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Overall, this trail is considered easy. It is not without its challenges however due to the day over Thorang La Pass. The challenge of the pass, the surrounding beauty, and the opportunity to trek at high altitude make this trek worth taking.  


Trek AVAILABLE in all Seasons

ITINERARY/Price estimate 

Premiere All Inclusive Package* ($1355.00US) 15 Days

Classic All Inclusive Package* ($1150.00US) 14 Days

Day 1- Pick up from KTM airport* (Premiere and Classic Packages) and arrive at hotel in KTM

Day 2- Orientation and shopping in Thamel for final supplies* (Premiere and Classic Packages) and visit Swambu Cultural Site* (Premiere Package)

Day 3-  Kathmandu to Besishahar (6-7 Hrs 830m/ 2722ft)

Day 4- Drive to Chame (5-6 Hrs 2670m/ 8758ft) 

Day 5- Trek to Lower Pisang (6-7 Hrs 3200m/ 10,496ft)

Day 6- Trek to Manang (5-6 Hrs 3500m/ 11480ft)

Day 7- Acclimatization day in Manang 

Day 8- Trek to Lader (5-6 Hrs 4200m/ 13612ft)

Day 9- Trek to Thorang La High Camp (3-4 Hrs 4920m/ 16137ft)

Day 10- Trek to Muktinath via Thorang La Pass (8-9 Hrs 3800m/ 12464ft - 5416m/17764ft

Day 11- Trek to Jomsom (4-5 Hrs 2762m/ 9059ft) 

Day 12- Fly back to Pokhara

-Pokhara Cultural day- Visit Peace stupa and Bat cave* (Premiere Package)

Day 13- Return to Kathmandu

Day 14- Visit Pashupati and Boudhanath World Heritage sites* (Premiere Package)

Day 15- Airport drop for return to home country. (Premiere and Classic Packages)

Necessary Gear

Personal Gear:

-     Passport

-     3 photocopies of Passport

-     35-45 Liter duffel

-     Sleeping bag (light weight)

-     Rain jacket

-     Tennishoe/boot for trekking

-     Bio degradable soap

-     Backpacking towel

-     Slipper or sandal

-     Headlamp and 2 sets of extra batteries

-     1 liter water bottle (X2)

-     2-4 Pants, synthetic (nylon etc)

-     1-2 Shorts

-     2-4 trekking or dry weave t-shirts

-     Light jacket

-     Fleece

-     Down Jacket

-     1 Synthetic under shirt and pant

-     4-7 wool socks (trekking weight)

-     Backpack 30 Liters

-     Sunglasses

-     Bandana

-     Camera

-     Sunscreen

-     Snacks

-     Extra money for trinkets and shopping