Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel


An Apex  Asia Holidays representative will organize a small pre-trip meeting at the hotel lobby before commencing the day trip. Please bring a copy of your passport, travel insurance document and three passport-size photos.

Then we head off for sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley. You will visit three main places: Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most revered temples for Hindus. Every year thousands of pilgrims visit the temple from different countries. Bouddhanath is located in the outskirts of Kathmandu city and is a holy Buddhist monument. Meeting monks, learning about Buddhism and stupa dome is the main attractions of Bouddhanath. Finally, Bhaktapur Durbar Square large premises of ancient house and temples is a settlement of local ethnicity called Newars. Fifty-five-window Palace, golden temple, pottery house are definitely worth a visit in the tour.

After the tour, we head back to Thamel, where our guide will help you with checking gears required for the trek. There are plenty of trekking shops in Thamel, so you can rent or purchase if you’ve missed anything to bring.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive to Arughat, the starting point of trek, via Dhading Besi. The road up to Dhading is a comfortable drive and from Dhading Besi to Arughat is through winding dirt road.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail follows Budhi Gandaki River to reach Arkhet Bazaar via Mangaltar and Simara through the river banks. And ascending trail brings you to Soti Khola where we stay for the night.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


On a flat path, we reach Armala and through the forest trail you will reach Lapubesi and then the trail follows down to river bank of Budhi Gandaki, the campsite will be on Machha River.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


We continue on the trails which has some uphills and some downhills to Khani Goan crossing a few rivers to reach Khorla Besi. Following the narrow path, you reach a hot spring called Tatopani. Along the trail, you will see terraced rice fields and eventually reach Jagat.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail begins to climb over Salleri and descends to Sirdibas and continues up to Ghatta Khola. You will enter Philim – a Gurung Village you reach after crossing a long suspension bridge. As you continue the trail through the widening valley, you pass through bamboo forests to Deng Khola and crossing the river, we reach the tiny village of deng.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The path today continues from Deng and we walk through forests from here to Ghat. You can see Tibetan cultures with Mani Stone and Chortens in the area.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail goes through areas scattered with cultivated fields after crossing the bridge over Budhi Gandaki. Continuing the trail brings you to Namru, where you find a police check post. Once you cross the Hinan river and continue to Lho from there you can see Manaslu North and Mt. Manaslu and stop at Lho Gaon for overnight.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


You will enter the Stone Gate and cross the long stonewalls along the trail, then you will see Peak 29 very clearly. The side trip to Pungen Glacier gives close views of Mt. Manaslu, and continues to meets Sama Gaon after 20min from Sama, where the overnight accommodation will be set.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The ascending trail brings you to a terraced hill on the reverse of Budhi Gandaki River. And heads off to Stone Hut, where there are about 200 people in forty houses.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Today is acclimatization and exploration day, as we are gaining altitude and it’s important to get used to the thin air. A recommend hike IS up the valley directly at the back of the Samdo village from where you can enjoy the stunning view of Mt. Manaslu including Simrang, Hiunchuli, Ngadi, Larkye Peak, Cheo.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Before the crack of dawn we set off for Larkya La pass through steep uphills. From the pass, you can see the amazing views of Himlung Himal (7,126m), Cheo Himal (6,820m), Gyagi Kung, Kang Kuru (6,981m) and the Annapurna II (7,937m). The trail then descends through moraines on a steep gradient, towards Bhimphedi.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Having crossed Larkya La the previous day, this day will be very easy for you. A light climb brings us to paddy fields towards to Karcha La Pass and a descent to Tilje through rhododendron forests.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail follows Marshayangdi River passing through the dispersed village to get Tal.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


We continue to walk down the road and reach Chamje and Himal Pani, before we arrive at Jagat.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail begins to descend towards Sangye village. The trail is flat for 2hrs via Ghramu Phant and then slightly climbs up to reach Bahundada.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The descending trail takes you to Nagdi and the flat road to Bhulbhule/Khudi. After a slight ascent, we reach Besisahar, the finishing point of our trek.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


We drive from Besi Sahar to Kathmandu on countryside dirt roads, followed by tarmac on the second half. The drive takes about 7 hours.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


The trip concludes today. Your guide will drop you off at the international airport for your departure back home.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner