Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
After your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal, you are welcomed by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing
This is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayabhunath Stupa, Boudhnath Stupa, and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordance with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Darbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.
In the evening, Rising Adventure will discuss your trip and introduce our trekking guide as well as other members.
Day 03 : Drive to Baluwa (6-7 hrs)
After having breakfast, you have a long drive to Baluwa Village from Kathmandu. The journey goes along the Prithivi Highway at first and takes the U-turn from Abu Kharaini and heads forward till to Baluwa bypassing the Gorkha Bazaar. In most of the ways, you enjoy the natural beauty of hillside, mountains, greeneries, roadways, waterways and so on.
Day 04 : Trek to Barpark (5 hrs)
This is the trekking starting day. After having breakfast, you begin your trekking. Normally, there are the two ways to go to the village of Barpak i.e. from not paved motorways and the shortcut hilly areas. However, you walk along the roadways for almost 30 min at first and then ascend steeply through the Sal forest till at Barpak. On the way, you enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains.
Day 05 : Rest at Barpak
This is the rest day. So, you can explore the earthquake-affected areas and the culture of local people too. Furthermore, the village shows the much beautiful and closer views of Buddha Himal.
Day 06 : Trek to Laprak (5 hrs)
This is a little bit difficult day as you are going to walk more steeply most of the time till to Laprak through the pine forest. The village is destroyed totally, so you spend your night at the new settlement area which is situated nearby the old settlement. The village offers the very close views of Ganesh Himal and others too like Manaslu and the Buddha Himal. After reaching there, you get the time to discover the village.
Day 09 : Trek to Gumda (4.30 hrs)
Today, you continue your trek to Gumda where only the lodges are available. Anyway, the trek leads you along with the up and downhill for some time and the easy gradual walk until at Gumda village. On the way, you are surrounded by mountain views.
Day 10 : Trek to Machchhakhola (6-7 hrs)
Today, you follow the downhill totally and reach Machchhakhola. En route, you follow the forests of Sal and the Pine. In Machchhakhola, you get the facility of normal hotels.
Day 11 : Trek to Sotikhola (7 hrs)
Your trail walks on the downhill and the uphill through the forest along the cascading waterfalls. You cross the thrilling suspension bridges and pass some villages too including the Gurung Gaun. Finally, you reach Sotikhola. It is the Manaslu Circuit Trekking starting point.
Day 12 : Drive back to Kathmandu (7-8 hrs)
This is the ending day of your trekking so, you have a long drive to Kathmandu. En route, you pass the beautiful Arughat village which can also be chosen as the trekking ending point. However, you have a driving along the hilly area till to Malekhu, a Bazaar popular for fish. From there, your journey joins the Prithvi Highway till to Kathmandu as similar to your first day roadways.
Day 13 : Final Departure
Today is your final day in Nepal as you are going back to your homeland. So, you are dropped to the International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal by our staff almost 3 hours before your flight schedule.