Manaslu Trail Race

  • Jan 5, 2021
  • Karna Rana

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You might be curious about the Manaslu Marathon for 2016 when it is going to start?  At What Date?  If you have been planning for the recently open Manaslu Trail tea house trek, it will be the best idea to avoid the camp where the group stays overnight. As there are few tea house services for this trekking route, if you are on the same date as the race group, it might be not comfortable for you due to the crowd. So, it is best to avoid the Race group to spend the night. But you have a great experience with participants of the Manaslu Trail Race.

The Manaslu Trail Race 2016, is going to be conducted from 07th November to 17th November according to the . It is one of the most amazing races in the lap of the Himalayas. Manaslu Trail race begins from Arughat Bazaar at Gorkha districts an elevation of 608 meters after a scenic drive from capital city Kathmandu.  And it goes through the Manaslu Circuit Trekking Trail; Sotikhola, Tatopani, Pewa, Henning Gumba, Samagaun, Manaslu Base Camp, Samdo, Bhimtang via Larkya La Pass (5,160m) and end at Dharapani.  This is an adventure race in High Himalaya, about 192 km. 
The itinerary will be like this:

Manaslu Race Trip Itinerary:

1, 2, 3 Sat, Nov 5th Days 1-3: Kathmandu (5th arrive, 6th organize,  7th depart to start)  

4 Tue, Nov 8th Stage 1: Sotikhola to Tatopani  19.5km  2523m   -2250m

5 Wed, Nov 9th Stage 2: Tatopani to Pewa  32km  2000m   -1400m

6 Thu, Nov 10th Stage 3: Pewa – Hinang Gompa  25km  1600m   -500m

7 Fri, Nov 11th Stage 4:  Hinang to Samagaon  32km  1588m   -1182m

8 Sat, Nov 12th Stage 5: Samagaun ~ Manaslu Base Camp ~ Samagaun  12km  1198m   -1198m

9 Sun, Nov 13th Stage 6: Samagaon to Samdo  8.4km  342m   -136m

10 Mon, Nov 14th Day 10:  Rest/Walking – Samdo – Tibetan Border – Samdo  (20km) ( 1200m )  -1200m

11 Tue, Nov 15th Day 11: Hike / run Samdo to Bimtang  22km  1490m   -1594m

12 Wed, Nov 16thDay 12: Stage 7 – Bimtang to Dharapani  22.86km  348m   -2117m

13 Thu, Nov 17th Day 13: Return to Kathmandu (Drive)     -2117m

14 Fri, Nov 18th Day 00:Kathmandu departure (14th day!)     -2117m

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Karna Rana

Karna Rana


I hearty welcome to Nepal, known as the Kingdom of Himalayans and the roof of the World “Mt. Everest.” Nepal has been named a Heaven on Earth and is a wonder in the Himalayan. It is the Shangri-La, a living cultural Museum, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha and it is the country of the living Goddess “Kumari.”

I am Karna Rana Trekking Tour Operator and Mountain Guide, specializing in Trekking, Tour, Travel in Nepal, Hiking in the Himalayan and other Outdoor Activities including, Peak Climbing, Expedition, Adventure Trekking, Rafting, etc. applying my field expiring since 2000. Meanwhile, I have completed my Master’s degree in Rural Development (2016) from Tribhuvan University of Kathmandu, Nepal’s leading educational institution. Now, I have been applying my field experience in tourism, especially in remote areas of the country for sustainable eco-tourism for local empowerment. I enjoyed writing my blog own word sharing my travel experience in the Himalayan, aiming to provide the right information and help to the Nepal Traveler.

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