nepal Visa charge.
  • Personal climbing equipment.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  •  Items of personal nature, Laundry expenses, Tips.
  •  Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the farewell dinner).
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobile, Walkie-talkies or satellite phone and internet expenses.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various /unforeseen situations such as natural calamities, landslide, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulation etc.
  •  Transportation is strictly as per the itinerary. Any extra distance travelled will be charged extra.
  •  Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicine, Medical test and hospitalization.
  • Emergency evacuation and Helicopter rescue.
  • Any extra services or products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
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