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Internationale groepsreis Manaslu Lodge Circuit

Experience a magnificent off-the-beaten-track trek around Manaslu
18 dagen vanaf € 2.035,- (excl. vlucht)

Food

  • Breakfast is included throughout the trip. On trek the breakfast will be a set menu usually consisting of porridge and toast. Any additional items that are not included in the set menu should be ordered and paid for separately. Please allow £15 - £25 per day for other meals and drinks on trek and in Kathmandu. We do not include lunch and dinner on trek allowing you to choose what you want to eat and when. The menus in the lodges are varied, ranging from traditional Nepalese dhal bhat to pizza and apple pie. Please note that if you buy imported food and drink whilst on trek you will spend more than the above amount.

Activities

  • Accom: hotel/lodge
  • New trip
  • Walking & Trekking
  • Guided Group
  • Food

    • Breakfast is included throughout the trip. On trek the breakfast will be a set menu usually consisting of porridge and toast. Any additional items that are not included in the set menu should be ordered and paid for separately. We do not include lunch and dinner on trek allowing you to choose what you want to eat and when. Although most lodges have almost identical menus, they are reasonably extensive and offer a varied selection, ranging from traditional Nepalese dhal bhat to pizza and apple pie. Although meat is available in the teahouses, we advise against eating it on trek. The meat has often been carried in the heat from lower altitudes for several days before reaching the lodges, and can cause stomach upsets or illness. Germs can also be spread by handling dirty money - we recommend using hand sanitiser.   If you buy imported food and drink whilst on trek you will spend more than the suggested amount. *Drinking Water* Staying hydrated is important when undertaking any physical activity but particularly so at altitude where it is generally recommended to drink at least 3-4 litres per person per day. We strongly encourage you not to buy bottled water on trek as this contributes to the growing problem of plastic pollution in Nepal’s trekking areas. All teahouses will provide cold water free of charge, if requested. Although this should not be drunk untreated, we recommend that you bring a reusable bottle with a wide opening (Nalgene or similar) with you and use a SteriPEN to treat it with. A SteriPEN is a handheld UV water purifier – small, lightweight and battery powered so easy to pack for a trek. In Nepal’s trekking regions most of the bottled water isn’t strictly ‘mineral water’ anyway but is UV treated, so it’s exactly the same technology. It’s quick to use, far more effective than purification tablets, and the water is ready immediately. It’s fine to use a SteriPEN on non-boiled water so long as it isn’t cloudy or full of sediment (which is uncommon in these regions). SteriPENs are widely stocked on Amazon, outdoor shops and other online retailers; look for the latest models but avoid USB charging ones. Better still, a SteriPEN will pay for itself over the course of the trek and you won’t leave behind a single plastic bottle – you will end up spending the same or even less than you would on bottled water, plus you can keep it for future trips. If you prefer not to invest in a SteriPEN, the teahouses also sell boiled water for approx. Rs150-300 per litre (the price increases the higher you trek) which should not require treating. This is also perfect for a bedtime refill as it can double up as a hot water bottle. 

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    • New Walking Holidays
    • Natural Wonders
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    18 dagen vanaf € 2.035,-

Route 18 daagse rondreis Manaslu Lodge Circuit

This spectacular and fairly isolated circular trek skirts around the eighth highest mountain in the world, the formidable Mount Manaslu (8,163m). We follow the mighty Buri Gandaki River as it narrows into a spectacular gorge, passing through tiny villages perched on the valley sides. Eventually the gorge opens out into alpine meadows which are inhabited by a cluster of Tibetan communities below Manaslu's north face. Crossing the Larkya Pass (5,130m) we see the snow-capped peaks of Himalchuli, Manaslu, Cheo Himal and Himlung Himal, before descending through forest to join the main Annapurna Circuit route.

  1. Dag 1 - Start Kathmandu.
  2. Dag 2 - Drive to Arughat Bazaar.
  3. Dag 3 - Trek through forest and fields to Lapu Besi.
  4. Dag 4 - Follow the Buri Gandakhi River up to Dovan.
  5. Dag 4 - Follow the Buri Gandaki River up to Dovan.
  6. Dag 5 - Ascend through bamboo and rhododendron forest to Jagat and on to Philim (1,565m).
  7. Dag 6 - Trek through terraced hillsides to the Gurung village of Deng (1,860m).
  8. Dag 6 - Trek through terraced hillsides to the Gurung village of Deng (1,870m).
  9. Dag 7 - Cross the river and ascend via a magnificent valley to Ghap (2,110m).
  10. Dag 8 - Continue to Lho (3,180m), offering fantastic views of Manaslu North.
  11. Dag 8 - Continue to Lho (3,170m), offering fantastic views of Manaslu North.
  12. Dag 9 - Climb to Samagaon (3,530m).
  13. Dag 10 - Trek to Samdo (3,860m).
  14. Dag 11 - Ascend to Dharamsala (4,480m).
  15. Dag 12 - Cross the Larkya La (5,130m); descend to Bimthang (3,700m).
  16. Dag 13 - Daywalk to Pongkar Lake or spare day as required.
  17. Dag 14 - Spectacular walk to Tilje (2,240m).
  18. Dag 15 - Join the main Annapurna Circuit trail at Dharapani; on to Jagat.
  19. Dag 16 - Short walk to Syange; jeep to Besisahar; transfer to Kathmandu.
  20. Dag 16 - Jeep to Besisahar; transfer by bus to Kathmandu.
  21. Dag 17 - Free day in Kathmandu.
  22. Dag 18 - End Kathmandu.
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